In Los Angeles, Tyra Banks, Jay Manuel and J. Alexander narrow down thousands of aspiring models to 33 semi-finalists. The group is put to work right away to partake in a revealing photo shoot on a Sunset Strip rooftop. The models move into their stunning new house and drama immediately unfolds as 13 girls vie for 11 beds. Later, Tyra's dramatic appearance kicks off a controversial photo shoot. One of the 13 models is eliminated. Special guests include "Swirl Twins" Ron and Richard Harris, and photographers Bryan Lynn and Don & Bronson.