The fifth edition of “No Limite” started very frustratingly. Without airing since 2009, the survival reality that marked the era on Globo returned to the grid in a hurry, in the wake of the huge commercial success generated by “BBB 21”.
The biggest disappointment was caused by the decision not to introduce the participants – or to remember who they are, since the program chose only ex-BBBs to join the dispute. In the introduction that did not exist, it would also be necessary to explain the rules of the game and the dynamics of reality, which also did not occur.
Trusting the public’s memory, “No Limite” missed the opportunity to provoke greater engagement by remembering who those figures are, what the connection is between them and what they did in the “BBB” editions in which they participated.
Not to go too far, who is Mahmoud Baydoun, the first one eliminated from “No Limite”? There was no information about it. The boy entered and left Globo’s reality without deserving a word about his biography.
Another elementary error, resulting from this, was not explaining how and why the participants were divided into two groups for the survival competition. What criteria guided the choices of the members of the Carcará and Calango teams?
The predominance of former “BBB 18” participants (six out of 16) would be an interesting element to explore during joints for elimination, for example. But there was no mention on the part of the edition.
When I speak of disappointment, I mean the public. The queue of sponsors and the list of advertisers in the first episode must have caused joy at all levels of Globo. “No Limite” came back in great shape, indicating that it is an advertising gimmick. And, in the end, that’s what matters.