|"You Mangled My Nets"|
The Loved Ones arrive at Redemption Island.
|Episode Number:||12/14 (312)|
|Original Release:||May 4, 2011|
|Viewership (in millions):||10.99|
|Previous:||“A Mystery Package”|
|Next:||“Too Close for Comfort”|
You Mangled My Nets is the twelfth episode of Survivor: Redemption Island.
Challenge: Rock Block
The 4 castaways would compete in the first ever 4-person duel on Redemption Island. The castaway were to take turns throwing a metal ball in an attempt to break 4 tiles, one by one. The first three to break all tiles remain on the island, while the last one to break the tiles will be sent home.
Reward: The first person to break all the tiles will receive a visit from a loved one.
Additional Stipulation: The first person to win the duel can choose if he/she will keep the reward, give it to the remaining Redemption Island inhabitants, or give it to the "remaining" castaways instead.
Winners (in order of finish): Mike Chiesl (gave reward to Murlonio), Matthew Elrod, and Ralph Kiser
| Redemption Island|
Matthew & Mike
Ralph & Steve
|Duel: Rock Block|
Challenge: Step on Up
The remaining castaways would race to assemble 18 puzzle steps in a staircase. Each person could only carry one step at a time and must place all the steps correctly from bottom to top. First castaway to make it to the top would win Immunity.
Winner: Rob Mariano
|Immunity Challenge: Step on Up|
Andrea, Ashley, Grant, Natalie, & Phillip
| Tribal Council 13:|
Andrea (5 votes)
Ashley, Grant, Natalie, Phillip, & Rob
Phillip (1 vote)
| VOTED OFF:|
(sent to Redemption Island)
Still in the Running
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- In this episode, Phillip Sheppard becomes the record holder for the most votes received in a single season, with 16 (later 17), beating Jonathan Penner's Survivor: Cook Islands record of 15.
- This episode marked the first combined Reward Challenge/Redemption Island duel.
- This is the first time that the Loved Ones Challenge applies to the final 10 players in the game.
- This episode's Immunity Challenge is the same challenge used in “The Tides Are Turning”.
- This reward is the first to be received by six castaways.
- The episode title is said by Phillip Sheppard when confronting the remaining Murlonio tribemates as to the condition of the fishing nets.
|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”