February 17, 2005 8:00 pm
They started as a big tribe of 20 people, on one boat heading towards shore. Jeff aproached them on another boat introducing them to Palau. Also saying that the first man and first woman to make it to the beach and grab the 2 immunity necklaces save themselves. Jolanda and Ian grabbed a hold of them first. They spent the first night on Ulong Island. Alliance started to form. Especially by Coby and Angie reminding each other how the are the opposites of the game with Angie being gothic and Coby being gay. The next day, they did a Pick 'Em for the tribes. Jolanda and Ian were captains for claiming immunity. Jolanda's team, Ulong, was made up of her, Angie, Ashlee, Bobby Jon, Ibrehem, James, Jeff, Kimberly, and Stephanie. Ian's team, Koror, was made up of him, Caryn, Coby, Gregg, Janu, Jennifer, Katie, Tom, and Willard. Wanda and Jonathan were not picked, and were sent home. Ulong was always in blue and Koror was always in brown. Koror won immunity and fire (flint), but on the way to thei
February 24, 2005 8:00 pm
The Koror tribe is overrun with unwelcome little rats. After the reward challenge, they attempt to recover their lost flint. The entire tribe is thrilled when they are successful in creating fire. The castaways of Ulong share a meal of giant clam, but Ashlee kept to herself and refused to eat. Later after losing the Immunity Challenge, Ashlee becomes the second castaway to be voted off.
March 3, 2005 8:00 pm
At Koror, a war of words erupts between Caryn and Katie as Caryn labels Katie as being bossy. Meanwhile, Ian and Tom take it upon themselves to confront snakes and sharks on the island. Ulong relaxes after winning the Reward Challenge, which annoys Bobby John as he's frustrated with the lack of a work ethic. Although, the tribe make themselves new clothes from thier newly awarded sewing box. Just as the Immunity Challenge is set to begin, Ulong faces a setback when Jeff suffers an injury. Ultimately, they lose the challenge which results in Jeff telling the tribe he should be voted out. In the end, Jeff becomes the 5th castaway out of Palau.
March 10, 2005 8:00 pm
Ulong arrived back to their camp, some still thinking about Jeff's departure. Ulong was really starting to get frustrated about losing all the time. When both tribes collected tree mail, they were told they would have to pick a member of their tribe as a representative. Coby volunteered, but it wasn't enough, as Koror voted Ian to represent them. Over at Ulong, they couldn't choose one so they decided to wait to find out what it was for. Jeff then arrived in a Home Depot boat and said Ian would get to select only a few tools to build a bathroom. The winning tribe for the best bathroom would have a construction crew come buy and build a shelter. Ian picked his tools and went to work. Meanwhile at Ulong, who still hadn't picked a representative yet, Jeffs tells them to hurry and choose. After quickly thinking, they decided to pick James. Jeff told them the challenge and reward and they went to work. Then Jeff arrived back with a production designer. After observing both tribes bathrooms,
March 16, 2005 8:00 pm
Ulong return from Tribal Council and attempt to seek shelter from a huge rainstorm in a cave. The only problem is that they get lost, so they decide to return to camp and suffer through the pouring rain. Over at Koror, Gregg and Jennifer get comfortable while the other tribemates take notice of this possible two-person alliance. Meanwhile, the rest of the tribe get annoyed at Willard for not helping with fire duty. At the Reward Challenge, Jeff tells both tribes they will both be going to Tribal Council and each tribe will vote out one person. The tribes also learn that the winning tribe will be able to enjoy a feast at Tribal Council while the losing tribe is forced to sit and watch. After Ibrehem loses for Ulong, the tribe feels he should go. At their first Tribal Council, Koror votes out Willard and then enjoy their feast while Ulong and Jeff talk. Jeff then announces that Koror will vote to decide one member of Ulong to have immunity. After Ibrehem is awarded Immunity, Koror leaves
March 23, 2005 8:00 pm
After returning from Tribal Council, James accuses Ibrehem of losing the challenge for the team. But spirits are high when Ulong wins the reward challenge, a safe swim among a school of jellyfish with all the Pringles they can eat. While at Koror, Janu faces an emotional and physical breakdown after a rough stormy night. Alliances on Ulong come into question when they lose the Imunity Challenge once again and are forced to vote someone out of the tribe.
