Survivor: David vs. Goliath

Episode 10 & 11 Stats

Rob Brodeur breaks down all the double-episode 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: David vs. Goliath.

Tribal Council #1

  • Alec was voted out 9-1.
    • Two Goliath men were voted out 9-1, the other being Jeremy Crawford in episode 3.
      • Alison, Angelina, Kara and Mike voted for them both.
  • This is the first time since episode 5 where Angelina didn’t receive any votes.
  • Both people named Alec to play Survivor made it to the merge.
    • Alec Christy from San Juan Del Sur was the other one.
  • With Alec being voted out, Mike is the last remaining male Goliath.

Tribal Council #2

  • Carl was voted out 5-4.
  • Every post swap tribal council has had both David and Goliath members receiving votes against them.
    • Only the two pre-swap tribal councils had either Davids or Goliaths getting votes.
      • This was due to only Davids OR Goliaths being present at tribal.
  • Both episodes this season where two people were eliminated, the eliminated players were of the same gender.
    • Episode 4 – Bi and Natalia were eliminated.
    • Episode 10 – Alec and Carl were eliminated.
  • Carl is the first person named Carl to make it to the merge.
    • Carl Bilancione was voted out third in Africa.
      • Coincidentally, both of them were over 40 when they played, and had a last name that started with “B”.
  • Both Davids that have been voted out post-merge (Elizabeth and Carl) were both on Vuku post-swap.
    • However, Carl wasn’t swapped to Vuku, he was exiled and ended up on Vuku once the tribe voted off Natalia.
  • Gabby is the only Tiva member to not receive any votes yet.
  • Since Bi’s quit, four women in a row were voted out, followed by four men.
  • Four men and four women remain, also four Davids and four Goliaths remain.
  • Davie is the only player left who voted for Lyrsa in episode 2.
    • Bi quit and Jessica and Carl were voted out.
  • Christian is now the only player with a perfect voting record.
  • Kara is the only Goliath woman to not receive any votes yet.
  • Davie and Kara are the only post-swap Vuku members left.
    • Kara voted for Davie at the one pre-merge tribal council they attended together.
  • Alison, Angelina, and Natalie are the only Goliaths to survive being voted for in at least one tribal council.
    • Every other Goliath that was voted out was eliminated in the first tribal council where they got votes.
  • No Jabeni members have been voted out post-merge.
  • All four men who were voted out post-merge won the reward challenge in the episode where they were eliminated.
  • The three remaining Tiva members (Alison, Christian, & Gabby) all voted together at this tribal.
    • Kara was the only Vuku to vote for Carl, while Mike was the only Jabeni to vote for Carl.
      • The remaining Vuku (Carl, Davie) and Jabeni (Angelina, Nick) voted for Alison.
  • The only players to receive votes in both tribal councils have names that start with “A” and “C”.
    • Tribal Council #1 – Alec & Carl.
    • Tribal Council #2 – Alison & Carl.
  • The four people whose first names are alphabetically first (Alison, Angelina, Christian, & Davie) all have votes against them, while the four people whose first names are alphabetically last (Gabby, Kara, Mike, & Nick) have 0 votes against them.
  • The first six people in the cast alphabetically by last name have been eliminated.
    • Natalia Azoqa
    • Carl Boudreaux
    • Natalie Cole
    • Jeremy Crawford
    • Pat Cusack
    • John Hennigan

Hidden Immunity Idol/Advantage

  • Pat is the only male David member to not find an advantage or an idol.
    • Carl found the idol nullifier.
    • Christian found a hidden immunity idol.
    • Davie found a hidden immunity idol.
    • Nick found a hidden immunity idol and the vote steal.
      • Pat and Carl are the only male David members to not find an idol.
  • Nick is the third person to find a hidden immunity idol clue that told him to “sneak out of camp at night” to find it.
    • Jeremy Collins found one in Cambodia.
    • Chris Noble found one in Ghost Island.
  • Since Kelley Wentworth in Cambodia, the only woman to find a hidden immunity idol has been Lauren Rimmer in Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.
    • Wentworth in Cambodia is the most recent woman to play a hidden immunity idol, as Lauren never used hers.


  • Nick had the most confessionals in episode 10 with 6.
  • Mike had the most confessionals in episode 11 with 5.
  • Christian and Nick had the most confessionals in both parts of the episode combined with 7.
    • Alison had the least with 3.
  • Mike and Alison had 0 confessionals in episode 10.
  • Everyone got a confessional in the second part of the episode.

Reward Challenge #1 – “Back in Slack”

  • Alec won every reward challenge he competed in post-merge.
  • This was a new challenge that hasn’t been used on Survivor before.
    • This challenge was set up in the background at the tribe swap when Bi quit earlier this season.
  • The challenge name is a reference to the song “Back in Black” by AC/DC.

Immunity Challenge #1 – “Uncomfortably Numb”

  • This was the first individual immunity challenge this season where a David won.
  • The challenge name is a reference to the song “Comfortably Numb” by Pink Floyd.
  • This challenge was previously seen in San Juan Del Sur and Kaoh Rong.
  • This challenge has only been won by men.
    • Alec is the first time a male has been runner-up in the challenge.
      • Natalie Anderson was runner-up in San Juan Del Sur.
      • Cydney Gillon was runner-up in Kaoh Rong.
  • All three times this challenge has been used, a man was voted out at tribal council.
    • Wes Nale in San Juan Del Sur.
    • Nick Maiorano in Kaoh Rong.
    • Alec Merlino in David vs. Goliath.
  • Christian is the only non-LGBT player to win this challenge.
    • Reed Kelly won it in San Juan Del Sur.
    • Tai Trang won it in Kaoh Rong.
  • Alison and Christian are the only players to win individual immunity and vote correctly at the tribal where they were immune.
    • Alison won immunity and correctly voted out Elizabeth in episode 7.
    • Dan won immunity and incorrectly voted out Christian in episode 8.
    • Alec won immunity and incorrectly voted out Angelina in episode 9.
    • Christian won immunity and correctly voted out Alec in episode 10.A
    • Davie won immunity and incorrectly voted out Alison in episode 11.

Reward Challenge #2 – “Beastie Buoys”

  • Angelina is the only remaining player to not win a post-merge reward challenge this season.
  • The challenge was named in reference to the band Beastie Boys.
  • Similar versions of this challenge have been used in Vanuatu, Micronesia, Philippines, Cagayan, Millennials vs. Gen X, Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers, and Ghost Island.
    • This was the first time it was used as a post-merge reward challenge.

Immunity Challenge #2 – “Word Forward”

  • Angelina sat out of both immunity challenges for reasons to do with food.
    • She sat out of the first immunity challenge and ate nachos.
    • She sat out of the second immunity challenge due to a deal with Jeff to get more rice for the tribe.
  • The challenge was named in reference to the song “Word Forward” by Foo Fighters.
  • Every person to win individual immunity so far this season has a name that starts with either “A”, “C” or “D”.
    • Alison, Alec, Christian, Dan, and Davie.
  • Three people have been voted off this season after almost winning the individual immunity challenge.
    • Elizabeth came in second place in episode 7, then was voted out.
    • Alec came in second place in episode 10, then was voted out.
    • Carl came almost won in episode 11, then was voted out.


Episode Title

  • The episode title “Tribal Lines are Blurred” was said by multiple people this episode including Alison, Christian, Mike and Jeff Probst.

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.

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