Pepper and Dylan

The Intervention of Robbie the Intern

Posted By: ShowProducer Sean · 2/16/2012 10:36:00 AM

Today Robbie returned to the show for the first time in 11 days. If you've been following the saga of Robbie stuck in Mexico, you know that today, we were suppose to punish him in ways that would keep children awake at night. But, there was a change of heart. You may recall a number of weeks ago, we had an intervention with Robbie on the After Show about what was troubling him. That led to the very vacation he JUST took. 

But last night, Pepper, who was the most angry at Robbie for this whole situation had a change in heart. If you've listened to the show or heard in What The Hell Happened To Pepper & Dylan, you know that Pepper has been battling depression for the last couple of years. And he was seeing things in Robbie that reminded him of things he had gone through in the past. So today, we had an intervention of Robbie The Intern.

In a moment that seemed to get serious very quickly, we put Robbie in our on air booth and asked him flat out "what's wrong?" He doesn't seem to have that fire in his belly he once did, the passion and joy in his work seems to be gone and he just doesn't seem very happy. The answers weren't very clear, the moment seemed very tense and in the end, the answers didn't seem to come forward (although, if you were listening, it did sound like he admitted he missed his plane back to Edmonton on purpose).  We talked to Robbie again on the AFTER Show Show. He will be hooked up to a lie detector test on Monday and a punishment is coming… It's just on hold for now.

But we're all glad he's back. We love you Robbie!

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  1. Randy posted on 02/17/2012 09:03 PM
    Hey guys, My girlfriend chantal and i are tuning in from New Brunswick and i'm the brother of the rescent bride. We also had the pleasure of getting to know Robbie on the trip. Im sure you guys already know the kind of heart Robbie has, it didn't take us long to see it too. He would do anything he could to make others happy the whole time we were doun south and i saw how his heart dropped when he knew he was going to let the two of you down by not making his flight..!  I just wanted to assure the two of you that he really did believe that he had another day, and that even if he would have ran to pack and payed for a taxie to take him an hour away to the airport and go through imigration and security (which took Chantal and i almost 3 hours) he never would have made his flight.
    We got to know Robbie as the fun, energetic guy that you say he used to be. And that means that he's by far still in there..! We all just need support and time when we go through these bumps in the road, and i know he can get back to himself..!  This said, by no means do i think he shouldn't have to work extra hard to make it up to yas, I just hope you guys keep this in mind as you decide how he does so..!
    Cheers Robbie,  Chantal and i are both very happy to have made a new friend like you..!
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