Entertainment The Funniest Survivor Castaways  

Alan Smithee
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The funniest Survivor castaways are those favorite contestants on the popular CBS reality show Survivor who made us laugh, or in some cases, laugh at them. All of these Survivor contestants had a lasting impression on fans during their time on the competition reality series.

For many of these Survivor contestants, being funny was due to their often brutally honest personalities. Players like Courtney Yates, Rob Cesternino, and Rob Cesternino told things how they were and, in doing so, had no problem making fun of other fellow contestants at the same time. Contestants like Tyson Apostol, Fabio Birza, and John Cochran all enjoyed entertaining their tribemates, which in turn also entertained those watching at home.

In other cases, these best Survivor contestants were memorable as funny for their crazy theories, strange behavior, and their love of causing trouble. Few can forget the wacky things that came out of the mouths of Rudy Boesch, Shane Powers, Coach Benjamin Wade, or Phillip Sheppard, or the absolutely nuts ploys set into action by Jon Dalton, AKA Johnny Fairplay. It's also hard not to laugh at the fierce negativity spewed by Randy Bailey or the often incoherent Southern accented speech from Big Tom Buchanan.

All on all, these funniest Survivor contestants, characters, and stars might not have all made us laugh in the traditional sense, but they certainly made their respective seasons quite interesting and very memorable. Along with physical challenges, a social game like no other and no shortage of surprises along the way, it's easy to say that Survivor is clearly among the most watchable reality shows of all time.

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Courtney Yates is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Rob Cesternino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
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Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Sandra Diaz-Twine

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Cirie Fields is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Big Tom Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Big Tom Buchanan

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Shane Powers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Black Scorpion

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Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

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Rudy Boesch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Combat Missions

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Eliza Orlins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Reality Obsessed

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Jonny Fairplay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Survivor, Kill Reality, Impact Wrestling

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Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

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James Clement is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Greg Buis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Keith Nale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
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Randy Bailey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Survivor

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Fabio Birza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Fabio Birza

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Benjamin Wade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Jeff Varner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Jeff Varner

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Rupert Boneham is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Corinne Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
SamuelStille added Survivor

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Keith Nale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Keith Nale

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Phillip Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
Survivor

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Russell Hantz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Survivor Castaways
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