|"It Don't Take a Smart One"|
|Episode Number:||7/15 (328)|
|Original Release:||March 30, 2011|
|Viewership (in millions):||11.01|
|Previous:||"Their Red-Headed Stepchild"|
|Next:||"This Game Respects Big Moves"|
It Don't Take a Smart One is the seventh episode of Survivor: Redemption Island.
Each castaway will have their memory tested with this challenge. Scattered in the arena are pairs of matching symbols. Each round the duelers will flip over two symbols. If the two symbols match, the duelers score a point. First person to score five points stays alive in the game.
Winner: Matt Elrod
Challenge: Crash Course
Both tribes will race through a series of obstacles, working together to collect bags of balls along the way. Once they've cleared all the obstacles, they must shoot the balls into a basket. First tribe to get all six balls in their basket wins immunity and reward.
Reward: A picnic on top of a volcano on Ometepe island.
| Redemption Island|
| Tribal Council 7:|
Sarita (4 votes)
David, Julie, Mike, Steve
David (2 votes)
| VOTED OFF:|
(sent to Redemption Island)
|“||(voting for David) I was always honest with you, and you betrayed me. It's unfortunate because you have a lot of great qualities.||”|
|“||(voting for Sarita) I hope you love Redemption Island as much as I love writing your name down.||”|
Still in the Running
- The episode title is said by Ralph, saying that David's smarts alone will not win him the game.
|Survivor: Redemption Island Episodes|
"You're Looking at the New Leader of Your Tribe" · "You Own My Vote" · "Keep Hope Alive" · "Don't You Work for Me?" · "We Hate Our Tribe" · "Their Red-Headed Stepchild" · "It Don't Take a Smart One" · "This Game Respects Big Moves" · "The Buddy System" · "Rice Wars" · "A Mystery Package" · "You Mangled My Nets" · "Too Close for Comfort" · "Seems Like a No Brainer" · "Reunion"