Big Brother UK Season 10 is well underway. I’ll be posting the odd BB clip to illustrate common conversations and issues, as a discussion trigger. You don’t have to watch the show to join in; the issues are standalone and… Read More ›
Just thought I’d revisit Big Brother UK with a little “Oh no he didn’t!” post.
As clip one begins, Mikey, the blind cross-dressing Scotsman radio dude, has just had his hair shaved off as part of a task. The task involved the housemates cutting or clipping their hair such that the combined hair filled a flask to the top.
[Transcripts/summaries of clips are at the bottom of the post.]
I’m guessing Mo would justify this action, outside the house, as being just him, paragon of equalism, treating everyone equally badly. You can sure tell that he’s been in that hot chair before, and knows exactly the script to follow, though he still stumbles over it. It grates.
There are two people with disabilities in Big Brother UK this year. Mikey and Darnell are not being presented by the production team purely as “The Disabled Housemates”, with their disability as the only facet of stereotyped caricatures. They don’t… Read More ›
This week Alexandra was summarily removed from the Big Brother UK house after making indirect threats towards fellow housemates and their friends and families. I think this incident highlights a possible difference between Big Brother Australia and Big Brother UK…. Read More ›