It’s late so this will be short:
I’m delighted that Fabio won. He was the clear audience favorite. The crowd in the studio went wild when his name was announced.
When Chase came back from the reward, I really respected how honest Fabio was about how he was feeling. He was trying so hard to be "fair" about his frustration but he knew he needed to share that frustration with Chase. Fabio grew on me a lot with that exchange. I didn’t sense any game play, just a guy trying to get something off his chest and then go kick some ass in the next challenge, which he did.
Yet another reason I love this show. The [huge manatee]! Jane was so honestly upset at the loss of the chicken that she had a funeral service for the little fella.
Show up… and play. That’s it. When you fail to do one or both of those requirements you are not living up to your end of the bargain. One might say you are in breach of our implied contract.
It’s one of those great moments that make reality shows so unpredictable. It was just pure luck that the entire camp did not burn down. The juxtaposition of five people enjoying their reward by "pigging out" and volcano surfing while the other five were dealing with a disastrous situation back at camp was wonderful.
Within five minutes of this game starting, we were in the woods -- me and Jimmy Johnson -- and Jane ran up and said, "My husband just died. I need the money. Please don't vote me off."
YOU KNEW SOMEBODY WAS GOING TO DO IT
Fabio peeing in the pool was a moment that still makes me laugh when I think about that day and the look on his face as he was doing it.
Not playing the idol was a big, bold move and one that I respect. But because Sash and Brenda forced a tie and Marty didn’t play the idol in the first vote, he couldn’t use the idol in the tiebreaker. So they had him and the idol!! All they had to do was change their votes to Marty. But instead they voted Kelly B.
TELL THE TRUTH
When Naonka said, "I’m not a quitter… I think I’m done" you jumped for joy and said, "Oh I hope she quits!"