An alliance can make or break the game of Big Brother. Just ask Chill Town, The Hitmen, Level 6, and the 25 best alliances in Big Brother history.
When Big Brother first premiered in 1999, the inaugural players didn’t know what they were doing. The competition series and social experiment lacked the format and structure that it has today. No one was being backdoored, there weren’t floaters, and showmances weren’t clouding everyone’s judgment when it came to the block.
But once the houseguests starting getting the hang of Big Brother with each passing season, it quickly turned into the crazy, twist-heavy game of expecting the unexpected that we obsess over each summer. Of course, one of the hallmarks for a houseguest to make it from day one to finale night is piecing together a strong alliance. Incorrectly referred to as teams (looking at you, BB19 houseguests!), alliances can divide or run the house if given the proper power.
Over the course of 20 seasons, not to mention an online edition and the first celebrity season, Big Brother has seen the inception of countless named alliances. They always begin in excitement, don’t they? Bright-eyed, busy-tailed houseguests form alliances before getting into the thick of the betrayal, lies, and twists. We’ve seen groups like the Bomb Squad crash and burn early and others such as The Hitmen and Level 6 make it the final two.
Whether alliances are successful or fail to meet their well-intentioned goals, many have made an impact on the game in some form and left behind a lasting legacy. From pre-jury implosions to half-million dollar victories, there are the 25 best alliances in Big Brother history. Floaters, grab a life vest!