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The show pits contestants against each other who are pitching products that are similar in various ways. For example, in Sunday's premiere, a man who has invented a gadget called Airhook to help airplane travelers to better organize drinks and devices in their tiny space in coach class goes up against a woman who has invented a barrier that she feels will prevent conflicts where the sharing of armrests is concerned.
In another segment, contestants compete with their own unique soap products. One is strictly for feminine use.