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* WhamLine: [[WhamLine/Survivor ?]]
** SurvivorOz made a [[https://survivoroz.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/survivor-oz-top-10-top-10-scene-changing-lines/ list of the Top 10 Scene-Changing Lines]]
** Happens about OnceASeason, usually coinciding with a ShockingElimination. Examples are:
** ''Borneo'': "The Merger" - this line at Tribal Council is considered by a few long-time fans as the line that changed the entire course of the series itself:
---> '''Gretchen''': "Oh my god... it's me."
** ''The Australian Outback'':
*** "The Killing Fields":
---> '''Tina:''' "This was not my original intended vote. However, on the way here to Tribal Council, a new scheme was developed. In the spirit of the Olympics, let the games begin."
*** "Trial By Fire'':
---> '''Nick:''' "He's burned. He's burned real bad."
** From ''Africa'': "Silas, Teresa, Frank, you guys are now members of Boran. Kelly, Lex, Tom, you guys are now members of Samburu."
** ''Marquesas'': "Jury's Out" - With Boston Rob eliminated from the game, it looks like nothing can stop John Caroll and the Rotu 4 from cruising all the way to the end of the game. The next immunity challenge is the coconut chop challenge, and the Rotu 4 gang up and eliminate their main target, Sean Rector, first. It looks like Sean is doomed at the next tribal council. The Rotu 4 then proceed to eliminate Vecepia ... then Kathy ... then Neleh. Sean then observes aloud:
--->'''Sean''': "This is the order, how it's gonna go?"
*** With that, Kathy, Neleh and Paschal realize that Rotu is showing their planned order of voting, and that they are at the bottom of the former Rotu hierarchy. This is compounded by another WhamLine later on in the episode:
--->'''Neleh:''' "I just had this feeling, especially after today's immunity challenge. I saw 'em hack down Paschal's coconuts so fast, and inside I'm just like...there's gotta be something changed here."
*** They proceed to join forces with Sean and Vecepia, blindside the arrogant John at the next Tribal Council, and wipe out the rest of the Rotu 4 at the next 3 votes.
** ''Thailand'': "Assumptions."
--->'''Jeff Probst''': "You said 'merge.'"
--->'''Erin''': "Yes?"
--->'''Jeff Probst''': "''[[ExactWords I]]'' [[ExactWords certainly didn't say anything to give you that impression, did I?]]"
** ''The Amazon'': "The Amazon Heats Up":
--->'''Matthew:''' "[[ObfuscatingStupidity As far as Rob and Butch are concerned, I'm going to the Final 2 with both of them.]]"
** ''Pearl Islands'':
*** "The Great Lie":
---> '''Jonny Fairplay:''' "[[MoralEventHorizon My grandma is sitting home watching Jerry Springer right now.]]"
*** "Mutiny" - [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Jonny Fairplay]] appears to have the game in hand - he and Burton are one tribal council away from the final four for both of them. To make sure that they're both a lock for the endgame, he approaches Sandra to make sure that she's going to vote along with him. She appears to agree, but just so Jon is ''sure'' that Sandra's going along with his plans, he makes her swear on her two kids, which she does. Satisfied, he walks away, and we cut to a Sandra confessional...
--->'''Sandra''': "And in my head, and mumbling under my breath, I was like 'I swear on my two kids that I'm gonna screw you [Jon] '''''and''''' Burton.'"
*** What follows is Jon and Burton's game completely collapsing on itself.
** ''All-Stars'': "Mad Scramble and Broken Hearts" :
--->'''Rob M.:''' "[[DealWithTheDevil You take care of her, I'll take care of you.]]"
*** Which leads perfectly into this line from the following episode, "Anger, Tears, and Chaos":
--->'''Rob M.:''' "As soon as we merged, Lex comes running over to me... 'Rob, make me feel comfortable. Tell me that I'm safe. Tell me that I'm safe...' What, I'm making the deal -- save Amber, and I'm gonna help you later on? [[ILied You guys really didn't believe that, did you?]]"
*** In the All-Stars finale, Big Tom tells Rob that there's nothing personal between them. When he goes for a hi-five, he fakes him out and shows Rob who's really in power.
---> '''Tom:''' "Don't be stupid, stupid. I may have fell for it once. I fell for it twice! (''much more sternly'') Not this time."
** ''Vanuatu'': "Gender Wars...It's Getting Ugly":
--->'''Chris:''' "[[RoaringRampageofRevenge I will burn every one of them. Just let 'em open the door. This vote is for you, not against you.]]"
** ''Fiji'': "It's a Turtle?!" - The Four Horsemen are one vote away from controlling the game, and all they need to do is play the idol for whomever the other five are voting for. They try to make it seem like either Mookie or Alex has the idol. However...:
--->'''Stacy:''' "If they think we're voting between Mookie and Alex why don't we vote off Edgardo?"
--->'''Earl:''' "Why ''don't'' we vote off Edgardo? That'd come out of nowhere."
** ''Micronesia: Fans vs. Favourites:''
*** "If It Smells Like A Rat, Give It Cheese" - Erik is the last man standing in a Final Five of him and four women. The main reason he's still in the game is because he's the strongest challenge competitor and has had individual immunity for the past two Tribal Councils. The only thing that they can even think of to overcome this is...
---> '''Cirie:''' "I wonder if he would give Nat his necklace...[[CrazyEnoughToWork probably not, huh?]]"
** ''Tocantins:''
*** After being targeted from the very first day of the game, and with her back against the wall, It seems as though Sierra is finally about to be ousted from the game after narrowly losing immunity, to the glee of Coach and Tyson. But then, Erinn noticed something about the usual challenge monster, Tyson...
---> '''Erinn:''' "...You know what we COULD do tonight?... Cause [Tyson] doesn't have immunity..."
** ''Heroes vs. Villains'':
*** "Banana Etiquette" - The majority alliance is planning to take out Russell or Parvati at the tribal council that night, and decide to split their votes between the two, while Parvati, Russell, and Danielle vote for Tyson. At the tribal council, Russell plays the hidden immunity idol for Parvati, and...:
---> '''Jeff Probst:''' (''revealing the third vote for Parvati'') "Parvati, does not count. We're still at two votes Russell. (''reveals next vote'') Parvati, does not count."
*** "Anything can Happen" - Russell has just told Sandra that he wants her sitting in the finals with her. Once again, we cut to a Sandra confessional:
---> '''Sandra:''' "Russell wants me sitting next to him because he knows I'm not gonna get a single vote. ''[beat]'' But I don't know about thaaaaaat..."
** ''Redemption Island'': "This Game Respects Big Moves" - The minority alliance is planning to weaken Rob and his majority alliance by convincing Matt (who had returned from the titular island after being blindsided) to go along with them and taking out [[TheDragon Grant]]. Rob gets wind of this and immediately starts taking countermeasures by talking Matt back onto his side, secretly planning to have his alliance cut him loose immediately. The minority alliance anticipates the majority outvoting them, so at the tribal council, the immunity idol is played on [[GeniusBruiser Mike]], the most obvious target. All of the votes from the minority come up Grant, and then...
--->'''Jeff Probst''': (''pulls out the sixth vote'') "[[TeamDad Steve]] (''Steve goes OhCrap, Julie [[FacePalm Face Palms]], Matt nods smugly'') That's five votes Grant, one vote Steve. (''reveals next vote'') [[RewardedAsATraitorDeserves Matt.]]"
** ''South Pacific'':
*** "I Need Redemption"
--->'''Brandon: '''The lady next to me, she goes, "Oh my god, I hope it's not Russell Hantz." I will never, ever tell them my last name.
*** "Double Agent" - Ozzy's bold gambit to get himself voted to Redemption Island in order to take out Christine, betting that they were about to merge and his play would bring his tribe into the merge even with the other tribe, actually works when he defeats Christine in the challenge and they do in fact merge, bringing him back into the game. The second part of his plan involves Ozzy [[BadBadActing acting]] at the Redemption Island challenge like Cochran betrayed the whole tribe by playing the immunity idol. This would allow Cochran to infiltrate the other tribe as a double agent. Later, Cochran is playing up being on the outs with his tribe to Coach to try to get more information. It seems to be going well, until:
--->'''Coach''': "Iím gonna tell you right now, our tribe isnít budging ... and I feel like you guys are trying to play us."
** ''Philippines'': "Million Dollar Question".
--->'''Jeff:''' "Lisa, is there a reason you should take Malcolm to the end?"
--->''[beat]''
--->'''Malcolm:''' "...don't hesitate that long..."
--->'''Lisa:''' "[[TheHeroDies ...there's not a reason for]] ''[[TheHeroDies me]]'' [[TheHeroDies to take him to the end.]]"
** ''Caramoan:''
---> '''Malcolm:''' (''when Reynold gets up to play his idol'') "Hold up, bro."
** ''Game Changers'':
--->'''Jeff Varner''': (''to Zeke'') "Why haven't you told anyone you're transgender?"
** In ''David vs. Goliath'', the David tribe loses the first immunity challenge, and after leaving back for camp, the show cuts to commercial. The episode leads you to believe beforehand that Nick would be voted out. Then, after the commercials end, the first line is:
--->'''[[TheLeader Pat]]''': "[[GameBreakingInjury I can't see.]]"
** In ''Survivor Australia, Little awkward, overly emotional, flip-flopping Kristy, who had snuck into the final 5 by being so obviously a goat, and had seemingly only managed a place in the top 2 by sheer force of luck after some of the most gob-smackingly bad tribal council decisions in Survivor history, sits down at final tribal council and laughs: "You guys thought I was ''crazy!''"

