History Series / Survivor

17th Jun '16 1:52:56 AM PaulA
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* DoubleMeaningTitle: Many of the episode titles in the earlier seasons are [[ShoutOut Shoutouts]] to various pieces of literature, film, music, or events that happened earlier in the season. They are also allusions to what is going to happen in ''that'' nights episode. For example, Thailand's premiere episode is called "The Importance Of Being Eldest", a reference to OscarWilde as well as to the opening twist (and is also a clue to how the season itself plays out).

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* DoubleMeaningTitle: Many of the episode titles in the earlier seasons are [[ShoutOut Shoutouts]] to various pieces of literature, film, music, or events that happened earlier in the season. They are also allusions to what is going to happen in ''that'' nights episode. For example, Thailand's premiere episode is called "The Importance Of Being Eldest", a reference to OscarWilde Creator/OscarWilde as well as to the opening twist (and is also a clue to how the season itself plays out).
12th Jun '16 1:10:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Jenna and Heidi stripping for peanut butter and chocolate during ''Amazon''. So much that they even posed for {{Playboy}}. [[{{In-Universe}} Jenna lampshaded this]] during ''America's Tribal Council'' saying people will remember her stripping instead of actually winning that season.

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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Jenna and Heidi stripping for peanut butter and chocolate during ''Amazon''. So much that they even posed for {{Playboy}}.Magazine/{{Playboy}}. [[{{In-Universe}} Jenna lampshaded this]] during ''America's Tribal Council'' saying people will remember her stripping instead of actually winning that season.
22nd May '16 3:28:51 PM FordPrefect
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* WeAreStrugglingTogether: The Samburu tribe from ''Africa'', being split right down the middle, spent more time in-fighting than working against Boran. In fact, in several instances where the Samburu's could have tried to vote out a Boran member, they just [[RevengeBeforeReason vote each other out instead]].

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* WeAreStrugglingTogether: The Samburu tribe from ''Africa'', being split right down the middle, spent more time in-fighting than working against Boran. In fact, in several instances where the Samburu's Samburus could have tried to vote out a Boran member, they just [[RevengeBeforeReason vote voted each other out instead]].
21st May '16 7:52:30 AM DragonRanger
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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways were former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, two Hidden Immunity Idols could be merged into a special "Super Idol" that could be used ''after'' the votes had been read. Also saw the first time a ''jury member'' was voted off the jury by a surviving contestant (a concept the producers had been considering for a few years prior). Won by [[AloofDarkHairedGirl Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey.

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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways were former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, two Hidden Immunity Idols could be merged into a special "Super Idol" that could be used ''after'' the votes had been read. Also read, and it saw the first time a ''jury member'' was voted off the jury by a surviving contestant (a concept the producers had been considering for a few years prior). The season also set a record for contestants [[NonGameplayElimination medically evacuated]], with three having to be pulled from the game. Won by [[AloofDarkHairedGirl Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey. Jersey.
->'''33: ''Millennials vs Gen X''''' -- Mamanuca Islands, Fiji (Fall 2016). Featuring two tribes of ten divided by age. While ''Fiji'' and ''Nicaragua'' also had age-based tribes, this is the first time that TheGenerationGap became the theme of the season.



* AffectionateParody: CelebrityDeathmatch did a ''very'' big one of the show.

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* AffectionateParody: CelebrityDeathmatch ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch'' did a ''very'' big one of the show.



* BilingualBonus: Some of tribe names provide this, including, all the Philippines' tribe names[[note]]Matsing meaning monkey, Tandang meaning rooster, and Kalabaw meaning water buffalo, all in Filipino[[/note]] as well as the merged tribe in Panama[[note]]Gitanos means gypsies in Spanish[[/note]], all three tribes in Fiji, and the Blood vs. Water tribes, named Galang, in yellow, and Tadhana in red, meaning respect and destiny respectfully.

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* BilingualBonus: Some of tribe names provide this, including, all the Philippines' ''Philippines''' tribe names[[note]]Matsing meaning monkey, Tandang meaning rooster, and Kalabaw meaning water buffalo, all in Filipino[[/note]] as well as the merged tribe in Panama[[note]]Gitanos ''Panama''[[note]]Gitanos means gypsies in Spanish[[/note]], all three tribes in Fiji, ''Fiji'', and the Blood ''Blood vs. Water Water'' tribes, named Galang, in yellow, and Tadhana in red, meaning respect and destiny respectfully.



*** In ''Panama'' and ''Cook Islands'', the idol could be played up until final four, and was played '''after''' the votes were read. This was changed for ''Fiji'' and all later seasons because the idol effectively made Yul untouchable in the latter season.

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*** In ''Panama'' and ''Cook Islands'', the idol could be played up until final four, and was played '''after''' the votes were read. This was changed for ''Fiji'' and all later seasons because the idol effectively made Yul untouchable in the latter season. The ability to play after the vote returned in ''Kaôh Rōng'', but was explicitly a more powerful but harder-to-obtain "Super Idol".



* OddlyNamedSequel: Most seasons are named after their location, but then we have the returning-contestant seasons of ''All-Stars'' and ''Heroes Vs Villains''. ''Panama'' is also known by the subtitle ''Exile Island'', its gimmick. (''Micronesia'' similarly used to be known as ''Fans vs. Favorites'', but with ''Caramoan'' using the same gimmick and subtitle the location is now necessary to differentiate.) Also with a gimmick title (but without an accompanying location title) are ''Redemption Island'' and ''One World''.

