The Real World

A pioneering reality series following young strangers who live together in various locales. A new cast is featured each season, with interactions among the diverse roommates heavy on ego, ambitions, anxieties and, of course, sex. What's stressed are dynamic personalities—and personality clashes—and its 'confessional' interviews became a template for (more…)

Season 5, Episode 1 Welcome to the Picture Show

First Aired: July 10, 1996

In the Season 5 premiere, the housemates arrive in Miami, where they learn they'll be living in waterfront digs in South Beach. The housemates include Cynthia, who attends San Jose State; Dan, a former editor of the Rutgers student paper; Flora, who attended the Art Institue of Boston; Joe, a grad student from New York City; Melissa, who hails from Miami; business-savvy Mike; and comic-book editor Sarah.

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  • Premiered: May 1, 1992
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A pioneering reality series following young strangers who live together in various locales. A new cast is featured each season, with interactions among the diverse roommates heavy on ego, ambitions, anxieties and, of course, sex. What's stressed are dynami… (more)

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