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Behind-The-Scenes Stories From The Set Of 'Parental Control'

Updated 13 Oct 2018 10.8k views13 items

MTV dominated the reality TV dating game in the 2000s, and Parental Control was one of its most popular programs. On the show, parents who disapproved of their children's significant others set their kids up with more ideal partners. MTV's addictive program offered a real-life version of what lots of moms and dads wished they could do for their families.

This doesn't mean, however, that stories about Parental Control were all peachy. Contestants' parents said inappropriate things, and behind the scenes, participants dished about the show's scripted nature. After scrolling through the Parental Control secrets below, you'll see how some reality TV features a lot less "reality" than you previously thought.

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