This is a list of season 8 episodes of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition series.
Ty Pennington and his design team, including new designers Xzibit and Jillian Harris, traveled to Baltimore, Maryland, to surprise the students of Boys Hope/Girls Hope in a unique way and reveal to them that their lives were about to change. For the first time in the history of the show, the recipients were surprised on live television when the "EM: HE" team greeted the students with the good news. Another first in the show's 170-plus episode history came unannounced, courtesy of Mother Nature, when an epic rainstorm threatened to knock the 11,000 square foot build off its strict seven-day schedule
The team rebuilds a house for a man and a woman who returned home after the death of their parents to care for six siblings with Down syndrome.
Cedric the Entertainer, Tommy Davidson, Ralphie May, Paul Rodriguez and Brooklyn Decker help the makeover team renovate the home of a couple whose marriage seminars keep children from growing up in broken homes.
The design team pairs up with some of the dancers from ``Dancing With the Stars'' to renovate the home of a man who has made it a mission to battle childhood obesity
The Extreme Team is off to Hamburg, Pennsylvania to meet Trisha Urban, who was blindsided by the untimely death of her husband. Trisha is looking to turn the page and move forward with her one-year-old daughter, Cora. She's been trying to turn the tragedy of her husband's death into a positive through work with the American Heart Association. This is one special lady. Leigh Anne Tuohy knows a little something about "The Blind Side" of life. She's onboard as the newest permanent member of the design team. Can she help make Trisha's longtime dream of turning their 300-year-old crumbling cabin into a fairy tale home come true? Let's find out!
The team must make the basement safe at Oregon School for the Deaf in time for the school's annual Halloween haunted-house fundraiser.
After surviving a battle with cancer, a single mother of nine loses her home to a fire; Kylie Minogue performs.
The team assists a Tennessee family whose school was swept away in flooding earlier this year, but who still found time and resources to assist other struggling families in the region; Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and LeAnn Rimes help out.
Andre and Jasmine Anderson are both blind because of their diabetes. That hasn't ever slowed them down; as they are they are the driving force behind the Disability Awareness Center in their hometown of Maple Heights, Ohio. They have two sons: 13-year-old Jaison (who is hearing impaired) and 7-year-old Jahzion. They live in a cramped, structurally-dangerous home with their trusty guide dog, Valentine. Well, that dangerous home is about to become a "smart" house once Ty and the Extreme Team roll into town.
Ty and the team rebuild a home for a cheerleading coach who left college to care for his family after the death of his mother; singer Mariah Carey and Olympian Dominique Dawes make special appearances.
The team builds a handicapped accessible home for the family of a wheelchair-bound 10-year-old; the old home, moved to a new location, will house another family.
Ty and the team rebuild a home for a beloved family of eight that mentors children and runs a now-struggling tree service.
Ty and the team head south to Savannah where the Simpson family is in dire need of a brand new home. Carmen and Jim Simpson have three beautiful kids. Their son, Isaac, is eight. Daughter, Katelyn, is four. Youngest son, Zoe, is two. Zoe has had a slew of medical problems from the moment he was born. He wasn't even supposed to live. Thankfully, Zoe didn't know that. His heart never even skipped a beat when doctors took him off the respirator. He was called the Miracle Baby! And even though Zoe is an incredible boy, he still needs a lot of assistance. His family needs help in the form of a new home. Well, help is on the way!
The team helps build a home for a single mother of two who divides her time among family, work, college, and volunteering for the Girl Scouts.
The team heads to Texas to build a home for a family who lost a teenager in a car accident; singer Justin Bieber and actress Emma Roberts volunteer.
Ty and the team rebuild a house for a Florida family of five that flies to disasters all over the world to deliver water purifiers, medical supplies and food to those in need.
The team builds a home for a soldier, who was wounded in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting, and his fiance; ventriloquist Terry Fator, comic Dane Cook and fashion designer Monique Lhuillier volunteer.
A car accident man leaves a man paralyzed from the shoulders down; now he, his wife and four children receive a new home.
The team helps rebuild the home of a woman who has dedicated herself to her community and her six adopted daughters.
The team assists the family of a Marine whose home's condition is continually depreciating due to spreading mold and flood damage.
The team helps build a new home for a volleyball coach and the three sisters she has taken in; beach volleyball player Misty May helps out.