10 Best Episodes of Survivor - Season 29

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 - S29E10

#1 - This Is Where We Build Trust (Season 29 - Episode 10)

Another castaway is voted out of the game.

The episode was rated 8.22 from 161 votes.

Survivor - S29E14

#2 - This Is My Time (Season 29 - Episode 14)


After her boyfriend's elimination, Jaclyn expressed her anger when Missy, Baylor, and Natalie tried to rationalize their betrayal of Jon; Missy and Baylor later reinforced their desire to go to the end with Natalie.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 147 votes.

Survivor - S29E4

#3 - We're a Hot Mess (Season 29 - Episode 4)

One castaway contemplates throwing an Immunity Challenge to rid their tribe of the weaker players. However, their thirst for power could result in a shocking blindside.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 177 votes.

Survivor - S29E12

#4 - Still Holdin' On (Season 29 - Episode 12)


After Tribal Council, Jon and Jaclyn resolved their argument, while Alec, as one of the two remaining outsiders, lamented his poor standing in the game.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 72 votes.

Survivor - S29E9

#5 - Gettin' to Crunch Time (Season 29 - Episode 9)

Two reward winners trade their spots to prove their loyalty. Also, an idol paper trail causes chaos at camp, and one castaway plays dirty when his life in the game is threatened.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 171 votes.

Survivor - S29E11

#6 - Kind of Like Cream Cheese (Season 29 - Episode 11)


After 30 grueling days, the remaining castaways battle for a spot in the final six. Also, for the first time ever, castaways give up their chance at Reward in the middle of a challenge, and one castaway seeking revenge sets their sights on the game's strongest player.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 151 votes.

Survivor - S29E13

#7 - Let's Make a Move (Season 29 - Episode 13)

After voting Alec out, Natalie lied to Jon and Jaclyn, claiming to have misunderstood the instructions regarding the split vote plan, which they believed. Natalie then told Keith that she had spared him from elimination and wanted to blindside Jon.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 148 votes.

Survivor - S29E1

#8 - Suck It Up and Survive (Season 29 - Episode 1)


The "Blood vs. Water" theme returns as all-new castaways compete with - and ultimately against - their loved ones who share the same goal: to outwit, outplay, outlast and ultimately be crowned Sole Survivor and winner of the 1 million dollar prize.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 187 votes.

Survivor - S29E8

#9 - Wrinkle in the Plan (Season 29 - Episode 8)

The claws are out when two parents protect their children in a heated exchange. Also, the castaways reap the rewards of a Taco Bar after exiling one of their own.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 154 votes.

Survivor - S29E3

#10 - Actions vs. Accusations (Season 29 - Episode 3)


A showdown pits father against son and puts their relationship to the test. Meanwhile, former MLB player John Rocker is confronted about his controversial past during a combative Immunity Challenge.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 176 votes.

Survivor - S29E15

#11 - San Juan del Sur Reunion (Season 29 - Episode 15)

Months after the final Tribal Council, at the live reunion, it was revealed that Natalie won the game with Josh, Jeremy, Wes, Alec, and Keith's votes, while Jaclyn received Jon and Reed's votes to place second, while Missy came in third after only receiving Baylor's vote to win.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 99 votes.

Survivor - S29E7

#12 - Million Dollar Decision (Season 29 - Episode 7)


The pressure of the game forces one castaway to contemplate throwing in the towel. Also, alliances start to crumble with the impending merge and one castaway commits the ultimate sin.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 166 votes.

Survivor - S29E2

#13 - Method to This Madness (Season 29 - Episode 2)

After losing their flint, one tribe attempts to barter with Jeff in a rare negotiation. Meanwhile, former MLB player John Rocker's controversial past threatens his future in the game.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 178 votes.

Survivor - S29E6

#14 - Make Some Magic Happen (Season 29 - Episode 6)


In a rare move, a very hungry Hunahpu tribe makes a desperate trade for rice. Meanwhile, one castaway on the Coyopa tribe concocts a plan to use a fake idol to try and insure their safety.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 152 votes.

Survivor - S29E5

#15 - Blood Is Blood (Season 29 - Episode 5)

After a surprising tribe swap, the game gets complicated when one castaway is stranded on a tribe with three pairs of loved ones. Meanwhile, the other tribe is forced to negotiate for their next meal as a result of mismanaged portion control.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 170 votes.


Last updated: may 26, 2023

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