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Friday, August 16, 2013

The Real World Returns to San Francisco

Posted By on Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 9:47 AM

A lot has changed since MTV's "the Real World" debuted as what is arguably the first reality show on TV. To give you an idea of just how much has changed since the first episode debuted 21 years ago, here's what was happening in 1992: Wayne's World hit theaters, MTV still played music videos, people were wearing acid wash, gas was averaging $1.10, and Bill Clinton was elected President.

Entering it's 29th season, which Variety shares may be its last, the show where "people stop being polite and start getting real," is returning to the site of its third season -- San Francisco.

If you were are old enough to watch the 1994 season freely, or like this writer -- had to sneak peeks after school before Mom got home, you'll remember the cast lived in a house on Lombard Street, documented Pedro Zamro's battled with HIV, and that Puck was evicted.

As of yet, we're not sure where the cast will live or what "job" they'll have. We'll update you when we learn more.

Here's the first episode of the 1994 "the Real World: San Francisco" season:

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