Sorry, Italy, Jersey Shore Is Headed Your Way

First of all, don't come up in here saying, "Psshhhh... Jersey Shore is garbage! Only morons watch." Because we know you watch Jersey Shore. Heck, EVERYONE watches Jersey Shore. Each week it sets record ratings, so just go with it. Admitting you have a problem is the first step. I'm man enough to do it. Well, that and I have no sense of shame after watching ABC's Bachelor Pad. (God that show is so amazing!)

Those of you who've tuned into the third season of MTV's hit know this: It's been awesome so far. A lot of this has to do with the show's location. Jersey Shore belongs in Jersey, where the Guidoest of the Guidos can out-Guido even real Guidos, yet still be among Guidos. In Miami, Snooki and company were spectacles, standing out among the South Florida crowd—and they were treated as such. It just didn't work. The show needs to stay in Jersey.

Unless... MTV sends them to Italy. About a year ago, I suggested five places to which MTV should consider sending the cast, and the one legitimate destination I mentioned was Italy. MTV has made my dreams come true. There will be a fourth season of Jersey Shore, and it will see the cast head to the home of chicken parmigiana, Ferraris, and fine leather craftsmanship.

This is the next best thing to dropping Vanilla Ice off in 1990s Compton. How will real Fernet Branca-sipping Italians react to this bastardized version of Italian culture dripping with Hurricane shots? Does Italy even have places to fake-tan? How do you say "deported, never to return again" in Italian?

Filming is set to start this spring, so all you Situation stalkers had better book your flights now. Season 4 will begin later this year.

How do you expect Italians to react to the cast members of Jersey Shore?

Semi-related TV.com Forum: Poll: Who is the hottest girl on Jersey Shore? Yes, Snooki has votes.


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I dont watch Jersey Shore, but ill watch them on the highlights I wanna see snookie get knocked out again , internationally this time
hahahahaaha
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Just another reason for the rest of the world to hate on America...so glad I'm Canadian :)
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S#!+!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!we have enough problems by ourself...politically, economically...etcetc..we don't need a bunch of A*****S like them in Our country!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they are NOT going to be welcome here, it depends on where they are going to stay and how much the production is going to pay for let them stay!!!
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But does Italians watch Jersey Shore and know who these morons are? To be honest, I don't know a single person that watches this show here in Italy.
I don't even know if it's on out MTV or has ever been...
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i have italian friends and there not like the ppl on jersey shore.my italians friends hate the ppl on this show for many reasons i dont wont 2 get into but my italian friends they said they will watch to see how the cast get aloing with real italians since a coupe of the cast arent italian at all..for me i like 2 think if someone is proud of their culture learn about it.i mean have any of the italians on this show try 2 learn da italian language or study italy history probbley not..i dont like this show but i will watch 2 see da cast who r italian meet ppl in italy n see how thy act.
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can't wait to have them here :(
Just what the doctor ordered!
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soo.. Berlusconi sign up to be their Tyra?...xD
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Pffft, Italians don't know these morons.
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What a lovely idea for a social experiment! Hilarity ensues.
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Poor Italy, these people aren't Italian they are Italian-American that's a massive difference, to be Italian you have to be born in that country or have moved there and become a citizen. The fact that your ancestors were born in Italy does not make you Italian. Plus you guys invented chicken parmigiana in America traditionally it's just called parmigiana and is made with aubergine (or eggplant in American English).
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i will admit i watch jersey shore its the firt step to my recovery. it will be terrible one not all of them are even Italian and does who are Italian probably don't even speak the language. They will make a mock of real Italian and i don't think Italian people will stand for it. but sure let them on to embarrass and disgrace themselves in another country
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Oh please, we already have too much crap going on by ourselves. We really don't need those idiots, too. Please...
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do any of them even speak italian? some aren't even italian are they? i admit to watching it because it's funny because they're so dumb. but saying it sets record ratings doesn't mean everybody watch it because not everbody in the US is part of the nielson ratings.. so that's a flawed system to rely on
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omg I dont want them in my country...I need to find out where they are filming so I can alert the pepole !!!!!!
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Good, now maybe they'll realize how idiotic they're being when they see how REAL Italians act.3
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