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Who Won SURVIVOR: Heroes vs. Villains?

May 16, 2010 by  

This being only my third season of SURVIVOR, I know I can’t speak with any true authority as to how this season compares with seasons of the past, but as a fan of TV, I will say that SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLAINS was one hell of a fantastic season of reality TV. I was completely enthralled with the physical and strategic aspect of this season. Is this what it’s like every season?  If so…I’m in.

Tonight’s episode started off with five players left in the game – Colby (the sole Hero), Russell, Parvati, Jerri and Sandra. After winning the first Immunity Challenge of the night, Parvati saved herself once again and kept herself in the race for the million.  It was the end of the road for Colby after a tough season for the original hero of the game.

In a dramatic final Immunity Challenge, Russell was the victor and ultimately decided who he was going to sit next to the in the final three.  Deceitful right up until the very end, he chose to roll the dice with Parvati and Sandra by his side.

The jury didn’t hold back with the final questions, and it was quite obvious by the end of the Q&A who wasn’t going to win this season of SURVIVOR…Russell.  In fact, despite making it to the final vote in back-to-back seasons, Russell didn’t manage to get one single vote from the jury.

So in the end it was only Parvati and Sandra’s name being read by The Probst.  Despite a close final tally it was Sandra who was once again named the sole SURVIVOR!

Did the jury vote the right way? Who did YOU want to see win Survivor? Be the jury and make your case in the comments below.

As for me, I think I would have voted for Parvati. Russell played one hell of a strategic game, but once again he forgot that the social aspect is just as important as any hidden immunity idol. Parvati played one hell of a physical game. The cards were stacked against her from day one and she pulled through right until the very end. I’ll be honest, she had my vote once she pulled those two idols from her bag and handed them off to others. Ballsy move that wasn’t topped.

Congrats to Sandra for doing everything she needed to do to be the sole SURVIVOR….again!


13 Responses to “Who Won SURVIVOR: Heroes vs. Villains?”

  1. Kyle on May 16th, 2010 10:27 pm

    I hate when people vote someone who didn’t deserve to win just because they were the “nicest” one. Sandra did not deserve to win at all! Last year the same thing happened to Russell. He did a lot to deserve to win, but people didn’t vote for him because they were bitter against him.

  2. Kath (GMMR) on May 16th, 2010 10:32 pm

    But as I said, isn’t a part of the game the social aspect? Why should we ignore that aspect now?

  3. luke on May 16th, 2010 10:39 pm

    I’m totally with Kath, Russell did NOT deserve to win. He’s definitely showing his true colors in this live show. Great player, but a complete psycho.

  4. Kath (GMMR) on May 16th, 2010 10:43 pm

    Dude, I think Russell is hammered right now! He’s slurring his speech and he’s not making any sense.

  5. luke on May 16th, 2010 10:47 pm

    He’s definitely seems to be on something. I hope he doesn’t win the fan vote. If he does, I think he’ll go bananas.

  6. Chancay on May 17th, 2010 12:10 am

    Well, he did win the fan vote and didn’t go bananas. I think Boston Rob said it best, Russell didn’t play to win, he played to make it to the end. If he had known the results of the previous season in which he finished 2nd (this season was taped before last season’s results show), he may have played differently. Then again, if they had shown the previous season before this one was filmed, he would’ve been out first.

  7. Martha on May 17th, 2010 6:49 am

    Russell didn’t deserve to win. He is seriously deluded to CONTINUE insisting that he should win when he totally ignores the social aspect of the game (and even admits that he “doesn’t care about that”.) The social aspect is the many part! Anybody can lie and manipulate others, most people can follow the clues to the hidden immunity idol, the part that makes a Survivor is doing those things AND managing the jury at the same time!

    I thought Sandra was a deserving winner. She really did have to go it alone after Boston Rob got ousted (tear). She saved herself a few times by manipulating her tribe mates (like when she got Coach voted out!) and she was the smartest with the hidden immunity idol, keeping it to herself instead of bragging around about it (I’m looking at you, Russell.)

    Parvati would have been a good winner too, and it could be argued that she deserved it more. In the end though I agree with Colby, the person who wins deserves to win. The jury voted for Sandra, they had their reasons, she was the winner and she deserved it.

    ALL AROUND I think Parvati is probably the best player I’ve ever seen at Survivor. Russell is a great schemer and he is SCARY good at manipulating people but that isn’t all it takes to be a good player.

  8. Martha on May 17th, 2010 6:50 am

    I agree with Chancay. For all Russell’s whining that he played “once for a really long time” and saying he was tired he had a MAJOR advantage. If the other players had a chance to see his shenanigans and style of play before they started he surely would’ve been the first Villain out.

  9. Kyle on May 17th, 2010 8:46 am

    Call me crazy, but I agree with Russell–there is a flaw in the game when someone who plays better strategy-wise doesn’t win just because they were mean. Yes, I also choose to ignore the social aspect of the game. 🙂 Not sure he deserved to win this one (Parvati probably did–loved the visual of the mommy handing out the immunity idols from her purse), but he definitely deserved to win the previous season. I hated Russell at the beginning of the previous season (or the first half of his one season as he considers it)–but I grew to respect his amazing ability to intimidate people into completely flipping their plans. So glad America got it right for once and gave him some money! No idea why Rupert was even in the running–he did nothing this season.

  10. Bajan on May 17th, 2010 9:01 am

    Would not watch if America got to vote . There is too much editing and we do not have all the details . If Russell wants America to vote then he needs to do American Idol or Dancing with the Stars . Russell needs to learn pay back is a bitch, not the women on the show . He has no respect for people , contantly calling the females bitches and always threathing people really. Sandra survived against the odds she should have been gone a long time but she made it…. congrats.

    As for JT you should have to give back a part of the million you won…..dumb move . It goes to show you never know fully what is happening in someone ‘s house never assume.

    Great season

  11. Martha on May 17th, 2010 11:43 am

    As Jeff said quite rightly last night if America got to vote that would be a different game. The game of Survivor is not flawed, it simply is what it is. If you don’t like that game then that’s your opinion but to call the game flawed just because someone who delusionally ignores a major part of it can’t win is incorrect.

  12. jimbo fletcher on May 25th, 2010 1:12 am

    Russell is the only reason this show was entertaining to me. I wish the jury would vote according to best strategy and gameplay rather than who they hated the least. I probably wont ever watch another survivor.(this was my only season to watch)I was very very dissapointed that arguable the worst/weakest player won. She won because nobody cared to vote her off because she sucked, and no that is not a strategy. She could have been a rock and won. As much as i disliked parvarti, she deserved it 10X more than sandra, and russell deserved it 10X more than parvati.

  13. Nellz on May 27th, 2010 3:44 pm

    The person who won deserved to win. You have to find away to stay in the game and get people to vote for you. That’s what Sandra did. Russell was an idiot. You can’t treat people badly then ask them to help you win money. That doesn’t make sense. The social part of the game is EXTREMLY important and if Russell didn’t care about that then that makes him an idiot and that’s why he didn’t win.