Mike entered the house and immediately exposed Connor and Ari for being friends in real life merely four minutes into the game. It was apparent from early on that Mike was a competition threat as he won the First and Fourth HOH Competitions. Though he never had any strong allies in the house besides Rhea, Mike certainly had an impact on the game. From posting Tea Boards with classified and often fake information about other houseguests. Additionally, Mike also was known for his fighting in the main chat with Slade that eventually led to him being back-doored on Slade's Week 4 HOH reign by Carson.