It's makeover time! Tyra visits the girls to give them clues about their new looks and also walk like they did in 1991. The girls have an evening to mull things over, and Lexie, Ann and Rhianna take advantage of the situation by creating a fake list of makeovers. On the list, Lexie gives herself a strawberry blonde Afro and cries a lot about it to enhance the trickery. Several of the others seem suckered in, and consequently puzzled by their actual makeovers at the Fred Segal salon the next day.
At the salon, Ann gets long, copper-colored extensions, which make her look even bigger. In a good way. Liz gets a super-short cut and has kind of an attitude about it. Chelsey goes ice blonde, and also gets a teeth makeover via a gap-widening procedure. Sarah gets chocolate-colored hair and bleached-out eyebrows, which looks totally whack. In a bad way. Kendal looks gorgeous with a long, straight weave. Kayla gets bright red Ronald McDonald hair, fashioned in a 70's Dorothy Hamill mullet. She loves it, and it actually ends up looking kind of great. Terra gets a short cut that's actually very cute, but she hates it and cries. Chris gets long, curly waves, while Esther goes darker, straighter and longer and still has giant boobs. Jane gets lighter extensions, Rhianna gets very long extensions, Kacey looks more or less the same but gets contacts, and Lexie goes a bit darker and longer.
The Jays reveal that there's going to be a surprise post-makeover elimination. The complainers -- Liz and Terra -- as well as the ones who didn't work it so well -- Lexie and Sara -- are on the block. It's Terra who ends up getting the boot, with hair that she hates. Chris and Terra cry and cry and it's clear that the Jays could not give two shits.
For this week's photo shoot, the girls are photographed as angels falling from the sky. A rig, harness and male model are involved. Each girl must pick an emotion to convey. Esther chooses "fearless," and while her photo doesn't turn out so well, she gets the line of the episode by saying that her male model looks like a sexy Jesus. Liz continues her streak of complaining, which endears her to no one. Despite her lesbian ways, Kayla works just fine with the male model. Kacey flirts like mad with her male model, and also almost grabs his package like 100 times. Kendal chooses "desire" for her emotion, which is extremely ironic given her aversion to man parts and fluids. Ann hasn't had "much experience with dudes," but gives it her all, and Lexie puts her dirty feet all over her companion male model. The photographer is totally like, "She really shouldn't be a model."
Overall, the pictures are pretty bad. Tyra commends Kayla, Chelsey, Chris and Ann for being the best of the bunch, and announces that Ann has the best photo for the second week in a row! Lexie and Sara wind up in the bottom two, and it's Sara who gets sent back to a son who won't even recognize her post-makeover.
Previously on ANTM: Tyra's fabulous fourteen finalists moved into some fierce oceanfront property in Venice Beach. The girls had to walk on a runway suspended four flights in the air. The audience clearly couldn't see any of the actual Diane Von Furstenberg clothes, but hopefully at least got some good upskirt views. The girls sported bullying-related body paint at their photo shoot, and Terra's nerves landed her in the bottom two. However it was too-thin Anamaria who got her bony butt booted. Thirteen bitches remain!
The girls return to their oceanfront abode after panel and see Ann's best-of-week photo displayed digitally, along with the words "lovely," "aristocratic Amazon" and "gentleness." Ann is glowing with pride, and says that she feels special. Nobody paid attention to her at home, but now she's getting plenty of attention from the best of the best people. Well, the best of the best of the worst people, really. Ann is such a sweet sad-sack that no one can even be mad at her for feeling proud. It also helps that she's more gobsmacked than gloating. Lexie tells us that Ann is killing the competition right now, because her quirky, different look is exactly what the high fashion world wants. Lexie says that she's a competitive person, but for now is going to focus on herself and what she can do. What this has to do with modeling is anybody's guess.
Sara shows off pictures of her son, Kayden, who's 18 months old. She says that leaving him was really hard, because it seemed like he knew what was happening when she was packing her bags. Of course he did! Even my cat knows what's up when I get out the suitcase, which I think is why she insists on sitting in it and getting her hair all over everything I'm taking with me. There's nothing quite like having the appearance of a crazy cat lady at a work conference. Liz says that her daughter is with her every single day, and so she's worried that, being gone for two months, her daughter will consider herself abandoned. I mean, everybody needs something to talk about in therapy. It's fine. Liz says it'll be worth it. Welllllll.... We'll see about that. Sara tells us that she sucked ass in her photo shoot, and doesn't want to continue coming off like an average white girl. She wants to find and work her signature look. That look is "Claudia Schiffer," and she should just stick with it.
Meanwhile, Terra is still totally tweaked out. Being in the bottom two is the worst feeling ever, she says. Worse than having your legs blown off by a land mine? I mean, perspective, people. Terra doesn't want to be just a pretty face -- she wants to be the fierce face on Italian Vogue. She tells us that she's going to keep her promise that the previous panel was the last time Tyra will ever have to call her name last. This actually turns out to be true, albeit in a kind of tragic way.