Brandon Hantz mouths off about Mikayla being “classless” due to her comments at the previous tribal council regarding Brandon being a “Hantz.” More tears, more unbalanced mumblings from Brandon. Shall we move on?
Redemption Island Duel:
Back at camp Albert and Mikayla tell Coach what happened at the Redemption Island duel. Coach is very upset and says “Can this day get any better?”. Albert decides it’s important to look for the individual immunity idol at their camp. He finds clue #2. He decides to trust only Coach and Sophie with this information. They all three look for the idol. Coach finds the idol up a tree on the beach. He shows Sophie and Albert the idol and is extremely happy that he’s found it. (Albert this is not a team sport! What were you thinking?) We shall see how this plays out.
Back at Savaii Jim is still hot on getting rid of Elyse. He wants to weaken Ozzy’s position. Ozzy, Keith and Cochran go out to fish. Ozzy catches 11 fish for his tribemates. Cochran sits in the boat (this is about as useful as he gets). Cochran feeling full of himself and fueled by Jim and Dawn’s agreement to keep him and get rid of Elyse gives an interview where he says that Ozzy was once a “Mogli-esque” figure on Survivor and is now a middle-aged man who catches fish occasionally. I just must interject here. Ozzy is 30 years old and Cochran is 24 years old. If 30 is “middle-aged” heaven help us!! The jealousy spewing from Cochrane for Ozzy is pathetic at best. Ozzy’s looks, physical ability, knowledge of survival, etc. are so beyond the realm of Cochran’s abilities it’s laughable. But that’s not really what this game is about. It’s outwit, ouplay, outsmart.
Back at Upolu camp, Brandon who was taught Cajun cooking by his family, whips up a feast for his tribemates who eat vegetables, bread, pig and spit. It’s a good day at Upolu!
Savaii doesn’t fair as well and they go back to camp with all kinds of injuries. Dawn lost a half a molar. Ozzy’s jaw is dislocated. The other tribe members have chipped teeth and cuts on their gums. Cochrane of course feels his teeth shifting as he hasn’t been wearing his retainer and headgear. (surprise!).
Cochrane decides to mention to the group that now they probably got herpes from one another. Thanks Cochrane!! Who has herpes they ask? He says didn’t you ever get a cold sore, that’s herpes. When they say no, do you get cold sores? he backtracks and says, “well I’ll probably get them from you now.” Just when your day couldn’t get any better here’s Cochran to the rescue, herpes and all.
Jim decides to approach Keith about voting out Elyse and weakening Ozzy. Keith readily agrees. Let’s refresh here for a moment. Keith and Ozzy were the first alliance at Savaii. Keith however immediately outed Ozzy to Whitney when Ozzy found the idol. Keith cannot be trusted. Keith and Whitney discuss their options. They want to find a way that they can get Elyse out and maintain Ozzy’s trust. Good luck with that you two, don’t think that’s going to happen.
At tribal council Jeff P. concentrates on Cochran and Elyse. Cochran is becoming quite cocky and tells Jeff he certainly doesn’t want to see his name go down tonight. Jeff probes (ha get it?) the tribe members about Cochran’s social graces or lack of them. He wants to know if he’s endearing or annoying. Well I vote for annoying but I’m not on survivor so I digress….. Ultimately everyone is trying to be nice and assure Jeff that although Cochrane is basically useless and has many idiosyncrasies he’s kind of endearing. It’s time to vote.
Dawn, Cochrane and Jim vote for Elyse. Ozzy votes for Cochran. Keith and Whitney decide to vote for Dawn. Elyse is sent to Redemption Island. She and Ozzie are both blindsided.
Can Elyse beat Christine at a Redemption island duel? Do Keith and Whitney really think Ozzy can’t see through their vote? Is Cochran now the leader of the tribe?
Until next week, the tribe has spoken.