Survivor 23: South Pacific calendar
S23: South Pacific calendar
By: Jeff Pitman | Last updated: April 28, 2021
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Pre-game Ep1: "I Need Redemption" Ep2: "He Has Demons" Ep3: "Reap What You Sow"
Day 0
(May 29)

Pre-game press interviews?
Day 1
(May 30)

Ep.1 RC: Thrilogy

Ep1. Hero RC: Thrilogy

Ep1 RC: Thrilogy

After helicoptering in to meet the assembled newbies, and picking paint-filled eggs to select their tribes, Ozzy and Coach have to compete in a 'hero challenge.' Ozzy beats Coach at a tower puzzle as both tribes watch. Savaii wins fire and taro.

Next: Ep.1 IC →

Ep1 RC: Ozzy beats Coach in "Thrilogy" at Redemption Arena.
Day 2
(May 31)

Day3
(June 1)

Ep.1 IC: Coconut Conundrum

Ep1. IC: Coconut Conundrum

Ep1 IC: Coconut Conundrum

Each tribe runs through a criss-crossing obstacle course, then over a 10-foot barrier. One person (Ozzy, Rick) chops through a rope, releasing a hopper of coconuts, then three people (Mikayla, Albert, Brandon; Ozzy, Keith, Semhar) shoot baskets until the weight of the coconuts drops the basket and raises a flag. Upolu wins immunity, flint.

← Previous: Ep.1 RC Next: Ep.2 RC/IC →

Ep1 IC: "Coconut Conundrum" - Upolu wins.

TC1 - Semhar voted off (8-1), goes to Redemption Island. 17 left.
Day 4
(June 2)

Ozzy finds Savaii idol.
Day 5
(June 3)

Ep.2 RC/IC: Crate Escape

Ep2. RC/IC: Crate Escape

Ep2 RC/IC: Crate Escape

Edna sits out. Four people (the four Upolu women; Cochran, Elyse, Dawn, & Whitney) must untangle long ribbons from a tall pole, releasing a set of keys. These unlock the remaining four tribemembers, who must release a large crate from a slide puzzle. Once the crate is released, all eight members place it on a platform. Savaii overcomes a substantial Upolu lead on the puzzle, wins immunity and comfort items.

← Previous: Ep.1 IC Next: Ep.3 duel →

Ep2 RC/IC: "Crate Escape"- Savaii wins.

TC2 - Christine voted out (4-3-1-1), goes to R.I., 16 left.
Day 6
(June 4)

Ep.3 duel: Over-Extended

Ep.3 duel: Over-Extended

Ep.3 duel: Over-Extended

In the first Redemption duel, Christine beats Semhar at pole stacking. Coach and Stacey, Ozzy and Elyse observe.

← Previous: Ep.2 RC/IC Next: Ep.3 RC/IC →

Ep3 Duel: "Over-Extended" - Christine wins, Semhar out (1).
Ep3: "Reap What You Sow" Ep4: "Survivalism" Ep5: "Taste the Victory"
Day 7
(June 5)

Day 8
(June 6)

Ep.3 RC/IC: Hitching A Ride

Ep.3 RC/IC: Hitching A Ride

Ep.3 RC/IC: Hitching A Ride

Two contestants (Ozzy & Dawn, Brandon & Albert) take turns running along a floating dock, collect a puzzle bag, then hitch a ride on a body board that is attached to a rope connected to a giant winch/wheel. The remaining tribemates turn the wheel, hauling the bag collector bag to shore. Puzzle bags are then placed in baskets, that have to be brought to the top of a wall by two tribe members (Elyse & Whitney, Coach & Edna) with grappling hooks. The five puzzle bags contain long flags that form a tiki face when draped over the wall in the right order. Upolu wins, gets coffee and immunity.

← Previous: Ep.3 duel Next: Ep.4 duel →

Ep3 RC/IC: "Hitching A Ride" - Upolu wins.

TC3 - Papa Bear voted out (6-1-1), goes to R.I., 15 left.
Day 9
(June 7)

Ep.4 duel: Sandbagging

Ep.4 duel: Sandbagging

Ep.4 duel: Sandbagging

Christine beats Papa Bear at tossing bean bags. Brandon and Edna, Cochran and Jim observe.

