RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9
RuPaul's Drag Race season 9 started airing on Friday, March 24, 2017. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
List of Episodes
most recent episode S9E14 Grand Finale
The season consists of 14 episodes.
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Previously on RuPaul's Drag Race: Tensions run high as the queens return to discuss the drama of the season. Plus, both "America's Next Drag Superstar" and "Miss Congeniality" are crowned.
5) Farrah Moan: She mentions that her look is Vegas showgirl, covered in feathers—yet comes out in a barely-there dress. If a Vegas showgirl walked in with some insane headdress, it would be fitting with the character and also dramatic af. 11) Jaymes Mansfield: Trying to do kooky but not quite there yet. Often talented queens get cast before they are ripe (i.e., Laila McQueen and Serena Cha Cha) and end up failing due to inexperience. It’s hard to imagine her going far but easy to see her blossoming over the next few years. <...> - per New York Observer [Michael Malice]
The second season of All-Stars arrives on the heels of the 25th anniversary of Paris Is Burning, Jennie Livingston’s seminal documentary about New York City ball culture. One can be cynical about the chasm between the two: Paris is a document of a community to whom Madonna, Broad City, and the like owe everything and the world gave almost nothing; Drag Race is a franchise from Viacom and a revolving door of corporate sponsors. Personally, I’m a RuPaul Pollyanna. Why shouldn’t drag get to cash out, now that the culture is <...> - per The Ringer [Alison Herman]
Oh yeah, that's right. I said top four because Ru has decided no one deserves to be sent home. Peppermint was just so perfect. Um... Nah. This season has been filled with gimmicks, and here we have another one. Contemplating this final four, I'm reminded how produced this season has felt. After the Native American debacle, my enthusiasm really starting waning. Now, with a top four, it feels like RuPaul is grasping at straws in an attempt to spike interest. Well, at least we know we can look forward to the return of... Eureka? <...> - per The Stranger (Seattle, WA) [Chase Burns]