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* WhamLine: [[WhamLine/Survivor ?]]
** SurvivorOz made a [[https://survivoroz.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/survivor-oz-top-10-top-10-scene-changing-lines/ list of the Top 10 Scene-Changing Lines]]
** Happens about OnceASeason, usually coinciding with a ShockingElimination. Examples are:
** ''Borneo'': "The Merger" - this line at Tribal Council is considered by a few long-time fans as the line that changed the entire course of the series itself:
---> '''Gretchen''': "Oh my god... it's me."
** ''The Australian Outback'':
*** "The Killing Fields":
---> '''Tina:''' "This was not my original intended vote. However, on the way here to Tribal Council, a new scheme was developed. In the spirit of the Olympics, let the games begin."
*** "Trial By Fire'':
---> '''Nick:''' "He's burned. He's burned real bad."
** From ''Africa'': "Silas, Teresa, Frank, you guys are now members of Boran. Kelly, Lex, Tom, you guys are now members of Samburu."
** ''Marquesas'': "Jury's Out" - With Boston Rob eliminated from the game, it looks like nothing can stop John Caroll and the Rotu 4 from cruising all the way to the end of the game. The next immunity challenge is the coconut chop challenge, and the Rotu 4 gang up and eliminate their main target, Sean Rector, first. It looks like Sean is doomed at the next tribal council. The Rotu 4 then proceed to eliminate Vecepia ... then Kathy ... then Neleh. Sean then observes aloud:
--->'''Sean''': "This is the order, how it's gonna go?"
*** With that, Kathy, Neleh and Paschal realize that Rotu is showing their planned order of voting, and that they are at the bottom of the former Rotu hierarchy. This is compounded by another WhamLine later on in the episode:
--->'''Neleh:''' "I just had this feeling, especially after today's immunity challenge. I saw 'em hack down Paschal's coconuts so fast, and inside I'm just like...there's gotta be something changed here."
*** They proceed to join forces with Sean and Vecepia, blindside the arrogant John at the next Tribal Council, and wipe out the rest of the Rotu 4 at the next 3 votes.
** ''Thailand'': "Assumptions."
--->'''Jeff Probst''': "You said 'merge.'"
--->'''Erin''': "Yes?"
--->'''Jeff Probst''': "''[[ExactWords I]]'' [[ExactWords certainly didn't say anything to give you that impression, did I?]]"
** ''The Amazon'': "The Amazon Heats Up":
--->'''Matthew:''' "[[ObfuscatingStupidity As far as Rob and Butch are concerned, I'm going to the Final 2 with both of them.]]"
** ''Pearl Islands'':
*** "The Great Lie":
---> '''Jonny Fairplay:''' "[[MoralEventHorizon My grandma is sitting home watching Jerry Springer right now.]]"
*** "Mutiny" - [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Jonny Fairplay]] appears to have the game in hand - he and Burton are one tribal council away from the final four for both of them. To make sure that they're both a lock for the endgame, he approaches Sandra to make sure that she's going to vote along with him. She appears to agree, but just so Jon is ''sure'' that Sandra's going along with his plans, he makes her swear on her two kids, which she does. Satisfied, he walks away, and we cut to a Sandra confessional...
--->'''Sandra''': "And in my head, and mumbling under my breath, I was like 'I swear on my two kids that I'm gonna screw you [Jon] '''''and''''' Burton.'"
*** What follows is Jon and Burton's game completely collapsing on itself.
** ''All-Stars'': "Mad Scramble and Broken Hearts" :
--->'''Rob M.:''' "[[DealWithTheDevil You take care of her, I'll take care of you.]]"
*** Which leads perfectly into this line from the following episode, "Anger, Tears, and Chaos":
--->'''Rob M.:''' "As soon as we merged, Lex comes running over to me... 'Rob, make me feel comfortable. Tell me that I'm safe. Tell me that I'm safe...' What, I'm making the deal -- save Amber, and I'm gonna help you later on? [[ILied You guys really didn't believe that, did you?]]"
*** In the All-Stars finale, Big Tom tells Rob that there's nothing personal between them. When he goes for a hi-five, he fakes him out and shows Rob who's really in power.
---> '''Tom:''' "Don't be stupid, stupid. I may have fell for it once. I fell for it twice! (''much more sternly'') Not this time."
** ''Vanuatu'': "Gender Wars...
[[WhamLine/{{Survivor}} Has It's Getting Ugly":
--->'''Chris:''' "[[RoaringRampageofRevenge I will burn every one of them. Just let 'em open the door. This vote is for you, not against you.]]"
** ''Fiji'': "It's a Turtle?!" - The Four Horsemen are one vote away from controlling the game, and all they need to do is play the idol for whomever the other five are voting for. They try to make it seem like either Mookie or Alex has the idol. However...:
--->'''Stacy:''' "If they think we're voting between Mookie and Alex why don't we vote off Edgardo?"
--->'''Earl:''' "Why ''don't'' we vote off Edgardo? That'd come out of nowhere."
** ''Micronesia: Fans vs. Favourites:''
*** "If It Smells Like A Rat, Give It Cheese" - Erik is the last man standing in a Final Five of him and four women. The main reason he's still in the game is because he's the strongest challenge competitor and has had individual immunity for the past two Tribal Councils. The only thing that they can even think of to overcome this is...
---> '''Cirie:''' "I wonder if he would give Nat his necklace...[[CrazyEnoughToWork probably not, huh?]]"
** ''Tocantins:''
*** After being targeted from the very first day of the game, and with her back against the wall, It seems as though Sierra is finally about to be ousted from the game after narrowly losing immunity, to the glee of Coach and Tyson. But then, Erinn noticed something about the usual challenge monster, Tyson...
---> '''Erinn:''' "...You know what we COULD do tonight?... Cause [Tyson] doesn't have immunity..."
** ''Heroes vs. Villains'':
*** "Banana Etiquette" - The majority alliance is planning to take out Russell or Parvati at the tribal council that night, and decide to split their votes between the two, while Parvati, Russell, and Danielle vote for Tyson. At the tribal council, Russell plays the hidden immunity idol for Parvati, and...:
---> '''Jeff Probst:''' (''revealing the third vote for Parvati'') "Parvati, does not count. We're still at two votes Russell. (''reveals next vote'') Parvati, does not count."
*** "Anything can Happen" - Russell has just told Sandra that he wants her sitting in the finals with her. Once again, we cut to a Sandra confessional:
---> '''Sandra:''' "Russell wants me sitting next to him because he knows I'm not gonna get a single vote. ''[beat]'' But I don't know about thaaaaaat..."
** ''Redemption Island'': "This Game Respects Big Moves" - The minority alliance is planning to weaken Rob and his majority alliance by convincing Matt (who had returned from the titular island after being blindsided) to go along with them and taking out [[TheDragon Grant]]. Rob gets wind of this and immediately starts taking countermeasures by talking Matt back onto his side, secretly planning to have his alliance cut him loose immediately. The minority alliance anticipates the majority outvoting them, so at the tribal council, the immunity idol is played on [[GeniusBruiser Mike]], the most obvious target. All of the votes from the minority come up Grant, and then...
--->'''Jeff Probst''': (''pulls out the sixth vote'') "[[TeamDad Steve]] (''Steve goes OhCrap, Julie [[FacePalm Face Palms]], Matt nods smugly'') That's five votes Grant, one vote Steve. (''reveals next vote'') [[RewardedAsATraitorDeserves Matt.]]"
** ''South Pacific'':
*** "I Need Redemption"
--->'''Brandon: '''The lady next to me, she goes, "Oh my god, I hope it's not Russell Hantz." I will never, ever tell them my last name.
*** "Double Agent" - Ozzy's bold gambit to get himself voted to Redemption Island in order to take out Christine, betting that they were about to merge and his play would bring his tribe into the merge even with the other tribe, actually works when he defeats Christine in the challenge and they do in fact merge, bringing him back into the game. The second part of his plan involves Ozzy [[BadBadActing acting]] at the Redemption Island challenge like Cochran betrayed the whole tribe by playing the immunity idol. This would allow Cochran to infiltrate the other tribe as a double agent. Later, Cochran is playing up being on the outs with his tribe to Coach to try to get more information. It seems to be going well, until:
--->'''Coach''': "Iím gonna tell you right now, our tribe isnít budging ... and I feel like you guys are trying to play us."
** ''Philippines'': "Million Dollar Question".
--->'''Jeff:''' "Lisa, is there a reason you should take Malcolm to the end?"
--->''[beat]''
--->'''Malcolm:''' "...don't hesitate that long..."
--->'''Lisa:''' "[[TheHeroDies ...there's not a reason for]] ''[[TheHeroDies me]]'' [[TheHeroDies to take him to the end.]]"
** ''Caramoan:''
---> '''Malcolm:''' (''when Reynold gets up to play his idol'') "Hold up, bro."
** ''Game Changers'':
--->'''Jeff Varner''': (''to Zeke'') "Why haven't you told anyone you're transgender?"
** In ''David vs. Goliath'', the David tribe loses the first immunity challenge, and after leaving back for camp, the show cuts to commercial. The episode leads you to believe beforehand that Nick would be voted out. Then, after the commercials end, the first line is:
--->'''[[TheLeader Pat]]''': "[[GameBreakingInjury I can't see.]]"
** In ''Survivor Australia, Little awkward, overly emotional, flip-flopping Kristy, who had snuck into the final 5 by being so obviously a goat, and had seemingly only managed a place in the top 2 by sheer force of luck after some of the most gob-smackingly bad tribal council decisions in Survivor history, sits down at final tribal council and laughs: "You guys thought I was ''crazy!''"
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* WhamLine: [[Survivor/WhamLine ?]]

to:

* WhamLine: [[Survivor/WhamLine ?]][[WhamLine/Survivor ?]]
** SurvivorOz made a [[https://survivoroz.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/survivor-oz-top-10-top-10-scene-changing-lines/ list of the Top 10 Scene-Changing Lines]]
** Happens about OnceASeason, usually coinciding with a ShockingElimination. Examples are:
** ''Borneo'': "The Merger" - this line at Tribal Council is considered by a few long-time fans as the line that changed the entire course of the series itself:
---> '''Gretchen''': "Oh my god... it's me."
** ''The Australian Outback'':
*** "The Killing Fields":
---> '''Tina:''' "This was not my original intended vote. However, on the way here to Tribal Council, a new scheme was developed. In the spirit of the Olympics, let the games begin."
*** "Trial By Fire'':
---> '''Nick:''' "He's burned. He's burned real bad."
** From ''Africa'': "Silas, Teresa, Frank, you guys are now members of Boran. Kelly, Lex, Tom, you guys are now members of Samburu."
** ''Marquesas'': "Jury's Out" - With Boston Rob eliminated from the game, it looks like nothing can stop John Caroll and the Rotu 4 from cruising all the way to the end of the game. The next immunity challenge is the coconut chop challenge, and the Rotu 4 gang up and eliminate their main target, Sean Rector, first. It looks like Sean is doomed at the next tribal council. The Rotu 4 then proceed to eliminate Vecepia ... then Kathy ... then Neleh. Sean then observes aloud:
--->'''Sean''': "This is the order, how it's gonna go?"
*** With that, Kathy, Neleh and Paschal realize that Rotu is showing their planned order of voting, and that they are at the bottom of the former Rotu hierarchy. This is compounded by another WhamLine later on in the episode:
--->'''Neleh:''' "I just had this feeling, especially after today's immunity challenge. I saw 'em hack down Paschal's coconuts so fast, and inside I'm just like...there's gotta be something changed here."
*** They proceed to join forces with Sean and Vecepia, blindside the arrogant John at the next Tribal Council, and wipe out the rest of the Rotu 4 at the next 3 votes.
** ''Thailand'': "Assumptions."
--->'''Jeff Probst''': "You said 'merge.'"
--->'''Erin''': "Yes?"
--->'''Jeff Probst''': "''[[ExactWords I]]'' [[ExactWords certainly didn't say anything to give you that impression, did I?]]"
** ''The Amazon'': "The Amazon Heats Up":
--->'''Matthew:''' "[[ObfuscatingStupidity As far as Rob and Butch are concerned, I'm going to the Final 2 with both of them.]]"
** ''Pearl Islands'':
*** "The Great Lie":
---> '''Jonny Fairplay:''' "[[MoralEventHorizon My grandma is sitting home watching Jerry Springer right now.]]"
*** "Mutiny" - [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Jonny Fairplay]] appears to have the game in hand - he and Burton are one tribal council away from the final four for both of them. To make sure that they're both a lock for the endgame, he approaches Sandra to make sure that she's going to vote along with him. She appears to agree, but just so Jon is ''sure'' that Sandra's going along with his plans, he makes her swear on her two kids, which she does. Satisfied, he walks away, and we cut to a Sandra confessional...
--->'''Sandra''': "And in my head, and mumbling under my breath, I was like 'I swear on my two kids that I'm gonna screw you [Jon] '''''and''''' Burton.'"
*** What follows is Jon and Burton's game completely collapsing on itself.
** ''All-Stars'': "Mad Scramble and Broken Hearts" :
--->'''Rob M.:''' "[[DealWithTheDevil You take care of her, I'll take care of you.]]"
*** Which leads perfectly into this line from the following episode, "Anger, Tears, and Chaos":
--->'''Rob M.:''' "As soon as we merged, Lex comes running over to me... 'Rob, make me feel comfortable. Tell me that I'm safe. Tell me that I'm safe...' What, I'm making the deal -- save Amber, and I'm gonna help you later on? [[ILied You guys really didn't believe that, did you?]]"
*** In the All-Stars finale, Big Tom tells Rob that there's nothing personal between them. When he goes for a hi-five, he fakes him out and shows Rob who's really in power.
---> '''Tom:''' "Don't be stupid, stupid. I may have fell for it once. I fell for it twice! (''much more sternly'') Not this time."
** ''Vanuatu'': "Gender Wars...It's Getting Ugly":
--->'''Chris:''' "[[RoaringRampageofRevenge I will burn every one of them. Just let 'em open the door. This vote is for you, not against you.]]"
** ''Fiji'': "It's a Turtle?!" - The Four Horsemen are one vote away from controlling the game, and all they need to do is play the idol for whomever the other five are voting for. They try to make it seem like either Mookie or Alex has the idol. However...:
--->'''Stacy:''' "If they think we're voting between Mookie and Alex why don't we vote off Edgardo?"
--->'''Earl:''' "Why ''don't'' we vote off Edgardo? That'd come out of nowhere."
** ''Micronesia: Fans vs. Favourites:''
*** "If It Smells Like A Rat, Give It Cheese" - Erik is the last man standing in a Final Five of him and four women. The main reason he's still in the game is because he's the strongest challenge competitor and has had individual immunity for the past two Tribal Councils. The only thing that they can even think of to overcome this is...
---> '''Cirie:''' "I wonder if he would give Nat his necklace...[[CrazyEnoughToWork probably not, huh?]]"
** ''Tocantins:''
*** After being targeted from the very first day of the game, and with her back against the wall, It seems as though Sierra is finally about to be ousted from the game after narrowly losing immunity, to the glee of Coach and Tyson. But then, Erinn noticed something about the usual challenge monster, Tyson...
---> '''Erinn:''' "...You know what we COULD do tonight?... Cause [Tyson] doesn't have immunity..."
** ''Heroes vs. Villains'':
*** "Banana Etiquette" - The majority alliance is planning to take out Russell or Parvati at the tribal council that night, and decide to split their votes between the two, while Parvati, Russell, and Danielle vote for Tyson. At the tribal council, Russell plays the hidden immunity idol for Parvati, and...:
---> '''Jeff Probst:''' (''revealing the third vote for Parvati'') "Parvati, does not count. We're still at two votes Russell. (''reveals next vote'') Parvati, does not count."
