Potential contestants vie for a spot in the competition -- and are faced with crazy fans -- as they model swimwear in Hollywood.
The models are surprised to learn that TV hosts Jonathan and Drew Scott designed the house they will be living in during the competition; a model breaks down; the models participate in a semi-nude photo shoot -- with an audience.
The models must walk across shipping containers raised high above the ground in order to remain in the competition; Tyra helps the models with a photo shoot where they are tied together.
The models participate in an emotional photo shoot that honors war heroes. Meanwhile, some of the girls-and guys- struggle to accept their new looks, with one of them locking herself in the bathroom.
As romance blooms between some of the models, a huge argument breaks out. The guys and girls are challenged to a photo shoot that will have no re-touching in the photos, which causes insecurity amongst some of the models.
The stress of the competition gets to some of the models, causing them to lose focus. The guys and girls are suspended in mid air for a photo shoot where they look possessed and a few of the models struggle.
The models struggle during an acting challenge, where a few don't take the task seriously. The guys and girls are tasked with pairing up for a sexy commercial at the beach, where jealousy runs rampant and some chemistry falls flat.
The models must create a public service announcement for a team of young, harsh critics; some of the models struggle when they are asked to pose as life-size dolls.
When the guys and girls visit modeling agencies, they are paired up with a previously eliminated model, who may earn the chance to come back in the competition.
The guys and girls shoot a music video for Tyra's new beauty line, where former top model contestant Don Benjamin makes an appearance. During a photo shoot where the models have to pose in mid air, tensions run high as a few of the models have a hard time taking direction.
Catch up on Cycle 22 with all new footage of behind-the-scenes confessions, flirtations and meltdowns among the guys and girls. Host Tyra Banks joins Miss J, Kelly Cutrone and photo shoot consultant Yu Tsai to monitor all the on-camera drama.
The models are challenged to create and pitch a unique business idea. During the photo shoot, the models have to pose in pitch black darkness of the woods, where they are freezing cold and cannot see anything.
Tyra's mom is the photographer for a special photo shoot with models and their mothers. The contestants also shoot a mock cover of NYLON magazine and meet supermodel Chrissy Teigen, who gives them tips on making it in the modeling industry.
The finalists shoot a campaign for Zappos Couture and prepare for the final runway show. Drama causes one of the models to lose focus when it is discovered she hooked up with another one of the models.
The two final models battle it out in a runway showdown; the finalists' mothers join them as they learn who is America's Next Top Model.