When they get to Jonathan, Ozzy says -- quite obviously sincerely -- "Thank you, Jonathan. Thank you, thank you." And really, I will say this: if you like this ending at all, you should say the same. If you're happy that little Aitu knocked off big mean Raro and wasn't simply devoured itself along the road to, like, a Candice/Parvati F2? You should thank Jonathan. Jonathan gets a lot of the credit, in part because he looked around, realized he was going to lose, and chose the people he would prefer to see win. It's a huge part of the reason we are where we are, and I thank him, too. Jonathan says, "I had so much fun out here, I can't begin to tell you." Aw! He considers getting to Day 33 a fine showing for "a forty-four-year-old Jew in Survivor." He also reveals that he lost thirty pounds in the time he was on the show: "I feel like the guy my wife married," he says as we watch them smooch again. They are my new America's Sweethearts.
Parvati says she figured for a while that her awesome flirting skills would let her run the game. But it didn't really work out that way, and yet, she thinks she "shocked a few people" by turning out to be so...great? I guess.
Finally, Adam says that he's "frustrated," but that "you can't change the past."
The Aitu four climb up and put all the torches on a fire pit. Burn! Burn! They all hold hands. I think they're actually reflecting, y'all. They're putting entirely too much meaning in the meaningless ritual. We fade out on this surprisingly affecting scene, which...kind of worked, in spite of how dumb it is. It's upsetting and weird. Seeing this kind of bonding on Survivor between people who actually like each other is kind of wrong, like watching real married people in porn.
After commercials, we come to the challenge locale. What you have here are four tall perches high above the water. Every fifteen minutes, you will remove a piece of your perch by pulling on a rope. Each perch is proportional to the size of the person's feet, so every person has the same chance, theoretically. Jeff goes on to explain that the last person standing has immunity, which is extra-important, because -- get this -- the F3, not the F2, are going before the jury, so this is all there is, challenge-wise.
Everyone stands on his or her perch. And...it's on. Yul takes, from the beginning, the strategy of crouching rather than standing. Ozzy makes mouth noises. After fifteen minutes, the first section is removed. After thirty minutes, the second section is removed. After forty-five minutes, the third section goes, and Becky goes in the water. But hey, everybody lasted at least forty-five minutes. It could have been worse. Becky climbs out of the water to wait on a platform. It's interesting to contemplate what Yul has to gain by winning. I suspect his reason for staying in is to try to save Becky, and/or to keep immunity away from Ozzy and get him out, not that those things aren't related. We see Ozzy bobble just a little. Those perches have gotten pretty small.