Season 17

Episode Guide

Duel Unto Others

S17 E2
Apr 15, 2009
Aneesa and Shauvon face off in a physical elimination duel, competitors play the curling challenge Freezing as Puck, and Paula makes a decision that could threaten her future in the game.

Duel What You Gotta Duel

S17 E3
Apr 22, 2009
The players' balance and stamina are tested, Evan faces a tough decision with his elimination vote, and a puzzle duel proves daunting for one competitor.


S17 E4
Apr 29, 2009
Jenn and Rachel realize their relationship has changed since The Island, mixed pairs compete in a relay race challenge, and two close elimination duels change the balance in the competition.

Duelers on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

S17 E5
May 6, 2009
Dunbar and Paula discuss strategy as the least-protected people in the house, teams compete in a grip strength challenge, and the competition brings out deeper issues between Brad and Tori.

Dueling for Dunbar

S17 E6
May 13, 2009
Paula gets territorial after Dunbar spends quality time with Kim, a climbing challenge separates some teams by a wide margin, and a high-contact elimination keeps strong players in the game.

Deja Duel

S17 E7
May 20, 2009
Dunbar worries about his mental strength with Kim out of the game, individuals face an explosive endurance challenge, and an elimination splits up an important alliance.

If These Duels Could Talk

S17 E8
May 27, 2009
Aneesa feels disrespected by Rachel's public affection for Jenn, a hanging challenge puts a familiar face in control, and a player finds himself in an elimination duel once again.

Til Death Duel Us Part

S17 E9
Jun 3, 2009
An argument between Brad and Tori puts their game at risk, fear of heights gets into the players' heads during a spelling bee challenge, and a fierce rivalry heats up before the final duel.

Duel or Die

S17 E10
Jun 10, 2009
One last duel determines the final six competitors, and the remaining players compete in a race made up of all five elimination duels with a top prize of $100,000.