These days, the television landscape is populated by so many quirky families engaging in wacky, "unscripted" behavior than when we look back on a show like The Osbournes, it's hard to understand why it was such a cultural phenomenon.

But while the MTV series that focused on Ozzy and his then unknown wife and children certainly wasn't the first reality show, it was the first to encourage us to root for hot-tempered, entitled egomaniacs who we'd probably hate in real life.

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