17 Depressing Things Popular Reality Shows Don't Tell You

By this point we've all accepted that "reality television" is really "scripted reality television." But even then, we still have some sort of expectations of reality that turns out we probably shouldn't hold our breaths for.

We asked you to show us the programs that threw that reality thing out the window entirely, and probably should just be called fictional shows. The worst offender is below, but first the runners-up ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, Ted E.. You win money.

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