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Operation repo - fake?
Jun 1st, 2012 at 1:16pm
 
Check this out:

http://www.trutv.com/video/operation-repo/index.html


I watched this TV show on 7 Mate  channel 73 quite a few times.
At the start I thought it was real but certain things happened
which just didn't ring true & sure enough
when I searched the internet many sites are claiming it to be fake.

What do you all think?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Repo

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Operation Repo is an American television program that depicts the world of car repossession with a team that portrays fictionalized tales of repossessions from California's San Fernando Valley.[5] Similar to another truTV show, Southern Fried Stings, the series is filmed in a cinema verité style but consists of scripted and dramatized performances by actors.


How can we ever trust "reality" TV shows?
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Reply #1 - Jun 1st, 2012 at 1:25pm
 
Of course it is fake
If it was real they would be bankrupt due to being sued millions of times
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Re: Operation repo - fake?
Reply #2 - Jun 1st, 2012 at 2:07pm
 
bobbythefap1 wrote on Jun 1st, 2012 at 1:25pm:
Of course it is fake
If it was real they would be bankrupt due to being sued millions of times



Well - why don't they tell you it's fake at the start of the show?
It's designed to suck people in.
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Reply #3 - Jun 1st, 2012 at 3:37pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Jun 1st, 2012 at 2:07pm:
bobbythefap1 wrote on Jun 1st, 2012 at 1:25pm:
Of course it is fake
If it was real they would be bankrupt due to being sued millions of times



Well - why don't they tell you it's fake at the start of the show?
It's designed to suck people in.

Oh well, its not made for the smartest of people anyway you would imagine.
Fairly disgusting examples it sets tho.
You don't pay your bank I am going to come on to your property with a gorilla and beat you half to death
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Reply #4 - Jun 1st, 2012 at 3:46pm
 
bobbythefap1 wrote on Jun 1st, 2012 at 3:37pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Jun 1st, 2012 at 2:07pm:
bobbythefap1 wrote on Jun 1st, 2012 at 1:25pm:
Of course it is fake
If it was real they would be bankrupt due to being sued millions of times



Well - why don't they tell you it's fake at the start of the show?
It's designed to suck people in.

Oh well, its not made for the smartest of people anyway you would imagine.
Fairly disgusting examples it sets tho.
You don't pay your bank I am going to come on to your property with a gorilla and beat you half to death



It seemed very fake last night when they tried to repossess a
Harley Davidson motorcycle & a cowgirl lassoed the repossessor
& dragged him behind a horse.
I thought - come on - gimme a break - no one would do that.  Grin
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Reply #5 - Jun 2nd, 2012 at 2:42am
 
Here is a link for the cast & crew of one Repo show:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1878528/fullcredits#cast


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IMDbPro.com offers representation listings for over 80,000 individuals, including actors, directors, and producers, as well as company and employee contact details for over 30,000 companies in the entertainment industry.


Episode Cast (in alphabetical order)
Brian Bell
Brick Thompson
Cazzey Louis Cereghino
Big Scary Boyfriend / Stunts



You can even click on the actors & get their previous acting jobs & pictures.
What a laugh.
The whole show is bullshit.  Grin


I wonder how many people have been sucked in by this show?

How many other reality TV shows are bullshit?  Grin
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Reply #6 - Jun 2nd, 2012 at 3:05pm
 
bump -
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Reply #7 - Jun 2nd, 2012 at 3:09pm
 
It says at the start of the show that these are actors and the scenes you are about to see are BASED on actual events .... in very fine print ... but don't blink or you won't see it .......
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Reply #8 - Jun 2nd, 2012 at 3:14pm
 
But I was sucked in for a few episodes.
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Reply #9 - Jun 3rd, 2012 at 2:17pm
 
How come my thread is not getting more replies?

I did a bit more reseach & I've found out that just about every
TV reality show is fake in some way:

Judge Judy,
Lady to Ladette.
The Batchelor,
Jerry Springer
Operation Repo  etc


Does anyone else want to add to the list?
I think it stinks to suck people in with false programs.
There should be a long disclaimer at the start of every reality show.


They should say -

This show is not reality - it's completely made up false nonsense
& is full of professional actors.
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Reply #10 - Jun 3rd, 2012 at 2:25pm
 
wife swap.

my sister watches that one and its obviously scripted

Ben Elton wrote a couple books about this. There was a book about a big brother house and one about the "idol" crap. Pretty good books. You will never look @ those reality shows the same again if you read them.

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Reply #11 - Jun 3rd, 2012 at 2:27pm
 
Sir Spot of Borg wrote on Jun 3rd, 2012 at 2:25pm:
wife swap.

my sister watches that one and its obviously scripted

Ben Elton wrote a couple books about this. There was a book about a big brother house and one about the "idol" crap. Pretty good books. You will never look @ those reality shows the same again if you read them.

SOB




Thanks - there's 2 more to add to the list.
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Reply #12 - Jun 16th, 2012 at 10:08pm
 
Sir Bobby wrote on Jun 2nd, 2012 at 3:14pm:
But I was sucked in for a few episodes.


Same here   Sad

'Hardcore Pawn', also fake.

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Reply #13 - Jun 17th, 2012 at 11:12am
 
Uncle Meat wrote on Jun 16th, 2012 at 10:08pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Jun 2nd, 2012 at 3:14pm:
But I was sucked in for a few episodes.


Same here   Sad

'Hardcore Pawn', also fake.

That show pisses me off the most.
I wana go in there and piss all over that store and the owner
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Reply #14 - Jun 17th, 2012 at 12:42pm
 
bobbythefap1 wrote on Jun 17th, 2012 at 11:12am:
Uncle Meat wrote on Jun 16th, 2012 at 10:08pm:
Sir Bobby wrote on Jun 2nd, 2012 at 3:14pm:
But I was sucked in for a few episodes.


Same here   Sad

'Hardcore Pawn', also fake.

That show pisses me off the most.
I wana go in there and piss all over that store and the owner



Yes - fancy that - the customers are fake.
There is hardly anything real now.
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