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Who Wants to Marry My Dad 2, Episode 5: Let's Torture Step-Mom!, by Andrea Shuman : Drag races, horse races, mechanical bulls, and roller hockey: it’s just an average day in the lives of Marty Okland, his three daughters, and the remaining women who may end up Marty’s bride. But first, we must find out which of the women loves a $500 bottle of wine with dinner. And who’s the one who goes on $6,000 shopping sprees? And, which one got married and divorced in one weekend? We have the answers to these questions and much more!
Who Wants to Marry My Dad 2, Episode 4: Wedding Gown Blues, by Andrea Shuman : Bridal gowns are beautiful, but are they meant to hold up through an entire episode of humiliation, overly wrought wedding vows, cold pizza, and a polygraph test? And are they really the best fashion choice for when one is pulled over by a traffic cop? Fine, have it your way. We only hope for everyone’s sake that the ladies look good in white. Also: Andrea finally tells us what she really thinks of the Okland girls, and like a white dress worn much too long, the results are not pretty.
Who Wants to Marry My Dad 2, Episode 3: Marty, Get Your Gun, by Andrea Shuman : Tonight, Marty shows us his super-duper shooting skills. Also: the remaining seven women vying to be his wife throw him a surprise birthday party. But who is that popping out of the birthday cake? And what's the deal with the mysterious "gentleman caller" at the end of the show? Put on your bulletproof vest; Andrea has all the explosive details.
Who Wants to Marry My Dad 2, Episode 2: Whatever Lola Hears, Lola Spills, by Andrea Shuman : Tonight, we learn the true identity of Marty's sister in law, and boy, does she have a lot to report. Between Lola's big mouth and Pete the Lie Detector Guy, no secret is safe from daughters Nicole, Jennifer and Brooke, and they are bent on revenge. But not every woman incurs the daughters' wrath. In fact, at least one contestant has their full support. Who are the girls rooting for this week, and why? Read on to find out!
Who Wants to Marry My Dad 2, Episode 1: Welcome to the Doll House, by Andrea Shuman: It's Estrogen City on Season Two of Marry My Dad: three grown daughters must choose a wife for their father from a group of 13 beautiful women. Everyone on this program is gorgeous, including the sole XY'er, Marty Okland. And, they all have fabulous French manicures (except for Marty Okland). Will his girls choose wisely? Will our intrepid recapper, Andrea, be able to tell the daughters apart without a scorecard? Read on to find out! Plus: who's that new guy behind the polygraph machine?
Meet My Folks, August 18: The Return of Giancarlo, by Andrea Shuman: On the second-to-last show of the season, three dark-haired beauties vie for the affections of heartthrob Giancarlo. Who will his parents choose to accompany him to Hawaii? Which girl is the gold-digger? Which girl has done nude photos for Playboy? And who are those other relatives trying to get in on the action? All Andrea can say is, “Knit one, pearl two!”
Who Wants to Marry My Dad’s Heidi Mueller to Be Passions’ New Kay, by Brian James: NBC recently announced that Heidi Mueller (near right), one of the daughters on the recent hit Who Wants To Marry My Dad, will be replacing Deanna Wright (far right) in the role of Kay Bennett on the outrageous NBC daytime drama Passions. What’s her new role all about and what could this mean for the soap? Passions aficionado Brian takes a look.
“Men Stink”: An Interview with ‘Who Wants to Marry My Dad’ Contestant Joanne Newborn, by Andrea Shuman: She had no problem telling us what she really thought on Who Wants To Marry My Dad? Now, Joanne tells RNO’s Andrea Shuman her honest opinion of the Mueller family, the match between Christena and Don, and how this whole experience has inspired her to come up with new reality show ideas. Also: Joanne gets a marriage proposal of her very own. Read on for more details.
Who Wants to Marry My Dad, Part 4: May I Have the Envelope, Please?, by Andrea Shuman: It has the thrills of the highest roller coaster! It has the chills of a furious battle! It has the glitz of a Beverly Hills shopping spree and the romance of a kiss on a sunset-lit beach! It’s Part Four of Who Wants To Marry My Dad, and Andrea brings you all the details.
