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The second season of RuPaul's Drag Race premiered on February 1, 2010, on Logo, and ended on April 26 of the same year. One of the contestants to compete on this season was determined by an audience vote via the show's official website. In late 2009, the results were announced and the contestant to win the most votes was Jessica Wild from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The winner of Season 2 received a lifetime supply of NYX Cosmetics and was the face of, an exclusive one-year public relations contract with Logo Drag Race tour, and a cash prize of $25,000. Beginning with this season, each week's episode is followed by a behind-the-scenes show, RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked.

The winner of the second season of RuPaul's Drag Race was Tyra Sanchez, with Raven placing as the runner-up and Pandora Boxx winning Miss Congeniality.

On October 1, 2012, it was announced that Sahara Davenport had passed away due to health complications. The first episode of All Stars 1 which featured several of her fellow Season 2 contestants as well as her partner, Season 3 runner-up Manila Luzon, was dedicated in her memory.



(Biographical information stated from during time of contest)

Rank Contestant Photo Age Location Ep. 1 Ep. 2 Ep. 3 Ep. 4 Ep. 5 Ep. 6 Ep. 7 Ep. 8 Ep. 9 Ep. 10 Ep. 11 Ep. 12
Design Choreo Acting Snatch
Design Singing Advert Make
Ball Recap Finale Reunion
Tyra Sanchez TyraSanchezCastMug 21 Orlando, FL HIGH HIGH
Raven RavenCastMug 30 Riverside, CA SAFE
3rd Jujubee JujubeeCastMug 25 Boston, MA SAFE HIGH
4th Tatianna TatiannaCastMug 21 Falls Church, VA SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN LOW SAFE BTM2 HIGH
(Miss Congeniality)
Pandora Boxx PandoraBoxxCastMug 37 Rochester, NY HIGH SAFE
6th Jessica Wild JessicaWildCastMug 29 San Juan, PR SAFE HIGH
7th Sahara Davenport SaharaDavenportCastMug 25 New York, NY BTM2 WIN
8th Morgan McMichaels MorganMcMichaelsCastMug 28 Mira Loma, CA WIN SAFE SAFE
9th Sonique SoniqueCastMug 26 Atlanta, GA SAFE LOW SAFE ELIM GUEST
10th Mystique Summers Madison MystiqueSummersMadisonCastMug 25 Bedford, TX LOW HIGH
11th Nicole Paige Brooks NicolePaigeBrooksCastMug 36 Atlanta, GA SAFE ELIM GUEST
12th Shangela Laquifa Wadley ShangelaCastMug 28 Paris, TX ELIM GUEST
The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race.
The contestant placed as a runner-up.
The contestant was eliminated by RuPaul at the finale.
The contestant had immunity in this episode.
The contestant won the maxi challenge.
The contestant was a member of the winning team, but did not win the maxi challenge.
The contestant received mostly positive critiques, but did not win the maxi challenge.
The contestant received mostly negative critiques, but was not up for elimination.
The contestant was up for elimination and won the "Lip Sync For Your Life".
The contestant was up for elimination, lost the "Lip Sync For Your Life", and was eliminated.
The contestant was awarded the title of "Miss Congeniality" at the finale.
The contestant appeared as a guest, but was out of the running.


Series # Episode # Episode Title Airdate
10 1 Gone with the Windows February 1, 2010
11 2 Starbootylicious February 8, 2010
12 3 Country Queens February 15, 2010
13 4 The Snatch Game February 22, 2010
14 5 Here Comes the Bride March 1, 2010
15 6 Rocker Chicks March 8, 2010
16 7 Once Upon a Queen March 22, 2010
17 8 Golden Gals March 29, 2010
18 9 The Diva Awards April 5, 2010
19 10 The Main Event Clip Show April 19, 2010
20 11 Grand Finale April 26, 2010
21 12 Reunion April 26, 2010

Episode 1: "Gone with the Windows"[]

Airdate: February 1, 2010

Synopsis: After walking into the workroom, the queens meet RuPaul on set for a windy photoshoot. Then, the queens hit the runway in Gone with the Wind Couture.

