There are a few signs that immediately alert a channel-surfing viewer that he or she has landed on an episode of The Apprentice. Is there a group of men dressed in suits ranging from dressy casual to bolo tie? Are there women using speakerphone in a nondescript white van? Is either group filming a commercial of some sort about a cleaning product or frozen food?
If so, congratulations, you’re watching The Apprentice, or maybe you’re watching The Celebrity Apprentice, or perhaps you’re in the future and watching The Toddler Apprentice or 2 Fiscal 2 Apprentice or El Aprendiz: Estas Despedido! No matter which flavor of the Donald Trump Reality Hour you’re on, there’s something they all will have in common: awful, horrendous, absurdly pointless team names.
At the outset of every season, the teams are instructed to come up with a name that reflects their personalities and professional attitudes. Like any good trivia night or camp color wars, plenty of thought should be devoted to the brainstorming process. Yet every Apprentice team inexplicably plucks from the same terrible assortment of nonsensical, meaningless power words. Over the course of 15 seasons, some teams went completely crackers. READ FULL STORY