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Big Brother 

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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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Julie Chen Moonves ...  Herself - Host / ... 381 episodes, 2000-2019
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Storyline

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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1 house. 10 strangers. 28 cameras. They live. You watch. (Season 1) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Brother 2 See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Two contestants were under the required age of 21 to be eligible to apply to be on Big Brother. This was because both were a part of the twist that season. Michelle was 19 in Big Brother 4 as one of the exes in the X Factor twist. Daniele was 20 in Big Brother 8 for the enemies twist with her estranged father. See more »

Quotes

Mike Malin: [to Ian] This is the Big Brother house. You can bounce checks.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of every eviction episode, Julie Chen Moonves 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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Version of Gran hermano (2001) See more »

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Big Brother theme
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Bullying is not right! This used to be a good show...
17 August 2017 | by bolson_06See all my reviews

I have never been so disgusted with this big brother season, a few of my friends stopped watching the show because of the extensive bullying, youth watch this show too and big brother is showing them that it's okay to bully...ITS NOT....I'm ashamed of big brother this season, with all that's going on in this world with racism and now bullying....


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