05:41 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 11/21/2013 11:05AM
Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach. Erik Reichenbach is a Survivor fan-turned-favorite, a comic book author and artist. He placed fifth on both Survivor: Micronesia and Survivor: Caramoan. Follow him on Twitter @BloodyAmer1can
"You can't let these emotional things distract you too much out of the game. You have to keep your focus." – Laura Morett, Survivor: Samoa
So Ciera blindsided her mom. Wow.
Originally posted 11/13/2013 11:45AM
Rupert Boneham is one of Survivor's most iconic characters. When he returned for Survivor: Blood vs. Water, he competed with his wife, Laura.
But it fell apart two minutes into the game. Laura, 44, was immediately voted out of her tribe. Rupert chose to take her place on Redemption Island. After losing the first challenge, he finished the game in last place.
Laura managed to last longer than anyone expected, until she was blindsided by her tribe, sent to Redemption Island on Day 18, and left for good the next day. She talks to PEOPLE about her game – and emerging from her husband's shadow.
Originally posted 10/31/2013 01:30PM
Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach. Erik Reichenbach is a Survivor fan-turned-favorite, a comic book author and artist. He placed fifth on both Survivor: Micronesia and Survivor: Caramoan. Follow him on Twitter @BloodyAmer1can.
"The one time I thought I was safe? The day I went home."
– Rupert Boneham, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains
Something's rotten on Survivor.
You got a whiff of it when Aras went off by himself to meditate, leaving the rest of the tribe behind to gossip and plot. You could sniff it when Vytas smirked in self-satisfaction at Tribal Council.
Originally posted 05/14/2004 08:30AM
Rupert Boneham, the teddy bear from Indianapolis who was the viewer favorite during the last two Survivor games, won a $1 million consolation prize, as voted by 38 million viewers and announced during a special edition of the CBS show on Thursday night.
Originally posted 05/13/2004 12:00PM
ROB & AMBERAt last there were no more backs to stab, no more stale rice to choke down, no more fat naked guys to avoid spooning with at night. There was only a long bus ride to the airport in Panama after the last tribal council for Rob and Amber, the two finalists from Survivor: All-Stars. "They were asleep and they were wasted away; I mean there was nothing left of them," says host Jeff Probst, who rode with them. "But they were in each other's arms and they just looked so content. I was watching them thinking, 'This is a couple in love.' "
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