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Old 11-28-2010, 11:23 PM
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Season 10, Episode 11: QVC Viewers Are Racist?

Steuart: Hey! There's that Trump guy.
Trump: So this is how the other half lives. And by "other half", I mean everyone who isn't me. Anyway, there's 4 left, and the producers want to make it just 2 after this week. In order to get it to the right 2, I'm moving Brandy to Fortitude with Liza. You'll see why this works in the boardroom. So go take a helicopter ride to QVC in Pennsylvania for this week's task.

Clint: It's really good we have this time to strategize, Steuart.
Steuart: Yeas it is. Mostly because you remind me of my dad.
Clint: That's really weird. But it's information I'll use later. Anyway, let's just use this time for productive purposes.

Liza: (silence)
Brandy: (silence)
Liza: (silence)

Clint: Let's sell the purses. And let's steamroll the ladies.
Steuart: Okay.

Liza: Let's sell the watches.
Brandy: It's whatever you want. You're the boss.

Clint: Which 2 products d you ladies want to sell?
Brandy: Oh no, we're not stupid or anything. We're not telling you both of our items at once. Let's reveal the list one at a time.
Clint: Okay. You go first.
Liza: We're such goo negotiators. We want to sell the watches.
Clint. Us too. That's one of our items. What's your other item?
Liza: The belts?
Clint: Yup, us too. What time slot do you gals want?
Liza: Oh no, we're not stupid or anything.
Clint: How about we let you have your pick of what to sell, and we'll have our pick of time slots?
Liza: There's no way that can go wrong. We'll pick the watches.
Clint: Okay. We'll sell second. And we'll sell the purses.
Liza: D'oh!

Liza: Brandy, I want you to be the guest hostess on TV. That's because I'm black, and there's no way all those white folks are going to buy what a black hostess is selling. Even though the professional hostess QVC is providing for the men happens to be black.
Brandy: It's whatever you want. You're the boss.
Liza: Let's charge $69.99.
Brandy: It's whatever you want. You're the boss.

Clint: I'm going to wear this purse all girlie like.
Steuart: giggle, giggle, giggle.
Clint: Now I'm going to dig through it with my bear paw of a hand.
Steuart: giggle, giggle, giggle.
Clint: What's the matter with you?
Steuart: giggle, giggle, giggle.

Brandy: This is-
Liza: Hold it. You’re in front of the sign. Move it over.
Brandy: How's that? Okay? This is-
Liza; hold it. Push it back.
Brandy: How's that? Okay? This is-
Liza: Move it a little more.
Brandy: How's that? Okay? This is-
Liza: Now a little more.
Brandy: How's that? Okay? This is-
Liza: Stop practicing. It's time to start the show.
Brandy: Sell, sell, sell.
Liza: That's it.

Steuart: These purses are ...
Clint: Supple.
Steuart: ... supple ...
Clint: Soft.
Steuart: ... soft ...
Clint: Cavernous.
Steuart: ... cavernous? ...
Clint: Tender.
Steuart: ... tender ...
Clint: Ample.
Steuart: ... ample ...
Clint: Snuggle.
Steuart: ... snuggle ...
Clint: Thank-you.
Steuart: ... Thank-you.

Trump: What was it like working with Liza?
Brandy: Liza thinks white people won't buy from a black person.
Trump: Okay then. Anyway, the ladies made $2,900, and the men made $2,100. So it's a good thing I split the teams this way. I'm going to fire someone from each team in order to get the right final 2. This renders the entire task meaningless. Ladies, go wait outside.

Trump: Clint, you were PM. And you lost. So you'll need to give me some reason, no matter how thin, to keep you over Steuart.
Clint: Steuart thinks I'm his dad. And he wanted a higher price for the purses. And before we went broke, my wife bought a lot of purses. Now we're selling them on eBay, just to make the trailer payment.
Trump: Either of those reasons works for me.
Steuart: Mr. Trump, Clint's not going to fit into your New York corporate office culture. He has a Southern accent. If white folks won't buy from a black lady, then New Yorkers won’t listen to a guy with a Southern accent.
Trump: Hmmm … Mr. Headhunter, what's your opinion?
Mr. Headhunter: He does have a Southern accent.
Trump: What do you say, Ms. Headhunter?
Ms. Headhunter: You have offices all over. Including the South.
Trump: Hey, that's right! So now we have lots of reasons to keep Clint. Steuart, you're fired!

Clint: I love you man.
Steuart: whatever.
Trump: Send the ladies in so I can fire Liza during the first 2 minutes next week. Then we can get down to the Clint vs. Brandy final.

