Jeff Pitman's Survivor: Philippines recaps

Episode 14

Ep.14: "Million Dollar Question"

Published: December 18, 2012


Here we go, not just episodic awards, but overall season-long ones. Who will take them home? Anyone shown here?

Episode 13

Ep.13: "Gouge My Eyes Out"

Published: December 14, 2012


With the finale mere days away, Malcolm's unused idol at least gets some more recognition. At least there's that.

Episode 12

Ep.12: "Shot Into Smithereens"

Published: December 7, 2012


Will there be Justice for Malcolm? For Denise? For Abi? Nope, just for Lisa, obviously.

Episode 11

Ep.11: "Hell Hath Frozen Over"

Published: November 30, 2012


Lisa, after wrestling with the ethics of it for the entire season, finally takes home a Trolly. We knew she could.

Episode 10

Ep.10: "Whiners are Weiners"

Published: October 23, 2012


It's Abi's turn to sit the bamboo throne. Of course. But there are also awards for Lisa and Pete and Carter.

Episode 9

Ep.9: "Little Miss Perfect"

Published: November 16, 2012


Penner and Lisa, in some order. Also Artis. All pictured here! We should have just stopped with this picture, probably.

Episode 8

Ep.8: "Dead Man Walking"

Published: November 9, 2012


Yeah, you saw it coming: The Secret ex-MLBer wins an award. But also three tribes and Lisa, so that's something.

Episode 7

Ep.7: "Not The Only Actor on This Island"

Published: November 2, 2012


Oh hey, a celebrity is on this season, and they have a secret. How original. Awards for Jeff Kent! and Penner? Sure, why not.

Episode 6

Ep.6: "Down and Dirty"

Published: October 26, 2012


Did Probst finally win one of our four awards? Yes. Yes, he did. You'll never guess which one. (Well... you probably will.)

Episode 5

Ep.5: "Got My Swag Back"

Published: October 19, 2012


Everything came up Malcolm in this episode, and as you might expect, there's an award for that.

Episode 4

Ep.4: "Create a Little Chaos"

Published: October 12, 2012


Finally some recognition for hidden idols! Not to mention the great immunity challenge, "Swing Break." And more.

Episode 3

Ep.3: "This Isn't a We Game"

Published: October 5, 2012


Matsing finally wins something! Unfortunately, it's just an award from us. So do celebrities, Denise, and various Kalabaws.

Episode 2

Ep.2: "Don't Be Blinded by the Headlights"

Published: September 28, 2012


For this week's awards, we recognize Cookies (!), Carter, RC (the contestant, not the challenge, since there was no separate one), and Denise.

Episode 1

Ep.1: "Survivor Smacked Me in the Chops"

Published: September 21, 2012


This week, awards find their way to celebrities (hurrah?), insects, Dawson, and Angie. You'll never guess in which order.

Pre-season cast analysis

Pre-season: Cast analysis

Published: September 13, 2012


In a pre-season sneak peek, Jeff grades the new (and returning) Survivor: Philippines cast on their ability to win the game, placing them in tiers of decreasing likelihood: Likely, Possible, Unlikely, and Impossible.


Other TDT recaps:

Jeff Pitman has been writing Survivor recaps for far too long. Here are some you probably will regret reading...


Survivor: Winners at War | Island of the Idols | Edge of Extinction | David vs. Goliath | NZ: Thailand | Ghost Island | Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers | Game Changers | Millennials vs. Gen X | Kaoh Rong | Cambodia | Worlds Apart | San Juan del Sur | Cagayan | Blood vs. Water | Caramoan | Philippines | One World | South Pacific | Redemption Island | Nicaragua | Samoa | Gabon | China | Fiji | Cook Islands | Palau | Vanuatu | The Amazon | Thailand | Marquesas | Africa


See also: The full True Dork Times index of past seasons.