6 months after the events of TZF, all of the 19 contestants from the earlier season, and a new character named James are dropped off in the Schari Desert, a section of the Mojave Desert in Nevada, USA. They compete for 1,000,000 dollars just like last season.
Host, Courtney, Tim, Haley, Karolina, Sasha, Edna, Sheila, Trixie, Katniss, Arietty, Katie, Jordan, Sissy, Toby, Mac, Kris, Alex, Alyssa, Jack, Cathy, James, Allen, Various Interns, Security Guards, Trench-coated Men
|Name||Gender||Original Team||Rank voted off||Episode voted off||Reason voted off|
|Sissy||Female||Desert Dunes||18th||2||Lost challenge for team, rudeness|
|Arriety||Female||Running Sandstorms||17th||3||Poor participation|
|Courtney||Female||Dunes||14th||6||Rudeness, poor participation.|
|Sasha||Female||Dunes||13th||7||Lost challenge for team.|
|Edna||Female||Sandstorms||12th||8||Losing challenge for team, annoying.|
|Shiela||Female||Teams were disbanded in this episode.||11th||9||Losing challenge with group, made horrible food.|
|Kris||Female||N/A||9th||11||Disability to comply with anybody.|
|Katie||Female||N/A||6th||14||Lost challenge, horrifying participation.|
|Tim||Male||N/A||5th||15||Brought everyone into life-threatening situations.|
|Jerry||Male||N/A||2nd||17||Although the final showdown never took place, Jerry was declared runner-up because of him not training hard enough. Alex took the million since he trained harder.|
The third Total Zimmer series by Surfer45 was announced after the finale of TZD. It was called Total Zimmer Rescue, and was to follow the story of Surfer's capture at the end of Total Zimmer Desert, but the series was ultimately canceled on October 31, 2013 after 2 parts were made. On November 6, 2013 the true sequel to Total Zimmer Desert, Total Zimmer History, debuted and featured a whole new cast and host.