Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too (season 1)

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Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love (season 1)
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Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 8
Release
Original network Oxygen
Original release March 16 – May 4, 2010 (2010-05-04)
Season chronology
Next →
Season 2

The first season of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too premiered on March 16, 2010, after the fourth season Bad Girls Club reunion.[1] It is the second spin-off to Bad Girls Club. The first season ran for eight episodes and is hosted by Bret Ernst.[1]

Format[edit]

Alumni from previous seasons of Bad Girls Club are "looking for the man of their dreams." It takes place in one of the original "Bad Girl" houses used to film previous seasons. Three "bad girls" have a choice of 13 bachelors to explore love, friendships, etc. Each weeks features a variety of challenges and group dates. As the show goes on, the dates become more solo while the girls "pick the man of their dreams."

Premise[edit]

Love Games features three former "bad girls" from Bad Girls Club— Amber Meade and Sarah Michaels, both of season three, and Kendra James of season four.[2][3] The show revolves around the three girls trying to find the right man out of thirteen bachelors. Each week features challenges for the bachelors and group dates.[4] Bret Ernst hosts the eight one-hour episode season.[4] It premiered after The Bad Girls Club's season four first two-part reunion special on March 16, 2010, at 11 p.m. ET/PT, but moved to its regular timeslot on March 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The season finale aired on May 4, 2010.[4]

Cast[edit]

"Bad Girls"[edit]

Name BGC season Eliminated
Sarah Michaels Season 3 Winner
Kendra James Season 4 Runner-Up
Amber Meade Season 3 Episode 7

Contestants[edit]

Name[5][6] Hometown Age Nickname Eliminated
Nick Christensen San Diego, California 21 The Scarred Lover Winner (chosen by Sarah)
Matt Cosmos Middlebury, Connecticut 20 The Rowdy Athlete Runner-up (chosen by Kendra)
Tim Holloway Pevely, Missouri 21 The Businessman Episode 8
Justin Redd Fullerton, California 29 The Player Episode 8
Joe Piccirello Glendale, Arizona 28 The Guy Next Door Episode 7
Dan Michael Seattle, Washington 24 The Hopeless Romantic Episode 6
Devan Greene Sherman Oaks, California 20 Mister Universe Episode 5
Akoni Clubb Makawao, Hawaii 24 Lei’d Back Surfer Episode 4
Michael Hopkins Syracuse, New York 27 The Intellect Episode 3
Dante Ross Barrington, New Jersey 29 The Jersey Chef Episode 2
Kyle Tosh Cleveland, Ohio 30 Small Town Thrill Seeker Episode 1
Dathan Brown Albuquerque, New Mexico 22 The Devout Christian Episode 1
Joey Malloque Gig Harbor, Washington 24 MILF Hunter Episode 1

Elimination Chart[edit]

Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8
Trophy Winner Devan None Akoni Nick Devan Devan Justin Nick Nick
Bottom Three Dan
Joey
Akoni
Dan
Kyle
Tim
Devan
Dante
Dan
Devan
Michael
Nick
Justin
Akoni
Matt
Joe
Devan
Tim
Nick
Dan
Tim
Matt
Joe
Matt Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Kendra)
Safe Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Winner
(Kendra)
Justin Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Amber)
Safe Trophy Safe Eliminated
(Episode 8)
Tim Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Kendra)
Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Amber)
Bottom 3
(Amber)
Eliminated
(Episode 8)
Joe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Safe Bottom 3
(Kendra)
Eliminated
(Episode 7)
Dan Bottom 2 Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Safe Bottom 3
(Amber)
Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Eliminated
(Episode 6)
Devan Trophy Safe Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Bottom 3
(Kendra)
Trophy Trophy
(Amber)
Eliminated
(Episode 5)
Akoni Safe Bottom 3
(Amber)
Trophy Safe Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Eliminated
(Episode 4)
Michael Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Sarah)
Eliminated
(Episode 3)
Dante Safe Safe Bottom 3
(Amber)
Eliminated
(Episode 2)
Kyle Safe Bottom 3
(Kendra)
Eliminated
(Episode 1)
Dathan Safe Safe Expelled
(Episode 1)
Joey Bottom 2 Eliminated
(Episode 1)
Notes See
note 1
See
note 2
none See
note 3
none See
note 4
none

Notes[edit]

  • ^Note 1 : In Episode 1, Joey was eliminated for being ranked last in the challenge.
  • ^Note 2 : In Episode 1, Dathan was expelled from the house by Kendra, Amber, and Sarah for having a current girlfriend.
  • ^Note 3 : In Episode 5, Devan was eliminated despite winning the Trophy Challenge.
  • ^Note 4 : In Episode 7, Amber was also eliminated.

