Survivor: One World finale in NYC.
(some) cast flies out?
(some) cast flies out?
Jeff Probst arrives in Manila.
|Pre-game||Ep1: "She Annoys Me Greatly"||Ep2: "Honey Badger"||Ep3: "There's Gonna Be Hell to Pay"|
| Day 1
Ep.1 RC: Water Slaughter
Pairs of fans and favorites battle to take an inflatable ring back to their team flagpole. Bikal (favorites) wins flint and 20 lbs of beans.
Ep1 RC: "Water Slaughter" - Bikal wins.
| Day 2
| Day 3
Ep.1 IC: A Long Way to the Top
Pairs of contestants race up successive floors of a 4-story structure and toss down crates of sandbags. Final pair collects sandbags and tosses into six holes, raising a flag. Reynold passes Malcolm on final part for a Gota win of immunity plus flint.
TC1 - Francesca voted out (6-4), 19 left.
| Day 4
At some point during Episode 2, Reynold finds Gota's hidden immunity idol.
| Day 5
Ep.2 RC/IC: Plunge, Pull and Pop
Trios of contestants are pulled out to a dock on a sled (by 3 tribemates). After diving to remove restraining sticks, they collect ring floats, and return to shore, where 3 more tribemates toss the 9 rings until they land on 3 target poles. Bikal easily wins immunity and fishing gear.
TC2 - Allie voted out (6-4), 18 left.
| Day 6
(Actually on Day 4, but shown during Episode 3) Malcolm and Corinne find Bikal's 'hidden' immunity idol
|Ep3: "There's Gonna Be Hell to Pay"||Ep4: "Kill or Be Killed"||Ep5: "Persona Non Grata"|
| Day 7
Ep.3 RC/IC: Cell Block Sea
Tribes swim out to a cage and climb in. Once in, they must untie an underwater gate & drag a chest to the beach. Then the chest must be slid along a track requiring 3 missing pieces to be lassoed and pulled into place. Bikal wins immunity plus a tarp, camp chairs, and cushions.
TC3 - Hope voted out (3-3-3 [5-1]), 17 left.
| Day 8
Ep.4 RC: Head and Shoulders
Contestants must untie planks to allow two tribe members to cross three platforms, then all stand atop a final platform (as in Cook Islands). Cochran sits out. Bikal wins a visit from Tata, a local bushman.
| Day 9
| Day 10
Shamar removed- early morning on Day 10, due to corneal abrasions.
Ep.4 IC: Smash and Grab
Five contestants from each tribe race out, climb a tower, jump & smash a tile to release a key. Two other contestants use keys to unlock a chest, which contains sandbags for tossing to knock down a number of wood blocks. Dawn and Corinne sit out. Bikal wins yet again.
TC4 - Laura voted out (6-), 15 left.
| Day 11
Ep.5 RC: Nut Bucket
Two contestants from each tribe hold ropes to keep up a basket, while the opposing tribe tries to fill the baskets with coconuts. Phillip is last standing for Bikal, who win steaks.
Reynold finds another idol, apparently mere hours after playing it (i.e. morning of Day 11).
| Day 12
| Day 13
Ep.5 IC (unused)
IC? No, pretend Tribal Council. Bikal forfeits the challenge in order to vote out Brandon (8-1, over Phillip). Gota 'wins.'
TC5 - Brandon "voted out" (8-1), 14 left.
|Ep6: "Operation Thunder Dome"||Ep7: "Tubby Lunchbox"||Ep8: "Blindside Time"|
Tribal swap. Contestants break paint-filled eggs to reveal new tribes, although fans are forced to only have 1 woman and 2 men on either tribe, thanks to production choices. Well done. Both swapped tribes are given more rice and flint.
| Day 15
| Day 16
Ep.6 IC: Crate Outdoors
Contestants, in pairs, race out to roll heavy crates back to the start, then assemble a staircase puzzle using the crates. New Gota places all 6 crates quickly, when New Bikal has placed only one.
TC6 - Matt voted out (4-2-1), 13 left.
| Day 17
Ep.7 RC: Hot Pursuit
Contestants, clipped together and carrying 20-lb sandbags, race around an oval course, trying to catch other tribe. Brenda sits out, but cheers an easy Gota victory. Gota wins a trip to a 'coffeehouse' with coffee, pastries, cookies and brownies.
| Day 18
| Day 19
Ep.7 IC: Phoenix Rises
Three contestants paddle out to retrieve a submerged phoenix statue, take it back, put it on a ramp. Another person uses grappling hook to snag five keys, which unlock ramp.
TC7 - Julia voted out (3-3 [4-0]), 12 left.
| Day 20
Tribes merge, "Enil Edam" tribe formed.
|Ep8: "Blindside Time"||Ep9: "Cut Off the Head of the Snake"||Ep10: "Zipping Over the Cuckoo's Nest"|
| Day 21
| Day 22
Ep.8 IC: Caramoan Catering
Gross Food. First round: beetle larvae, Andrea, Cochran, Malcolm, Eddie, Phillip, Michael advance. Round two: shipworms - Eddie, Cochran, Malcolm advance. Round three: balut, Eddie out. Round four: slice of pig brain, Cochran wins.
