Season 27 Episode 12

Castaways try to find balance at a frustrating immunity challenge and a ruthless game of tug of war leads to an incredibly rare tribal council.

1. "Rustle Feathers" Season 27 Episode 12

Tyson Apolstol, Katie Collins, Hayden Moss, Ciera Eastin, Gervase Peterson and Monica Culpepper watch the Redemption Island contestants compete for survival during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Immunity Challenge course in Season 27 Episode 12

2. Immunity Challenge course in Season 27 Episode 12

The course is set for the Immunity Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Working hard in Season 27 Episode 12

3. Working hard in Season 27 Episode 12

Caleb Bankston competes in the Redemption Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Ciera in Season 27 Episode 12

4. Ciera in Season 27 Episode 12

Ciera Eastin competes in the Immunity Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Caleb in Season 27 Episode 12

5. Caleb in Season 27 Episode 12

Caleb Bankston during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Lining up in Season 27 Episode 12

6. Lining up in Season 27 Episode 12

Tyson Apolstol, Monica Culpepper, Gervase Peterson, Katie Collins, Hayden Moss, and Ciera Eastin during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Laura in Season 27 Episode 12

7. Laura in Season 27 Episode 12

Laura Morett during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Hyaden tries to balance in Season 27 Episode 12

8. Hyaden tries to balance in Season 27 Episode 12

Hayden Moss competes in the Immunity Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tina in Season 27 Episode 12

9. Tina in Season 27 Episode 12

Tina Wesson during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Katie in Season 27 Episode 12

10. Katie in Season 27 Episode 12

Katie Collins during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Competing in Season 27 Episode 12

11. Competing in Season 27 Episode 12

Tina Wesson, Laura Morett, and Caleb Bankston compete in the Redemption Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tina, Laura and Caleb in Season 27 Episode 12

12. Tina, Laura and Caleb in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst addresses Tina Wesson, Laura Morett, and Caleb Bankston during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Monica in Season 27 Episode 12

13. Monica in Season 27 Episode 12

Monica Culpepper competes in the Immunity Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Redemption Island Duel in Season 27 Episode 12

14. Redemption Island Duel in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst watches as Tina Wesson, Laura Morett, and Caleb Bankston compete in the Redemption Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Ciera in Season 27 Episode 12

15. Ciera in Season 27 Episode 12

Ciera Eastin during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Monica and Hayden compete in Season 27 Episode 12

16. Monica and Hayden compete in Season 27 Episode 12

Monica Culpepper and Hayden Moss compete in the Immunity Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Redemption Island Duel in Season 27 Episode 12

17. Redemption Island Duel in Season 27 Episode 12

Tina Wesson, Laura Morett, and Caleb Bankston compete in the Redemption Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Hayden in Season 27 Episode 12

18. Hayden in Season 27 Episode 12

Hayden Moss during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tyson and Monica compete in Season 27 Episode 12

19. Tyson and Monica compete in Season 27 Episode 12

Tyson Apolstol and Monica Culpepper compete in the Immunity Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
jeff Probst in Season 27 Episode 12

20. jeff Probst in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst at Tribal Council during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tyson in Season 27 Episode 12

21. Tyson in Season 27 Episode 12

Tyson Apolstol during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Beautiful sunset in Season 27 Episode 12

22. Beautiful sunset in Season 27 Episode 12

Hayden Moss during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Competing for immunity in Season 27 Episode 12

23. Competing for immunity in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst watches as Tyson Apolstol, Hayden Moss, Ciera Eastin and Katie Collins compete for Immunity during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Caleb tosses his buff in the fire in Season 27 Episode 12

24. Caleb tosses his buff in the fire in Season 27 Episode 12

Caleb Bankston tosses his buff into the flames after losing at the Redemption Challenge during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Reading a clue in Season 27 Episode 12

25. Reading a clue in Season 27 Episode 12

Monica Culpepper, Gervase Peterson, Tyson Apolstol and Ciera Eastin during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tyson finds the idol in Season 27 Episode 12

26. Tyson finds the idol in Season 27 Episode 12

Tyson Apolstol finds the Hidden Immunity Idol during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Redemption Island in Season 27 Episode 12

27. Redemption Island in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst addresses Tina Wesson, Laura Morett, and Caleb Bankston during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Gervase competes in Season 27 Episode 12

28. Gervase competes in Season 27 Episode 12

Gervase Peterson competes for Immunity during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Immunity Reward in Season 27 Episode 12

29. Immunity Reward in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst awards Gervase Peterson with the Immunity Necklace after his win during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Eating ice cream in Season 27 Episode 12

30. Eating ice cream in Season 27 Episode 12

Gervase Peterson, Monica Culpepper, and Tyson Apolstol enjoy their reward during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Katie leaves in Season 27 Episode 12

31. Katie leaves in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst extinguishes Katie Collins's flame at Tribal Council during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tribal Council in Season 27 Episode 12

32. Tribal Council in Season 27 Episode 12

Jeff Probst addresses Katie Collins, Hayden Moss, Ciera Eastin, Tyson Apolstol, Monica Culpepper, and Gervase Peterson at Tribal Council during the twelfth episode of SURVIVOR: BLOOD vs. WATER, Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS © 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.