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27 Reality Shows From The '00s You Forgot You Used To Love

Before you kept up with the Kardashians, you watched these.

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1. The Ashlee Simpson Show

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you lived for the drama surrounding the great lip-synching of 2004.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you lived for the drama surrounding the great lip-synching of 2004.

2. My Super Sweet 16

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you wanted to see what each girl would do when she got a BMW instead of a Range Rover.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you wanted to see what each girl would do when she got a BMW instead of a Range Rover.

3. Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you missed Laguna Beach and were trying to fill the void.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you missed Laguna Beach and were trying to fill the void.

4. Sunset Tan

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because the Olly girls were both terrifying and entertaining as hell.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because the Olly girls were both terrifying and entertaining as hell.

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5. Meet The Barkers

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because Travis and Shauna were your OTP.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because Travis and Shauna were your OTP.

6. Made

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it inspired the hell out of you. It made you want to get up off your couch and DO SOMETHING... if only for five minutes.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it inspired the hell out of you. It made you want to get up off your couch and DO SOMETHING... if only for five minutes.

7. The Osbournes

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because this family reminded you way too much of your own... except they had accents.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because this family reminded you way too much of your own... except they had accents.

8. Till Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you were rooting for Carmen and Dave so hard.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you were rooting for Carmen and Dave so hard.

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9. NYC Prep

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because these kids were your nightmare, but also so damn entertaining.
Bravo

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because these kids were your nightmare, but also so damn entertaining.

10. The Paper

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you found it insane that so much drama could center around a school newspaper.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you found it insane that so much drama could center around a school newspaper.

11. Paris Hilton's My New BFF

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you loved to hate the idea of being friends with heiress Paris.
MTV

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you loved to hate the idea of being friends with heiress Paris.

12. Britney and Kevin: Chaotic

Why you couldn't stop watching: DUH, BECAUSE IT WAS BRITNEY JEAN SPEARS. And because it was a train wreck.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: DUH, BECAUSE IT WAS BRITNEY JEAN SPEARS. And because it was a train wreck.

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13. The Princes of Malibu

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you wanted to live in Malibu, and thought Brody was a BABE.
FOX

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you wanted to live in Malibu, and thought Brody was a BABE.

14. Next

Why you couldn't stop watching: BECAUSE OF THE FACTS. "Smells his hands and upper lip compulsively."
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Why you couldn't stop watching: BECAUSE OF THE FACTS. "Smells his hands and upper lip compulsively."

15. The Anna Nicole Smith Show

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because Anna was a queen. May she rest in peace.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because Anna was a queen. May she rest in peace.

16. Room Raiders

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because the black light, duh. You never knew what they would find!!
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because the black light, duh. You never knew what they would find!!

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17. House of Carters

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you were still holding on to the days of "I Want Candy."
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you were still holding on to the days of "I Want Candy."

18. Living Lohan

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you felt like you grew up with LiLo and loved to hate her family drama.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you felt like you grew up with LiLo and loved to hate her family drama.

19. Date My Mom

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was literally a show about people dating people's moms, what else could you ever need?
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because it was literally a show about people dating people's moms, what else could you ever need?

20. Jackass

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you loved to watch other people act like idiots.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you loved to watch other people act like idiots.

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21. Pimp My Ride

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you never questioned why someone would need a 52" flat screen in the trunk of their car.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you never questioned why someone would need a 52" flat screen in the trunk of their car.

22. Temptation Island

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you knew someone was bound to fuck up and cause a whole lot of drama.
FOX

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you knew someone was bound to fuck up and cause a whole lot of drama.

23. The Girls Next Door

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you wanted to see just how wild things got at the good ol' Playboy Mansion.
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Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you wanted to see just how wild things got at the good ol' Playboy Mansion.

24. The Swan

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because transformations are cool and because know you didn't how problematic this was at the time.
ABC

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because transformations are cool and because know you didn't how problematic this was at the time.

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25. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because straight men needed all the help they could get.
Bravo

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because straight men needed all the help they could get.

26. Boy Meets Boy

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because The Bachelor was never this interesting.
Bravo

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because The Bachelor was never this interesting.

27. Joe Millionaire

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you just wanted to see how the final girl would react to his BIG FAT LIE.
FOX

Why you couldn't stop watching: Because you just wanted to see how the final girl would react to his BIG FAT LIE.