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Survivor: Island of the Idols Episode 2 Stats


Rob Brodeur breaks down all the latest stats!

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Each week Inside Survivor contributor Rob Brodeur will be collecting various Survivor related statistics and information based off the latest episode of Survivor: Island of the Idols.

Tribal Council

  • Molly was voted out 7-2-1.
    • Both votes so far this season were 7-2 with one outlying vote.
      • Elizabeth lost her vote for the first tribal council.
      • Molly voted for Noura at the second tribal council.
    • Both players voted out so far were voted out with 7 votes against them.
  • Ronnie and Molly are both from Massachusetts, but now live in different states.
    • Ronnie’s hometown is Brockton, MA and now lives in Henderson, NV.
    • Molly’s hometown is Boston, MA and now lives in Durham, NC.
  • Both eliminated players so far voted for the person that voted them out.
    • Ronnie voted for Vince.
    • Molly voted for Noura.
  • Both Janets to play Survivor were on a tribe that won the first immunity challenge and lost the second immunity challenge.
    • Janet Koth was voted out in The Amazon.
    • Janet Carbin voted with the majority in Island of the Idols.
      • She’s the first Janet to make it past the second episode of the season.
  • In the seven consecutive seasons filmed in Fiji, the second person eliminated has alternated between a man and a woman.
    • Millennials vs. Gen X – Mari Takahashi
    • Game Changers – Tony Vlachos
    • Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers – Simone Nguyen
    • Ghost Island – Jacob Derwin
    • David vs. Goliath – Jessica Peet
    • Edge of Extinction – Keith Sowell
    • Island of the Idols – Molly Byman

Confessionals

  • Kellee had the most confessionals this episode with 9.
    • Both players so far who have had the most confessionals are the two players that went to Island of the Idols.
  • Both of the highest confessional givers so for have been women.
  • Dan, Dean, Elaine, Elizabeth, Janet, and Karishma had the least confessionals with 0.
    • Dean hasn’t had a confessional yet this season.

Hidden Immunity Idols/Advantage

  • Chelsea found a hidden immunity idol.
    • This was the second season in a row where a woman found the first hidden immunity idol.
      • Lauren O’Connell found the first hidden immunity idol in Edge of Extinction.
  • Kellee was given a hidden immunity idol after winning the IoI test.
    • Both players that received hidden immunity idols this episode were women.
  • Nobody named “Kelly” has been in possession of a hidden immunity idol, but both players with a variation of the name have been in possession of at least one.
    • Kelly Wiglesworth (Borneo, Cambodia), Kelly Goldsmith (Africa), Kelly Czarnecki (Gabon), Kelly Sharbaugh (Samoa), Kelly Shinn & Kelly Bruno (Nicaragua), Kelly Remington (Worlds Apart) were never in possession of a hidden immunity idol.
    • Kelley Wentworth (San Juan del Sur, Cambodia, Edge of Extinction) and Kellee Kim (Island of the Idols) found or received hidden immunity idols.
      • Kelly Sharbaugh and Kelly Remington were however victims of idol plays.

Island of the Idols

  • Kellee was the second player sent to Island of the Idols.
    • She’s the first person to complete the test and earn an advantage.

Immunity Challenge – “Rung O Star”

  • The challenge name is a reference to the drummer of The Beatles, Ringo Starr.
    • This is the second time a challenge has been named after Ringo Star.
      • In episode 11 of David vs. Goliath, the reward challenge was named “Ringo Starz.”
  • This was the first time since Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers where different tribes lost the first two immunity challenges.
    • Ghost IslandMalolo lost the first 2 challenges.
    • David vs. Goliath – David lost the first 2 challenges.
    • Edge of Extinction – Manu lost the first 2 challenges.
  • This was the first time since Millennials vs. Gen X where there was an orange vs. purple tribe and both tribes lost an immunity challenge in the first two episodes.
    • Malolo lost the first two in Ghost Island.
    • David lost the first two in David vs. Goliath.
  • Five of the seven seasons filmed in Fiji that started with two tribes has had the first two immunity challenges lost by the same tribe. Millennials vs. Gen X and Island of the Idols being the exceptions.
    • Ravu lost the first two in Fiji.
    • Mana lost the first two in Game Changers.
    • Malolo lost the first two in Ghost Island.
    • David lost the first two in David vs. Goliath.
    • Manu lost the first two in Edge of Extinction
  • Lairo is the first orange tribe to win the second immunity challenge in a season filming in Fiji.
    • Ravu lost in Fiji.
    • Vanua lost in Millennials vs. Gen X.
    • Malolo lost in Ghost Island.
    • David lost in David vs. Goliath.
  • Only 2 out of 11 purple starting tribes lost the second immunity challenge.
    • Casaya (Panama) and Vokai (Island of the Idols).
  • Only 5 out of 15 orange starting tribes won the second immunity challenge.
    • Tagi (Borneo), La Mina (Panama), Manono (One World), Aparri (Cagayan), and Lairo (Island of the Idols).

Ratings

Episode Title

  • The episode title “YOLO, Let’s Play” was said by Kellee Kim when deciding to play the “test” offered to her on Island of the Idols.

Rob is 30 years old from Boston, MA. He studied Architectural Engineering at college and has been following Survivor since the first season. He is married and has a dog named Snoopy. He also hosts Survivor ORGs (Online Reality Games) on Facebook.



  • David Harrington

    I think that Kel Gleason`s (Australia) full name is “Kelly” also.

    • Rob Brodeur

      TIL Kel Gleason’s name is Kelly