Big Brother 12 Episode 23
Big Brother 12 started on July 8 this year. The twenty-third episode aired on August 29. This season, 13 people are locked inside the Big Brother House to participate in a competition to win $500,000. In a series first, one player will play the game not to win $500,000 but to wreak havoc and sabotage the other players. You can learn more about each house guest by reading their bios here. If you missed previous episodes’ of Big Brother 12, check the links at the end of this article, read on for a recap of the twenty-third episode.
Matt was evicted from the house last week by a vote of 4-0. It was double eviction night last week. Ragen upset to see Matt leave, but not as upset as he would have been a week ago. Hayden makes Ragen is number one target since he knows about the Brigade.
The only way the Brigade is safe during double eviction is if one of their members wins the HOH, which Hayden comes through. The house guests head inside for last minute strategy talking. Ragen is 100% certain he is going on the block. Brendon is pleading with Hayden to not keep Britney over him. Hayden nominates Brendon and Ragen for eviction. The veto competition is played and Ragen wins. Britney goes up as a replacement nomination. By a vote of 3-0, Brendon is evicted from the Big Brother house.
The Final Five of this year’s season is: Ragen, Britney, Lane, Hayden and Enzo. Congratulations to all of them!
The HOH Competition
Ragen and Britney are chatting about needing to win HOH this week otherwise Ragen will go on the block again. The boys are chatting in the have not room about how far they have gotten. Enzo is talking about making it a priority to get Ragen out of the house this week.
The house guests are playing a card game to determine who wins HOH. The card sharks are invited to play Big Brother Blackjack. Lane doesn’t want to win HOH due to having to put Britney on the block. Britney was eliminated from the first round. Enzo was eliminated next- much to the dismay of Hayden and Lane. Lane wins HOH which forces him to make a difficult decision between Britney and the Brigade.
Britney is thrilled Lane won HOH. Ragen is disappointed he didn’t win but is determined to fight to stay in the game. The others are talking about who is going to be the pawn.
The HOH Room
Lane gets the key to the HOH room. Britney reports she actually cares to see his room. They are amazed at how scary his brother looks. Lane shares his letter with the other house guests. His mom wrote the letter and tells him about life at home.
Britney tells Hayden she isn’t sure she would vote for Lane if he gets to final two because she doesn’t feel he needs the $500,000. Hayden is excited because he feels this is just another vote for him. Enzo and Hayden are talking about Lane and his relationship with Britney. They are trying to find out where Lane stands.
The Pandora’s Box
Lane is greeted with an option of opening Pandora’s Box. He is shown a picture of money that grows on trees. He opens the box and can open 3 envelopes with the potential of winning up to $10,000 but with each envelope he opens something bad happens to the house. The first envelope is $76, the second is $12 and the third is $0.17. He wins a total of $91.17- will it be worth the bad that happens to the house?
Hayden goes downstairs to tell the house what happened. Hayden isn’t sure that Lane is telling the truth about how much he won. Ragen fears they have cloned Rachel. The first punishment is the silverware and cups being taken away from the house guests for the entire week.
The Game Talk
Britney and Lane talking about who is going on the block. Lane is thinking about putting Enzo and Ragen on the block. Britney reports she wouldn’t take Ragen off the block if she won the veto. Lane is thinking about putting Britney up is needed but will not consider putting Hayden up. She confronts him on this.
Lane reports this is the worse HOH and he wants to put himself on the block. Enzo is encouraging him to put Ragen and Britney on the block. He asks Hayden about going on the block as a pawn because he hasn’t been on the block for awhile. Enzo doesn’t understand the “pawn” talk and is starting to question his relationship with Britney.
Ragen reports he isn’t blind and sees the alliances in the house. He doesn’t want to leave though. Hayden reports he isn’t sure what Lane is going to do. Enzo reports Lane needs to do what the Brigade needs which is putting Britney and Ragen on the block. Lane doesn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings but knows that he will.
The Nomination Ceremony
Lane calls everyone into the house for the ceremony. He pulls Britney’s key. Britney pulls Hayden’s key. Enzo and Ragen are on the block. He reports Ragen was nominated for stragey and Enzo because he is a competitor.
Ragen is scared because he is completely by himself but will fight for the veto. Enzo says Lane is a baby and he should have put Britney on the block. In the DR, Lane reports Enzo hasn’t won anything and maybe Britney deserves to stay over him.
Who will win the POV this week? Stay tuned!
Watch the episode here.
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