  • Guest Judges: Kathy Griffin and Mike Ruiz
  • Mini-Challenge: Gone with the Wind inspired photoshoot
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Raven
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: First choice in curtain selection
  • Maxi Challenge: Design outfits from window treatments and home furnishings
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Morgan McMichaels
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A photo spread for Interior Illusions featured in Lux Magazine and immunity from next week's elimination
  • Runway Theme: Curtain Couture
  • Bottom Two: Sahara Davenport & Shangela Laquifa Wadley
  • Lip Sync Song: "Cover Girl (Put the Bass in Your Walk)" by RuPaul
  • Eliminated: Shangela Laquifa Wadley
  • Farewell Message: "Love you all. Turn it out... Shangela "DJ" "

Entrance Order

1 Nicole Paige Brooks
2 Shangela Laquifa Wadley
3 Raven
4 Jujubee
5 Sahara Davenport
6 Morgan McMichaels
7 Mystique Summers Madison
8 Jessica Wild
9 Sonique
10 Tatianna
11 Pandora Boxx
12 Tyra Sanchez

Gone With The Wind Photoshoot

Episode 2: "Starrbootylicious"[]

Airdate: February 8, 2010

Synopsis: The remaining queens make their own doll, then hit the streets and the club in an all out bootylicious challenge before hitting the runway on the main stage.

  • Special Guests: Anne-Marie and Blue from United Pole Artists
  • Guest Judges: Dita Von Tesse and Kim Coles
  • Mini-Challenge: Turn "Mini-Ru" doll from a lady to a tramp in teams of two
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Sahara Davenport & Pandora Boxx
  • Maxi Challenge: Compete to earn cash by giving 'burlesque' performances and selling gift certificates
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Sahara Davenport
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A $1,500 gift certificate to Sequin Queen and immunity from next week's elimination
  • Runway Theme: High-Class Drag
  • Bottom Two: Nicole Paige Brooks & Raven
  • Lip Sync Song: "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)" by En Vogue
  • Eliminated: Nicole Paige Brooks
  • Farewell Message: "Be Safe Bitch N.P. Brooks"

Starrbootylicious teams

Team Pandora Team Sahara
Morgan McMichaels Jessica Wild
Nicole Paige Brooks Jujubee
Pandora Boxx Mystique Summers Madison
Raven Sahara Davenport
Sonique Tyra Sanchez

Who Should Go Home Tonight?

Queen Choice
Morgan McMichaels Tatianna
Nicole Paige Brooks Everyone
Pandora Boxx
Raven Tatianna
Tatianna Morgan McMichaels

Episode 3: "Country Queens"[]

Airdate: February 15, 2010

Synopsis: The queens chow down on some good ole' southern hospitality before they participate in a commercial campaign for home goods. Then, they hit the runway in their best western wear.

  • Guest Judges: Kathy Najimy and Tanya Tucker
  • Mini-Challenge: "Chicken or What?" eating contest
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Mystique Summers Madison and Morgan McMichaels
  • Team Challenge: Act as feuding families in a TV Commercial for Disco Shortening in Country
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Tyra Sanchez
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A collection of designer bags from M. Clifford Designs and immunity from next week's elimination
  • Runway Theme: Country Realness
  • Bottom Two: Mystique Summers Madison & Raven
  • Lip Sync Song: "I Hear You Knocking" by Wynonna Judd
  • Eliminated: Mystique Summers Madison
  • Farewell Message: "Balls 2 the Walls. Fishes or Bitches. You pick. Mystique."
Character The McCoys The Hatfields
Critter Jessica Wild Raven
Ellie Mae Jujubee Sahara Davenport
Auntie Pandora Boxx Sonique
Baby Tatianna Tyra Sanchez
Grandma Mystique Summers Madison Morgan McMichaels

Episode 4: "The Snatch Game"[]

Airdate: February 22, 2010

Synopsis: The queens participate in the first ever Snatch Game, where they must impersonate popular figures from pop culture.