*** "Anything can Happen" - Russell has just told Sandra that he wants her sitting in the finals with her. Once again, we cut to a Sandra confessional:
---> '''Sandra:''' "Russell wants me sitting next to him because he knows I'm not gonna get a single vote. ''[beat]'' But I don't know about thaaaaaat..."
** ''Redemption Island'': "This Game Respects Big Moves" - The minority alliance is planning to weaken Rob and his majority alliance by convincing Matt (who had returned from the titular island after being blindsided) to go along with them and taking out [[TheDragon Grant]]. Rob gets wind of this and immediately starts taking countermeasures by talking Matt back onto his side, secretly planning to have his alliance cut him loose immediately. The minority alliance anticipates the majority outvoting them, so at the tribal council, the immunity idol is played on [[GeniusBruiser Mike]], the most obvious target. All of the votes from the minority come up Grant, and then...
--->'''Jeff Probst''': (''pulls out the sixth vote'') "[[TeamDad Steve]] (''Steve goes OhCrap, Julie [[FacePalm Face Palms]], Matt nods smugly'') That's five votes Grant, one vote Steve. (''reveals next vote'') [[RewardedAsATraitorDeserves Matt.]]"
** ''South Pacific'':
*** "I Need Redemption"
--->'''Brandon: '''The lady next to me, she goes, "Oh my god, I hope it's not Russell Hantz." I will never, ever tell them my last name.
*** "Double Agent" - Ozzy's bold gambit to get himself voted to Redemption Island in order to take out Christine, betting that they were about to merge and his play would bring his tribe into the merge even with the other tribe, actually works when he defeats Christine in the challenge and they do in fact merge, bringing him back into the game. The second part of his plan involves Ozzy [[BadBadActing acting]] at the Redemption Island challenge like Cochran betrayed the whole tribe by playing the immunity idol. This would allow Cochran to infiltrate the other tribe as a double agent. Later, Cochran is playing up being on the outs with his tribe to Coach to try to get more information. It seems to be going well, until:
--->'''Coach''': "Iím gonna tell you right now, our tribe isnít budging ... and I feel like you guys are trying to play us."
** ''Philippines'': "Million Dollar Question".
--->'''Jeff:''' "Lisa, is there a reason you should take Malcolm to the end?"
--->''[beat]''
--->'''Malcolm:''' "...don't hesitate that long..."
--->'''Lisa:''' "[[TheHeroDies ...there's not a reason for]] ''[[TheHeroDies me]]'' [[TheHeroDies to take him to the end.]]"
** ''Caramoan:''
---> '''Malcolm:''' (''when Reynold gets up to play his idol'') "Hold up, bro."
** ''Game Changers'':
--->'''Jeff Varner''': (''to Zeke'') "Why haven't you told anyone you're transgender?"
** In ''David vs. Goliath'', the David tribe loses the first immunity challenge, and after leaving back for camp, the show cuts to commercial. The episode leads you to believe beforehand that Nick would be voted out. Then, after the commercials end, the first line is:
--->'''[[TheLeader Pat]]''': "[[GameBreakingInjury I can't see.]]"
** In ''Survivor Australia, Little awkward, overly emotional, flip-flopping Kristy, who had snuck into the final 5 by being so obviously a goat, and had seemingly only managed a place in the top 2 by sheer force of luck after some of the most gob-smackingly bad tribal council decisions in Survivor history, sits down at final tribal council and laughs: "You guys thought I was ''crazy!''"


* WhamLine: [[WhamLine/Survivor ?]]

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* WhamLine: [[WhamLine/Survivor Has its own page]]

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** SurvivorOz made a [[https://survivoroz.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/survivor-oz-top-10-top-10-scene-changing-lines/ list of the Top 10 Scene-Changing Lines]]
** From ''Africa'': "Silas, Teresa, Frank, you guys are now members of Boran. Kelly, Lex, Tom, you guys are now members of Samburu."
** Coach to Cochran on ''South Pacific'': ďIím gonna tell you right now, our tribe isnít budging ... and I feel like you guys are trying to play us.Ē
** Little awkward, overly emotional, flip-flopping Kristy, who had snuck into the final 5 by being so obviously a goat, and had seemingly only managed a place in the top 2 by sheer force of luck after some of the most gob-smackingly bad tribal council decisions in Survivor history, sits down at final tribal council and laughs: "You guys thought I was ''crazy!''"

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* WhamLine:
** SurvivorOz made a [[https://survivoroz.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/survivor-oz-top-10-top-10-scene-changing-lines/ list of the Top 10 Scene-Changing Lines]]
** From ''Africa'': "Silas, Teresa, Frank, you guys are now members of Boran. Kelly, Lex, Tom, you guys are now members of Samburu."
** Coach to Cochran on ''South Pacific'': ďIím gonna tell you right now, our tribe isnít budging ... and I feel like you guys are trying to play us.Ē
** Little awkward, overly emotional, flip-flopping Kristy, who had snuck into the final 5 by being so obviously a goat, and had seemingly only managed a place in the top 2 by sheer force of luck after some of the most gob-smackingly bad tribal council decisions in Survivor history, sits down at final tribal council and laughs: "You guys thought I was ''crazy!''"
WhamLine: [[WhamLine/Survivor Has its own page]]


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** Though to be fair, he did do everything possible to make an impression once he finally did come back, eventually giving himself a more impressive resume than the other players.


* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Yau-Man from ''Fiji'' and Bob Crowley from ''Gabon'', who effectively used maths and physics in challenges. Stephen from ''Tocantins'' also used math in at least one challenge to win

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* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Yau-Man from ''Fiji'' and Bob Crowley from ''Gabon'', who effectively used maths and physics in challenges. challenges; Stephen from ''Tocantins'' also used math in at least one challenge to winwin. Christian from ''David vs. Goliath'' successfully created an algorithm to search the island more efficiently for idols.


