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The Mole

ABC's The Mole was a game of strategy and intrigue originally hosted by Anderson Cooper, and also aired two celebrity seasons. Each season has one player secretly working for the producers and against the other players, who are quizzed about The Mole's identity. The Mole is coming back in 2021, filming a new season with American contestants in Australia.

The Mole season 1 episode recaps and reviews

Anderson Cooper offers a player a bribe to leave The Mole—and mimes lubing a gnome

The Mole 2’s players are split up again for episode 7’s two tests, which involve transporting a lubed gnome and competing in a gladiator battle, but they’re all present when host Anderson Cooper offers their least-favorite player a bribe to leave the game.

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Anderson Cooper dunked in a Mole 2 episode that focuses more on exemptions than tests

In its first three episodes, The Mole 2: The Next Betrayal has given out almost twice as many exemptions as season one, and that’s coming at the expense of big, elaborate tests. But the players did have fun with Anderson Cooper.

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