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Reality shows are stupid. No one's really denying it at this point. Yet they continue to prove massively popular - if arguably not as huge as they once were at the height of the reality craze. These days, with the ascension of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Toddlers and Tiaras, Jersey Shore and many more, one could argue that the genre has sunk to a new and previously unexplored low point. A valley many would probably have thought didn't even exist in the early aughts, when reality TV's worst crimes seemed to be limited to insulting the audience's intelligence and making Jesse Camp famous.

From Celebrity Apprentice, to Duck Dynasty and Hoarders, and even that one (and by "one" we mean 17) about how the contestants are totally not here to make friends, this is a rundown of the stupidest, most banal, most shrill, truly bad, and just dumbest reality shows ever made. If you've ever wondered "Could any show be more repetitive and pointless than America's Next Top Model?" this is the list for you.

These are the dumbest reality shows ever, in all time, for all of TV history. Seriously, can you think of worse reality shows? If you can, bless your heart and add them!
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Keeping Up with the Kardashian... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Keeping Up with the Kardashians Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian

The Dumbest Premises for Reality Shows The Best Sci Fi Television Series of All Time

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1,873 726
Toddlers & Tiaras is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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1,690 701
Jersey Shore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Jersey Shore Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley

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1,450 589
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Austin1 added Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

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1,290 646
The Real Housewives of Orange ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Real Housewives of Orange County Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Gretchen Rossi

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1,249 664
Jon & Kate Plus 8 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
SabrinaGazer added Jon & Kate Plus 8 Aaden Jonathan Gosselin, Jon Gosselin, Collin Thomas Gosselin

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1,157 620
The Real Housewives of Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Real Housewives of Atlanta Kandi Burruss^! NeNe Leakes^! Phaedra Parks

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1,104 502
For the Love of Ray J is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
For the Love of Ray J Ray J^! Brandi Burnside^! Joanna Hernandez

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1,001 485
The Real Housewives of D.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Real Housewives of D.C. Mary Schmidt Amons, Rich Amons, Ebong Eka

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970 537
Temptation Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Temptation Island Mark L. Walberg, Mandy Lauderdale, Billy Cleary

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920 650
The Anna Nicole Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Anna Nicole Show Anna Nicole Smith, Howard K. Stern, Daniel Smith

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1,004 488
The Ashlee Simpson Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Ashlee Simpson Show Ashlee Simpson

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940 501
Flavor of Love is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Flavor of Love Flavor Flav^! Dion Graham^! Tiffany Pollard

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931 530
The Bad Girls Club - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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839 500
The Simple Life is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Simple Life Nicole Richie

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775 435
From G's to Gents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
From G's to Gents Derek Watkins

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770 464
Steven Seagal: Lawman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Steven Seagal: Lawman Steven Seagal

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811 416
Britney and Kevin: Chaotic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Britney and Kevin: Chaotic Britney Spears, Kevin Federline, Teresa Espinosa

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693 416
The Littlest Groom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Littlest Groom Dani Behr

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736 365
Megan Wants a Millionaire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Megan Wants a Millionaire Megan Hauserman, Rob Locke

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724 349
Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Mil... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire? Anna Agatka^! Kate Barnett^! Alycia Benn

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642 383
Real Chance of Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Real Chance of Love Kamal Givens, Ahmad Givens, Brian Fitzpatrick

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548 336
Pretty Wild is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Pretty Wild Alexis Neiers, Tess Taylor, Gabrielle Neiers

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630 369
I Love New York is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
I Love New York Tiffany Pollard, Mauricio Sanchez

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632 388
Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane Kimora Lee Simmons, Russell Simmons

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588 432
Rock of Love with Bret Michael... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels Bret Michaels, Big John Murray, Heather Chadwell

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596 362
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Catalina Guirado, Peter Andre, Sheila Ferguson

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573 394
Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica Jessica Simpson

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346 202
Dance Moms is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
KimberlyC.Vasconez added Dance Moms

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304 145
Kourtney and Kim Take New York is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Charley Feldman added Kourtney and Kim Take New York Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Scott Disick

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476 288
Married by America is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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559 361
Rock of Love Girls: Charm Scho... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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492 308
My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss Jamie Denbo, Tamara Clatterbuck, Danielle Schneider

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543 322
I Love Money is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
I Love Money Craig Jackson, Saaphyri Windsor, Kwame Johnson

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279 168
16 and Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Charley Feldman added 16 and Pregnant Drew Pinsky, Weston Gosa Jr., Weston Gosa

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365 218
The Swan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
geezlouise added The Swan Amanda Byram, Nely Galán

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490 336
Meet the Barkers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Meet the Barkers Travis Barker, Shanna Moakler

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497 309
Date My Mom is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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494 554
America's Next Top Model is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
America's Next Top Model Adrianne Curry, Yoanna House, Tyra Banks

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546 358
Growing Up Gotti is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Growing Up Gotti Frank Gotti Agnello, John Gotti Agnello, Carmine Gotti Agnello

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454 271
Brat Camp is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Brat Camp Joe

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453 299
Shipmates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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505 360
Dr. 90210 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Dr. 90210 Will Kirby, Hayley Rey

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198 128
Sister Wives is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Charley Feldman added Sister Wives

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199 119
Living Lohan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Charley Feldman added Living Lohan

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427 270
My Bare Lady is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
My Bare Lady Nautica Thorn

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420 281
Unan1mous is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Unan1mous J.D. Roth

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423 424
Nanny 911 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
Nanny 911 Deborah Carroll, Stella Reid, Lillian Sperling

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314 215
The Benefactor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Benefactor Mark Cuban

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406 308
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Jamie Kennedy, Chris Tallman, Joe Clair