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Survivor Season V -Thailand (2002) (2002)

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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (230 customer reviews)

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  • Format: NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 5
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: CBS Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: October 25, 2011
  • Run Time: 874 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (230 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005FRAD50
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #22,220 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Survivor: Thailand; the fifth season of the celebrated series; finds the Sook Jai tribe battling the Chuay Gahn in the rugged beauty of the mountainous island of Koh Tarutao; Thailand. Home to everything from wild buffalo to king cobra; the only thing more treacherous than the island is the cast; itself; in a season rife with double crosses and false alliances.

Thailand marks the first time contestants get to choose their tribes. The eldest survivors; Jake Billingsley and Jan Gentry; are both allowed to pick alliances making for an outrageously unpredictable game. Tension builds as members of the Sook Jai refuse to contribute to the shelter; which culminates in a tribe member trying to align herself with the Chuay Gahn only to have her own tribe turn against her. Watch as a mutiny backfires; and a merger is not what it seems. Twists abound in the thrilling fifth season. Discover who will be the sole survivor in this special-edition DVD set with revealing special features.

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61 of 74 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The most underrated season June 15, 2006
By BigAnt
I normally don't care for reviews written before a product is actually released, since they generally aren't very helpful. But how this season has not yet been released is beyond me. It may not have been very popular at the time, but if you go to just about any Survivor message board, it's clear that the fans are dying to see Survivor: Africa released on DVD as soon as possible.

I'm glad to have Palau and Vanuatu coming out later this year; I'll happily purchase any seasons they release no matter what the order. But while these seasons are good (Vanuatu is my least favorite season ever but it's still entertaining), they aren't Africa or Marquesas, two of the better seasons in my view.

I, like I'm sure most fans, feel that they should release the series in order, but if that can't happen, at least throw fans a bone here and give us the ones that we didn't just watch a year ago. Let us have the seasons we haven't seen in a long time. The sooner Africa, Marquesas, Thailand, and Amazon are released the better.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Survivor Africa September 22, 2005
This was one of my most favorite seasons. I am really surprised that it has not been released. I just read that Big Brother 3 was released and Survivor has much better ratings. I thought the condiditons were very hard for Survivor Africa. I don't know that I could have done it. I also just loved the characters. It is too bad that Teresa and Frank did not end up on the other team to begin with. Loved this season. This is the season where the "Survivor Twists" really started to happen. I hope they release all seasons soon.
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38 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars PLEASE OH PLEASE!!! December 29, 2006
By J. Getz
I just completely don't understand why the people at CBS won't release seasons 3-6 of Survivor! I am a new fan of the show who just started watching during the All-Stars season. I've purchased Borneo, Austrailian Outback, and Pearl Islands and loved them all. I'm DYING to see seasons 3-6! PLEASE BRING THEM TO DVD BEFORE RELEASING THE NEWER SEASONS!!!
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Where is Africa? Bring Us Africa! January 26, 2006
By livvie
The place of civilization, a culture very unique of our own...Survivor Africa, taken place in Kenya. This was the Season where I learned to love Survivor and became addicted.

This was one of the HARDEST Survivors ever. Why? Yes, they had food, rations, (that stopped Survivor four), but they had no Water. Both Samburu and Boran had muddy watering holes where Elephants frequented frequently (lol). It had (to date) harder challenges, lions and other animals came dangerously close... It was real and exciting.

The first "twist" came here (the switching of the tribes). The Survivor that we all know and love, betray your teammates so you can get further, but basic morals still shine through. We still had the loyal inner sanctum (The Boran Boys of Ethan Lex and Tom). We had the first major boo-boo mistake by Jeff Probst, later rectifed.

