James Clement - Survivor: China, Survivor: Micronesia-FvF, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains
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Seasons: 3 | Days: 76 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 2

Survivor: China (2007) - Seventh place, 10th out - 4th juror.

  • Voteed out in Episode 10, "Ready to Bite the Apple" (Day 30).

Survivor: Micronesia-Fans vs. Favorites (2008) - Seventh place, 12 out - 4th juror.

  • Medically removed in Episode 12, "I'm Gonna Fix Her!" (Day 31).

Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains (2010) - 14th place, 7th out.

  • Voted out in Episode 6, "Banana Etiquette" (Day 15).
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James Clement - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S15: China 1.27 7.30 0.17 4 9 6 0.63 1.44 - - - 0.81 2.70
S16: Micronesia 1.42 7.05 0.20 3 3 5 0.47 1.00 - - - 0.67 2.42
S20: HvsV 0.23 2.03 0.11 3 7 5 0.57 1.53 - - - 0.68 1.75
Career 2.92 16.38 0.18 10 19 16 0.62 1.33 - - - 0.79 2.30
James Clement - Challenge record
  • S15 logo China challenges
    Dragon Dance - Ep1 IC
    Dragon Dance - Ep1 IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (7-for-12):

    • China Ep. 1 IC: "Dragon Dance" - Carries a pole, opens the gates, and Fei Long wins.
    • China Ep. 2 RC: "Chinese Checkers" - Participates, and Fei Long wins again.
    • China Ep. 2 IC: "Gate Crasher" - Fei Long wins against an underfed Zhan Hu once again.
    • China Ep. 3 RC: "Clear the Deck" - Somehow, Fei Long loses.
    • China Ep. 3 IC: "Blade Runner" - Fei Long loses for a second straight time.
    • China Ep. 4 RC: "Great Balls of Fire" - Grabs fireballs, Fei Long wins again.
    • China Ep. 4 IC: "Warrior's Duel" - Fei Long wins again.
    • China Ep. 5 IC: "Plunge, Pull & Pop" - Now with Zhan Hu, who throw the challenge (and lose).
    • China Ep. 6 RC: "Search and Decode" - Zhan Hu loses again.
    • China Ep. 6 IC: "Name That Spoon" (gross food) - Eventually finishes his balut, scoring a point; Zhan Hu wins.
    • China Ep. 8 RC: "Bucket Stops Here" - Part of the winning team, with Todd, Amanda, and Jean-Robert.
    • China Ep. 9 RC: "Drum Roll" - Part of the losing team, with Todd, Peih-Gee, and Denise.

     

    Individual challenge record (0-for-5): (Mean % finish: 40.2%)

    • China Ep. 7 IC: "Retention to Detail" - One of four people eliminated on the first question (tie-7th/10).
    • China Ep. 8 IC: "Dragon Rider" - Third person to drop out, at circa 20 minutes (7th/9).
    • China Ep. 9 IC: "Take A Stab At It"- One of four to sit out and eat, instead of compete (tie-8th/8).
    • China Ep. 10 RC: "Confucius Said" - Gets 4/5 questions right, but doesn't win (tie-2nd/7).
    • China Ep. 10 IC: "Star Struck" - Hits two threes in the first round, but no points in the second (tie-3rd/7).

     

    Redemption Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • China: None.
  • S16 logo Micronesia challenges
    Nut Bucket - Ep3 IC
    Diver Down - Ep4 RC

    Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-14):

