Big Brother 10: Eviction #5 and HOH #6
(S10E15) "Judas, blah-blah-blah, Judas in my house, blah, Judas, blah-blah-blah, Judas." - Jerry
Okay, I'll admit I paraphrased just a wee bit there. But when not giving one-finger salutes and getting bleeped for vulgar language, this is going to be Jerry's claim to fame in the Big Brother 10 house. But ... what if ... what if Jerry wins Head of Household this week? After all, he's won veto twice. Does he have it in him?
Read on past the jump for my full review of tonight's episode.
The Diary Room is where the hamsters can speak their minds (if they have a mind, that is) and let us know what they really think. Libra, who's really not too shy in telling anyone anything right to their faces, speaks to Jerry via her DR session -- "Jerry, Big Brother is not a game of honesty and trust." What brought that comment around? Nope, it was nothing Jerry did or said to her. It's the way that Jerry keeps repeating his Judas tirade about Dan. Renny tells us that right now Jerry looks worse than Dan ever did. Again, it's his nastiness and repeated Judas comments.
Meanwhile, Jerry's strutting around the house as if he's Mr. Perfect and oh-so-righteous. This man has serious issues if he thinks his behavior and words are anything to be proud of! But as he struts about, the others all seem to have his number. Michelle and Memphis are befuddled by his behavior. Memphis, in particular, is taking the Judas statements more to heart than Dan is. I guess if you have someone upset at being called a womanizer, he'll deem Judas a worse insult. But Dan himself is tickled pink -- with the spotlight on Jerry's horrendous behavior towards him, everyone feels sorry for him! He's got a point there.
Libra is sure she's going to be evicted. She knows that there has been rumblings of her eviction for a while now. She considers herself "a dead houseguest walking." However, that doesn't keep Keesha from worrying about her own fate this week. She should worry because April and Ollie are already scheming to switch up the vote. They both think that Keesha had a hand in all of the evictions as much, if not more, than Libra did. Oh ... and April thinks Keesha is jealous of her because she (April) is prettier.
Oh, just gag me now. She isn't ugly, but she's got a bit of an "Area 51" alien-shaped head. I normally don't comment on looks, but she keeps going on about how everyone's jealous so I think she's fair game. She also mentioned that Keesha never went to college. Although I personally am an advocate for higher education, I don't know what that has to do with anything in the game. Making a fool of yourself on national television has no educational prerequisites. The hamsters and their varied educational backgrounds are the proof I offer.
Even though Memphis told Keesha he has her back, he's got another scheme in motion. Talking with Dan, they decide they'll team up with Keesha and Renny. Then they'll dump the girls at the end and go to the final two together. Nah, they didn't pinky-swear or anything, but it sounds like a plan. I guess I won't mention how rare it is for two to vow final two at this stage of the game and actually make it there.
Rock the vote scheming
I just don't get this group of houseguests. The very same people who were so upset with the vote switch last week which resulted in Jessie's eviction decide they want to do the very same thing! Ollie, April, and Jerry decide that now is the time to get Keesha out? They were all so angered, hurt, and betrayed about how Keesha, Libra, Renny, and Dan betrayed April by not voting the way she wanted, yet they want to do the same exact thing to Michelle? What's up with that? Do as I say, not as I do, I guess. What's right for me to do is wrong for you to do just because I'm me! By the way, Jerry gave his word to Keesha this week that he'd vote for her to stay. Kissy, kissy, Judas.
With six houseguests voting this week, they'd need one vote to do the dirty deed. Who's vote would that be? Why, Dan, the one who's been ostracized all week for his vote last week. Of course, the three know that Dan wouldn't trust them, so they let Libra in on the plan and get her to approach Dan.
Libra really has nothing to lose and has everything to gain if he goes along with the plan. Plus, Libra and Dan get along fairly well. So, she meets up with him. For a bit, he seemed interested. But he when he wanted to know who the other votes were, she clammed up. Reporting back to Kingpin Ollie, she was told they didn't want to give the names, brave planners they are. Scheme aborted. Dan had told her he'd think about it, but committed to nothing.
Pre-vote Diary Room bits
I really wish that these pieces weren't always edited as if we're stupid or something. You know that every time they sound like a certain houseguest will be evicted, it's the other one who goes. Just for once I'd like to see them all say "So-and-so is going home" and let So-and-So go home. Tonight was no exception to the rule.
Jerry said that Keesha is "playing the Memphis card." Huh? I don't think he understands the use of the word "card" in that sort of context. He went on to say that Memphis and Keesha are a "two-headed snake" and he wants Keesha to go home. He wasn't even original with that saying as that's what Jessie and Michelle were called the week before!
I actually understood a bit of April's reasoning for Keesha to leave more. Oh, yes, we know she doesn't like her and thinks Keesha lied to her. But what I agreed with were the comments she made about Keesha's voice and her laugh. I hate shrieky voices and Keesha has one.
