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21 VH1 Reality Shows That Were So Bad, They Were Good

We all love New York.

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1. Rock of Love

Why you couldn't stop watching: The fighting, the sexual innuendo, the fact that Bret always wore a bandana. God, it was amazing.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: The fighting, the sexual innuendo, the fact that Bret always wore a bandana. God, it was amazing.

2. Charm School

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was all of your favorite personalities from your most watched reality television shows being taught class by Sharon Osbourne. I mean, what else could you ever need in a show?
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was all of your favorite personalities from your most watched reality television shows being taught class by Sharon Osbourne. I mean, what else could you ever need in a show?

3. Brooke Knows Best

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was basically like Hogan Knows Best but... better?
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was basically like Hogan Knows Best but... better?

4. A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because, like many reality shows on VH1 in the '00s, this brought the drama. And unlike other shows, she didn’t limit herself to one gender, she was dating both!
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because, like many reality shows on VH1 in the '00s, this brought the drama. And unlike other shows, she didn’t limit herself to one gender, she was dating both!

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5. I Love Money

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was all of your favorite reality stars on ONE SHOW, but they were competing for love instead of money.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was all of your favorite reality stars on ONE SHOW, but they were competing for love instead of money.

6. Tool Academy

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was basically a show about every guy you have ever dated, but they were trying to change.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was basically a show about every guy you have ever dated, but they were trying to change.

7. Frank the Entertainer in a Basement Affair

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was literally a show about a dude who lived in his parent's basement. Relatable.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was literally a show about a dude who lived in his parent's basement. Relatable.

8. Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was yet another dating show, but this time it was about a football player.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was yet another dating show, but this time it was about a football player.

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9. My Fair Brady

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because even though you knew this couple didn't have much of a shot, you shipped the hell out of them anyway.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because even though you knew this couple didn't have much of a shot, you shipped the hell out of them anyway.

10. Scott Baio Is 45...and Single

Why you couldn't stop watching: Honestly, who knows. But it was a good show anyway. You think.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Honestly, who knows. But it was a good show anyway. You think.

11. For The Love of Ray J

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you simultaneously wanted to run away from/date Ray J at the same time. Plus, you hoped his sister would show up.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you simultaneously wanted to run away from/date Ray J at the same time. Plus, you hoped his sister would show up.

12. Hogan Knows Best

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because this family was entertaining as fuck. It's that simple.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because this family was entertaining as fuck. It's that simple.

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13. I Love New York

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because NEW YORK was the star!!!
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because NEW YORK was the star!!!

14. Flavor of Love

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was a beautiful, beautiful disaster.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was a beautiful, beautiful disaster.

15. My Antonio

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was like a soap opera + reality show + your dream vacation all in one.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was like a soap opera + reality show + your dream vacation all in one.

16. Tough Love

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you related to the women more than you'd ever like to admit, and you're a sucker for reality TV shows, obviously.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you related to the women more than you'd ever like to admit, and you're a sucker for reality TV shows, obviously.

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17. New York Goes to Work

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because New York.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because New York.

18. Real Chance of Love

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was your two favorite characters from I Love New York, and that's basically it.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was your two favorite characters from I Love New York, and that's basically it.

19. The Surreal Life

Why you couldn't stop watching: It was like watching an accident happen... you knew it was wrong, but you couldn't look away.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: It was like watching an accident happen... you knew it was wrong, but you couldn't look away.

20. Daisy of Love

Why you couldn't stop watching: Daisy stole your heart and you're still trying to get it back.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Daisy stole your heart and you're still trying to get it back.

21. Scream Queens

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you watched all of the Saw movies, and always wondered what it would be like to star in one.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you watched all of the Saw movies, and always wondered what it would be like to star in one.