Reality TV Programming

TV writers and executives brainstormed.

"Hey, gang, let's put on a show! . . .
"We need something new and fresh and dynamic . . .
"Let's take a diverse group of people, 'real' people . . .
"Let's put them in a controlled environment for a fixed amount of time, and motivate them with money . . .
"Throw in elements of desire and temptation and suspense . . .
"Hey! Let's put them in a haunted house . . . wait . . . no . . .
"On a boat at sea . . .
"On a polar ice cap . . .
"Wait! Let's put them on a tropical island. Yeah, THAT'S the ticket. The Skin Factor should help to send the ratings through the roof!
"However, no ads or sponsorship for female birth control products or condoms will be acceptable."

Thus it began.
Temptation Island.
Only the beginning? . . .

Clothing Optional Island
Okay people, we're overdressed here! Let's lose those thongs!
Diet Island
An extremely calorie restricted regiment is utilized. Participants will be denied even rodents, bark, bugs, lizards and leaves. One can never be too thin. "Dahling . . . you look MAHvelous!"
Psychotherapy Island
Yes, it's the ultimate Encounter Group experience! No one is able to escape THIS self help seminar! If only Werner Erhard had thought of it.
Death Island
Group members are selectively exposed to various deadly contagions. Who got the placebo? Who got the killer bacteria? Who will survive?
Gilligan's Island
Only those with the name of Gilligan need apply.
The Island Of Dr. Moreau
Contestants are required to bring their pets.

It's the future of reality programming, folks. Be sure to subscribe to the TV Guide (*I* certainly do. No snobbism here!) and set aside some viewing time.

~Where's that remote?!~
~Pass the popcorn~

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Submitted By: A F Waddell
Feb 6, 2001 20:44

This joke is rated: PG