Reality/Game Show
Jan. 08, 2004
120 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Apprentice

The Apprentice is a television franchise that originated in 2004 in the United States. As originally conceived, the show depicted a group of 15-18 businessmen and -women competing in an elimination-style competition for a one-year, $250,000 job of running one of host and executive producer Donald Trump's companies.


The Apprentice Season 1 (2004)

1x01 1 1x01 Meet the Billionaire
The contestants are split into two teams, one team of 8 men and another team of 8 women. The two teams are then given their first challenge - sell lemonade on the streets of New York ...
Jan. 08, 2004
1x02 1 1x02 Sex, Lies and Altitude
For the second task, the corporations have to design advertisements for the Marquis Jet Card.
Jan. 15, 2004
1x03 1 1x03 Respect
The challenge this week is a lesson in negotiation. The task is a scavenger hunt of sorts - the teams are given a list of items to buy from vendors from all over New York City.
Jan. 21, 2004
1x04 1 1x04 Ethics, Shmethics
This weeks task is to manage a Planet Hollywood restaurant in Times Square. The object is to make more money in one night than the same night last year.
Jan. 29, 2004
1x05 1 1x05 Trading Places
After a corporate restructuring, where Project Managers Nick and Kristi choose their own team, the new co-ed teams are given their fifth task: hold a flee market.
Feb. 05, 2004
1x06 1 1x06 Tit for Tat
This week's task is to raise money for charity at a Sotheby's celebrity auction.
Feb. 12, 2004
1x07 1 1x07 Dupe-lex
This week's task is renovating and leasing apartments in New York City.
Feb. 19, 2004
1x08 1 1x08 Ice Escapades
This week's task is marketing a new product.
Feb. 26, 2004
1x09 1 1x09 DNA, Heads, and the Undead Kitty
This week's task is to pick one artist from an array of controversial and strange painters, sculptors, and other kinds of artists, and then sell the art at a gallery.
Mar. 04, 2004
1x10 1 1x10 Wheeling & Dealing
This weeks task is operating a rickshaw pedicab service.
Mar. 11, 2004
1x11 1 1x11 A Look Back (1)
Nobody gets fired on this episode, in which Mr. Trump recaps the first 10 shows and explains his termination decisions. The episode also includes outtakes from past episodes.
Mar. 18, 2004
1x12 1 1x12 Circus, Circus
This week's task is to lure gamblers to Trump's Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City by creating a new and unique game of chance for customers to play.
Mar. 25, 2004
1x13 1 1x13 The Price is Height
This week's task is to rent out a luxurious penthouse for one evening. The catch is it must be rented for at least $20,000.
Apr. 01, 2004
1x14 1 1x14 Down to the Wire (1)
In the first individual task, the remaining four candidates participate in a series of round robin, one-on-one interviews with some of Trump's most trusted advisors, who give their ...
Apr. 08, 2004
1x15 1 1x15 Down to the Wire (2)
The final two tasks, running a Chrysler-Trump golf tournament.
Apr. 15, 2004
1x16 1 1x16 Down to the Wire (3)
The final two tasks, running a Chrysler-Trump golf tournament.
Apr. 15, 2004
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