‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 5’ Episode 7 Recap — A Comedy Challenge With a Twist

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jujubee speaks at the Fashion Photo Ruview at RuPaul

We’re right down to the Top Four, squirrel pals. Surely, RuPaul gained’t have every other twists for these rivals, proper? Turns out, they’ll must compete in a comedy problem to find out who will seem within the remaining episode. Here’s what you may’ve missed throughout this week’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 5.

[This article comprises main spoilers from RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 5. Read at your personal danger, squirrel pals!]

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Alexis Mateo has exited the competitors

To begin with, Blair is feeling all of the feelings. Mostly, comfortable to slay one other day. Miz Cracker is pleased with shedding the lipsync, to be trustworthy, as a result of she didn’t need that call on her shoulders, however she, too, selected Alexis to go house. 

For Shea, her vote for Alexis was additionally an act of self-preservation as a result of there’s no telling what Alexis would’ve performed subsequent. When the Top Four return to the Werk Room, Miz Cracker reads Alexis’ message and it’s fairly good. 

Then, RuPaul introduced what the problem is that this week: a “standup comedy smackdown.” Miz Cracker, as the highest All-Star final week, will get to select the order the women will go in. Almost immediately, she’s nervous about making that call. 

She decides, although, that’s she’s finally going to set herself up for fulfillment. Miz Cracker places herself third within the setlist. Jujubee will go first, Blair second, and Shea Couleé final, proper after Miz Cracker. Jujubee is a bit irritated however largely takes be aware that the queens’ true colours are popping out.

The queens compete in a comedy problem

One by one, the queens head to the mainstage to verify with Ross Matthews and the movie star visitor decide… and it’s Jane Krakowski. Jujubee goes first and she or he absolutely fangirls over her. Jane Krakowski really says Jujubee has the benefit by going first. She will get to set the temper of the present. Take that, Miz Cracker!

Blair is subsequent and likewise is happy to see Jane Krakowski. Both judges love Blair’s jokes. Like, a lot they are saying to not change something. Blair is feeling fairly assured. Miz Cracker goes subsequent and will get the other critique. They say her “Ted Talk” efficiency wants extra jokes. 

Shea might be probably the most model, she says. She’s humorous in dialogue however as a standup comedy routine? She’s not used to that. Ross suggests she ought to poke enjoyable on the Sasha Velour second. Shea isn’t precisely into that as a result of she’s not precisely over that second both. 

The subsequent day, Shea tells the opposite queens she doesn’t have any materials, however her costume materials for the problem is beautiful. Blair, however, is tremendous assured. Could this be her week to lastly win a maxi problem? 

Jujubee speaks at the Fashion Photo Ruview at RuPaul's DragCon UK
Jujubee speaks on the Fashion Photo Ruview at RuPaul’s DragCon UK | David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for World Of Wonder Productions

On the runway, the class is ‘aww, freak out’

Each queen goes onstage to carry out their standup routine. Jujubee will get just a few laughs. Blair actually has silence whereas she’s flipping by means of her notes throughout her efficiency. Miz Cracker is performing identical to she would at a present. Shea Couleé does determine to make a joke concerning the rose petals, and will get just a few laughs, as properly. 

It’s fairly clear at this level who’s going house. After the runway, although, the place the class is, “aww, freak out,” Miz Cracker is the winner of this week’s problem. After going backstage, Miz Cracker says, once more, she’s going to be honest and base it on the problem, in addition to the observe report. Blair is aware of she’s in hassle and frantically begins itemizing causes to remain. 

When it’s time for Miz Cracker to lipsync, the “assassin” of this week is Kennedy Davenport. They carry out an surprising tune, Reba McEntire’s “Fancy.” Miz Cracker is the winner of the lipsync which means she has the ability to eradicate one of many backside three. She chooses Blair St. Clair. 

Blair sashays away, however not with out one other twist from RuPaul. Right after she proclaims the highest three contestants, (Shea Couleé, Miz Cracker, and Jujubee,) RuPaul solutions a mysterious cellphone name from an old-timey cellphone on the decide’s desk. Will the eradicated queens return to the competitors? 

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