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*All seven members were pursuing big dreams in the city: a dancer (Julie), a model (Eric), a rapper (Heather), a writer (Kevin), an artist (Norman), a rock musician (Andre), a singer (Becky).

*While on a trip with the girls to Jamaica, Becky gets romantically involved with one of the directors of the show. Crossing the fine line between the creators and the personalities, the director was ultimately dismissed from the series for breaking contract rules.

*Eric Nies went on to be an on-air talent producer for MTV and was inducted to the Television and Broadcaster’s "Hall of Fame" for his pioneering work in reality television.

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*This was the first season members left the show while filming. David was asked to leave by his roommates and Irene left after her marriage.

*In one episode, Tami has an abortion, a topic of discussion amongst the roommates.

*This season was satirized on NBC’s Saturday Night Live in Oct. 1993.

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*This was the first season to have a member living with a serious illness—in this case AIDS. Pedro Zamora, of Miami, was an AIDS activist and fueled this season into being one of the most noteworthy as he was one of the first openly gay men living with AIDS to be portrayed in the media.

*Judd and Pam go on to date and get married after the show ends.

*Rachel also goes on to marry another Real World alum, Sean Duffy of The Real World: Boston.

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*This was the first season to be filmed outside of America.

*The show was made up three Americans (Jay, Kat, Mike), three Europeans (Lars, Neil, Sharon) and one Australian (Jacinda.)

*Due to the lack of conflict on this season, it is sometimes criticized as being one of the most boring seasons—i.e. in one episode some members discuss whether their ketchup is made in the UK or in the US.

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*This was the first cast to be given a season-long assignment or task.

*Their assignment—to launch a company in Miami—never took off.

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*This season’s task was to work at an after-school care program with children in East Boston.

*Sean meets and marries fellow Real World alum of the San Francisco season, Rachel. He is also the current attorney general of Ashland County, Wisconsin.

*The cast travels to Puerto Rico for the first ever Real World/Road Rules Challenge.

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*This cast’s assignment was to work for Seattle alternative rock station, KNDD FM.

*Irene, diagnosed with Lyme Disease, left the show while filming and now has a radio show dedicated to media ethics.

*The infamous scene where Irene was slapped by Stephen as she was leaving the show was ranked the ninth most surprising reality TV moment by VH1.

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*This season’s assignment was to manage the in-store entertainment for Waikiki’s surf store, Local Motion.

*The cast was the first to be able to choose the destination of their vacation: India.

*This was the first season two cast members because involved in a serious romantic relationship while on the show (Colin and Amaya.)

-The cast has to deal with Ruthie’s alcohol abuse and make a deal with producers that she has to seek rehab or move out of the house. (She decides on the rehab.)

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*The cast’s assignment was to work at a New Orleans public access television station, each week having one cast member be the producer of their segment.

*Julie was suspended from Brigham Young University for violating their honor code while on the show. The honor code states that men and women who are not related or married are to not live under the same roof.

*This season was the first to have a hidden relationship as Danny’s boyfriend, a member of the military, appeared on the show with a blurred out face in fear of the repurcussions of being gay in the military.

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*In honor of the 10th anniversary of the show, this was the first cast to appear in a previous city—the site of the first season.

*This cast’s assignment was to work as receptionists for Arista Records as well as promote and market their newly signed bands.

*This was the first cast that had to keep their jobs in order to stay on the show.

-Mike, also known as "The Miz" , went on to host WWE’s Friday Night Smackdown!.

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