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1[[foldercontrol]]²²!The Tribes²²[[folder:Tagi]]²²* AntiHeroTeam: The URExample and TropeMaker as the Tagi alliance were the first alliance in Survivor history.²* [[TheBadGuyWins The Bad Guys Win]]²* ChekhovsSkill: The Pagonging strategy will be used by numerous tribes during merge in future seasons.²* FiveManBand²** TheLeader: Richard.²** TheLancer: Sue.²** TheBigGirl: Kelly.²** TheSmartGuy[=/=]TokenGoodTeammate: Sean.²** TeamDad: Rudy.²* LocationThemeNaming²* MonochromeCasting²* NothingPersonal²* TeethClenchedTeamwork²* WolfInSheepsClothing: Called this in the opening of episode 8.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Pagong]]²²* TheChewToy²* DecapitatedArmy: Tagi purposely targeted Gretchen in their first vote, because she was clearly the TeamMom. Once she was gone, Pagong became [[DividedWeFall easy pickings ]].²* DwindlingParty: Both the URExample and TropeMaker for Survivor. This inspired the term "[[FanNickname Pagonging]]".²* FiveManBand²** TheLeader: Gretchen.²** TheLancer: Gervase.²** TheBigGuy: Joel.²** TheSmartGuy: Greg.²** {{The Chick}}s: Colleen and Jenna.²* FromBadToWorse: After Gretchen's ShockingElimination.²* LocationThemeNaming²* RepetitiveName: The actual name of the beach they were on is called Pagong-Pagong.²* TooDumbToLive: Basically played into the hands of Tagi all season long.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Rattana]]²* SurvivalOfTheFittest: A defining example of the trope; the first merged tribe was designed to initiate an everyone for themselves style of play and individual immunity.²[[/folder]]²²!The Sole Survivor²²[[folder:Richard Hatch]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_richard.jpg]]²²Richard would return for [[Characters/SurvivorAllStars All-Stars]].²²* ActionSurvivor: He's no NonActionGuy, but he's nowhere near the league of physical players like Kelly or/and Greg.²* AffablyEvil: Is a pretty nice guy and is very relatable.²* AntiHero:²%%* BadassBeard²* BadassBoast:²** Before he was even officially ''cast'', here's what he had to say to Creator/MarkBurnett, Jeff Probst, and Les Moonves:²---> You know you're going to pick me, but what you don't know is that I'm going to ''win''. And after I win, I'm going to host ''next'' year's show.²** Of course, on the very first day of Borneo, he said this:²--->I'm good to go survival-wise. People-wise, it'll be a little more challengin', but I've got the million-dollar check written already. I mean, I'm the winner. It's that kind of cocky attitude that makes people really hate your guts. So, that's the kind of thing I have to keep under wraps.²** Again, in Episode 9, referring to the last Tribal Council where Sean referred to Richard's fishing as the reason he hasn't been voted out yet:²---> ...Catching fish makes people happy, but that's not the reason they're voting me here. They're not voting me off because ''I'm not letting them.''²%%* BadassGay²* TheBadGuyWins: At the time the inaugural season was airing, he was portrayed as an antagonist for forming alliance when it was still considered taboo by the audiences.²* BatmanGambit: Throwing the final challenge. He correctly assumed that Kelly would win and vote out Rudy, ensuring that ''he'' didn't have to vote out Rudy. Although they were extremely loyal allies throughout the whole game, Richard believed that he couldn't win against Rudy, so if he had won, he would have voted him out over Kelly. This raises the possibility of Rudy feeling betrayed by Rich and voting for Kelly, so by throwing the challenge, Richard gets to throw the dirt onto Kelly. He also knew that Kelly felt the same way about Rudy (that she couldn't win against him, but could possibly win against Richard). He also waited long enough to get the temptation (food, in this case oranges) from the host.²* BigBad: His portrayal at the time. ²* TheChessmaster: The URExample, TropeMaker and seen as the TropeCodifier within Survivor. He established the strategical gameplay that future players will be using in future seasons.²* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: Defeated Kelly, the castaway who dominated the individual challenges until the very end, in a close vote.²* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In the first episode, the rest of Tagi is scrambling around trying to figure out how to set up shelter and figure things out survival-wise. Richard, the first strategist of the series, simply sits back in a tree and watches them all go, sizing his competition up.²* EvilGenius[=/=]TheSmartGuy²* FollowTheLeader: His style of gameplay will be considered basic Survivor plays for the future seasons.²* JerkAssWoobie: He had a tough childhood and was discriminated against in his lifetime for being gay.