Season 11

Episode Guide

Big Trek, Big Trouble, Big Surprise

S11 E1
Sep 15, 2005
Sixteen new castaways set off on an 11-mile hike through rugged Guatemalan jungle to arrive at ancient ruins of the Maya civilization.

Man Down

S11 E2
Sep 22, 2005
One Survivor is appalled when a nest of ants are served up for dinner in a tribe desperate for protein.

The Brave May Not Live Long, But the Cautious Don't Live At All

S11 E3
Sep 29, 2005
Smoldering heat forces some Survivors to cool off in the water, risking an encounter with crocodiles.

To Betray or Not to Betray

S11 E4
Oct 06, 2005
In an unexpected twist, members of the two tribes are shuffled.

Crocs, Cowboys and City Slickers

S11 E5
Oct 13, 2005
When pounding rain takes its toll on a tribe, one member voices frustrations by calling out some of the others. An incredible Reward is won after one castaway blazes through the Challenge. One self-absorbed Survivor annoys the tribe with endless stories of a glamorous life beyond Survivor.

Big Ball, Big Mouth, Big Trouble

S11 E6
Oct 20, 2005
After winning an arduous Reward Challenge, one tribe member ruins it for the rest by becoming intoxicated and obnoxious. A grueling physical challenge pushes two castaways to the breaking point, leading to a screaming match that comes close to exploding. In a Tribal Council first, one castaway bullies and insults a fellow tribe member despite attempts to keep the peace.

Surprise Enemy Visit

S11 E7
Oct 27, 2005
Fear threatens to ruin one castaway's ability to enjoy a reward. An unexpected visit from the opposing tribe makes some of the other castaways uncomfortable about being friendly with the enemy. A heart to heart ends with one Survivor telling another, "You can lie...But, I will track you down. I will find you!" After a difficult Tribal Council, the castaways are bombarded with another big surprise.

The Hidden Immunity Tool

S11 E8
Nov 03, 2005
Survivors learn that there is an Immunity idol hidden in the Guatemalan jungle, and the hunt begins. Given the choice to feast or challenge, several castaways choose to enjoy a large feast in front of the others instead of competing for Immunity. Is this a smart move, or will their hunger be their demise?

Secrets and Lies and an Idol Surprise

S11 E9
Nov 10, 2005
One Survivor deceives the others by giving them the wrong clues to where the hidden Immunity idol rests. Several Survivors become angry after one overindulges in a Reward. One Survivor secretly follows a tribemate on a hunt for the hidden Immunity idol and soon finds out that the tribemate is not to be trusted.

Eating and Sleeping With the Enemy

S11 E10
Nov 17, 2005
In a down-and-dirty struggle for Reward in the mud, a team is let down by the failure of one member. One tribemate's incessant paranoia drives another to the breaking point. Some feel vulnerable, and some feel sure of who should go, leading to an unpredictable Tribal Council. Will the strong survive, or will the weak slide by?

Everything Is Personal

S11 E11
Nov 24, 2005
One Survivor's attempt to forge an alliance is overheard by a lurking tribemate. A castaway is livid after a tribemate targets her for elimination in a Reward Challenge, which leads to an eruption back at camp. Paranoia fills the air, leading one Survivor to declare, "Everyone is lying, even the people you'd least expect!" Tribal Council is full of surprises when one Survivor takes advantage of the group setting to call out a tribemate. How will this influence the vote?

Price for Immunity

S11 E12
Dec 01, 2005
In an attempt to break up the Final Four, one Survivor plants doubt in another's mind. Will this strategic risk turn the tide? One Survivor receives a sealed envelope containing a clue that could provide an advantage in the next Immunity Challenge. A bidding war breaks out at a Reward Challenge auction when family members and loved ones show up unannounced.

Big Win, Big Decision.. Big Mistake?

S11 E13
Dec 08, 2005
Feeling deceived after a tribemate's ousting, one Survivor confronts the Tribe. After a big win, one Survivor has a big decision: try and break the "car curse" or risk it all to drive away with a new car. One Survivor's car decision creates a rift at camp. Will this affect who goes home next? The Survivors battle it out in a close race for Immunity and a guaranteed spot in the Final Four.

Thunderstorms & Sacrifice

S11 E14
Dec 10, 2005
A surprise from a local family quickly shakes up the Final Four in a traditional Maya ceremony. Later, a surprise thunderstorm sets the Survivors wondering if a decision they made upset the Maya gods. Two Survivors question their alliance and agree on who should be eliminated. Will this decision work to their advantage? With only three days left, the Final Four face off in an intense battle to make it to the end. Who will outwit, outlast and outplay to be become the Sole Survivor?

Live Reunion Show

S11 E15
Dec 11, 2005
It's the Moment of Truth: Jeff Probst walks into the Reunion Show, taped live before a studio audience, and announces who wins the $1 million and the title of Sole Survivor.