RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked (or simply Untucked) is a companion series that airs immediately after the main series. The focus of the series is footage of the queens' conversations while backstage during the judges' post-critique deliberations. Sometimes there is also bonus footage from the workroom or runway.
'"RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! is the access-all-areas pass to the drama that you didn’t see on the runway- the backstage bitchiness, the catfights, the struggles, the tears, and the secrets. See what happens behind the scenes when the queens let their tucks breathe... and let their emotions flow. Will the drag queens crack under the pressure of competing to become America’s next drag superstar? RuPaul narrates us through the trials and tribulations of what happens when a gaggle of queens is up against each other... and themselves."
Under the Hood
Under the Hood of RuPaul's Drag Race was the prototype companion series for Untucked that was available on Logo's website after each episode of the main series aired. There were seven webisodes hosted by a sassy RuPaul doll released alongside season 1 of the main series.
Season 1 of Untucked corresponds to Season 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race. It was the first season using the new format that aired on television instead of online. Notable moments included: Mystique vs. Morgan, Raven reading Nicole Paige Brooks, Tatianna vs. Tyra, Tatianna vs. Raven, Tyra's singing in the workroom.
|1||RuPaul narrates us behind-the-scenes of the contest to become America's Next Drag Superstar. Backstage, the queens dish on whose curtains outfit is worst.|
|2||The drag queens argue over their poor teamwork in the burlesque challenge. Things get a little sticky when a queen overhears the other girls talking behind her back. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|3||A drag queen gets torn apart backstage for not having the right country look. Things get personal when a queen is forced to defend herself. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|4||The drag queens get catty over each other's celebrity impersonations. A doll lashes out when confronted. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|5||RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! is the all-access pass to the drama that you didn’t see on the runway -the backstage bitchiness, catfights, conflict, tears and secrets.|
|6||The drag queens blast each other's rock and roll outfits. A queen is bitterly disappointed with her live singing performance. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|7||The drag queens get critical over each other's book launch party outfits. Jealousies emerge over who gets the most praise from the judges. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|8||The queens dish the dirt on the drag mothers they transformed in this week's challenge. A queen reveals a little too much about the mother she was assigned. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|9||The final four queens air out their disagreements backstage. A queen finally confronts another queen over a long-running feud. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
|10||The last 3 queens wait nervously to find out who has won the title of America's Next Drag Superstar. The queens get catty one last time as they review all the girls eliminated before them. RuPaul narrates this behind-the-scenes world.|
Notable moments include: Shangela vs. Mimi Imfurst, The Heathers vs. the Boogers, the Boogers turn on Shangela, and Raja using tulle to construct a dress that was supposed to be made of wigs.
|1||RuPaul takes us behind-the-scenes in the contest to become America's Next Drag Superstar. Backstage, the queens dish on the holiday-inspired drag looks that sleighed the judges and the frocks that received frozen reactions.|
|2||The drama heats up when the queens go back to the future in their best sci-fi outfits. While the judges deliberate, wigs come off and cocktails get thrown in an explosive battle.|
|3||A drag queen gets torn apart backstage for being a know-it-all during the exercise video challenge. Things get personal when the queens discuss their love lives.|
|4||The drag queens do impressions of each other's newscast performances. Backstage chat turns into a heated fight as the queens debate one of the more controversial performances.|
|5||The drag queens get catty over each other's celebrity impersonations. Things get tense when a group of queens hatch a plan to spy on the other girls, and overhear them talking smack.|
|6||While the judges deliberate, tempers flare as the drag queens engage in a fierce argument over their cake dress challenge. A friendship is tested when a queen is accused of not standing up for her friend.|
|7||A queen is bitterly disappointed with her comedy performance, and backstage drama reaches an all-time high when a queen refuses to lip-synch.|
|8||The queens' Public Service Announcements inspire them to discuss gays in the army. Two queens separate from the group and badmouth the other girls' performances.|
|9||The queens angrily confront each other backstage, after RuPaul asks them to nominate a fellow queen to leave the competition. A queen tells another queen to her face that she is not pretty.|
|10||The drag queens get critical over each other's hair ball looks. An accusation of cheating scandalizes the queens backstage.|
|11||The queens dish the dirt on the jocks they transformed in this week's challenge. A jock reveals he may have a crush on the drag queen assigned to him.|
|12||The final four queens air out their disagreements backstage. A queen accuses her fellow competitor of crocodile tears.|
|13||The last 3 queens wait nervously to find out who has won the title of America's Next Drag Superstar, and a cash prize of $75,000. The queens get catty one last time as they review all the girls eliminated before them.|
Phi Phi O'Hara vs Sharon Needles, Phi Phi vs Willam, Milan vs Willam, Jiggly Caliente vs Lashawn Beyond.
