Room Raiders (2003– )

TV Series  |   |  Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.9/10 from 382 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 26 Oct 2012
a list of 78 titles
created 23 Jan 2013
a list of 201 titles
created 20 Mar 2013
list image
a list of 356 titles
created 03 Oct 2013
a list of 64 titles
created 27 Aug 2014

Related Items

Search for "Room Raiders" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Room Raiders (2003– )

Room Raiders (2003– ) on IMDb 3.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Room Raiders.




8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   Unknown  
2009   2006   2005   2004   2003   Unknown  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cribs (TV Series 2000)
Music | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

MTV's Cribs take you on exclusive tours through the domestic sanctuaries that some of today's most favorite stars call home.

Stars: Bam Margera, Moby, Jack Osbourne
Daria (1997–2001)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A smart & cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic teens and condescending adults.

Stars: Tracy Grandstaff, Wendy Hoopes, Julian Dean
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A group of friends on a weekend trip to a cabin in the woods find themselves terrorized by alien visitors.

Director: Colin Minihan
Stars: Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Jesse Moss
Pimp My Ride (2004–2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Xzibit finds the owner of a ruined car and takes it to the West Coast Customs for a renovation.

Stars: Xzibit, Mad Mike, Toy Holmes
Room Raiders 2.0 (TV Series 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Stars: Ashley Albert, Alex Rush
Next (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Stars: Lorin Eric Salm, Michael McKinley, Jamieson Hill
Parental Control (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Parents pick dates for their son or daughter to try and replace their current boy or girlfriend.

Stars: Donat Sean Abiff, Anant A.J. Jiemjitpolchai, Larisa Bates


Series cast summary:
 Additional Voices (16 episodes, 2006-2009)
Tom Oberdick ...
 Additional Voices (9 episodes, 2006-2009)


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis



Official Sites:



Release Date:

1 December 2004 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$50,000 (estimated)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

"A painting? You must be an artist and stuff."
27 March 2009 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

"The year is 2035. Obama's Socialist economic policies had given the Western World a final blow only a few decades earlier. Religious fundamentalists and neo-Marxists now rule whatever's left of civilization. The mood on our little planet is somber, and there is generally little cause for laughter - and yet on a small spacecraft that is orbiting the Earth there is incessant giggling to be heard: two robots and a man are watching early 21st-century baloney and having a ball.

Yes: 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' has been revived, thanks in large part to Lars von Trier, Emir Kusturica, George Clooney, and - last but not least - 'Room Raiders'..."

RR is your standard, mindless, MTV pseudo-reality nonsense, about young people making asinine dating decisions based on what they see or sniff out in other people's rooms/houses. The laughable deductive skills displayed here should be enough to give a huge confidence boost to any cop who ever failed his first 28 detective exams.

The typical episode starts off with a 20 year-old airhead of either sex introducing themselves to the viewer. "Hi, my name is Makeesha, and I study Nose-Picking and Journalism at the Cheap Texas University That Enrolls Anyone. I am a cheerleader and I strip in my spare time. My dream is to become a nuclear scientist." After that, we're introduced to three candidates of the (usually) opposite sex... "Hi, I am Ted, and I pump iron, like, every day of the week and stuff". "Hi, my name is Brad, and I love surfing with my dudes." "Hi, I am Skip. I love hip-hop, and what I look for most in a girl is tolerance of my amazingly low IQ." What follows is the three candidates being quasi-kidnapped, thrown into a van (the most annoying part), and then - probably seven hours later - watch the room-raider on a monitor, as he/she snoops around their rooms, trying very hard to crack wise.

The mostly lame jokes - some of which are possibly even written on-the-site by some of MTV's lesser staff - usually involve puerile word-play and sexual innuendo that makes Bacall and Bogart seem like a pair of classy Einsteins by comparison. She-room-raider: "Your room is quite small". He-shirtless-van-bunny: "But I'm not small where it REALLY matters, baby."

I say seven hours later because I assume that's how long it takes the average room-raider to say all of his/her lines right without blowing them. Cut! Take 89!

Sure, RR is fairly moronic, semi-staged, and what-not. However, most of the episodes are fun due to the participants' often endless stupidity and cheerful primitivism. (Small wonder: my guess is that many aspiring actors/models apply for RR.) We're talking real sheep here: guys who try desperately to appear macho at any cost and at all times, and bimbos so dazed that they truly believe they can deduce from a single book that they find under a bed what the guy in question is all about.

There are several running gags. For example, nearly all of the girls who find a condom say something in the order of "condoms? hm... I don't really like seeing that sort of thing in your room". Another hilarious reaction, exhibited by 95% of all room-raiding females, is this: "A letter and a photo from an ex-girlfriend?... I don't like the fact that you had women before me." Ditto whenever they find porn and video-games. What it all boils down to is...: "Hi, my name is Nancy and I don't like guys who had girlfriends, who talk to other girls or even look at them, guys who practice safe sex - or any kind of sex (except when it's with me - IF I let them) - and guys who play computer games or watch porn. That is NASTY." Well, that certainly narrows it down - to about 0.01% of the young male population.

On the other side of the coin, we've often got metrosexual geeks who are offended by the slightest speck of dust landing on their finely-coiffed hair sitting all gel-glued on their soft empty heads. A woman can even be forgiven for judging a man by his clothes collection, but when a guy gets overly upset about what a woman has in her cupboard... One guy actually went through the garbage in a girl's bathroom, and then proceeded to lecture her for her ear-wax sticks being filthy - and without a hint of irony! "Hi, my name is Max, and I really like a girl whose ears are clean even before she cleans them."

There is only one thing a guy should be concerned with when room-raiding: the size of the bras and the underwear (so that he avoids picking out a flat-chested pig).

Which brings me to the matter of casting. Usually, the better-looking the room-raider, the better-looking the three candidates are. Nevertheless, sometimes the makers of RR forget to put on their glasses when casting these knuckleheads, so they end up with a male nerd or a homely librarian-type girl doing the picking and the choosing. (Beggars cant be choosers - and that should go for RR, too.) I wish they'd made more errors in this regard, because nothing beats the amusement of watching the show's 3 van bunnies make disappointed faces after realizing what a dog/dweeb the producers had chosen for them.

Naturally, these being the mindless politically-correct times, eventually someone in the MTV offices had the "brilliantly unique" idea of making homosexual RR episodes. The trouble with that (apart from being nausea-inducing) is that the three gay guys sitting in the van can for fall one another just as easily as fall for the guy who is searching their crap-laden rooms. Hence the outcome of which gay guy is chosen becomes even more moot. But that just shows how bright MTV staff is...

1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I was on in April. TangibleDreams
Zac Efron Jade17
Filmed where I live today piecesofthat70sworld
Room Raiders 'Gone Wild' jpimp
question flutterbutter15
What is the point of the stickers? glasstofu22
Discuss Room Raiders (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: