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The Joe Schmo Show

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The Joe Schmo Show (2003 - 2013)

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Comedy Reality 2003 - 20133 Seasons

The Joe Schmo Show is a reality television hoax show created by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. The series is broadcast in the U.S. on the cable network Spike. The show's premise is that a target person or persons are led to believe that they are contestants on a reality television show; in reality, all of the other participants in the purported show – including the host – are actors, and their actions and the outcome of the purported show are all scripted in an attempt to elicit comedic reactions from the targets. The show's first season, The Joe Schmo Show, aired in 2003, and its second season, Joe Schmo 2, aired in 2004. The first season's hoax was conducted as a typical reality competition show while the second hoax was a Bachelor-like dating series.On December 10, 2012, Spike announced it was bringing The Joe Schmo Show back for a third season, which premiered on January 8, 2013.The only constant presence in all three Joe Schmo seasons has been voice actor Ralph Garman, who has served as the "emcee" for all three editions.The Joe Schmo Show featuring Natasha Leggero and Tim Herzog has one or more episodes available for purchase on iTunes, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a comedy and reality show with 28 episodes over 3 seasons. The Joe Schmo Show is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (1,426 votes).

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The Joe Schmo Show Season 3 Overview

Jan 9, 2013 - Mar 6, 2013

Season 3 of The Joe Schmo Show has 10 episodes that are available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video, iTunes.

The Joe Schmo Show Season 3 Episodes
Season 03, Episode 10 The Reveal
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The Reveal
Mar 6, 2013

Chase goes on a spiritual journey to track down his own fugitive.

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Season 03, Episode 09 The Rise of the Lamas
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The Rise of the...
Feb 27, 2013

A previously evicted competitor returns; Chase conquers a deep fear.

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Season 03, Episode 08 Fear No Evil
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Fear No Evil
Feb 20, 2013

The cast must face their deepest fears; Chase helps Jake make a new commercial.

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The Joe Schmo Show Season 2 Overview

Jun 16, 2004 - Aug 11, 2004

Season 2 of The Joe Schmo Show has 9 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

The Joe Schmo Show Season 2 Episodes
Season 02, Episode 09 Finale
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Finale
Aug 11, 2004

After a brief recap of past show events, viewers witness the finale of Joe Schmo 2. Everyone remaining is given...

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Season 02, Episode 08 T.J. Needs T.P.
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T.J. Needs T.P.
Aug 3, 2004

Tim, staying a nearby hotel, is told by Derek that he has been asked back on the show due to...

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Season 02, Episode 07 Cruiser
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Cruiser
Jul 27, 2004

Bryce sends his final message by plane - LOOK BEHIND U and then returns to the show. Derek explains for...

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The Joe Schmo Show Season 1 Overview

Sep 3, 2003 - Oct 29, 2003

Season 1 of The Joe Schmo Show has 9 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

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Season 01, Episode 09 The Joe Schmo Show: The Aftermath
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The Joe Schmo Show:...
Oct 29, 2003

In The Joe Schmo Show: The Aftermath, we learn such tidbits as the most tense moment for the cast and...

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Season 01, Episode 08 Episode 8
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Episode 8
Oct 15, 2003

At the top of the episode, host Ralph reveals a surprise Sudden Death eviction. Matt goes through the motions of...

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Season 01, Episode 07 Episode 7
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Episode 7
Oct 8, 2003

The Hutch returns to the show, along with a legal-sounding document aimed at Matt, who had spent some time at...

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All Seasons of The Joe Schmo Show

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#13,697 Ranked TV Show

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#3159 Ranked in Comedy TV

The Joe Schmo Show has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (1,426 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

About The Joe Schmo Show

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The Joe Schmo Show is a reality television hoax show created by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. The series is broadcast in the U.S. on the cable network Spike. The show's premise is that a target person or persons are led to believe that they are contestants on a reality television show; in reality, all of the other participants in the purported show – including the host – are actors, and their actions and the outcome of the purported show are all scripted in an attempt to elicit comedic reactions from the targets. The show's first season, The Joe Schmo Show, aired in 2003, and its second season, Joe Schmo 2, aired in 2004. The first season's hoax was conducted as a typical reality competition show while the second hoax was a Bachelor-like dating series.On December 10, 2012, Spike announced it was bringing The Joe Schmo Show back for a third season, which premiered on January 8, 2013.The only constant presence in all three Joe Schmo seasons has been voice actor Ralph Garman, who has served as the "emcee" for all three editions.

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Number of seasons: 3 Seasons
Number of episodes: 28 Episodes

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Related Genres: ComedyReality
Original Release Date: Sep 2, 2003
Show Status: Ended
Next episode release: N/A