People Like Us

  • 2000
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A series that cleverly spoofs documentary profiles of everyday people.

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People Like Us Trailer
02:07 — A spoof on documentaries that purport to follow regular people around showing their real lives.
People Like Us Season 1
In this innovative series, BBC interviewer Roy Mallard travels the country to talk to ordinary folk. Mallard has little or no skill as an interviewer: (more…)
Belles Belles Belles
03:34 — In this deleted scene, the elite Belles dance team add an extra layer of controversy to the social hierarchy at Austin's Anderson High School.
Pat Gulden
00:19 — In this deleted interview clip, gnome saleswoman Pat Gulden recalls some of her clientele.
David Patrick Columbia
00:31 — In this deleted interview clip, society writer David Patrick Columbia talks about the divide between the rich and the super-rich.
Bill Bear
00:36 — In this deleted interview clip, plumber Bill Bear complains about upper-middle-class entitlement.
Barbara Ehrenreich
01:05 — In this deleted interview clip, author Barbara Ehrenreich talks about the invisibility of low-status workers.
Lang Phipps
00:22 — In this deleted interview clip, writer Lang Phipps talk about WASPs and money.
More WASP Lessons
02:13 — In this deleted scene, a number of self-identified WASPs (White Anglo-Saxon Protestants) describe a few of the minute social cues that help them figur (more…)
Tom Smith
00:49 — In this deleted interview clip, teacher Tom Smith talks about how lower-middle-class people would handle winning the lottery.
You Are Your Stuff
02:42 — In this deleted scene, an unseen chorus of taste arbiters passes judgment on several homes.
Stanley Crouch
00:46 — In this deleted interview clip, author Stanley Crouch talks about how some social markers have vanished over the years.
Robert A.M. Stern
00:55 — In this deleted interview clip, architect Robert A.M. Stern talks about McMansion culture.
Couri Hay
00:24 — In this deleted interview clip, publicist R.Couri Hay talks about how hard it is to get into Society.
David Brooks
In this deleted interview clip, columnist David Brooks talks about the new meritocratic class.
Bryon Smith
00:24 — In this deleted interview clip, retired fireman Bryon Smith jokes about his contracting business.
Dan Rodricks
00:26 — In this deleted interview clip, columnist Dan Rodricks talks about how he feels embarassed when he acts upper-middle-class.
John Dilulio
00:45 — In this deleted interview clip, sociologist John DiIulio recalls a divide between the experiences of his blue-collar family and his own.
Lawrence Graham
00:52 — In this deleted interview clip, author Lawrence Otis Graham talks about the stereotypes that constrain upper-middle-class Black Americans.
Trailer
06:19 — The original trailer for PEOPLE LIKE US.
Benilde Little
In this deleted interview clip, author Benilde Little describes the social vetting that goes on at some upper-middle-class Black gatherings.
Ginie Polo Sayles
01:05 — In this deleted scene, consultant Ginie Polo Sayles provides more advice about upper-middle-class body language.
Carlotta Miles
00:32 — In this deleted interview clip, psychologist Carlotta Miles talks about how racism has placed an extra burden on African-Americans to show that they a (more…)
Trouble in Paradise
02:45 — In this deleted scene, a young New York couple engaged to be married discovers how their different class backgrounds have affected their outlook on li (more…)
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  • Premiered: July 29, 2000
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A series that cleverly spoofs documentary profiles of everyday people. (more)

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