** However, some contestants have had brushes his death mid-season, including Mike Skupin in ''Australia'' who got dreary from smoke inhalation while working on a fire and partially FELL INTO IT. Fortunately for Skupin, his glasses and hat hit the fire before his face, but he still took third degree burns to his arms and spent three weeks in a burn unit.

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** However, some contestants have had brushes his death mid-season, including Mike Skupin in ''Australia'' who got dreary from smoke inhalation while working on a fire and partially FELL INTO IT. Fortunately for Skupin, his glasses and hat hit the fire before his face, but he still took third degree third-degree burns to his arms and spent three weeks in a burn unit.



** Some contestants actually have sustained injuries that followed them outside the game. The first person eliminated from guatemala had torn his bicep in a challenge (after the hike). Months later, he was interviewed, and his arm was ''still'' in a splint. (It should be noted that he was actually one of the oldest contestants that season, which slowed down the healing process) Ian from ''Palau'' stated that he has nerve damage in parts of his feet from the nearly-12-hour-long-endurance challenge.
** Heck! In the Bulgarian version of ''Survivor'', one of the contestants died mid season and the show still rolled along.

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** Some contestants actually have sustained injuries that followed them outside the game. The first person eliminated from guatemala Guatemala had torn his bicep in a challenge (after the hike). Months later, he was interviewed, and his arm was ''still'' in a splint. (It should be noted that he was actually one of the oldest contestants that season, which slowed down the healing process) Ian from ''Palau'' stated that he has nerve damage in parts of his feet from the nearly-12-hour-long-endurance challenge.
** Heck! In the Bulgarian version of ''Survivor'', one of the contestants died mid season mid-season and the show still rolled along.



* HamToHamCombat: Mark Burnett, the executive producer of Survivor and the one who brought the show to the United States, has said more than once that when casting the show the producers always try to pick "sixteen A-Type personalities", or in other words, sixteen Indian chiefs and no Indian followers. And of course the entire point of All Star seasons is to pick the biggest LargeHam characters from previous seasons and try to see who can out-ham the others the best.

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* HamToHamCombat: Mark Burnett, the executive producer of Survivor and the one who brought the show to the United States, has said more than once that when casting the show the producers always try to pick "sixteen A-Type personalities", or in other words, sixteen Indian chiefs and no Indian followers. And of course the entire point of All Star all-star seasons is to pick the biggest LargeHam characters from previous seasons and try to see who can out-ham the others the best.



** The show showed Courney yelling "Break her arm" as {{Foreshadowing}} for when Stephenie dislocated her shoulder in that challenge. She had actually said it after the injury in jest of what just happened.

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** The show showed Courney Courtney yelling "Break her arm" as {{Foreshadowing}} for when Stephenie dislocated her shoulder in that challenge. She had actually said it after the injury in jest of what just happened.



** And according to Lex, the shot of his [[OhCrap face]] on All Stars after Kathy refuses to give him her immunity necklace actually had nothing to do with Kathy. It was more him expressing his disgust with Boston Rob then with him thinking that Kathy owed him or something.

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** And according to Lex, the shot of his [[OhCrap face]] on All Stars All-Stars after Kathy refuses to give him her immunity necklace actually had nothing to do with Kathy. It was more him expressing his disgust with Boston Rob then with him thinking that Kathy owed him or something.



* [[MrFanservice Mr]] and MsFanservice: Thess roles are usually taken [[AttentionWhore intentionally]], but [[InnocentFanserviceGirl there are exceptions]].

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* [[MrFanservice Mr]] and MsFanservice: Thess These roles are usually taken [[AttentionWhore intentionally]], but [[InnocentFanserviceGirl there are exceptions]].



* NothingPersonal: Most of the eliminations that take place are strictly due to gameplay or strategic purposes. As shown on social networking sites, many players who go after each other in game are (usually) on good terms with each other outside of it.

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* NothingPersonal: Most of the eliminations that take place are strictly due to gameplay or strategic purposes. As shown on social networking sites, many players who go after each other in game in-game are (usually) on good terms with each other outside of it.



** in "Blood vs Water" Jeff gives one of these to :Colton after he decides to leave the game for pretty much no reason while insinuating that he faked his one world injury.

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** in In "Blood vs Water" Jeff gives one of these to :Colton to: Colton after he decides to leave the game for pretty much no reason while insinuating that he faked his one world ''One World'' injury.



* SassyBlackWoman: A very prevelant trope in the show - Alicia from ''Australian Outback'' seems to have started this trope for the show. Examples following her are Ghandia from ''Thailand'', JoAnna from ''Amazon'', Crystal from ''Gabon'', Candace and Taj from ''Tocantins'', Yasmin from ''Samoa'', [=NaOnka=] from ''Nicaragua'' and Stacey from ''South Pacific''.

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* SassyBlackWoman: A very prevelant prevalent trope in the show - Alicia from ''Australian Outback'' seems to have started this trope for the show. Examples following her are Ghandia from ''Thailand'', JoAnna [=JoAnna=] from ''Amazon'', Crystal from ''Gabon'', Candace and Taj from ''Tocantins'', Yasmin from ''Samoa'', [=NaOnka=] from ''Nicaragua'' and Stacey from ''South Pacific''.



** ''Millenials vs. Gen X'' took the weather difficulty UpToEleven ''on the first two days.'' The season had the bad luck to be starting right when Severe Tropical Cyclone Zena hit Fiji. It got so bad that, for the first time in Survivor history, ''all the castaways had to be evacuated.''

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** ''Millenials ''Millennials vs. Gen X'' took the weather difficulty UpToEleven ''on the first two days.'' The season had the bad luck to be starting right when Severe Tropical Cyclone Zena hit Fiji. It got so bad that, for the first time in Survivor history, ''all the castaways had to be evacuated.''



** Also worth noting is Judd from Guatemala. After being blindsided (hilariously enough after claiming it was just a game and no one should take it personally), he told the people who had just voted him out "Thanks guys! I hope you guys get bit by a freaking crocidile. Scumbags."

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** Also worth noting is Judd from Guatemala. After being blindsided (hilariously enough after claiming it was just a game and no one should take it personally), he told the people who had just voted him out "Thanks guys! I hope you guys get bit by a freaking crocidile.crocodile. Scumbags."



** Phillip and Brandon in Caramoan. Re watch the episodes, and compare how much screen time certain players get before the two are booted.

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** Phillip and Brandon in Caramoan. Re watch Re-watch the episodes, and compare how much screen time certain players get before the two are booted.



** This was the FatalFlaw of the Timbiras in ''Tocantins''. Between Coach and Brendan jockeying for the alpha male position, and Erinn getting the AllOfTheOtherReindeer treatment, the tribe was in a big enough division come the merge that the incoming Jalapaos (who were in the minority) exploited the tribe "factions" and easily to picked off the Timbiras one by one.

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** This was the FatalFlaw of the Timbiras in ''Tocantins''. Between Coach and Brendan jockeying for the alpha male position, and Erinn getting the AllOfTheOtherReindeer treatment, the tribe was in a big enough division come the merge that the incoming Jalapaos (who were in the minority) exploited the tribe "factions" and easily to picked off the Timbiras one by one.one-by-one.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Once an alliance has eliminated their competition, the perceived strongest member/s is/are the one/s who get voted out by their tribe mates because they see him/her as a threat. ''[[UngratefulBastard Ouch]]''.

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Once an alliance has eliminated their competition, the perceived strongest member/s is/are the one/s who get voted out by their tribe mates tribemates because they see him/her as a threat. ''[[UngratefulBastard Ouch]]''.



