The former BBC journalist was told he had to smuggle in a variety of ridiculous 'facts' into chats with the other housemates without them catching on.
'Facts' included Henry VIII had no wives and Rome really was built in a day, thanks to inflatable bouncy castle houses.
Other untruths were that the 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher was so-called because she invented the iron and that the Vikings actually built the pyramids.
As Andy successfully got his dubious facts past the unsuspecting housemates, he won a treat of chilli con carne for the group.
So that tough punishment of basic rations lasted less than a few hours then...
Big Brother airs tonight at 9PM on Channel 5.