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The campers head to nearby Boney Island. Cody tries to cosy up to Gwen, Geoff gives Bridgette a rather bizarre gift and Beth takes a Tiki statue from the island after missing the warning not to take anything off the island.

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  • Ascended to Carnivorism: The Woolly Beavers on Boney Island, after being isolated for thousands of years, have evolved to become meat-eaters.
  • Blatant Lies: What Izzy was doing for the episode. Aside from the RCMP part.
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  • Bring My Brown Pants: Owen asks if anybody has any clean pants, after being chased by the Woolly Beavers, and later, the giant geese.
  • Brutal Honesty: DJ outright tells Geoff that he's completely failing at trying to score a date with Bridgette.
  • Cursed Item: Chris says that a lot of the things on Boney Island is cursed. Beth takes a tiki doll from the island, beginning the arc of the Screaming Gophers losing streak.
  • Epic Fail: When explaining why he's afraid of water, DJ says that he got his swimming shorts stuck up his rear after diving off a very high board, and he had to spend time in hospital to remove it.
  • Groin Attack: Gwen did this to Cody twice. First time for being a annoying, Second for asking for her bra.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Why Cody ends up helping Gwen with Trent.
  • Love Triangle: A five way variant: Gwen, Lindsay and Beth all like Trent while Trent and Cody only have eyes for Gwen.
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  • Minor Injury Overreaction: Geoff trips and apparently hurts his leg so badly he can't move. A zoom-in shows that he has the TINIEST SPLINTER EVER in his thigh.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • Beth accidentally curses her team after taking the Tiki off Boney Island, starting her three challenge losing streak, mainly because she didn't know about Chris' warning after he explained the rules of the challenge while she was in the bathroom.
    • Izzy telling the Bass to use a human motor.
  • Non-Gameplay Elimination: Izzy was chased off by Law Enforcement.
  • Off-Model: During the elimination ceremony, Lindsay's clothes change from what she wore for this episode, to what she wears normally, and then back to this episode's clothes.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: Trent threatens to beat up Cody if he was lying. Then again, he might just be touchy about people messing with Gwen after the crap Heather's put her through, and he calms down immediately when Cody points out that he has no reason to lie.
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  • Plot Hole: Part of the Side Bet that Owen and Cody had, involved Owen washing dishes for Cody, if he got Gwen's bra. We never see or hear anything about this after this episode.
  • Quicksand Sucks: Chris sets up some before the challenge. Trent happened to be the one to get stuck in it, with Lindsay getting caught jumping in to save him.
  • Shipper on Deck: DJ to Geoff and Bridgette. Also, to a lesser extent, Cody to Gwen and Trent.
  • Ship Sinking: Cody agrees to leave Gwen alone for the time being as long as Trent makes her happy.
  • Ship Tease: Trent and Gwen gets cranked Up to Eleven.
  • Side Bet: Owen and Cody have one, with Owen promising to wash Cody's dishes if he manages to get a pair pf Gwen's bra.
  • Super Strength: DJ manages to push all of his teams canoes, with his team on top, at high speeds, to win the challenge.
  • The Un-Reveal: It's never revealed who the last marshmallow would have gone to before the RCMP shows up.
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