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Back before Big BrotherJersey Shore, and [insert popular current reality show title here], there was MTV's The Real World, a reality show that put seven strangers in one house and captured the ensuing drama on camera for the world to see.

The show's original cast was comprised of housemates Norman Korpi, Julie Gentry, Becky Blasband, Kevin Powell, Andre Comeau, Heather Gardner and Eric Nies, and was filmed over 13 weeks in New York City in 1992.

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Since then, 29 more seasons have been filmed all over the world, in such varied locations as London, San Francisco, Boston, and more. The show also spawned a successful spin-off, Road Rules, which ran from 1995 until 2007.

On Sunday, Dec. 21, several members of the show's original cast will reunite on Oprah: Where Are They Now? to talk about their experience on The Real World, the fame that the show brought to their doorstep, and more.

Watch the preview of the episode below: