10 Best Episodes of Survivor - Season 8

Survivor has been captivating audiences for over two decades with its thrilling combination of adventure, strategy, and human drama. Since its first episode aired in 2000, this reality show has taken viewers on a wild ride, as castaways battle it out in remote, isolated locations for the ultimate prize. With its unique format and intense challenges, Survivor has become a cultural phenomenon, and it's no wonder why it's still going strong after 48 seasons.

Each season of Survivor brings a new group of castaways, each with their own strengths, weaknesses, and strategies. From physical challenges that test their endurance to mental puzzles that push their problem-solving skills to the limit, the castaways must rely on their wits and alliances to outlast their competitors. With the added twist of tribal councils and hidden immunity idols, the game is always full of surprises.

Survivor has produced some of the most memorable moments in reality TV history, from shocking blindsides to heartwarming alliances. As the seasons continue, the show keeps finding new ways to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. So whether you're a longtime fan or a newcomer to the series, get ready for an unforgettable journey as we explore the best episodes that Survivor has to offer.

Written by Sophie and last updated on apr 04, 2024.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Survivor - S8E12

#15 - A Thoughtful Gesture or a Deceptive Plan? (Season 8 - Episode 12)

One castaway works to reconcile with a tribe mate; paranoia plagues another who witnesses a strategy session among fellow tribe members; the 11th person leaves.

The episode was rated 7.24 from 83 votes.

Survivor - S8E15

#14 - The Instigator (Season 8 - Episode 15)


Jenna's cheerful demeanour is starting to wear thin on her fellow castaways; one tribe member breaks up a strategy session between two others; another castaway is voted off the island.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 77 votes.

Survivor - S8E10

#13 - Mad Scramble and Broken Hearts (Season 8 - Episode 10)

A twist of events turns the reward challenge upside down; a team thinks about throwing the immunity challenge; rival tribe members raise eyebrows; the ninth castaway is voted off.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 82 votes.

Survivor - S8E16

#12 - The Sole Surviving All-Star (Season 8 - Episode 16)


Amber, Jenna, Rob and Rupert, the final four survivors, compete to make the final tribal council and win the $1 million prize.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 86 votes.

Survivor - S8E8

#11 - Pick a Tribemate (Season 8 - Episode 8)

Rob and Amber's romance heats up; the tribes must send one of their members to the opposing camp; a frustrated castaway separates from the group; the tribe votes off the eighth person.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 86 votes.

Survivor - S8E2

#10 - Panicked, Desperate, Thirsty as Hell (Season 8 - Episode 2)


The castaways are forced to endure abysmal living conditions and the tribe votes off the second castaway.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 96 votes.

Survivor - S8E7

#9 - Sorry... I Blew It (Season 8 - Episode 7)

The castaways get annoyed at complaints from one of their tribe mates; annoyed at his poor performance, a castaway decides to target another.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 97 votes.

Survivor - S8E14

#8 - A Chapera Surprise (Season 8 - Episode 14)


The castaways receive a surprise, with their loved ones taking part in a challenge; a tribe member tries to break up an alliance.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 80 votes.

Survivor - S8E4

#7 - Wipe Out! (Season 8 - Episode 4)

One person harbours guilty feelings, while another bursts into tears; two castaways cuddle in the face of tropical rains; the tribe votes off the fourth person.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 91 votes.

Survivor - S8E1

#6 - They're Back! (Season 8 - Episode 1)


The eighteen All-Stars, from previous Survivor seasons, arrive at Panama already divided into three tribes, Chapera, Mogo Mogo and Saboga.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 102 votes.

Survivor - S8E18

#5 - America's Tribal Council (Season 8 - Episode 18)

An announcement of which of the All-Stars won America's vote and who people wanted to win the $1 million.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 52 votes.

Survivor - S8E17

#4 - All-Stars Reunion (Season 8 - Episode 17)


The winner is revealed, and the 18 castaways reunite to discuss their experiences on the Pearl Islands in the Gulf of Panama; at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 53 votes.

Survivor - S8E3

#3 - Shark Attack (Season 8 - Episode 3)

A romance blossoms between castaways; a survivor gets a shock when their prey fights back; castaways butt heads; a third person gets voted off.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 89 votes.

Survivor - S8E13

#2 - Stupid People, Stupid, Stupid People (Season 8 - Episode 13)


Feeling extremely vulnerable, Shii Ann vows to win immunity; the Reward Challenge makes a castaway angry; the 12th person leaves.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 88 votes.

Survivor - S8E5

#1 - I've Been Bamboozled! (Season 8 - Episode 5)

The castaways confront the competition's first major twist, giving them a new challenge to deal with; the tribe votes off the fifth castaway.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 84 votes.

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