Unofficial Guide to Survivor: South Pacific Episode 9 — “Cut Throat”

Here’s everything you need to know about what happened in Survivor: South Pacific Episode 9: “Cut Throat”. Feel free to add your notes, thoughts, and questions.

Aired November 9 2011, covering night 21 through night 24

Redemption Island: Keith is joined by Ozzy then Jim

First Immunity Challenge winner: Jim

Second Immunity Challenge winner: Whitney

Eliminated: None

Player notes:

  • Dawn considers flipping
  • Jim considers a plan where he tries to convince 2 additional votes against Cochran and gives the Immunity Necklace to Ozzy
  • Jim’s pitch is as a legacy to later players, to play with integrity; Coach and Brandon don’t bite
  • Ozzy’s strategy is to point out that he can and will beat them in Redemption Island
  • Jim lays out a plan to try and recruit Albert and Sophie
  • Whitney breaks down crying in the second Tribal Council over feeling she was vilified

Friends & Foes:

  • Ozzy, Jim, and Whitney separately call Cochran out for his betrayal
  • Brandon interrupts Ozzy’s chat with Cochran in order to make sure Ozzy stays civil
  • When asked, Cochran told Coach he would prefer, on a personal level, if Jim were next to be voted out
  • During the second Immunity Challenge, Dawn talks openly about trying to stay in the challenge as long as possible to allow the former Upolu members to continue to eat…Brandon and Coach show gratitude but Albert later says they were too nice to her
  • Albert seems to be the only one to notice Dawn successfully integrating herself into old Upolu; tries to sell Sophie on voting Dawn over Jim
  • Brandon feels old Savaii is only being nice to try and win favor

Other notes:

  • Two Tribal Councils; the first occurred on night 22, the second on night 24
  • Dawn and Whitney joined in the vote against Ozzy
  • Second Immunity Challenge included an opt-out to feast; all former Upolu  members opt out leaving Dawn, Jim, and Whitney to compete

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