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RuPaul's Drag Race

Season 3 2011

  • 2011-01-25T01:00:00+00:00 on VH1
  • 43 mins
  • 11 hours, 33 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Reality

The third season of RuPaul's Drag Race began airing on January 24, 2011. Thirteen drag queens competed for the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar", a headlining spot on the Absolut Tour, a lifetime supply of Kryolan makeup, and a cash prize of $75,000.

This season saw Michelle Visage replacing Merle Ginsberg at the judge's table and Billy B., Mike Ruiz, and Jeffrey Moran filling in for Santino Rice's absence during several episodes.

16 episodes

3x01 Casting Extravaganza

  • Season Premiere

    2011-01-25T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

What does it really take to become America's next drag superstar? From fabulous divas to outrageous flops, RuPaul gives a behind-the-scenes look at casting for Drag Race.

3x02 The Queen Who Mopped Xmas

  • 2011-01-25T01:00:00+00:00 — 63 mins

Aren't the holidays such a drag? Brighten up your night with a fierce Christmas challenge on tonight's RuPaul's Drag Race. The claws come out in the first challenge of the season when the girls are asked to create a holiday look with nothing but some tinsel, ornaments and a little well placed mistletoe. Guest Judges: Vanessa Williams / Mike Ruiz

3x03 Queens in Space

  • 2011-02-01T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The queens face the final frontier as they shoot two out-of-this-world sci-fi movie trailers. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges the legendary Lily Tomlin and Caprica's Alessandra Torresani.

3x04 Totally Leotarded

  • 2011-02-08T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The girls get physical as they produce their own inspirational workout videos directed by fitness guru Susan Powter. RuPaul & Susan Powter are joined by extra special guest judge La Toya Jackson.

3x05 QNN News

  • 2011-02-15T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The queens get a wake up call in the competition when they're asked to produce two morning news shows. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges Big Love's Chloƫ Sevigny and Debbie Matenoupolous.

3x06 The Snatch Game

  • 2011-02-22T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The queens compete in a star-studded TV game show where they must pull out their best celebrity impersonations. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges actress-comedienne Aisha Tyler & Amber Rose.

3x07 Face, Face, Face of Cakes

  • 2011-03-01T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The queens look good enough to eat in this episode where they're challenged to find fashion inspiration from the world of cakes. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges actress Eliza Dushku & Sara Rue.

3x08 Ru Ha Ha

  • 2011-03-08T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The queens perform stand-up comedy routines in front of a live studio audience. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges comedienne Rita Rudner and MADTV's Arden Myrin.

The queens create patriotic video messages for the troops. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges Olympian Johnny Weir and Cheryl Tiegs.

3x10 RuPaul-a-Palooza

  • 2011-03-22T00:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The dolls record a single and perform before a live audience. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges Jody Watley & Carmen Electra.

3x11 RuPaul's Hair Extravaganza

  • 2011-03-29T01:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

The queens wig out when they have to compete in a fantasy hair show. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges American Idol Fantasia Barrino & comedian-TV host Wayne Brady.

3x12 Jocks in Frocks

  • 2011-04-05T01:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

The queens must transform a group of All-American straight jocks into their drag sisters. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges Sharon Osbourne & Margaret Cho.

3x13 Make Dat Money

  • 2011-04-12T01:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

The dolls break the bank as they perform in a pageant of dresses made out of money. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges LaToya Jackson & author-TV host Gigi Levangie Grazer.

3x14 RuPaul Rewind

  • 2011-04-19T01:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

A look back at the highlights, low-lights and previously unseen footage from the first 13 episodes. Chaz Bono made a cameo appearance during the episode's opening scene as a cameraman. Seasons two winner Tyra Sanchez as well as runner-up Raven and Jujubee returned to the provide their opinions on the season's highlights.

3x15 Grand Finale

  • 2011-04-26T01:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

The remaining three queens face their final challenge when they're asked to transform into video vixens for the music video to Ru's latest single, "Champion."

3x16 Reunion

  • 2011-05-03T01:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

Wigs fly as the queens return to discuss the drama of the season.