'Survivor's' Jeff Probst: Phillip Sheppard is John Candy from 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles'


Jeff Probst does a weekly blog at his website going over the previous night's "Survivor: Redemption Island" episode. This week, he firmly ensconces himself in Camp Phillip because you can't help but love Phillip.Jeff writes:[Phillip] is everything and I mean everything you could ever ask for from a Survivor contestant. He is so damn sincere, so earnest. I truly can't get enough. I know a lot of you already hate him, save it for the comment section. I'm in Camp Phillip.Philip is a real life version of "Del, the shower curtain ring guy" that John Candy played in Planes, Trains and Automobiles.If you've seen the movie you know what I'm talking about. Del is an overweight, loud mouthed, slightly inappropriate salesman that Steve Martin meets while both are stuck trying to get home during a snow storm. The entire time you're watching the movie, you can see why Del drives Steve Martin nuts. He's friggin...



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