Survivor: Cambodia Player of the Week – Episode 4

Each week on Inside Survivor we will be naming one castaway from the current season the title of Player of the Week. After reviewing the latest episode, we will determine which player impressed us the most with their social skills, strategic prowess, craftiness, and creativity. We will keep a tally throughout the season so that we can keep track of who is impressing the most.


Week 1: Kelley Wentworth (Inside Survivor pick) | Kelley Wentworth (Readers pick – 53.7%)
Week 2: Jeff Varner (Inside Survivor pick) | Jeff Varner (Readers pick – 52.69%)
Week 3: Tasha Fox  | Tasha Fox (56.68%)

The Player of the Week for Survivor: Cambodia – Second Chance Episode 4 is…

tasharollTasha Fox

Here is what the Inside Survivor contributors had to say about Tasha Fox after Episode 4:

Martin: For the second week in a row, Tasha Fox takes the crown for Player of the Week. She is the person calling the shots on the chaotic Angkor tribe and the first person who has learned how to control Abi-Maria. That is monumental. Abi hasn’t committed to any alliance for longer than one episode at a time, so for Tasha to keep Abi on her side for two episodes in a row deserves major plaudits.

Jacob: We’ve finally found the one person who can manage Abi. I didn’t think it was possible. Who knows if it will last? But Abi just played a part in voting out the one guy who had her back indefinitely and it’s entirely because of Tasha. If she can keep this kind of control of her allies in the coming weeks, Tasha could be a threat to win this whole thing.

Shawn: Tasha has broken the curse of the Brazilian Dragon and survives despite being aligned with Abi. While Savage is putting an enormous physical target on himself, Tasha is controlling everything behind the scenes. Most everyone is playing their second chance with more empathy and personal ties, but Tasha’s strategy of viewing people as a means to an end is paying off. She effectively has everyone on Angkor reporting to her, and she makes all of the eventual decisions.

Rob: I said it last week, and I’ll say it again – Tasha is impressing me so much this season. She very well could have been on the chopping block again since there was still a majority of former Ta Keo members on Angkor. She managed to keep Abi in her good graces, even when Abi was being difficult, and made Abi think she was in control, all the while Tasha was steering her in the direction she wanted her to go. I could see Tasha making it very far if she continues to play the way that she is playing.


Written by

Martin Holmes

Martin is a freelance writer from England. He’s represented by Berlin Associates for comedy writing and writes about TV and entertainment, currently for TV Insider and Vulture, previously Digital Spy, ET Canada, and Yahoo. A finalist for the Shortlist Sitcom Search in 2012 for “Siblings,” Martin received his BA in English with Creative Writing from The University of Hull. Martin is the owner and editor-in-chief of Insider Survivor.

5 responses to “Survivor: Cambodia Player of the Week – Episode 4”

  1. I honestly think it should’ve been Woo. He was able to take Tasha and Savage, and even Abi out of that “Jeff magic.” For one of the first times in the game Woo even made one more statement after Probst had told him to vote.

  2. Kass = Player of the Week
    She was able to be nice and she even made a necklace for Kelley’s Belated Birthday! Come on’.

  3. Just so that the contributors don’t influence the vote . . . shouldn’t you open the vote to the fans first, and then create this page with the contributors opinions?

    Since this article was posted on Friday, you could open the vote after the show, and then publish the article with the fan vote and the contributors vote on Fridays.

    Perhaps we would then see different picks between Inside Survivor and the readers.

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