Big Brother 10: Week 5 Power of Veto Recap
Big Brother 10: Week 5 Power of Veto Recap
Madness, I say.  These people, these Big Brother 10 houseguests, are capable of anything.  The arguments within the Big Brother house have increased in frequency over the course of the season and now it seems that they will find any excuse to enjoy a good brouhaha.  Tonight, the most baffling of shouting matches came from the most innocent of comments, and the result was a full-on house war.  So, there you go Libra – that's what you get for making a pretty good joke.  Michelle and Keesha either have no sense of humor or their time in the house has dulled their senses considerably.  I'm guessing it's the latter.  One's ability to think rationally gets absolutely curb-kicked with time spent in the Big Brother house.  Tonight's Power of Veto episode also left us with the most off-handed “Judas” references in the history of episodic television. 

Nomination Aftermath

Libra expected the nomination, and Keesha kind of expected.  She still cried in her room after her key was kept from her during the nomination ceremony, and Dan came in later to comfort her.  Dan is extremely pleased that he's not on the block.  Libra comes in and says that, no matter what happens to her, she wants them to get April out of the house. 

Behold the Power of Onions

The Power of Veto competition involved a crap load of onions.  Libra, Michelle, Keesha, Memphis, Jerry and April were selected as players.  They came outside to find a huge chopping block with hundreds of onions placed on it.  The players had to chop up the onions in one of a few different ways, then transport the chopped onions across the block and place them into one of two boxes: the PoV box or the mystery box.  The person with the heaviest PoV box wins the desired veto power.  The top two mystery boxes win a mystery prize.   Jerry ends up winning the Power of Veto.  Memphis “wins” an onion necklace he has to wear for 24 hours.  April wins five designer dresses. 

Jerry's Hypocritical Hatred of Dan

Jerry still can't forgive Dan for his vote to evict Jessie.  He has his suspicions that Dan is America's Player, but this doesn't quell his hatred.  He wants to make it his mission to take Dan down and, despite numerous olive branches from Dan, Jerry will not forgive him.  He calls him Judas on more than one occasion.  It's pretty ugly, and really out of line. 

Round Table of Love

During the feast won by Michelle in the food competition, the houseguests all stand up and say something nice about their fellow houseguests.  Or, at least some of them try to.  Keesha, Dan, Renny and Ollie all say good things.  Libra is a bit of a sour puss, but she's putting on her best face.  During some kind words from Keesha to April, Libra makes a joke that Keesha is only being nice because she wants to borrow April's designer dresses.  Michelle is secretly taken aback by this comment for some unanswerable reason.  Later, in the HoH room, Michelle tells April and Keesha about Libra's “joke” and acts like it was a significant personal swipe from Libra at Keesha.  Keesha understandably is a little upset.  They bring Libra up to explain herself, but they don't accept the truth: that it was an innocent joke.  Keesha and Libra start shouting, Michelle joins in and it ends up being Keesha talking smack about April.  She leaves, she's had enough of the drama.  Michelle follows and Keesha tearily explains that April is the real evil in the house, the one who will undermine anyone for personal gain. 

Jerry, Not So Likable Anymore

Jerry makes a big show at the Power of Veto competition in order to call Dan out.  He calls him Judas.  Way to get people on your side, Jer.  He decides to keep Michelle's nominations and opts not to use the Power of Veto, leaving Libra and Keesha up on the block.

-Oscar Dahl, BuddyTV Senior Writer
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