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "What a Girl Wants!" March 16, 2010 (2010-03-16)

Three original "bad girls", Amber Meade, Kendra James, and Sarah Michaels, from previous seasons of Bad Girls Club are searching for the "man of their dreams" out of thirteen bachelors. It features challenges, dates, eliminations, etc. The season started out with all thirteen bachelors walking up the drive-way of Bad Girls Club Season 4 mansion. The mansion has been remodeled to make the room where Kate, Kendra, and Amber slept into a masculine room for the bachelors. There are thirteen beds for each bachelor with a moose head mounted above the fireplace. Other rooms in the house were redecorated like the pool-room, kitchen, and where the phone room was in Season 4 to a bed hanging by chains. Three bachelors are removed/eliminated in this episode/

Notes:      Joey is eliminated.      Dathan is removed.      Kyle is eliminated.
2 "Fired Up" March 23, 2010 (2010-03-23)

The guys faced a challenged for cooking for the three "bad girls." With the girls able to pick two bachelors for their date, Sarah only picked Tim because he was the only one who cooked for her. Sarah and Tim make a connection with each other. There's tension between Dante and Dan.

Notes:      Dante is eliminated.
3 "Rhythm Method" March 30, 2010 (2010-03-30)

The bachelors faced a challenge to sing to the girls. In each box they had to wrap was a genre of music they would have to sing. Amber, Kendra, or Sarah will get the gift. The bachelor who wrapped the present one of the girls picked had to create a song to serenade to whoever opened the present. Tensions flare up between Tim and Nick for Sarah's love.

Notes:      Michael is eliminated.
4 "Shop or Be Dropped" April 6, 2010 (2010-04-06)

The bachelors had to face a challenge of buying dresses an accessories for the girls. There were two teams of four bachelors. At the club, Nick tried to get Sarah jealous by flirting with Kendra. Amber opened herself to new men, including Dan. Kendra is confused on which men to focus on.

Notes:      Akoni is eliminated.
5 "Hang Tough" April 13, 2010 (2010-04-13)

The bachelors faced a challenge of athletics. The guys had to swim and save the sex toy doll, race, and carry the girls across the beach with dropping her. Shannon makes another connection with Tim.

Notes:      Devan is eliminated.
6 "Kicked to the Curb" April 20, 2010 (2010-04-20)

Two groups of the bachelors scatter the streets of L.A. to find items on a certain list. The winning group had to go on another scavenger hunt with the ladies on finding romantic and sexual sentences of other languages. The first bachelor and "bad girl" back got to have special time together on top of the double-decker bus.

Notes:      Dan is eliminated.
7 "Couple Up" April 27, 2010 (2010-04-27)

Tanisha Thomas from season 2 of Bad Girls Club guest stars. The guys had to face the challenge on devoting their love to the "bad girl" they're focusing on in an unusual way. At elimination, host Bret Ernst tells the girls shocking news that they have to also eliminate one of the "bad girls."

Notes:      Joe and Amber are eliminated.
8 "Last Man Standing" May 4, 2010 (2010-05-04)

The "bad girls" have the final decision to what bachelor they would pick. Each bachelor gets to have a solo date with the "bad girl" they were focusing on. At the end, Kendra and Sarah pick which bachelor they want to be with. At the end, Amber picks who the winning couple is.

Notes:      Justin and Tim are eliminated.      Kendra picks Matt; Sarah picks Nick. Nick and Sarah are the winning couple.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Seidman, Robert (January 26, 2010). "Perez Hilton Hosts Drama-Filled Two-Part "Bad Girls Club" Reunion on Oxygen". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Oxygen Plays Matchmaker with "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too" In March 2010". TheFutonCritic. January 10, 2010. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  3. ^ Valby, Karen (January 10, 2010). "Oxygen network plays 'Love Games,' insists bad girls need love too". Hollywood Insider. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Perez Hilton Hosts Drama-Filled Two-Part "Bad Girls Club" Reunion on Oxygen Premiering March 16 and 23 at 10PM ET/PT". TheFutonCritic. January 26, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Love Games | Oxygen Official Site". love-games.oxygen.com. Retrieved September 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too Cast - Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too Season 4 Cast". poptower.com. Retrieved September 28, 2015. 

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