Over the course of the last 16 years, viewers have witnessed plenty of controversies, mishaps, and just plain bizarre behind-the-scenes shenanigans.
We survivor know what's happened in front of the camera. But here's something you may not know: It's hard to overstate the cultural impact of Survivor 's first season, as the show nude an immediate nationwide sensation.
A large part of that was due to the popularity shots year-old military man Rudy Boesch, who shocked everyone by almost making it to the end. But after the season it was alleged that producer Mark Burnett had rigged the competition by intervening sexpichere persuade contestants to vote off Stacey Stillman instead of Boesch.
Stillman sued; while Burnett denied the allegations, other contestants corroborated her charges, and the lawsuit shots eventually settled out japanese girls chloro court. In the third season finale, the contestants squared off nude a key immunity challenge.
The untold truth of Survivor
With a chance at a million dollars on the line, Kim Johnson and Lex van den Berghe had to guess which of their former tribemates never had a body piercing. Kim's answer was deemed correct, giving her immunity and leading to the ousting of fellow contestant Tom Buchanan. One problem: Lex's answer was also correct!
Maybe the most bizarre story to come out of Survivor in the past 16 years is the fact that during the show's 12th season Survivor: Panamatwo contestants randomly found a brick of cocaine that washed up on the beach overnight.
Yes, it sounds like the beginning of an Elmore Leonard novel, but it's true: