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"Jersey Shore" the TV show

TelevisionEntertainmentJersey Shore (tv program)Chris Christie
This poor excuse for a cartoon and great excuse for keeping fresh batteries in your channel changer managed to lower the bar on "reality" TV on MTV. It also boosted the fortunes of tanning bed and hair extension salons -- at the same time that it abased notions of "yute culcha" and did more... Charles Sykes / Invision / Associated Press