Episode 3: Three is the tragic number
Published: October 16, 2017
In an attempt to diagnose the season's underwhelming start, Jeff zeroes in on three problems endemic to the three-tribe format, and offers tweaks to fix them. Also a defense of Patrick, a preview of the swap, and a fashionable vidcap gallery.
Episode 2: Signs point to the big three (or four)
Published: October 9, 2017
After just two episodes, Jeff takes a mostly over-extrapolated look at the contenders for winning Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers. Plus a vidcap gallery also about the number two.
Episode 1: Cramped, rushed, maybe some vomiting
Published: October 2, 2017
Jeff looks back at the premiere of Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers, and finds it mostly solid, albeit with an outsized focus on a twist that went nowhere, and a glaring deficit in focus on the booted player. To make up for that: A vidcap gallery.
Pre-season: Survivor: HHH cast projections
Published: September 18, 2017
Jeff Pitman's semi-annual inaccurate forecasting of each Survivor contestant's game-winning potential. This time: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers.
Pre-season: The Ivy Lead - S35 edition
Published: August 30, 2017
Jeff Pitman continues compiling and graphing the appearances of Ivy League alumni on Survivor. Pretty much solely because of tradition.
Pre-season: How old is too old to win Survivor?
Published: August 16, 2017
Jeff Pitman looks at the relative paucity of older contestants in Seasons 35 & 36, and asks whether, historically, there is an age beyond which contestants have little chance of winning. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.
Other TDT recaps:
Jeff Pitman has been writing Survivor recaps for far too long. Here are some you probably will regret reading...
Survivor: Game Changers | Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X | Survivor: Kaoh Rong | Survivor: Cambodia | Survivor: Worlds Apart | Survivor: San Juan del Sur | Survivor: Cagayan | Blood vs. Water | Survivor: Caramoan | Survivor: Philippines | Survivor: One World | Survivor: South Pacific | Survivor: Redemption Island | Survivor: Nicaragua | Survivor: Cook Islands | Survivor: Vanuatu | Survivor: Pearl Islands | Survivor: The Amazon | Survivor: Thailand | Survivor: Marquesas | Survivor: Africa
See also: The full True Dork Times index of past seasons.