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The Mole 2: The Next Betrayal

The Mole 2: The Next Betrayal was the second season of the ABC reality competition hosted by Anderson Cooper. It premiered in the fall of 2001, and then was pulled from the schedule and aired in the summer of 2002. Its 14 players—Al, Ali, Bill, Bob, Bribs, Darwin, Dorothy, Elavia, Heather, Katie, Lisa, Myra, Patrick, and Rob—had to figure out who among them was the mole.

The Mole season 2 episode recaps and reviews

The Mole brings back its ‘hideous game,’ and a wild animal freaks out the crew

For their final two tests, The Mole 2’s final three—Bill, Dorothy, and Heather—play a game Kathryn Price called a “hideous game,” and then take a hideous trek across treacherous landscapes before taking their final quiz.

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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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