When the girls are selecting partners, Willam learns a valuable lesson about karma: Yep, she’s stuck with Madame LaQueer. But Willam doesn’t let this stop her from executing a dye-pack concept that leaves the two covered in blue paint—and victorious. The reward? Team captains!
For the main challenge, Ru tells the girls that they’ll be playing parts in the new sitcom Hot in Tuckahoe. Hmm. I appreciate a nod to anything with Betty White, but a little bird named Wikipedia told me that TV Land and Logo are both owned by Viacom.
Vague cross-promotions are so fun!
Anyway, Willam is confident because acting in sitcoms is, like, her day job. Milan is confident because of her degree in acting. And Latrice is confident because, well, she’s been to prison. My money is on the school of hard knocks. The prep scenes show LaQueer trying out accents that are even more incomprehensible that her real one and Jiggly learning SAT words like “horticulture.” (I hope she knows that it has nothing to do with hos.)
For the filming, Ru and Max Mutchnick (co-creator of Will & Grace) watch as the two teams act their way through their “women”-in-prison scenarios.
For Willam’s group, Latrice proves that she has more talent in her head bob than any BFA could offer. On LaQueer’s team, Kenya Michaels appears to be acting in a one-woman show and Sharon Needles struggles over and over—and over—with the line, “dressed in beaver.”
And then she got snippy about it.