They come armed with stilettos, feathers, and sequins, prepared for a battle where one false move-or eyelash-could spell doom. For the show the queens delivered celebrity impersonations. The queens now competing as individuals , were then divided into pairs to attend the events. The main challenge is to perform as a girl group with daughters of famous celebrities, drag them up, and lip-sync to one of RuPaul's songs. Team Brown Flowers received very few positive notes, with Santino saying their jokes were poor and the performance was even uncomfortable to watch. After deliberation, Team Shad and Team Mandora find themselves the bottom two teams. Shannel's finale look is praised for reminding the judges she is a showgirl, but she is criticized on both her comedy performance which was found offensive, and over-talking during the interview.
Manila placed 6th, while Latrice ultimately placed 5th overall. For the runway teams displayed their best 1960s fashions. Chad and Jujubee play their teams' superheroes, while Raven and Shannel play the villains. Team Latrila wins the challenge, and Team Rujubee was announced as the second best. After deliberating for the last time this season, Ru eliminates Jujubee and Shannel, leaving Chad and Raven to lip-sync for the final time. Manila Luzon once again receives praise for her performance in the challenge, as well as her runway look, but Latrice is criticized on all accounts of her look as well as her performance. The queens were taught by Cheri Oteri on their comedic side.
A companion series to the competition show RuPaul's Drag Race, this series offers a behind-the-scenes look at the action that took place offstage during each episode of Drag Race. For their mini challenge, Ru pulls out a big one, the reading challenge! Queens competed in teams of two, determined by the contestants themselves. Team Shad received very negative feedback on all parts of their performance, which Ru believes was caused by the fact they had worked together and known each other for so long. Chad's entire performance as well as her final runway look are praised. Team Celebrity impersonation Team Brown Flowers Tammie Brown Tammy Faye Messner Nina Flowers La Lupe Team Latrila Latrice Royale Oprah Winfrey Manila Luzon Madonna Team Rujubee Raven Bea Arthur Jujubee Fran Drescher Team Shad Shannel Lucille Ball Chad Michaels Bette Davis Team Yarlexis Yara Sofia Charo Alexis Mateo Shakira Each team had to perform three segments, a cocktail party, a joke exchange with Ru and a joke wall. Jujubee is praised for her impersonation of Fran Drescher, although Santino did not believe she looked like her, and Raven is critiqued on her poor impersonation of Bea Arthur. Both members of the team would be eliminated.
For the main challenge, the teams created a story about a Super Hero and a Super Villain. This series features discussion between contestants before and after their performances and also includes some footage that did not air on the parent series. For the main challenge each queen, under the direction of their partner via earpiece, had to go to Hollywood Boulevard and convince passers-by to participate in pranks, for example slapping the queen with a novelty foam hand or allowing the queen to spray whipped cream down the pedestrian's pants. Join RuPaul as he welcomes back the most celebrated queens of the past for a special edition of Drag Race that promises to be the wildest, most jaw-dropping and outrageous Drag Race yet. Nina Flowers is critiqued for not giving La Lupe enough of a personality, although Busy Phillips does compliment her on her look for the evening, and Tammie Brown is criticized on letting her own personality take over Tammie Faye Messner.
Raven is spoken highly of due to her star potential, which was a reminder of why she was the runner-up of season 2. These two teams are dismissed from the stage while the remaining teams are critiqued. On the main stage, the queens receive their final critiques. Cast members were announced on August 6, 2012. Latrice Royale is criticized for not delivering Oprah, while Manila Luzon is praised on her impersonation of Madonna, even though Michelle does give her some critiques regarding her makeup for the evening. The judges agree Chad came to All-Stars with a new energy since season 4, and it showed in all of the challenges, as well as her background history with drag. The final four also handled well at their Hamburger Mary's appearances.
With fan favorites and even some All Stars alums making a return, there are bound to be a few twists and turns. To lip-sync for their team, who was eliminated. Once again, Team Shad wins the challenge, while Team Rujubee lands in the bottom two, this time alongside Team Yarlexis. Both did well, but it was Chad Michaels who was crowned as the winner of RuPaul's All-Star Drag Race and the first inductee into Drag Race Hall of Fame. Team Rujubee won and got a chance to talk to their love ones. The first episode introduced several changes to the rules for the All Stars competition.
After 6 episodes of competition the final two teams, Shad and Rujubee, split up to compete solo in the final challenge. All Stars rules are still in full effect. Drag Race season is starting early, ladies! Yara Sofia was strongly praised for her impersonation of Charo, which the judges believe was enough to hold the team up, as Alexis' Shakira impersonation fell flat. In December 2018 and returned to compete on. Team Yarlexis is called out by their other competitors as the weakest team, and the ones that should go next.
The team also had a double shantay in episode 5. Team Yarlexis' look is praised for being a coordinating look, but they are criticized for being out of sync with the song. The first challenge is for the teammates to make each other up for a high fashion photo shoot. You never know what could happen! The judges were torn between the remaining pairs, but Team Shad ultimately won for a third straight week in a row, and Team Rujubee lip synced for their lives for the third straight week as well. Guest judge Jennifer Lewis will surely be quick to put any queens who fail to impress her in their place. They are the best of the best, the top queens from Drag Race seasons 1-4, and they're ready to lip-synch for their lives to determine which of these all-stars will claim the ultimate title and be declared Queen amongst queens. .
During the deliberations, the judges agree Jujubee is holding back, which could show she is not ready to take on the large title. Shannel is told her Lucille Ball was not spot-on, but Chad's Bette Davis is highly liked, and therefore praised. Team Latrila and Team Rujubee are declared the bottom two, and Manila and Jujubee perform the lip-sync. In the end Chad Michaels was declared the winner with Raven placing as runner-up. On the interview, Jujubee did not interact as much, while Shannel overshadowed all the girls by talking too much. Latrice originally placed 7th, but won re-entry into the competion. She is also critiqued on her interview, in which she let the other queens outshine her.