March 31, 2005 8:00 pm
At Koror, Ian brings a large clam to the tribe, while Tom brings in a shark. Tom becomes suspicious of a potential alliance between Gregg and Jenn who are getting very friendly. Meanwhile, Ulong is down to a tribe of three. Bobby Jon scores food with a fish for the tribe. But at the Immunity Challenge, Stephenie must take over giving directions after Bobby Jon struggles.
April 7, 2005 8:00 pm
April 14, 2005 8:00 pm
Stephenie returns to the Ulong camp alone, stating how she's excited but scared all at the same time. She has to try to catch fish, get coconuts and keep the fire going all on her own. But on Koror, various tribemates begin to get on each other's nerves, especially Coby who tries to control his temper over his tribe. Then, Stephenie gets tree mail allowing her to live with the members of Koror on their beach. When she arrives, she officially merges with the tribemates of Koror. The tribe then get Palauian visitors to help teach the tribe to catch fish. Before the first Individual Immunity Challenge of the season, Coby takes Stephenie aside and reveals all the alliances and details of the tribe to her. Afterward, Stephenie talks to the girls about Coby's words. Right after the challenge, the tribe heads over to Tribal Council and vote out Coby of the newly merged tribe.
April 21, 2005 8:00 pm
Janu has issues with Katie after she hears her talking behind her back, leaving everyone feeling uncomfortable and leaving her feeling alienated. Despite this, Janu is able to help in her team's victory at the Reward Challenge. Tom, Caryn, Gregg, and Janu win the first reward challenge of the new merge, but afterwards Janu can't seem to stomach the reward feast. Then, after being the first to lose the Immunity Challenge, Janu is forced to live on a beach on her own for one night. Despite feeling alienated by her tribe throughout the game, she comes back to Koror the next morning feeling happier. At Tribal Council, Stephenie knows she is next to go and makes a heartfelt and tearful plea not to be voted off. After thinking it over, Janu decides to leave the game, stating that it's better for her and in doing so, saves Stephenie from the vote. Janu becomes the 11th contestant to leave Palau.
April 28, 2005 8:00 pm
Thankful to still be in the game, Stephenie addresses the members of Koror. The next day she tries to turn the tables on Tom and Ian by starting up an alliance of all women to take out Tom. Everyone realizes how strong Tom is, including Tom himself, and speculate how much longer he should stay around. For reward, the survivors participate in the Survivor Auction which include various meals and even letters from home which bring emotion to everyone. After the challenge, Caryn is told about the possiblity of this new alliance. Right away, she tells Tom about it, which leaves Caryn wondering if it now puts her in danger. At the Immunity Challenge, Ian is able to successfully win leaving everyone else vulernable to a vote. At Tribal Council, the all-female alliance fails to appear as all the remaining members of the Koror tribe vote Stephenie out.
May 5, 2005 8:00 pm
After winning the Reward Challenge, Gregg chose Katie and Jennifer to join him on the reward, a night spent on a yacht with a hot shower, a feast and a massage. To their surprise, the three are overwhelmed by a visit from their loved ones. Afterwards, they are treated to a swim with dolphins. While they're away, Ian, Caryn and Tom come up with a plan. Try to force a tie and have Caryn pretend to know and feel she is being voted out. But afterwards, Ian took Katie aside and revealed the plan to her. In the end though, Katie did not force the tie, voting Gregg out leaving Jenn very vulnerable.
May 12, 2005 8:00 pm
May 15, 2005 8:00 pm
Tom, Ian, Katie and Jenn are the final four. To celebrate, they are given a big breakfast as Tree Mail. After Tom wins a very physically demanding Immunity Challenge, the tribe gather together and tell Jenn she is being voted out. But before Tribal Council, Jenn tells Tom if Ian had won he was out, which completely shocks Tom, making him think Jenn shouldn't be the one to leave. After two rounds of voting Jenn and Ian are tied and go on to a fire-starter tie-breaker. Ian wins the tie-breaker and Jenn leaves the final four. After getting back to camp, Tom and Katie argue with Ian over the truth about his voting intentions. After getting Tree Mail, the Final Three acknowledge all those previously voted off castaways and then head over to their final Immunity Challenge. After standing on a bouy for 11 hours and 55 minutes, Ian tells Tom he will give up immunity only if he takes Katie to the final two in exchange for their friendship back. Tom agrees and forgives Ian. The next morning, Tom
May 15, 2005 8:00 pm
With Jeff Probst as host, he and the 20 ""Survivor: Palau"" contestants talk about friendship, alliances, Survivor firsts, relationship updates and more.