History Series / BigBrother

7th Mar '17 8:18:21 AM FF32
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* BettyAndVeronica: Briefly in Big Brother 14(U.S) Ian indirectly causes this with Shane (Archie), Danielle (Betty) and JoJo (Veronica).[[spoiler: In this case Danielle wins because JoJo was voted out that week.]]

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* BettyAndVeronica: Briefly in Big Brother 14(U.S) Ian indirectly causes this with Shane (Archie), Danielle (Betty) and JoJo [=JoJo=] (Veronica).[[spoiler: In this case Danielle wins because JoJo [=JoJo=] was voted out that week.]]
21st Feb '17 10:05:08 PM gewunomox
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* HurricaneOfPuns: The Grunge-themed Battle of the Block competition from Season 17 had plenty of puns referencing grunge bands. The nominees had to dive through the pit of [[Music/{{Mudhoney}} mud-honey]] and search four keys: one in a pool full of Music/PearlJam, one in a grove of Screaming Trees, one buried in a Music/{{Soundgarden}}, and one obtained by [[Music/SmashingPumpkins smashing some pumpkins]]. Once the team had all four they could unlock their [[Music/AliceInChains Alice from her chains]] and carry her into Music/{{Nirvana}}. The dethroned HOH would also be forced to [[CoveredInGunge "smell like teen spirit"]].

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* HurricaneOfPuns: The Grunge-themed Battle of the Block competition from Season 17 had plenty of puns referencing grunge bands. The nominees had to dive through the pit of [[Music/{{Mudhoney}} mud-honey]] and search four keys: one in a pool full of Music/PearlJam, one in a grove of Screaming Trees, one buried in a Music/{{Soundgarden}}, and one obtained by [[Music/SmashingPumpkins [[Music/TheSmashingPumpkins smashing some pumpkins]]. Once the team had all four they could unlock their [[Music/AliceInChains Alice from her chains]] and carry her into Music/{{Nirvana}}. The dethroned HOH would also be forced to [[CoveredInGunge "smell like teen spirit"]].
6th Jan '17 12:06:59 AM gizmoman49
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* CoolHouse: There have been some ''very'' nice houses over the years.



** ''Big Brother Africa'' holds the record for most housemates across ''any'' version of the show: It's 7th season had ''35 housemates'' competing. That season's twist had them all competing in pairs, but ''still''. Even more impressively, all 35 were living in the house from Day 1, in contrast to other large seasons which often start out with a reasonable number of people but then have more move in as the series progresses.
* LuxuryPrisonSuite: With the house's homely design, 24-7 viewing system and you will never leave until you're out or you win, it's quite comparable like a luxury prison.

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** ''Big Brother Africa'' Germany'', however, is the undisputed king of this trope, featuring two seasons which each saw a total of ''fifty-nine'' different people living in the house. And they did it twice!
* LongRunner: The original version of the show started in 1999, and while that one has since ended, there are several versions of the show which started in 2000 and have run consistently since then.
** Season 5 of ''Big Brother Germany'' deserves a mention for being a long runner in and of itself: it lasted for ''one year'' before a winner was finally crowned. It's currently estimated by Guinness that the 24/7 broadcast of the house currently
holds the record for most housemates across ''any'' version of the show: It's 7th season had ''35 housemates'' competing. That season's twist had them all competing in pairs, but ''still''. Even more impressively, all 35 were living in the house from Day 1, in contrast to other large seasons which often start out with a reasonable number of people but then have more move in as the series progresses.
longest uninterrupted live broadcast.
* LuxuryPrisonSuite: With the house's homely design, 24-7 24/7 viewing system and you will never leave until you're out or you win, it's quite comparable like a luxury prison.



* SpinOff: ''Big Brother: Over the Top'', a shortened version of the show aired exclusively online through live feeds and weekly recaps. It featured a smaller cast than the regular show (13 houseguests as opposed to 16) and had the public voting on several things, including having one vote in the eviction and eventually choosing the winner.



** Furniture outlet The Brick is responsible for providing the furniture for the house, as well as a substantial shopping spree at their store for the winner, and the show won't let you forget that. There's also a new item from The Brick in the HOH room every week, which the winner will make a forced comment about between their joy at seeing their family and being safe for the week.

