The 10 gorgeous contestants, who think they're competing to become "the Face of Vegas," work with a stylist and a budget of $200 and 30 minutes to create a signature "Vegas" look. Then, decked out, they pose in lighted glass cases on the Strip, as passersby drop a chip in the case of the person they choose as "hottest." However, their inner beauty is being judged as well when, through hidden cameras, we see each contestant offered a chance to steal an item out of their budget to give them an edge in the competition.
Magic impresarios Penn and Teller teach the nine remaining contestants a magic trick and swear them to secrecy. The contestant who performs the trick best will be featured in Penn and Teller's live show in Las Vegas. In addition, a reporter from People magazine interviews each contestant, trying to get them to spill the beans on how the trick is done. Who will crack? The judges have hidden cameras and one more twist to test the lowest scorers' ethical mettle.
The remaining eight contestants conduct televised "man-on-the-street" interviews with passers-by on the Vegas Strip, trying to demonstrate their best communication skills and their ability to put others at ease. Which of them will break the rules by sneaking a peek at the interview questions in advance? Can any of the contestants correctly pronounce the word "cacophony"? But most important, can they exhibit poise when those interviews are relentlessly criticized by a focus group of hard-to-impress people? Meanwhile, at the hotel hot tub, the tension mounts during a ...
The remaining seven contestants need to create a tasty ad campaign for the Planet Hollywood buffet in a photo shoot featuring only their nearly nude bodies and select food items -- ranging from ice cream to live crabs. Who creates a campaign so tasteless that the judges can't swallow it? Who freaks out claiming to look "fat"? And who fails the hidden camera test that shows which contestants will dig through a messy garbage can to help someone find a lost engagement ring?
The remaining six contestants must quickly bone up on Vegas facts and tourism tips to prep to be tour bus guides. Who frets over reading the voluminous notes and confides that it's been 10 years since reading a book? Which contestant confidently tells the Vegas visitors that "the Venetian Hotel is so romantic, it's like...you're in Spain." Who can't pronounce Bugsy Siegel's last name? And who tries to change their score in the competition when offered the chance?
The bevy of beauties is down to just five, and this week their challenge takes place at a wedding chapel in Vegas. They compete to take part as bridesmaids and groomsmen in weddings throughout the day - the first male and female contestant to be picked to be in three weddings is safe. One contestant doesn't get picked a single time, prompting a total meltdown. And in the inner beauty challenge, when each beauty encounters a bride's "Momzilla" belittling her overweight daughter on her special day, who will offer compassion to the crushed girl and who will just... laugh?