Unofficial Guide to Survivor: South Pacific Episode 5 — “Taste the Victory”

Here’s everything you need to know about what happened in Survivor: South Pacific Episode 5: “Taste the Victory”. Feel free to add your notes, thoughts, and questions.

Aired October 12, 2011, covering night 11 through night 14

Reward / Immunity Challenge winner: Upolu

Redemption Island: Christine defeats Stacey, later joined by Elyse

Eliminated: Stacey

Player notes:

  • Stacey says Coach is in charge but is fake, and everything is not “hunka dory”; vows to reveal everything going on in the tribe
  • Ozzy notes that if he was Coach he would get rid of Albert because he is a stronger player, which Jim takes note of and realizes he needs to talk to Keith about it as they are two stronger players
  • Keith initially on board with voting out Elyse but not with blindsiding her or Ozzy
  • Coach uses Albert’s Hidden Immunity Idol clue to find the idol himself
  • Cochran continues to work hard around camp, gathering wood and learning to fish with Ozzy

Friends & Foes:

  • Christine and Stacey insist on calling Coach by his real name, Benjamin, while talking before the duel
  • Albert believed to be Coach’s right hand man by Christine & Stacey
  • Cochran notes that Elyse and Ozzy rest together often; notes that Ozzy only contributes occasionally and is actually lazy around camp
  • Albert shares his discovery of the 2nd clue to the Hidden Immunity Idol with Coach and Sophie; Coach finds it and shares his discovery with Albert and Sophie
  • Keith and Whitney seem to have an alliance, as they discuss merits of voting with Ozzy against Cochran, or with Jim against Elyse

Other notes:

  • Reward was bread, vegetables, and spices; winning tribe also allowed to take basket of roasted pig obtained during challenge back to camp to eat
  • All of Savaii came away from the challenge with various mouth injuries, inc. chipped teeth, cuts, and dislocated jaws
  • Tribal Council votes: Elyse – 3, Cochran – 2, Dawn – 2

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