Each week Inside Survivor contributor Rob Brodeur will be collecting various Survivor related statistics and information based off the latest episode.
Tribal Council #1
- This is the 6th time that there has been a final 4 fire making tiebreaker challenge.
- There was a fire making challenge in Survivor: Palau, but it was due to Ulong losing the immunity challenge, and Stephenie and Bobby Jon being the only remaining tribe members.
- With Cydney being voted out, there are no remaining Totang members.
- Aubry has correctly voted at every tribal council this season.
- Her first tribal, she voted for Peter, but it was part of a successful vote split plan.
- Every time Aubry received votes this season, she got 2 votes.
- Aubry and Alecia are tied for most votes cast against them this season with 8.
Final Tribal Council
- Neal is the first person ever to be removed from the jury.
- This is the only time his name was written down this season.
- Caleb is the only person this season to not have his name written down at all.
- Brains is the only starting tribe to not produce a winner in both BvBvB seasons.
- This is the first season since Survivor: Tocantins in which the jury had only 7 members.
- This is the first time that a three-tribe season has had a runner-up and 3rd place finisher.
Winner – Michele Fitzgerald
- Michele is the 3rd winner from New Jersey.
- Tony and Natalie Anderson are the other two. All 3 have won within the past 5 seasons.
- Michele is tied with Natalie Anderson for most challenge wins for a female winner, both had 13 during their seasons (tribal and individual).
- Michele is the first Survivor winner that was born in the 90’s.
- She’s the youngest winner by birth date.
- Michele now holds the record for least tribal councils attended by a winner with 6.
- Tom Westman previously held this record with 8 tribals attended in Palau.
- Michele is the only winner to not attend a tribal council during the pre-merge phase.
- During the entire merge phase of the game, no two people from the same starting tribe were voted out/eliminated back-to-back.
- This is the first time this has ever happened.
- The final 3 of Survivor: Cagayan was also 2 from one original starting tribe and 1 from another.
- Woo, Tony – Brawn, Kass – Brains
- Michele, Tai – Beauty, Aubry – Brains
- Both BvBvB seasons have had an original Brain member in the F3
- Kass was not in the final tribal council because Cagayan was a F2.
Reward Challenge #1– The Home Stretch
- This is the first individual challenge that Aubry won this season.
Immunity Challenge #1- Gimme Three Steps
- Michele is the only person to win 2 individual immunity challenges this season.
Reward Challenge #2- Dexterity
- This challenge was the unused “dexterity” portion of the first immunity challenge this season.
- Michele is the first person to win the advantage of removing a jury member.
- Episode 14 received 9.54 million viewers and 2.1/7 in the Adults 18-49 Rating/Share.
- The episode title “Not Going Down Without a Fight” was said by Aubry, as she was unsure if Tai would be on her side in the final 4 vote.