The U.S.S. QUITTER comes ashore. Probst jumps off of it and almost lands on his ass. Everyone's waiting for him on the beach, and he sits down next to Kathy and asks her what's going on. She says she can't feel her family. Probst says she's had a really tough time out here, what with the Exile Islands and all, but now she's on a good team that's doing well, so the worst should be behind her. And then Probst apparently gives up on talking her into staying and tells her to be sure this is what she wants. Kathy says she was doing this show for her husband and her sister who apparently wants to live vicariously through her and TMI, Kathy. We don't need your whole life story here. Especially since you're quitting. Get outta here! But way to call out your sister on your way out. Thanksgiving won't be awkward this year, I'm sure. "Pass the yams, BITCH WHO CALLED ME OUT ON NATIONAL TV!" And then Kathy will try to pass the yams but the plate will be too heavy for her and she'll quit halfway through. Kathy says she wants to stay to help her tribe, as if she's any kind of help to anyone there except to compare oneself to, to feel better. Like, some days I'm sure Natalie thinks, "I'm invisible and have to sit every other challenge out" and feels bad, but then she can just look at Kathy and remember she's not the biggest loser on the team. Now she won't be able to do that. Oh well. Kathy says she's making a decision for herself for the first time. "Whatever, let's go," Probst doesn't say. He lies that she gave it her best and she's off. The tribe isn't too sad to see her go, really. Now they don't have to go through the bother of voting her out and hurting her feelings. James says the decision is up to Kathy and you can't fault her for it. Well, I can. And I will. James helps her to the boat and tells us he hopes she has a good trip. Probst leaves Airai by saying they're down to six even though they've won all the immunity challenges. The sun sets, and Alexis says that it's sad that Kathy quit, but the sun came out and they've got their fire back. Funny how the sun came out immediately after Kathy left. Maybe she has a permanent rain cloud over her head. That would explain why only Airai's beach was getting all the rain. "Survivor continues for the rest of us," Alexis says. This is the most we've seen her speak all season!
I hope Tracy and Jason are doing okay on Exile Island, since we won't be seeing them there. Back at Malakal, Cirie is all business, telling Amanda they got to see some of the "real" Ozzy today when he made them all go out in the boat. "I'm starting to see that," Amanda agrees, "he's kind of arrogant. He's kind of bothering me." It's kind of music to Cirie's ears. She says it was worth the scary boat ride if Amanda turns against Ozzy. Ami sits down with the two, and Amanda continues, saying she's not sure if everyone actually thinks Ozzy's all that or if they're just pretending. Cirie says Erik certainly thinks Ozzy's all that. She wants to vote Erik off next, but she knows Ozzy won't go for it since he loves Erik for worshipping him. Amanda says they'll just have to make Ozzy think he's in control while they get the numbers to get rid of Erik. It's all a lot of talk until the final vote, though.