    • Micronesia Ep.1 RC/IC: "Reinventing the Wheel" - Pushes the cart for Malakal, Malakal loses.
    • Micronesia Ep.2 RC/IC: "Smash and Grab" - Works the keys for Malakal, and Malakal wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.3 RC: "Beach Bash" - Drags people around, Malakal wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.3 IC: "Nut Bucket" - Holds the ropes for the Malakal basket, but Malakal loses.
    • Micronesia Ep.4 RC: "Diver Down" - Comes up with the puzzle solution, and Malakal wins (thanks, Ozzy).
    • Micronesia Ep.4 IC: "Crosswalk" - One of Malakal's six walkers/necklace retrievers. Malakal wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.5 RC: "Cat and Mouse" - Now with New Airai, and Airai wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.5 IC: "A Stone's Throw" - Airai wins again.
    • Micronesia Ep.6 RC: "Build It Up, Break It Down" - Airai wins again.
    • Micronesia Ep.6 IC: "United We Stand" - Airai wins again.
    • Micronesia Ep.7 RC: "Money Roll" - Finally, Airai loses one.
    • Micronesia Ep.7 IC: "What-Er Drag" - Airai goes right back to winning.
    • Micronesia Ep.8 RC/IC: "The Gauntlet" - Airai saves one last win for the end.
    • Micronesia Ep.10 RC: "Bai Bai" - Part of the losing team.

     

    Individual challenge record (0-for-5): (Mean % finish: 62.2%)

    • Micronesia Ep.1 Individual IC: Does not find Malakal's necklace/idol thing.
    • Micronesia Ep. 9 IC: "Last Gasp" - Eighth person to drop out, after an hour (3rd/10).
    • Micronesia Ep. 10 IC: "When It Rains, It Pours" - Fifth person to drop out, just under an hour (5th/9).
    • Micronesia Ep. 11 IC: "Pool Party" - Makes it to final round, but loses to Erik (2nd/8).
    • Micronesia Ep. 12 RC: "Body Slam" - Thrid person eliminated (5th/7).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record: (0-for-0)

    • None.
  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains challenges
    Lock and Load, Light - Ep1 IC
    Schmergen Brawl - Ep5 RC

    Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-8):

    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 1 RC: "Battle Dig" - With Rupert, scores winning point vs. Tyson & Rob; Heroes win.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 1 IC: "Lock and Load, Light" - Part of the Heroes' paddling team, but Heroes lose.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 2 RC/IC: "A Crate Idea" - Heroes don't follow One Voice, lose.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Sumo'an Mud" - Easily beats Randy, Heroes win luxury items, coffee.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 4 RC: "Slip, Slide & Score" - Scores a point vs. Sandra, but the Heroes lose.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 4 IC: "Roll With It" - Blindfolded ball roller, but the Heroes lose again.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 5 RC: "Schmergen Brawl" - Injures his knee early on, and the Heroes lose.
    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 5 IC: "Blind Cube Crisis" - Caller for the Heroes, Heroes lose on the puzzle.

     

    Individual challenge record (0-for-1): (Mean % finish: 25.0%)

    • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 6 RC: "Rope-A-Dope" - Tied with Colby for last place in the immunity portion (tie-5th/6).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record: (0-for-0)

    • None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 15
    Played: 34
    Win%: 0.44
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 11
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 48.8%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
James Clement - Tribal Council record
  • S15 logo China Tribal
    Ep7 Tribal Council
    Ep7 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played (2/0):

    • China, Ep. 6: Receives the Fei Long idol (and instructions on finding its Zhan Hu twin) from Todd (Day 17).
    • China, Ep. 6: Finds the Zhan Hu idol, giving him two total - one found, one held (Day 18).
    • China, Ep. 10: Voted out while holding both idols, neither of which he played.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (4/6)

     

    VAP - Votes against (9):

    • China, Ep. 5: One vote, from Aaron.
    • China, Ep. 8: Three votes, from Peih-Gee, Erik, and Jean-Robert.
    • China, Ep. 5: Five votes, from Todd, Courtney, Amanda, Denise, and Erik (voted out, 5-1-1).

     

    Jury votes made (1/1):

    • China, Ep. 13: Voted for Todd Herzog, who won (4-2-1).
  • S16 logo Micronesia Tribal
    Ep3 Tribal Council
    Ep3 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Micronesia: None.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (3/5):

    • Micronesia, Ep. 1: Jonny Fairplay (voted out, 9-1).
    • Micronesia, Ep. 3: Yau-Man Chan (voted out, 6-2-1).
    • Micronesia, Ep. 9: Eliza Orlins (voted out, 8-2).

