Episode 1: Want to See the Elephant Dung? Part 1 & 2
Air Date: Sep 25, 2008
Michelle is voted out. Fang gets fire after returning from Tribal Council and enjoy a warm night and meal. In the second hour, Kota is doing their daily chores and Charlie and Marcus discuss alliances. Back on Fang, GC tries to get the campsite on track but Randy doesnt agree with all of GCs decisions. early the next morning though, Gillian complains about the tribemates talking not letting her sleep.
Episode 2: She Obviously Is Post-op!
Air Date: Oct 2, 2008
At Fang, the argument over who was or was not the tribe leader continued. At Kota, the rest of the tribe was annoyed at Ace's attitude of being king of the tribe. At the Reward Challenge, Ace chose Paloma to hang on to the post. However, the Fang members easily overpowered her, leading to their first victory. They also elected to send Sugar to Exile Island.
Episode 3: It Was Like Christmas Morning!
Air Date: Oct 9, 2008
After Tribal Council, Ace was upset at Kelly's animosity towards him and her vote against him. In retaliation, he targeted her for the next elimination. Over at Fang, an alliance of Dan, Matty, Randy, and Susie formed and targeted GC for elimination. The remaining members of Fang, Crystal, GC, and Ken formed their own alliance. When the tribes next gathered, Jeff announced that the castaways would rank their tribemates by secret survey according to their importance within the tribe
Episode 4: This Camp Is Cursed
Air Date: 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.
Episode 5: He's A Snake, But He's My Snake
Air Date: Oct 23, 2008
On Kota, Dan’s large appetite has his tribe on edge as their amount of food begins to dwindle. Meanwhile, Fang has their own shortage of rice. Sugar then tells Ace she’ll give him the immunity idol after finding out that the other tribe mates looked through her bag. At the Reward Challenege, Kota wins resulting in a huge breakfast feast. When they return to camp the tribe mates decide how to divide their reward food. Sugar feels guilty choosing comfort at Exile Island when she knows her tribe , Fang, is starving for more food. At the campsite, Crystal has a small emotional outburst which causes her to become a target. She then sets out to make sure her tribe mates know her tears were not a sign of weakness. Right before the Immunity Challenge, Kota finds a turtle swimming near their dock, resulting in a large meal for the tribe. At the challenge, Kota wins immunity. When Fang returns to camp, Ace thinks Kelly should go while Crystal thinks they should blind sight Ace. After Sugar tells Kenny she gave the idol away, he suggests to always keep the idol with her....
Episode 6: It All Depends On The Pin-up Girl
Air Date: Oct 30, 2008
Tensions rise at Fang when Crystal spills some of the tribe’s rice supply. She tries to make up for it by not eating, but Matty insists that she eats. Over on Kota, Dan is paranoid and scrambles for an alliance, but the rest of the tribe continue to alienate him. The two tribes then compete in a game of Keep Away for a picnic reward which is won by Kota. While Kota is on their reward trip, the entire tribe receive surprise letters from home. Meanwhile, Fang is upset over the loss. Matty takes Ace aside and discuss their future voting plans. Meanwhile Crystal and Kenny talk about blind sighting Ace. At the Immunity Challenge, Jeff announces that both tribes will vote out one of their own at two separate Tribal Councils while they battle for individual immunity. After Marcus wins the challenge, he is able to assign a second immunity, and gives it to Sugar. Back at camp, Kenny on Fang tries to get Sugar to vote for Ace. Over at Kota, Dan is the main target, but after Susie angers Corinne, the alliance on Kota think they should change their vote.
Episode 7: The Apple In The Garden Of Eden
Air Date: Nov 6, 2008
Ken noticed the note first, but when he tried to get the note for himself, Charlie saw the note and forced Ken to share the note with everybody. When nobody showed much interest in going to find the idol for fear of looking greedy, Marcus proposed to dig up the Hidden Immunity Idol, but to throw it in the ocean so that nobody could use it.
Episode 8: The Brains Behind Everything
Air Date: Nov 13, 2008
On Exile Island, Bob follows the clues to find the idol but is frustrated when he cant find it. He creates his own fake idol to try and psych out his other tribemates. Later, when the two tribes meet for the Immunity Challenge, Jeff tells them they have now merged and are competing for individual immunity. After returning to camp, Charlie and his alliance say they will all vote for Crystal.
Episode 9: Nothing Tastes Better Than Five Hundred Dollars
Air Date: Nov 20, 2008
The merged Nobag tribe returns from Tribal and Corinne realizes that she and alliance are in danger of being voted out as long as Kenny and Crystal remain strong. So Corinne and Randy want to get Matty on their side. Meanwhile, Bob shows Sugar the fake immunity idol he made in a possible strategic move. During Bob’s second time on Exile Island, he decides not to take comfort but realizes the clue is the same as before. So instead, he goes on a walk around the area. Back at camp, the "Kenny-Crystal alliance" discuss voting out Bob or Randy. Meanwhile, Randy reveals a plan to annoy everyone else and get Bob’s "idol" to save himself from being voted out. Before Tribal Council, Randy thinks everything is going according to his plan...
Episode 11: The Good Things In Life Aren't Easy
Air Date: Dec 4, 2008
After returning from Tribal Council, Bob is upset that Sugar continues to laugh at Randy for using the fake idol. The next morning, Kenny and Bob are able to get some big fish for the tribe. Later at the Reward Challenge, Jeff shows all the castaways videos from their loved ones. Corinne is not picked to join a team for the challenge and realizes the others are sticking together in their alliance. Bob wins the challenge and while he is watching his video, his wife surprises him from behind a tree. Later, Bob takes his wife to see the camp, then all the other loved ones show up to visit the tribe mates for the afternoon. While Bob and Corinne get Tree Mail, Bob tells Corinne he will make a second hidden immunity idol to fool the others. Meanwhile the alliance at camp discuss voting out Bob next. But after Bob wins Immunity, Corinne tries to use the fake idol to blindside Matty by getting Kenny to switch alliances...
Episode 12: The Good Guys Should Win In The End
Air Date: Dec 11, 2008
After returning from Tribal Council, Matty knows Kenny voted for him and is furious. Kenny approaches Bob about being lied to, and to make up for it, Bob says he will give Kenny immunity if he wins it. At the reward challenge, Bob wins and chooses Kenny and Crystal to go with him to a gorilla sanctuary. At Exile, Susie knows Sugar has the idol and so she chooses to have luxury over the clue. Back at camp, Matty and Sugar discuss alliances and Matty realizes he is the next to be voted out. But after the others return from their reward, Sugar changes her mind about being in the "Kenny-Crystal" alliance and promises Matty that he will be safe. After Bob wins immunity, Kenny tells Crystal that he should be voted out if he were to give away his immunity. But after Sugar finds out about this plan, she approaches Bob and tells him everything. Sugar then creates a new plan to vote out Crystal.
Episode 13: Say Goodbye To Gabon - 2-hour Finale
Air Date: Dec 14, 2008
The final five are Susie, Sugar, Kenny, Matty and Bob. Sugar tells Bob she wants to take him and Matty to the final three. Later when Sugar and Kenny check tree mail, she makes Kenny think shell take him to the final three. When the tribe returns to camp from the immunity challenge, Kenny feels confident he is safe when Matty approaches him about voting Susie out.
Episode 14: Season 17 Reunion
Air Date: Dec 14, 2008
Probst asks Bob about his first fake idol. Bob says if he hadn't used it, he would have been the next to be voted out, so it saved him at the expense of Randy. If that's true, then why didn't Bob say that during the Final Tribal Council? That's a much better answer than "I didn't think Sugar would laugh so hard. "