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     The Sovereign Four AKA "Sea Sick" 

The Sovereign Four(Howie, James, Janelle, and Kaysar)

  • Action Girl: Janelle
  • Badass Crew: They won four consecutive HOH's for the first four weeks of the show, and if they had continued that streak for at least one round, they very well could have ran away with the game.
  • Deal with the Devil: With ChillTown. By not nominating them right away, the Sovereigns keep the target on Will and Mike Boogie.
  • Easily Forgiven: Despite being only a tentative member of the Sovereign Six the previous season(and for good reason), James is welcomed back into open arms by Howie, Janelle, and Kaysar during this season.
  • Four-Philosophy Ensemble
    • The Cynic: James
    • The Optimist: Kaysar
    • The Realist: Janelle
    • The Apathetic: Howie
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble
    • Sanguine: Howie
    • Choleric: Kaysar
    • Melancholic: James
    • Phlegmatic: Janelle
  • Knight Templar: Against floaters, they were actually the first persons who vilify it as a strategy.
  • Odd Friendship: Really, all four of them. You wouldn't expect people like Howie, Janelle, and Kaysar to be friends, or for any of them to be friends with James.
  • Rag Tag Bunch Of Misfits
  • Sixth Ranger Traitor: James, again.
  • Team Spirit
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     Chill Town 

Chilltown(Will, Mike Boogie)

     The Legion Of Doom 

The Legion Of Doom(Will, Mike Boogie, James, Danielle)

Winner

    Mike "Boogie" Malin 
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From Season 2 and one of the 6 picked by the producers.

  • Agony of the Feet: After the surprise Veto torture competition which required all houseguests to remove their shoes (because one of the punishments/handicaps that could be waged against competitors was a case of worms, Boogie got too swept up in celebrating the fact that he won and rather foolishly kicked a set of vision-obstructing goggles aside without any shoes (he didn't bring any in the first place because the competition forced everyone awake and out into the backyard in 90 seconds to be eligible to compete in it and putting them on was a waste of time and those who brought them were required to remove them anyway), thinking they were made of plastic. They were made of metal. Boogie tore open a huge wound on his toe and had to be carried back into the house with towels wrapped around it and noted he probably needed stitches, which were likely administered off-camera.
  • Alliterative Name
  • The Bad Guy Wins: This time, the other member of the villainous Chilltown got to the end.
  • Batman Gambit: Threw part 1 of the final HOH on the basis that it didn't matter who won as long as he won the next two parts just to taunt them when they wanted to show him up in a long endurance heat, and reminded the girls that it would be a tie if either one evicted him.
  • Best Served Cold: Mike completely turned the tables on Erika and Janelle in the final stage of the game by spitefully forcing them to serve his game even when it looked like they had full control of who made it to the very end, and winning a car in the process for added bragging rights.
  • Cutting the Knot: Used this on the girls at the final HOH competition when he dropped out early, seeing no need to drag out the endurance phase because he knew they couldn't take each other to the end but only him in order to win themselves by making him the designated punching bag of a bitter jury, and wanting to rob them of the joy of outlasting him in a satisfying manner. Boogie then went on to win the final HOH himself and personally thonked Janelle out of the game and dragged his showmance to the end, making Erika look like his puppet who followed him to the finale instead of getting their under her own power.
  • Flawless Victory: No one voted against Mike and he won in a 6-1 landslide.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Will
  • Jerkass: Still the same lovable jerk.
  • My Greatest Second Chance: Mike was evict somewhat early in the game in Big Brother 2. This time he was able make the final and win.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Mike "Boogie".
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: This is what you get when the Boogiemeister wins a competition. He rubs it in everyone's face until they're sick of it.
  • Xanatos Speed Chess: Mike's final moves in the game were a calculated win-win where no matter what happened, he would always come out on top. Throwing the first stage of the final HOH competition to screw with the girls, then coming back to pick up the final HOH and robbing either of them of the chance to decide their fate, and then taking a revenge shot at Janelle for aiding Erika in evicting Will, and making Erika unable to stand on her own in the final two because Mike was the clear reason she was there in the first place.

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Runner-Up

    Erika Landin 

From Season 4, chosen by popular vote.

The Jury

    Janelle Pierzina 

Season 6, chosen by public vote

    Dr. Will Kirby 
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The Winner of Season 2, chosen by the production.

  • The Ace: The original of the US run. Will won his season without winning a single competition. He is also a master strategist, manipulator and has one of the best social games in Big Brother history.
  • Affably Evil: Will is one of the calmest and most devil-may-care contestants who is willing to be your friend and acts lively and over-the-top... but is always thinking of ways to flatten the competition and is very transparent about the fact he, Will, WILL backstab, lie, and manipulate his way to the end. Where there's a Will... there a way... filled with treachery.
  • Anti-Villain: Type I or Type III.
  • Badass on Paper: Will is incredible at carrying himself through the game with sweet talk and logic bombs, but he SUCKS at competitions, and he knows it.
  • Card-Carrying Villain
  • The Casanova/The Charmer: The ladies almost always fall under Will's charm or spell. He's that irresistible.
  • The Chessmaster
  • Consummate Liar: Will is really good at lying and manipulating. It's scary how good at lying he is.
  • Crazy-Prepared: If one of Will's plans fail, he always has a backup plan.
  • The Dandy: Will cares a lot about his physical appearance.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Will is very sarcastic and witty.
  • Doctor Jerk
  • The Dreaded: By the time Season 7 rolled around, Will's reputation as a master manipulator had grown to the point where none of the other Houseguests wanted to be align with him lest they fall into one of his traps. Astoundingly, he managed to use this reputation in order to not be seen as a threat (basically, his argument went like this: "You can get rid of me at any time since no one trusts me, plus I never win competitions anyway, so you may as well get rid of some floaters/physical threats.")
  • Even the Guys Want Him
  • Evil Genius
  • Graceful Loser: In the Jury House, Will laughed off being blindsided by Janelle and Erika and said "They spanked my ass and both cheeks are still red," causing Chicken George to crack up.
  • Hates Everyone Equally: Played for Laughs. Will remarked in his famous speech that the last time he played the game, he could focus on certain players because he hated them, but this season, he couldn't figure out who to target. Then it hit him. "This season, I hate you all."
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Mike
  • Hunk: Will is a cross between this, a Pretty Boy and Tall, Dark, and Handsome.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: Will is very conscious of his looks and physical appearance.
  • Jerkass: Subverted. It's all an act when Will goes into jerk mode. He never acts mean-spiritedly, and jokingly acts like a jerkass when he's playing his famous Mind Games just to screw with people.
  • Knight Templar: Will is extremely ruthless and cunning in the game.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality
  • Logic Bomb: SAINTS ABOVE. His Power of Veto defense speech on Week 3 has to be heard to be believed. Will makes it seem like voting for him is a BAD thing, even though it is probably the BEST thing for anybody to do in the house to merit their survival in the game.
  • Manipulative Bastard: YMMV on whether if he's a Magnificent Bastard or not.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Will is widely appealing to the Big Brother female fan base.
  • Pet the Dog: Surprisingly
    • Seemed to genuinely value Boogie's friendship
    • Openly admitted to Janelle being a good player.
    • Never lied to Chicken George
  • Pretty Boy: Will is a cross between this, a Hunk and Tall, Dark, and Handsome. How is that even possible?
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Will is the Blue Oni to Boogie's Red Oni.
  • Reverse Psychology: His gambit when he was on the block Week 3 was to make everyone think he WANTED to go home and that he hated everyone, which made his enemies think voting him out was such an obviously thing to do it would happen eventually and to try to vote him out when there were bigger fish to fry would be stupid, therefore making his target so big it turned invisible. Because, after all, why try to hit a target you know you won't miss when the smaller ones are often the ones you underestimate and the most difficult to nail? Ironically, Will was playing everyone for suckers and was actually proving himself to be far more dangerous than anyone else in the game by downplaying his threat level and mocking it.
  • Tragic Mistake: Telling one person about the Chilltown alliance was enough. The second he blabbed to two girls, Will overplayed his hand. He didn't know they were colluding together in the game, they connected the dots, decided to turn against him, and for the first time, someone finally outsmarted Will and sent him on his way out of the house.
  • The Smart Guy
  • Smug Snake
  • The Stoic: Will is emotionless and ruthless in the game.
  • The Strategist: Will is probably the most strategic player in Big Brother history.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome/Tall, Dark, and Snarky

    "Chicken" George Boswell 
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The 5th Placer of season 1, George was chosen by the production.

  • Bald of Awesome: After George shaves all his hair off in Week Three to win a very important Veto competition.
  • Cool Old Guy: He's six years older than his original debut, but that hasn't changed how amusing George can be. In fact, his inclusion in the cast of much younger competitors solidified a trend where the US Big Brother tends to add one much older man among the bunch.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander
  • Cutting the Knot: So Kaysar and you are tied for a crucial Veto and it hinges on how many days you are willing to go on slop in the Big Brother house and you know you'll be eliminated thanks to James and Jase working together. What do you do?
    George: (holds up a whiteboard with "60" written on it) All of them.
  • Determinator: Soldiering through the how far would you go Veto competition:
    • Ate a full bowl of disgusting Big Brother slop. This knocked out Will and Boogie! Will willingly quit and Boogie regurgitated his helping and got eliminated for failing the task and bailing out.
    • Stripped off his outer layer of clothes and threw them into a fire.
    • Had to let the other houseguests doodle all sorts of crude and childish things on his body with markers.
    • Had to bathe in a tube of blueberry juice which stains, thus becoming a human blueberry.
    • Sacrificed eligibility to compete in the following week's Veto competition. Jase (knowing his safety was at extreme risk) and James had to drop out.
    • Had Marcellus (ironically) shave him bald. He and Kaysar endured "Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow". This would have been the end of the competition, had it not been for that particular stalemate.
    • In a tiebreaker, chose to go the entire summer on slop, a feat not seen again until Jenn Arroyo in Season 14 made a similar big move to net her own solitary POV win of the season and make her own single huge move of the season with it.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: George took his hair, which was beginning to turn pale and thin with age, and modified it into a chicken crest, befitting his moniker. Of course, that hairdo was a victim of a now-infamous punishment that occasionally sneaks its way into the game- head shaving.
  • Genre Blind: He doesn't seem to understand(or care) how game strategy works, and he's almost never in any kind of real power. Justified in that he played in season one, which involved public voting instead of what we see on TV today.
  • Genre Refugee: He is the only houseguest brought back from the original crop pre-Allison Grodener production, which played more like the UK version of the show and had almost none of the zany qualities the revised version would later bring to the table.
  • History Repeats: Finished in 5th.
  • Morality Pet: Downplayed. While he didn't exactly stop Will from doing the things he did, Chicken George has the sole distinction of being the only house guest Will felt bad about voting out.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: "Chicken" George
  • Team Dad: The man with a family back home naturally ends up being the papa figure for his friends and allies.
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    Danielle Reyes 

