Chuck Barris, television producer who created several game shows, including The Gong Show, died Tuesday at 87. NBC/NBC via Getty Images hide caption

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Chuck Barris Didn't Invent Schlock Television, He Weaponized It

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Rachel and Nick smooch in a highly realistic, tooooootally normal romantic situation on The Bachelor. Spoiler alert: He isn't going to pick her, because she's the next Bachelorette. Mark Coffey/ABC hide caption

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The Purely Accidental Lessons Of The First Black 'Bachelorette'

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The Mirror Has Two Faces: Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) and Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) reflect on their approaching nuptials in the second season finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Michael Desmond/The CW hide caption

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From left: Ted Allen, Jai Rodriguez, Carson Kressley, Thom Filicia and Kyan Douglas celebrate Queer Eye for the Straight Guy's 2004 Emmy win for outstanding reality program. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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