Previously on Shear Genius, freakishly long hair was styled, though not cut, because we're apparently into coddling the tragically coiffed these days. Then Matthew was sent home to be with his beautiful wife and the sun that shines from her ass.
Jaclyn welcomes the stylists and congratulates Charlie on his 17th win of the season. It's weird how Charlie's gone from tedious to kinda funny to serious threat to win in the span of three weeks. He's got immunity this week, which Nekisa finds annoying. I'm sure Kim Kardashian finds the fact that Nekisa is stealing her look annoying, but you don't hear her bitching about it. The Gollum-mouthed Roy Teeluck (seriously, it looks like he just bit into a giant ball of ink) will be the guest judge on the short-cut challenge (and the elimination challenge tomorrow). That challenge will be to start styling one woman's hair, then at various intervals switch clients with another stylist, choosing to continue that stylist's plan or not. They'll be judged on the head of hair they end up with when time runs out. So it's high-stakes Hot Potato (or Hot Po-tah-to if you're Charlize Theron). Paulo, whose sense of self-satisfaction has become so massive that it's weighted down his hair, low-flow-showerhead-style, interviews that this offers a great opportunity for sabotage. The stylists pick models, with Charlie intentionally picking a woman with steel wool hair (and unruly steel wool at that) in the hope that by starting with her, he won't end up with her.
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