← Previous: Ep.3 RC/IC Next: Ep.4 RC/IC →

Ep4 Duel: "Sandbagging" - Christine wins, Papa Bear out (2).
Day 10
(June 8)

Day 11
(June 9)

Ep.4 RC/IC: Shoulder the Load

Ep.4 RC/IC: Shoulder the Load

Ep.4 RC/IC: Shoulder the Load

Pearl Islands recycling: Dawn outlasts Stacey to win immunity and chickens for Savaii.

← Previous: Ep.4 duel Next: Ep.5 duel →

Ep4 RC/IC: "Shoulder the Load" - Savaii wins.

TC4 - Stacey voted out (7-1), goes to R.I., 14 left.
Day 12
(June 10)

Ep.5 duel: Simmotion

Ep.5 duel: Simmotion

Ep.5 duel: Simmotion

Last seen in the Tocantins final three IC, Christine is better at grabbing balls than is Stacey. Mikayla and Albert, Dawn and Whitney watch.

← Previous: Ep.4 RC/IC Next: Ep.5 RC/IC →

Ep5 Duel: "Simmotion" - Christine wins, Stacey out (3).

Coach finds Upolu idol.
Day 13
(June 11)
Ep5: "Taste the Victory" Ep6: "Free Agent" Ep7: "Trojan Horse" Ep8: "Double Agent"
Day 14
(June 12)

Ep.5 RC/IC: Pig Out

Ep.5 RC/IC: Pig Out

Ep.5 RC/IC: Pig Out

Upolu better gnaws off chunks of roast. Upolu wins immunity, leftover spit-soaked pork.

← Previous: Ep.5 duel Next: Ep.6 duel →

Ep5 RC/IC: "Pig Out" - Upolu wins.

TC5 - Elyse voted out (3-2-2), goes to R.I., 13 left.
Day 15
(June 13)

Ep.6 duel: Lost in the Shuffle

Ep.6 duel: Lost in the Shuffle

Ep.6 duel: Lost in the Shuffle

Christine beats Elyse in a rousing game of shuffleboard. Sophie and Rick, Ozzy and Keith watch.

← Previous: Ep.5 RC/IC Next: Ep.6 RC/IC →

Ep6 Duel: "Lost in the Shuffle" - Christine wins again, Elyse out (4).
Day 16
(June 14)

Ep.6 RC/IC: Losing Face

Ep.6 RC/IC: Losing Face

Ep.6 RC/IC: Losing Face

In a battle of wheelbarrows and slingshooting coconuts at masks, Savaii wins.

← Previous: Ep.6 duel Next: Ep.7 duel →

Ep6 RC/IC: "Losing Face" - Savaii wins.

TC6 - Mikayla voted out (4-3), goes to R.I., 12 left.
Day 17
(June 15)

Ep.7 duel: Game of Bridge

Ep.7 duel: Game of Bridge

Ep.7 duel: Game of Bridge

Christine and Mikayla use puzzle planks to make a bridge, then a puzzle. Christine wins again. Sophie and Albert, Ozzy and Cochran watch.

← Previous: Ep.6 RC/IC Next: Ep.7 RC/IC →

Ep7 Duel: "Game of Bridge" - Christine wins, Mikayla out (5).

Ep.7 RC/IC: Family Ties

Ep.7 RC/IC: Family Ties

Ep.7 RC/IC: Family Ties

After dressing up as twins for no apparent reason, Upolu wins immunity, is forced to watch Adam Sandler's 'Jack and Jill.'

← Previous: Ep.7 duel Next: Ep.8 duel →

Ep7 RC/IC: "Family Ties" - Upolu wins.
Day 18
(June 16)

TC7 - Ozzy voted out (5-1), goes to R.I., 11 left.
Day 19
(June 17)

Ep.8 duel: Jail Break

Ep.8 duel: Jail Break

Ep.8 duel: Jail Break

Ozzy shockingly beats Christine in a rehash of the first duel from S22. Both tribes watch, Ozzy re-enters the game.

← Previous: Ep.7 RC/IC Next: Ep.8 RC/IC →

Ep8 Duel: "Jail Break" - Ozzy wins; Christine out (6, last pre-juror).

Ozzy re-enters game, 12 left.

