Hot on the heels of the Surviving Survivor special and before the Heroes vs. Villains premiere, I think it is time to revisit an old debate that has raged for years amongst both former castaways and their fans alike.

Who Is The Greatest Survivor Player Of All Time?

To answer a question like this, one must first set the parameters under which such a bold and generalized conclusion can be drawn. Do only winners count? Are we including all seasons of the show? Are we taking into account the number of immunity challenge wins? The memorable factor? Straight strategy? What about the number of times each considered player participated? Or will it be judged simply on the basis of who I, the world’s foremost reality television expert, feel is the greatest.

The answer is all of the above.

For me, the greatest Survivor players of all time are: