David Murphy - Survivor: Redemption Island

Seasons: 1 | Days played: 25 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 1

  • Survivor 22: Redemption Island (2011) - 12th place, 7th out - 1st juror.
  • Voted out in Episode 9, "The Buddy System" (Day 24).
  • Eliminated (in a duel) in Episode 10, "Rice Wars" (Day 25).
  • Longevity totals: In-game - 24 days; Redemption Island - 1 day.

David Murphy on social media: facebook

David Murphy - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats Overall stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S22: Redemption Island 0.25 4.52 0.06 2 8 7 0.27 0.67 - - - 0.32 0.92
Career 0.25 4.52 0.06 2 8 7 0.27 0.67 - - - 0.32 0.92

 

David Murphy - Performance ranks

Challenges: MPF percentile

58%

Tribal: VFB% percentile

21%

Tribal: rVAP percentile

40%

Performance ranks are a quick visual measure of the contestant's season vs. historical data from all prior contestants, in three basic (scorable) categories:

1. Performance in individual challenges (MPF), as a measure of "physical game";

2. Ability to vote people out consistently (VFB%, or VFB/TCA), or "strategic game"; and

3. Ability to avoid being voted against (rVAP, or TCA-VAP) - which scales better than a percentage would - for "social/strategic game."

See also: Full glossary for all these abbreviations.

 

David Murphy - Challenge record
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Crash Course - Ep7 RC/IC

Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-7; 1 sit-out)

  • Redemption Island Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Push It Uphill" - Pushes blocks, works the puzzle, and Zapatera wins!
  • Redemption Island Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Smash, Grab, Smash" - Sits out as Zapatera wins again.
  • Redemption Island Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Spin Cycle" - After David throws the puzzle, Zapatera "loses."
  • Redemption Island Ep. 4 RC/IC: "Toolin' Around" - Performs no tasks himself, but not "sitting out." Zapatera wins.
  • Redemption Island Ep. 5 RC/IC: "Smoko" - Blindfolded, follows Stephanie's orders, Zapatera loses.
  • Redemption Island Ep. 6 RC/IC: "Beach Balls" - With Stephanie, launcher for Zapatera; Zapatera loses.
  • Redemption Island Ep. 7 RC/IC: "Crash Course" - Goes through the obstacles, but Zapatera loses to Grant again.

 

Gang Hang - Ep9 F10 IC

Individual challenge record (0-for-3): (Mean % finish: 58.9%)

  • Redemption Island Ep. 8 IC: "Rollerballs" - Third person out, in the two-ball phase (10th/12).
  • Redemption Island Ep. 9 (F11) IC: "Meso Soup" - Makes the final round, but trails Grant & Mike (3rd/11).
  • Redemption Island Ep. 9 (F10) IC: "Gang Hang" - Last Zapatera hanging, but can't hold on (4th/10).

 

Redemption Island duel record (0-for-1): (Mean % finish: 33%)

  • Redemption Island Ep. 10 duel: "House of Cards" - Unable to win vs. Mike and Matt (3rd/3).
Career totals - challenges
Team/tribal challenges
Wins: 2
Played: 7
Win%: 0.29
Sat out: 1
Individual challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 3
Win%: 0.00
Mean% Finish: 58.9%
Hero challenges/ duels
Wins: 0
Played: 1
Win%: 0.00
Mean% Finish: 33%
David Murphy - Tribal Council record
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Ep9 Tribal Council

Idols held/played (0/0):

  • Redemption Island: None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/7):

 

VAP - Votes against (8):

  • Redemption Island, Ep. 7: Two votes, from Sarita and Ralph.
  • Redemption Island, Ep. 9: Six votes, from Rob, Phillip, Natalie, Ashley, Andrea, and Grant (voted out, 6-4).

 

Jury votes made (1/1):

Career totals - Tribal Council
Hidden idols
Found: 0
Played: -
Votes voided: -
Voting record
VFB: 2
Tribals: 7
VAP: 8
Jury votes
Made: 1
For winners: 1
Received: -
David Murphy - Pictures
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    Redemption Island intro shot
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    Redemption Island intro shot
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    CBS pre-game interview
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    Opening sequence, on the plane
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    Almost started, watching the returnees return
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    Seeing the returnees
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    The Zapateras, now saddled with a Hantz
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    Russell swears he's a changed man. We'll see about that.
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    Um, no, that seems unlikely
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 RC/IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Starting line
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    Pushing blocks
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    Assisting the puzzle-doing
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    Zapatera wins!
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 IC
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    Watching Ralph smash tiles, from the sidelines
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    Zapatera wins, gets congrats from Matt
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    The Zapatera Six forms
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    Watching Francesca leave, Ep3 duel
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    Ready to go, Ep3 IC
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    Zapatera, Ep3 Tribal Council
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    Hammer time, Ep4 IC
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    Zapatera wins again!
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    Blindfolded and losing, Ep5 IC
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    Talking about Tribal Council options
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 IC
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    Ready to launch balls Zapatera won't catch
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    Starting line, Ep7 IC
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    Crashing through walls and such
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    Shooting baskets
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    Time for a too-late attempt to save Stephanie!
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    Mass excitement at the Ep8 duel
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    Round 1 of the Ep8 (merge) IC
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep9 F11 IC
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    Getting spit assessment from Probst, round 2
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    Ready to go, final round
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    Trying to catch puzzle maven Grant
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep9 F10 IC
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    Just hanging out
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    Still in it, sort of
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    David's last supper
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    Listening to Phillip, Ep9 F10 Tribal Council
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    Hoping for a miracle
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    Tenth person voted out of Survivor: Redemption Island...
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    Snuffed, Day 24 (Episode 9)
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    Trying to catch up, Ep10 duel
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    Okay, maybe second place?
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    Nope
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    Burning his buff, off to the jury, Day 25
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    Final words
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    With the jury, ready to question the Final Three
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    Full cast, reunion show
David Murphy - Interviews
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Pre-game interviews

 

Post-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at MoreWhatnot.com (4/21/11): "Castaway Interview: David Murphy"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (4/21/11): "Murphy's Law: No Redemption for Survivor David"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (4/23/11): "David Murphy talks Survivor: Redemption Island"
David Murphy - Bio
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Excerpts from his official CBS bio page:

"Personal Claim to Fame: I'm very proud of what I've accomplished professionally. Thus far in my career, I've been able to work on a number of very interesting and challenging cases.

Pet Peeves: I can't stand stupid people. If we could criminalize stupidity, I think the world would be a better place.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I'd like to think I'd be myself and be original.

Why you think you'll "survive" SurvivorNine times out of 10, when I walk into a room, I am the most intelligent person there. I'm here to win. I don't care about screwing someone over. I don't care about deceiving people and I don't care how I'm perceived at the end. I'm not going to have a static approach to this game."