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** Furniture outlet The Brick is responsible for providing the furniture for the house, as well as a substantial shopping spree at their store for the winner, and the show won't let you forget that. There's also a new item from The Brick in the HOH room every week, which the winner week's Head of Household will make a forced comment about between their joy at seeing their family and being safe for in the week.diary room.



* WhamLine: In the first season's live finale, as Arissa counts the votes.

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* WhamLine: In the first season's live finale, as Arissa counts the votes.votes and Topaz realizes she voted for the wrong person.



** Topaz had voted for Jillian instead of her best friend Gary, thinking that she was voting to evict and not for a person to win.
21st Oct '16 7:10:15 AM ChromeFyra
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* TheMole: 2010's show had an 'extra' housemate chosen to enter from Day one, who had a secret task. Mario had to act as Big Brother's 'Mole' for the first few weeks, completing sabotage tasks for them. After a few weeks the housemates would be informed there was a mole in the house and had to vote who they thought it was - with Mario risking being kicked out if he was discovered. To make it extra obvious, they made him enter in a mole costume (although he wasn't required to wear it after that). [[spoiler:He managed to not only avoid being pegged as the mole, his genuine and nice persona meant that even after Big Brother revealed who it was no one really held it against him]].
20th Sep '16 3:30:13 PM my170
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** Taken a step further in Season 18, where after Victor was evicted for a ''second'' time, he comes right back into the house after winning the jury buyback.
30th Aug '16 8:04:39 PM fireheart
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* {{Adorkable}}: Bradley (Season 9).

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* {{Adorkable}}: Bradley (Season 9). Travis (season 8) and a few of the girls too.


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** Travis in the 2007 version didn't so much have a catch phrase as he did a catch "accent." On severeal occasions he'd add "o" onto the end of words, dropping the suffix as appropriate (eg Nommo=nomination)
29th Aug '16 12:20:57 AM PaulA
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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Given that many versions of Big Brother end up being [[LongRunner Long Runners]], combined with the fact that almost every major country on earth has had its own version of the show, quite a formidable number of people have spent time inside the Big Brother house. Even within a single season of the show, there can be a large number of housemates to deal with. In most cases the number is kept reasonable (12-14 housemates), but other times all bets are off.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Given that many versions of Big Brother end up being [[LongRunner Long Runners]], LongRunners, combined with the fact that almost every major country on earth has had its own version of the show, quite a formidable number of people have spent time inside the Big Brother house. Even within a single season of the show, there can be a large number of housemates to deal with. In most cases the number is kept reasonable (12-14 housemates), but other times all bets are off.
16th Aug '16 11:40:26 AM lilithmercy
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** For some reason, the graphics on the screens outside at the final spelled her name "Keeva", despite everything else getting her name right before.


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* StageNames: Some housemates use them, either due to OneSteveLimit such as Nush[[note]]who was in there with another girl who's name was also Anushka[[/note]], a task like Halfwit and Dogface [[note]]Freddie and Sophie[[/note]], or just feeling like their name is boring, like Shabby Katchadourian [[note]]Keeley Flanders[[/note]]
16th Aug '16 10:54:34 AM lilithmercy
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* ExacutiveMeddling: Charley Uchia from the 2007 series was kept in for as long as possible, due to being the closest thing that season had to a villain.

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* ExacutiveMeddling: ExecutiveMeddling: Charley Uchia from the 2007 series was kept in for as long as possible, due to being the closest thing that season had to a villain.
16th Aug '16 10:54:01 AM lilithmercy
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*** Indeed, in the previous series, [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy Spiral]] and [[BlackAndNerdy Michael]] had a conversation about the word and intents of its use.


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* ExacutiveMeddling: Charley Uchia from the 2007 series was kept in for as long as possible, due to being the closest thing that season had to a villain.
** Not even being warned when she and 2 other housemates said the N word on day 9 (of the 3, the only whie one was thrown out at 1 am without so much as a warning).
** One week, she, Nikki and Billi all had their nominations cancelled for talking about them. Conveniently enough, this played out so that only Charley was actually removed from the eviction pool, and it would have been the first time she was actually up for eviction too.
** A few weeks later, she would have been up again but then the eviction that week was changed so that the evictee would be interviewed with the house watching without her knowledge, but then allowed back into the house. It took another 2 weeks (losing her one ally Nikki in the interim) before she was finally out.
** It emerged after the series that in the 6th week, she'd one again used the N word, and was reprimanded off screen.
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