Who Wants to Marry My Dad, Part 3: A Night with Penn & Teller is No Day at the Beach, by Andrea Shuman: Bring several changes of clothes for this episode, because we go from the shore to a barefoot bicycle ride to garden chores. Did we mention batting practice? Then it’s off to an evening at the theater. But we’ll all be home in time for a nightcap, except for two of the five finalists who were planning on marrying Don Mueller. We must have lost them along the way. Andrea will reveal who, how and why, as she resists the urge to shout, “De plane! De plane!”
Who Wants to Marry My Dad, Part 2: Yeah, Yeah, Love Stinks, by Andrea Shuman: Men stomp on your heart. Women kiss you with their yucky germs. Love is just one gross thing after another. But the Mueller children press on with trying to find a wife for their dad Don. This week: the first private dates, the first dirty secrets, and all four kids simultaneously revisit their pre-teen years.
Who Wants to Marry My Dad, Part 1: What Do You Get for the Man Who Has Everything?, by Andrea Shuman: From the twisted minds that brought us Meet My Folks comes this five-part series. Follow the romantic adventures of Don Mueller as his four grown kids attempt to choose a wife for him. Tonight’s premiere brings us a plethora of guys that look like Nick The Polygraph Expert, several women named Christie, and a kick-ass sports car. Also: cute babies and strawberries dipped in chocolate!
Meet My Folks, June 23, The Schmidts (Part 2): A Kiss is Just a Kiss, by Andrea Shuman: This week, Mom and Dad Schmidt choose one guy to take their daughter to Australia. Who gets redeemed and who gets shown the door? Who gets covered with chocolate and who has the drinking problem? And why does that school bus keep showing up? Andrea will reveal all.
Meet My Folks, June 16, The Schmidts (Part 1): White Guys Can’t Bowl, by Andrea Shuman: …or drive, or snowboard, or take tests, or do anything else without ticking off a whole bunch of people. The season premiere brings us five boys competing to take the Lovely Erin to Australia, but will any of them show sufficient intelligence to convince her parents that he’s the right one? Andrea brings you all the details, which range from icky to highly fashionable.
Meet My Folks, March 10 – The Haegles: Meet My Kids!, by Kathy Taylor & David Bloomberg: It’s role-reversal time on Meet My Folks as three sons choose a man for their mom. Sometimes the role-reversal is amusing, but sometimes it just doesn’t work quite the same way as in the usual show. Will Mom get the ultimate fighter, the artist, or the politician?
Meet My Folks, March 3 – The Calderons and Twins!, by Jamie Goralski: Meet My Folks returns with a special episode where Mom and Dad have to pick a set of twins for their son, Carlos! Mom is repeatedly shocked while Carlos is quite happy with the situation. Jamie brings us the details.
Meet My Folks, February 8 – The Scantlins: A Kiss Is Just a Kiss, by Andrea Shuman: One guy cheated on his live-in girlfriend and left her with the mortgage. Another dates strippers and likes cattle prods. A third is, well, cheap. Will the parents go with the daughter's wishes or pick the one they think is least likely to kiss Dad?
Meet My Folks, January 25 – The Maloneys, Part 3: Always the Bridesmaid…, by Susan Schechter: We're finally down to three women for Dan's Mom and Dad to choose from. Will it be Exotic Chelsea, Kinky Tawny, or Makeout Stefanie? More dirty little secrets are revealed - including some from the first one booted tonight. Will Dan's choice end up winning, or will Mom pick somebody else?
Meet My Folks, January 21 – The Maloneys, Part 2: And Then There Were Five…, by Andrea Shuman: You want pretty girls French kissing each other? No problem. What about mud wrestling and handcuffs? Sure thing. Girls in bikinis hosing themselves down? Of course. Do you also have a hankering for old TV game show hosts? As they say in the commercial, yeah, we got that. All in a competition to get a week in Europe with Dan.