Tribes merge, form Te Tuna.
Day 20
(June 18)
Ep8: "Double Agent" Ep9: "Cut Throat" Ep10: "Running The Show"
Day 21
(June 19)

Ep.8 RC/IC: Coconut Cradle

Ep.8 RC/IC: Coconut Cradle

Ep.8 RC/IC: Coconut Cradle

Contestants must stand on a narrow platform and hold up a coconut using two strings connected to two handles. After each round, the strings are lengthened, making the coconut harder to hold. Dawn wins for women, Ozzy for men.

← Previous: Ep.8 duel Next: Final 11 IC →

Ep8 IC: "Coconut Cradle" - Ozzy, Dawn each win immunity.

TC8 - Keith voted out (6-6 [6-4]), goes to R.I., 11 left.
Day 22
(June 20)

Final 11 IC: Get Crackin'

Final 11 IC: Get Crackin'

Final 11 IC: Get Crackin'

In the first round, the first four contestants to land a coconut in a small ring (Jim, Dawn, Whitney, Sophie) advance. In the second round, contestants crack open a coconut, put the water in their mouth, cross an obstacle structure, then spit out the water to fill a tube. Jim wins, Sophie is a close second.

← Previous: Ep.8 RC/IC Next: Final 10 IC →

Ep9 F11 IC: "Get Crackin'" - Jim wins.

TC9 - Ozzy voted out again (9-2), goes to R.I., 10 left.
Day 23
(June 21)
Day 24
(June 22)

Final 10 IC: Bow-Diddley

Final 10 IC: Bow-Diddley

Final 10 IC: Bow-Diddley

All Upolus plus Cochran opt to eat pastries and drink iced coffee instead of competing. Remining three Savaii must stand on a narrow platform, using a bow-shaped track to hold up a ball. Whitney wins.

← Previous: Final 11 IC Next: Ep.10 duel →

Ep9 F10 IC: "Bow-Diddley" - Whitney wins, while Upolu eats.

TC10 - Jim voted out (7-3), goes to R.I., 9 left.
Day 25
(June 23)

Ep.10 duel: Keep It Up

Ep.10 duel: Keep It Up

Ep.10 duel: Keep It Up

Duelers must hold two poles, using the backs of their hands, that push against a board over their head. As poles drop, duelers are eliminated. Jim is out first (1st juror), Keith second (2nd juror). Ozzy stays alive.

← Previous: Final 10 IC Next: Final 9 IC →

Ep10 Duel: "Keep It Up" - Ozzy wins, Jim and Keith join jury (2).
Day 26
(June 24)
Day 27
(June 25)

Final 9 IC: Price on Your Head

Final 9 IC: Price on Your Head

Final 9 IC: Price On Your Head

Contestants must cross see-saws while balancing bowls of rice on their heads, then pour enough rice into a final bowl to lower the seesaw and raise a flag. Sophie wins.

← Previous: Ep.10 duel Next: Final 8 IC →

Ep10 F9 IC: "Price on Your Head" - Sophie wins.

TC11 - Dawn voted out (7-2), goes to R.I., 8 left.

Final 8 IC: C.A.T.

Final 8 IC: C.A.T. (Challenge At Tribal)

Final 8 IC: C.A.T.

After Dawn is voted off, a second challenge forces contestants to answer trivia questions correctly or be eliminated. Sophie wins.

← Previous: Final 9 IC Next: Ep.11 duel →

Ep10 IC2: "C.A.T." - Sophie wins.

TC12 - Whitney voted out (7-1), goes to R.I., 7 left.
Ep11: "Cult Like" Ep12: "Ticking Time Bomb" Ep13: "Then There Were Five"
Day 28
(June 26)

Ep.11 duel: Offer It Up

Ep.11 duel: Offer It Up

Ep.11 duel: Offer It Up

As in China, duelers must balance a stack of plates and dishes on a lever arm. Dawn is out first (3rd juror), Whitney second (4th juror). Ozzy stays alive.

← Previous: Final 8 IC Next: Ep.11 IC →

Ep11 Duel: "Offer It Up" - Ozzy wins, Dawn and Whitney join jury (4).
Day 29
(June 27)
Day 30
(June 28)

Ep.11 IC: Second Chance

Ep.11 IC: Second Chance

Ep.11 IC: Deja Vu/Second Chance

First three people (Albert, Sophie, Rick) to land three sandbags on three crates advance. In second round, contestants slingshot coconuts at large masks. Albert wins.

