Big Brother

Season 3 Episode 27

BB3 Ep #27 (Two Hour Special)

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Sep 12, 2002 on CBS
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After Roddy's departure, Jason says he'll miss him and the way Roddy took care of him like a brother. Danielle is "relieved" that Roddy's gone, since he knew she was coming after him. Amy says she'll miss Roddy, since he was such a big part of her House experience, and Lisa wanted to give him a sympathy vote so he wasn't evicted unanimously. Marcellas, however, says that Roddy "deserved to go" because he wasn't playing the game well. Lisa is upset because just before the last live show Roddy asked her if he was being evicted, and she told him she didn't know. Jason and Danielle both say they were upset with Roddy for referring to the fact that Amy didn't use the Veto Power to save him as she promised she would. Danielle calls it "sad and hurtful" that Roddy held that over Amy's head one last time. Jason reveals that he had talked with Danielle about throwing the last HoH Competition so that Amy or Lisa could win it. Imagine their surprise when Lisa and Amy were eliminated on the first question, leaving Danielle and Jason as the only competitors! Marcellas and Lisa are both happy to have Jason in control again, since they each think they have a deal in place with him and Danielle to ensure they make the final three. Jason says in the Diary Room that this obviously can't happen. Amy tells Danielle that she's not unpacking her bags in anticipation of being nominated again this week. Danielle tells her not to think that way, which Amy interprets as a sign that Danielle is looking out for her. The next morning, Jason wakes early to find the plasma screen with the familiar "Expect the Unexpected" graphic, which makes everyone nervous. Jason reveals to the HouseGuests that the newest twist in the game is the Golden Veto, which will allow a nominee to remove him or herself from the nomination block if they win. FOOD COMPETITION Before they can compete for the Golden Veto, the HouseGuests must first win their food supply for the week. BIG BROTHER tells them they have 15 minutes to dress for a "formal dinner." Amy chastises BIG BROTHER for such short notice, but everyone dresses to kill. Before they enter the backyard, they split themselves into teams: Marcellas and Danielle on one side, Amy and Lisa on the other. (HoH Jason doesn't compete in this event.) The outside has been decorated in a manner that Lisa calls "gothic, exotic and sexy as hell." The HouseGuests find a dinner table swathed in red velvet and candles and six covered dishes. Jason tells them that this is "The Dinner Party From Hell." There are three courses in the dinner party, each corresponding to two days of regular House food supplies. If a team is able to successfully finish each course, they get their regular food; if not, they get PB and J on those days. As the course is presented, Team One (Lisa and Amy) can choose to eat it or pass it to Team Two. Whichever team doesn't eat the first course has to eat the second. They have one minute to eat everything, and Jason ominously warns them, "throwing up at the table is considered bad manners." Lisa chooses to eat first, and despite the fact that it appears to be sushi, the course turns out to be the sexual organs of a giant sea urchin. Marcellas chooses to eat for Team Two and gets escargot, which he's happy about because he's eaten them before. However, neither Lisa nor Marcellas are able to eat their full meals, putting both teams on PB and J for Saturday and Sunday. For Round Two, Danielle has to eat boiled pig's feet, while Amy is served poi. Amy tries to eat the poi like pudding, but it's too thick for her to swallow. Danielle doesn't do any better with the pig's feet, meaning both teams have another two days of PB and J. For Round Three, both team members can eat their course, which is twice the size, but they have twice as long. Marcellas and Danielle are served jungle curry, while Amy and Lisa get haggis, which is boiled sheep stomach stuffed with liver. The jungle curry is too spicy for Marcellas and Danielle, and Amy and Lisa barely make a dent in the haggis. The teams get the peanut butter and jelly for Wednesday and Thursday as well. Jason, who is now stuck eating PB and J as well, says he was frustrated watching the others give up rather than try to eat. To prove his point, Jason samples a little bit of each item and wonders what the big deal is. NOMINATION CEREMONY Marcellas asks Danielle if she knows