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.
Season 17 Episode 6 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.