Tom Laidlaw - Survivor: Island of the Idols
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 14 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 0

Survivor: Island of the Idols (2019) - 16th place, 5th out.

  • Voted out in Episode 5, "Don't Bite the Hand that Feeds You" (Day 14).

Tom Laidlaw - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S39: Island of the Idols 0.11 0.70 0.16 2 6 4 0.45 1.40 - - - 0.61 1.51
Career 0.11 0.70 0.16 2 6 4 0.45 1.40 - - - 0.61 1.51
Tom Laidlaw - Challenge record
  • S39 logo Island of the Idols challenges

    Ep5 RC - Headlong Flight

    Tribal/team challenge record (1-for-6):

    • Island of the Idols Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Tower of Equality" - Crosses obstacles, base of the human ladder, but Lairo loses.
    • Island of the Idols Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Rung-O Star" - Helps carry and steady the ladder, and Lairo wins.
    • Island of the Idols Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Beam Me Up" - Part of the see-saw balancing group, but Lairo loses.
    • Island of the Idols Ep. 4 RC/IC: "Ow Pairs" - Tethered to Elaine, eventually gets a key, and Lairo loses.
    • Island of the Idols Ep. 5 RC: "Headlong Flight" - Tethered to Janet, slithers decently, but Lairo loses.
    • Island of the Idols Ep. 5 IC: "Discography" - Unused backup buoy-shooter; Lairo loses once again.

     

    Individual challenge record (0-for-0):

    • Island of the Idols: None.

     

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

    • Island of the Idols: None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 1
    Played: 6
    Win%: 0.17
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Tom Laidlaw - Tribal Council record
  • S39 logo Island of the Idols Tribal

    Ep5 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played (0/0):

    • Island of the Idols: None.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/4):

     

    VAP - Votes against (6):

    • Island of the Idols, Ep. 3: One vote, from Vince.
    • Island of the Idols, Ep. 5: Five votes, from Jack, Janet, Jamal, Karishma, and Kellee (voted out, 5-2).

     

    Jury votes made (0/0):

    • Island of the Idols: None yet.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: --
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 2
    Tribals: 4
    VAP: 6
  • Jury votes
    Made: 0
    For winners: --
    Received: --
Tom Laidlaw - Pictures
  • S39 logo Island of the Idols image gallery
Tom Laidlaw - Interviews
  • S39 logo Island of the Idols interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Josh Wigler at RHAP (9/13/19): "Survivor 39 Preseason Interviews: Lairo Tribe - Part 2"
    • Mike Bloom at Parade.com (9/23/19): "Survivor Island of the Idols: Meet Tom Laidlaw"

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (10/24/19): "Tom Laidlaw says Karishma was not bullied on Survivor"
    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (10/24/19): "Tom - 'Karishma's Strategy Was to Portray Herself as the Person that People Were Picking On'"
    • Mike Bloom at Parade.com (10/24/19): "Tom Laidlaw's Game Gets Put on Ice"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (10/24/19): "Survivor 39 Exit Interview with the Fifth Player Voted Out"
Tom Laidlaw - Bio
  • S39 logo Island of the Idols bio

    Official CBS Island of the Idols bio excerpts (September 9, 2019):

     

    "Hobbies: Watching Survivor, anything fitness, and hanging with the people I love.

     

    What accomplishment are you most proud of? Raising my two sons to be strong, independent men.

     

    What's one thing we wouldn't know from seeing a photo of you? I don't like heights.

     

    Which Survivor contestant are you most like? Ben the Marine, he did whatever he had to.

     

    What's your primary motivation for being on Survivor? The challenge and desire to win.

     

    Why do you think you'll "survive" Survivor? I know how to build an alliance and win challenges and then do whatever it takes to win."

     

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