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Posted by David Lambert
The Surreal Life is a reality show along the lines of Big Brother, but with a twist: the house guests are all celebrity names, and from wildly different ends of the spectrum! Can Mötley Crüe-mate Vince Neil get along with rapper MC Hammer? What happens when you mix porn star Ron Jeremy with Tammy Faye Messner, who is the ex-wife of incarcerated televangelist Jim Baker? The Surreal Life answers these questions, and entertains with some very interesting television. Speaking of television, some stars from your favorite series are found among the celebrity cast of the first two seasons, including shows like CHiPs, Beverly Hills 90210, Webster, Survivor: The Australian Outback, The Real World: Las Vegas, Baywatch, and its spin-off Batwatch: Hawaii.

We've gotten a number of e-mails these past couple of days from our readers about The Surreal Life being available on DVD via direct online sale, especially after it was mentioned the other day on one of Howard Stern's broadcasts. Even before that plug, though, we had gotten a heads-up about the release from our friend Craig Crumpton of, who saw a TV ad for the release. This is apparently a 3-DVD set, containing all 14 episodes from both the 1st and 2nd season, selling for a mere $29.95! That's a bargain in anyone's book, and it's exclusively available online at We took a look at that site, and here's the box/disc art they show, and below that is their description of the set (compressed together a bit to save room here):

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The Surreal Life - Seasons 1 & 2 DVD
  • Release Date: 12/01/04
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Number of Episodes: 14
  • Running Time: Approximately 8 hours
  • Video: 1.33:1 Full Screen
  • Audio: English
  • Subtitles:None

    "Take six infamous celebrities, throw them together in one house, add in some challenges, film their every move and you get the nationwide phenomenon The Surreal Life. Now, for the first time, the first 2 seasons of The Surreal Life are available on DVD.

    The Surreal Life features some of your all time favorite celebrities, like Erik Estrada, Ron Jeremy, Corey Feldman, Hammer, Vanilla Ice, Tammy Faye (Baker) Mesner, and many more. Together, they share a home, meals, bedrooms, outrageous conversations and life changing events that can only be called surreal.

    Re-live every moment of the first two seasons:
    • The talent show with Monty Hall
    • The Vegas trip
    • Corey's wedding
    • Waiting tables in Hollywood
    • The trip to the nudist colony
    • Sally Jesse Rapheal's Dirty Laundry
    • And Ron Jeremy's infamous pool party!

    Watch as each celebrity begins to expose more and more of themselves. In fact, you will not believe everything that happens in this house. The Surreal Life DVDs feature over 8 hours of adventures and escapades with the housemates as they talk about everything from food to sex. That is 2 full seasons of The Surreal Life. You've got to see this to believe it. Everyone is talking about it, so don't miss out on your chance to be a part of this cultural phenomenon.

    Each disc contains over 3 hours of episodes, plus a bonus look at what is ahead for "The Surreal Life" season 3. You will also receive a third DVD, The Surreal Life Uncut. When you have this many celebrities living under one roof, it sometimes gets too hot for TV. The Surreal Life Uncut is filled with never before seen footage, including the "Last Suppers" and the "Addicted to Sex" segments. Plus, in a Surreal Life world exclusive, you will see Rick James in one of his final performances as he sings in the house. These tracks are only available on The Surreal Life Uncut.

    The Surreal Life Uncut is filled with never before seen footage:
    • The Last Supper
    • Addicted to Sex Segment
    • Plus a Surreal Life world exclusive - Rick James in one of his final performances as he sings in the house.

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