A reality show about fading celebrities who were hot back in the day, and how they live their day to day lives in one Los Angeles mansion.
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 Himself (20 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Herself / ... (19 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Herself (19 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Himself (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Himself (19 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Herself (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Himself (17 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Herself (as Caprice) (17 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Herself (17 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Himself (17 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Himself (16 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Himself (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Herself (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Herself (12 episodes, 2004)
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 Himself (12 episodes, 2004)
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 Herself (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Himself (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Herself (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Herself (11 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Herself (11 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Himself (11 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Herself (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Herself (10 episodes, 2003)
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 Herself (9 episodes, 2005)
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 Herself (9 episodes, 2003)
Susie Feldman ...
 Herself / ... (9 episodes, 2003)
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The Surreal Life is a show about celebrity has-beens, ones who were hot back in the day when they were on the A-List. This is what happens when they've fallen off that list long ago and are no longer in the public eye. As they live their day to day lives in a series of misadventures from odd confrontations to bizarre personal issues, they learn to live together as a family. Taking many people from the movie, television, and music industries, this is how they all live together in one Los Angeles mansion. It's how their life has become surreal. Written by monkeykingma

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See what happens with celebrities stop faking it and get - SURREAL! See more »

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Comedy | Reality-TV

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9 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Ron Jeremy ja himmeet tähdet  »

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This show is said to have been inspired by a Lipton "Sizzle & Stir" commercial which featured B celebrities all living under one house, that included Sally Jessy Raphael, George Hamilton, and Little Richard. Sally Jesse Raphael is also host of Dirty Laundry, which airs on every season of the show in the house. See more »

Quotes

Janice Dickinson: Omarosa comes walking out like she's some kind of supermodel! Omarosa looks like Rick James' Siamese twin.
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Connections

Referenced in Heckler (2007) See more »

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Too Little Too Late
Written by Steven Page and Ed Robertson
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
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No More Omarosa
16 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mean, spiteful, cruel and hateful, Omarosa's slurs to Janice Dickinson on "The Surreal Life" was unwarranted, uncalled for, and without merit. With her fifteen minutes of fame long spent, Omarosa and all of her hyphens need to slither back to Capital Hill. Let "The Entertainment Industry" leave the overwrought, overacting to the professionals, or at least Tom Cruise or Shannon Doherty, they are well trained for that type of work. Viewers are not entertained seeing Omarosa call someone a "Crack Whore". We are not entertained with Omarosa using pejoratives that refer to someone as a "Bad Mother," and it is simply heart breaking when Omarosa is given TV air time to tell Janice Dickinson that "your children must hate you". There is no world that I know of where that statement will entertain. Omarosa is not entertaining as a villain; she is not entertaining as an apprentice, Omarosa quite simply is not entertaining. To Janice Dickinson, may I say...I apologize for watching "The Surreal Life", for listening to those things that Omarosa said to you. I agree with you, that was wrong! I just want you to know, from one Mother to another, when Omarosa said those heartless, cruel, defamatory things to you, I, for one, was not entertained!


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