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The Apprentice Season 3 episodes

The Apprentice Season 3, Episode 18

Following the final tasks, in which Tana runs an Olympics promotion, while Kendra is charged with a video-game tournament, Mr. T. says: “You're hired!” to Apprentice No. 3. Also: a cast reunion. Telecast from New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. read more

Into the Stretch Season 3, Episode 17

In the next-to-last episode of the third season, pits finalists Kendra against Tana. Kendra runs a video-game tournament while, Tana is charged with an athletic competition tied to New York City's bid for the 2012 Olympics. New York governor George Pataki joins Donald Trump at the opening, which is hosted by Bruce Jenner and features exhibitions by Olympians Michael Phelps, Justin Gatlin, Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner. Rapper Fabolous emcees the video-game tournament. read more

The Games People Play Season 3, Episode 16

The final three are whittled to two in interviews with four outside business execs. Then the two remaining candidates begin their parallel tasks, each aided by three fired competitors (not all of whom are welcomed back with open arms). read more

Bedazzled by a Beefy T Season 3, Episode 15

The task awaiting Alex, Craig, Tana and Kendra: design T-shirts for Hanes, with the help of artists Burton Morris and Romero Britto. But first: a corporate reshuffling. read more

I Can't Believe It's Not Clutter Season 3, Episode 14

The five-remaining interviewees---Bren and Alex of NetWorth; and Tana, Craig and Kendra of Magna---square off with office clutter. The challenge is to come up with office products to reduce it. The winners have a power-breakfast date with Carolyn and George at the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center. The losers have a date with Trump in the boardroom. read more

A Lonely Drive Season 3, Episode 13

After another corporate reshuffle, the six remaining candidates pull all-nighters (some of them, anyhow) as they struggle to come up with promotional brochures for a new sports car. The winners get to play basketball with members of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The losers must explain why, as George Ross puts it, they couldn't “sell a hot car with a hot brochure.” read more

Seams Stress Season 3, Episode 12

The seven remaining candidates design high-tech fashions, but one team apparently forgets to put in pockets: they lose their seed money. read more

The Pie's the Limit Season 3, Episode 11

The task: create a new style of pizza and sell it. It's no pizza party for the eight remaining candidates, but when it's over, some of them will be dining on something finer. read more

Pandora's Box Season 3, Episode 10

The nine remaining candidates try their hands at home improvement, running do-it-yourself clinics at Home Depot. But one of the do-it-yourselfers proves to be all thumbs (and proud of it). As for the winners, their reward is almost literally out of this world. read more

What You Missed...An Apprentice Recap Season 3, Episode 9

Season 3 outtakes include Verna's final meeting with Donald Trump, Danny singing and Gene Simmons flirting with Stephanie. Also: contestant audition tapes. read more

Bling It On Season 3, Episode 8

Lil Jon, Gene Simmons, Moby, Eve, Barenaked Ladies, Lil' Kim, Jadakiss, Fat Joe, Simple Plan and New Found Glory are the pop stars Magna Corp and Net Worth woo for a charity fund-raiser. Ten candidates remain, and one proves to be a bit too hip and another a bit starstruck. The project involves the TV music channel Fuse. read more

Project Putt Putt Season 3, Episode 7

The task facing the 11 remaining candidates: operating miniature golf courses at Manhattan's chelsea Piers. One team hits on a safari theme while the other clowns around, and winners get to play real golf with Mr. Trump at his course in Bedminster, N.J. read more

The Writing on the Wall Season 3, Episode 6

The assignment: create ad campaigns for a new video game. Twelve candidates remain. read more

Airstream of Consciousness Season 3, Episode 5

The 13 remaining contenders hop on Airstream trailers for this week's assignment. One risks everything, while another shows why sloth doesn't pay off. read more

Soap Dopes Season 3, Episode 4

The task facing the 14 remaining candidates: create “mini-movie” ad campaigns for Dove body wash. Magna and Net Worth take very different approaches and one of the commercials proves to be quite provocative. Adman Donny Deutsch makes an appearance. read more

Trouble Is Brewing Season 3, Episode 3

The task: devise a PR campaign for instant coffee. Sixteen candidates remain, and one of them is anything but perky. Another makes a decision that has jaws dropping. read more

Motel 666 Season 3, Episode 2

The task: renovate decrepit motels at the New Jersey shore, then operate them. One team has budget woes and a leadership problem while the other suffers a hospitality breakdown and a member meltdown; and after the boardroom, 16 candidates remain. Forbes publisher Steve Forbes and golfer Annika Sorenstam make appearances. read more

Whopper 101 Season 3, Episode 1

It's “book smarts” vs. “street smarts” in Season 3 as nine college grads and nine graduates of the school of hard knocks wage entrepreneurial war. The first task: operate Manhattan Burger Kings. read more

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Premise: A kind of 'Survivor' in pinstripes in which would-be business tycoons work for Donald Trump, who dismisses one at the end of each episode, and made the words 'you're fired' a national catchphrase as the Manhattan-based series became a breakout hit. Trump is also a coexecutive producer, along with 'Survivor' impresario Mark Burnett.

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