Survivor

Season 13 Episode 3

Flirting and Frustration

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Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Sep 28, 2006 on CBS
8.5
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Aitu are back from Tribal Council and comment about Billy and what he said about Candice. At the Puka tribe, Yul is starting to get annoyed by Cao-Boi. The tribes meet up with Jeff who announces that they are about to integrate into new tribes. They now have gone from four tribes to two, Raro and Aitu with have both males and females from each of the four tribes. The tribes get to their beach and all feel happy and excited with the new change. At the Aitu camp, Candice is confronted about Billy's comments and she reveals he just took it out of context. Also, right away the castaway try to start new alliances and Yul confesses to Becky that he found the idol. On Raro, Parvati feels she'll be able to flirt as much as she can with guys on the tribe.

After the Aitu tribe lose the Immunity Challenge, everyone scrambles trying to be safe and questioning who to vote for and who they can trust. Before Tribal Council, Cecilia seems to be the front-runner and after the votes are tallied she is indeed voted out.moreless

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  • Great episode!

    10
    Admittedly I am thinking that the tribes were dissolved into two far too quickly. I obviously thought there would be two more episodes like this before we turn four into two, ubut sadly that is not the case.



    Nonetheles, you can't be too disappointed because there is plenty of drama on the new tribes in any case - especially Aitu where we had most of the episode centered.



    I love Parvati Shallow! This is the least exciting gameplay of her three games, but she's funny to watch nonetheless! The whole scene with the octopus was hilarious. :P



    Very sad to see Cecilia go home. I would much rather have seen Becky outed, but this wasy does make the alliances somewhat more interesting. I look forward to seeing how this plays out!moreless
  • They merged into two tribes.

    8.6
    This is why I don't see what all the fuss was about when the teams were segregated. Everyone knew that they would soon be put into two teams and those teams would be a mixture of every race. If you didn't know that, then you don't know Survivor very well.



    I was a little disappointed in the water challenge. I've seen them do a lot of challenges similar, but they had done this exact challenge previously. You would think they could of found a way to change it up a bit.



    I wasn't that sorry to see Cecelia go. I kind of like Becky and didn't want to see her leave!moreless
  • Pivotal episode with tribe switch. Repeating challenge came off bad.

    8.5
    The tribal switch episode has traditionally been an episode to watch on Survivor. It\'s when the dynamics changes and people who were vulnerable before finds themselves in favorable position and vice versa.



    The way the tribal switch happened this time though, was a little bit weird. It was confusing, the switch seems like a combination of things they have done in the past. It was a really intelligent way to ensure even representation in the new tribes. However, it came off really complicated and casual viewers probably wouldn\'t have appreciated it that much. Another disappointment with this episode was the repeat challenge. When the show\'s producer doesn\'t care enough to create new challenges, it makes it harder for viewers to care to watch. Hopefully, the next few episodes would be stronger such that Survivor could regain some of the lost viewership.moreless
  • the four tribes merge

    8.5
    finnaly they combined the tribes!! now i wouldnt have minded if they stayed the same for a few more episodes but on the whole im glad that they combinded, its a bit more interesting now. the challenge was exactly like one from a past season but it was still enjoyable, though it was pitiful the way all the girls droped out so fast and i wanted the other team to lose. i was kinda sad at who they voted off, i mean i was never fond of her but she had grown on me over the episode and i didnt want those other people in charge, but what are you going to do? it sucks. hopful though one of the main people will get voted off.moreless
  • A dissolving of the tribes already?

    7.9
    Every single time Survivor decides to break up the tribes in unique ways, they always seem to ruin the fun. Why even divide the tribes based on race in the first place if you're only going to keep it that way for two episodes? Ratings? Didn't work, Mark Burnett. This was the lowest rated opening for as Survivor series ever, despite all the hype in the media.



    Not only was I disappointed that the original four tribes dissolved, but I'm also disappointed that this challenge was an exact rip-off of the challenge used on Survivor: Palau. Come on, guys, be original. At least try or else Survivor will be no more. And this is coming from your biggest fan!



    My last rant--this is the third time this season that we have had only one challenge per episode. Usually, that only happens on the season premiere and on the merge episode. Well, Survivor: Cook Islands is setting a whole new, bad set of precedents.moreless
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