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Big Brother 12’s lame, recycled twist crumbles as saboteur Annie is voted out

Big Brother 12‘s ill-conceived and thinly veiled regurgitation of a previous twist is over, as Annie Whittington was voted out by a unanimous vote. Julie Chen’s laughable introduction, calling the saboteur/mole “subversive,” is about the only entertainment that came from the whole thing. Although Kathy was “America’s prime suspect” and Kristen was mine (I didn’t …

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Big Brother houseguests make out, mangle words, and zzzzzzzzzzzz

Despite the producers’ actions as “the saboteur,” Big Brother 12 limped through its third episode, with only misspellings and glops of white goo hitting people in the face to sustain interest and prevent me from falling asleep. Basically, the house needs a counter-alliance, and fast. No one’s really willing to upset or challenge the balance …

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Are this year’s Big Brother houseguests related to previous houseguests? (Probably not)

A conspiracy theory among Big Brother 12 watchers that the current houseguests may be connected to previous seasons’ houseguests is backed up by some evidence, but may more likely to be the product of wishful thinking for this group of relatively dull houseguests. A poster at Jokers suggests additional relationships, including Monet and Marcellus Reynolds, …

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Big Brother gets a showmance, dumb alliance, and a punishment that makes Survivors laugh

After the second episode of Big Brother 12, I’m on the verge of a rant about this season’s twist, but I’ll save that for Thursday, after another act of “sabotage” that happened Saturday is revealed on TV. Instead, I’ll try to revel in the fun and ridiculousness of Big Brother, like the houseguests getting tarred …

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Wipeout beats Big Brother, which had higher ratings than BB11’s debut

Despite a challenge that involved people holding on to giant phalluses and slipping into a (not-very-well-padded) area below, Big Brother couldn’t beat ABC’s hit Wipeout, a show about people bouncing off of padded things. However, ratings were up for the Julie Chen-hosted show compared to last summer. Interestingly, according to TV By the Numbers’ half-hour …

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