Reality TV Shows That Are Completely Scripted

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It’s everyone’s guilty pleasure. Whether you’re watching suburban Moms fight or doing a series binge of selling old antiques, reality TV has something for everybody, but is any of it real? You won’t believe which of your favorite ‘real’ TV shows are scripted, staged, and reshot. Read on to find out which ones are totally fake…

Pawn Stars

This one shouldn’t be too surprising, as Pawn Stars is one of the most scripted shows on television. The only thing true about this show is that it really is Rick Harrison’s pawn shop, but he’s never behind the counter.

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Not So Secretive

Additionally, all customer interactions are arranged beforehand. No one comes into the place with an item that the team hasn’t seen before. Kind of a bummer!

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The More You Know

  • It's a tradition in Ireland that if you donated a pint of blood, they give you a pint of Guinness to replace the iron.
  • The voices of Mickey and Minnie Mouse got married in real life.
  • The designer of the current United States flag was 17 at the time, and created it for a high school project. He received a B-.
  • The Guinness brewery supported all of it's employees who chose to fight in WW1. They were paid half of their wages while away, and their jobs were guaranteed upon their return. The brewery also sent them care packages containing chocolate and condensed milk.
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