Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience.
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Based on the Dutch series, thirteen strangers who are living in a studio-like house that's filled with cameras and microphones, compete in a series of physical and mental stunts, and some challenging trivia at a chance at $500,000 in this reality soap opera-like summer program. Thirteen of those house guests live in 13 different states. America will watch every single move they compete to be the last one standing, after having twelve house guests evicted. These strangers are the contestants who think they have absolutely nothing in common, and a few are in a shock for their lives. The house guests begin to introduce other people at the Big Brother house. It's the first time they will get to know each other and they're not allowed to say not one word with them until they are in the Big Brother house. The thirteen will be living in the same house for the following two months. They may either find their best friend or worst enemy in that group; and in the end, it's one men for themselves... Written by Gary Richard Collins II (gcollinsii@aol.com)

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Rachel (12/13) and Janelle (6/7) are tied for most HOH wins for multiple seasons with six. See more »

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[season 7, week 3, to the houseguests during the veto ceremony]
Will Kirby: Okay. Traditionally, the uh, nominees uh speak to the veto holder individually because they're looking for one person to help them. But if it's okay with George, the power of veto holder and James, the HoH holder, I'd like to speak to the house as a group.
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Will Kirby: This is truly an all star season because I'm astonished by your gameplay here. Now, a lot of you have come up to me and you've said, "Will, you don't really seem like ...
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At the end of every eviction episode, Julie Chen ends the episode by saying 'lets eavesdrop on the house guests' and while the credits are rolling there is a live feed on the house guests. See more »

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Watching People Live With and Backstab Each Other?? Not Cool.
27 December 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I watched half of a season of Big Brother with my boyfriend and could not get over how some people would follow along with the show from start to finish. Essentially, the show is making the audience stalk the house guests. They are being monitored 24/7 for several months, and people take joy out of watching them scheme and backstab their way to the top.

I find this to be the epitome of a bad society in which everybody just uses and abuses others as a means to an end. Of course, it's a competition, but fostering bullying and backstabbing in our world is not something that should be taken lightly. The house guests aren't chosen wisely, and with the season I saw, a cop was one of them. To me, it just seems bad that the makers of the show would allow a cop to be the poster boy of scheming, backstabbing, and bullying.

Overall, I can see that the games the house guests play can be entertaining, but the morale of this show is not something to be proud of. As a result, I give it a 5 because it's interesting to watch at times, but uncomfortable to be monitoring people as they plot against each other.


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