²** And it's pretty hard not to feel bad for the guy with all the shit he's gone through legally post-show.²* LargeAndInCharge: He's 6'4, and over 200 lbs. Before the show, he was even bigger (at one point he mentions how he dropped one hundred pounds just to get in shape enough to pass the physical).²* LargeHam: His obnoxious, over the top rendition of ''99 Bottles Of Beer On The Wall'' during the final six Immunity Challenge would qualify him for this. Not to mention his weird little HappyDance that he does when he wins immunity during the Episode 10 challenge.²* ManipulativeBastard²* NakedPeopleAreFunny: He doesn't view being nude as sexual, he viewed it as Natural.²* [[IntergenerationalFriendship Intergenerational]] OddFriendship: With Rudy.²* {{Pixellation}}: Richard was the first person be fully nude. ²* SelfDeprecation:²--> (Referring to Rudy) They think ''he's'' arrogant? I'm out of here!²* SitcomArchNemesis: To Colleen after the merge.²* SmallNameBigEgo: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. While Richard is the first person to admit that he's an arrogant bastard, in this case he really ''is'' the smartest guy in the room.²* SmugSnake: Early on. But by episode four, he shows that he knows what he's talking about when he forms Series/{{Survivor}}s first successful alliance.²* SoleSurvivor: The URExample.²* StraightGay: Sue called him a masculine Gay Guy.²* TheBear ²* TheStrategist: The prototypical version of this trope in the context of Survivor. More than a few players tried to pattern themselves after him in subsequent seasons.²* TropeMaker: For many things in Survivor.²* URExample: For Survivor: He's the Example for the Strategist and the first winner.²[[/folder]]²²!Runner-Up²²[[folder:Kelly Wigglesworth]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_kelly.jpg]]²²Years after Borneo, Kelly was chosen via public vote to compete on Characters/SurvivorCambodia²²* ActionGirl: Her impressive streak of immunity challenge wins is the reason she made it to the final, as the Tagi alliance was gunning for her from the moment she defected. Also Kelly created the record for most individual immunity wins in a single season for woman[[note]][[Characters/SurvivorTheAustralianOutback Colby Donaldson]] broke her record with 5 wins in a single season. [[Characters/SurvivorTheAmazon Jenna Mosaca]] and [[Characters/SurvivorOneWorld Kim Spradlin]] had also won four individual immunity challenges during their respective seasons[[/note]].²* [[TheBigGuy The Big Girl]]: To Tagi.²* BitchInSheepsClothing: Sean and especially Susan viewed her as this at Final Tribal Council.²* CheatersNeverProsper: Richard claimed in post game interviews that Kelly was fed by Production.²* ClusterFBomb: During her fight with Sue.²* TheCobblersChildrenHaveNoShoes: She was a whitewater rafting guide so you'd think she'd have an easy time beating Gervase, who had no experience with boats whatsoever, in a challenge that involved operating a canoe. Instead, he beats her easily. Sue makes sure to turn this into a TakeThat at Final Jury.²* DealWithTheDevil: Kelly explicitly refers to making an alliance with Richard as "like making a deal with the devil".²* HardWorkHardlyWorks: Being the first challenge Dominator does not mean you win the million dollars. ²* IJustWantToBeNormal: Kelly eventually finds Richard's alliance to be taking the competitiveness and fun out of the game, and decides after Gervase's boot to start going solo. She also yearns to hang out and be with the members of Pagong, people her own age, rather than be on Tagi where everybody is older than her.²* LadyOfWar²* NoDamageRun: Though she lost in the end.²* OutOfFocus: For the first half of the game.²* {{Pixellation}}: Kelly had her mouth blurred a few during her fight with Sue.²* PluckyGirl²* ShoutOut: After leaving Richard's alliance out of guilt, she said she felt that not voting her conscience made her feel like [[StarWars Luke Skywalker]] being tempted by Darth Vader (Richard).²* SixthRangerTraitor: To the Tagi alliance.²* SpannerInTheWorks: How she outlasted Colleen, Sean, Sue, and Rudy. They liked Colleen more than Kelly, especially after Kelly defected, but when she won immunity, they had no choice but to vote her out. Kelly then keep on winning immunity after immunity.²[[/folder]]²²!The Jury²²[[folder:Rudy Boesch]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_rudy.jpg]]²²Rudy was chosen to compete in [[Characters/SurvivorAllStars All-Stars]]²²* AnOfferYouCantRefuse: Would frequently make remarks about what he and his "buddies" would do to anyone that broke ranks from the Tagis. Exactly how many of them were supposed to be taken seriously is a RiddleForTheAges.²* BadassGrandpa: Rudy was the oldest contestant to play ever and an actual grandfather. Rudy was the oldest person to win individual immunity and finished the game in 3rd. Said 3rd place finish only happen because of a brief mistake when he took his hand off the idol.