Anorak | Emergency Pete

Emergency Pete

by | 23rd, July 2006

PAGE 1 of the Big Brother survival handbook is unequivocal in its advice: “To relieve moments of tedium refer to Pete.”

JaYne has gone. Nikkkki has gone. Shahbaz has gone. Sexer has gone. Even Grace, the charmless one, has gone. But Pete remains. Pete talks. He jibbers and twitches. He is good telly. In times of tedium stick Pete on.

And so it is that whenever a housemate is evicted we see Pete.

After a week of trying to fill airtime with shots of Imogen trying to speak and Glyn trying to speak and Mikey trying to speak the producers pull the emergency chain and summon Pete.

Without Pete the house is full of dead ends. Has Gyny anything to say? Daryl Van Horne is less interesting then the stuffed cat he carries around with him in much the same way a humourless sadsack wears a novelty tie, DVH uses his cat in a forlorn attempt to inject his personality with, well, personality.

It always has to be Pete. So we get Pete gurning at the camera. His nervous energy. His swearing.

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