|1||Spilling the Tea about the season's first episode.|
|2||One of the queens shares her plastic surgery horror story and another gets a sweet surprise from home.|
|3||Tears flow backstage when a queen receives an emotional surprise, but that doesn't stop the dolls from sharing their true feelings about the day's challenge.|
|4||Workroom feuds reach their boiling points when a queen overhears an insult.|
|5||Tension follows a revelation; a former winner surprises the ladies.|
|6||Kelly Osbourne drops by the Interior Illusions Lounge to gossip with the drag queens.|
|7||Drama reaches an all-time high backstage as a queen has a screaming outburst while facing the chopping block.|
|8||Pamela Anderson drops by the Interior Illusions Lounge to gossip with the drag queens.|
|9||Backstage, a queen bursts into tears fearing she did not do well in the 2012 Wig Party debate challenge.|
|10||Backstage, the queens dish the dirt on the sexy dads they transformed in this week's challenge.|
|11||A queen becomes furious that her competitor tarnished her name in front of the judges.|
All Stars 1
Raven questions Mimi's ranking in the fan vote; Tammie Brown does not like Manila; the queens suggest Yara is carrying Alexis.
|1||When the twelve All-Stars untuck backstage, tempers flare and one of the queens makes a shocking exit when she finds it all too much to take.|
|2||A shocking message has a profound impact on all of the queens. Plus, an all-star has a disagreement with one of the judges.|
|3||A former queen surprises the all-stars and reads them for filth. Plus, two of the queens face off in the lounge after they exchange words on the main stage.|
|4||Legendary children Kady Z, Jillian Hervey and Kelly Osbourne join the ladies in the lounge and tension arises between one of the queens and her celebrity guest.|
|5||The queens answer burning questions submitted from fans. Plus, emotions run wild when two of the queens face the possibility of lip-syncing against one another.|
|6||For the first time ever, RuPaul surprises the queens in the lounge and has a final heart to heart with them before deciding the winner of All-Stars.|
Colyssa - the old feud between Coco Montrese and Alyssa Edwards; Jade Jolie commenting on Alyssa's Back rolls, Roxxxy Andrews bullying Jinkx.
|1||The fourteen queens untuck backstage and two of the dolls lash out at each other over their runway looks.|
|2||One of the queens reveals details about a secret that she's been keeping. Plus, chaos erupts in the lounge when another queen makes an insult.|
|3||The queens finally learn the truth about two of the contestants shady history together.|
|4||Tension is in the air after a queen reveals she told RuPaul which of them should be sent home. Plus, a former drag race winner surprises the ladies.|
|5||Sparks fly in the lounge when one of the queens feels threatened. Then, one of the girls is accused of wanting to quit the race.|
|6||One queen receives an unexpected message which shakes her up and has the other queens in tears.|
|7||The pink box surprise brings out a heartbreaking secret from one of the queens. Plus, the feud between two other queens comes to a head.|
|8||The judges upset one of the queens and she takes her anger out on one of the other girls.|
|9||A former drag racer schools the ladies in the art of drag queen behavior.|
|10||The lounge gets shadier than ever when four special guests join the queens backstage.|
|11||The queens feel one particular girl should sashay away but she fires back big time.|
Laganja Estranja's meltdown(s); Gia Gunn's shade; Bianca Del Rio's brutal honesty; passive-aggressive comments by Courtney Act and Darienne Lake.
