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…)

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Season 5, Episode 7 America Needs Underwear

First Aired: August 21, 1996

Dan's idea is a winner with the gang, but not for long; Sarah's afraid she can't trust her roommates; and Cynthia worries about her ability to make a contribution.

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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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