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The Simple Life 

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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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Series cast summary:
Paris Hilton ...  Self 56 episodes, 2003-2007
Nicole Richie ...  Self 56 episodes, 2003-2007
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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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Who says Paris & Nicole can't rough it? See more »

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Comedy | Reality-TV

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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After production of the third season wrapped, the producers had plans to send Hilton and Richie to Mexico for the fourth season. However, their plans had to be changed when Hilton publicly announced that she and Richie were no longer friends. Hilton asked the producers to replace Richie with her friend, Kimberly Stewart, but as Hilton and Richie were both under contract to do a fourth season together, Hilton's request was refused. The fourth season went ahead with an altered format. Instead of traveling together, each episode features Hilton and Richie separately playing "mother" to a different family, with the family then deciding which of them was better in the role. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Nicole Richie: Do you love it?
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Crazy Credits

Season three of the series shows an extra scene from the episode while the credits roll. See more »

Alternate Versions

The USA version of the season 1 DVD does not future the reunion special with Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie meeting The Ledding family once again. The UK version of the season 1 DVD however does have this feature. See more »

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Version of Ha-Chayim Al-Pi Y (2005) See more »

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Written and Performed by We 3 Kings
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Obnoxious snobs get a "reality" show
28 January 2004 | by scottmarSee 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Simple Life 2: Road Trip See more »

Filming Locations:

Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(56 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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