Face Off (season 5)

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Face Off Season 5
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 13
Broadcast
Original channel Syfy
Original run August 13, 2013 – November 5, 2013
Season chronology
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The fifth season of the Syfy reality television series Face Off premiered on August 13, 2013. The season features 16 prosthetic makeup artists competing against each other to create makeup effects. This is the first season to feature the return of eight prior contestants competing against eight new contestants. The grand prize for the fifth season is a VIP trip from Kryolan to one of their 85 locations, a 2013 Fiat 500, and $100,000. A rule violation occurred and is noted during the end credits of episode 5, details are unknown. This is the second season where a contestant voluntarily left the competition, with the first being Season 3. Laura Tyler of Orlando, Florida, was the winner of the season.

Judges[edit]

Contestants[edit]

Veterans
Rookies

Contestant progress[edit]

Contestant Episode
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Laura HIGH HIGH LOW HIGH WIN IN WIN IN IN HIGH HIGH IN WINNER
Roy IN IN IN‡ LOW HIGH HIGH IN‡ IN LOW WIN LOW IN RUNNER-UP
Tate IN‡ IN HIGH IN IN WIN LOW IN WIN IN WIN WIN RUNNER-UP
Miranda WIN IN WIN WIN IN IN HIGH WIN HIGH IN LOW OUT
Laney HIGH HIGH HIGH IN IN HIGH HIGH LOW IN LOW QUIT
Eddie LOW IN IN IN LOW IN LOW HIGH IN OUT
Frank LOW IN LOW HIGH IN IN IN IN OUT
Alana HIGH WIN HIGH IN IN LOW IN OUT
Scott IN IN IN LOW LOW LOW OUT
Lyma IN LOW HIGH IN HIGH OUT
RJ LOW IN IN IN OUT
Adolfo LOW IN HIGH OUT
Eric LOW LOW OUT
Rick HIGH IN OUT
Sam IN OUT
Tolin OUT
     The contestant won Face Off.
     The contestant was a runner-up.
     The contestant won a Spotlight Challenge.
     The contestant was part of a team that won the Spotlight Challenge.
     The contestant was in the top in the Spotlight Challenge.
     The contestant was in the bottom in the Spotlight Challenge.
     The contestant dropped out of the competition.
     The contestant was eliminated.
‡ The contestant won the Foundation Challenge.

Episodes[edit]

Special: The Vets Strike Back[edit]

A review of the eight veteran contestants' performances in their respective seasons by McKenzie and the judges along with a preview of the new season.

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
18-49
Rating
42 1 "Going for Gold" August 13, 2013 (2013-08-13) 1.27[1] 0.6[1]
  • Foundation Challenge: Creating an original character inspired by one of the costumed partygoers where the competitors met.
Guests: Yaya Han, Riki "Riddle" Lecotey, Jessica Merizan, Holly Conrad and Jessie Lagers of SyFy's Heroes of Cosplay.
Guest Judge: Catherine Hardwicke
Top Foundations: Tate, Roy and Laura
Reward: Immunity
Winner: Tate
  • Spotlight Challenge: The contestants worked as two teams of eight, veterans against newcomers, to create five original hyper stylized fantasy characters that would all fit in the same world.
Winning Team: Veterans
Top Looks:
Miranda & Alana - Pixie (Veterans)
Laura - Witch (Veterans)
Laney & Rick - Faun (Newcomers)
Safe:
Lyma - Pixie (Newcomers)
Roy - Faun (Veterans)
Sam & Scott - Witch (Newcomers)
Tate - Troll (Veterans)
Bottom Looks:
Eddie & Tolin - Ogre (Newcomers)
Adolfo - Troll (Newcomers)
Eric, Frank & RJ - Ogre (Veterans)
Winner: Miranda
Eliminated: Tolin
 