|1||In the season premiere, the queens already notice someone's behaviour may rub everyone the wrong way.|
|2||One of the queens makes a shocking statement to the girls about why she has entered the competition.|
|3||One of the queens deals with being singled out as the girl most in need of being sent home from the competition. Plus the queens must open four pink boxes containing scary surprises.|
|4||A video message causes unexpected drama in the lounge.|
|5||One of the queens reveals a personal secret that may explain her attitude in the competition.|
|6||A former queen leaves behind an outrageous surprise.|
|7||One of the queens is heartbroken when her idol reads her look.|
|8||It's chaos in the lounge when one of the queens is devastated and threatens to leave the competition.|
|9||As the competition intensifies, one of the queens begins to show her shady side to the others.|
|10||The makeovers have an effect on the brides who start reading their competition.|
|11||There is fallout in the lounge after one queen accuses another of "sailing" through the race.|
|12||Following their final challenge, the queens head to the Untucked lounge one last time.|
"RuPaul’s Drag Race: UNTUCKED! Companion series to Season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. See the Season 7 queens in all their uncensored backstage drama. The secrets, the tears, the shade - nothing is held back when these girls are behind-the-scenes waiting for Mama Ru to determine their fates."
Concerned they were relying too heavily on the Drag Race franchise, Logo decides not to pickup Untucked; the show
returns to the internet (via foursquare) and the original format of a few couches and the queens chatting. Fans met the lack of 'scripted drama' with mixed emotions.
|1||RuPaul's Drag Race season seven is already off to a shady start! The Queens talk about being on the main stage for the first time, being judged by the Judges, who was safe, in the bottom two, and more. Tension rises when the queens talk about who was the weakest link.|
|2||After flying the friendly skies during the Glamazonian Airlines challenge, the queens untuck backstage and it looks like some baggage may have shifted during flight. The queens call attention to Trixie Mattell and Miss Fame's blossoming friendship, Trixie doesn't think Jasmine gets her look, and there's a warm moment between Ginger Minj and Pearl.|
|3||After the queens Hamlet it up in two twisted Shakespeare classics, they untuck backstage and things get a little hairy! The queens talk about the trouble with stubble, ask Jasmine why she packed her bags early and Violet gives Kennedy a lesson on teamwork. Watch as Miss Kennedy reacts, plus much more!|
|4||After the queens make parody music videos from RuPaul's songs in the #PunnyorDie challenge, they untuck backstage and discuss which queens were the best and worst from each team, confront Violet Chachki for being mean, and Pearl feels down.|
|5||After the DESPY Awards, the queens untuck in the lounge and discuss how Pearl felt after RuPaul told her she didn't have a big personality, which queen was the weakest link during the challenge, the judges critiques, and one of the queens gets a phone call from home.|
|6||The queens discuss their looks from the Death Becomes Her runway, one queen gets a heartwarming video from home, and another queen deals with her emotions. Plus a touching moment in the workroom with the eliminated queen and Ariana Grande.|
|7||On this episode of Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race, the queens kiki backstage and discuss what the judges thought of their Snatch Game characters and Leather and Lace runway looks. Pearl and Violet discuss tucking...a lot, and Katya and Ginger give us daytime realness OUTSIDE!|
|8||On this episode of Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race, all 14 queens are together again and kiki backstage before finding out which queen will be back in the competition, and which queen will be going home for good.|
|9||On this episode of Untucked, Pearl asks Miss Fame why she called her out on the main stage, Katya makes the girls giggle and the competition becomes tangible.|
|10||On this episode of Untucked, the girls all feel like they will be lipsyncing, and Kennedy receives a special message from home.|
|11||On this episode of Untucked, Katya and Kennedy have a heart to heart and the girls discuss their biggest challenge this season.|
|12||On this final episode of Untucked, the girls question their friendships as they react to the answers from the main stage.|
"RuPaul’s Drag Race: UNTUCKED! Companion series to Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. See the Season 8 queens in all their uncensored backstage drama. The secrets, the tears, the shade - nothing is held back when these girls are behind-the-scenes waiting for Mama Ru to determine their fates."
