I can’t help pointing out how proud I am of my fellow leathernecks; four of the remaining seven All-Stars are Marines, but as a group, we’ll call them the Magnificent Seven—for now.
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With only eight competitors left, it is starting to feel like we’re getting down to the wire. Kelly’s shocking elimination last week was a wake-up call for the remaining shooters to bring their A-game from now on.
Jamie’s elimination last week kind of kicked things wide open for this week’s episode. The remaining nine shooters are all great shots, and the momentum of this competition may be shifting.
Son-of-a-gun. Wouldn’t you know it, the week after I pick my top four, one of them gets eliminated! That surprise elimination was about the only interesting thing about this episode though. Sometimes it seems the producers take a creative break and just throw something together, like, “Hey, let’s have them shoot tin cans off a fence this week.” Makes it feel like a placeholder while they’re building the really cool challenge for next week. I hope that’s the case.
At last, it’s back! Top Shot All-Stars, Season 5, airs tonight on the History Channel at 10:00 pm. Eastern time, and 9:00 p.m. Central time.
Due to sensitivity regarding recent gun violence and the resulting firestorm of gun-control controversy, shooting-related television entertainment has been absent for the past several months. I’m not going to wrestle that pig; I’m just happy that some level of sanity has reasserted itself, and now it’s time for some outstanding, lead-slinging competition!