Episode 2: You Own My Vote
Air Date: Feb 23, 2011
Francesca settles into solitary life on Redemption Island, while Russell and Ralph enter into a contentious confrontation at Zapatera. At tribal council, a second person is voted out and sent to Redemption Island.
Episode 3: Keep Hope Alive
Air Date: Mar 2, 2011
One tribe considers taking a risk; Matt and Francesca face off in the first Redemption Island duel.
Episode 4: Don't You Work For Me?
Air Date: Mar 9, 2011
The morning after Russell is voted out of his tribe, Krista and Stephanie are now on their own, especially after Ralph shows his hidden immunity idol to the others. Meanwhile, the Ometepe tribe members continue to feel annoyed with Phillip. Later, on Redemption Island, Russell loses the duel and manages to get Ralph to spill the beans on the immunity idol that he has, allowing Kristina and Phillip to learn this new information. Back on the Ometepe beach, Rob goes on the search to find the new hidden immunity idol and is successful in finding it and keeps it a secret. Afterward, Zapatera win the reward/immunity challenge and are excited to enjoy a large feast. Meanwhile on Ometepe, the females of the tribe feel very strongly about voting out Phillip, but some of them are suspicious of Kristina.
Episode 9: The Buddy System
Air Date: Apr 13, 2011
As the merged tribe wakes up, David and Mike applaud Rob's blindside at the previous Tribal Council while Julie sympathizes with Matt's return to Redemption Island. Ralph then approaches the women of Rob's alliance wondering if he's the next to go. The former Ometepe alliance seem to be strong when Grant wins the next Immunity Challenge. Back at camp, Rob is paranoid that David might find another hidden immunity idol after seeing him digging around the tribe flag. Then later at Tribal Council, David and Mike know that being from the former Zapatera tribe means that they will most likely be the next to be voted out. After the tribe returns from tribal, Rob feels that Phillip has proven his faithfulness to the alliance. The next day, the tribe meets Jeff for another immunity challenge and the chance to eat cheeseburgers. The former Zapatera members continue to be at risk of being voted out after Andrea wins the challenge. When Ralph catches some fish, Rob tells the others not to eat any of it, a sign of the power he has over his alliance. But all Rob is thinking about is who should be the next to go and who could potentially give him a jury vote for the win.
Episode 10: Rice Wars
Air Date: Apr 20, 2011
On Redemption Island, Matt, Mike and David are all wondering what their fate will be and how the jury will work out. The next morning on Murlonio, the former Zapatera members are eating a large portion of rice that belong to them. This angers Phillip who steals some of the rice for the former Ometepe members. Later at the Redemption Island "truel", Jeff announces that two people will stay in the game, while the third will join the jury. The tribe returns to their beach and Andrea finds maggots in the Ometepe rice supply. When Steve denies Andrea's request to put their clean rice in the Zapatera container, Phillip confronts him suggesting it's a racial issue. After the Immunity Challenge, Julie buries Phillip's shorts, forcing him to go to Tribal Council in his underwear. While the three former Zapatera members plan to vote out Phillip, Rob is unsure whether to consider Phillip for the vote.
Episode 11: A Mystery Package
Air Date: Apr 27, 2011
After returning from Tribal Council, Steve wants to reconcile with Phillip, but after doing so, Phillip doesn't think it was genuine. Rob then says he is protecting Phillip in an attempt to take him to the end. The next morning, Phillip says he had a vision telling him where his shorts are and after a short search, he is able to find them. On Redemption Island, Matt confesses he is reaching his breaking point but continues to have strong faith that he is there for a reason. Later after returning from the redemption duel, Andrea feels that Matt may be angry with her for assisting in voting him out. After the Immunity Challenge, Jeff gives the tribe a mystery package that they aren't supposed to open until they get to tribal. Back at the beach, Rob suspects that the twist may be that two people will be voted out. Rob tells his alliance that if this is the case, they will vote for Ralph first and Andrea second since she is the closest with Matt.
Episode 12: You Mangled My Nets
Air Date: May 4, 2011
Steve shocks everyone on Redemption Island after Ralph's arrival meaning that the majority of the jury will be from the Zapatera tribe. The "Ometepe Six" then return from Tribal Council and Natalie bursts into tears after feeling a mixture of homesickness and the realization that now the tribe has no choice but to turn on each other. The next morning, Tree Mail has everyone emotional while they watch videos from their loved ones. After being the first to win the Redemption Island duel, Mike gives up the chance to spend time with his Mom in order to allow family time for all the members of Murlonio. The tribe returns from an exhausting Immunity Challenge and they all seem to agree that Andrea is the next to go. But after Phillip starts to annoy the other tribe members, Rob is thinking twice about who to vote out.
Episode 13: Too Close for Comfort
Air Date: May 11, 2011
Ashley and Natalie celebrate the blindside at Tribal Council and that they are the remaining women in the game. Over on Redemption Island, Matt reacts to Andrea's arrival. The next day at the duel, Andrea says she felt betrayed by her tribe because she trusted them. Later at camp, Rob and Grant discuss strategy and Phillip argues with the women leaving Rob to deal with damage control. That night, Ashley suggests the next vote should be for the strongest player, but Rob's alliance with Grant seems to be very strong. Before the Immunity Challenge, Rob reassures Natalie that she'll be safe from the vote. But when Ashley wins the challenge, Rob's plans must change.