TC8 - Corinne voted out (7-5), 11 left.
| Day 23
Ep.9 RC: Jump Shot
After a schoolyard pick, two teams of five - four shooters, one defender. Sherri is not picked, and sits out, no reward. Teams take turns throwing a softball-sized ball past the defender into a fairly large goal. Very few miss. Orange team (Eddie, Reynold, Michael, Erik, Cochran) wins a trip to a waterfall with rappelling and a picnic.
| Day 24
| Day 25
Ep.9 IC: Last Gasp
As originally seen in Palau, contestants hold on beneath a metal grate as the tide rises, gradually taking away air space. Brenda is the last to drop out, wins.
TC9 - Michael voted out (7-3-1; first juror), 10 left.
| Day 26
Ep.10 RC: Muddy Waters
In a repeat of a challenge Malcolm just did in Phillipines, Malcolm still loses, as team cal-purple (Erik, Reynold, Dawn, Cochran, Phillip) wins a spa getaway.
| Day 27
|Ep10: "Zipping Over the Cuckoo's Nest"||Ep11: "Come Over to the Dark Side"||Ep12: "The Beginning of the End"||Ep13: "Don't Say Anything About My Mom"|
Ep.10 IC: Keel Hauling
Contestants jump off dock, pull themselves underwater to the other side using a rope, then move a ring to a new pole. Two rings in the first round, five in the final round. Phillip opts out of the challenge entirely. Malcolm, Reynold, Andrea, Brenda advance to finals, Reynold wins.
Idols: again. Even though another idol is not normally hidden post-merge if one is still in circulation, Malcolm finds one just when he needs it. Magic.
TC10 - Phillip idoled out (4--), 9 left.
| Day 29
Ep.11 RC: Survivor Auction
Cochran buys an IC advantage. Malcolm buys a 60-second peek at a clue to a hidden idol location. Andrea gives up a dinner for rice and beans for the tribe.
| Day 30
Ep.11 IC: Drop A Log
As in the Samoa auction episode, contestants use a rope to hold up a log weighing 30% of their initial body weight. Every 5 minutes, they move one knot down the rope, lowering the log. Cochran's auction-bought advantage allows him to move back up two knots at any point. Cochran wins.
TC11 - Malcolm voted out (3-3-3 [6-0]), 8 left.
| Day 31
Final 8 IC: Bermuda Triangle
Contestants stand on individual floating triangular platforms. At 15-minute intervals, they move higher up the structure. Erik & Eddie drop out immediately for donuts. Cochran drops at 15 min for hot dogs. Dawn, Sherri, Reynold fall off at 30 min. After three hours, Brenda & Andrea switch to one foot, Brenda falls. Andrea wins immunity to Hidden Idol clue.
Erik finds idol, gives it to Andrea.
TC12 - Reynold voted out (4-2-1-1), 7 left.
| Day 32
| Day 33
Final 7 IC: Fun Climb
Contestants must pull a float along a rope obstacle course, then untie some keys, which unlock a ladder puzzle. They must then complete the ladder puzzle, in order, then climb up to release a flag. Erik wins.
TC13 - Andrea voted out (3-2-2), 6 left.
| Day 34
Erik climbs a tree, and a good time is had by all.
|Ep13: "Don't Say Anything About My Mom"||Ep14: "Final Push" (season finale)||Game over|
| Day 35
Ep.13 RC: Loved Ones Dizzy Gillespie
Contestants plus loved ones must spin three bars around and put them on a rack. Then the pair takes turns trying to land three bolos on the bars. Brenda and her dad, Raymond, win. Brenda picks Dawn & her husband, Dave, to accompany her on a barge barbecue. Probst offers Brenda the choice of picking one more contestant plus the second loved ones, or giving up her (and Dawn's) rewards for the four contestants not shown. Brenda gives up the reward.
| Day 36
Ep.13 IC: I Hold On
As in One World, contestants hold on to a tow rope that Probst extends in 15-min intervals. Cochran is out first, then Eddie, Erik, Sherri. Brenda drops out after 25 minutes, but later says she jumped. Dawn wins.
TC14 - Brenda voted out (3-2-1), 5 left.
| Day 37
Medevac, night 36. Immediately following Brenda's vote-out, Erik collapses, and is removed for 'starvation symptoms' which is actually mostly an infection in his leg.
Final 5 IC: Teeter Tower
As in South Pacific, contestants must build a tower of cards on top of a balance, while holding up the balance with one arm. Cochran eventually wins, getting advantage in the IC.
| Day 38
Final 4 IC: Vertically Challenged
Contestants must race up a structure, untie a puzzle bag, take it back, for each of 3 floors. Cochran's advantage lets him skip untying the knots holding the bags. Once 3 bags are retrieved, contestants do a vertical fire puzzle. Cochran wins.
TC16 - Eddie voted out (3-1), 3 left.
| Day 39
Final Tribal Council
Final tribal council and jury vote: Cochran wins unanimously, 8-0-0 over Dawn and Sherri.
Cochran wins, 8-0-0.
| (June 29)
Departure. Contestants fly back to the U.S.
| (June 30)
Contestants arrive back home; inevitable facebook activity resumes.