Off to sea once more. After spending last season somewhere in the Brazilian Highlands, we're back to the islands for the Sept. 17 premiere of "Survivor: Samoa," which promises to be the survivoriest season ever. What? Nobody's called it that? Let me be the first. Let the survivorosity begin. I can almost taste the survivorishness already.
Pre-Credits. We're deep in the heart of the South Pacific and waves are crashing around Jeff Probst. He knows no fear, for he is Jeff Probst, the most survivoresque man any of us know. But he may have competition from Shannon, with her flowing mullet and her healthy sense of self-confidence. People think she rocks, she tells us. Fearsome Russell H is already scaring the intriguingly hippy-hot Marisa. And Betsy, the hardened police officer with a thick New England accent, vows not to trust anyone.
[Full recap after the break...]