The next item of business is whether anyone wants to go home. The camera finds some likely quitters, and Cody makes it official when he raises his hand. The whole room is devastated -- much worse than when Jimmy left. Taylor, in particular, looks much more wounded by this defection than by the general agreement that she sucks. However will she reallocate her team's resources to cover Cody's share of the slacking off? Cody tearfully says that this is the longest he's ever been away from his family. Jonathan calls Cody up to ask if leaving is good or bad. Cody says it's both: on the one hand, he's going to see his family, but on the other, "I'm never gonna see the friends I made here ever again." Whoa, that's heavy. He's already that certain that the ratings aren't gong to be high enough to justify a reunion show? "I'm sorry for all of the people that supported me," he says, "but I can't stay here any longer." There isn't a dry eye in the house (except for Jonathan's) as he hugs Cody, just as he didn't hug Jimmy. Cody also stops to hug his buddy Campbell on his way out, and Campbell lets Morgan hold him comfortingly. "He was my best bud," Campbell says after Cody's gone. Jonathan asks if Campbell's going to press on without him, and Campbell promises to try. They still have thirty-eight kids at the end of four episodes, which means this season is never going to end.
Episode Report CardM. Giant: B- | 416 USERS: C+
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