Steuart: I've decided to use my experience with The Apprentice to go back to doing whatever it was I was doing before The Apprentice.

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When Clint described his education and business background, that was the first time I'd ever truly been impressed by him. Not even so much by the background itself (which was very good) but by the way he presented it and compared it to Steuart's background.
If you haven't been impressed with the way he has been able to consistently get things run his way, then I'm not sure why you think his background m akes a difference.
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Old 11-28-2010, 11:33 PM
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This is my first season watching, and none of the people really seem especially deserving of a top job. Is that common or is this just an odd year?
No one in that situation will seem "deserving" of a top job. Even Bill Rancic, the person most people agree is the quintessential Apprentice. Go watch season 1 again (or for the first time).
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The interview with the rasta photographer guy about how Fortitude was doing -- WTF was that?
It was totally awesome, that's what it was. "The high school version of film school", or something like that, right after Stephanie bragged about all of her talents.
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Season 10, Episode 12: Paging Lisa Manilla!

Clint: Whew! Glad I got through that one. Finals, here I come!
Receptionist: Mr. Trump will see the three of you now.
Clint: I can't wait to see those girls squirm!

Trump: Clint, why should I keep you?
Clint: Hey! What? Wait a minute ... you aren't ... aren't you ... you aren't going to fire me are you?
Trump: Relax. Obviously I'm going to fire Liza. You were supposed to win the last task, letting me fire Liza last week and save the slightly less obvious firing for this week. Thanks a lot, Clint.
Clint: No problem.
Trump: Brandy, why should I not fire you?
Brandy: Because I've "worked" for several Senators. wink, wink.
Trump: Interesting. especially if you're saying what I think you're saying.
Brandy: How's your wife? What is she, like 40 years old now? Starting to get some miles on her I bet.
Trump: You nailed it. Liza, you want to defend yourself for a couple minutes before I fire you?
Liza: Sure. I'm way better than Brandy. With each task, I always knew what the problem was and was willing to bring that problem to you after we failed.
Trump: That's true, but you always have trouble getting along with people.
Liza: Not true. I never had trouble getting along with people. They always had trouble getting along with me.
Trump: True. Regardless, you're fired.

Trump: Clint and Brandy, one of you will put on a golf tournament, and the other will put on a dinner starring Liza Minelli and Kathy Griffin. They say Kathy Griffin is funny, which surprises me. Oh yeah, one of you gets Mahsa, Poppy, and Steuart. The other gets Liza, Stephanie, and Anand. Brandy, you pick first.
Brandy: Since I know less than absolutely nothing about golf, I'll skip the opportunity to pick the event and instead pick the team. I choose the one with the slacker, the super bitch, and the cheater.
Trump: Clint, that gives you the mega bitch, the ditz, and the metrosexual. Which event do you want?
Clint: I'll take Liza Minneli.
Trump: Hmmm ... I did not know that about you Clint. Not that there's anything wrong with that. Now, I want Liza to take a swing at a golf ball. This will establish what will become an important dynamic on Team Stephanie.

Steuart: I'm good at catering. Let me handle that part.
Clint: I knew you'd be good at that.
Mahsa: I'm good at decorating because I'm so super smart at creating stuff.
Clint: Whatever. You and Poppy aren't really an integral part here. This is mostly me and Steuart. Just set the tables however Steuart tells you to.
Poppy: I'm good at dating married men.
Clint: I'll see you later tonight. In the meantime, we're going to now establish that Liza Mineli is a complete and total control freak, down to the point of demanding a particular brand, model, and serial number of nose hair trimmer in her room, warmed up and ready to go. Everybody got that. Liza Minnellee is freaky controlling control freak. Write that down. Memorize that point. Learn that point.

Brandy: Okay, I know nothing about golf. So according to Webster’s, "golf" is "a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land". Hmmm ..., I guess we'll need an ocean or sea for this event. unless you want to be our golf expert, Liza.
Liza: That would be best.
Stephanie: Liza, Liza, how I hate her. I hate Liza. She is worthless. She is awful. I hate her, I hate her, I hate her! I especially hate the way she does not work well with others!
Brandy: What do you use for tournament prizes?
Liza: Well-
Stephanie: Shut up Liza! All these people coming to this thing, they probably already have golf clubs. I mean, come on, a guy pulls up to a golf course in a Rolls-Royce, you know he has all the golf equipment he wants. But what I'll be he does not have is a gift certificate.
Brandy: Brilliant! I totally agree that all of these people will have, what's that called, golf "clubs"? And even though they are all probably millionaires, you just know what they don't have is a lesser form of cash valued at $1,000 which can be spent only in one place.
Liza: Okay, so instead of the latest and greatest putter or driver, we'll get the winner a gift which says "I had no idea what to get you".

