With its longest run to Date - 27 days - Celebrity Big Brother 2010 was certainly unforgettable and drew an even larger audience than more recent previous series.
Channel 4 commissioning editor David Williams said the theme of the final celebrity series was "Dante's inferno - hell lies in others".
"We wanted to make it more moody and atmospheric and signal that it was going to be a little bit different," said Williams. "We pulled out all the stops and had some fun with it ... It's slightly gothic. A tart's boudoir? I wouldn't say that."
Featuring 48 cameras including - for the first time - one in the middle of the coffee table to capture housemates' conversations in close-up.
All parts of the house has been given a makeover, including a stainless steel kitchen area that executive producer Shirley Jones said was inspired by a "hospital autopsy room". For the first time the celebrities will be able to bring as much luggage as they like, lifting a rule which restricted them to one suitcase each.
An end of an era!