History TearJerker / Survivor

20th Apr '18 1:17:33 PM Maddoxsort
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* Many people felt really bad for Michael Skupin when he had injuries which resulted in the show's first evacuation in only the second season, ''Australian Outback'', and had proven himself to be a very adept player. They continued to feel bad when he got a second chance and came just short of winning in the ''Philippines'' season. But all that sympathy capcized when he was busted with [[http://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/survivor-alum-mike-skupin-arrested-for-possession-of-child-pornography-report-89999 child pornography.]] That fall from grace, unlike his fall into the fire, is one he will likely ''not'' recover from any time soon, if ever.

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* Many people felt really bad for Michael Skupin when he had injuries which resulted in the show's first evacuation in only the second season, ''Australian Outback'', and had proven himself to be a very adept player. They continued to feel bad when he got a second chance and came just short of winning in the ''Philippines'' season. But all that sympathy capcized capsized when he was busted with [[http://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/survivor-alum-mike-skupin-arrested-for-possession-of-child-pornography-report-89999 child pornography.]] That fall from grace, unlike his fall into the fire, is one he will likely ''not'' recover from any time soon, if ever.
20th Apr '18 1:17:25 PM Maddoxsort
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* Many people felt really bad for Michael Skupin when he had injuries which resulted in the show's first evacuation in only the second season, ''Australian Outback'', and had proven himself to be a very adept player. They continued to feel bad when he got a second chance and came just short of winning in the ''Philippines'' season. But all that sympathy capcized when he was busted with child pornography.
* After ''China'' winner Todd Herzog won the show, he started to have an drinking problem. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPIwPrvwoQs He made an appearance on Dr. Phil]] where he could barely walk and was clearly miserable. It's hard not to feel bad for the guy.

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* Many people felt really bad for Michael Skupin when he had injuries which resulted in the show's first evacuation in only the second season, ''Australian Outback'', and had proven himself to be a very adept player. They continued to feel bad when he got a second chance and came just short of winning in the ''Philippines'' season. But all that sympathy capcized when he was busted with [[http://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/survivor-alum-mike-skupin-arrested-for-possession-of-child-pornography-report-89999 child pornography.
pornography.]] That fall from grace, unlike his fall into the fire, is one he will likely ''not'' recover from any time soon, if ever.
* After ''China'' winner wnner Todd Herzog won the show, he started to have an drinking problem. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPIwPrvwoQs He made an appearance on Dr. Phil]] where he could barely walk and was clearly miserable. It's hard not to feel bad for the guy.
20th Apr '18 1:16:15 PM Maddoxsort
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* Many people felt really bad for Michael Skupin when he had injuries which resulted in the show's first evacuation in only the second season, ''Australian Outback'', and had proven himself to be a very adept player. They continued to feel bad when he got a second chance and came just short of winning in the ''Philippines'' season. But all that sympathy capcized when he was busted with child pornography.
23rd Mar '18 6:32:42 PM TheGingerArtist
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** Or, if you're a fan of Chrissy, Ryan or Devon, knowing that the surprise twist ultimately screwed them over can be heart-breaking, especially since it was made very apparent that Ben was supposed to go home.
21st Mar '18 9:05:18 PM rzrettig96
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** Really, the whole episode was a gut-punch in a way that hasn't really been seen for such a clear boot since Thailand's final nine episode. We see Michael breaking down during a confessional while talking about how important this is for him at such a young age, and even Jenna, who hasn't been given much screentime, was shown to be struggling with the fact that she couldn't change her situation. The icing on the cake, though, may be at Tribal Council: Jeff sees that he isn't going to stir anything up among the Naviti five, and instead just asks Stephanie, Michael, and Jenna in turn what being on the show means to them. It's devastating to watch knowing one of them would be going home in just a few moments. It really shows how close the Malolo three had become, and it makes Stephanie's boot all the more heartbreaking.
21st Mar '18 7:38:46 PM my170
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* Stephanie's elimination in ''Ghost Island'', backed in a corner with no chance of surviving, she says that it was her dream to play Survivor and she is there for her kids. Even Kellyn is sad to vote her out.
11th Feb '18 10:49:21 PM Maddoxsort
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** From the final tribal council- we learn Joe [[CommittmentIssues doesn't want to get married.]] There is something incredibly depressing about learning from Chrissy that Joe said [[FreudianExcuse he doesn't think marriage works because his parents got divorced when he was little.]] And Joe is playing for family nonetheless.

