Joel Wilkenfeld: Sabrina, we're dropping you.
Joel Wilkenfeld: Marcela, we're dropping you.
Joel Wilkenfeld: Shantel, we're dropping you.
Joel Wilkenfeld: Nancy, we're dropping you.
Jule Campbell: I'm always anti-props.
Nancy: Alicia is, very strong willed person. I definitely feel intimidated by her.
Alicia: Everything else on the table was healthy food, except the cake. Something told me don't do it, don't do it, don't do it. Who ever eat the cake, I mean, I don't know how determined they are, if they're ready to make it happen, ready to win competitions. I'm just glad I didn't touch the cake. They did!
Shannon: I would be lying to say, "oh, I'm just here for the experience, and I'm just excited to be here." Yes I'm excited to be here, but, I wanna win this competition, of course I do, I want the spread in Sports Illustrated.
Adaora: I'm here to become Sports Illustrated's newest model. I want to be well known. I want to make money.
Krisi: I wish I had a bigger butt, that's one thing I've been thinking about getting butt implants.
Krisi: I decided to get breast implants because, I mean I like the way Pamela Anderson's and Carmen Electra's and everybody's look.
Betti: I cannot afford to compare myself to none of the girls, because I'm definitely gonna allow insecurities to come in.
Shannon: Doing this runway show in our swimsuits, you know, like that (snaps her fingers), we didn't have any time to change. My adrenaline, is pumping.
Alicia: Some of the girls weren't even prepared, they weren't even shaved. But, I'm not gonna say no names.
Nikko: We have 15 minutes to get ready. We're going into your suitcase, pulling out the sexiest swimsuit you have, and we're getting back on that runway girls, and we're doing a full, runway show! WOOHH!!
Nikko: You're going to be living in this house, learn how to carry those suitcase downstairs!
Shannon: I was like, oh, my god, there's Cheryl Tiegs. It's like, one of the icons of Sports Illustrated. Is she really right here in front of me?
Narrator: Heidi Klum. Molly Sims. Elle MacPherson. The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. A 40 year tradition that has catapulted models to international stardom. Now, Sports Illustrated is giving a complete unknown a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. A chance to join the ranks of the world's most famous super models. The prize, a layout in the 2005 swimsuit issue, and a 1 million dollar modeling contract. SI launched a nationwide search, sending model scouts out to find the best undiscovered talent in America. Thousands lined-up hoping to turn their dreams, into reality. Only 12 aspiring models were chosen, over the next six weeks they will live in a Malibu estate, and compete against each other in grueling physical challenges, and professional modeling events. Three esteemed judges will size up the talent. Each week, models will be cut from the competition. The finalists will travel to a exotic location to shoot a layout for the 2005 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. In the end, after the field is narrowed to two, America will vote to decide who will be, this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit model.
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Dropped from the competition in this episode were Nancy, Shantal, Marcela and Sabrina
Also known as Runway
Also known as Week 1
The original broadcast of this episode scored a 5.2/8 rating