I think it's safe to say that nobody predicted what was going to go down last episode. The player with the most options narrowed them down to her own torch being snuffed, and the case for the Intentional Matsing, the one unbreakable trio in the game... broke in an unfathomable vote.
April 1, 2014 - Episodes where players quit are always going to be unsatisfying, and this one didn't really do much more than set the stage for the merge. Thankfully, the merge itself is an enticing prospect, and knowing that the remaining eleven players likely make up our jury has certainly whetted my appetite for what happens next.
March 25, 2014 - It's often said that Survivor is a numbers game, but it's also a game of who you can trust. Sometimes you have to balance the one against the other.
Notice for readers who avoid the previews: In this week’s blog, I will be referencing the information from the end of episode preview. I will not be discussing the further details revealed in the promos that have aired subsequently. (I haven’t seen these myself, though I’ve heard a few things.) One of the best decisions […]
After the craziness of the premiere, it’s something of a relief to see that we are going to get something approximating an ordinary season of Survivor with more than one tribe going to Tribal Council, alliances as well as backstabbings, and players actually trying to survive the elements instead of destroying the food supply. Instead, […]
I don’t think I’ve ever felt quite so vindicated by the first episode of a season before. Never mind that a good many of my predictions were wrong, never mind that I was dreading a Matsinging, never mind that I haven’t the first idea how I’m going to unpick the insanity that went down… I’ve […]
Monica could potentially have stolen Tyson's Survivor victory from him, but we ended up with the predictable yet satisfying end to a great season.
This week's Tribal Council is a cautionary tale. Remember folks, perform for the jury early and often.
Sarah Freeman explains how Gervase literally gains immunity on Survivor Blood vs Water only to lose it figuratively, while Hayden shocks even himself with a stand that is not his last.
Ciera's decision might be inexplicable, but Sarah Freeman has to explain it anyway.
It's all about the mothers this week on Survivor 27 Blood vs Water, but does their demographic have a long term future? RHAP blogger Sarah Freeman discusses.
RHAP blogger, Sarah Freeman explains how, in Survivor, truth comes second to perception; it's on the latter that games are won or lost.
The blindside of Aras was foretold in no cryptic terms. RHAP blogger Sarah Freeman goes down the rocky path that led the Brothers Baskauskas to their fate.
Hold up, Bro. A new threat is on the rise.