whom Jason is looking to nominate. Danielle suggests that he might put Amy and Lisa on the block together. But when Marcellas is outside with Amy, Lisa, Danielle and Jason discuss whether they'd prefer Amy or Marcellas to be the next evictee. Danielle says she wants Marcellas to go because he told Roddy things about her strategy and she doesn't trust him anymore. Jason feels bad that his last reign as HoH resulted in Gerry's eviction and feels worse because he "cares about all the others here." After bringing the group to the table, Jason tells them that he doesn't like the look of the nomination box with only two keys sticking out of it. Lisa and Danielle's keys are removed from the box, leaving Amy and Marcellas as the nominees. Jason tells them he nominated them without "any good reason" except that "it's a game and someone has to leave this week." He turns to Danielle and Lisa and reminds them that because of the new Golden Veto, neither of them are safe just because they weren't nominated here. MARCELLAS VS. JASON Amy says that she's not mad at Jason for nominating her, but she feels "bitter" that he also nominated Marcellas. Outside, Marcellas tells Jason that he feels "betrayed" that he was nominated and reminds Jason that he didn't nominate him, despite his two terms as HoH. Marcellas adds that he feels he's done more to protect Jason than Danielle has. Marcellas talks to Danielle in the bathroom and insinuates that if he stays, he's going to target Jason for eviction next week. He adds that he doesn't want anyone to use the Golden Veto to save him because he feels he can beat Amy in a vote. Danielle tells him that she won't save him with the Veto, but that she will vote to save him if he's still on the block. Walking around the House talking to himself, Marcellas says that he definitely wants Jason out next. He tells Amy that, based on his nominations, Jason must have a deal with Lisa or Danielle. Amy says she thinks it's Lisa, but Marcellas wonders why he'd have a deal with Lisa, whom he categorizes as a weaker player. Danielle approaches Jason and tells him about her talk with Marcellas. Jason says he won't second-guess himself, but admits he knows he's in trouble if Marcellas stays. They decide that no matter what, Marcellas has to be evicted. MARCELLAS HAS A GOLDEN VETO! For the crucial Golden Veto Competition, the HouseGuests change into skintight outfits and wait in the Diary Room. One at a time, they enter the backyard to find something out of a James Bond movie. There are 24 photographs of evicted HouseGuests, each bordered by black carpeting. Above this grid are a series of criss-crossing laser beams. The competitors have to go across the board from photo to photo in the order of eviction. If they break one of the laser beams or touch the black carpeting, they receive a 15-second penalty for each contact. Additionally, there is a one-minute penalty for touching any of the photos out of order. Amy goes first and makes it through the course in 1:04, with only two penalties. Lisa goes next and steps through each laser beam on her way across the board. She later admits that she didn't want to win the Golden Veto so Marcellas and Amy could have a chance to win it themselves. Lisa's time is :21, plus 3:45 in penalties. Danielle gets the eviction order wrong, forgetting that Eric was evicted before Josh. Her time is 1:34 plus 3:00 in penalties. Jason, who says he felt like Spiderman creeping around in tights, loses his balance halfway through the course. He makes his way across quickly, in :28, but has 1:30 in penalties. Marcellas goes last, and while concentrating on the fact that he thinks he looks fat in the tights, gets through the course in :52 with only :15 in penalties. Marcellas's total time of 1:07 gives him the Golden Veto. After the Competition, Danielle says she's going to try to convince Marcellas not to use the power to save himself. Marcellas is conflicted, wondering whether he should use the power to save someone who has been a "great friend" to him during the game, if he should save himself or if he should just leave well enough alone. Jason, nervous about being targeted by Marcellas, asks Danielle to get close to Marcellas. Danielle tells Marcellas that if he saves himself, he'll be evicting either Lisa or Amy. She asks him which person he'd rather see leave. Marcellas realizes that Danielle and Jason are banded together and approaches Lisa about an alliance that would bring them to the final two. Danielle says in the Diary Room that she needs to protect her interests, in this