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Quiz: Is This Reality Show Premise Real Or Fake?

Reality TV shows have popped up on every network and on every subject, it seems. Can you tell which ones are real and which ones are fake? Test your knowledge and catch the original real fake reality show The Joe Schmo Show Finale, this Tuesday at 10/9c on Spike TV.

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  1. Farmer Wants a Wife

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    In this show, farmers are set up with a number of women from the city from which they have to chose one to marry.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real!

    Farmer Wants A Wife debuted in the UK in 2001 and has gone on to spawn adaptations in more than 25 other countries.

    Real!
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  1. Lock Stock And Barrel

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    A show about stock photo actors living together in a house. They are only allowed to communicate by over-emoting even the simplest of emotions.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real!
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fake!

    Fake!
  1. The Fatchelor

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    A show that combines the appeal of the Biggest Loser and The Bachelor in which contestants compete to gain love and lose pounds all at once.

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fake!

    Fake!
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  1. He's a Lady

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    A show in which eleven men are judged by celebrities on their cross-dressing abilities for a $250,000 prize.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real!

    He's A Lady aired on TBS for one season in 2004.

    Real!
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  1. Trashmen

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    This show follows around a famous garbage man and his tough crew of trash collectors in the city of New Orleans.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real!

    Trashmen aired on (where else?) TLC in 2010.

    Real!
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  1. Outback House

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    A family is sent to live in a house set in the Australian Outback, only using amenities and technology from the 1860s.

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real

    Outback House appeared on Australia's ABC TV channel in 2005.

    Real
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  1. The Button Brigade

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    Real people with the Benjamin Button disease grow "young" over the course of 9 months and compete to see who will live long enough to be the tiniest baby.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fake!

    Fake!
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  1. The Full Bounty

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    This show pits contestants against each other in a number of training and trust exercises to determine who will win the grand prize - a job as a bounty hunter.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real AND Fake!

    The Full Bounty is the show the cast of the Joe Schmo Show is pretending to compete in on the current season of Spike TV's Joe Schmo Show.

    Real AND Fake!
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  1. Human Wrecking Balls

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    Two teams of experts go head to head to destroy objects with their bare hands using sheer force and science.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real!

    Human Wrecking Balls aired on G4 in 2008.

    Real!
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  1. Armed & Famous

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    This show follows five celebrities as they follow a program to train them to become police officers in a small town.

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    Incorrect
    Real
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Real!

    Armed and Famous aired on CBS for just four episodes before being pulled. It starred La Toya Jackson and Jack Osbourne.

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