Homewrecker (TV series)
|Created by||Dave Osper|
|Written by||Kevin Perry
|Presented by||Ryan Dunn|
|Opening theme||"Aboard the Leper Colony" by Kane Hodder|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Executive producer(s)||Jennifer Heftler
|Running time||22–24 minutes|
|Original run||October 30, 2005– December 18, 2005|
Homewrecker was an American reality show on MTV that was hosted by Jackass star Ryan Dunn. The show is a twist on home renovation reality shows such as Trading Spaces and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition; but instead of the room being renovated, it is wrecked.
To qualify for Homewrecker, a participant had to submit to the show a story of how he was victimized by one of their friends. Each segment opened with the "victim" explaining to Ryan Dunn what happened to them. Dunn then observed the offender to get additional ideas on what to do. Finally, Dunn and a team of helpers helped the participant redo their friend's room to fit what the evildoer had done.
The show had two segments, where two separate people get revenge on friends who had recently offended them by trashing their bedrooms. There were short clips in between scenes where the late host Dunn taught the viewer how to perform similar pranks at home. The clips were shot in the style of 1950s training videos.
- Carillo, Carmel (Dec 30, 2005). "Decorating for males: Just call it revenge TV". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2010-04-18.
- Shen, Maxine (13 November 2005). "Revenge is Sweet - "Homewrecker" Gives Prank Victims a Chance to Get Even". New York Post. p. 2. Retrieved 25 Apr 2010.
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