case, Jason. She says that if Marcellas doesn't use the Golden Veto to save himself, he'll definitely be evicted. AND THE GOLDEN VETO GOES TO… Host Julie Chen talks to the assembled HouseGuests in the living room in anticipation of the live Golden Veto Meeting. Marcellas tells Julie that the decision whether or not to use the Veto is the hardest part of the game that he's faced so far. Jason tells Julie that he's prepared to make a nomination should Marcellas save himself or Amy. He goes on to say that he doesn't want to do it, but that it's his job as HoH. With the moment at hand, Marcellas tells the group that he feels he's played the game thus far "looking out for others." He adds that when Gerry used the Veto Power to save him, it was the "most amazing thing in the game." With that in mind, Marcellas chooses NOT to use the Golden Veto to save himself or Amy. He tells the group that he's leaving the decision in their hands and that he doesn't want to put anyone else in the position he found himself in this week. Julie asks Marcellas whether he changed his mind regarding the Golden Veto on live TV. Marcellas says that he did, that he was so certain he was going to save himself, he didn't pack all of his belongings but he says he loves everyone in the House too much to let them be upset. Julie wonders whether he still felt confident that he would stay and Marcellas tells her no. For her final words to the group before their live vote, Amy tells everyone that she loves them and thanks them for "the chance that no one else has ever had in a game like this." Marcellas asks that everyone vote with their consciences, their hearts and tells them that he'll have no hard feelings, no matter what they decide. VOTING LIVE Finally knowing whom they'll have to decide between, Danielle and Lisa are told by Julie that they'll go to the Diary Room individually to vote. Danielle goes in first, voting to evict Marcellas. Lisa goes in next, voting to evict Amy. The vote is now in Jason's hand to break the tie. In the living room Jason tells Marcellas that he "felt threatened" after he put Marcellas up for nomination and says, "You should have used the Veto." Jason votes to evict Marcellas. Marcellas is stunned, and staggers into the bedroom to grab the last of his stuff. As he leaves, he hugs everyone goodbye. After Julie playfully smacks him in the head for his Veto decision, Marcellas tells her he's "shocked" to be there, then changes his mind and says he's not shocked. He says he "wouldn't have it go any other way" since he made all of his decisions based on what was better for the other HouseGuests. Julie asks if he wasn't playing to win, why he entered the game. Marcellas says his motivation was to learn more about himself and that he's learned that he's "fantastic." After watching farewell video clips from the others, Marcellas tells Julie that he wouldn't change his decision because "Everything I did in that moment, I did it for them." HOH COMPETITION After the shocking eviction of Marcellas, the other HouseGuests compete in the latest HoH Competition, called "And Then There Were Four." Amy, Lisa and Danielle are asked a series of questions and have to step onto the number they believe answers it. The HouseGuest with the most right answers after six questions wins HoH. The first question is "How many of the four remaining HouseGuests have been HoH at least once?" The answer is three, and all the competitors get a point. Danielle gets question two ("How many have held PoV?" The answer is 4.) right, but Lisa and Amy don't. Lisa is right for question three ("How many failed to get 15 food vouchers?" The answer is 3.) but Amy and Danielle get it wrong. After three questions Danielle and Lisa have 2 points and Amy has 1. Amy and Danielle get number four right ("How many had their gnome survive impact?" The answer is 1.), and Lisa is wrong. All three get number five right ("How many opened veto boxes in the second Veto Competition?" The answer is 2.), and everyone gets number six ("How many gained more than 3 pounds in the brownie eating Competition?" The answer is 2.) wrong. With 4 points, Danielle wins her first HoH title.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Julie Chen (I)

Julie Chen (I)

Host

Chiara Berti

Chiara Berti

BB3 Days 1 - 71 (9th Evicted)

Josh Feinberg

Josh Feinberg

BB3 Days 1 - 41 (5th Evicted)

Jason Guy

Jason Guy

BB3 Days 1 - 78 (11th Evicted)

Roddy Mancuso

Roddy Mancuso

BB3

Lori Olson

Lori Olson

BB3 Days 1 - 62 (8th Evicted)

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