43 2 "Future Frankenstein" August 20, 2013 (2013-08-20) 1.37[2] 0.7[2]
Guest Judge: Kevin Grevioux (in place of Neville Page)
Reward: The winner's work will be featured at Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights 23.
Top Look:
Alana, Laney & Laura - Living Battery and Charger
Safe:
Adolfo, Roy & Scott - Monster Resurrecting His Bride
Eddie & Miranda - Brainwashed Cyborgs
Frank & Rick - Genetically Connected
RJ & Tate - Post-Apocalyptic Adam and Eve
Bottom Looks:
Eric - Genetically Connected
Lyma - Post-Apocalyptic Adam and Eve
Sam - Brainwashed Cyborgs
Winner: Alana
Eliminated: Sam
 
44 3 "Gettin' Goosed" August 27, 2013 (2013-08-27) 1.59[3] 0.8[3]
  • Foundation Challenge: The artists must turn a male model into a female demon inspired by Insidious Chapter 2.
Guest Judge: Glenn Hetrick
Top Foundations: Rick and Roy
Reward: Director James Wan announced via satellite that the winner will receive a copy of Insidious and attend the red carpet premiere of Insidious Chapter 2 with a friend.
Winner: Roy
  • Spotlight Challenge: In a double elimination, contestants must work in teams of two (of their choice) to create a modern Mother Goose character with a twist.
Top Looks:
Adolfo & Lyma - Humpty Dumpty
Alana & Laney - This Little Piggy
Miranda & Tate - Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater
Safe:
Eddie & Scott - The Man in the Moon
RJ & Roy - The Cat and the Fiddle
Bottom Looks:
Frank & Laura - Little Miss Muffet
Eric & Rick - The Crooked Sixpence
Winner: Miranda
Eliminated: Rick & Eric
 
45 4 "Subterranean Terror" September 3, 2013 (2013-09-03) 1.55[4] 0.9[4]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' first individual challenge is to use the clues they find in an abandoned power plant's tunnel system to create a subterranean creature.
Guest Judge: Jordu Schell
Top Looks:
Frank - Chains & Electrical Panel
Laura - Scratches & Chains
Miranda - Broken Door & Hair
Safe:
Alana - Kelp & Sea Life
Eddie - Toxic Waste & Bones
Laney - Broken Door & Hair
Lyma - Toxic Waste & Bones
RJ - Scratches & Chains
Tate - Kelp & Sea Life
Bottom Looks:
Aldolfo - Chains & Electrical Panel
Roy - Tentacles & Ink
Scott - Tentacles & Ink
Winner: Miranda
Eliminated: Adolfo
 
46 5 "Mother Earth Goddess" September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10) 1.48[5] 0.7[5]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' challenge is to create a mother nature deity that incorporates their mothers in the design.
Top Looks:
Laura
Lyma
Roy
Safe:
Alana
Frank
Laney
Miranda
Tate
Bottom Looks:
Eddie
RJ
Scott
Winner: Laura
Eliminated: RJ

SPECIAL NOTE: During the end credits there is a note that states 'During the taping of this episode, it became apparent that a rules violation occurred. The producers took the action they deemed appropriate to address and remedy the situation.'

 
47 6 "Trick or Treat" September 17, 2013 (2013-09-17) 1.82[6] 0.9[6]
  • Foundation Challenge: The artists must create an original makeup inspired by a pair of false teeth.
Guest Judge: Valli O'Reilly
Top Foundations: Tate, Roy, and Miranda
Reward: Immunity
Winner: Roy
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' challenge is to create a monster based on a Halloween costume and add a gimmick to its design.
Top Looks:
Laney - Clown
Roy - Devil
Tate - Skeleton
Safe:
Eddie - Scarecrow
Frank - Scarecrow
Laura - Vampire
Miranda - Skeleton
Bottom Looks:
Alana - Devil
Lyma - Vampire
Scott - Clown
Winner: Tate
Eliminated: Lyma
 