Memphis and Renny both want to keep Keesha in the house. No surprises there and I think it would be hard to get a Diary Room bit of either saying they'd vote her out. But then they made the Dan statement as if he could go either way. Keesha's an ally and friend, something he needs in the game. But if Libra stays, she wouldn't target him and others targeting her would allow him to be worry free for a while longer. Oh, the suspense!
Libra's family defends her
As one would expect, Libra's family was ticked off about accusations that Libra is a bad mother. Her husband Steve totally backs her in the game, as does her mother. And the both of them seem to be very capable of taking care of the three children. I think her daughter Fallon is adorable. As they showed the bits with Michelle ranting about Libra taking the trip and giving up the letter, the husband wanted her to take the trip! I enjoyed the clip with Dan telling Libra, "If you took the letter from home, he'd probably write that you should have taken the trip!"
ChenBot grills the hamsters
Well, I'm talking questions, not actually grilling them, per se. Although, perhaps with a light garlic butter sauce they might be palatable.
Julie asked Dan if his faith has influenced his game. He admitted he's made some mistakes and will definitely head to confession as soon as he can. When she asked Jerry if he went too far with the Judas comments and if he still feels the same way, Jerry started out saying he might have said it in the heat of the moment. But then he went on to say how it hurt him (sheesh) and he still feels the same way. Dan said he'll forgive Jerry, but Jerry should call him "Mr. Judas" in keeping with his teaching career. Memphis took more offense to the Judas comments than Dan seems to and said he's not afraid to stand up for his friends. Renny, as she usually is when put on the spot, was very diplomatic. She spoke about how everyone in the house is unique and she enjoys them all.
In Julie's HOH room private talk with Michelle, I think Michelle was a bit more diplomatic about April than she actually might feel. She said that April has attached herself to her because she knows she keeps her word. But she said nothing about if she has any loyalty or even likes April or not. Michelle said that she regrets the comments she made about Libra being a bad mother and that Dan should burn in hell. When she said that she often says things without thinking, I almost liked her.
The houseguest evicted tonight will be the first member of the jury. While their speeches were nowhere near as impressive as Angie's, they were normal ... unlike Steven's speech. Both Keesha and Libra were upbeat, both said there would be no hard feelings. Libra tried to take a page from Angie's speech and told them it was time to play the game for themselves.
But when the vote went down, there was no rocking. It was unanimous for Libra to leave tonight. Once again, it's back to what the HOH wants. Without a commitment from Dan, the best the Keesha Ouster movement could do would be a tie and Michelle would have voted Libra out.
Libra's exit was cordial and everyone was polite. She fully expected to leave, so there was no shock. In her talk with Julie after her exit, she was poised and personable. Although she said she wasn't totally responsible for Jessie's eviction, she does think of herself as a "puppetmistress" in the game. She said the show was a once in a lifetime opportunity and, had she won, she would have money to set aside for her children's education and her family.
The goodbye messages were another matter. Ollie said she was selfish and went against April. April was snarky and smug saying that Libra made a bad move by going against her. Jerry said she manipulated people and deserved to go. Keesha, who was an ally of hers, wishes the best for her. Renny was also very nice, with mother to mother honor and love.
HOH comp - "Diary Room Confessions"
Oh, I love it when the hamsters can knock each other out of a comp! In this competition, Julie read quotes from previously evicted houseguests made in the Diary Room. They had to buzz in with the correct houseguest quoted. If they got it right, they would not only stay in the game, but they would choose to boot another out of the comp. If they buzzed in and got the answer wrong, they were themselves eliminated.
"Oh, God ... one of my naps finally paid off." -- Renny buzzed in first and guessed Jessie. She was right and booted April (YAY!). The look April gave her could kill and she literally stomped away. Heehee!
"The player got played." -- Dan got it right with his Brian guess and eliminated Jerry. (Guffaw.)
"Kinda makes you a bit lonely ..." -- Ollie interrupted the quote and then made a wrong guess of Steven. Ollie out. (Snicker.)
"What doesn't come out in the rinse comes out in the wash." -- Memphis made a wrong guess of Steven and he gets the boot.
"Jessie is a tool in all senses of the word." -- Dan wrongly said it was Angie and he's out. It's down to Renny and Keesha for HOH.
"After the first sentence of Jerry's speech, my heart dropped into my stomach." -- Renny buzzed in with the correct answer of Brian. Renny is the new Head of Household! And Jackie is a happy person. I think I might be happier than Renny is. When they showed her at the end of the show, she had a look of "what have I done?" I don't think she wants to hurt anyone by getting them evicted although I'm sure she'll make nominations I like.
We get to vote on silly stuff
At least half of the house will go on BB Slop next week. We, with all the power we have been given by the BB gods, can choose to give everyone an additional food. Even though the show mentioned text voting, you can vote on the CBS website for free. The choices? We can give them one of the following: coconuts, bologna, or giant lollipops. I personally would like them to get the giant lollipops.
|Giant lollipops||175 (42.5%)|