The Real World (1992– )

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Janelle Casanave ...
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Colie Edison ...
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Jenn Grijalva ...
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Brooke LaBarbera ...
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Davis Mallory ...
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Stephen Nichols ...
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Alex Smith ...
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Frankie Abernathy ...
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Randy Barry ...
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Charlie Dordevich ...
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Cameran Eubanks ...
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Brad Fiorenza ...
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Robin Hibbard ...
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Jacquese Smith ...
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Shavonda Billingslea ...
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Sarah Burke ...
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M.J. Garrett ...
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William Hernandez ...
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Landon Lueck ...
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Melanie Silcott ...
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Ace Amerson ...
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Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello ...
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Christina Trainor ...
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Leah Gillingwater ...
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Mallory Snyder ...
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Johnny Devenanzio ...
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Tyler Duckworth ...
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Paula Meronek ...
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Svetlana Shusterman ...
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Jose Tapia ...
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Johanna Botta ...
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Lacey Buehler ...
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Nehemiah Clark ...
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Danny Jamieson ...
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Rachel Moyal ...
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Melinda Stolp ...
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KellyAnne Judd ...
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Parisa Montazaran ...
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Isaac Stout ...
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Trisha Cummings ...
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Shauvon Torres ...
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Josh Colon ...
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Ashley Lindley ...
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Ty Ruff ...
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Emily Schromm ...
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Callie Walker ...
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Erika Wasilewski ...
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Andrew Woods ...
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Sarah Ralston ...
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William Gilbert ...
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Brianna Taylor ...
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Kimberly Alexander ...
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Greg Halstead ...
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Richard Cranach ...
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Chet Cannon ...
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Ryan Conklin ...
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J.D. Ordonez ...
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Sarah Rice ...
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Baya Voce ...
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Naomi Defensor ...
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Leroy Garrett ...
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Nany González ...
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Heather Marter ...
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Michael Ross ...
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Dustin Zito ...
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Daisy ...
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Jessica McCain ...
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Anastasia Miller ...
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Johnny Reilly ...
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Averey Tressler ...
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Marlon Williams ...
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Jordan Wiseley ...
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Bronne Bruzgo ...
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Derek Chavez ...
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Ayiiia Elizarraras ...
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C.J. Koegel ...
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Jonna Mannion ...
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Jasmine Reynaud ...
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Joey Rozmus ...
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Devyn Sims ...
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Jemmye Carroll ...
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McKenzie Coburn ...
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Sahar Dika ...
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Ashlee Feldman ...
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Ryan Knight ...
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Ryan Leslie ...
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Eric Patrick ...
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Alexandra Govere ...
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Ashley Kelsey ...
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Sam McGinn ...
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Priscilla Mendez ...
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Zach Nichols ...
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Nate Stodghill ...
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Frank Sweeney ...
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LaToya Jackson ...
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Brandon Kane ...
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Marie Roda ...
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Robb Schreiber ...
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Brandon Swift ...
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Laura Waller ...
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Trey Weatherholtz ...
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Thomas Buell ...
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Jenny Delich ...
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Jay Gotti ...
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Jamie Larson ...
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Arielle Scott ...
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Cory Wharton ...
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Each season, series producers choose a diverse group of seven to eight people in their late teens to mid-20s to live together in a major city. The series presents their spontaneous, unscripted interactions with one another and the world around them, focusing on a different group and city each season. Written by Eric Sorensen

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Genres:

Drama | Reality-TV

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Oh, how the mighty have fallen
24 August 2003 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

I was still in high school during the first season of The Real World, so I don't really relate to it, but the second season took place duing my first year of college and was part of the whole "college experience", I guess.

In any case, those couple of early seasons really bring back memories. I loved the second season, because at the time the show was more of what it pretended to be. They found several unique individuals, threw them all together and people got to see what happened. Or at least that's what it seemed like.

The one that everyone always bags on, London, was also a favorite, as was Miami. But with each passing season, the ratings grubbing Mtv execs pushed more and more for the formulaic tripe that we see now. All the people are as attractive as can be, and the show centers around sex, drinking and what looks like scripted melodrama (probably because the producers encourage certain kinds of behavior through subtle suggestions). I enjoyed Hawaii on some levels, but at the same time it was the ultimate undoing of the series. The sex, drinking and extreme weepy melodrama of this season got such huge ratings that every season since has tried to copy it. As a result, they have gotten progressively worse.

I couldn't wait to see them do The Real World in Chicago. But when I finally got to see it, it was just like the others: trying to be like Hawaii.

I also dislike the single organized job that everyone has to do together now. I don't recall the early seasons having this.

If you want to see how great this show could be, watch season 2 in reruns.


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