48 7 "Living Art" September 24, 2013 (2013-09-24) 1.43[7] 0.7[7]
  • Foundation Challenge: The artists must create an original makeup inspired by Elvira.
Guest Judge: Elvira
Top Foundations: Tate and Roy
Reward: Immunity and a fully stocked makeup kit from Kryolan.
Winner: Roy
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' challenge is to create a character who would reflect an art movement.
Top Looks:
Laney - Pop Art
Laura - Cubism
Miranda - Cubism
Safe:
Alana - Constructivism
Frank - Constructivism
Roy - Expressionism
Bottom Looks:
Eddie - Expressionism
Scott - Surrealism
Tate - Surrealism
Winner: Laura
Eliminated: Scott
 
49 8 "Cosmic Circus" October 1, 2013 (2013-10-01) 1.38[8] 0.6[8]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' challenge is to create dark and sexy alien-circus performers, inspired by Cirque Berzerk. The models (actual members of the Cirque Berzerk troupe) will perform as members of an intergalactic circus troupe. The artists are divided into four teams of two, of their choice.
Top Looks:
Eddie & Miranda - Seductive Contortionist
Safe:
Frank & Tate - Punk-Rock Dumpster Dweller
Laura & Roy - Parasite/Host Animal Tamer
Bottom Looks:
Alana & Laney - Reptilian Ringmaster
Winner: Miranda
Eliminated: Alana
 
50 9 "Mortal Sins" October 8, 2013 (2013-10-08) 1.35[9] 0.6[9]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' challenge is to create a forbidding character that embodies one of the Seven Deadly Sins. The competitors must also incorporate the color representing their chosen sin into their designs.
Guest Judge: Bryan Fuller
Top Looks:
Miranda - Lust (Blue)
Tate - Sloth (Light Blue)
Safe:
Eddie - Envy (Green)
Laney - Greed (Yellow)
Laura - Wrath (Red)
Bottom Looks:
Frank - Gluttony (Orange)
Roy - Pride (Violet)
Winner: Tate
Eliminated: Frank
 
51 10 "Laughing Dead" October 15, 2013 (2013-10-15) 1.77[10] 0.8[10]
  • Foundation Challenge: The artists must create the head under the hood for the iconic Grim Reaper.
Guest Judge: Patrick Tatopoulos
Top Foundations: Laura and Tate
Reward: Immunity
Winner: Laura
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists must create horror-comedy ghosts, in the tradition of films like Beetlejuice.
Top Looks:
Laura - Mad Scientist
Roy - Vaudeville Performers
Safe:
Miranda - Marie Antoinette
Tate - Acting Cowboy
Bottom Looks:
Eddie - Baseball Player
Laney - Punk Rock Girl
Winner: Roy
Eliminated: Eddie
 
52 11 "Dark Magic" October 22, 2013 (2013-10-22) 1.68[11] 0.7[11]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists must create an original dark elf character reflecting ancient Norse runes. The artists each pick a rune, but are only told its meaning after choosing.
Top Looks:
Laura - Perthro (Occult Abilities)
Tate - Berkano (Regeneration)
Bottom Looks:
Miranda - Thurisaz (Chaos)
Roy - Laguz (Psychic Powers)
Winner: Tate
Dropped Out: Laney - Eihwaz (Immortality)
Eliminated: No One
 
53 12 "Flights of Fantasy" October 29, 2013 (2013-10-29) 1.85[12] 0.9[12]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The artists' must create a human-bird hybrid using a real bird as their inspiration.
Winner: Tate - Egyptian Vulture
Safe
Laura - Umbrella Cockatoo
Roy - Blue-throated Macaw
Eliminated: Miranda - Silvery-cheeked Hornbill
 
54 13 "Swan Song" November 5, 2013 (2013-11-05) 1.80[13] 0.7[13]
  • Spotlight Challenge: The final three must create two characters, a Swan and a Sorcerer, based on different time periods for a performance of Swan Lake.
Laura - assisted by Eddie & Miranda - used an Italian Renaissance theme
Roy - assisted by Frank & Scott - used a Ming Dynasty theme
Tate - assisted by Alana & Lyma - used an Industrial Revolution theme
Winner: Laura
 

References[edit]

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