* AbridgedSeries: Survivor Cagayan is this first of its seires to get an abridged series. Each episode is 2 minutes long and is made by only 2 guys. It can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE2ekonOWxvTGlC9pIWmUY3Va24Ysius- here]]

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* AbridgedSeries: Survivor Cagayan is this first of its seires series to get an abridged series. Each episode is 2 minutes long and is made by only 2 guys. It can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE2ekonOWxvTGlC9pIWmUY3Va24Ysius- here]]



* TheAce: Colby Donaldson during ''Australian Outback'', "Boston" Rob Mariano from ''All-Stars'', ''Heroes vs. Villains'' and ''Redemption Island'', Tom Westman during ''Palau'', Yul Kwon during ''Cook Islands'', Bob Crowley during ''Gabon'', J.T. Thomas during ''Tocantins'' Kim Spardlin from ''One World'' and Malcolm Freberg from ''Philliphines'' and ''Caramoan'' all fit this trope to a T.

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* TheAce: Colby Donaldson during ''Australian Outback'', "Boston" Rob Mariano from ''All-Stars'', ''Heroes vs. Villains'' and ''Redemption Island'', Tom Westman during ''Palau'', Yul Kwon during ''Cook Islands'', Bob Crowley during ''Gabon'', J.T. Thomas during ''Tocantins'' Kim Spardlin Spradlin from ''One World'' and Malcolm Freberg from ''Philliphines'' and ''Caramoan'' all fit this trope to a T.



** Actually, much of the strategy in ''Australian Outback'' and ''Africa'' was based on the survivors knowing that a tie breaker involved who had the most previous votes. Tina from the ''Australian Outback'' managed to give her tribe, Ogakor, a majority during the merge when she tricked Kimmi from Kucha into revealing who had the most votes from Kucha.

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** Actually, much of the strategy in ''Australian Outback'' and ''Africa'' was based on the survivors knowing that a tie breaker tiebreaker involved who had the most previous votes. Tina from the ''Australian Outback'' managed to give her tribe, Ogakor, a majority during the merge when she tricked Kimmi from Kucha into revealing who had the most votes from Kucha.



** ''Redemption Island'', wherin the only characters that were considered interesting were on the losing side of a Pagonging and voted out early, and Rob had such a grip on his tribe to the point where everyone trusted him and believed whatever he said so that his win was almost written in the stars.

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** ''Redemption Island'', wherin wherein the only characters that were considered interesting were on the losing side of a Pagonging and voted out early, and Rob had such a grip on his tribe to the point where everyone trusted him and believed whatever he said so that his win was almost written in the stars.



* BeingGoodSucks: [[HonorBeforeReason Colby]] in ''Australia'', [[StupidGood JT]] in ''Heroes vs Villains'', Matt in ''Redemption Island''.

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* BeingGoodSucks: [[HonorBeforeReason Colby]] in ''Australia'', [[StupidGood JT]] J.T.]] in ''Heroes vs Villains'', Matt in ''Redemption Island''.



* BigBrotherMentor: In Episode 6 of ''Thailand'', after a quarrel over a misunderstanding Robb had, Ken takes Robb under his wing and becomes a sort of Big Brother Mentor to him, teaching how to better relate to his tribe. This calmed down the normally very unpredictable Robb into having an epiphany about himself and suddenly becoming much nicer to his tribe mates.

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* BigBrotherMentor: In Episode 6 of ''Thailand'', after a quarrel over a misunderstanding Robb had, Ken takes Robb under his wing and becomes a sort of Big Brother Mentor to him, teaching how to better relate to his tribe. This calmed down the normally very unpredictable Robb into having an epiphany about himself and suddenly becoming much nicer to his tribe mates.tribemates.



** Brenda won the family visit challenge in ''Caramoan'', which is already fairly unenviable due to having to pick a tribemate or two to go along with and risk alienating everyone else. After she chose Dawn to share the prize, Probst hit her with the SadisticChoice of keep the reward for her and Dawn or have both of them give it up to let everyone ''else'' see their loved ones, thereby forcing her to either ''actively'' deny the others their families or turn her kind gesture to Dawn into a case of YankTheDogsChain. And to add insult to injury, the reward took place just offshore from the camp, within view of anyone not participating thereby stoking their jealously. For a "reward", there was really no way for Brenda to come out unscathed.

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** Brenda won the family visit challenge in ''Caramoan'', which is already fairly unenviable due to having to pick a tribemate or two to go along with and risk alienating everyone else. After she chose Dawn to share the prize, Probst hit her with the SadisticChoice of keep the reward for her and Dawn or have both of them give it up to let everyone ''else'' see their loved ones, thereby forcing her to either ''actively'' deny the others their families or turn her kind gesture to Dawn into a case of YankTheDogsChain. And to add insult to injury, the reward took place just offshore from the camp, within view of anyone not participating thereby stoking their jealously.jealousy. For a "reward", there was really no way for Brenda to come out unscathed.



** Boston Rob chose to vote out Matt early in ''Redmption Island'' because he ''shook hands with the other tribe'' after they won a challenge.

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** Boston Rob chose to vote out Matt early in ''Redmption ''Redemption Island'' because he ''shook hands with the other tribe'' after they won a challenge.



** "Redemption Island", while being on obvious reference to the twist introduced in that season, is also a subtle reference to the fact that two of the most notorious Survivors who had never won a season, Boston Rob and Russell, were trying to redeem themselves by finally winning it all.

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** "Redemption Island", while being on an obvious reference to the twist introduced in that season, is also a subtle reference to the fact that two of the most notorious Survivors who had never won a season, Boston Rob and Russell, were trying to redeem themselves by finally winning it all.



** Parvati during ''Cook Islands'' was seen as merely a flirtly girl who was on a losing tribe which itself was overshadowed by [[TheSmartGuy Yul]] and [[TheAce Ozzy]] on Aitu, but during ''Micronesia'', she managed to use her unassuming reputation to great effect, and built an [[AmazonBrigade all female alliance]] which took her to the Final 2 and eventually a victory. Her reputation grew even more during ''Heroes vs Villains'' when she herself managed to overshadow the self-described "best player ever" [[EntitledBastard Russell Hantz]] in strategy, making several ingenious moves and also overcoming the bias other players had against her. She didn't win this season, but she did come in second, and many believe that she was more deserving overall than either Sandra or Russell.

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** Parvati during ''Cook Islands'' was seen as merely a flirtly flirty girl who was on a losing tribe which itself was overshadowed by [[TheSmartGuy Yul]] and [[TheAce Ozzy]] on Aitu, but during ''Micronesia'', she managed to use her unassuming reputation to great effect, and built an [[AmazonBrigade all female all-female alliance]] which took her to the Final 2 and eventually a victory. Her reputation grew even more during ''Heroes vs Villains'' when she herself managed to overshadow the self-described "best player ever" [[EntitledBastard Russell Hantz]] in strategy, making several ingenious moves and also overcoming the bias other players had against her. She didn't win this season, but she did come in second, and many believe that she was more deserving overall than either Sandra or Russell.



* InformedAbility: Stephenie Lagrossa is regularly touted as one of the physically strongest and most useful women ever to play ''Survivor'', but she has only ever won one challenge on her own. On all three of her ''Survivor'' stints, she was part of the (initally) lesser tribe, first with Ulong (see FanNickname above) on ''Palau'', following through one season later with Yaxha on ''Guatemala'' before the tribal mix up (which some people argue was used to save Stephenie), and finally with the ''Heroes'' tribe in ''Heroes vs. Villains''.

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* InformedAbility: Stephenie Lagrossa is regularly touted as one of the physically strongest and most useful women ever to play ''Survivor'', but she has only ever won one challenge on her own. On all three of her ''Survivor'' stints, she was part of the (initally) (initially) lesser tribe, first with Ulong (see FanNickname above) on ''Palau'', following through one season later with Yaxha on ''Guatemala'' before the tribal mix up (which some people argue was used to save Stephenie), and finally with the ''Heroes'' tribe in ''Heroes vs. Villains''.



