Harrison: He tried maybe 10 times to make himself the victim again.
team would end up with the chance to walk away from Monday night's finale a quarter of a million dollars richer.
During last week's penultimate installment, Rachel Trueheart and her partner Nick Petersen chose to take Chris Bukowski and Sarah Newlon — the house's troublemakers — to the finale with them. "You are disgusting." The dramatic battle for the cash wasn't the night's true highlight, however.
We had three stories we had to cover and a game, so it was like, "Wow, how are we going to do this?
On the penultimate episode of the ABC reality series, Nick and Rachel dominated the final challenge and got to choose whether Chris and Sarah or Ed and Jaclyn would join them in the finale.
If he had been more contrite and said, "I'm sorry," it would've come off a lot better. Hey, pot calling the kettle black." Michael, if anyone, should've kept his mouth shut.
Speaking of Michael, how do you think he handled the situation with Rachel?
How much did you love the karaoke challenge with Night Ranger? They started playing, and one of our studio executives got on stage and was jamming with them. They really got into it and didn't act like rock stars. You're singing n front of the band, so it was a tall order. None of you are going to go on stage and rock, so just learn the song, have fun, and go for it." And in their own sad way, they did. Harrison: It didn't really come off as well, but Nick came out of nowhere and just jammed.
Harrison: I'm a kid of the '80s, so I love cheesy '80s anthems and "Sister Christian" is up there for me. They did a phenomenal job, and I knew they'd be tough to beat.
Chris Harrison: No, that was the most forgone conclusion.
[Blakeley and Chris] really just disliked each other and you'll see at next week's finale they still dislike each other. 's Chris Harrison: Ed makes every situation worse I actually think Blakeley and Tony make a great couple. I even say it next week that, with all the tattoos and tough talk, she's really just vulnerable and wants someone honest, protective, and who will take care of her.
Plus: What was it like rocking out with '80s band Night Ranger?