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The teams are merged, and two former players come back to the game in time for a series of painful challenges, where the last one standing wins a trailer and immunity.

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  • Accidental Misnaming: After doing her first challenge, Lindsay calls Chris "Chip".
  • Back for the Dead: Eva is one of the campers who comes back in this episode, only to be immediately eliminated.
  • Bears Are Bad News: The one Leshawna competes against in the final challenge.
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  • Bee Afraid: Bridgette has to have an awful lot of bees on her, she completes it successfully.
  • Big "NO!": Owen pulls one after Chris says that they ran out of marshmallows (presumably from Lindsay's first challenge).
  • Breaking the Fellowship: The guys, who all part ways after the elimination after bonding for a week. Subverted later with the formation of the guys alliance.
  • The Bus Came Back: Izzy and Eva make their return to the game, though Eva's eliminated at the end of the episode.
  • Continuity Nod: Gwen is still unhappy with Trent after the events of "Phobia Factor".
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: Gwen's torture that got her out of the challenge was New Age music.
  • Curse Cut Short: Heather, after Lindsay swats a fly on her face.
    (After being hit by Lindsay's magazine)
    Heather: Lindsay, you are a total- (boys' yacht sounds its horn)
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  • Disproportionate Retribution: Eva wants to make Bridgette suffer any way she can.... for voting her off. Even though Geoff, DJ, and Duncan presumably all voted the same way, and after Eva flipped out at her entire team over losing her MP3 player. What makes it worse is she votes for Heather at the end, showing she HAD seen the footage showing Heather set her up, and thus had no reason to seek vengeance.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Izzy is eliminated for choosing HERSELF as a participant, showing that he did have standards at this point in the series. Not that Izzy minds, at all.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: The girls make no attempt to hide their envy of the boys' managing to head to the 5-star resort after the last episode.
  • Groin Attack: Duncan gets a snapping turtle to the groin, but still manages to complete that challenge.
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  • I Lied: Chris says this after Gwen complains about nobody coming back to the island.
  • Infernal Background: Eva gets one on her return to the island.
  • Instant Leech: Just Fall in Water!: Bridgette is forced to jump into a water barrel full of leeches, but Geoff takes her place (and unsuccessfully lasts for the required ten seconds).
  • Ironic Elimination: Eva is eliminated for the exact same reason (her frightening temper) she was last time.
  • Irrational Hatred: Eva has this for Bridgette.
  • Mass "Oh, Crap!": The reaction of the campers after Eva is revealed to come back, and to a lesser extent towards Izzy as well.
  • No-Sell: Lindsay's torture was "depilation with hot marshmallows". She actually enjoyed it and kept talking about how smooth her upper lip was.
  • Nobody Touches the Hair: Lindsay only bailed when Chef was about to give her a haircut with a chainsaw.
  • Not Me This Time: Duncan reveals that he voted for Heather, thinking that she was responsible for Courtney's elimination. He finds out sometime later that it was actually Harold.
  • Piranha Problem: The final challenge has piranhas as the hazard if Leshawna or Molotov the Bear fall into the lake.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Eva against her former Bass Teammates, starting with Bridgette.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: Izzy, who's VERY excited to be electrocuted by a pair of eels. She's also ECSTATIC when it comes to punishing HERSELF with a "poison ivy spa treatment", just because.
  • The Un-Reveal: As the Boat of Losers is driving away, Eva tries to tell everyone that Izzy was never in the woods, only for Izzy to interrupt, leaving what Eva would have said a complete mystery.
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