Did they neglect the psych evaluations on the contestants this time around? Because we saw some seriously deranged behavior in this week's episode of Survivor, not to mention a crime wave of footwear theft.
It began with Jeff Probst's voice telling us: "This is Nicaragua: remote, mysterious, dangerous." He left out poverty-ridden (second-poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, barely beating out Haiti), oppressed, run by a powerful Marxist leader.
This was an odd week, as the penultimate week always is. We had a live eviction on Wednesday, then a second live show without an eviction on Thursday. Just one more column, I keep telling myself, and I'll never have to see or hear or discuss Boobiac ever again.
Enzo said: "De Brains goes home. Maybe he wasn't De Brains after all, because I beat him, and you know I'm not the sharpest knife in the drawer." He wouldn't be the sharpest knife in the drawer even if he were the only knife in the drawer.
Captain Kosher's parting shots last week set off dynamite in Rachel, aka Boobiac, which detonated in Kristen's face the moment Boobiac won HOH a second time, thus demonstrating that she is the Empress Caligulotta.
The producers of Big Brother, left with egg all over their faces by the spectacular fizzle-out of their Saboteur twist, are trying to resurrect it by asking America to vote for one of the houseguests to become the new saboteur.
Kathy: "Yeah. You have to go on your gut." Yes, none of this investigating, and making deductions based on evidence for this cop. Her "gut" is all the evidence she needs. My gut tells me she's an imbecile.
It's summertime in Studio City, and CBS has rounded up another group of houseguests to spend a summer trying to outwitless each other, on what is known to some as "Survivor For Shut-Ins," aka, Big Brother: Season 12: The Saboteur.