Survivor 6: The Amazon calendar
S6: The Amazon calendar
By: Jeff Pitman | Last updated: April 27, 2021
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Pre-game Ep1: Boys vs. Girls Ep2: Storms
Day 0
(Nov. 3)

Survival training continues?
Day 1
(Nov. 4)

Arrival

Ep1: Arrival

Arrival

The contestants gather at the back of the riverboat, and Probst calls out names sending them to specific boats. When the fifth woman heads to the same boat, it becomes clear the tribes are women vs. men. Jaburu (women) and Tambaqui (men) paddle to their separate camps.

Next: Ep.1 IC →

Filming begins. Tambaqui (men) vs. Jaburu (women).
Day 2
(Nov. 5)
Day 3
(Nov. 6)

Ep.1 IC: Unchained

Ep1 IC: Unchained

Ep.1 IC: Unchained

Tribes start off with all 8 tethered together, go through Tough Nut obstacle, retrieve a key to unlock, make two groups of four. After crossing a net, one group (Butch, Roger, Matt, Alex; Jenna, Christy, Shawna, Deena) decodes a message with a code wheel. Answer reveals key that will split tribes into four pairs. After all cross balance beam (Daniel blows a huge lead), two solve a puzzle (Dave, Rob; Jeanne, Joanna). Once solved, one person (Heidi) climbs a structure, rides the zipline to retrieve the final key, unlocks a gate, and allows their tribe to cross the finish line. Jaburu has a lead on the puzzle, wins.

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Ep1 IC: "Unchained" - Jaburu wins.

TC1 - Ryan voted out (4-3-1), 15 players left.
Day 4
(Nov. 7)

Ep.2 RC: Flip Out

Ep2 RC: Flip Out

Ep.2 RC: Flip Out

Christy sits out. JoAnna, Butch are "guides" (callers) as blindfolded pairs of tribemates retrieve 30 planks from the jungle. Once all are retrieved, blindfolds are removed, and the tribes use the planks to solve a puzzle. Jaburu gets a huge lead due to poor calling by Butch, easily wins, receives fish bait.

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Ep2 RC: "Flip Out" - Jaburu wins.
Day 5
(Nov. 8)
Day 6
(Nov. 9)

Ep.2 IC: Total Recall

Ep2 IC: Total Recall

Ep.2 IC: Total Recall

Shawna sits out. Tribes have two minutes to explore a replica Amazonian village, then must answer 10 questions based on what they saw. Correct answers: Rob, Butch, Alex, Jenna, Matt, Heidi, Roger, JoAnna, Dave, Jeanne. Rob and Deena both miss the ninth question, with Tambaqui leading 6-4, Tambaqui wins.

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Ep2 IC: "Total Recall" - Tambaqui wins.

TC2 - Janet voted out (5-1-1-1), 14 players left.
Ep3: Girl Power Ep4: Trapped Ep5: Pick-up Sticks
Day 7
(Nov. 10)

Ep.3 RC: Matchmaker

Ep3 RC: Matchmaker

Ep.3 RC: Matchmaker

In a version of Concentration, there are 35 pairs of items, concealed (5 items each) in 7 boxes, one for each tribe member. Contestants must ask someone (on either tribe) for a matching object. If they have it, that person collects the pair and scores a point for their tribe. Shown matches: Dan, Roger, Matt, Christy, Jenna, Butch, Shawna, Deena (on the item Rob asked Heidi for; after which Dan immediately asks Heidi for the same item Rob did). Jeanne scores the final point, and Jaburu wins, 18-14. They receive soap, shampoo, toothpaste, and other hygiene items.

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Ep3 RC: "Matchmaker" - Jaburu wins.
Day 8
(Nov. 11)
Day 9
(Nov. 12)

Ep.3 IC: The Great Escape

Ep3 IC: The Great Escape

Ep.3 IC: The Great Escape

Each tribe is trapped in a cage. Each must untie knots to release a machete, untie more knots, then cut a rope with the machete to remove a board. That releases a pole, use the pole to retrieve three sets of keys, use the keys to unlock locks, and open the hatch in the top of the cage. Tambaqui is still trying to remove their board when Jaburu retrieves their final key, and Jaburu wins easily.

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Ep3 IC: "The Great Escape" - Jaburu wins.

TC3 - Daniel voted out (6-1), 13 players left.
Day 10
(Nov. 13)
Day 11
(Nov. 14)

Ep.4 RC: Light My Fire

Ep.4 RC: Light My Fire

Ep.4 RC: Light My Fire

Jenna sits out. Tribes must build fire to burn through a series of four ropes, releasing four parts of a tribe banner. First to do so wins a fridge full of Coke. Jaburu gets an early lead with two sections, but Tambaqui passes them and wins, 4-3.