The Runner-Up of Season 3.

    James Rhine 

Season 6.

     Howie Gordon 

From season 6

  • Big Eater
  • Boisterous Bruiser
  • Butt-Monkey: To Will. Will is always making fun of Howie, and he doesn't seem to have any respect for him.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Or Handsome Lech depending on whom he's talking to.
  • Jerkass: All of the veteran players look at Howie and find his obnoxious behavior unbearable. Even Boogie finds him annoying.
  • Large Ham
  • Manchild: He's just as immature as ever, only this time, Howie doesn't try to hide it. From the very beginning, he trashes everyone he thinks has wronged him. Marcellus is utterly sick of him by the midpoint of the game, and George of all people is the one who gets annoyed the most when Howie still can't stop whining by the Jury House, calling George a waste of an HOH for putting up throwaway choices for nominations while George tells Howie to start acting like an adult for once.
  • Sore Loser: Threw Boogie's hat off his head and across the room upon being evicted and ranted about why the word of Chilltown was crap, while Boogie retorted, "Another class act leaves the Big Brother house."
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: To some viewers. He seems a lot more mean-spirited this season.

    Marcellus Reynolds 

  • Afro Asskicker: Sometimes seen wearing a pimpin' giant afro wig. It's from his modeling attire, and he chose to bring it with him this time around to the house.
  • Bald of Awesome: Once again. Really came in handy during a head-shaving POV because he had nothing to lose! Heck, he served as the barber from the sidelines and shaved George and Kaysar! Lucky him!
  • Big "NO!": Marcellus was chilling in the Jury House... and then Howie showed up and paradise was lost. Production made Marcellus' "NO!" reverberate a lot to exemplify his disdain.
    Marcellus: ...Damn. Paradise is lost.
  • Camp Gay
  • My Greatest Second Chance / Set Right What Once Went Wrong: Marcellus was brought back mostly out of pity for the fact he made the pinnacle of stupid moves in the history of the show when he didn't save himself with the Golden Power of Veto when he needed it most, and could redeem himself. Ironic enough, he did worse than before and just barely made Jury.
  • Ship Tease: Marcellus lusted after Kaysar intensely.
  • Twofer Token Minority: He's gay & black.

Evicted

    Kaysar Ridha 

Big Brother 6

  • Bald of Awesome: He had to shave his head in one of the POV competitions. Unfortunately for him, it was in vain; Chicken George also did the same and it went to a tiebreaker where the two men had to decide how many days they were both willing to go on slop. Kaysar wrote down a pretty large number... but George went for all of them. Kaysar, fortunately, looked pretty epic as a chrome dome.
  • Badass Beard
  • The Chessmaster: For the first four weeks, it looked like the Sovereign Four would run the table on the house thanks to their consecutive HOH wins and Kaysar's plan to throw all the attention on ChillTown.
  • Deal with the Devil: Kaysar makes an arrangement with ChillTown to get rid of floaters over them in order to keep the house at large focused on ChillTown instead of Kaysar's alliance. It would have worked had Danielle not won HOH in Week Five.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Once again.
  • History Repeats: Kaysar once again ended up in 10th, just missing the jury.
  • Odd Friendship: With Janelle, Howie, and James.
  • Worthy Opponent: In ChillTown's eyes.

    Diane Henry 

the 3rd placer from 5th Season

    Jase Wirey 

  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He does tone it down during this season though.
  • The Atoner: Jase wanted to play "nicer" this season.
  • Badass Boast: When is Jase not bragging?
  • The Big Guy: Is both tall and very athletic.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Jase is cocky, loud, brash and fun loving.
  • The Dandy: Jase takes pride in his physical appearance.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Jase always has something funny or witty to say.
  • Hunk: Jase is physically attractive.
  • Mr. Fanservice
  • Nice Hat: Often seen wearing a cowboy hat from time to time.
  • Playing Both Sides: Jase tries to this with ChillTown and the Sovereigns, but ends up getting booted in Week Three anyway.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Jase takes a conscious effort to be less of an obnoxious frat boy like he was during Season 5. It sticks for the most part.
  • Unknown Rival: He was still resentful towards Nakomis for causing his eviction in Season 5, but she couldn't care less about him

     Jennifer Dedmon 

     Alison Irwin 


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