As far as Survivor merge episodes go, Survivor: Winners at War’s merge was relatively uneventful, even with a challenge bringing back a player from the Edge.
Survivor Winners at War
Even Jeff Probst is defending Sandra, saying, “I don’t think it changes her legacy in any way. Sandra is a legend.”
Survivor: Winners at War had its final pre-merge episode, with one more person sent to the Edge of Extinction—where the newest resident, Sandra, did something no one else has done.
“Somebody’s going to get backstabbed and screwed over,” Nick said early on in Survivor: Winners at War’s sixth episode, and twice, his words turned out to be an understatement.
Two tribes became three as Survivor Winners at War’s players realigned and reconnected—in one case, with past romantic partners.
For once, Survivor: Winners at War justified the amount of time it spent on the Edge of Extinction. Meanwhile, a tribe actually voted out a major threat!
Survivor queen Sandra Diaz-Twine has now tied the record for the number of challenges sat out by a player on Survivor. So why is she allowed to sit out multiple challenges?
Survivor’s third episode gave nearly all of its strategic focus to the Sele tribe, and whether or not the majority would target the alliance of Rob, Parvati, and Ethan.
For some reason, Survivor’s winners are just falling down at Rob and Parvati’s feet, instead of just voting them out.
Jeopardy gave an entire category to Survivor in honor of its 40th season. Here are the answers Jeff Probst gave, and the correct questions.
Two very strong episodes kicked off Survivor’s 40th season as winners went to war, though in very different ways.
“We’re not going to do Edge for a while. I’ve heard people. I got it,” Jeff Probst said. He also said Survivor: Winners at War “will be the best season we’ve ever done.”
Survivor has never done clip shows well, and—while it had some great flashbacks—Survivor at 40: Greatest Moments and Players was no exception.
Jeff Probst explained why he loves the Edge of Extinction, and what he thinks of people who criticize Survivor’s twists.
The average age of Survivor 40’s cast makes it the oldest cast in the history of the show, though its oldest player is a quarter-century younger than Rudy was when he played.