Season 17, Episode 5 He's a Snake, but He's My Snake

First Aired: October 23, 2008

The tribes compete for a reward that includes pastries and coffee by chasing each other around a track while carrying a weighted replica of a snake. For immunity, the teams retrieve parts of a flagpole by going through various obstacles and must be the first ones to put the pieces together and erect their team flag. One person is voted out at tribal council.