Season 9 Episode 14

Spirits and the Final Four

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Dec 12, 2004 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • After the season aired, Chris married his fiance on February 13, 2005. Also, Jeff Probst began dating "Vauatu" contestant Julie Berry in 2005 until 2008.

    • Counting John K.'s individual win in episode 3, a record six contestants won individual immunity challenges in this season. Chris won 3, Ami, 2, and Twila, Eliza, Sarge, and John K. each won one. The previous record was five, shared by "Borneo", "Africa", "Marquesas", and "All-Stars".

    • With Scout's ouster, this is the first time that five consecutive females (Leann, Ami, Julie, Eliza, and Scout) have been eliminated during the course of a "Survivor" season.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • In an Entertainment Weekly interview, Host Jeff Probst rated this season as No. 6 out of the first nine seasons. He said that it was "a great example of how I can never predict how a season will be viewed," because although he liked the cast of characters, the public didn't – "we didn't have the huge characters, so there were no big events from Vanuatu.

    • Chris is the third contestant to win the final immunity challenge and then win the game (Brian from season 5 was the first).

    • Chris becomes the first male to win Survivor since Brian won season 5 (Survivor: Thailand) in 2002.

    • Chris won the first and second immunity. Eliza was voted out of the Final Four, followed by Scout.

    • Chris and Twila were left in the final two and Chris won in front of a live audience in Hollywood with a 5-2 vote.

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