SCRAMBLING TO SAVE THEMSELVES, TWO CASTAWAYS SELL OUT A FORMER ALLY BEFORE TURNING ON ONE ANOTHER, ON “SURVIVOR: TOCANTINS — THE BRAZILIAN HIGHLANDS,” THURSDAY, APRIL 30
“They Both Went Bananas” – With her heart on her sleeve, one castaway takes an honest approach to the game but lands herself in hot water with everyone, on SURVIVOR: TOCANTINS – THE BRAZILIAN HIGHLANDS, Thursday, April 30 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Last week after returning to camp from Tribal Council, Sierra thought she was the next one to be voted out and she tried to smooth things over with Coach. The next morning, Sierra continued to plead for her life in the game, but Tyson said that she would not be able to change the vote and she would be voted out next.
The reward challenge was the castaways would be divided into two teams of four. Two members at a time from each team would race across a field to retrieve a large puzzle board. Once the pair returns, the other two teammates would retrieve another board. There would be four boards that would need to be retrieved. Once retrieved, the boards would have to be arranged in a line so that the large holes were aligned like a grille to reveal seven vowels. The revealed vowels and seven consonants given to the team would need to be arranged to solve a four word phrase. The first team to solve the phrase would win.
At the Reward Challenge, the red team of Debbie, Erinn, J.T., and Tyson prevailed over the black team of Coach, Sierra, Stephen, and Taj. Stephen was chosen to go to Exile Island for the second time in a row because they the red team did not want to give Sierra the opportunity to find a new Hidden Immunity Idol since Brendan took his with him when he was voted out. However, Stephen was given the seventh clue to the original Hidden Immunity Idol, therefore no replacement Idol was put into play. Sierra continued her lobbying of Coach give her a second chance to remain in the game, but Coach said he would not give her one.
The immunity challenge was where the castaways would play a version of shuffleboard. Each castaway would be given three pucks which they would try to slide closest to the target. The castaway whose puck ends up closest to the target would win. After describing the Immunity Challenge, Jeff offered anybody who felt comfortable enough in the game to skip the challenge and eat pizza as long as the challenge was being played. Coach, J.T., and Stephen chose to eat. The challenge was won by Debbie after she knocked away Sierra’s puck.
Back at camp, Erinn told J.T. and Taj that there was an opportunity to vote out Tyson as he was the biggest threat at the Immunity Challenges and he did not win the last challenge. J.T. was concerned about breaking up the “warrior” alliance he had with Coach and Tyson. At Tribal Council, Tyson and Sierra insulted one another, but it was Tyson going home as he was blindsided by a vote of 5-3.
Voted out: CAROLINA EASTWOOD (1st Voted Out), CANDACE SMITH (2nd Voted Out), JERRY SIMS (3rd Voted Out), SANDY BURGIN (4th Voted Out), SPENCER DUHM (5th Voted Out), JOE DOWDLE (6th Out, Removed Due to Injury), BRENDAN SYNNOTT (7th Voted Out), TYSON APOSTOL (8th Voted Out)
STEPHEN FISHBACH, TAJ JOHNSON-GEORGE, JAMES “JT” THOMAS JR., SYDNEY WHEELER
DEBRA “Debbie” BEEBE, ERINN LOBDELL, SIERRA REED, BENJAMIN “Coach” WADE
SURVIVOR: TOCANTINS – THE BRAZILIAN HIGHLANDS is hosted by Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst and produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett is executive producer and David Burris and Leisa Francis are co-executive producers.
Source: CBS Press Release