Friday, August 28, 2009

Project Runway 6: Episode 2

After watching last night's episode of Project Runway, I have a suggestion for next season: start out with 10-12 designers, max. I know that the show is a phenomenon and the producers want to keep it on as long as possible, but 16 designers (down to 15 at the start of episode 2) is just too many. So much is crammed into each episode that, come 11:00, it's hard to remember much of the fabric and fierceness (if any) that was flying around. (It's a good thing I'm a fast note-taker.)

Of course, it doesn't help that there are still no standout personalities in this season's group. Either all the fabulousness is being edited for time or there isn't any to edit in the first place. I hope it's the former or it's going to be a loooong season.

The beginning of last night's show found Mitchell thanking his lucky stars that he didn't get the boot last week after sending his model down the runway in a see-through dress. I assumed that all this early focus on Mitchell meant that he would either be this week's challenge winner or screw up again and be auf'd...

Continue on to Starpulse to read the full recap!


LiLu said...

Tim Gunn is Jesus.


Soda and Candy said...

Ugh, Mitchell is boring as hell. Then again, I liked the crazy egg-sling, so what do I know from taste? I was super glad he ditched the jodhpurs, that was terrible.

Dale said...

As usual, it hasn't started airing here so I'll be reading your recaps late, I think it starts in a couple of weeks. We Canadians are a wee bit slow!

Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

I want more designers, which would mean the show would have to run more episodes.

Anonymous said...

I love Project Runway. Tim Gunn is my hero!

Penny said...

I really like the dude that won the first challenge. Michael. I agree's hard to narrow it down.

J. Hi said...

I thought the same thing about "no standout personalities." Actually I thought 'these people are boring.' Maybe you're right and they will bring the drama later when there are fewer designers.


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