Oh goody! It's my favorite part! We begin with close-up shots of a pair of legs slowly making their way through the grass. These legs, we find out, belong to Keith, and it looks as though he might have taken Kel up on his offer to share his razor with the Ogakor tribe. Suddenly Keith is bounding through the grass with a net on a stick trying to catch -- wait for it -- a grasshopper. And it keeps jumping away from him. And he keeps leaping around and taking swats at it. I had something really funny to say here, but I was told it was in "bad taste." Not that that's stopped me before. Anyway, after much frolicking about, Keith catches the grasshopper and says, "Cowboy can ride bulls and horses but he can't catch grasshoppers." We then get some twangy country music as Colby ambles through the grass, and for some reason a shot of two copulating grasshoppers. Colby's not nearly the charismatic grasshopper hunter Keith is. We see lots of shots of grasshoppers sitting on branches and in the grass, and I think this is a jab at how easy they should be to catch. My guess is that Keith never thought this silliness would air, but I'm so glad it did. Colby tells us in a confessional that the "big ones" can't be tired out or snuck up on. He says that the "little bitty ones" are easy to catch, but he hasn't seen any. We then see Keith enthusiastically netting a grasshopper. He tells us very seriously, "You spend a lot of energy catching grasshoppers. You chase 'em down and you'll run sometimes for a hundred yards -- not a hundred yards -- you'll run sometimes for several yards chasing a grasshopper down." Several yards? That's practically a marathon! We then get more shots -- I can never get enough of these -- of Keith ridiculously chasing various grasshoppers while the music continues to twang in the background. They should have saved this little ditty for Rodger, because it totally fits his personality. Colby tells us in an interview that Keith has the upper hand at "grasshopper wrangling." We then see Keith dropping a grasshopper into his shirt pocket and patting it down, saying, "You just gotta stun 'em a little bit." Colby tells us in his best Mickey Rooney/ Mr.Yoniyoshi voice that he's going to have to "go to the master" so he can teach "young grasshopper how to wrangle grasshopper." We then return to Keith inspecting his front pocket and telling the camera, "Excuse me I just caught a grasshopper, it's kind of important." Then the grasshopper jumps out of his pocket, and Keith resumes the chase.
Episode Report CardJoanna: B- | 649 USERS: C+
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