How did the wrong team lose? They went for a bland boring product that didn't really hit any buttons. The other team went for something that was hopeless as an adult product but had potential for the kids and family market. They may have stumbled onto something but there was a spark of originality in it. And that was reflected in the fact that they sold more. These are meant to be entrepreneurs not franchisees.
It was pretty obvious the way the show and the boardroom segment was set up that the spacehoppers would carry the day.
Ricky is a good presenter but he's a bit of a cock, believes his own hype and is riding for a massive fall. He fucked up on the task by not imposing his 'vision' of what he wanted and brought the wrong person (Laura) into the boardroom. He's a narrow-backed fucker - good middle manager but no evidence he's got what it takes.
Indeed, the wrong team didn't lose, they lost because they sold less than the other team. How many times have we seen it were, one team looks like winning, & the other team getting 0 orders from 2 companies, only to smash the other team into oblivion with a big order from the 3rd company.
The prize has changed, it's no longer The Apprentice as before, it's who LS wants to invest in. Had the last series been in the old format, Tom would have been fired long before he reached the final, but LS saw something in what he was offering, so Tom won, dispite being hopeless most of the series, could be the same this series.