  • Special Guests: Alec Mapa & Phoebe Price
  • Guest Judges: Niecy Nash & Lisa Rinna
  • Mini-Challenge: "The Queen is Right" bidding challenge
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Raven
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: A phone call home
  • Maxi Challenge: Snatch Game
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Tatianna
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A $1,000 shopping spree from Billion Dollar Babes and immunity from next week's elimination
  • Runway Theme: Personal Style
  • Bottom Two: Morgan McMichaels & Sonique
  • Lip Sync Song: "Two of Hearts" by Stacey Q
  • Eliminated: Sonique
  • Farewell Message: "☮♥ XO Son!que "Trust" "
Queen Celebrity Impersonation Photo
Jessica Wild RuPaul SnatchGame JessicaWild
Jujubee Kimora Lee Simmons SnatchGame Jujubee
Morgan McMichaels P!nk SnatchGame MorganMcMichaels
Pandora Boxx Carol Channing SnatchGame PandoraBoxx
Raven Paris Hilton SnatchGame Raven
Sahara Davenport Whitney Houston SnatchGame SaharaDavenport
Sonique Lady Gaga SnatchGame Sonique
Tatianna Britney Spears SnatchGame Tatianna
Tyra Sanchez Beyoncé SnatchGame Tyra

Episode 5: "Here Comes the Bride"[]

Airdate: March 1, 2010

Synopsis: The queens participate in a photo challenge featuring the contestants in and out of drag before they hit the runway in their best wedding gown couture.

  • Special Guest: Joe Wilson
  • Guest Judges: Mathu Andersen & Martha Wash
  • Mini-Challenge: Decorate a box in your drag style and use something borrowed from another contestant
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Raven
  • Maxi Challenge: Design a wedding dress and dress up as the bride and groom in a wedding photoshoot
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Tyra Sanchez
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A five night vacation at the Hyatt in Palm Springs, CA and immunity from next week's elimination
  • Bottom Two: Morgan McMichaels & Sahara Davenport
  • Lip Sync Song: "Carry On" by Martha Wash
  • Eliminated: Morgan McMichaels
  • Farewell Message: "All you have to do is DREAM! Morgan XOXO!"

Groom and Bride Photoshoot

Episode 6: "Rocker Chicks"[]

Airdate: March 8, 2010

Synopsis: The queens compete in a rock n roll challenge on the main stage. An emotional lip-sync leaves one queen on the floor.

  • Guest Judges: Terri Nunn and Henry Rollins
  • Mini-Challenge: Give a wig a glam rock makeover.
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Pandora Boxx
  • Maxi Challenge: Give a live rock performance of "Lady Boy" by RuPaul
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Jessica Wild
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A $1,000 shopping spree
  • Bottom Two: Jujubee & Sahara Davenport
  • Lip Sync Song: "Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles
  • Eliminated: Sahara Davenport
  • Farewell Message: "Live, Love and Believe!!! XO. Sahara"

Episode 7: "Once Upon a Queen"[]

Airdate: March 15, 2010

Synopsis: In the main challenge the queens write and start on the cover of their own book. On the runway, the queens show off their book release press part realness.

  • Mini-Challenge: Reading is Fundamental
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Jujubee
  • Maxi Challenge: Come up with and promote a concept for an autobiography
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Raven
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: a shopping spree at L.A. Eyeworks
  • Bottom Two: Jessica Wild & Tatianna
  • Lip Sync Song: "He's the Greatest Dancer" by Sister Sledge
  • Eliminated: Jessica Wild
  • Farewell Message: "I love you girls! Viva P.R.! JW."
Queen Book Title
Jessica Wild Jessica Wild: Dreams of a Golden Child
Jujubee Memoirs of a Gay-Sha: Jujubee’s Journey, I’m Still Here!
Pandora Boxx Out of the Boxx: How Drag Saved My Life.
Raven Young, Broke, and Fabulous: The Pursuit of Finding Your Inner Trust Fund.
Tatianna Tati: From Teen Queen to Drag Superstar!
Tyra Sanchez The Woman in Me: A Guide to Letting Go of the Past, Accepting the Present, and Looking Forward to a Better Future

Episode 8: "Golden Gals"[]

Airdate: March 22, 2010

Synopsis: The remaining queens are paired with older gay gentlemen who they must transform into their mothers complete with cohesive looks and a sickening performance.

