Outwit. Outplay. Outlast.

Soon after forty seasons and twenty a long time, Survivor has managed to do all 3 of all those when it comes to dominating actuality Television set, getting a single of the genre’s most legendary and effective sequence of all-time.

The CBS actuality hit premiered on Could 31, 2000, with a basic concept: what if Castaway and Lord of the Flies had a infant that turned a actuality competitiveness sequence?

The initial season, set in Borneo, turned a single of TV’s largest pop lifestyle phenomenons, many thanks in big component to the big personalities, the politicking and a single of the most polarizing winners and actuality Television set stars in Richard Hatch.

Since 2000, Survivor has managed to remain at the prime of its video game, with Jeff Probst heading from host to showrunner, delivering new twists, turns and themes every single season to maintain its focused followers hooked. And in its most the latest fortieth season, Survivor delivered its most epic season nonetheless, pitting twenty returning winners in opposition to every single other. 

But how several moments from Winners at War managed to make our record of the series’ most memorable moments in excess of the past twenty a long time?

Here’s our rating of the forty most legendary Survivor moments of all-time, from the largest blindsides to the most shocking tribal councils to the headline-making controversies…

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Caleb Reynolds, Survivor: Wiki

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Chris Noble, Survivor

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Survivor: Ghost Island

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Chris Underwood, Survivor - Season 38

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Sandra Diaz-Twine

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Survivor, Ethan Zohn

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Survivor, Season 37

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Survivor: Winners at War

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Survivor, Sarah Lacina

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Richard Hatch, Survivor - Season 1

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Dan Spilo, Survivor

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Survivor, Iconic Moments

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Survivor, Iconic Moments

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Jeff Probst, Jeff Varner, Survivor

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Michael Skupin, Survivor: The Australian Outback

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Sue Hawk, Survivor

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