Host Jeff Probst lately found that old seasons of “Survivor” are on Netflix and he sat down to take a look at “Heroes vs. Villains” for “a few minutes.” The subsequent factor he knew, he had watched the entire thing, which he referred to as “instructional.” Find out why beneath.
Probst Says ‘Heroes vs. Villains’ Is a Good Season to Examine
In a clip from a Cameo Probst recorded for a fan, he talked about revisiting “Heroes vs. Villains,” which is likely one of the reveals finest seasons, and why he discovered it “instructional.”
“I believed, ‘I’m simply gonna watch a few minutes, see what the show appears to be like like,'” mentioned Probst. “I get into episode one and 5 days later I had watched your complete season and it was actually instructional as a result of it jogged my memory of issues we have carried out that perhaps we must always do once more, or issues we did that perhaps we must always by no means do once more!”
He added, “It additionally jogged my memory simply of the gameplay and the personalities — I imply, Boston Rob, ‘I’m a villain?!’ — that type of stuff, actually enjoyable to look at.”
Probst isn’t the one cast member to lately revisit “Heroes vs. Villains.” Sandra Diaz-Twine, who received that season, additionally lately found it was Netflix and chronicled her rewatch on Instagram, with hilarious outcomes.
We Wonder How That Affected Seasons 41 and 42
WARNING: Light spoilers forward for the upcoming forty first and forty second seasons of the show. Do not preserve studying if you wish to keep utterly at midnight about these seasons.
There are two attention-grabbing issues about this Cameo video. First, Probst has mentioned that for the third decade of “Survivor,” they’re type of getting again to fundamentals — making it tougher on the castaways the best way it was within the early seasons. Inside Survivor has mentioned the tribes will not be given rice or flint and rewards can be “minimal,” plus challenges are going to be extra excessive and extra bodily demanding.
We marvel how a lot Probst rewatching “Heroes vs. Villains” performed into that call as a result of that was kind of the turning level the place “Survivor” went from being super-hard to being what old-school gamers lovingly discuss with as “Survivor: Hilton,” in a nod to how “comfortable” they suppose the sport is these days. In truth, Probst really referred to season 41 as “a monster in a horror film,” that is how exhausting he says it will be.
Secondly, a dependable CBS spoiler account, SpoilerGirl1, lately mentioned that the community and manufacturing are speaking about reviving previous season themes like “Blood vs. Water,” “Fans vs. Favorites,” and “Second Chances.”
Could that speak have stemmed from this as properly? And would the show ever think about doing a “Heroes vs. Villains 2.” What could be cool is that if they did do “Heroes vs. Villains” once more however made a rule that nobody who was within the unique “Heroes vs. Villains” cast may take part. So, identical format, however all “new” folks, so to talk. It was so profitable the primary time round that we’d suppose a second model additionally has main potential.
“Survivor” returns on Wednesday, September 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.