True Life - Season 9

Wednesday 10:00 PM on MTV - Music Television Premiered Mar 31, 1998 In Season




Episode Guide

  • 9/29/07
    I Live On The Border explores the lives of three people who are deeply affected by the issue of illegal immigration. Troy is an illegal immigrant who has been living in California since before his first birthday. Fred is a border patrol agent who lives his life in constant threat of danger. Calan has joined a vigilante force in Arizona that carries on patrols of their own. Their three vantage points reveal the challenges of immigration.moreless
  • I'm a Genius
    I'm a Genius
    Episode 8
    Episode 8 of Season 9 of MTV's "True Life" featured the story of Myles Jeffrey, a gifted actor. The title of the show was "I'm a Genius" and it focused of Jeffrey's genius level IQ and his special talents. Myles Jeffrey has starred in a plethora of television shows and movies and even appeared on Teen Jeopardy.moreless
  • I Self-Injure
    Episode 7
    Three young people deal with injury disorders.
  • I Have Autism
    Episode 6
    On this episode, True Life covers three young men who are overcoming the challenges of Autism every day. Jeremy is an 18-year-old teenager, who is trying to communicate better and make some new friends. Jonathan exhibits artistic savant tendencies, along with several fits of temper each day. Elijah has Asperger's Syndrome, a higher functioning type of Autism. He communicates with others through his love of comedy.moreless
  • I'm a Genius
    I'm a Genius
    Episode 5
    For three young people, being smart is not always an advantage in life. Jordan excels in many areas, but worries that his young peers look down on him. Myles is devastated to learn that having a genius IQ is not enough to get into top colleges. Var struggles to remain on top of his game while competing at chess.moreless
  • 3/1/07
    Age is only a number for Amber, a 26-year-old model who has found true love with a wealthy 47-year-old. However, she finds that his focus on making money leaves her feeling neglected and lonely. Materialistic Alisa loves Marcus, but since he is 17 years younger than she is, his lack of a high-powered career gets on her nerves.moreless
  • I'm In Debt
    Episode 3
    On this episode of True Life we meet three young people who are struggling desperately to clear their credit, just so they can get their lives off the ground.
  • I'm Stepping
    Episode 3
    On this episode of True Life, we meet three step teams from all over the U.S. trying to prove their #1 by competing for the top prize at Step Correct, a national step championship.
  • 1/9/07
    This episode follows two couples struggling to hold on to their affections--while still holding on to different faiths.