Survivor fans, have I got the podcast for you today. Podcast #76 is with former contestant Stephen Fishbach, who is a walking encyclopedia when it comes to this show. So much fun listening to him talk about all the history and former seasons of this show that I essentially have completely forgotten. My favorite part is when I ask him 5 trivia questions and just to hear him think out loud recalling past seasons and locations and winners is crazy to hear. I guess I could do that for the “Bachelor/ette” franchise, but to hear someone else do it for another show really took me back. I was amazed at his recollection of this show. You talk about two people geeking out on one of the all-time reality shows ever, this podcast has it all. Two hours worth of talk on this and I enjoyed every minute of it. As always, if you want to respond to the interview, please include Stephen’s Twitter handle (@stephenfishbach) in your replies. I felt like we could’ve done another two hours as I had topics written down that I never even got to. A great listen today. Hope you enjoy it.
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(SPOILERS) Stephen joins me to talk about how he originally got cast on this show, his first season of Survivor: Tocantins (11:09), the final Tribal Council in Tocantins (13:17), being on Survivor: Second Chances (21:18), the final Tribal Council on Second Chances (28:17), we play a Trivia game to test Stephen’s knowledge (36:17), the debate of taking someone to the finals who you can beat vs someone who is more deserving (51:17), the current season of Ghost Island where we debate my problem with it (57:52), Ben’s win last season and the “controversy” surrounding it (1:02:22), edits & spoilers on Survivor (1:09:53), the amount of Idols in the game nowadays (1:18:53), and we end with a Final 10 (1:29:54).
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