Big Brother 16: Is Zankie Making A Comeback? [PICS]

A fan favorite pairing quickly sprung up quickly this season on Big Brother 16 with Houseguests Zach Rance and Frankie Grande aligning to create Zankie (not “Zrankie,” it’s Zankie) while blurring the line between bromance and showmance. Ahh but soon the fall out began.

Big Brother 16 HGs Zach & Frankie
Big Brother 16 HGs Zach & Frankie – Source: CBS

Days before Zach blew up the Bomb Squad we spotted Frankie on the Feeds going against his close ally. It didn’t make much sense, but there it was. Then following the explosive Veto meeting last week Frankie had the perfect reason to go full throttle against Zach and he did just that.

Once the effort to get out Zach was clearly going to fail Frankie decided to circle back around and try to make nice. Or was that “fake” nice? When it came time to decide the Team America rumor target Frankie put Zach in the spotlight for something that could have easily hurt his game, but once again Zach escaped relatively unscathed.

Last night Zankie appeared to make a comeback as the “Detonators” alliance was formed. Sitting together on the couch in the HoH room Zach and Frankie cuddled, hugged, and even held hands. Flashback to 4:48AM BBT 7/16 Cameras 3/4 to watch on the Live Feeds. (Get your Free Trial now.)

Do I honestly think either is interested in the other in a romantic sense? No, but they’re a fun dynamic and fans like them so watch for production to give them any boost for that chance.

What do you think of Zankie? Do they have a chance of really bringing back their F2 deal or even working together again this season? The tide is shifting against Frankie and he could soon need Zach’s help more than he might be expecting just now. We’ll have to watch and see what happens next for this crazy pair.

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  1. Matthew B. I am curious what evidence you have for the tide turning against Frankie. I would like it to be true, but cant see it yet.

    • Not Matthew but I have noticed more people saying he’s everywhere listening. Brittany told Nicole, Donny told Hayden and Jocasta. Derrick and Cody don’t trust him. I think he has enough side deals to stay.

      • Yeah people are beginning to see right through Frankie’s game and not trusting him, i.e. Derrick and Cody just last night said how they wished Frankie wasn’t in the Detonator’s alliance because he can’t be trusted

    • Everyone talks about not trusting Frankie. And when they talk about who they would put up if they get HOH a lot of people mention Frankie.

  2. This is totally show. They don’t trust each other. They are both scheming to get the other out.

  3. Not sure what to think of these two, but Zach better watch out for Frankie… he’s the LEAST trustworthy person in the house.

  4. I hope they come back, I was kind of pissed at Frankie for using an opportunity to hurt Zach every chance he got. They are a cute pair and I think they could help each other’s game in the long run as a secret alliance.

  5. Zankie were never over, either as an alliance or a touchy-feely friendship. Zach has continued to check in with Frankie about the F2 throughout and tell him everything. Frankie turned against Zach for about a day last week but that’s it.

  6. Wait a minute! Now, I’ve been watching several of the live feeds and I could’ve sworn that Zach and Frankie had a conversation stating that their final 2 deal is forever and at some point in the game, they have to pretend “not to be cool with one another” so that the other house guests won’t target their alliance with eachother. I think Frankie betraying Zach is an act for the other House Guests and they are buying into it, though I’m wondering how Zankie is going to pick off the other house guests, though?

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