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At 500 episodes, Survivor faces a surprising obstacle

When Survivor’s 34th season debuts in 2017, the premiere will be the 500th episode of the show, according to host and showrunner Jeff Probst.

That’s a remarkable achievement for any television show: only three scripted prime-time shows have made it past 500, The Simpsons, Gunsmoke, and Lassie. Soap operas, game shows, and other unscripted shows have higher episodes counts; American Idol and The Real World have already surpassed 500.

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