So with the amazingness of this season, WHY on earth are we still waiting for? I am tired of Paramout releasing the later seasons of Survivor, ones that is still fresh in our minds. Survivor is more something that Survivor fans purchase than other people, so I speak for a lot of fans when I wish they would now go in order. Several shows have a season come out every 4 months. I wish Africa and Marqueases (not so eager for Thialand) would be realeased, rather than Palu (which is rumoured), and probably Guatemala after.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Please come out soon!!!!!!!!!! October 8, 2005
A Kid's Review
Survivor Africa was one of the best seasons of all time. It was arguably one of the most toughest ones. The climate thier was really hot and they were all inland so there was no body of water anywhere near them execpt for drinking water that was given to them before the show. The show is brilliant!!!!! It keeps you in suspense the whole time. The whole thirty-nine days takes you on a roller-coaster ride. And in the end a true, deserving winner wins. I really hope this season comes out soon!!!!!!! I have been waiting for this season to come out on dvd some time now. You will really regret it if you don't buy it. The show is fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars a great season of survivor viewing May 16, 2006
Two players stand out in this season of Survivor - Boston Rob and Kathy. No wonder they both went on to play in the all stars season. Marquessas was a wild and turbulent ride - its the first season when we see a final three that are not from an original alliance or friendship. Its the season where the people playing survivor got smart... It is also the season when there is the first kiss! Yes Boston Rob kissed Sarah but the film crews missed it, it would be another 5 seasons before they could get a kiss scene on survivor - and it was again Boston Rob! This season is a must see, I can recommend it to all.
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25 of 31 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Still Waiting... February 3, 2007
We have all the "Survivor" DVD sets and have enjoyed rewatching the heroes and villains but when is "Africa" -- one of the best seasons -- going to be realeased on DVD? Come on Burnett, work it out.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Africa! Come out! Come out! Wherever you are!!! September 2, 2006
A Kid's Review
Okay, I am so obsessed with Survivor you won't even believe it! I have all the dvd's and I started watching Survivor Pearl Island was airing in 2003. Since then I have waited and waited for either Survivor Africa, Survivor Marquesas, Survivor Thailand, or Survivor Amazon to come out. And I just don't get it! Even though Survivor Palau and Survivor Vanuatu (which will be release on December 5, 2006) were popular, why do they have to release the new seasons of Survivor and not the old! There are a lot of people who forgot all about the old and remember all of the new! I want to see Ethan, Lex, Big Tom, and all the other contestants that made this show a phenomenon! I hope so much that Survivor Guatemala or Survivor Exile Island won't be released till After the seasons 3-6 are finally released. Whoever is releasing these DVD's, look at the fans and maybe have a vote on which should be the next Survivor season on DVD. To all the other people that want Survivor Africa, Survivor Marquesas, Survivor Thailand, or Survivor Amazon released out on DVD really badly like me, I feel your pain and sorrow and hope it all gets better. So please release the old seasons of Survivor and not the new seasons of Survivor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars What can you say about Survivor without including Boston Rob ...
What can you say about Survivor without including Boston Rob. This is his first foray into Survivor, but you can still see his mind working overtime to win it.
Published 13 days ago by Thorvald J. Ripley
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 22 days ago by JB88
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 26 days ago by J. Manock
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
It wasn't the complete season it was highlights. I can not find the complete season anywhere
Published 28 days ago by Janice Keefe
5.0 out of 5 stars Caring for the Characters makes this Season a Winner
I recently became a collector of Survivor Seasons, starting with my favorites, all the All Star Seasons, then branching out to include seasons that had the most compelling... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kim A Miller
5.0 out of 5 stars Great!
I loved it. Great show! Great season!
Published 1 month ago by Jerod M Brey
1.0 out of 5 stars Boooo
Survivor 5 sucked. This is coming from a fan of the show who owns about 15 seasons, applied for the show twice, and owns a buff. Read more
Published 1 month ago by LaCucarachaBob
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
They are all good
Published 1 month ago by Geoffrey Gorr
5.0 out of 5 stars I love these tv series and your buying
thank you Amazon, I love these tv series and your buying, posting was fantastic. Very pleased
Published 1 month ago by cheryl geissmann
5.0 out of 5 stars All hail the might Brian Heidik
If you want to see one of the best players in survivor history play the game, this season is a must watch. This seasons also has some great characters.
Published 2 months ago by Mark Klamik
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When will cbs release the remaining seasons of Survivor on dvd?
My guess is that they're going to stick to two a year, with the special exception for Heroes vs. Villains, which was released earlier this year to promote Rob and Russell being on season 22. So we can expect to get Guatemala and Exile Island in 2012, Cook Islands and Fiji in 2013, etc. But again,... Read More
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