Stranded with a Million Dollars

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (161)

Stranded with a Million Dollars is an adventure-reality TV show produced by MTV that originally premiered in 2017. The show features ten contestants who are stranded for forty days on an island in Fiji with just a few basic necessities like fishing gear, hatchet and a satellite phone. However, each one of them has the opportunity to earn a portion of the $1 million prize money if they manage to survive for the entire duration of the show.

The concept of the show is simple: the ten contestants are divided into two teams, The Gold and The Tigers, and each team has access to a cash prize of $500,000. The teams are allowed to choose between a variety of survival items that would help them survive on the island, such as food or shelter. Moreover, they must use these items prudently and sustainably in order to score points daily. The aim of the game is to survive for as long as possible while accomplishing specific goals and avoiding elimination.

Each episode of Stranded with a Million Dollars follows the contestants as they face various tasks that test their survival skills and ability to work together efficiently. The challenges range from climbing steep cliffs to building shelters, from hunting their own food to rafting through rough waters. These challenges offer a glimpse of the difficulties faced by the contestants in their everyday struggle to survive in the wilderness. The team that completes these challenges successfully receives points that can be redeemed for survival items of their choice. Yet, the other team becomes unable to avail themselves of these items.

In addition to the regular challenges, each episode features a twist that adds a new layer of complexity to the game. The contestants must decide, by means of voting, whether to accept or reject an offer from the show's producers. These offers range from desirable and useful items to extra money that may give them an advantage in the challenge.

The cast of Stranded with a Million Dollars consists of ten contestants with different backgrounds and personalities. Some of them are ambitious and competitive, while others are more team-oriented and prefer to work together towards the common goal of survival. For example, Natalie Paul, nicknamed "survival queen," is a 23-year-old freelance photographer who is resourceful, optimistic and determined to win. Gina Lam, on the other hand, is a 29-year old psychology student who comes from a wealthy background and is used to having everything she wants. Finally, Alonzo Gordon is a 22-year-old college student who may find it challenging to keep up with the others given he's the youngest one on the island.

The show's location in Fiji adds a tropical and exotic feel to the overall atmosphere. The lush green forests and pristine beaches provide a picturesque backdrop to the contestants' struggle for survival. The scenic beauty of the island enhances the show's adventure element and makes it more compelling to watch.

To conclude, MTV's Stranded with a Million Dollars captivates its audience with its unique and nail-biting concept. Regardless of whether you are an adventure enthusiast or a fan of reality TV shows, Stranded with a Million Dollars is sure to engage you. Furthermore, the cast of contestants adds a relatable and personal element to the show, making it easier to root for them or despise them. The survival challenges and twists, combined with the show's scenic location, make for an entertaining and thrilling viewing experience.

Stranded with a Million Dollars is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on February 21, 2017.

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Forty Days and Forty Fights
10. Forty Days and Forty Fights
April 25, 2017
The game comes to a dramatic end as they approach Day 40. Gina & Alex struggle with hunger & dehydration, Cody makes a devious move to force evacuation. Who will make it to the final evacuation and claim their share of the prize?
Thrive Nugget
9. Thrive Nugget
April 18, 2017
With the final days of the competition approaching, team Makody declares an all-out war on Alex and Gina. Cody will stop at nothing to get his enemies to quit and does a jaw-dropping plan that takes the game to a whole new level.
No Money Mo Problems
8. No Money Mo Problems
April 11, 2017
The rivalry intensifies; Makody blocks food purchases; Alex and Gina struggle to stay; Alex makes a bold move.
Lines in the Sand
7. Lines in the Sand
April 4, 2017
It's two against two as tension increases between the 4 remaining players. A challenge forces the group to collaborate as one team. The competition takes a dramatic turn when a bold move is made.
Til Sickness Do Us Part
6. Til Sickness Do Us Part
March 28, 2017
The campers are in control, and continue to refuse to share food with Team Makody; when sickness strikes, competitors are faced with a major dilemma.
Pizza, Burgers and Cards Oh My!
5. Pizza, Burgers and Cards Oh My!
March 21, 2017
Alliances are put to the test as an enticing deal is proposed. An exhausting journey expands the divide between teams. The Campers spend more money, leaving Cody concerned there won’t be any cash left to win in the end.
4. In-Tents
March 14, 2017
Six contestants remain on the island. With Alonzo's resolve weakening by the day, Alex struggles to keep his fragile coalition in tact. The tent becomes a pawn in the ongoing power struggle, and Cody finds a new ally.
Stirring the Pot
3. Stirring the Pot
March 7, 2017
Tension mounts with only seven people left on the island. With a dangerous storm descending upon the camp, Makani strikes back against her former friends, while Chris and Alonzo struggle against the elements.
Group Bye
2. Group Bye
February 28, 2017
The group suffers a major loss on the way to Camp Two; hunger, exhaustion and weather begin to wear down the cast; alliances fracture.
Game of Drones
1. Game of Drones
February 21, 2017
Ten people are placed on a remote island for 40 days with nothing but their clothes and one million dollars. They are given opportunities to buy high-priced supplies that could help them win. How much are they willing to pay to survive?
Where to Watch Stranded with a Million Dollars
Stranded with a Million Dollars is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Stranded with a Million Dollars on demand at Amazon, Vudu, hayu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 21, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (161)