The "Favorites" return from Tribal Council and reflect on the Jonny Fairplay vote. The next morning the "Fans" use their flint but have a hard time getting fire and then fight over where they will slee and build their new shelter. Later in the afternoon however, the tribe is successful in getting fire and boiling water and food. Mikey B and Mary begin a little flirting, meanwhile the "Favorites", Ozzy admits to really liking Amanda and Parvati and James continue to flirt themselves. That night Ozzy and Amanda kiss which makes Jonathan and Cirie nervous about their "couple alliance".
At the Immunity/Reward Challenge, "Favorites" win fishing gear and send 1 of the "Fans" to Exile Island and choose one of their own to join the exiled contestant. When Kathy and Cirie go to Exile they search hard for the hidden immunity idol.
Back on the "Fans" beach, the tribe discuss who to vote for between Chet and Tracy. But Joel feels uncomfortable that Mikey B. thinks he is in control. Then Joel turns the focus to vote Mary out to weaken Mikey. At Tribal Council, Joel is confident his plan will work.
Season 16 Episode 2 of Survivor resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The rules of this game are simple: average Americans are abandoned in the middle of some of the most unforgiving places on earth. Divided into teams, they particiapte in challenges and every three days, the losing tribe must trek to Tribal Council to vote out one of their own. Halfway through the game, the game shifts to individual competitions when the tribes merge and become one, making the game every man for himself.
The game is simple: Outwit, Outplay, Outlast, by winning Immunity, thus not being eligible to have votes cast against yourself. However, the players must be careful about who they send packing - after the merge, a jury of seven begins to form, and each week they return to watch the Tribal Council ceremony. At the end of the game, they vote for one of the members of the final two to win One Million Dollars. Who will become the next Survivor?
Generally, each season begins with a twist - something different to surprise the new castaways. Survivor is a game of adaptation, and the final two of each season, listed below, were the players most able to adapt to their surroundings and to the people they are playing with. Survivor focuses on the people, and the social commentary that surrounds them. How can these players Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast is the question that the game revolves around.