     

    VAP - Votes against (3):

    • Micronesia, Ep. 11: Three votes, from Natalie, Alexis, and Jason.

     

    Jury votes made (0/1):

    • Micronesia, Ep. 14: Voted for Amanda Kimmel, who finished second (5-3).
  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains Tribal
    Ep1 Tribal Council
    Ep1 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Heroes vs. Villains: None.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (3/5):

    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 1: Sugar Kiper (voted out, 9-1).
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 2: Stephenie LaGrossa (voted out, 6-3).
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 5: Tom Westman (voted out, 5-2).

     

    VAP - Votes against (7):

    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 5: Two votes, from Colby and Tom.
    • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 6: Five votes, from Colby, Rupert, Candice, Amanda, and J.T. (voted out, 5-1).

     

    Jury votes made (0/0):

    • Heroes vs. Villains: None.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 1
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 10
    Tribals: 19
    VAP: 16
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 1
    Received: --
James Clement - Pictures
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James Clement - Interviews
  • S15 logo China interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • CBS pre-game interview: "I'm in the burial business. I bury people. If need be, the bad boy will come out!"
    • Probst pre-game assessment from TV Guide online (8/20/07): "He is without question the biggest guy we've had on this show. He's actually a gentle giant, a very decent guy who works extremely hard. But if you rile him up, he'll let you know what he's thinking."

     

    Post-game interviews

  • S16 logo Micronesia-FvF interviews

    Pre-game interviews

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Christopher Rocchio at RealityTVWorld (5/2/08): "James Clement talks about Survivor: Micronesia"
    • Eric Goldman at IGN.com (5/7/08): "Survivor: Micronesia Interview: James"
    • Rhoda Charles at TVGuide.com (5/7/08): "Survivor Castoffs James and Alexis Recount Their Downfall"
  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (2/3/10): "Which woman is going to stab James in the back this time?"
    • Andy Dehnart at RealityBlurred (2/9/10): "James Clement: 'I've got to focus and do the whole social, networking, talking thing'"

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (3/26/10): "James reveals how long it took him to get drunk after being voted off"
    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (3/26/10): "Castaway Interview: James Clement"
    • Kate Stanhope at TVGuide.com (3/26/10): "James: Colby 'Didn't Want to Be There'"
    • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (3/27/10): "James Clement talks Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains"
James Clement - Bios
  • S15 logo China bio

    From his official CBS Survivor: China bio page:

     

    "James Clement owns a burial service and works as a gravedigger. In addition, he works security at nightclubs and weddings and bartends on the side. His hobbies include watching television and surfing the Web. He enjoys sprinting, weight-lifting and playing football.

    Clement describes himself as athletically gifted, socially adaptive and physically attractive. He is proudest of carrying on the family business. He feels he'll do well because he considers himself to be physically and mentally adept, adventurous and able to adapt to new environments and situations.

    Clement currently resides in Lafayette, Louisiana, with his pit bull, Brently. His birth date is March 9, 1977."

  • S16 logo Micronesia bio

    From her official CBS Survivor: Micronesia bio page (1/3/08):

     

    (Identical to his China one, but at least there's a new pre-game interview):

     

  • S20 logo Heroes vs. Villains bio

    From his CBS Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains bio page:

     

    "Personal Claim To Fame: “Continuing the family business.”
    Inspiration in Life: “My dad.”
    Previous Finishes: China: 10th out, 4th Jury Member; Micronesia: Injured, 4th Jury Member
    Favorite Past Moment: “All the challenges.”
    Previous Survivor He Respects Most: Amanda Kimmel (China, Micronesia)
    Previous Survivor He Respects Least: “No comment.”
    Why Did He Come Back? : “To prove to myself I can get further in the game.”"

     

    Official CBS pre-game interview:

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