Recap: 'Survivor: South Pacific' - 'Running the Show'

Pre-credit sequence. It's Night 24 on Redemption Island and Jim is the latest Savaii bootee to stumble over to the shelter. "I thought we were supposed to be the Final 3," Keith says, looking at Jim and Ozzy. "That is a cult unlike any I've seen before," Jim says, highlighting Coach as the leader of the cult. For some reason, Ozzy thinks he told everybody this would happen. Did he? 

Kinda like Jesus, but not in a sacrilegious way.Te Tuna returns to camp. "Jim is the most dangerous kind of person," Coach tells Dawn and Whitney, saying that Jim wouldn't have protected any of them. Ah! Coach was protecting Whitney and Dawn against the malevolent Jim. Coach is in coddling mode tonight, because he knows that if the weakest parts of his alliance begin to feel insecure, that might foment revolution. "More blindsides happen than alliances sticking together," Coach says. Part of Coach's coddling strategy is to repeatedly tell his alliance that he's not leading his alliance. Whitney, who probably hasn't received a half-dozen talking head moments all season, suddenly has a lot to say. "Coach is running the show like he's Jesus," says an unconvinced Whitney. She has the choicest words for followers Cochran and Sophie, adding, "I don't understand how these 'Smart People' can be so stupid." I felt the same way about the movie 'Smart People," starring Ellen Page and Dennis Quaid. Read More...


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