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December, 2021

More than a game, then less of a game

Episode 11: More than a game, then less of a game

Survivor 41 Recap/ analysis

By Jeff Pitman | Published: December 4, 2021

Survivor 41's Jekyll-and-Hyde season continues, producing an episode with both astonishingly heartfelt discussion of the burdens imposed by race in social situations, and an ill-advised twist that ignored everyone's social connections and (thankfully) failed to override the whole "tribe has spoken" deal. Once again: Just let the contestants play.

Wow, that drama was over quick - Kaiser Island

Episode 11: Wow, that drama was over quick

Survivor 41 Recap/ analysis

By Ryan Kaiser | Published: December 3, 2021

Ryan looks at the bizarre final seven episode, where production tried to rob the contestants of a critical voting opportunity in favor of ridiculous box-opening theatrics, but also where the contestants once again rose above the mishmash of poor show decisions with compelling drama and discussions of their own.


 

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