The Assistant

Season 1 Episode 6

Spa Day

Aired Monday 10:30 PM Aug 16, 2004 on MTV - Music Television
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Spa Day
The Assistants all rush to Andy's bedside after being called, Stefani's elimination still fresh in their minds. Upon entering Andy's room, they are surprised to see Jen, Andy's exgirlfriend in the bed with him. The first big oops! is after ordering the assistants to order a limo, a large pink one appears causing Andy and Jenn to get annoyed.

Since the "nice" hotel apparently lost their reservation, Andy and his girlfriend are forced to go to a cheaper hotel. Since Andy and Jen are not satisfied, the assistants bring in some homosexual help. Still, Andy and Jen are not happy. The group returns to the house where they see they are on the set of Andy's Assistant, American Idol style. In the end, Andy decides to cut Colin and Mykell, leaving only Tanika and Melissa.moreless
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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (3)

      • Andy said that the remaining assistants ruined "another relationship." The only relationships we have seen Andy in during the running of this show were the ones with Jen [which was ruined by them] and Michelle. The thing is, Andy told Colin that things weren't working out with Michelle in the episode when he was sick, so he had Colin break up with Michelle for him. How is that "ruining a relationship" if Andy assigned him to do it? RESPONSE: My guess is Andy's relationship with Michelle was ruined because The assitants invited Jen to his 'birthday' party.

      • Mykell's goof was he didn't come up with a good excuse for Andy being late.

      • Colin's goof was he didn't make a good promotion for the No Nose Andy show.

    • QUOTES (5)

    • NOTES (4)

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • The Reference: American Idol
        American Idol is a reality show that debuted in America in 2002 from Britain. A grueling talent show, the final 30 hopefuls leave their fate in the hands of America has thousands of people vote. American Idol is the only reality show that actually creates a superstar from it's winner/runners-up with previous winners being Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, and Fanatasia Barrino.

      • Triumphant Trio: "We're the triumphant trio!"
        Andy's three friends come in and help the assistants to make the hotel room look stylish for Andy's girlfriend. Andy makes a reference to them being "queer eyes" which is a direct reference to Bravo's series "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," a show in which five gay men, the "Fab 5," go around helping straight men change their lifestyles so that they can be more pleasing to their girlfriends/wives.