Ben wants to start doing some fitness routines as he realises he might be in the house for a much longer time than he expected. As Drew and Jade were automatically nominated for eviction, they moved directly to the Halfway House. She says she doesn't want to go back out to say goodbye to the others because she doesn't want to make them to think it's their fault. In the spa Ben starts talking to Patrick, even though he had been insulting Patrick just days earlier. They say they can hear and smell a pool. The round house is finding it hard to organise something for the task.
Archived from on 5 December 2008. They give up trying to yell back and goe inside to talk with Saxon. Leah says that Saxon has been following Jo all over the house. As a result, Thursday's broadcast was trimmed to 60 minutes, down 30 minutes from the length it was at the beginning of the series.
She then crosses to the Square House, and reveals that Carlo is the next to go. Chrissie did not reveal enough about herself so she should've been evicted but it appears that Dan's regular tactical eviction nominations voting was thrown back at him by the viewing public. He is yelling his head off. After been renamed Big Brother: Adults Only in 2006, politicians statements about the show, meant it ending prematurely and not returning since. In late 2007 it was announced that Gretel Killeen would not host the show for its 2008 return as part of a revamp of the formula. Chrissie says trust involves knowing that personal details will not be thrown back at you hinting at Ben's actions.
The show has never broadcast on a Saturday night, so the Sunday editions cover the highlights from the previous Friday and Saturday. Jaime goes to talk to Belinda who seems upset. Regina playfully hits Daniel for him to stop. Their prize was fish and wine plus Chrissie's roast chicken for their evening meal.
The six housemates with the most nomination points face the public vote. They were tasked with trying to fool the others with this prospect for the whole of the first week. The camera reveals he is. Saxon, Claire and Carlo are called to the diary room. She says that the house is loud and male dominated, although she could still go to the bedroom and read alone quietly.
They all sit around while Belinda's farewell video is played. Later, Leah is talking to Ben outside about being nominated, saying she'd love to know the reasons why people are nominating her. Tim, the winner, received the save-and-replace ability and a night in the Presidential Suite with Drew his choice. Patrick is opitmistic and says it's possible neither Leah or Ben will be evicted, but Ben is positive he's going to go. She admits she got anxious about going into the house becuase she couldn't even last a few nights alone with her boyfriend.
He reveals he has a deaf younger brother, who suffered a stroke when he was very young. Big Brother asks her about the threats, but she can't really remember making them. . There is a bit of confusion over the toilet paper. Belinda wanted them to concentrate on supporting each other.
She indicated to a stage hand to give her the envelope, put her folder down, looked into the camera with tears in her eyes, the shot cut away then unfortunately but was back with her opening the envelope. The title theme was initially released as a single. Belinda says the square house had had a lot of loud personalities that have all wanted to take on the leader role. Vincent says that when he first heard about her in the square house the slate was clean, and Ben wasn't saying anything bad about her back then. The eighth and ninth series' featured no fines system at all.
Vincent and Belinda are confined to outside, not wanting to talk to the other housemates. An animal enclosure was added to the side of the compound for the sixth series. All of the housemates stay silent. The house is tested on their weekly task, to remember facts about each other and they pass. A 3rd guest has arrived, and unlike Vincent's welcome into the square house, this is a little bit low key. Only slight modifications were made to the interior of the house for the second series and the special series that were screened in 2002.