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Surviving the Amazon, Episode 3: Kung Fu RogerPage 2
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As the guys go back to camp, Rob says he won something better than a Reward - finding out that maybe some of the girls want to "get with" him. Dave says he'll give up his bed so Rob can have room for two. Rob notes that Heidi is hot but could probably use that shampoo and soap right now. She's normally a 9 ½ but right now is hovering around a 6. For his part, Daniel thinks that perhaps Shawna digs him.
One woman who is not liked is JoAnna - at least by Rob. He says she kept yelling that Jesus likes Jaburu. Rob says he didn't think Jesus really had a preference. Heh. But if he did, well, Jesus was a guy, so obviously he'd be rooting for the guys.
Getting back to the hot women, Alex says Jenna has an engaging smile. Dave says she's the hot chick at the bar waiting for the right guy - but if you're not him, she'll turn you down flat. However, her butt is so sexy, he says. Butch says he doesn't consider Jenna a hotty - he's 50 so he's not supposed to look at her that way… but…
Back at Jaburu, the women are bathing. Christy says they are self-conscious about bathing in front of the others. She bathes with Jeanne and Deena. She says the other girls her age go off and don't invite her, and fine, she accepts that. But then she imitates them and it's kind of amusing.
In her own words, Heidi says the cuter girls - herself, Jenna, and Shawna - go off to bathe separately because they're cuter and younger and that's a big issue with the older women. They don't want the older women judging them. They even take off their tops to get zestfully clean. Shawna says it's like a soap commercial gone wrong. But it felt good to be partially naked. I bet the cameramen thought so, too. Heidi adds that if the men have the idea of them bathing topless on their minds, it will distract them.
Back over with the men, they are distracted not by thoughts of naked women, but by plotting against one another. While fishing together, Matthew is trying to get a feel for where Dave is going - Roger or Daniel. Dave is clear that he wants Daniel out. Meanwhile, Rob and Alex are talking about the same subject. Matthew admits to Dave that if you base the vote on performance at the challenges, Daniel is the choice. But if you base it on personality, Roger should go. Matthew adds that he doesn't trust Alex - Dave agrees.
Dave and Matthew come back with a few guppy-sized fish they've caught as Dave confides in us that the focus up until now has been on survival, but the game is to eliminate 15 other people. Matthew cooks up some fish soup while Rob privately makes fun of him. Alex says he's gone back and forth a couple times. He also notes that Rob has put up a good front, playing the goofy kid. He wants to get rid of Roger but Roger has Butch and Dave on his side against Daniel. Meanwhile Rob has Daniel and Matthew against Roger. So Alex realizes he's the swing vote.
Back to the women, where they are working and the editors put their machete-swinging and shoveling and various other tasks to music in an amusing little segment. Shawna says Deena is doing well as the leader - she can come off as bossy, but, well, they picked her to do that! Deena says the net effect of having leadership is that they got five pots of water boiled, worked on the roof, got debris cleared from the campsite area, etc. Plus, there are people who are catching fish - some pretty good-sized ones, even. Of course, JoAnna thanks Jesus for them.
After the immunity challenge info is mailed to them, the women seem to prepare like an army getting ready for battle. These clips are juxtaposed with the men asking the Magic 8-Ball questions about if they're going to score with the women. Even Roger joins in! Another amusing segment - the editors have done some work for this episode.
When they arrive for the challenge, we see that the guys have added some blue feathers to the immunity idol. Probst asks the women what they think about them adding their colors to it. They say they had it first and they'll remove the feathers later.
The challenge is as follows: The entire tribe is trapped in a cage with a hatch at the top. (No, no, not Rich Hatch!) There is a rope with knots in it holding a machete in place. They have to work as a group to untie the knots, get the machete, cut some more rope, release a plank, get a pole, use the pole to get three keys, use those keys to unlock three locks, and pop the hatch. First to do it wins.
The women take an early lead but the men catch up and tie. Dave takes the machete and seems to easily cut the ropes while Shawna struggles (didn't they learn their lesson about Shawna and rope?). But somehow, Dave misses one and the women charge ahead while the men struggle to cut the last rope. And struggle. And struggle. It's pathetic. The women get the pole and get all three keys. The men are still working on that rope. Sheesh. The women easily win! They take the immunity idol and immediately pull out the blue feathers, saying to the men, "You forgot something." Ouch. That's gotta sting.<--Previous 1 2 3 Next-->
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