← Previous: Ep.11 duel Next: Ep.12 duel →

Ep11 IC: "Second Chance" - Albert wins.

TC13 - Cochran voted out (5-2), goes to R.I., 6 left.
Day 31
(June 29)

Ep.12 duel: Puppet Master

Ep.12 duel: Puppet Master

Ep.12 duel: Puppet Master

Duelers must use a grappling hook to retrieve three ball bags, then use a ball to complete a hanging table maze. Ozzy barely stays alive, sending Cochran to the jury (5th juror). Then there's a family visit. Ozzy picks Coach's brother and Brandon's dad to join him on reward.

← Previous: Ep.11 IC Next: Ep.12 IC →

Ep12 Duel: "Puppet Master" (Family visit) - Ozzy wins; Cochran joins jury (5).
Day 32
(June 30)

Ep.12 IC: Flip Out

Ep.12 IC: Flip Out

Ep.12 IC: Flip Out

As first seen in Borneo, contestants take turns flipping tiles, then advancing to an unflipped tile. When no unflipped tiles are adjacent, the player is out. Coach wins, Edna is angry.

← Previous: Ep.12 duel Next: Ep.13 duel →

Ep12 IC: "Flip Out" - Coach wins.

TC14 - Edna voted out (5-1), goes to R.I., 5 left.
Day 33
(July 1)

Ep.13 duel: Block It Out

Ep.13 duel: Block It Out

Ep.13 RC: Block It Out

Contestants must stack four multi-colored cubes in a turning rack, such that no side of the rack has any two colors the same. Ozzy stays alive again, Edna is the sixth juror.

← Previous: Ep.12 IC Next: Ep.13 IC →

Ep13 Duel: "Block It Out" - Ozzy wins; Edna joins jury (6).
Day 34
(July 2)
Ep13: "Then There Were Five" Ep14: "Loyalties Will Be Broken" (season finale) Game over
Day 35
(July 3)

Ep.13 IC: Batman Wall

Ep.13 IC: Batman Wall

Ep.13 IC: Batman Wall

Using a rope, contestants must scale a steeply inclined wall to retrieve five puzzle bags. The bags contain nine sets of matching tiles, plus three that don't match, containing a lock combination. After matching the tiles, contestants must scale the wall, unlock the lock, and raise a flag. Brandon wins, thanks Jesus.

← Previous: Ep.13 duel Next: Ep.14 duel →

Ep13 IC: "Batman Wall" - Brandon wins.

TC15 - Brandon voted out (3-2), goes to R.I., 4 left.
Day 36
(July 4)

Ep.14 duel: Get A Grip

Ep.14 duel: Get A Grip

Ep.14 duel: Get A Grip

Duelers must hold onto a pole as long as they can. Ozzy wins the final duel, beating Brandon, and re-enters the game. Brandon is the seventh juror.

← Previous: Ep.13 IC Next: Final 5 IC →

Final Duel: "Get A Grip" - Ozzy wins, re-joins game. Brandon joins jury (7).
Day 37
(July 5)

Final 5 IC: Teeter Tower

Final 5 IC: Teeter Tower

Final 5 IC: Teeter Tower

While one hand holds a balancing rope, contestants must build a house of cards on a see-saw. Ozzy eventually wins.

← Previous: Ep.14 duel Next: Final 4 IC →

Ep14 F5 IC: "Teeter Tower" - Ozzy wins.

TC16 - Rick voted out (3-2), joins jury (8); 4 left.
Day 38
(July 6)

Final 4 IC: Lei of the Land

Final 4 IC: Lei of the Land

Final 4 IC: Lei of the Land

While one hand holds a balancing rope, contestants must build a house of cards on a see-saw. Ozzy eventually wins.

← Previous: Final 5 IC

Ep14 F4 IC: "Lei of the Land" - Sophie wins.

TC17 - Ozzy voted out for a third time (3-1), joins jury (9); 3 left.
Day 39
(July 7)

Final tribal council and jury votes on Final Three.

Sophie wins, 6-3-0 over Coach and Albert.
(July 8)

Departure. Contestants fly back to the U.S.
(July 9)

Contestants arrive back home; inevitable facebook activity resumes.

 

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