2019’s Greatest Big Brother Players: No. 5

Tommy Bracco, houseguest on the CBS series BIG BROTHER, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Tommy Bracco, houseguest on the CBS series BIG BROTHER, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved /

With the year nearly over, we decided to take a look back at the 2 seasons of Big Brother we had this year. In our look back, we decided to rank our 10 greatest players of the year.

With 2019 almost over, we decided to reflect on the 2 seasons of Big Brother that took place this year. We realized we had several good players over the course of the year. With this in mind, we decided to rank the 10 best players of the year. This will cover both Celebrity Big Brother 2 and Big Brother 21. Checking in at No. 5 is Tommy Bracco.

No. 5: Tommy Bracco

Tommy was the 7th member of the jury on Big Brother 21. He was known for his personality, social game, and overreacting to a lot of things.

Tommy started off Big Brother 21 strong. He had a close friendship with Christie Murphy and was part of the Gr8ful alliance which dominated the game. Through his social game, he was able to hide behind bigger targets such as Jack Matthews, Jackson Michie, and Christie. As a result, he was able to stay off the block until Day 79 at the back end of the double eviction.

In week 3, Tommy was part of the Six Shooters alliance that broke off from Gr8ful and blindsided Cliff Hogg III, Nick Maccarone, and Isabella “Bella” Wang. In week 5, Tommy nearly flipped the vote to save Sam Smith after Michie inadvertently let it slip that Holly Allen knew Kathryn “Kat” Dunn, who was one of that week’s nominees. However, Kat and Christie stopped this plan from going into action and Sam was evicted 9-0.

Tommy finally won his first competition of the summer in week 7 when he won HOH. During his HOH he tried to get what was left of the Six Shooters back together. However, Michie wanted no part of this. Tommy nominated Cliff and Kat for eviction that week, with the intention of evicting Kat. However, disaster nearly struck courtesy of America’s Field Trip. His close friend and ally Christie was one of the three selected for the competition along with Analyse Talavera and Michie.

Christie lost the competition making her a special 3rd nominee. Tommy was able to prevent a disaster from happening by winning the Power of Veto that week. He used it to save Christie. His target, Kat was evicted 6-1 vote.

On Day 73, Michie nominated Christie and Jessica Milagros for eviction. Tommy won the Power of Veto and used it to save Christie, sealing Jessica’s fate. Jessica was evicted 4-0 over replacement nominee Cliff Hogg III.

On Day 79’s double eviction, Tommy and Christie were nominated together by HOH Nicole Anthony on the back half of the eviction. Cliff won the Power of Veto and immediately shot down Tommy’s attempts to convince him to use the POV. Christie was evicted 3-0 over Tommy.

After Christie’s eviction, Tommy told everyone about his true relationship with Christie. All this did was paint a bigger target on his back as they feared he would beat them in a final 2. When Michie won HOH, he nominated TommBig Brother 21y alongside Cliff for eviction. When Nicole won the POV, she used it to save Cliff, opening the door for Tommy to stay. Holly was the replacement nominee as she was the only possible option.

Tommy made a deal with Cliff and Nicole that he would throw the final 4 HOH and go after Michie in exchange for his safety. However, Michie overheard this deal and used it against Tommy. Tommy’s fate was sealed after Holly made a last-minute deal to throw HOH and POV. Tommy was evicted 2-0.

Tommy checks in at No. 5 on our countdown of 2019’s best Big Brother players because of his social prowess. He wasn’t nominated for eviction until Day 79. The only person to stay off the block longer than Tommy was Holly. I feel like Tommy could’ve beaten anybody at the end, except maybe Cliff.

Next. Best Big Brother players of 2019: No. 6. dark

Who checks in at No. 4? Stay tuned to find out!