Season 1 Episodes

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The Final Cut

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 5/30/2007
In the Season Finale, each stylist had to design three styles that worked together to tell a story, and prepare those styles on three models within three hours.
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The First Cut

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/23/2007
All of the Shear Genius contestants come back for one final reunion where they explain and talk about the show thus far.
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A Great Shot

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/23/2007
The Shortcut Challenge requires each stylist to take a naturally curly-haired, African-American model and to make the hair into a straight-hair look.
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Here Comes the Challenge

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/16/2007
Contestants are paired up into 3 teams of 2, selected by the winner of the previous week's Elimination Challenge.
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The Competition Gets Hairy

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/9/2007
Contestants are tasked to to give longer-haired male clients a haircut to their satisfaction, while still showing off their styling skills.
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I'm A Hair God

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 5/2/2007
Contestants are tasked to prepare a style for their client that would work for both day and night.
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Show Me Your Genius

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/25/2007
Contestants are tasked to replicate the "Sally Shag" on provided mannequin heads, named after Sally Hershberger and made famous by Meg Ryan.
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You Have Every Reason To Cry

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/18/2007
Contestants are tasked to color a black-haired mannequin head to a specific blond hair color, using a level 8 blond hair swatch for reference.
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The First Cut

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/11/2007
The 12 stylists are introduced to the host, Jaclyn Smith, and judge Sally Hershberger for the Short Cut Challenge, which consisted of the stylist showing their signature style on a manniquin head.