Learn Something New From The Best Subculture Reality Shows

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Vote up your favorite unscripted series about subcultures and unique groups.

The most engaging subculture reality shows not only open a window to a world you might not have realized existed but can help offer new perspectives while still delivering that reality drama. The familiar and the new mix together for captivating docusoap stories.  From people who have to navigate the world differently due to disability to families living in areas most folks forget exist, subculture reality shows can remind the audience that there's more to the world than you realise.

One of the most well-known and longest-running subculture reality series is Little People, Big World. The Roloff family not only runs a farm in Oregon, but several members of the family have dwarfism and episodes follow the frustrations and rewards of all aspects of their life. Swamp People and Duck Dynasty both look at rural life that can be stranger than city folks imagine and there are also several subculture shows that give outsiders a look into isolated religious cultures like the Amish.

Vote up the best subculture reality shows that showed you something new and interesting!

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  • The Little Couple
    1

    The Little Couple

    29 votes
    Highs and lows in the life of a little couple.

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  • Little People, Big World
    2
    Matthew Roloff, Amy Roloff
    56 votes
    • Premiered: January 7, 2006
    Short-statured parents strain under the financial and emotional burden of raising four children.

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    free

  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue
    3
    RuPaul, Asia O'Hara, Derrick Barry
    16 votes
    • Premiered: 2020
    RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue (VH1, 2020) is an American reality documentary series executive produced by RuPaul. The six-episode documentary series focuses on RuPaul's Drag Race Live! and stars ...more
  • Breaking Amish
    4
    Kate Stoltz, Rebecca Byler
    41 votes
    • Premiered: September 9, 2012
    Cameras look into the lives of five men and women as they leave Amish or Mennonite lifestyles.

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  • Life Below Zero
    5

    Life Below Zero

    James Franzo, Sue Aikens, Agnes Hailstone
    11 votes
    • Premiered: May 19, 2013
    An exploration of the remote corners of Alaska.

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    free

  • The Great Christmas Light Fight
    6

    The Great Christmas Light Fight

    Michael Moloney, Sabrina Soto, Carter Oosterhouse
    11 votes
    • Premiered: December 9, 2013
    Families compete for a $50,000 prize by transforming their homes for the holidays.

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