Survivor: Island of the Idols

Episode 11 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 

  • Elizabeth was voted out 7-0 after a 1-1-0 tie.
    • This was the first tied vote this season.
    • It’s the first tied vote since episode 6 of Edge of Extinction and the first post-merge tied vote since episode 12 of Ghost Island.
  • This was the first time Elizabeth received any votes.
    • Everyone on the jury was voted out the first time they received votes against them.
  • Three players have voted for Karishma at the tribal council that they were eliminated.
    • Chelsea voted for her in episode 4 and she was voted out, Tom voted for her in episode 5 and he was voted out, Elizabeth voted for her this episode and was voted out.
  • Ronnie, Vince, and Missy are the only original Lairo members who never voted for Karishma.
    • Dan is the only player left in the game who has never cast a vote against Karishma.
  • Noura is the only player left in the game who previously lost their ability to vote.
    • Jason, Jamal, and Elizabeth have been voted out.
  • Every woman that’s been voted out of the season so far was in their 20s when they were voted out.
    • Every woman who is over 30 is still remaining in the game.
  • Nobody that stayed on their original tribe after the swap has been voted out post-merge yet.
    • Dean and Karishma stayed on Lairo after the swap.
    • Dan, Lauren, and Tommy stayed on Vokai after the swap.
      • However, the two players voted out post-swap but pre-jury were voted out after staying on their original tribe after the swap.
        • Tom stayed on Lairo and was voted out of Lairo.
        • Jason stayed on Vokai and was voted out of Vokai.
  • Three of the players eliminated in the last three episodes were from Rhode Island.
    • Jamal – Providence, RI.
    • Aaron – Warwick, RI.
    • Elizabeth – Saunderstown, RI.
  • Karishma has the highest number of votes against her this season with 17.
    • Taking away the 7 that she negated with an idol, she still has the highest vote count with 10.
  • Of the six jury members, the first three are original Vokai who swapped to new Lairo, and the next three are original Lairo who swapped to new Vokai.
  • Post-swap Vokai and post-swap Lairo both have four players left in the game.
  • Dan was the only person to vote for Elizabeth during the vote and the revote.
  • Elizabeth was unable to cast a vote the first time she was present for a vote (lost her vote due to losing the Island of the Idols test), and she was unable to cast a vote the last time she was present for a vote (she was involved in a tie vote and couldn’t vote during the revote, along with Janet).
  • Everyone from the original Lairo has at least three votes against them.
    • Dean is the only original Lairo player who has zero votes against him that have counted due to him playing a hidden immunity idol in episode 7
  • Lauren is the only remaining player who hasn’t yet been voted for.
  • Dean has voted for Karishma four times this season.
  • Jason is technically the only player this season to have a perfect voting record as he correctly voted out Molly, then was unable to vote when he was voted out.
  • Elaine is the only player who swapped to Vokai from Lairo that is still in the game.
    • She’s the only player left who doesn’t share a similar pre-swap/post-swap tribe combination with another player.
      • Dan, Lauren, and Tommy – Vokai to Vokai.
      • Dean and Karishma – Lairo to Lairo.
      • Janet and Noura – Vokai to Lairo.
      • Elaine – Lairo to Vokai.


  • Lauren had the most confessionals this episode with 9.
  • Noura had the least amount of confessionals with 1.
  • This is the second episode in a row where everyone had at least 1 confessional.
  • Four out of five of the players with the most confessionals remaining in the game are women.
    • Karisma, Elaine, Janet, Lauren, and Tommy have the most confessionals.
  • Kellee still has the most confessionals this season with 34 total.

Hidden Immunity Idols/Advantage

  • Karishma played an idol and negated 7 votes against her.
    • This is the first successful idol play (negated a majority of votes that otherwise would have sent her home) from a woman since Kelley Wentworth in Cambodia.
  • Lauren won an idol on Island of the Idols and played it, but didn’t receive any votes.
  • Everyone named Lauren in Survivor has had an idol during their season.
    • Lauren Rimmer in Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.
    • Lauren O’Connell in Edge of Extinction.
    • Lauren Beck in Island of the Idols.
      • None of them have correctly played an idol.
  • 5 of the 10 women this season have found/received an idol.
    • Chelsea, Janet, Kellee, and Karishma found idols.
    • Kellee and Lauren won idols from Island of the Idols.
  • Seven idols this season were found/won by women, this is the highest amount of idols that were possessed by women in a season.
  • This season is tied with Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers for most idols present with 9. However, all the idols in HvHvH were found by someone, while only 6/9 of the idols present in Island of the Idols were found, as 3 were given as rewards for winning the IoI test.
  • The only two players to negate a majority of votes against them this season (Dean and Karishma) are original Lairo members.
    • Coincidentally, when they negated votes against them, the other person was one of the votes negated.
      • Karishma voted for Dean in episode 7 and he played an idol negating her vote.
      • Dean voted for Karishma this episode and she played an idol negating his vote.

Island of the Idols

  • Lauren is the second person to volunteer to go to Island of the Idols, after Noura.
    • Both volunteers are female original Vokai members.
  • Karishma is the only woman left in the game who hasn’t been to Island of the Idols.
  • Half of the remaining players have been to Island of the Idols, while the other half haven’t.
    • Elaine, Janet, Lauren, and Noura went to IoI.
    • Dan, Dean, Karishma, and Tommy haven’t been to IoI.

Immunity/Reward Challenge – “Crocodile Rock”

  • The challenge name is based on a song by Elton John.
  • This was an “eat or play” challenge with only three people competing in the challenge.
    • All three players were women.
    • Noura, the only original Vokai member, won the challenge.
  • This is the first time since the Final 5 immunity challenge in One World where only women competed in an immunity challenge.
  • This challenge was previously used in Ghost Island.
    • Both times it was played, a woman won (Chelsea Townsend, Noura Salman).
      • Domenick also won the challenge as it was during the tribe split twist.
  • Noura is the first woman to win multiple individual immunity challenges this season.


Episode Title

  • The episode title “Bring on the Bacon” was said by Lauren about the upcoming immunity challenge and her bet that Noura or Elizabeth would win. It also was said about the “eat or play” challenge reward being breakfast, which included bacon.

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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