Big Brother 13 - 7/7/11

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by markz, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Jul 7, 2011 #1 of 49

    markz Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2002


    Glad to see Jeff & Jordan.

    Danielle was MUCH better looking as a blonde.

    Not happy to see Rachel again.

    Wish Dr Will and Boogie were back.

    I like the two southern girls!

    Girls straddling big bananas! HOT!

    And why is it NOT even in wide-screen?
  2. Jul 7, 2011 #2 of 49

    lambertman With an "L"

    Dec 20, 2002
    I don't think the hair color is the problem there...
  3. Jul 7, 2011 #3 of 49

    debtoine WTTWDC

    May 17, 2001
    2 of the 3 former couples that I hate are back. Ugh.

    Jordan still ditzy as ever.

    I think the FF button on the remote is going to get a workout this season with Rachel there.

  4. Jul 7, 2011 #4 of 49

    jlb Go Pats!

    Dec 13, 2001
    Burlington, VT
    I think Dick and Danielle are acting the hate this time.

    I am looking forward to seeing how much Rachel pisses everyone else off. And did it look like she's been working out.

    Jeff and jordan are always fun.
  5. Jul 7, 2011 #5 of 49

    DancnDude Thrice as nice TCF Club

    Feb 7, 2001
    Madison, WI


    If I could get rid of two right away, it'd be Rachel and Danielle. Rachel talks too much and is super annoying and Danielle basically didn't say anything. And she looks horrible with black hair. Now that I'm seeing them again, I still can't help but think Brendon is being walked on by Rachel and for some reason he either likes it or can't see it.

    I still like Jeff and Jordan. The new people are too soon to tell for me. So far I think they'll be alright.

    I did like the new twist with the golden keys. I like that it makes them think a lot differently on who they want to go but also who they want to be around for awhile.
  6. Jul 7, 2011 #6 of 49

    IndyJones1023 Auteur

    Apr 1, 2002
    Orlando, FL
    THis is the worst start to any BB yet. That being said, I'm looking forward to the rest of the season.
  7. Jul 7, 2011 #7 of 49

    gossamer88 UHDTV Snob

    Jul 26, 2005
    Da Bronx
    Pretty interesting twist. But if you're safe for 4 weeks you may be out the next!

    I love Rachel, 'cause she drives the house guest crazy. Same reason I like Evil Dick.
  8. Jul 7, 2011 #8 of 49

    dfergie Member

    Aug 27, 2006
    Glad Jeff and Jordan are back also & like the southern girls... Danielle looks weird with dark hair.
  9. Jul 8, 2011 #9 of 49

    Einselen ɹǝsn pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝɹ

    Apr 25, 2006
    It will be interesting. Wonder what happens when one person in the couple wins POV. My guess is both come down. This can be very bad to be HOH the first few weeks. Also with the safe until Top 10 does it sound like they will dissolve the whole "couples" after the first month? Seems like they tried this couples thing before and are coming back trying to make it better.
  10. tiams

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    It is excruciating to watch this in non-HD. Looks awful.
  11. IndyJones1023

    IndyJones1023 Auteur

    Apr 1, 2002
    Orlando, FL
    There's not a lot of special effects, other than Rachel's twins. So being in non-HD certainly isn't excrutiating.
  12. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey TCF Club

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    Ended up watching even though I said I wouldn't (was captive audience...wife and son wanted to watch, and we had a conflict, and my other TV is offline due to house renovation). I probably will watch on and off during the season based probably on what is said here. A few notes:

    Agree, it looks awful in this the last prime time network show left still broadcast in SD? At least put it in 16x9.

    Julie looks like she's kept her baby weight. But I think it's made her look older, not better.

    Two of the three old couples I can't stand. I was so hoping that Rachel wouldn't win HoH, because I was hoping she was first to go. I REALLY don't think I can watch another season of her if she goes far. Still like Jeff and Jordan. Jordan may be the most unintentionally funny person on TV right now. And she's still hawt

    Danielle looks horrible. She looks like she's strung out on drugs. I loved her expression when she was sitting there with she really didn't want to be there (with him?). I do think that the Dick and Danielle not talking is a host.

