Confessions Of A Recovering Survivor Addict
I confess: After eight years of watching "Survivor" -- from the first one with Rudy and Richard Hatch -- I scratched it off my Must See TV list this year. Maybe it had something to do with Jonny Fairplay being back on this Fans vs. Favorites game this time.
I didn't go completely cold turkey (my wife continued to watch religiously), and I'm glad. I had seen enough to want to watch last night's episode -- which turned out to be perhaps the best in "Survivor" history. The four remaining women convinced idiot fan Erik Reichenbach (a 22-yr-old art student/ice cream shop employee from Michigan) to give up his immunity necklace.... and then they voted him out (4-1) while the jury howled. It was a classic Survivor moment!
I really don't care which woman wins the million in the two-hour finale Sunday (8-10 p.m., Ch 12, 7) from past players Cirie Fields, Parvati Shallow, Amanda Kimmel or newcomer Natalie Bolton. But I’ll definitely watch the reunion show at 10 p.m. for the discussion on last night's stunning vote.
Are you still watching "Survivor?" Was this season better than most? Did you laugh out loud last night at Erik's stupidity?