The bold, the beautiful, the miserable and freezing cold. Looks like life isn’t going to be easy this season on Survivor 2014. In this early look at next week’s Cagayan episode we’re seeing the Solana tribe (Beauty) trying their best to dry out and put on a happy face. Okay, maybe they’re not trying very hard.
Jeff warned us preseason that Cagayan was starting off with the incoming rainy season there in Cagayan and things might not be pleasant. After a cozy, over-fed season last year this is a drastic change for the castaways and can’t possibly be much fun. But heck, they’re out there playing for a million dollars so suck it up, right?
In our first look at the upcoming Survivor episode, entitled “Cops-R-Us,” the focus is on the Solana tribe who might be used to a slightly more pampered life. (What? Like the rest of us are used to sleeping on rainy bamboo beds? Okay, nevermind.)
Survivor 2014 Cagayan – Episode 02 Preview:
Image credit: Monty Brinton/CBS
It’s hard not to get a kick out of Survivor host Jeff Probst. He takes Survivor very seriously but can also kick back and enjoy the heck out of it all. And come on, which of us wouldn’t want to get a chance at his job even if for just a day?
So what was Jeff up to during the Survivor 2014 Cagayan premiere this week when we saw those live Tweets popping up? Sure enough it was Jeff but he wasn’t hanging out alone at home. Instead Jeff Tweeted away sitting in a conference room, giving away Buffs, and toasting the premiere.
Check out a few of the behind-the-scenes pics of Jeff having fun with his job and see the full set of pics over at CBS.com.
There was a crazy run of blindsides last night both at Tribal Councils and at the challenges. I did not expect a lot of these results on the Survivor 2014 premiere, but that’s what keeps Survivor fresh and fun!
Here’s a run back through the Cagayan premiere in photos from CBS including pics from the challenges and Tribal Council. Get the highlights from last night’s results here so you’re ready for next week’s episode.
The Luzon tribe was a complete disaster and managed to squander a great lead in one challenge while completely flubbing another. Solana surprised me with great performances while Aparri played strong, just as we’d expect. This definitely looks like it’ll be a fun season of Survivor!
Image credit: CBS / Monty Brinton
Last night on Survivor 2014 we saw Garrett Adelstein become the second castaway voted off Cagayan in a blindside despite having a Hidden Immunity Idol in his possession. In his “The Day After” exit interview Garrett still sounds a little bitter about the experience.
“I had virtually no fun. Whatsoever,” said Garrett Adelstein on his experience with Survivor Cagayan. Wow. What a poor sport. Then again, this guy was a complete recruit from a bar as he previously explained, so no wonder. He had no interest or understanding of Survivor and he played just as poorly.
So what happened with his Hidden Immunity Idol? Garrett says the risk of the Idol is underestimated. Garrett thinks he was watched too closely to bring it with him to the Tribal Council, but would have risked bringing it if he had any sense of danger. Of course with J’Tia dumping the tribe’s food supply he felt pretty confident in how the votes would go. Maybe he should have just kept his mouth shut at Tribal, huh?
Watch Garrett Adelstein’s “The Day After” exit interview:
David Samson holds the honor of being the first person voted off Survivor 2014 after last night’s blindside at Tribal Council sent the Luzon “Brains” leader off in to the jungle. Hear what he had to say in his “The Day After” exit interview.
David relies heavily on comparing Survivor to baseball and his work for the Marlins (boy is he going to get ragged on back at his job after this), but I won’t run through his list of similarities there. Instead I thought his “best/worst” moments were more interesting.
David thought his best moment was envisioning his camp as his home for 39 days and using positive thinking to put him on the path to victory. On the other side, his worst moment was running out of coconuts to drink. He was surprised at how quickly and easily they ran out of energy in the game and contributes that to poor performance in the challenge.