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The Apprentice: Bushy tails and sales!

Samuel Johnson CatSpoiler alert!

A strange start to the episode saw contestants head to Fleet Street and congregate outside a house in a back street. Lord Sugar revealed that the house had once belonged to Samuel Johnson, author of ‘A Dictionary of the English language’ – at which point the candidates’ expectant faces began to look confused.

Gesturing to the statue in front of him, Lord Sugar explained that the book was Johnson’s dictionary and the cat sat on top had been his beloved pet – struggling to connect the dots. Finally he said that the British have for many years been a country of animal lovers so for this task they would have to choose products to sell at the London Pet Show and quite simply the team who made the highest profit would win. The teams were mixed up again and with minds sufficiently boggled, the candidates headed off to prepare.
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The Apprentice: Negotiation and shopping

Men's team

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Week 3, with two down and sixteen to go the third episode saw hopefuls meet in the tunnels beneath Dover Castle. They congregated in a small hall facing Karren Brady and Claude Littner with Lord Sugar nowhere to be seen. The lights dimmed and as if from one of the candidate’s nightmares a projection of The Lord himself loomed on a huge screen before them.

The teams stayed the same for this challenge where the aim was to buy all the items on a shopping list at the best price. Half of each team would be sent to France and the other half would be staying in Dover the teams had to decide who to send where and which items from the list each half of the team would be shopping for.

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