MasterChef Junior Recap: Restaurant Takeover Eliminates Sarah, Gavin (10/25/13)

Sarah and her team captain Gavin leave MasterChef Junior in the LA restaurant takeover episode. Their teammate Troy fixed Sarah’s boo-boo and is the only Blue Team member to move on to the semis. Gordon Ramsay surprises diners by telling them that their lunch was cooked by MasterChef Junior contestants. The diners give the junior cooks a standing o and some even tear up. Last week, Kaylen, 11, of Culver City, Calif. and Sofia, 12, of Brooklyn, N. Y. went home when their cakes flopped. Alexander, 13, of New York, N. Y. had cried when he thought that he was going home after his 1st big…

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Judge Judy: $100 for Burnt Chopping Block (10/25/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $100 to a landlord for a burnt chopping block. She dismisses a suit for a refund on a prom dress. She dismisses the case of Abel Moreno who sues his ex-wife for bail and attorney’s fees for his arrest. She also dismisses Mrs. Moreno’s counterclaim for attorney’s fees, because she should have filed for them at family court when she filed the protective order against Abel. Michael & Tamilyn Kaminsky sue Tenant Monique Borunda, for $5,000 for property damage. Tamilyn claims that Monique had someone remove the full shower enclosure. But since the property manager or…

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Judge Judy: $2,500 for Hand Dog Bite (10/24/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $2,500 to Heather Riess for a dog bite. The shih tzu bit her after she tried to pick it up. She also awards $200 to seller Dale Sanker, who had left Yankees memorabilia with Michael Fosnight. Michael claims that the memorabilia was left with him on consignment. $2,146 to Mia Phan for a personal loan to her ex-boyfriend. Receptionist Heather Riess (left in photo) sues Bar Owner Linda Mayer (right) of Rochester, MN,  for $5,000 for medical bills and pain and suffering, after Linda’s shih tzu bit her. Heather says that she was with a date…

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Survivor: Blood vs. Water Recap 10/23/13: Brad Eliminated; Kat Off to Redemption Island

Brad loses the Redemption Island duel against John & Laura M. and leaves Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Galang loses the Immunity Challenge and votes out Kat, after she tries to move against Monica. Tribes are changed at random, making Ciera the only woman in Tadhana and Vytas, the only guy and original Galang target. Last week, Anesthesiology Resident Candice Woodcock-Cody, Survivor: Cook Islands and Heroes vs. Villains, 30, of Washington, lost the Redemption Duel against her husband, Army Orthopedic Surgeon John, 30, and Monica’s husband Attorney Brad, a former NFL player, 44. John had won the duel and had given the Immunity clue to Homemaker Monica, Survivor: One World, 42, of Tampa, Florida, for…

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Judge Judy Awards Truck Damage Expenses, Referral Fees, Rent Refund (10/23/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards truck damage reimbursements to Barbara Burke, $1,400  to Dorian Russell for an employee’s referral fees and $750 to Gabriela Rios for rent refund. Erik Jacobsen had hit Barbara’s truck, causing bumper damage. Lastly, the judge dismisses the case of a man who sues his son’s mom for a personal loan, because they were intimate. Barbara Burke and son Anthony sue Erik Jacobsen for hitting their parked truck. Barbara says that she saw Erik Jacobsen hit her truck at reckless speed at around 4:30 in the afternoon. She was sitting on a ledge chatting with a friend,…

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