After Tribal Council, Malakal returns to their camp, leaving Erik as the last "Fan" on the tribe. Ozzy claims he doesn't feel like he is the leader but still has a target on his back. Early in the morning, Cirie and Ami go hunting for crabs and later, Ami lies to Ozzy about trying to save him from the vote.
At Airai, Jason catches a rat and saves it for later just in case. Meanwhile, James is missing the Malakal beach and Parvati is missing Cirie and Amanda but makes a plan with Natalie to vote out all the guys and have a female final four.
Tree Mail arrives asking both tribes to pick one person from the opposite tribe to receive individual immunity and go to Exile Island. After the combined Immunity/Reward Challenge, Airai wins immunity for the fourth straight time along with pizza and beer.
Over on Exile Island, Ozzy discovers his fake immunity idol has been taken. Meanwhile on Malakal, Erik feels he will be the next to go and tries his best to stay in the game by confronting Cirie, Amanda and Ozzy about trusting Ami. Before Tribal Council, the tribe is still divided on who to vote out.
Season 16 Episode 8 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.