New features including videos for the queens by their close friends and family. Chi-Chi gets put down by other queens, while other queens in the following episodes that were in the bottom two listened to the song they were going to be lip-syncing to. Acid Betty vs Trixie Mattel.
|1||The 100th episode of RuPaul's Drag Race is already off to a shady start! The Queens get to know each other and talk about who's on top and who's on bottom and have a runway critique all their own. Alliances develop, but tempers start to flare as the queens talk about their runway looks.|
|2||After a Bitch Perfect musical extravaganza, the queens untuck backstage and the bitching really begins. As the queens discuss each other's runway looks and how the judges are living for Kim Chi and Acid Betty's looks, Bob proclaims black is the new nude. It becomes all about the suspect padding of Dax's posterior and Ru seems to have double vision.|
|3||After the queens roll their way through an Empire of a challenge, they untuck backstage and Naysha is established as the second queen in herstory to come back and stay. Chi-Chi gets spicy and has the other queens rolling with her southern charm, y'all. Cynthia gets a short fashion lesson from the other queens and Kim Chi gets a special message from a living doll back at home.|
|4||The queens untuck after a new wave battle of the bands. Backstage it’s a punk girl, new wave chick square off as the queens butt heads over their looks and performances. One of our queens breaks down after she gets a message from home and it gives the other queens an emotional look into her life.|
|5||The queens kiki backstage about what the judges thought of their Snatch Game characters and Madonna runway looks. One queen’s sister sends a message of support from back home and another queen gets fashion silhouette advice. Chanel Iman and Gigi Hadid cause a commotion when they pay the queens a backstage visit.|
|6||After strutting down the yellow brick road, the queens untuck and the broomsticks come out. Two queens dive into a stitches verses hot glue shade-throwing standoff. The queens' Little Women join them and bring along some big opinions. Honey, we are not in Kansas anymore.|
|7||The queens untuck backstage waiting for the votes to be tallied on their presidential campaigns. The shade becomes very political as they discuss the judge’s critiques and see everything isn’t always black and white.|
|8||After the runway at RuPaul’s Book Ball, the queens untuck and read each other cover to cover. One of our queens is shaken after her cardboard cutouts fail to impress the judges, and the other queens are not shy about giving her some "friendly" advice.|
|9||After the last chance runway, it's final time in the Untucked Lounge. The queens critique one another's final speeches to the judges and one queen gets a herstory lesson. But do they all believe the most deserving queens made it to the top?|
"RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked! is the all-access pass to the drama that you didn’t see on the runway — the backstage struggles, tears, bonding and secrets. See what happens behind the scenes when the queens let their tucks breathe… and let their emotions flow. Notable Moment: Aja's read on Valentina in episode 3.
