Season 17

Episode Guide

Want To See The Elephant Dung?

S17 E1
Sep 25, 2008
18 individuals embark on an amazing African adventure, battling extreme conditions and interacting with wildlife such as elephants and gorillas, while attempting to forge alliances with strangers from diverse backgrounds.

She Obviously is Post-Op!

S17 E2
Oct 02, 2008
One Castaway is tossed around like a rag doll during a Reward Challenge, while another Castaway sets out to prove her strength while on Exile Island.

It Was Like Christmas Morning!

S17 E3
Oct 09, 2008
One Castaway's desperation leads to waterworks, and the waterworks lead to sympathy from other members on the tribe.

This Camp Is Cursed

S17 E4
Oct 16, 2008
Overwhelming hunger and homesickness puts one Castaway's entire alliance in jeopardy. Meanwhile, one of the strongest bonds in the game finds itself on shaky ground after a frustrating performance in an intense Immunity Challenge.

He's a Snake, But He's My Snake

S17 E5
Oct 23, 2008
In the wake of a tough loss, an emotional outburst causes one castaway to become a target. Meanwhile, large appetites combined with dwindling rations create an air of resentment at one camp.

It All Depends On the Pin-Up Girl

S17 E6
Nov 06, 2008
A shocking twist is revealed giving one Castaway the chance to change the game for the opposing tribe. Meanwhile, surprise letters from home bring even the toughest Castaways to tears.

Apple In the Garden of Eden

S17 E7
Nov 13, 2008
After one power drunk castaway decides to take the game into their own hands, the tribes are faced with a brutal endurance challenge that comes down to a nail-biting showdown.

The Brains Behind Everything

S17 E8
Nov 20, 2008
Conflict abounds when a hard fought reward challenge threatens to cause an upset, and a heated tribal council where dirty laundry is aired.

Nothing Tastes Better Than Five Hundred Dollars

S17 E9
Nov 27, 2008
One Castaway devises a dangerous plan that hinges on the hidden immunity idol, while another Castaway considers betraying their alliance in order to avoid elimination.

I Was Put On the Planet for This Show

S17 E10
Dec 04, 2008
In a very special Survivor, never before seen footage, including audition tapes and secret scenes, reveal who the castaways are and how they became entrenched in the adventure of a lifetime. while giving insight into how power shifted into the unlikely hands of Sugar, Susie, Ken and Crystal.

The Good Things In Life Aren't Easy

S17 E11
Dec 11, 2008
After fallout from Randy's departure pits two allies against one another, one castaway makes a lifetime commitment in a surprisingly intimate gesture.

The Good Guys Should Win In the End

S17 E12
Dec 14, 2008
After using guilt to gain control of an ally, a pushy castaway may land in hot water when the hidden immunity idol is put into play, resulting in a shocking turn of events at Tribal Council.

Say Goodbye to Gabon

S17 E13
Dec 14, 2008
What started as a lopsided battle between the Fang and Kota tribes ends with a shocking turn of events between the remaining members of Nobag. Find out the fate of the final five leading into an outrageous decision at the most surprising Tribal Council yet.

Live Reunion Show

S17 E14
Dec 14, 2008
During a live reunion show the Survivors get together for the first time since being in Gabon to discuss the results of the game.