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Ep4 RC: "Light My Fire" - Tambaqui wins.
Day 12
(Nov. 15)

Ep.4 IC: Gone FIshin'

Ep.4 IC: Gone Fishin'

Ep.4 IC: Gone Fishin'

Shawna sits out. Tribes have 1 hour to catch as much fish (by weight) as possible. Unsurprisingly, the experienced fishermen on Tambaqui win, easily.

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Ep4 IC: "Gone Fishin" - Tambaqui wins.

TC4 - JoAnna voted out (4-2-1), 12 players left.
Day 13
(Nov. 16)

Dave and Jenna depart for night of "fun."
Ep5: Pick-up Sticks Ep6: More Than Meats the Eye Ep7: Girls Gone Wilder
Day 14
(Nov. 17)

Ep.5 swap

Ep.5 swap

Ep.5 swap

By virtue of being the youngest on their respective tribes, Dave and Jenna are sent to an overnight getaway. After bathing and feasting, they are rejoined by Probst, who forces them to select new tribes. Dave picks Heidi, based on all the Jaburu info Jenna divulged.

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Dave and Jenna pick new tribes.
Day 15
(Nov. 18)

Ep.5 IC: Up the Creek

Ep.5 IC: Up the Creek

Ep.5 IC: Up the Creek

Stage 1: Word scramble. Each tribe has 10 Amazon-related images, of which only five are in their word scramble. They must find the five words before proceeding. Stage 2: Paddling. Tribes must paddle out into the lake, gather the five corresponding flags, then return them to their box on the beach. New Jaburu takes the lead on the word search, wins fairly easily.

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Ep5 IC: "Up the Creek" - Jaburu wins.

TC5 - Jeanne voted out (4-2), 11 players left.
Day 16
(Nov. 19)

Ep.6 RC: Log Jam

Ep.6 RC: Log Jam

Ep.6 RC: Log Jam

Deena sits out (Jaburu had to choose a woman to sit out). Simple log rolling competition for points, man vs. man, woman vs. woman. First tribe to 5 points wins. Results: 1.Matt d. Roger, 2.Shawna d. Heidi, 3.Dave d. Alex, 4.Butch d. Rob (tied, 2-2); 5.Christy d. Jenna, 6.Alex d. Roger (tied, 3-3); 7.Shawna d. Heidi, 8.Butch d. Matthew (tied, 4-4); 9.Christy d. Jenna again. Tambaqui wins spices and fruit.

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Ep6 RC: "Log Jam" - Tambaqui wins.
Day 17
(Nov. 20)
Day 18
(Nov. 21)

Ep.6 IC: Piranha Feast

Ep.6 IC: Piranha Feast

Ep.6 IC: Piranha Feast

Jenna sits out. With hands tied behind their backs, tribes must bite off as much beef from a hanging bone as possible in 10 minutes. Tambaqui wins, allegedly.

← Previous: Ep.6 RC Next: Ep.7 merge →

Ep6 IC: "Piranha Feast" - Tambaqui wins.

TC6 - Shawna voted out (4-2), 10 players left.
Day 19
(Nov. 22)

Ep.7 merge

Ep.7 merge

Ep.7 merge

The tribes receive keys unlocking a box in each camp, which contains a message telling them they're merging. They paddle to a new location, receive new buffs, then feast and build a new camp.

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Merge, Jacaré tribe formed, move to new camp.
Day 20
(Nov. 23)
Ep7: Girls Gone Wilder Ep8: Sleeping With the Enemy Ep9: The Chain
Day 21
(Nov. 24)

Ep.7 IC : Perch

Ep.7 IC: Perch

Ep.7 IC: Perch

Stand on a log (4 inches X 12 inches) until you don't. Order of elimination: At 30 minutes, 10.Jenna and 9.Heidi strip and jump off for Oreos, cola, and peanut butter. 8.Roger (35 min., no food). 7.Butch, 6.Rob, 5.Alex (1 hr, all for pizza). 4.Matt, 3.Dave (1 hr, 51 min., for buffalo wings). At 2 hrs, 40 min, Probst offers spaghetti and meatballs. Deena and Christy decide to share it, rock-paper-scissors for who jumps first. 2.Christy loses, 1. Deena wins.

← Previous: Ep.7 merge Next: Ep.8 RC →

Ep7 IC: "Perch" - Deena wins.

TC7 - Roger voted out (7-3), 9 players left.
Day 22
(Nov. 25)

Ep.8 RC: Mud Bungee

Ep.8 RC: Mud Bungee

Ep.8 RC: Mud Bungee

First part in teams of three, second part individual. First part: Tethered to bungee, retrieve five flags from the mud. Teams: Green (Christy, Rob, Butch), Purple (Dave, Deena, Alex), Orange (Jenna, Matt, Heidi). Results: Purple-5, Orange-4, Green-3. Individual round (3 flags): Dave-3, Alex-2, Deena-1. Dave wins bath & banana split reward, brings Deena, whom he pick after he holds up two fingers behind his back, asks Deena and Alex to guess, and Deena is right.

