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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 / ... 380 episodes, 2000-2019
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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

5 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Brother 2 See more »

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Trivia

Will Kirby stated on the live feeds during season 7 that the producers warned the Big Brother 2 house guests not to talk about the original first season that had premiered a year earlier and performed poorly. Season one was not referenced or recognized like the other previous seasons until All-Stars six years later. See more »

Quotes

[week 5, in the diary room, after the PoV competition]
Will Kirby: Hey Boogie, did you win PoV today?
Mike Malin: Nah. I won a trip to Aruba for two and a plasma television. Did you win PoV?
Will Kirby: No... I won uh, five thousand bucks.
[both look at camera with serious faces before bursting out in laughter]
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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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The worst, most boring or both?
24 August 2000 | by yenloSee all my reviews

Very possibly the worst, most boring program ever put forth on the television airwaves. This would include the dozens of shows that lasted only thirteen weeks on the air. The History Channel has a program entitled Histories Mysteries. One of their future episodes could be "Why did CBS not pull the plug on Big Brother after it's initial episode."


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