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People Say These 13 TV Characters Couldn't Have Afforded Their Lifestyles — Do You Agree?

Basically, every New York apartment on television would cost a billion dollars IRL.

Listen, we know TV isn't real and escapism is fun, but if you ever find yourself watching a show and thinking, How in the heck does this character afford their apartment?? — then this poll is for you.

  1. 1. Do you think that Rachel from Friends could actually have afforded her New York lifestyle after cutting up her dad's credit card?

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1. Do you think that Rachel from Friends could actually have afforded her New York lifestyle after cutting up her dad's credit card?
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  1. 2. Do you think that Jess and her pals in New Girl could actually afford their massive place in LA?

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2. Do you think that Jess and her pals in New Girl could actually afford their massive place in LA?
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  1. 3. Do you think that Emily of Emily in Paris could really afford her swanky apartment and limited edition Chanel bag?

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3. Do you think that Emily of Emily in Paris could really afford her swanky apartment and limited edition Chanel bag?
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  1. 4. Do you think that in the original Charmed, the Halliwell sisters could afford to live in (and constantly repair) a San Francisco mansion?

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4. Do you think that in the original Charmed, the Halliwell sisters could afford to live in (and constantly repair) a San Francisco mansion?
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  1. 5. Do you really think that Dr. Frasier Crane of Frasier could afford that amazing Seattle apartment with a view?

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5. Do you really think that Dr. Frasier Crane of Frasier could afford that amazing Seattle apartment with a view?
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  1. 6. Do you think that the Tanners of Full House could really pay the mortgage on their giant house in San Francisco?

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6. Do you think that the Tanners of Full House could really pay the mortgage on their giant house in San Francisco?
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  1. 7. Do you think Ted from How I Met Your Mother could actually afford his lifestyle?

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7. Do you think Ted from How I Met Your Mother could actually afford his lifestyle?
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  1. 8. Do you think Penny from The Big Bang Theory could actually afford an apartment to herself in the same building as Sheldon and Leonard?

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8. Do you think Penny from The Big Bang Theory could actually afford an apartment to herself in the same building as Sheldon and Leonard?
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  1. 9. Do you think Kramer from Seinfeld could actually have afforded the rent on his place across the hall from Jerry?

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9. Do you think Kramer from Seinfeld could actually have afforded the rent on his place across the hall from Jerry?
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  1. 10. Do you think Kurt, Rachel, and Santana from Glee could really have paid the rent for their giant New York apartment?

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10. Do you think Kurt, Rachel, and Santana from Glee could really have paid the rent for their giant New York apartment?
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  1. 11. Do you think it made sense that Hannah in Girls could pay rent in a trendy part of Brooklyn?

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11. Do you think it made sense that Hannah in Girls could pay rent in a trendy part of Brooklyn?
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  1. 12. Do you think Lorelei Gilmore could really afford to get coffee at Luke's every morning and order takeout all the time?

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12. Do you think Lorelei Gilmore could really afford to get coffee at Luke's every morning and order takeout all the time?
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  1. 13. And finally, do you think that anything about Carrie Bradshaw's spending habits on Sex and the City was realistic?

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13. And finally, do you think that anything about Carrie Bradshaw's spending habits on Sex and the City was realistic?
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