²* BreakoutCharacter: While he's still a fan favorite, at the time of the show he was ''by far'' the most popular contestant due to his humorous personality.²* CharacterDevelopment: He originally said he would [[HeteronormativeCrusader vote out someone for being queer]], but then forms his closest alliance and friendship with Richard.²* CoolOldGuy: The oldest person to appear on the show.²* DeadpanSnarker²* {{Determinator}}: He even applied for the ''next'' season following this one, saying that he's willing to play until he finally wins. Hell, he was even willing to compete on [[Characters/SurvivorHeroesVsVillains Heroes vs Villains]] ten years later, while he was in his early eighties. This guy's a ''beast''.²* FishOutOfWater/ OnlySaneMan: Rudy's age and extensive military background make him very uncomfortable around his much younger civilian tribe-mates, but unlike B.B on Pagong, he understands that he's outnumbered and has to work with them rather than trying to impose his way of living.²* GrumpyOldMan: Certainly to Stacey.²* HairTriggerTemper²* HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday: During his confessionals he admits that he and Richard were developing a close bond, but quickly adds “not in a homosexual kinda way, that’s for sure.”²* IGaveMyWord: If he makes an agreement he will keep it. Early in the game he and Richard made an agreement to make it to the end and Rudy never wavered from it. In the final tribal council he asks no questions and in the confessional he says that he had made an agreement and is fulfilling his obligation by voting for Richard. He holds everyone else to this same standard of honor and warns several people that there will be violent consequences if they betray him.²* ImAHumanitarian: In a bonus scene from the "Greatest and Most Outrageous Moments" DVD, he mentions that he won't eat a rat until he's truly starving, "And then I might eat my buddy", with Richard standing right next to him.²* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Made blunt remarks about sexuality, incest, and when he thought people were idiots amongst other things and that was part of his charm.²* [[IntergenerationalFriendship Intergenerational]] OddFriendship: With Richard²--> Me and Richard got to be pretty good friends, [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday (but) not in a homosexual way]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoCLK6KKMt8 That's for sure.]]²* NobleBigot: Unapologetically homophobic but a good (though not very nice) man with a strong sense of personal honor.²* OldSoldier²* PerpetualFrowner²* RetiredBadass: He was a retired Navy seal.²* SitcomArchNemesis: To Stacey.²* TeamChef: The cooking area even had a homemade plaque reading "Rowdy Rudy's Diner".²* TeamDad: To Tagi²* TouchOfDeath: Whoever Rudy voted for at every single Tribal Council in which he participated was the person voted out. He was only voted out at the Final 3 when he was unable to vote.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Susan Hawk]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_susan.jpg]]²²Susan was selected to return in [[Characters/SurvivorAllStars All-Stars]]²²* AwesomeMcCoolName: Susan ''[[NobleBirdOfPrey Hawk]]''²* BrutalHonesty: Sue admitted to this.²* CoolShades²* ClusterFBomb: During the penultimate episode when she has a falling out with Kelly, Sue falls into this.²* TheDragon or TheStarscream: Depending on what point of the season it is she's either the most ardent supporter of Richard's alliance or planning to backstab him with Kelly.²* HairTriggerTemper: She has her moments.²* IceQueen²* {{Ladette}}: Greg outright calls her "A Boy Named Sue" at one point.²* LadyMacbeth: To Richard.²* TheNicknamer: In the companion book, she refers to her male tribe-mates as (Sean) "[[BunnyEarsLawyer a neurotic doctor]]", (Dirk) "[[TheFundamentalist a confused virgin]]", (Richard) "a [[StraightGay masculine gay guy]]", (Rudy) "and an [[GrumpyOldMan old grump]]."²* ObfuscatingStupidity: Sue claims that this was part of her strategy. Odds are she's decidedly smarter than she initially let on (right up until she snapped at Colleen at a Tribal Council for complaining about the alliance and likened it to corporate lobbyists), but perhaps not as smart as she thought she was.²* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Sue.²* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Her Snakes and Rats Speech is the URExample.²* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was in consideration for the highest profile post-''Survivor'' gig of any of the contestants. She guest hosted ''Live with Regis'' after Kathie Lee Gifford's departure from the show, and won acclaim for both her rapport with Regis Philbin and her interview with then-President UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush. However, she decided that she did not want to take on the role full-time. Shortly thereafter, soap opera actress Kelly Ripa was chosen as the permanent replacement for Gifford.²* YoungerThanTheyLook: Sue was only 36 but looks at least 40.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Sean Kenniff]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_sean.jpg]]²²* AwesomeMcCoolname / {{Trope2000}}: His (useless) handcrafted fishing pole, which he dubs "The Superpole 2000."²* BeingGoodSucks: He made the choice to vote alphabetically only because he was trying to find a way to vote that wasn't based on emotional decisions, and thus not upset the person he was voting for.²* BrainyBrunette: In Real Life.²* [[BunnyEarsLawyer Bunny Ears Doctor]]: Sean was a Doctor, specifically a Neurologist and he did treated Sonja's wound. However His personality and portrayal on the show cause people to question how he was able become one in the first place.²* ButtMonkey: Everyone treated him as either weak or stupid (or both) because of his alphabet strategy.²* TheDitherer: The Alphabet Strategy was a way for Sean to never have to choose a side, but there are other examples too. For instance, after he had won the Reward Challenge where he got to spend overnight on a Yacht, he had promised to take Kelly on board the next morning for breakfast. When confronted by Jeff Probst with the decision on whom to take though, Sean chickened out at the last minute and took Rich instead. Sue in particular was always talking about how Sean lacked the balls to make any kind of decision in the game.²* DitzyGenius: Not just with the Alphabet Strategy, but in general. He's supposed to be really smart (given that he's a neurosurgeon, this should come with the territory) but ''really'' flaky and weird sometimes, with Gervase calling him "the dumbest [[TheSmartGuy smart guy]] that I ever met'' during the DVD commentary.²* HonorBeforeReason: The alphabet strategy.²* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: He chose the alphabet strategy to avoid hurting people's feelings, seeing himself as a throwaway vote and not wanting to be a swing vote. He never considered that by being so open and predictab,le with his strategy he was designating a target at every tribal council. When Jenna got voted out he finally realized that his one innocent vote ([[{{Irony}} cast because he believed Jenna was not at risk or else he would have deviated from his pattern]]) was responsible and was visibly horrified.²* NiceGuy: He cares for others feelings and doesn't want to hurt them. However, [[FatalFlaw He was Likely too Nice for his own good in this game]].²* NiceHat: His blue Baseball cap.²* NiceJobBreakingItHero: His early post-merge decision to openly vote for people based on alphabetical order is what ultimately costs Pagong their last chance to topple the Richard/Sue/Rudy/Kelly alliance. Had he voted for Richard not only would Jenna have been saved but Richard would have been sent packing and the Tagi alliance would have been destroyed.²* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[AllThereInTheManual In the companion book]], it's revealed that Sean adopted his alphabet strategy because Pagong's names came up earlier in the alphabet. He notably abandons the strategy once the letters get to Tagi members.²* OddFriendship: With Richard.²* TallDarkAndHandsome²* TheSlacker: Briefly with Dirk. He gets better, shortly before Dirk is voted off.²* TokenGoodTeammate: Of the Tagi Alliance.²* ThoseTwoGuys: With Dirk in the first few episodes.²* UnwittingPawn: The only Tagi to make it to the merge without joining the alliance, he unintentionally joined it anyway.²* WallOfBlather: about His Alphabet Strategy.²* WhatAnIdiot: The InUniverse Reaction from his unawareness of the Tagi alliance.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Colleen Haskell]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_colleen.jpg]]²²* HundredPercentAdorationRating: You'd be hard pressed to find a Survivor fan who doesn't like her²* BrokenBird: Actually manages to turn into this the further along the season goes post-merge. As it becomes more and more hopeless for Pagong to win it's pretty clear she just wants the whole thing to be over with.²** In particular, her legs were in a nauseating condition by the time she was voted out, to the point that bugs were starting to nest in her wounds.²* BitingTheHandHumor: While she does it much less then Greg, she does her fair share of mocking the concept of the show²* TheChick: Along with Jenna to Pagong.²* TheCutie²* DeadpanSnarker: Especially with Richard around.