** Butch and Matthew were both social outcasts with their tribe during the merge in ''Amazon'', and bonded because of this (as well as both being avid fishermen as well as being charter members of the all male Tambaqui tribe).

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** Butch and Matthew were both social outcasts with their tribe during the merge in ''Amazon'', and bonded because of this (as well as both being avid fishermen as well as being charter members of the all male all-male Tambaqui tribe).



** Russell Swan in ''Phillipines'' is shown interviewing to the camera about trying to find the Hidden Immunity Idol to save himself, even going as far to say that more than likely the camera will show him searching right around where the Idol was hidden and missing it. We cut back to island time, as Malcolm searches right around where the idol is hidden, and even a glint is added to rub in the irony.

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** Russell Swan in ''Phillipines'' ''Philippines'' is shown interviewing to the camera about trying to find the Hidden Immunity Idol to save himself, even going as far to say that more than likely the camera will show him searching right around where the Idol was hidden and missing it. We cut back to island time, as Malcolm searches right around where the idol is hidden, and even a glint is added to rub in the irony.



** Alliances have also suffered this - noteably:

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** Alliances have also suffered this - noteably:notably:



*** Ami's posse in ''Vanuatu'' decided to vote Eliza out instead of obvious target Chris which caused Eliza to ally with Chris and the two other women Ami treated the most contempuously to vote them out one by one.

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*** Ami's posse in ''Vanuatu'' decided to vote Eliza out instead of obvious target Chris which caused Eliza to ally with Chris and the two other women Ami treated the most contempuously contemptuously to vote them out one by one.



* LongSpeechTeaTime: A couple people's rambling has been met with eyerolling. First Philip in ''Redemption Island'' (the editors even made a fake TimePassesMontage during one of his speeches) and then Semhar with her poetry in ''South Pacific''.

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* LongSpeechTeaTime: A couple people's rambling has been met with eyerolling. First Philip Phillip in ''Redemption Island'' (the editors even made a fake TimePassesMontage during one of his speeches) and then Semhar with her poetry in ''South Pacific''.



** The Manono tribe in ''One World''. Considering how dysfunctional it became and that it started out as the mens' tribe, "Man, o no" seems appropriate.

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** The Manono tribe in ''One World''. Considering how dysfunctional it became and that it started out as the mens' men's tribe, "Man, o no" seems appropriate.



** One of the tribes in ''San juan Del Sur'' (Huhnapu) is named after one of the Hero Twins of the Mayan mythology. The season's SoleSurvivor came from this tribe, and her twin sister was [[AngstySurvivingTwin the season's first boot]].

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** One of the tribes in ''San juan Juan Del Sur'' (Huhnapu) is named after one of the Hero Twins of the Mayan mythology. The season's SoleSurvivor came from this tribe, and her twin sister was [[AngstySurvivingTwin the season's first boot]].



* NippleAndDimed: Some fairly strenuous physical competition takes place among women dressed in bikini tops or skimpy shirts. On occasion breasts and nipples have been exposed. As this is American TV, such wardrobe malfunctions are visually bleeped out by blurring or pixillating the screen. This is even done on versions sold to Europe, much to the perplexity of local viewers used to different standards. Especially when the womens' ''arses'' are also visually bleeped out, despite the fact they are clearly wearing bikini bottoms. This appears to be prudery taken to a ridiculous extreme.

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* NippleAndDimed: Some fairly strenuous physical competition takes place among women dressed in bikini tops or skimpy shirts. On occasion breasts and nipples have been exposed. As this is American TV, such wardrobe malfunctions are visually bleeped out by blurring or pixillating pixelating the screen. This is even done on versions sold to Europe, much to the perplexity of local viewers used to different standards. Especially when the womens' ''arses'' women's ''butts'' are also visually bleeped out, despite the fact they are clearly wearing bikini bottoms. This appears to be prudery taken to a ridiculous extreme.



* NoFourthWall: Despite ''Survivor'' being a program with real life contestants stranded in harsh real life conditions, many of the earlier seasons (and some of the more recent ones) try to make it a point of editing out any references to past seasons of Survivor, or even the fact that they are being filmed for TV. The most obvious exception to this rule happens to be from the very first season, ''Borneo''. Not only are there frequent references to the fact that the show they are participating in will soon be seen by millions of TV audience members, the survivors don't even know most of the terminology for the show's set pieces. The Tribal Council is sometimes interchangeably called both the "Island Council" and the "Immunity Council", and BB calls the immunity challenge that his tribe is about to attend the "Indemnity" challenge, although in context calling the challenge an "indeminity challenge" would actually would make just as much sense. In a later episode, Kelly says that "We're not evil, we just play bad people on TV!", and in the episode before that, Colleen makes fun of the upcoming trivia based reward challenge by saying that they already are on a game show.

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* NoFourthWall: Despite ''Survivor'' being a program with real life real-life contestants stranded in harsh real life real-life conditions, many of the earlier seasons (and some of the more recent ones) try to make it a point of editing out any references to past seasons of Survivor, or even the fact that they are being filmed for TV. The most obvious exception to this rule happens to be from the very first season, ''Borneo''. Not only are there frequent references to the fact that the show they are participating in will soon be seen by millions of TV audience members, the survivors don't even know most of the terminology for the show's set pieces. The Tribal Council is sometimes interchangeably called both the "Island Council" and the "Immunity Council", and BB calls the immunity challenge that his tribe is about to attend the "Indemnity" challenge, although in context calling the challenge an "indeminity "indemnity challenge" would actually would make just as much sense. In a later episode, Kelly says that "We're not evil, we just play bad people on TV!", and in the episode before that, Colleen makes fun of the upcoming trivia based reward challenge by saying that they already are on a game show.



* OddFriendship: A staple when a RagtagBunchOfMisfits share a tribe for an extended amount of time. The earliest example was in ''Borneo'': Machivellian gay nudist Rich Hatch and gruff homophobic Navy SEAL Rudy Boesch.

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* OddFriendship: A staple when a RagtagBunchOfMisfits share a tribe for an extended amount of time. The earliest example was in ''Borneo'': Machivellian Machiavellian gay nudist Rich Hatch and gruff homophobic Navy SEAL Rudy Boesch.



* OutlivingOnesOffspring: During ''San Juan Del Sur'', the second ''Blood vs. Water'' season, all the children in the children-parent pair were eliminated before their parents. This is played with in the original ''Blood vs. Water'' with the Tina and Katie (mother/daughter) pair. Tina was technically eliminated before Katie, but she kept on winning at Redemption Island, defeating Katie in the process and thus came BackFromTheDead before being eliminated again to be the last jury member. Played [[TearJerker tragically]] straight, however, with her son (and Katie's brother) dying in an accident at the time the season was still airing.

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* OutlivingOnesOffspring: During ''San Juan Del Sur'', the second ''Blood vs. Water'' season, all the children in the children-parent pair were eliminated before their parents. This is played with in within the original ''Blood vs. Water'' with the Tina and Katie (mother/daughter) pair. Tina was technically eliminated before Katie, but she kept on winning at Redemption Island, defeating Katie in the process and thus came BackFromTheDead before being eliminated again to be the last jury member. Played [[TearJerker tragically]] straight, however, with her son (and Katie's brother) dying in an accident at the time the season was still airing.



* ReligiousBruiser: Tyson Apostol from ''Tocantins'' is a Mormon. Brett Clousser from ''Samoa'' is a prayer warrior. Matt spent almost all of ''Redemption Island'' ''on'' Redemption Island, staying there by going on a challenge streak and talking about God in most of his confessionals.

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* ReligiousBruiser: Tyson Apostol from ''Tocantins'' is a Mormon. Brett Clousser Clouser from ''Samoa'' is a prayer warrior. Matt spent almost all of ''Redemption Island'' ''on'' Redemption Island, staying there by going on a challenge streak and talking about God in most of his confessionals.



