TV Club: RuPaul’s Drag Race: “Conjoined Queens”

It’s become a tradition for an eliminated queen to return to RuPaul’s Drag Race at some point in the second half of the competition, but this season introduces a twist that makes the return far more satisfying than in past years. Instead of simply folding an eliminated queen back into the competition at the start of the episode, all seven former contestants shantay back into the workroom and are given the opportunity to prove that they have what it takes to be back in the running. While it does pull focus away from the seven queens that have made it this far, it’s a smart change that makes the returning queen earn her place on the show, and leads to one of the strongest episodes of the season.

After a hilarious “Orange Is The New Drag” minichallenge that has the queens walking the runway at the Tuckahoe …

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