²* GallowsHumor: Renamed herself “Sitting Duck” for her two final Tribal Councils, in recognition of Tagi’s dominance and her inevitable demise.²* JustFriends: Her response to her and Greg's relationship.²* LampshadeHanging: When the tree mail indicates that the upcoming Reward Challenge involves a trivia contest, Colleen shouts out "Wait a minute...we're ''on'' a GameShow."²* LastOfHisKind: Was the last member of Pagong still in the game²* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]²* PowerHair²* PluckyGirl²* ShipTease: With Greg (though they claimed it was [[JustFriends only friendship]]).²* SitcomArchNemesis: With Richard after the merge.²* {{Shorttank}}²* StrongFamilyResemblance: To her mother as seen in the loved ones video challenge.²* WorthyOpponent: She came to appreciate Richard’s skills and sense of humor and was originally going to vote for him to win, until Kelly’s answers and (probably) Sue’s speech convinced her to vote for Kelly.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Gervase Peterson]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_gervase.jpg]]²²Many Years after Borneo, Gervase would be selected to return for [[Characters/SurvivorBloodVsWater Blood vs. Water]] with [[SpinOffspring Niece, Marissa]]²²* BaldOfAwesome²* TheCharmer: This was his strategy to winning the game. He made no effort to disguise the fact that he didn't particularly pitch in and help around the camp and instead banked on people finding him entertaining enough to keep around.²* KarmaHoudini: While it was Gervase that made the infamous "cow joke," Joel ended up taking the fall for it and Gervase got off Scot-free.²* TheLancer: To Pagong.²* LazyBum: Self-Admitted.²* TheSlacker: Even called one by Susan.²* StrawMisogynist: Depending on whether or not you believe that his "Women are the stupidest things on the planet next to cows" comment was meant as a joke or not.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Jenna Lewis]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_jenna.jpg]]²²Jenna would return for [[Characters/SurvivorAllStars All-Stars]] as a replacement for Colleen.²²* BitchInSheepsClothing: Despite her [[ThePollyanna (overly) sunny demeanor]], Jenna admitted that she was looking forward to voting people out. Especially evident with Ramona, who Jenna befriended but was more than happy to vote out.²* BrokenTears: After not getting her video tape from home.²* CallBack: Said “Moo” when she voted against Joel and later Gervase, referencing Gervase’s comment that “women were the only things dumber than cows.” Also counts as a PreMortemOneLiner for Joel, who was voted out in that Tribal Council.²* TheChick: Along with Colleen for Pagong.²* MsFanservice²* PluckyGirl²* TwoFirstNames²* WallOfBlather: One thing that almost everyone who plays with Jenna says is that she never, ever shuts up. When she was getting voted off, Rudy even said in the voting booth that "I'm eliminating the big mouth".²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Greg Buis]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_greg.jpg]]²²* AllThereInTheManual: In the companion book to the show, Creator/MarkBurnett espouses in detail about how Greg basically drove the crew ''nuts''.²* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: "If people are fear and self-preservation motivated they'll band together, they'll form alliances, they'll start beating people out to get rid of the strong ones and get rid of this and get rid of that and, you know, if that happens I hope they vote me off soon because that to me is -- whoa, cool flying fish."²* BadassBookworm: Attended an Ivy League University, and was one of the best pure survivalists in this or any other season.²* {{Bishounen}}²* TheBigGuy: To Pagong.²* BitingTheHandHumor: His general mockery of the show, especially the supposed seriousness of Tribal Council, counts as this.²* BrotherSisterIncest: Rudy jokes about Greg being attracted to his sister based on the ''odd'' way the two communicate via the video messages they send one another (Dr. Sean takes a more lighthearted approach to the videos and says something to the effect of that being a CloudCuckooLander must run in Greg's family).²* ChewingTheScenery²* CloudCuckooLander: The URExample for Survivor.²* EatTheDog: Talked about in the final episode.²* EstablishingCharacterMoment: When he hosted an impromptu island version of ''Series/TheDatingGame'' with the rest of his Pagong tribe, but the introduction of Greg's coconut phone in Episode 4 is when we ''really'' got to see an extensive look into his personality (or as much as the producers would allow us to see).²* {{Foreshadowing}}: Greg's comment about wanting to be voted if the game turned into strategy taking over.²* ForTheLulz: For a lot of antics.