We then cut to a bunch of red tiles and a silly special effects sequence in which the tiles flip to reveal a big grinning picture of Just Peachy holding a box of Wheaties. It's actually just the Survivor logo, but you just know Peachy lobbied for his picture, and maybe for his slogan as well. Peachy says this challenge is "Up here. In our head," because they all share one. He adds that the game is like chess and tic-tac-toe, but nothing at all like Twister. Each survivor starts on one red square and steps to another, choosing in a pre-selected order. Then they turn over the square they've just stepped off of to reveal a yellow tile. When survivors have no more red squares to step on, they're out. Rich manages to have the first turn. We see one boring full round, and then the time lapse begins. Colleen's the first to go and Peachy says, "That full meal has got you " and then he struggles for the word and finally comes up with "sated." Kelly's out next, jumps to the last red square, and irritatedly says, "Just doin' my part." Sue is proud to have made it this far and caves next. Jenna and Idiot Seanvant have a little altercation because he "spoiled" her plan. Meanwhile, Rich is "whimpering into nowhere land." Peachy announces, "The wise old man is looking good," which I'm sure pleases Talking Rudy Doll, because everyone loves being described as old, particularly by a sun-lamped, hair-dried little twit. Idiot Seanvant is about to take out Jenna but Gervase urges him not to, telling him to go for Talking Rudy Doll instead. Jenna then starts coaching Talking Rudy Doll while she's still on the board, and this is all very confusing because it's difficult to tell who's actually trying to help others as opposed to helping themselves. Gervase yells, "It's those young girls, Rudy. Tryin' to get in your head. Stay strong, Rudy," as he tries to convince Rudy to do the opposite of what Jenna's telling him. Jenna tries to steal Gervase's turn but it does no good; she's the next to go, and is quickly followed by Rich. Jenna coaches Talking Rudy Doll, and is being pretty irritating about it if you ask me, because losers generally shouldn't give advice to winners. Although she does get some points because she seems to genuinely want Talking Rudy Doll to win. Gervase is out next. Peachy tells Sean to "Hang tight, buddy," but everyone knows Talking Rudy Doll's already clinched it. Peachy tells him to "take the honor of flipping the rest of these over for me," and is it customary for the victor to have to clean up the course? We watch Rudy painstakingly turn over the remaining tiles, and then Peachy hands over the immunity idol. Nothing would make me happier than if Rudy wears that silly necklace straight through to the thirty-ninth day.
Episode Report CardJoanna: B+ | 647 USERS: B-
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