|1||RuPaul's Drag Race is off to a stellar start! It's a love fest as the Queens get to know each other and talk about their runway looks. Before heading back to the main stage, the Queens get a backstage visit that leaves them gagged.|
|2||After cheering each other through possibly the most physical challenge in Drag Race herstory, the Queens untuck and discuss the judge’s opinions of their looks and performances. The reality of who’s on top and who’s on bottom settles in because for the first time this season, someone will sashay away.|
|3||After a fairytale runway fit for a princess, the queens untuck backstage and ki-ki about who they’d “kai-kai” with. One queen who thinks her happily ever after will be in the top is thrown when being in the bottom becomes a reality.|
|4||Watch the season 9 queens rise, shine, and shade in the werkroom as they discuss their awkward morning show challenge, plus those “naughty nighties” runway looks that put the booty in boudoir.|
|5||Watch the season 9 sisters stop being polite and start getting real in the werkroom as they discuss their epic musical tribute to the Kardashian clan—who sabotaged whom?—plus those faux fur fantasy looks that really warmed up the runway.|
|6||Watch the season 9 queens open their hearts in the werkroom as they discuss their Snatch Game celebrity impersonations, plus the Madonna runway tribute that had the judges seeing double. In fact, one might say that some of the looks were downright reductive.|
|7||Watch the season 9 queens kick back in the werkroom as they discuss filming their soapy ’90s teen dramas with guest judges Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling, not to mention the drama of getting their wigs so huge for the runway. 9021-oh yes she better ’do!|
|8||Watch the season 9 queens unwind in the werkroom as they discuss channeling their inner Bianca Del Rio to read each other—plus judges Michelle Visage and Tamar Braxton—to filth. So which girl needs a thicker skin, and who needs their library card confiscated immediately?|
|9||Watch the season 9 queens unwind in the werkroom as they discuss the club kid couture that gave the judges nightlife, plus the television pilots that were sometimes a little harder for audiences to swallow.|
|10||Watch the season 9 queens enjoy some quality time as they discuss the challenges of transforming a group of straight but sensitive crew members into their runway-stomping drag siblings—including some cuties they have crushes on!|
|11||Watch the season 9 queens earn 10s across the board as they discuss their attempts to be triple runway threats in the self-explanatory categories “Rainbow-She-Betta-Do,” “Sexy Unicorn,” and, yes, “Village People Eleganza Extravaganza.”|
|12||Watch the final four queens get retrospective as they rap about men’s spas and their extravagant runway looks, plus their heartfelt responses to that pageant question of why they deserve to be America’s Next Drag Superstar.|
"RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked"' premiered alongside Season 10 on VH1 in March 2018.
"This is Untucked, backstage of the competition to become America’s Next Drag Superstar. This is everything you didn’t get to see on the runway. Girl, if you're not watching untucked, you're only getting half the story!
Notable Moments: Aquaria vs. The Vixen and Eureka vs. The Vixen
|1||RuPaul's Drag Race is off to a rocketing start! A decade of drag, It’s Drag on a dime couture as the Queens get to know each other and talk about their runway looks. Before heading back to the main stage, the Queens get a backstage visit from a special guest.|
|2||After splitting into two groups and going head in head in the first musical of the season, the Queens untuck and discuss the judge’s opinions of their looks and performances. The reality of who actually performed settles in and a heated argument occurs.|
|3||After the queens present their dating apps and newly inspired feather looks on the stage, they head backstage to untuck, another heated argument occurs, queens get called out and it becomes an even more tense competition.|
|4||The Ball is under way with the queens presenting 3 looks on the runway, the safe queens untuck and bitter argument occurs, emotions run high as the queens prepare for a lip sync and the intensity of the competition becomes a realisation.|
|5||The queens view each other’s paired challenges and denim and diamond looks. The safe queens head backstage and discuss their looks, the rest of the queens untuck and certain queens become emotion before the lip sync.|
|6||The queens come back stage and untuck and now realise the episodes they have left. The queens talk about their previous experiences and when the top and bottoms come back stage an emotional video is shown.|
|7||Things heat up in Untucked after the Queens throw each other under the bus on the main stage. Feeling betrayed by her closest friends in the competition, one Queen fights harder to hold on to her dreams.|
|8||The Queens personalities sparkle as they untuck and discuss this week's challenge and who they believe shined the brightest.|
|9||One Queen's self-doubt has everyone worried about her well-being. A message from home reminds them to never take their talents for granted.|
|10||The queens welcome unexpected guests backstage for some kiki and real talk, and one queen admits that she upped her strategy game.|
|11||The Queens are beside themselves after this week's challenge and are grateful to finally untuck and spill the T. One Queen is close to giving up, while a strong Queen is unexpectedly heartbroken by the words of another.|
|12||The final four Queens share their dreams of making it to the finale and how much they've grown in the competition. A surprise message hits close to home for everyone.|