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* OddlyNamedSequel: Most seasons are named after their location, but then we have the returning-contestant seasons of ''All-Stars'' and ''Heroes Vs Villains''. ''Panama'' is also known by the subtitle ''Exile Island'', its gimmick. (''Micronesia'' similarly used to be known as ''Fans vs. Favorites'', but with ''Caramoan'' using the same gimmick and subtitle the location is now necessary to differentiate.) Also with a gimmick title (but without an accompanying location title) are ''Redemption Island'' and Island'', ''One World''.World'', and ''Millennials vs. Gen X''.



** Occasionally, the editors have a bit of fun with this. In ''One world'', contestants said that Christina was lazy. Yet they overlapped this with footage of her working.

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** Occasionally, the editors have a bit of fun with this. In ''One world'', World'', contestants said that Christina was lazy. Yet they overlapped this with footage of her working.



* TheGenerationGap: It's occasionally present when older and younger tribemates don't see eye-to-eye. Some seasons deliberately invoke it by segregating the tribes this way, such as ''Panama'', ''Nicaragua'', and especially ''Millennials vs. Gen X''.



* VersusTitle: ''Fans vs. Favorites'' (twice), ''Heroes vs. Villains'', and ''Blood vs. Water''. ''Cagayan'' and ''Kaôh Rōng'' were also presented with the concept "Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty", though the phrase didn't make it into the titles, as does ''Worlds Apart'' with "White Collars vs. Blue Collars vs. No Collars".

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* VersusTitle: ''Fans vs. Favorites'' (twice), ''Heroes vs. Villains'', and ''Blood vs. Water''.Water'', and ''Millennials vs. Gen X''. ''Cagayan'' and ''Kaôh Rōng'' were also presented with the concept "Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty", though the phrase didn't make it into the titles, as does ''Worlds Apart'' with "White Collars vs. Blue Collars vs. No Collars".
21st May '16 12:28:05 AM evknucklehead
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* DueToTheDead: The finale usually includes a part for the finalists to reflect on all the people voted out (and for said people voted out to reflect on their time in the game), which is often presented as this.

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* DueToTheDead: The finale usually includes a part for the finalists to reflect on all the people voted out (and for said people voted out to reflect on their time in the game), which is often presented as this. This is absent from more recent seasons.
21st May '16 12:10:27 AM evknucklehead
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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways are former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, the two Hidden Immunity Idols can be merged into a special Idol that can be used ''after'' the votes had been read. Won by [[AloofDarkHairedGirl Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey.

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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways are were former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, the two Hidden Immunity Idols can could be merged into a special Idol "Super Idol" that can could be used ''after'' the votes had been read.read. Also saw the first time a ''jury member'' was voted off the jury by a surviving contestant (a concept the producers had been considering for a few years prior). Won by [[AloofDarkHairedGirl Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey.
18th May '16 9:52:51 PM toadgamer80
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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways are former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, the two Hidden Immunity Idols can be merged into a special Idol that can be used ''after'' the votes had been read. Won by [[TheQuietOne Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey.

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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways are former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, the two Hidden Immunity Idols can be merged into a special Idol that can be used ''after'' the votes had been read. Won by [[TheQuietOne [[AloofDarkHairedGirl Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey.
18th May '16 8:25:27 PM my170
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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways are former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, the two Hidden Immunity Idols can be merged into a special Idol that can be used ''after'' the votes had been read.

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->'''32: ''Kaôh Rōng''''' -- Koh Rong (Spring 2016). A second "Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" season after ''Cagayan'', again with three tribes of six, '''Chan Loh''' (Brains), '''Gondol''' (Beauty) and '''To Tang''' (Brawn), all named after islands in the area, before merging into '''Dara''' (Khmer for "star"). Notable castaways are former NBA star Scot Pollard (2008 winner with the Boston Celtics) and ''Series/BigBrother 16'' contestant Caleb Reynolds. For the first time, the two Hidden Immunity Idols can be merged into a special Idol that can be used ''after'' the votes had been read. Won by [[TheQuietOne Michele Fitzgerald]] of Freehold, New Jersey.
11th May '16 10:16:28 AM my170
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** Episode 9 of ''Marquesas'', "Jury's Out." The dominant Rotu 4 allliance has just taken out Boston Rob, Sean is all set to go next, followed by Vecepia and Kathy, and the Rotu 4 are set to dominate the game, just as every majority alliance has done for the past three seasons. Until this season. After the "coconut chop" challenge revealed the pecking order of the tribe, Neleh and Pascahl turned on the Rotu 4 and aligned with the outsiders, taking down Rotu 4 leader [[SmugSnake John Carroll.]]
7th May '16 5:26:24 PM HeliosPhoenix
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** Another contender for the title of WhamEpisode would be "Trial By Fire" of ''Australia'', where Michael became the first castaway to be medically evacuated after he suffered serious burns to his hands. The episode left ''everyone'' (including producer Mark Burnett) in shock and it hammered home the point that Survivor wasn't a glorified vacation; castaways could be removed from the game because their life was in danger, and if it could happen to Michael (who was arguably the most qualified in terms of survival skills), then it could happen to ''anyone.''
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