‘Survivor: Winners at War’: Jeff Probst Reveals His Favorite Scene of the Entire Season

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Every week host Jeff Probst recaps the most recent Survivor: Winners at War episode in a short video. This week was no totally different, besides that he revealed his favourite scene of the entire season. It was an epic one.

[Spoiler alert: Survivor 40: Winners at War Episode 11 spoilers forward.]

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What occurred on ‘Survivor: Winners at War’ Episode 11?

On the Edge of Extinction, Natalie Anderson and Parvati Shallow discovered a notice rolled up in a wine bottle. It was a clue to the whereabouts of a bonus. The gamers on the Edge typically discover these notes that permit them to amass funds of fireplace tokens from castaways nonetheless within the recreation. 

“This is an extortion advantage,” Natalie learn the scroll. “This gives you the power to block one player from participating in the next immunity challenge, and from voting at the next tribal council unless they meet your payment. You can attempt to extort as many fire tokens as you think they can pay.”

Natalie and Parvati determine to ship the extortion to Tony Vlachos due to his “chaotic” nature. When he receives the notice in his bag the following morning, he’s ecstatic. The power with which Tony reads the letter is excessive. 

What was Jeff Probst’s favourite scene of ‘Survivor: Winners at War’?

“This was one of my favorite parts of the entire season,” Probst begins. “I remember writing this note, and we laughed so hard when we realized the key to the note is the last line of the note that says, ‘By the way, you’re not the extorter. You’re the one being extorted.’”

Probst laughs as he tells the story of Tony studying the notice. 

“He’s just so earnest with his energy, and then he realized he was about to be had,” Probst continues.

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The host is so completely satisfied that the producers’ plan labored out as they needed. The Edge of Extinction gamers selected Tony, and all the pieces went down completely.

“6 tokens! This in real life — you are doing some prison time,” Tony says when he will get to the top of the notice. “Extortion is illegal in the states. I don’t know why it’s not illegal here in Fiji.”

Somehow Tony coerced three gamers into giving him a token — Jeremy Collins, Nick Wilson, and Ben Driebergen. He finally ends up betraying Ben that evening at tribal council, however remained loyal to the 2 that he obtained tokens from. 

The fan reactions to Tony’s extortion are epic

“Tony studying the extortion ‘advantage’ pondering it was factor was one of many funniest issues I’ve ever seen on Survivor,” tweeted one fan.

Fans beloved this episode of Survivor: Winners at War for a similar causes as Probst. Tony brings explosive power to all the pieces he does. 

“Tony pulled the damn thing off,” added another fan. “He found an idol, got other people to pay off his extortion, won immunity, AND pulled off the biggest blindside so far.” 

Not solely did he overcome the extortion, however he received immunity and labored the system in one of the simplest ways doable. He had essentially the most confessionals in a single episode than anybody ever. Many followers at the moment are rooting for Tony to win the sport. 

To see how the remainder of Survivor: Winners at War performs out, tune in to CBS on Wednesdays at eight p.m. EST.

Read extra: ‘Survivor: Winners at War’: Did the Producers Re-Edit Because of Fan Complaints About Whispering at Tribal Council?

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