The journey begins in Malibu for 14 broke contestants transporting $1 million in cash to Las Vegas in the series opener. Those who can't prove their worth are sent home empty-handed until one player leaves Vegas with all the money.
Tempers flare, accusations fly, tears are shed, and one contestant is thrown under the bus.
Obstacles on a bridge in downtown Los Angeles must be navigated with the cash cargo in order for the 12 remaining contestants to stave off elimination.
After three straight weeks under the radar, some of the girls are beginning to feel overlooked, and undervalued, and decide to take a stand. Facing their most grueling journey yet, the stakes have never been higher, nor has the drama. Will the weakest competitors find themselves fighting to remain in the game, or will personal politics rule the day and put the target on an unwitting player?
Contestants climb to an elevation of more than 8000 feet, where the temperature is below freezing and conditions are harsh.
Down to nine competitors everyone celebrates a birthday in style. The night ends with the birthday boy in his birthday suit and one person plotting the demise of an alliance. At the challenge a sudden twist in game play forces alliances to be revealed to everyone.Tempers flare as sides become clear, while two competitors become closer than ever. Will bonds that have been made be enough to keep people safe or will poorperformance finally punish the weak?
With Vegas just over 100 miles away, the competition is heating up. Friendship means nothing when there is this much cash on the line, and when an unexpected financial advisor is chosen, the two alliances are undermined as one member starts secretly playing both sides. This test is unlike any other, as contestants are responsible for their own burden, and it quickly becomes clear who is pulling their own weight. When it comes time to choose who is in the bottom three, one contestant's future could rest in a contract between his best friend, and his worst enemy.
The dash and clash for cash continues, but the contestants must cross challenging if not perilous terrain on their scramble toward Las Vegas. Meanwhile, one player returns to settle a score.
The contestants face a double elimination.
Season 1 closes with the final four players arriving in Las Vegas—only to collide with a shock-and-awe twist.