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"You Guys Are Dumber than You Look"
The Fans and The Favorites begin their adventure.
Episode Information
Season: Micronesia
Episode Number: 1/14 (215)
Original Release: February 7, 2008
Viewership (in millions): 14.02[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49): 4.8/N/A Summary: Link
Episode Chronology
Previous: "A Slippery Little Sucker"
(previous season)
Next: "The Sounds of Jungle Love"

You Guys Are Dumber than You Look is the premiere episode of Survivor: Micronesia.


Day 1

Jeff reveals to the ten contestants already there that their opponents will be past Survivor players. Most of the favorites are welcomed with a loud round of applause. Jeff reveals the first challenge to the contestants. With help from Yau-Man ChanKathy Sleckman wins immunity for the Fans and Yau-Man wins immunity for the Favorites.

Day 2

Day 3

Before Tribal Council, Jon Dalton asks to be voted out so he can take care of his family. Although there is some skepticism, especially from Jonathan Penner and Eliza Orlins, the castaways agree and Jon is unanimously voted out.



Challenge: First to Shore
Hidden on the island across the lagoon are two Individual Immunity Idols, one for each tribe. The first person from each tribe to find the tribe's Idol is safe at their first visit to Tribal Council.
Winners: Kathy Sleckman and Yau-Man Chan

Immunity Challenge: First to Shore
Finish Tribe Winners Competitors
1st Malakal S16 yauman t
S16 amanda tS16 ami tS16 cirie tS16 eliza tS16 james tS16 jon tS16 jonathan tS16 ozzy tS16 parvati t
Amanda, Ami, Cirie, Eliza, James, Jon, Jonathan, Ozzy, & Parvati
2nd Airai S16 kathy t
S16 alexis tS16 chet tS16 erik tS16 jason tS16 joel tS16 mary tS16 mikeyb tS16 natalie tS16 tracy t
Alexis, Chet, Erik, Jason, Joel, Mary, Mikey B., Natalie, & Tracy


Challenge: Reinventing The Wheel
Both teams will race to assemble four puzzle wheels and attach them to a cart, in which two of their tribemates will ride. Pushing the cart through a series of obstacles to a finish platform, the tribes will then disassemble the puzzle wheels and use them to complete a turnstile. Finally, they'll wind the turnstile to raise a fire wok, igniting their tribal cauldron. First tribe to finish the task would win the challenge.
Reward: Flint
Winner: Airai

Reward/Immunity Challenge: Reinventing The Wheel
Outcome Tribe In Cart Pulling Cart
Won Airai S16 mary tS16 natalie t
Mary & Natalie
S16 alexis tS16 chet tS16 erik tS16 jason tS16 joel tS16 kathy tS16 mikeyb tS16 tracy t
Alexis, Chet, Erik, Jason, Joel, Kathy, Mikey B., & Tracy
Lost Malakal S16 eliza tS16 yauman t
Eliza & Yau-Man
S16 amanda tS16 ami tS16 cirie tS16 james tS16 jon tS16 jonathan tS16 ozzy tS16 parvati t
Amanda, Ami, Cirie, James, Jon, Jonathan, Ozzy, & Parvati

Tribal Council

Tribal Council 1:
S16 jon t
Jon (9 votes)
S16 amanda tS16 ami tS16 cirie tS16 eliza t
S16 james tS16 jonathan tS16 ozzy tS16 parvati tS16 yauman t
Amanda, Ami, Cirie, Eliza, James, Jonathan, Ozzy, Parvati, & Yau-Man
S16 ozzy t
Ozzy (1 vote)
S16 jon t
S16 jon bw
Jon Dalton

Voting Confessionals

Complete list of confessionals are from CBS' YouTube account. [2]

(votes for Jon) You asked for it.


(votes for Jon) Jonny, I have to vote for you. You asked me to, and I'm happy to oblige. I wish you, your beautiful girlfriend, and your baby the best of luck, and...good luck to you.


(votes for Jon) Thanks for the advice, and I wish you all the best in the world man.


(votes for Jon) I really respect your decision, and I wish you the best of luck.


(votes for Jon) I'm doing what you asked.


(votes for Jon) Alright, I'm voting for you because this is what you wanted. Go home and take care of your baby's mama. You're invited to the cool kids' dinner when we get back in town.


(votes for Ozzy) Go win, kid.


(votes for Jon) Well, only you know what's best for you, and if you feel this is best for you, good luck.


(votes for Jon) Jonny, goodbye. It's been good knowing you. I'm glad I got to know you. I wish you the best of luck as a father. I am a father of two very happy, very well-adjusted teenage daughters. My wife and I raised them right. Need any advice on how to raise a baby, raise a baby to a happy and well-adjusted child, I will be very happy to give you some advice. Thank you.


(votes for Jon) Fairplay, I'm sad you're going. Over the past few days I've realized we could be great friends. I'm gonna miss you a lot around camp. I can't wait to meet Piper.


Final Words

Well guys, I didn't win a million dollars, but I got more than a million dollars of baby waiting for me at home. I love you, Michelle, and I love you, Piper. I'll see you soon. I definitely feel I did the right thing. My head's going crazy right now. Pretty cool becoming a man on a camera or at least becoming a daddy. I think I did that over the last three days. So let's keep the string going. Having those emotions and hormones run through my body was pretty surreal. Wasn't quite ready for that. Usually Jonny Fairplay's in cruise control. Not so much this go-around. Hey, you know what, if it makes me a better person, I'm happy. I think I've done a million degree change since the last time I was here. Last time I was the biggest bad guy ever, and this time I'm a responsible adult people like, some even love. What's going on in the world? Anyone who doesn't believe me, I'm registered at, and I'll send you pictures of whatever you send me, to show you how happy we are. No regrets at all. I'm the luckiest person in the world, I got a second chance to do this, even for a few days. I was happy to be asked.

Jon Dalton

Still in the Running

S16 jon bw
S16 alexis t
S16 amanda t
S16 ami t
S16 chet t
S16 cirie t
S16 eliza t
S16 erik t
S16 james t
S16 jason t
S16 joel t
S16 jonathan t
S16 kathy t
S16 mary t
 Mikey B.
S16 mikeyb t
S16 natalie t
S16 ozzy t
S16 parvati t
S16 tracy t
S16 yauman t


  • According to Kathy Sleckman, the Malakal tribe received a one-minute penalty during the Immunity Challenge due to Jonathan Penner trying to cheat.[3]
  • Jon Dalton's vote against Ozzy Lusth at Tribal Council wasn't shown. Instead, only the votes against him were shown.
  • This marks the first time a contestant received 9 votes against them at a single Tribal Council, excluding revotes.

Episode Title

  • This episode's title was said by Jon Dalton to the Fans tribe in the conversation leading up to the Immunity Challenge.


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