Survivor 42

Episode 3 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 42.

Tribal Council

  • Jenny was voted out by consensus after a 2-2 tied vote forced a revote that ended up 1-1.
    • Lydia is currently the only person in the game with votes against her.
    • This is the first tribal where the initial vote wasn’t unanimous and multiple people received votes.
      • However, since the consensus vote had to be unanimous, every person that’s been voted out so far this season has been by a unanimous decision.
  • Daniel is the only player that currently has cast a vote against another player that’s still in the game.
  • This episode had the first 1-1 tied revote since the finale episode of Palau after which Jenn and Ian did a fire-making tiebreaker.
  • Jenny is the first person this season to cast a vote then be eliminated, as Jackson was medically evacuated and Zach and Marya lost their votes.
  • Only 4/6 players were allowed to vote during the initial vote, while only 2/6 players were allowed to vote during the revote.
    • This is the first time that two players were unable to vote at tribal due to a twist/advantage taking away their ability to vote.
  • Jenny is the second player to be voted out by consensus after a tied revote.
    • The first was Kimmi in Cambodia.
      • Both times a consensus vote happened, a woman was voted out.
  • Both players named Jenny have been voted out pre-merge.
    • Jenny Guzon-Bae in Cook Islands and Jenny Kim in Survivor 42
      • Both women are Asian-American, started on a green tribe and were the oldest women on their starting tribe.
      • They both also got eliminated in a non-traditional way.
        • Jenny in Cook Islands was voted out during a surprise double tribal council.
        • Jenny in Survivor 42 was voted out by consensus after a tie vote that was partially caused by 2 players losing their votes.
    • While not a “Jenny,” Jennifer Lanzetti in Kaoh Rong was also voted out pre-merge.
  • Kellee Kim from Island of the Idols is the only player with the last name “Kim” to not be voted out pre-merge.
    • Liz Kim in Samoa, So Kim in Worlds Apart, and Jenny Kim in Survivor 42 were all voted out pre-merge.
  • This episode had the first pre-merge deadlocked tied vote since episode 6 in Africa.
  • This episode has the earliest deadlocked tie vote, occurring on day 7.
    • The previous record was held by Africa which had a deadlock tie on day 9.
  • In both seasons 41 & 42 the person voted out on day 7 was from the green tribe.
    • Brad from Ua in 41.
    • Jenny from Vati in 42.
  • Jenny is the seventh player voted out on Day 7.
    • Brad on Survivor 41 was the most recent.
  • Everyone that’s been eliminated/voted out so far has been unable to vote or didn’t vote when they were eliminated.
    • Jackson was medically evacuated.
    • Zach and Marya lost their vote due to them playing their shot in the dark
    • Jenny was involved in a tie vote so she couldn’t vote during the revote.
  • This was the first tribal this season where the shot in the dark wasn’t used.
  • The oldest woman and youngest woman on Vati received votes in this episode.

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Immunity Challenge: “Spiral Architect”

  • Versions of this challenge have previously been used in David vs. Goliath, Island of the Idols, and Survivor 41.
    • Both times a green tribe has competed in this challenge, they lost.
      • Ua in Survivor 41 and Vati in Survivor 42.
    • Both times a blue tribe has competed in this challenge, they won.
      • Luvu in Survivor 41 and Ika in Survivor 42.
    • Taku is the only orange tribe to compete in this challenge and win.
      • Lairo in Island of the Idols lost this challenge.
  • This is the first time a challenge had to be stopped and have a portion of the challenge skipped due to dangerous ocean conditions.
  • This is the first time three different tribes attended the first three tribal councils.
    • All-Stars: Saboga attended the first two and Chapera attended the third.
    • Philippines: Matsing attended the first four.
    • Cagayan: Luzon attended the first two and Solana attended the third.
    • Worlds Apart: Masaya attended the first and Nagarote attended the second and third.
    • Kaoh Rong: To Tang attended the first two and Chan Loh attended the third.
    • Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers: Levu attended the first and Yawa attended the second and third.
    • Survivor 41: Yase attended the first and third and Ua attended the second.
    • Survivor 42: Ika attended the first, Taku attended the second, and Vati attended the third.

Twists/Hidden Immunity Idol

  • Maryanne found the Taku hidden immunity idol.
  • This is the first time that all players risked their vote at The Summit.
    • This resulted in both players losing their votes at the next tribal they attend.


  • Chanelle had the most confessionals this episode with 7.
  • Mike has the highest confessional count this season so far with 14.
  • The entire Ika tribe, plus Jonathan, received 0 confessionals this episode.
    • This is the first time that an entire tribe received 0 confessionals in an episode.
  • Both players that received votes in this episode (Jenny & Lydia) had 1 confessional in this episode.


Episode Title

  • The episode title “Go for the Gusto” was said by Omar when making his decision to risk his vote at the Summit.


Written by

Rob Brodeur

Rob hails from Boston, MA. He studied Architectural Engineering at college and has been following Survivor since the first season. Rob is married and has a dog named Snoopy. He also used to host Survivor ORGs (Online Reality Games) on Facebook. Rob writes Inside Survivor’s weekly Survivor Stats feature.

2 responses to “Episode 3 Stats”

    • Our resident Stat Man, Rob, recently had a baby, so he’s taking some time off. But the stats will be updated eventually.

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