Season 1

Borneo

Season #1: Borneo

Premiered 2000 | Pulau Tiga, Sabah, Malaysia

16 Americans are beginning an adventure of a lifetime that will forever change their lives. They have volunteered to be marooned for 39 days on mysterious Borneo, a beautiful but dangerous jungle in the middle of the South China Sea. This is their story. This is Survivor. For the next 39 days, they'll be marooned, left to fend for themselves with no creature comforts. They must learn to adapt, or they're voted off. In the end, only one will remain and leave the island with one million dollars in cash as their reward. 39 days, 16 people, 1 Survivor!

Contestants

Episodes

Number
Date Aired
Title
Description
1
5/31/2000
"The Marooning"
Sixteen Americans are marooned on a remote island in the South China Sea, as the reality/adventure series.
2
6/7/2000
"The Generation Gap"
The generation gap results in conflict among the castaways.
3
6/14/2000
"Quest for Food"
The castaways are battling their hunger pangs.
4
6/21/2000
"Too Little, Too Late?"
A huge storm pummels the castaways.
5
6/28/2000
"Pulling Your Own Weight"
Food sources run out and conflict arises between those who hunt versus those who take it easy.
6
7/5/2000
"Udder Revenge"
A tribe divides when sexist remarks from one individual force the rest of the team to take sides.
7
7/12/2000
"The Merger"
The two teams dissolve into one tribe and it's now every man and woman for himself.
8
7/19/2000
"Thy Name is Duplicity"
Suspicions of conspiracy mount in the newly formed tribe of Rattana (which consists of the remaining members of Tagi and Pagong.
9
7/26/2000
"Old and New Bonds"
The alliance may be on shaky ground.
10
8/2/2000
"Crack in the Alliance"
It's not certain the alliance can hold together through another Tribal Council.
11
8/9/2000
"Long Hard Days"
A betrayer revealed.
12
8/16/2000
"Death of an Alliance"
Everyone is on your side, everyone is against you.
13
8/23/2000
"The Final Four"
Only one castaway can win the ultimate prize.
14
8/23/2000
"Reunion"
The 16 castaways reunite for the first time since their island adventure in the South China Sea when they appear together.

Results

Richard Hatch

Winner

Kelly Wiglesworth

Runner-up

Rudy Boesch

3rd

Sue Hawk

4th

Sean Kenniff

5th

Colleen Haskell

6th

Gervase Peterson

7th

Jenna Lewis

8th

Greg Buis

9th

Gretchen Cordy

10th

Joel Klug

11th

Dirk Been

12th

Ramona Gray

13th

Stacey Stillman

14th

B.B. Andersen

15th

Sonja Christopher

16th