Meet My Folks, January 20 – The Maloneys, Part 1: 8 Beautiful Girls, by Andrea Shuman: Meet My Folks is back with a bang – eight girls are trying to win a trip to Europe with one guy, but they have to get past his parents first. Part 1 of a three-part season premiere brings us a mole, a girl who rollerskates in skimpy clothes while blowing bubbles, a computer hacker, rolling around on marshmallows, and much more.
Interview with Meet My Folks’ Polygraph Expert Nick Savastano, by Andrea Shuman: It's the interview that Andrea's fantasized about for months: Meet My Folks' polygraph operator Nick Savastano reveals all. Will Andrea's Nick-lust get the better of her, or will she be able to keep her animal impulses under control? Also: previews of what's in store this second season, and a brutally honest take on the new British version of the show.
Interview with Jamie Everett, Winner of the Reversal Episode of “Meet My Folks”, by Andrea Shuman: Andrea Shuman interviews Jamie Everett, who won the trip to Hawaii in the "Three Girls/One Guy" episode. Find out why Jamie agreed to do the show, what she thinks of the response she's been getting, why the hot tub scene really infuriated her, and what Carrie did that could have brought a quick end to the filming, and maybe the entire series. Bonus interview: Jamie's best friend explains why she told the world about the "phone sex at the clothing store" incident. It's another RealityNewsOnline Meet My Folks exclusive!
Meet My Folks – Now That’s Reality!, by Beth Matsoukis: If you've missed the summer run of Meet My Folks, you've missed a real reality TV show. Viewers can relate to this series much better than many of the others on the air, and, well, it's a lot of fun, too!
Meet My Folks, August 26: Their Cups Runneth Over, by Andrea Shuman: The rich pageant of the human experience is encapsulated in this season finale of Meet My Folks. Couples meet, families bond, and bodily fluids are shed. Andrea captures every drop of action for you to savor, over and over again.
Meet My Folks: The Rancher’s Daughter Has Her Say – An Interview with Stephanie Reeves , by Andrea Shuman: For the first time, a daughter from Meet My Folks spills the beans. Find out what really goes on during a weekend taping; why the trip to Hawaii isn't exactly what you imagined; where the hidden cameras are; the real reason Stephanie's mom had Brad chase several barnyard animals around the pen; and why the wrong ex-girlfriend got all the attention.
Meet My Folks, August 5: Home, Home on the Range, by Andrea Shuman: How many different ways can a Rancher and his wife torture three guys before selecting one to take their daughter to Hawaii? And which guy will finally tell the truth about wanting sex? And how does a blow-up doll figure into all of this? For the answer to these and other burning questions, check out Andrea’s recap of the fourth episode.
Meet My Folks, July 31: Semper Alexanders, by Andrea Shuman: Will a tough Marine Corps veteran scare the wits out of his daughter's three eager suitors? Which guy's secret will prove to be his undoing? Will anyone lie about wanting sex? And who will win this week's "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire" Award? Andrea will reveal all, as she recaps Episode 3 of Meet My Folks.
A Brief Conversation with Scott Satin, Co-Executive Producer of "Meet My Folks", by Andrea Shuman: Andrea Shuman caught up with Scott Satin, co-executive producer of the new NBC reality dating hit, Meet My Folks. Find out why the show is moving back to Mondays, how the ratings are, whether the show will back this Fall, what the polygraph guy's name is, and why a future show involves a specimen cup.
Meet My Folks, July 22: Gym Class and Lie Detectors, by Andrea Shuman: It's the first episode of Meet My Folks, the newest reality dating game where neither the man nor the woman picks the final date - the parents do! What happens when you have a woman whose father is a gym teacher? Throw in a lie detector, some ex-girlfriends, and stir it all up to see who ends up taking daddy's little girl to Hawaii.
'Meet the Parents,' Reality TV-Style, by Andrea Shuman: Have you seen the movie, Meet the Parents? Well, NBC has -- and they've made it into a reality TV show, complete with lie detector. Let's see what it's all about.