This collection of my Survivor Borneo recaps explores the strategy, challenges, and events of CBS’s Survivor season one, which introduced us to Richard Hatch, Sue Hawk, Rudy Boesch, Kelly Wiglesworth, Gervase Peterson, Colleen Haskell, and the other players in a game that changed television forever.
Recaps and analysis of reality TV show episodes, including nearly every episode of CBS' Survivor.
This collection of my Survivor: The Australian Outback recaps explores the strategy, challenges, and events of CBS’s Survivor season two, which introduced us to Tina Wesson, Colby Donaldson, Jerri Manthey, Elisabeth Filarski, Amber Brkich, Mike Skupin, Rodger Bingham, Alicia Calaway, Kimmi Kappenberg, and other members of the Ogakor and Kucha tribes.
The finale of Survivor: The Australian Outback starts with Tina, Colby, and Keith competing in one final challenge, and doing a lot of reflecting, which precedes a lot of other padding. Still, it’s a great conclusion to a strong second season of Survivor.
In Survivor: The Australian Outback episode 14, the season’s penultimate episode, the final four compete in the first Survivor reward challenge to offer a car—and a curse—to its winner.
While the Survivor: The Australian Outback’s final five don’t get an actual visit from their loved ones, their loved ones do compete in the reward challenge. Also in episode 13, Colby is driven to insanity by Keith, and explains his strategy to us.
A flood took out Barramundi’s camp and swept away their rice while Colby Donaldson chowed down on his latest reward: that’s the real-life drama that consumed Survivor: The Australian Outback, episode 12.
After Survivor’s first-ever auction, which made me miss the Survivor auction even more, Jeff Probst showed up to camp to trade shelter for food on Survivor: The Australian Outback’s 11th episode, “Let’s Make a Deal.”