14 Reality Show Archetypes You Might Know IRL

If you look closely, you’ll find the same types of over-the-top personalities both on TV and in real life. Get to know these archetypes and more on the all new The Joe Schmo Show, premiering January 8 at 10/9c on Spike TV.

1. The Angry Wild Child

The entire cast of Bad Girls Club, at least one character on each season of America’s Next Top Model and Real World.

ID: 790908

2. The One Who’s Here To Win

ID: 790221

3. The One With The Catch Phrase

Honey Boo Boo Child, most of the Jersey Shore cast.

ID: 790943

4. The One With The Dark Past

ID: 790218

5. The Aspiring Singer

Heidi Montag, David from The Real World: New Orleans.

ID: 790954

6. The No-BS Pretty Girl

ID: 790220

7. The Mid-Life Crisis

Big Brother’s Mike “Boogie”.

ID: 790984

8. The Arm Candy

ID: 790215

9. The Delusional Douche

The Situation, Slade Smiley of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Survivor’s Jeff Kent.

ID: 791133

10. The Regular Non-Threatening Bro

ID: 790219

11. The Insufferable Quirky Girl

Kenley Collins of Project Runway, Marjorie Conrad of ANTM.

ID: 791077

12. The Muscular Competitor

ID: 790223

13. The Judgmental Goody-Two-Shoes

Lisa Vanderpump of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Laura Kathleen of Project Runway.

ID: 791258

14. The Sob Story

ID: 790224

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