Think of early seasons of Real World on MTV, with wild cards like Puck in San Francisco, or Flavor of Love with Flavor Flav on VH1, shows in which each season somehow had bigger personalities than the last.American reality TV audiences get intense displays of aggression across the spectrum, but people aren’t always looking for high-pressure TV situations. tends to be calmer and (surprisingly) more based in reality.We are proud to have been a part of that success.” Unlike its Western counterparts, Terrace House is not a competition show, nor are producers heavily involved in the overall product, at least from what the audience can tell.
With baking history and peaceful landscapes filled with bleating sheep, viewers were treated to kind-hearted contestants who weren’t out to trip up their competition at all.
Now, there’s Terrace House, the world’s answer to the people-live-in-a-house-and-we-creepily-observe-them genre of reality TV.
It's not real, of course, but it's still absolutely fucked up.
As Netflix describes it, "Brown exposes the psychological secrets of obedience and social compliance.
It’s perfect and wildly different from the fistfights (or knife incidents) (or current blackface scandal) reality TV viewers might be used to seeing.) The show doesn’t need bells and whistles to attract an audience.