²* ForWantOfANail: Had he not won immunity at the merge, the Tagis ''were'' going to vote him off. ²* InsufferableGenius²* {{Keet}}²* LargeHam²* MrFanservice²* NiceCharacterMeanActor: Perhaps not mean as much as supposedly incredibly difficult to deal with and edit around. Apparently he drove Jeff Probst and the production crew nuts.²* NothingPersonal: In his last episode, Greg said if you had a pet kitten, it's this in a survival situation where you have to [[EatTheDog eat the kitten]]²* ShipTease: With Colleen (Though they claimed it was only friendship). He may have been deliberately invoking this trope as another parody moment.²* ShowSomeLeg: He tries to mess with Richard, who finds him attractive, by flirting with him. [[IgnoreTheFanservice Richard is amused but sees through the ploy and votes him out anyway.]]²* StealthParody: Several, but his "pick a number" request is perhaps the most well known.²* {{Troll}}: If Mark Burnett's descriptions of his antics are anything to go by, he certainly qualifies as this.²* WorthyOpponent: Greg's feeling towards the show itself. Despite being a pain, his final words are about how much he respects the show and the production team, especially Mark Burnett.²[[/folder]]²²! Voted Out²²[[folder:Gretchen Cordy]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_gretchen.jpg]]²²* ActionMom: Gretchen was a Survival Instructor for the army. ²* AnyoneCanDie: The reaction the Pagong tribe (and even the production team) had when Gretchen was voted out.²* BigOMG: At her last tribal council.²* DecoyProtagonist: Was portrayed as {{The Hero}}ine of the Pagong tribe but became the very first victim of blindside in the show's history.²* {{The Hero}}ine: To Pagong.²* HonorBeforeReason: Refused to consider an alliance between the members of her tribe against Tagi once they got past the merge. This cost her (and everyone else in her tribe subsequently).²* IntergenerationalFriendship: With BB²* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Even though Gretchen was a great inspirational leader for Pagong and the one who knew the most about wilderness survival, she was also the one most responsible for Pagong coming into the merge naive and unprepared for the threat that was the Tagi Alliance. Some contestants (such as Joel, and later on, Colleen, Jenna, and Gervase) were perfectly willing to make alliances, and there's a possibility that they would have formed one earlier had Gretchen not convinced them that alliance making was wrong.²* OhCrap: When she realizes that she's about to be eliminated.²* SacrificialLion: She is the very first example of a castaway blindsided due to their strength.²* TeamMom: For Pagong.²* TeethClenchedTeamwork: Gretchen’s feelings towards Joel, particularly during the spear-throwing challenge.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Joel Klug]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_joel.jpg]]²²* BoisterousBruiser²* TheCassandra: He was the only person on Pagong who even ''considered'' that forming alliances might be a good idea, and was booted because he was considered "arrogant" for even bringing up the idea.²* FarmBoy: According to his [[AllThereInTheManual Bio]], Joel grew up in a farm.²* MrFanservice²* GeniusBruiser²* {{Misblamed}}: During Episode 6. According to the women of Pagong, Joel is a chauvinist for laughing at a mildly sexist comment that ''Gervase'' made. He is voted out in the very same episode.²* OutOfFocus: Comparatively to his castmates, Joel didn't get much screentime.²* TheStinger: During the montage where the women of Pagong proclaim that Joel is a chauvinist, Joel adamantly denies that he is one and says that he thinks that women are equal to men. But at the very end, Joel makes a weird little fluttering movement with his eyes that suggests that maybe he really is one.²* StrawMisogynist: Maybe. See TheStinger above.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Dirk Been]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_dirk.jpg]]²²* BlindDate: Dirk Mention liked to got out on these in his [[AllThereInTheManual Pre-Game Profile]].²* FarmBoy²* {{Hypocrite}}: A minor example, but Dirk said he was getting annoyed with Rich talking about his homosexuality. Dirk was talking a lot about his Religion and was annoying his tribe(particular Sue) with his blather while Richard kept quiet about him being gay.²* TheFundamentalist²* LazyBum: In the last episode or two that he was in.²* PrecociousCrush: With Kelly. It's actually a little cute once you realize that it genuinely ''is'' just precocious and not sexual in nature.²* ReligiousBruiser²* ThoseTwoGuys: With Sean.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Ramona Gray]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_ramona.jpg]]²²* BlackBestFriend: To Jenna. Ramona's boot episode was centered heavily on the dilemma Jenna has on voting her out in spite of being her best friend on Pagong.