  • Mini-Challenge: Quickly match the season's 12 contestants with their baby pictures
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Tatianna
  • Maxi Challenge: Transform older men into drag mothers and perform a lip sync duet with them
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Raven
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: a 4-day 3-night stay and massage at East Canyon Hotel in Palm Springs, CA
  • Bottom Two: Jujubee & Pandora Boxx
  • Lip Sync Song: "Shake Your Love" by Debbie Gibson
  • Eliminated: Pandora Boxx
  • Farewell Message: "Lick this Boxx, bitch. XOXO Love you all Pandora Boxx"
Queen Drag Mother
Jujubee Contessa Touchė
Pandora Boxx Litter Boxx
Raven Golda Lamė
Tatianna Annalisha
Tyra Sanchez Big Tyra

Episode 9: "The Diva Awards"[]

Airdate: March 29, 2010

Synopsis: The remaining four queens compete in the Diva Awards, a special awards show just for them. On the runway they must present multiple looks to the judges in the style of a classic NYC ball.

Top Three of Season 2

Queens Challenge Wins Up for Elimination
0 3
(Eps. 6, 8, 9)
(Eps. 7, 8)
(Eps. 2, 3)
Tyra Sanchez
(Eps. 3, 5, 9)

Episode 10: "The Main Event Clip Show"[]

Airdate: April 5, 2010

Synopsis: Past queens review RuPaul's Drag Race season 2. Guests include Shannel, Ongina, and many more!

  • RuPaul's picks for the Top Ten Fits and Fashions on the Runway were:
    • 10. Mystique Summers Madison's splits and drops
    • 9. Tatianna's high class purple gown from Episode 2
    • 8. Jujubee's high class pink gown from Episode 2
    • 7. Jessica Wild's country realness outfit from Episode 3
    • 6. The stylings of the judges and guest judges
    • 5. The queens' Rockstar looks from Episode 6
    • 4. Raven's book launch party dress from Episode 7
    • 3. Tyra's three-part country ensemble from Episode 3
    • 2. Tatianna vs. Tyra on the main stage in Episode 5
    • 1. RuPaul's various judging panel gowns

Episode 11: "Music Video Finale"[]

Airdate: April 19, 2010

Synopsis: One queen is crowned America's Next Drag Superstar!

  • Maxi Challenge: Shooting a music video for "Jealous Of My Boogie (Gomi & RasJek Edit)" and acting in a scripted scene with RuPaul inspired by the TV show Dynasty
  • Eliminated: Jujubee
  • Farewell Message: "You are your own worst critic... let go, forgive, & live. Love, Juju B."
  • Top Two: Raven & Tyra Sanchez
  • Lip Sync Song: "Jealous Of My Boogie (Gomi & RasJek Edit)" by Rupaul
  • Runner-Up: Raven
  • Farewell Message: "Keep your eyes on the stars... you'll never be one - Raven"
  • Winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2: Tyra Sanchez

Episode 12: "Reunion"[]

Airdate: April 26, 2010

Synopsis: The queens of RuPaul's Drag Race season 2 reunite and the claws come out.

  • Discussions:Shangela reflects on what happened after taping had wrapped. Nicole Paige Brooks reveals that she was disappointed in Raven for talking bad about her when Nicole believed they were friends. Mystique claims she left the race because she felt her mother's safety was in danger while she worked in Mexico. Sonique breaks down and then emotionally reveals that she has been unhappy with her life as a queen and so has begun taking hormones to transition from male to female. Morgan reveals that she and Mystique have made up after their fight from the first episode of Untucked. Sahara Davenport discusses her family's positive reaction to her drag lifestyle and talks about the fan mail she received. Jessica Wild laughs about her language problems and mentions the fan mail she has received including inspiring a mother to be more accepting of her son. Tatianna and Raven argue extensively over Raven's comments about Tatianna in the competition. Tatianna is hurt and Raven remains angry, but she apologizes and they later hug it out at Ru's insistence. Ru asks Pandora Boxx about her admission of attempting suicide in the past, and Pandora takes comfort in the huge fan response. Jujubee discusses being a 'gaysian' and her family's pride in her. Several of the girls become emotional as Pandora tearfully tells of her father watching the show and calling her to say that he was proud of her just a few weeks before his death. The queens reflect on Tyra's victory and her change to a kinder, quieter demeanor. Tyra reveals she has used some of the prize money to straighten her teeth. Pandora wins the Miss Congeniality award.
  • Miss Congeniality Winner: Pandora Boxx



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Check out the lookbook gallery to see the contestants' looks from each episode.