10 Best Episodes of Survivor - Season 20

A reality show contest where sixteen or more castaways split between two or more “Tribes” are taken to a remote isolated location and are forced to live off the land with meager supplies for roughly 39 days. Frequent physical challenges are used to pit the tribes against each other for rewards, such as food or luxuries, or for “Immunity”, forcing the other tribe to attend “Tribal Council”, where they must vote off one of their players.

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Survivor - S20E10

#1 - Going Down In Flames (Season 20 - Episode 10)

Reunited on the merged tribe, two old friends rekindle an alliance but trust doesn't come easily, and one castaway makes an unprecedented play, setting the stage for one of the most surprising Tribal Councils in Survivor history.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 104 votes.

Survivor - S20E14

#2 - Anything Could Happen (Season 20 - Episode 14)


As the final tribal council draws near, Survivors struggle to stay on top of their game as alliances crumble and everyone starts to play for themselves.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 98 votes.

Survivor - S20E12

#3 - A Sinking Ship (Season 20 - Episode 12)

Sensing that he is in danger, a hero makes a bold move to save himself by fooling the entire tribe. Meanwhile, a vicious power struggle emerges in one alliance and two of the strongest villains find themselves pitted against one another.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 96 votes.

Survivor - S20E6

#4 - Banana Etiquette (Season 20 - Episode 6)


When the castaways discover that two people will be sent packing in a rare double elimination, everyone scrambles to save their own skin, and one castaway surprises everyone and risks it all at Tribal Council.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 107 votes.

Survivor - S20E1

#5 - Slay Everyone, Trust No One (Season 20 - Episode 1)

In one of the most physical reward challenges ever played, injuries threaten to send two castaways home before the first challenge is completed.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 115 votes.

Survivor - S20E8

#6 - Expectations (Season 20 - Episode 8)


Struggling to keep their tribe intact, the "Heroes" vow to work together as long as it takes to ensure that they outlast the "Villains." Meanwhile, the "Villains" begin to turn on one another after one tribe member makes a costly mistake at the Reward Challenge.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 97 votes.

Survivor - S20E11

#7 - Jumping Ship (Season 20 - Episode 11)

With two swing votes hanging in the balance, no one can be sure of their safety heading into Tribal Council, and even the most formidable villain in the game makes a potential miscalculation.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 97 votes.

Survivor - S20E13

#8 - Loose Lips Sink Ships (Season 20 - Episode 13)


The final six get the chance to earn time with their loved ones in a fiercely fought reward challenge. Desperate for options, the remaining heroes make an unexpected ally, hoping to turn the game around.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 93 votes.

Survivor - S20E7

#9 - I'm Not a Good Villain (Season 20 - Episode 7)

Hurt and betrayed by a close ally, one castaway learns the hard way that loyalty isn't always easy, and one powerhouse learns from experience that old grudges die hard.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 100 votes.

Survivor - S20E4

#10 - Tonight, We Make Our Move (Season 20 - Episode 4)


The two tribes each search for a hidden immunity idol within their respective camps. Meanwhile, Coach believes everyone is against him, and the Villains get frustrated with Russell.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 104 votes.

Survivor - S20E9

#11 - Survivor History (Season 20 - Episode 9)

Convinced that a women's alliance is running the Villains tribe, The Heroes develop a risky strategy in an effort to align themselves with one of the game's most notorious players.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 101 votes.

Survivor - S20E5

#12 - Knights of the Round Table (Season 20 - Episode 5)


An important hierarchy is established between a pair of conniving allies and a plan is hatched to oust one of the strongest and most prominent players in the game.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 99 votes.

Survivor - S20E3

#13 - That Girl is Like a Virus (Season 20 - Episode 3)

One of the most powerful women in the game targets a worthy adversary and gets aggressive in her efforts to oust an immediate threat.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 97 votes.

Survivor - S20E15

#14 - Heroes vs. Villains Reunion (Season 20 - Episode 15)



The episode was rated 7.43 from 68 votes.

Survivor - S20E2

#15 - It's Getting the Best of Me (Season 20 - Episode 2)

Backstabbing and dissention run rampant in one tribe as a castaway reveals that old grudges die hard and makes a move to put a former ally on the chopping block. Meanwhile, one Villain pushes so hard to provide for the tribe that he passes out cold.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 109 votes.


Last updated: may 26, 2023

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