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|"This Camp Is Cursed"|
|Episode Number:||5/14 (233)|
|Original Release:||October 16, 2008|
|Viewership (in millions):||12.81|
|Previous:||"It Was Like Christmas Morning!"|
|Next:||"He's a Snake, but He's My Snake"|
This Camp Is Cursed is the fifth episode of Survivor: Gabon.
Challenge: Fruit Flies
A tribe member would toss fruit through a hole in a wall to two members of their own tribe. An opposing tribe member would stand in front of the wall and use a club to try to knock away the fruit as it was thrown through the air. Once a piece of fruit is caught by a tribe member, it would have to be thrown through a hole in a second wall defended by a second opposing tribe member. The tribe that catches the most fruit by weight after five minutes would win.
Reward: A herb garden, salt, oil, chili sauce, and all fruit collected from the challenge
Challenge: Cliff Bowling
One member from each tribe would roll a large wicker ball down a hill. A blindfolded tribe member at the bottom of the hill would attempt to block the opposing tribe's ball with a shield and the aid of a caller. Behind the blocker would be a row of seven goals of varying point values. If a tribe's ball made it past the blocker and into a goal, they would be awarded the specified number of points. The tribe with the most points after five rounds would win.
| Tribal Council 5:|
G.C. (6 votes)
Ace, Crystal, Kelly, Ken, Matty, Sugar
Kelly (1 vote)
| VOTED OFF:|
|“||(votes for G.C.) I'm only voting for you because you really want to go home and I am really sorry to see you go because I think you really are a cool person.||”|
|“||(votes for Kelly) My vote is for Kelly, because I had to vote for somebody.||”|
|“||(votes for G.C.) You wanted to go home, so you get your wish.||”|
|“||(votes for G.C.) G.C., you were like a brother to me out here, and I feel that you know you're shot at the legs and, and you want to end your misery, so I gotta let you go, buddy. Take care.||”|
|“||(votes for G.C.) Man, I wish you all the best, I hope everything works out.||”|
|“||(votes for G.C.) In life, and in any situation, it's all what you make of it. Here's your wish.||”|
|“||(votes for G.C.) G.C., it's just not working out for you here anymore, so, it's time for you to go buddy.||”|
|“||For all the people who might say that I quit or I just gave up, call it what you want. the stabbin' and the lying, that's the part that I really didn't agree with. I never really expected it to be this hard. The vote for Kelly was a throwaway vote, she was the one who I connected with the least. I got the utmost respect for anybody who makes it, who even tries out, and is in my shoes.||”|
Still in the Running
Behind the Scenes
- This episode was nominated for Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming at the 61st Emmy Awards.
- The episode title was said by Matty Whitmore after losing the Immunity Challenge.