    Also read that Dick was asked only a week before the show to come on, and if that's the case, I think he HAD to convince Danielle to do it again, which I doubt he could do if they weren't talking. I think they were the replacement when Will and Boogie declined

    Out of the new couples, I think I like the older woman the best. I think the NJ guy could be fun, if he doesn't get too annoying with the 90210 stuff. Otherwise, the rest seem pretty boring to me on first impression. More fake boobs make an appearance.

    On the twist. They HAD to do it this way in order for the duo thing to work. What would have happened after they voted on of the two in the duo off and they weren't protected? How can you put them up if you are supposed to put up a duo? And I think this is a hint that after 4 weeks, the duo thing will be gone. Still curious how they will be doing Veto. I think the whole team will get vetoed if one wins.
  13. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey TCF Club

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    You don't need special effects to make it look crappy be comparison. While it's not a show that BEGS for HD, it's harder to watch when EVERY other show you watch is HD. I have become an HD snob by now. I can't stand watching non-HD. It's one reason I don't watch the AMC shows that are kind of popular. DirecTV doesn't have AMC in HD (although I did try Mad Men and found it kind of boring). I think at least put HD in the living room and outside, and it's fine to keep the bedrooms, bathrooms and diary rooms SD (just make them wide screen).

    And yes, I get the production issues that make it difficult.
  14. IndyJones1023

    IndyJones1023 Auteur

    Apr 1, 2002
    Orlando, FL
    Honestly, as much of an HD snob as I am, too, this show in SD doesn't bother me.
  15. Swirl_Junkie

    Swirl_Junkie New Member

    Mar 11, 2001
    Philly, PA
    Ugh... how did I miss this was starting?

    TIVO_GUY_HERE I miss the ocean

    Jul 10, 2000
    Dallas Texas
    Me either, I thought it looked fine.
  17. JFriday

    JFriday "Just The Facts"

    Mar 20, 2002
    Bay Area
    My favorite new contestant is Cassi (gorgeous) but I can't stand her teammate Shelly. Her voice is like fingernails on the chalkboard.
  18. TriBruin

    TriBruin Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Dec 10, 2003
    Bartlett, IL
    I know that I would not want Keith as a Youth Minister, especially if I had a high school aged daughter! Dude, learn some control.

    Agreed with many about the returning couples. It was bad enough to Racheal back (along with her lap dog Brendon), but having Evil Dick back is too much. Danielle looked horrible. I almost didn't recognize her.

    Of the new teams. The "other model" (Cassie?) seems pretty down to earth, along with her teammate.

    I will withhold judgement on Adam, but he comes across as an Evil Dick wannabe. Must have crushed him to see ED walk through the door.

    Porche - Other than Eye Candy, there is nothing there. She may the best reason to watch After Dark. (And wait for the inevitible nude screen caps.)

    All the others, I haven't been able to form an opinion on. We will see how this season turns out.
  19. Johnny Dancing

    Johnny Dancing Closet Rebel

    Sep 3, 2000
    I am a hi-def snob and did not even notice it was not in high def for some reason - 60 inch TV pillar bars and all. I guess it's not like survivor in beautiful locations, just spy cams in a house.

    It looks like Dick and Danielle have been partying way too hard with the winnings and fame. It will be interesting when they start getting strung out and agitated.

    I would have loved to see Will and Boogie but I guess they made something of their lives and can't spend an entire summer in that house for a chance at $500k. It amazes me how long the final people are in the house and the prize is only $500k. It's not like Survivor where you are in and out in a little over a month.

    I laugh at when the VIP Cocktail waitress told the group that she was a student because she did not want people to think she lived a luxurious lifestyle.

    Finally summer as BB is back. I love this show. So easy on the brain.
  20. DavidTigerFan

    DavidTigerFan No, not Detroit. TCF Club

    Aug 18, 2001
    Charleston, SC
    I liked how Kalia's partner called her Kalua after she specifically said that her name wasn't that. Then also when Rachel came into the house Kalia started making fun of Rachel's boobs. Hello, you're are bigger than hers!

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