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A Survivor re-edited the Exile and Cochran scene. The result is spectacular.

A Survivor re-edited the Exile and Cochran scene. The result is spectacular.
John Cochran stops by Fiji for a visit with Debbie on Survivor Game Changers. (Photo by Jeffrey Neira/CBS Entertainment)

Debbie’s time on Exile, Boat Edition and her awkward conversation with visiting guest star and CBS sitcom writer John Cochran took up more than an entire act on Wednesday’s episode of Survivor Game Changers.

Whatever you think of the twists, or Debbie, or Cochran, it was too long. Thankfully, Survivor alum Randy Bailey has re-edited the scene, so it’s now just 45 seconds long.


I still have tears on my cheeks from watching that over and over again.

It’s such perfect editing. Debbie’s “Cochran?”, the way the music lines up with the blast, and the final “Jesus!” are small but incredibly effective touches.

And for the record, I like Cochran (he’s a nice guy and was a great winner), and Cochran himself liked Randy Bailey’s tweet with the video.

Okay, watch it again:

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