The Simple Life (2003–2007)

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Paris and Nicole accept various internships along the east coast. Hilarity ensues as the girls leave their limos behind, and travel by Greyhound Bus.

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Hotel Heiress Paris Hilton, and notorious party girl Nicole Richie drop their money and pick up some working gear in this one of a kind reality series. The girls are asked to give up their money, credit cards, and cell phones to live what they call "The Simple Life." However, they later discover that things are not so simple once they arrive at a farm in Arkansas for the first season of the show. In the second installment to the show the girls travel from Florida to Beverly Hills and along the way they take numerous jobs in exchange for money. The third season of the show brings the girls to a bus where they travel in upper Manhattan and take on jobs as interns. Wives of America were quite alarmed when they heard that for the fourth season that the girls would be taken on the task of house wives/moms. It was also known by now that Paris and Nicole hated each other and were no longer friends. In the final and fifth season, Paris and Nicole made up and were also Camp Councilors for the ... Written by Anonymous

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They lived on a farm, they worked for a living , they lead the simple life... but can they do it again See more »

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Simple Life Goes to Camp  »

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After the third season, the producers Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie had plans to send the girls to Mexico for the fourth season. But plans were changed when Paris Hilton publicly confirmed that she and Nicole Richie were no longer friends. Hilton wanted the producers to replace Richie with Kimberly Stewart. But they had Hilton and Richie under contract to do a fourth season together and refused Hilton's request. The fourth season features Hilton and Richie separately playing "mother" to a different family every episode, with the family then deciding which of them was better in the role. See more »

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Paris Hilton: That's hot.
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Season four of the series, shows an extra scene of the episode or a scene of Paris Hilton's / Nicole Richie's life while the credits roll. See more »


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Obnoxious snobs get a "reality" show
28 January 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

With a show like this it's hard to tell how much is actual reality and how much are scripted scenerios.

Either way Paris and Nicole come off pretty bad. They're totally rude and condesending to the towns people. They get to run around like retards with no consequences.

These two idiots obviously aren't the representative of what everybody is like in L.A. There's a wide variety of areas and people in Southern California.

Nicole says she's never seen anything like the farm area she was on. I guess she's never traveled up the 5 north. Or been to the Equestrian area in Burbank, just a mile down the road from NBC studios.

Paris surely can't be so dense as to never have heard of Wal-Mart. Granted there's more K-Marts than Wal-Marts in Southern California, but still you think she would have at least heard of the company.


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