* SequelEscalation: The locations for the first three seasons became progressively harder for the contestants to live in. During ''Borneo'', the contestants were merely very uncomfortable. During ''Australian Outback'', Elisabeth almost died of starvation, Barramundi's camp was completely flooded out, and early on there were wild fires near Ogakor's campsite. During ''Africa'', which had the most oppressive heat of any season by far, several contestants contracted various illnesses which took them months or even years to recover from, not to mention the extreme scarcity of water and the very likely chance that one of the players could have been ''eaten'' by one of the wild animals roaming around. Season 4, which was supposed to take place in Jordan(apparently it was supposed to be called ''Survivor: Arabia") would have continued this escalation, but the events of September 11th stopped this dead in it's tracks.

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* SequelEscalation: The locations for the first three seasons became progressively harder for the contestants to live in. During ''Borneo'', the contestants were merely very uncomfortable. During ''Australian Outback'', Elisabeth almost died of starvation, Barramundi's camp was completely flooded out, and early on there were wild fires wildfires near Ogakor's campsite. During ''Africa'', which had the most oppressive heat of any season by far, several contestants contracted various illnesses which took them months or even years to recover from, not to mention the extreme scarcity of water and the very likely chance that one of the players could have been ''eaten'' by one of the wild animals roaming around. Season 4, which was supposed to take place in Jordan(apparently it was supposed to be called ''Survivor: Arabia") would have continued this escalation, but the events of September 11th stopped this dead in it's tracks.



** All Stars had one episode where Amber mimicks a famous scene from Film/BasicInstinct.
** Surprisingly, to ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''. If it was intentional or not, the newtype flash sound effect plays during one of the times when Russell's bragging about one of his Badass {{Batman Gambit}}s working.

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** All Stars All-Stars had one episode where Amber mimicks mimics a famous scene from Film/BasicInstinct.
** Surprisingly, to ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''. If it was intentional or not, the newtype new type flash sound effect plays during one of the times when Russell's bragging about one of his Badass {{Batman Gambit}}s working.



* StealthParody: Easily one of the cleverest of these (if not the only one) was when Greg Buis asked both of the finalists on the first season to pick a number between one and ten during the standard Q&A jury session featured on each finale. Presumably whoever answered closest to the correct anwser would get Greg's vote, and they did (Richard picked 7 and Kelly chose 3 when the secret number was 9). As some time went by and people began to call Richard an overrated winner since he basically won through luck and all the machinations and intrigue of his season were thus pointless, an old interview with Greg then surfaced claiming that he had planned to vote for Richard the entire time and only did the "pick a number" gimmick to mock the overly serious nature of Tribal Council.

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* StealthParody: Easily one of the cleverest of these (if not the only one) was when Greg Buis asked both of the finalists on the first season to pick a number between one and ten during the standard Q&A jury session featured on each finale. Presumably whoever answered closest to the correct anwser answer would get Greg's vote, and they did (Richard picked 7 and Kelly chose 3 when the secret number was 9). As some time went by and people began to call Richard an overrated winner since he basically won through luck and all the machinations and intrigue of his season were thus pointless, an old interview with Greg then surfaced claiming that he had planned to vote for Richard the entire time and only did the "pick a number" gimmick to mock the overly serious nature of Tribal Council.



* UnusualEuphemism: Frank of ''Africa'' claimed that Linda was "So solid, she's buried at the bottom the Hoover dam." Huh?

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* UnusualEuphemism: Frank of ''Africa'' claimed that Linda was "So solid, she's buried at the bottom the Hoover dam.Dam." Huh?



** Rob Cesternino and Matthew Von Ertfelda in ''Amazon'' sort of had this. Rob and the most of the others made fun of Matthew for sharpening the machete all the time and for being socially awkward. Even though most the cast would have decided to boot Matthew for being an outcast, Rob decides to make fun of Matt even more by turning him and Butch into unwitting pawns of his during the merge (see Funny.{{Survivor}}). However, Rob and Matthew later develop a working relationship with one another when Rob decides to blindside Deena and Alex, two fair weather allies of his , and over time as they bond, both of them begin to realize that Rob accidentally gave Matthew too much voting power by the time there were six people left.

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** Rob Cesternino and Matthew Von Ertfelda in ''Amazon'' sort of had this. Rob and the most of the others made fun of Matthew for sharpening the machete all the time and for being socially awkward. Even though most the cast would have decided to boot Matthew for being an outcast, Rob decides to make fun of Matt even more by turning him and Butch into unwitting pawns of his during the merge (see Funny.{{Survivor}}). However, Rob and Matthew later develop a working relationship with one another when Rob decides to blindside Deena and Alex, two fair weather fair-weather allies of his , and over time as they bond, both of them begin to realize that Rob accidentally gave Matthew too much voting power by the time there were six people left.



** 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.]]

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** Episode 9 of ''Marquesas'', "Jury's Out." The dominant Rotu 4 allliance alliance 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 Paschal turned on the Rotu 4 and aligned with the outsiders, taking down Rotu 4 leader [[SmugSnake John Carroll.]]


** Questionable casting choices that went on to win All-Stars include [[TheTease Parvati]], [[FishOutOfWater Cochran]], [[BadassDecay Tyson]], and [[DrunkWithPower Sarah]].

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** Questionable casting choices that went on to win All-Stars all-stars seasons include [[TheTease Parvati]], [[FishOutOfWater Cochran]], [[BadassDecay Tyson]], and [[DrunkWithPower Sarah]].

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* DarkHorseVictory: [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder Vecepia]], [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Jenna]], [[LadySwearsALot Sandra]], [[SatelliteCharacter Amber]], [[OutOfFocus Danni]], [[HypercompetentSidekick Natalie White]], [[ObfuscatingStupidity Fabio]], [[DeadpanSnarker Sophie]], [[ButtMonkey Denise]], [[EvilIsHammy Tony]], [[TheCameo Natalie Anderson]], [[FromNobodyToNightmare Michele]], [[UnluckyEverydude Adam]], [[DeusExMachina Ben]], and [[WinsByDoingAbsolutelyNothing Chris Underwood]].
** Questionable casting choices that went on to win All-Stars include [[TheTease Parvati]], [[FishOutOfWater Cochran]], [[BadassDecay Tyson]], and [[DrunkWithPower Sarah]].


[[Series/{{Survivorman}} Not to be confused with that one show that's actually about surviving.]] Or the [[Literature/SurvivorDogs third series from]] Creator/ErinHunter. Or the [[Music/{{Survivor}} band]] best known for "Eye of the Tiger".

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[[Series/{{Survivorman}} Not to be confused with that one show that's actually about surviving.]] Or the [[Literature/SurvivorDogs third series from]] Creator/ErinHunter. Or the [[Music/{{Survivor}} band]] best known for "Eye of the Tiger".
Tiger". Or the [[VideoGame/SurvivorFire game about trying to escape from a fire.]]

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* WinsByDoingAbsolutelyNothing: Chris Underwood in ''Edge of Extinction'' - the "Edge of extinction" twist clustered more or less the ''entire'' cast into the jury. Chris, voted out third, entered the game at [[EleventhHourSuperpower the final moment]] after spending about 30 days sitting on Exile Island not actually ''playing'' the game.... except for schmoozing with the jurors.


* NostalgiaFilter: Some viewers ''really'' prefer the older seasons to the more recent ones.

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* TropicalIslandAdventure: Most of the series is set on tropical islands.


** The Black Widow brigade in ''Micronesia'': [[FemmeFatale Parvati]] is sanguine, Amanda is phlegmatic I, [[TeamMom Cirie]] is choleric and [[PromotedFangirl Natalie]] is melancholic.

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** The Black Widow brigade in ''Micronesia'': [[FemmeFatale Parvati]] is sanguine, Amanda is phlegmatic I, [[TeamMom Cirie]] is choleric and [[PromotedFangirl [[PromotedFanboy Natalie]] is melancholic.

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