RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 Episode 1
S9E1 Oh. My. Gaga!
Oh. My. Gaga! (S9E1) is the First episode of season Nine of "RuPaul's Drag Race" released on Friday March 24, 2017 on VH1 (3 years ago).
Official Trailer / Fan Reaction Video via Youtube
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The season nine premiere event features a shocking opening that will go down as one of the most jaw-dropping moments in "Drag Race" history. Additionally, the premiere event will unveil a court of cut-throat Queens each competing to snatch the crown and strut away with a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of "America's Next Drag Superstar." Along the way, they'll face an unpredictable competition and deliver watercooler moments as these talented ladies of drag join the fabulous 100 Queens who fought for the crown before them.
The show’s world-building feels haphazard rather than meticulous. We see, in a single episode, a few shots of a religious icon: a Christ-like figure, who’s hanged instead of crucified. Thereafter, dumbfounded characters exclaim “By the martyr!” at every opportunity—but who’s the martyr? When a radical religious group poised to play a key role in the second season reveals itself, it does so toward the very end of the season in cursory, tacked-on fashion. Maybe most egregious is the early promise of Lovecraftian horror that dissipates almost instantly. The antagonist’s brand of evil, it turns out, is too familiar to inspire cosmic horror. Narratively, Ford’s alienation is expressed via a startling gambit, as he’s essentially reduced to a supporting character in the second <...> - via The House Next Door [Eric Henderson]