Survivor: Island of the Idols

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: Island of the Idols.

Tribal Council

  • Vince was voted out 5-3-1.
    • He received votes in both tribal councils he attended.
  • Everyone voted out so far each has a total of 7 votes against them.
    • Ronnie & Molly were voted out with 7 votes
    • Vince got 2 votes at the first tribal council and was voted out with 5 this episode.
  • Vince is the first person voted out this season who isn’t from Massachusetts.
  • Aaron has been to tribal council twice and hasn’t voted correctly.
  • The four women who have voted twice on Lairo have perfect voting records.
    • Elizabeth only voted once due to losing her vote in the first episode.
      • This episode was Elizabeth’s first time voting for someone despite it being her second tribal council.
  • Both players named Vince were voted out pre-merge.
    • Vince Sly in Worlds Apart.
    • Vince Moua in Island of the Idols.
  • Vince is the first person this season to vote for someone who didn’t vote them out.
    • Ronnie voted for Vince.
    • Molly voted for Noura.
    • Vince voted for Tom, while Tom voted for Karishma.
  • Every vote so far had one person that didn’t vote with the larger groups.
    • Elizabeth lost her vote in episode 1.
    • Molly voted for Noura in episode 2.
    • Vince voted for Tom in episode 3.
  • Vince is the fourth LGBT+ player who was voted out in the third episode of a season, the others are as follows:
    • Mark “Papa Bear” Caruso in South Pacific.
    • Brice Johnston in Cagayan.
    • Jeremy Crawford in David vs. Goliath.
  • There was a voting triangle this episode.
    • Tom voted for Karishma.
    • Karishma voted for Vince.
    • Vince voted for Tom.
  • Vince has received a vote from every person on his starting tribe with the exception of Dean and Tom.
    • Despite him receiving votes at both tribal councils, nobody voted for him twice.
  • Every season filmed in Fiji has had a male as the third boot, except for Fiji (Sylvia Kwan) and Ghost Island (Morgan Ricke).
    • Paul WachterMillennials vs. Gen X.
    • Caleb Reynolds – Game Changers.
    • Patrick Bolton – Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.
    • Jeremy Crawford – David vs. Goliath.
    • Chris Underwood – Edge of Extinction.
    • Vince Moua – Island of the Idols.
  • Every orange vs. purple season had the first three boots split 2:1 with two players from one tribe and one player from another being voted out/eliminated.
    • ThailandJohn & Tanya from Chuay Gahn, Jed from Sook Jai.
    • Micronesia – Johnny & Yau-Man from Malakal, Mary (who?) from Airai.
    • Redemption Island – Francesca & Matt from Ometepe, Russell from Zapatera.
      • If you’re taking Redemption Island into account, then the same thing applies, as Francesca and Kristina from Ometepe and Russell from Zapatera were eliminated.
    • Caramoan – Allie & Hope from Gota, Francesca from Bikal.
    • Millennials vs. Gen X – Rachel & Paul from Takali, Mari from Vanua.
    • Ghost Island – Stephanie G. & Jacob from Malolo, Morgan from Naviti.
    • David vs. Goliath – Pat & Jessica from David/Vuku, Jeremy from Goliath/Jabeni.
    •  Island of the Idols – Ronnie & Vince from Lairo, Molly from Vokai.
      • Caramoan is the only season where all three were the same gender.
      • Millennials vs. Gen X and Ghost Island are the only seasons where players of both genders were eliminated and the combination wasn’t 2 males and 1 female.
    • You could also include Panama as there were only two tribes (orange vs. purple) by the second episode, where the first two boots came from Casaya (Tina & Melinda) and the third boot came from La Mina (Misty, who was originally on Bayoneta).


  • Vince had the most confessionals this episode with 10.
    • All three players so far who have had the most confessionals are the three players that went to Island of the Idols.
  • Vince has the highest confessional count so far this season with 14.
  • Kellee and Elizabeth have the highest confessional count for players still in the game with 12.
  • Vince is the first male to have the most confessionals in an episode.
  • Elaine, Kellee, Lauren, and Noura all had the least confessionals with 0.
    • Every male player had at least one confessional in this episode.
    • Janet was the only Vokai female to have a confessional this episode.
  • Dean had his first confessional in this episode.

Hidden Immunity Idols/Advantage

  • Vince is the second gay Asian-American player to get a hidden immunity idol.
    • Tai Trang is the other, finding idols in both Kaoh Rong and Game Changers.
      • Brad Virata from Cook Islands is the only gay Asian-American to not possess a hidden immunity idol.
  • Kristina Kell in Redemption Island and Chelsea Walker in Island of the Idols are the only females to find a hidden immunity idol while on an orange starting tribe.
    • Kelley Wentworth found one while she was on the orange merged tribe, Orkun in Cambodia.
  • Vince is the seventh Asian-American player to be in possession of a hidden immunity idol.
    • Yul Kwon – Cook Islands.
    • Yau-Man Chan & Mookie Lee – Fiji.
    • Natalie Anderson – San Juan del Sur.
    • Tai Trang – Kaoh Rong & Game Changers.
    • Kellee Kim & Vince Moua – Island of the Idols.
  • Vince is the 15th player voted out while in possession of a hidden immunity idol. The others are as follows:
    • James Clement in China.
    • Ozzy Lusth & Jason Siska in Micronesia.
    • Brendan Synott in Tocantins.
    • Erik Cardona in Samoa.
    • Andrea Boehlke in Caramoan.
    • Garrett Adelstein in Cagayan.
    • John Rocker & Jon Misch in San Juan Del Sur.
    • Scot Pollard in Kaoh Rong.
    • JT Thomas in Game Changers.
    • Chris Noble in Ghost Island.
    • Aubry Bracco & Kelley Wentworth in Edge of Extinction.
        All three seasons where two players were voted out with hidden immunity idols, the players were of the same gender.

        • Ozzy Lusth & Jason Siska in Micronesia.
        • John Rocker & Jon Misch in San Juan Del Sur.
        • Aubry Bracco & Kelley Wentworth in Edge of Extinction.
  • Only three females have been voted out while in possession of a hidden immunity idol.
    • Coincidentally, all three of them were returning players when they were voted out with an idol.

Island of the Idols

  • Vince is the first player to go to the IoI and be voted out.

Immunity Challenge – “Beam Me Up”

  • The challenge name is based on a quote from the TV series Star Trek.
  • Millennials vs. Gen X is the only season filmed in Fiji where the orange tribe (Vanua) won two out of three of the first challenges.
    • Millennials vs. Gen X is the only season filmed in Fiji where the orange tribe (Vanua) won two out of three of the first challenges.
    • Fiji – Ravu lost the first three challenges.
    • Ghost Island – Malolo lost two out of three challenges.
    • David vs. Goliath – David/Vuku lost two out of three challenges.
    • Island of the Idols – Lairo lost two out of three challenges.


Episode Title

  • The episode title, “Honesty Would be Chill,” was said by Jack when talking to Tommy and Kellee about being blindsided at tribal council.

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.

3 responses to “Episode 3 Stats”

  1. Is there a reason the first bullet under the second stat for challenges (about Vanua being the only orange Fiji tribe to win 2/3 challenges) is verbatim the same as the stat itself?

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