Junior: How's it going guys?
Clint: Everything is running super-smooth.
Junior: Hey man, why you doing the Liza Minellee thing?
Clint: What are you implying? I'm not a closeted gay or anything. After that crack by Steuart last week, I just wanted your dad to know I can run New York-type things.

Stueart: Uh oh. Clint, you're not going to believe this.
Clint: What is it?
Steuart: Guess.
Clint: Man, I'm going to slug you.
Steuart: Okay, okay. The caterer can't make it. And everyone else is closed!
Clint: Oh no! Whatever can we do? I guess we'll call someone tomorrow morning and quickly resolve the whole thing. And if that doesn't work, we'll just send Poppy over to KFC to pick up a hundred buckets of extra crispy and Mahsa to Subway for a 50-foot sub.

Junior: How's it going, ladies?
Brandy: I've got Liza as my golf expert. Other than that, I have nothing.
Junior: Well, you can put Anand out there watching for cheaters. BAM!
Anand: Oh, come on. That was weeks ago. Surely everyone has forgotten about that by now.
Junior: Nope, that episode is going to dog you until the day you die. And don't call me "Shirley".

Brandy: Did you get the gift cards?
Liza: No, we didn't. Gift cards are a really poor idea. We bought golf clubs instead.
Stephanie: You idiot! You can't do one simple thing! "Buy giftcards". How hard is that?
Brandy: It's too late to do anything about that now. I guess we'll just have to trust that the only person on this team who knows anything about golf and who is the only person who has ever been to a golf tournament knows what she's talking about when it comes to prizes.
Stephanie: But she's still an idiot, right?
Brandy: You got it. And now, I'll call Mr. Trump to see who he wants to play golf with.
Trump's Telephone: Ring, ring.
Trump: Yo!
Brandy: Mr. Trump, who do you want to play golf with?
Trump: How about Liza? Since you're in the middle of a task, I know she won't be busy.
Brandy: That was unexpected.

Mahsa: Woo hoo! Check it out Poppy! Clint really messed up here!
Poppy: What is it?
Mahsa: Guess.
Poppy: Man, I'm going to have Clint slug you.
Mahsa: Okay, okay. Liza Minnelee's name is misspelled. On this sign. And it's going to cost $200 out of our remaining $1,400 to fix it. And her name is misspelled on everything else, too. And it's going to cost $3,800 of the remaining $1,200 to fix that.
Poppy: Wait a minute ... according my calculations, $3,800 is more than $1,200.
Mahsa: Ha ha on Clint. In case you, and the viewers, didn't know, misspelling the name of a control freak such as Liza Mennelli is a big deal. A great big deal. It can get you (cue dramatic music) ... FIRED!!!

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First, it seems to me that knowing absolutely nothing about the focus of one of the two tasks is going to trump having to work with Mahsa. Especially given that there was a very good chance Clint would

Second, giftcards? Really? You realize that rich golfers probably have the golf clubs they want, but you don't realize rich golfers probably have a thousand dollars? And not even a thousand dollars which can be thrown on the pile but a thousand dollars which can be spent in one and only one place? Go talk to the guy at the golf shop. There's always a brand-new, just-hit-the-market club for sell. Make that your big prize. And is there no way some golf balls autographed by some big-name golfer? Or at least consider that a prize before realizing the time is getting short? A giftcard is what you get buy someone when a) you're lazy; or b) you've procrastinate too much.
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Junior had some good lines this week. I don't recall Ivanka saying much. I'd hate to be the editor responsible for that after she saw the episode.
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And is Liza really that hard to work with? The only fault of hers they really showed this season is she's a slacker. It seemed like everyone else (meaning Mahsa and Stephanie) seemed to be the ones putting up the roadblocks.
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I completely forgot about Mahsa's rant that the *bleep*er Clint is not *bleep*ing "right with Jesus". Okay, she didn't say *bleep* in the same sentence she declared Clint to not be "right with Jesus", but either way, it was awesome.
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Mahsa is your basic Apprentice dream candidate. Ambitious and wacko.

And I reject the idea that the Apprentice finalists are showing up on the day before the event (?) and "running" it. At best, they're responsible for a few finishing details -- in this case, gift bags, dressing room stuff, a few decorations. The club staff probably have been working on this thing for months and just snicker silently at the candidates while they run around stupidly. They're not going to put on a bad event just because some neophytes are nominally in charge.
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