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Ep8 RC: "Mud Bungee" - Dave wins, takes Deena for ice cream & a bath.
Day 23
(Nov. 26)
Day 24
(Nov. 27)

Ep.8 IC: Face Off

Ep.8 IC: Face Off

Ep.8 IC: Face Off

Contestants are told to decorate masks as self-portraits, then bring them to the challenge. It's a coconut chop, with Probst asking Amazon trivia. Q1: Dave chops Matt, Deena ch. Matt(2), Matt ch. Dave, Alex ch. Dave(2). Q2: Heidi ch. Matt (3, out, 9th), Matt ch. Dave (3, out, 8th), Dave ch. Alex, Deena ch. Alex(2), Alex ch. Deena, Christy ch. Alex (3, out, 7th). Q3: Deena ch. Rob, Heidi ch. Rob(2), Jenna ch. Butch, Christy ch. Rob (3, out, 6th), Butch ch. Jenna. Q4: Heidi ch. Butch(2), Butch ch. Heidi, Jenna ch. Butch (3, out, 5th), Christy ch. Deena(2), Deena ch. Christy. Q5: Christy ch. Heidi(2), Deena ch. Christy(2), Heidi ch. Christy (3, out, 4th), Jenna ch. Deena (3, out, 3rd). Q6: Heidi ch. Jenna(2), Jenna ch. Heidi (3, out, 2nd). Jenna wins.

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Ep8 IC: "Face Off" - Jenna wins.

TC8 - Dave voted out (8-1), 8 players left.
Day 25
(Nov. 28)

Ep.9 RC: Weapons

Ep9 RC: Weapons

Ep.9 RC: Weapons

First round: Blowdarts (top four advance). Scores: Christy-3, Matt-10, Butch-5, Rob-3, Alex-7, Jenna-3, Deena-5, Heidi-miss. Second round: Spears (top two advance). Matt-10, Deena-miss, Butch-3, Alex-7. Final round: Bow and arrow. Matt-3, Alex-5. Alex wins coffee and pastries reward, brings Jenna. Placement: 1.Alex, 2.Matt, 3.Butch, 4.Deena, 5-tie.Rob, Jenna, Christy, 8.Heidi.

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Ep9 RC: "Weapons" - Alex wins, takes Jenna for coffee.
Day 26
(Nov. 29)

Ep.9 IC: Amazon Menu

Ep9 IC: Amazon Menu

Ep.9 IC: Amazon Menu

Ye olde gross food contest. Round 1 (grasshoppers, first 6 advance): 8.Jenna refuses, 7.Heidi out. Round 2: (10 babasu coconut worms, first 4 advance) 5-t. Rob,Butch out. Round 3 (5 baked beetles, first 2 advance): 4.Christy throws up, 3.Alex out. Round 4 (live beetle larva): Matt swallows his whole, wins; Deena second.

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Ep9 IC: "Amazon Menu" - Matt wins.
Day 27
(Nov. 30)

TC9 - Deena voted out (6-2), 7 players left.
Ep10: Q and A Ep11: Sour Grapes Ep12: The Amazon Heats Up
Day 28
(Dec. 1)

Ep.10 Auction

Ep10 Auction

Ep.10 Auction

Contestants receive wallets with $500, on which they can bid for food and/or other items. Results as follows. 1.Heidi-cheesecake, $120. 2.Alex-a (covered) plate of manioc, for $240 (after turning down a chance to swap for what turned out to be lasagna). 3.Matt- cheeseburger and fries, $400. 4.Jenna- peanut butter and chocolate, $320. 5.Butch- bacon, eggs, pancakes, plus a bed and pillow. 6.Rob- protein bar (no price). 7.Heidi- cake (no price). 8.Alex- steak and potatoes, $240. 9.Christy (who had no food)- letter from home for $340. 10. Jenna gets her letter for $120.

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Ep10 RC: "Auction" - Jenna gets letter from home as a reward for her tantrum.
Day 29
(Dec. 2)

Ep.10 IC: Touchy Subjects

Ep10 IC: Touchy Subjects

Ep.10 IC: Touchy Subjects

Contestants receive quizzes about their tribemates in camp early in the day. The challenge itself is held at night. Contestants must guess the most common answer to questionnaire. First person to five wins. Q1: Rob, Jenna, Butch-1. Q2: Heidi, Matt, Christy, Alex-1. All tied at 1. Q3: Matt-2. Q4: Matt-3, Rob/Christy/Butch-2. Q4: Matt-4, Rob-3, rest-2. Q5: Matt/Rob-4, Christy/Butch/Alex/Jenna-3, Heidi-2. Q6: ("Who do I have a crush on?" - correct answer Heidi) Rob-5, Matt/Christy/Butch/Jenna/Alex-4, Heidi-3. Rob wins!