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** From the final tribal council- we learn Joe [[CommittmentIssues [[CommitmentIssues doesn't want to get married.]] There is something incredibly depressing about learning from Chrissy that Joe said [[FreudianExcuse he doesn't think marriage works because his parents got divorced when he was little.]] And Joe is playing for family nonetheless.
12th Jan '18 8:32:45 PM amm1
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* Erik Reichenbach's Evacuation in Caramoan is very hard to watch
22nd Dec '17 12:02:48 PM Maddoxsort
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** Unfortunately, circumstances force Ben to undergo a FaceHeelTurn later in the season, and the buildup to it is genuinely tragic. His conflicting loyalties force him to betray one of his closest allies, Chrissy, for the sake of his long-term game, and his role as a DoubleAgent effectively destroys his friendship. Then he lears that his new allies, including his friend Lauren, are planning to thank him by double-crossing him. Ben responds by revealing all of Lauren's advantages to Chrissy, Ryan, and Mike to blindside her, escalating the situation into a dramatic showdown at tribal in which it becomes clear that Ben and Lauren are no longer interested in being civil with each other. Ultimately, Ben uses his idol to single-handedly eliminate Lauren. This is tragic because Ben states in several confessionals that he was trying to escape the darkness of his past and leave behind some of the horrible things he says he did, but the game of Survivor forced him to backslide into it.

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** Unfortunately, circumstances force Ben to undergo a FaceHeelTurn later in the season, and the buildup to it is genuinely tragic. His conflicting loyalties force him to betray one of his closest allies, Chrissy, for the sake of his long-term game, and his role as a DoubleAgent effectively destroys his friendship. Then he lears that his new allies, including his friend Lauren, are planning to thank him by double-crossing him. Ben responds by revealing all of Lauren's advantages to Chrissy, Ryan, and Mike to blindside her, escalating the situation into a dramatic showdown at tribal in which it becomes clear that Ben and Lauren are no longer interested in being civil with each other. Ultimately, Ben uses his idol to single-handedly eliminate Lauren. This is tragic because Ben states in several confessionals that he was trying to escape the darkness of his past and leave behind some of the horrible things he says he did, but the game of Survivor forced him to backslide into it. He gets better and wins the game, though, so it isn't too disconcerting in the long run.
* The emotional moment in the finale of ''Heroes Vs. Healers Vs. Hustlers'' when Ben loses the final challenge after a close heat with Chrissy due to several awful mistakes and believes an upside-down u will haunt him for the rest of his life, and Jeff even uses that statement as a lead-in knowing he says that. It makes the surprise twist all the more satisfying.
** From the final tribal council- we learn Joe [[CommittmentIssues doesn't want to get married.]] There is something incredibly depressing about learning from Chrissy that Joe said [[FreudianExcuse he doesn't think marriage works because his parents got divorced when he was little.]] And Joe is playing for family nonetheless.
7th Dec '17 6:14:38 AM stephen
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** Unfortunately, circumstances force Ben to undergo a FaceHeelTurn later in the season, and the buildup to it is genuinely tragic. His conflicting loyalties force him to betray one of his closest allies, Chrissy, for the sake of his long-term game, and his role as a DoubleAgent effectively destroys his friendship. Then he lears that his new allies, including his friend Lauren, are planning to thank him by double-crossing him. Ben responds by revealing all of Lauren's advantages to Chrissy, Ryan, and Mike to blindside her, escalating the situation into a dramatic showdown at tribal in which it becomes clear that Ben and Lauren are no longer interested in being civil with each other. Ultimately, Ben uses his idol to single-handedly eliminate Lauren. This is tragic because Ben states in several confessionals that he was trying to escape the darkness of his past and leave behind some of the horrible things he says he did, but the game of Survivor forced him to backslide into it.
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