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by Joyce Millmanon Pride and Prejudice
ANNOUNCER: You’ve seen The Bachelor. You’ve seen Survivor. You’ve seen Joe Millionaire, but you won’t admit it. Now, from the creators of Sense and Sensibility and Fear Factor, comes a reality show that has as much romance, backstabbing and exhibitionism as those other shows–but with British accents, so you don’t have to be embarrassed about watching it! American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest hosts . . . Pride and Prejudice!
[A pretty young woman in a Regency-era gown and bonnet strolls in a country garden.]
RYAN SEACREST: [Voiceover] Bachelorette Elizabeth Bennet, age not above one-and-twenty, has a quick mind, a lively manner and a pleasing appearance. But she’s no society heiress, so her marriage prospects are looking dim. Lizzy’s really going to have to work that lively manner if she wants to hook up with somebody rich and hot. Otherwise, her mom will marry her off to the first boring old … read more»
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