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"Nothing Tastes Better than Five Hundred Dollars"
S17e10
Episode Information
Version: United States
Season: Gabon
Episode Number: 9/14 (254)
Original Release: November 20, 2008
Viewership (in millions): 12.50[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49): 4.0/11
CBS.com Summary: Link
Episode Chronology
Previous: "The Brains Behind Everything"
Next: "I Was Put on the Planet for This Show"
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Nothing Tastes Better than Five Hundred Dollars is the ninth episode of Survivor: Gabon.

Story

Day 28

Day 29

Day 30

Challenges

Tribal Council

Tribal Council 11:
Nobag
Voted
Against
Voter
S17 randy t
Randy (5 votes)
S17 crystal tS17 ken t
S17 matty tS17 sugar tS17 susie t
Crystal, Ken, Matty, Sugar, Susie
S17 susie t
Susie (3 votes)
S17 bob tS17 corinne tS17 randy t
Bob, Corinne, Randy
VOTED OFF:
S17 randy bw
Randy Bailey

Voting Confessionals

(votes for Randy) YOU HAVE MADE MY LIFE HELL FROM DAY ONE!! FORGET YOU, GO HOME, GOODBYE!!!!!!

Crystal Cox


(votes for Susie) This vote is not strategic, it's strictly personal.

Randy Bailey


(votes for Randy) Hey Randy, I forgive you for being nasty to me today, I wish you happiness. Good luck.

Susie Smith


(votes for Susie) Sorry Susie, it's a game.

Bob Crowley


(votes for Susie) I'm holding this up for a minute so it seems like I am voting for Randy. I'm voting you, Susie, because payback is a bitch.

Corinne Kaplan


(votes for Randy) Randy, you're still my boy, I hope we can hang out when this is all over with, but I think you're done playing the game, and I'm going to miss you, bro.

Matty Whitmore


(votes for Randy) You are a disgusting, old, hot headed, chauvinistic alcoholic bigot, and you need to grow up before you die alone. Loser!

Sugar Kiper


(votes for Randy) Randy, I hope you learn from this. Maybe you'll be happy after this and not disrespect so many people. I don't have anything against you, I hope you take care.

Ken Hoang



Final Words

Being voted out by these bozos is probably one of the best accolades anyone could get. The hell with these freaking people. I hope Corrine does well if she was not in on today's plot, and I don't think she was. You know, most of the others, with the exception of Matty, I hope they get bit by a big green mamba.

Randy Bailey



Still in the Running

 Michelle
18th
S17 michelle bw
 Gillian
17th
S17 gillian bw
 Paloma
16th
S17 paloma bw
 Jacquie
15th
S17 jacquie bw
 G.C.
14th
S17 gc bw
 Kelly
13th
S17 kelly bw
 Ace
12th
S17 ace bw
 Dan
11th
S17 dan bw
 Marcus
10th
S17 marcus bw
 Charlie
9th
S17 charlie bw
 Randy
8th
S17 randy bw
 Bob
Nobag
S17 bob t
 Corinne
Nobag
S17 corinne t
 Crystal
Nobag
S17 crystal t
 Ken
Nobag
S17 ken t
 Matty
Nobag
S17 matty t
 Sugar
Nobag
S17 sugar t
 Susie
Nobag
S17 susie t

Trivia

Behind the Scenes

Life at Ponderosa

Other

  • This episode was voted the 18th best Survivor episode of all time in the "Top 25 Greatest Episodes of all time" poll by Survivor Oz in 2015.
  • Through an email conversation with Mario Lanza, the author of "The Funny 115" and host of the Survivor Historians podcast, Randy revealed that his blindside was heavily edited to make it seem that he was surprised to find out the idol Bob gave him was fake. Randy explained that he knew Bob's idol was fake, and his stunned reaction was taken from the previous week's episode.[2]
  • Everyone heard Crystal's voting confessional as she said it loudly.
  • This is the first time that a person bought an advantage in the Immunity Challenge but didn't win the challenge. 

Episode Title

  • The episode title was said by Corinne Kaplan after getting the money for the auction. She followed it by saying "except a million."

References