²* BoyishShortHair²* HeelFaceDoorSlam: She was sick for most of the game, but she got better just in time for this to happen. In fact, the episode she was voted off in is entitled "Too Little, Too Late".²* HotScientist²* IllGirl: On the paddle ride to camp, she accidentally swallowed a lot of sea water, causing her to be ill. She only got better a few days before getting voted off.²* LazyBum: Her tribe accused her of this.²* TheLoad: Ramona's sickness made her weak in challenges and she didn't work around camp until the end.²* OnlyChildSyndrome: Ramona offhandedly mentions she was an only child.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Stacey Stillman]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_stacey.jpg]]²²* AlliterativeName²* BrainyBrunette: Technically, ''she'' was the first person to start an alliance on Survivor. It was just a failed one, and it only failed allegedly due to ExecutiveMeddling.²* TheLoad: Accused of this.²* PluckyGirl²* SitcomArchNemesis: To Rudy.²* [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Two Girls]]: With Kelly before her boot²* WhenSheSmiles²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:B.B Andersen]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_bb.jpg]]²²* AlliterativeName: B.B is short for Bill Boyle.²* BenevolentBoss: At least he TRIED to be this.²* BusCrash: He died in October 2013, thus not allowing him to compete in All-Star seasons. It was really saddening to learn that he had succumbed to brain cancer in hindsight of Sonja's story about beating cancer before.²* DiggingYourselfDeeper: Unlike Rudy, B.B refused to alter his aggressive Type A personality in order to work with his tribe. Gervase even references this very trope just before Pagong heads to Tribal Council by saying that B.B dug his own grave.²* FishOutOfWater: B.B was the oldest member of the youth dominated Pagong tribe, and his age combined with his abrasive personality didn't let him fit in. Or as best summed up by Greg:²-->'''Greg''': "B.B's a good guy. He's pretty strong willed and he's got his plan as well. He's caring. He commands respect. Definitely feels the difference between his age and other people, and doesn't want to seem to bridge that gap as much as just be who he is."²* GrumpyOldMan: B.B. was upset with tribemates lack of work ethic.²* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Gretchen. Had good things to say about Jenna and Greg, though he didn't take the time to know Jenna's name and mistakenly thought Greg was named "Craig".²* PointyHairedBoss: What most of his tribe thought of him.²* StupidBoss: Gretchen repeatedely told him that the Pagong shelter should be moved back farther from the ocean, but he didn't listen until the said shelter was almost flooded.²* SuicideByCop: He asked to be voted off, and even admits it several times during his boot episode. Interestingly, Mark Burnett makes an (possibly apocryphal) anecdote in the Borneo companion book about the psychologist who used to work for the show, Gene Ondrusek, and how he actually convinced B.B. to quit the show when going through the pre-show tests.²* {{Workaholic}}: This trope certainly applies to B.B in one respect, as he was a workaholic, but he doesn't totally fit into the trope on account of him being a millionaire in real life.²* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Parodied in the Mad Magazine article about the show, BB was thought of as too bossy to be kept around after he was done building the shelter.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Sonja Christopher]]²[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/s01_sonja.jpg]]²²* CoolOldLady: Sonja is the oldest woman to complete ever on Survivor and is a very sweet and funny woman.²* EstablishingCharacterMoment: When she played her parody rendition of "Bye Bye Blues" on her ukulele to Richard.²* HideYourLesbians: Sonja's sexuality wasn't know until well after the show.²* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: According to her [[AllThereInTheManual Bio]], Sonja beat out Cancer.²* ItsAllMyFault: Sonja felt responsible for the tribe's loss at the immunity challenge.²* TheLoad: Sonja's stumble cost her tribe the win. ²* SacrificialLamb: Losing the first immunity challenge made her an easy target to pick off, and set the standard for cutting the weak link when they drag down the rest of the tribe from thereafter.²* SmallRoleBigImpact: She doesn't do much while she's in the game, but Sonja is WhereItAllBegan as what to think about as the biggest reasons to cut someone loose when voting someone out of the game, hers being poor challenge performance.²* TwoFirstNames²* UrExample: The ''very'' first person to be VotedOffTheIsland.²[[/folder]]²²[[/index]]²----

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