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Ep10 IC: "Touchy Subjects" - Rob wins.
Day 30
(Dec. 3)

TC10 - Alex voted out (4-3), 6 players left.
Day 31
(Dec. 4)

Ep.11 RC: Paddle

Ep11 RC: Paddle

Ep.11 RC: Paddle

First round: Race out, dig up one of four paddles from under multiple sandy mounds (two people eliminated). Second round: Paddle out to buoy with trivia question and four answers. Grab bag matching answer, paddle to puzzle station. Do puzzle (only one bag has right pieces). First two with correct pieces continue. Winner gets loved one visit. Results: 5-t. Butch, Heidi out in first round. Jenna, Christy swim instead of paddling. Matt first to shore, has the right pieces, gets started on his puzzle. So does Rob. t-3.Jenna, Christy out. 1.Matt wins, 2. Rob second.

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Ep11 RC: "Paddle" - Matt wins dinner with his mom.
Day 32
(Dec. 5)
Day 33
(Dec. 6)

Ep.11 IC: Shoot 'n' Shuffle

Ep11 IC: Shoot 'n' Shuffle

Ep.11 IC: Shoot 'n' Shuffle

First stage: Slingshots, break your own plates, releasing pucks. Results after Rd.1: Jenna, Butch-5, Heidi-4, Christy-3, Rob-2, Matt-1. Second stage: Shuffleboard, using those pucks. Rob gets knocked into the closest spot twice, then Butch knocks Heidi closer. Jenna has the last shot, knocks Heidi & Rob out, wins. 1: Jenna; 2-tie: everyone else.

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Ep11 IC: "Shoot 'n' Shuffle" - Jenna wins.

TC11 - Christy voted out (4-2), 5 players left.
Day 34
(Dec. 7)

Ep.12 RC: Try Again

Ep12 RC: Try Again

Ep.12 RC: Try Again

(Car challenge.) Escape a cage by untying knots, then solve a plank puzzle. Use a rope swing to cross a gully, go to decoding station, decode a message to retrieve a key. Climb tower, use key to unlock flying fox, get the last key, which is for the car (a Saturn ION). Reward includes a tailgate party with food. Butch first out of the cage, then Matt, Rob, Jenna. Rob first to finish puzzle, then Matt, Butch. Matt first to decode, wins. 1.Matt, 2-tie.Rob/Butch, 4.Jenna (still on puzzle), 5.Heidi (still in cage).

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Ep12 RC: "Try Again" - Matt wins an ION.

Fire destroys hut.
Ep12: The Amazon Heats Up Ep13: ...And Then There Were Four Game over
Day 35
(Dec. 8)

Ep.12 IC: Out on a Limb

Ep12 IC: Out on a Limb

Ep.12 IC: Out on a Limb

Ropes obstacle course, with five different types of obstacles. Each contestant must collect five feathers, one at a time, and place them on the central pole. First to five feathers wins. Results: 1.Matt-5 feathers, 2.Heidi-3 feathers, 3-tie.Rob, Butch, Jenna-2 feathers.

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Ep12 IC: "Out on a Limb" - Matt wins again.
Day 36
(Dec. 9)

TC12 - Heidi voted out (3-2), 4 players left.
Day 37
(Dec. 10)

Final 4 IC: Braille Maze

Final 4 IC: Braille Maze

Final 4 IC: Braille Maze

Blindfolded maze. Contestants must feel their way through a maze and collect four different necklaces (earth, wind, fire, water), then return to the center station with all four to win. Matt and Jenna retrieve their third necklaces at roughly the same time, and race to the finish. Results: 1.Jenna-4 necklaces, 2.Matt-3, 3.Rob-2, 4.Butch-1.

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Ep13 F4 IC: "Braille Maze" - Jenna wins.

TC13 - Butch voted out (3-1), 3 players left.
Day 38
(Dec. 11)

Final 3 IC: Will Power

Final 3 IC: Will Power

Final 3 IC: Will Power

Stand barefoot on a narrow perch, holding a headdress over your head, until you can't. 1.Jenna, 2.Rob, 3.Matt (who steps down almost immediately). No times shown.

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Ep13 F3 IC: "Will Power" - Jenna wins.

TC14 - Rob voted out (1-0), 2 left.
Day 39
(Dec. 12)

Final Tribal Council

Final Tribal Council

Final Tribal Council

Jenna and Matt face the jury. Jenna wins easily, 6-1.

← Previous: Final 3 IC

Final Tribal Council and jury vote.

Jenna wins, 6-1.

(Dec. 13)

Departure from location.

(Dec. 14)

Castmembers return to Los Angeles, make connecting flights home.

 

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