The simple idea of The Biggest Loser, familiar to dieters the world over, is that "whomever loses the most...wins." Losing weight will be difficult, though, as the 12 contestants (six male and six female) will be faced with real-life temptations that their new approved weight-loss skills and resources should help them overcome -- if they want to win, that is. Written by
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Harley Pasternak was originally supposed to be a trainer on the show but once he began negotiating for a better deal he was replaced by Bob Harper. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.129