The Simple Life

  • Paris Hilton (English voice: Anja Stadlober )
  • Nicole Richie (English voice: Magdalena Turba )

The Simple Life ( German: The Simple Life ) is a produced by the U.S. television network FOX successful reality show in which the heiress of the Hilton Fortune Paris Hilton and her friend Nicole Richie, the adopted daughter of singer Lionel Richie, which in different everyday situations Meet the simple life and have to do without the usual luxury.


The first season of nine episodes of the series was broadcast in December 2003 in the United States for the first time. Following the success of a second season was produced with ten episodes, which had in the U.S. with the subtitle Road Trip premiere in June 2004. In February 2005, the U.S. launched the third season, subtitled Interns ( German: interns ) this time and carries a total of 15 episodes has. In June 2006, the U.S. was seen with the subtitle 'Til Death Do Us Part the fourth season. This season was from E! produced and sent because FOX had no interest in continuing the series.

In Germany the first three seasons of the series were shown on private TV station ProSieben. What changed in America The Simple Life at the beginning of the fourth season of the television. VIVA took over on 10 January 2007, the former ProSieben broadcast. The fifth and final season was always broadcasted by VIVA since March 4, 2008 Tuesday at 21:00 clock.

For The Simple Life: 'Til Death Do Us Part and The Simple Life Goes to Camp, a voice-over dubbing in Germany was chosen in which one can hear the original though, but the sure Spoken is dominant. The previous seasons were provided with a normal synchronization.

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The Simple Life - Country Life in Arkansas

The first season of The Simple Life was filmed in 2003 and was in Germany the press titles, country life in Arkansas. Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie had 30 days without money and luxury get along and spent time on the farm of Leding family. The Ledings had arranged a job after another for the girls, but the two were fired everywhere. In America, over 13 million viewers watched the first episode of the show.

The Simple Life 2 - Road Trip

2004 was given due to the success of the first season, a second in order. Paris and Nicole have to travel with a car and a trailer of Miami in Florida to Beverly Hills in California here. They also have here no money, no credit cards and have to beat through life. Again and again, begging is commonplace here. Visit different families, where they often remain for one or two nights. During the day, then work back to where they, however, often do not stick it out long. Top odds brought the pilot episode here again, as Paris falls from his horse there. This accident has yet to be announced during the filming in the media.

The Simple Life 3 - The Interns

After rising rates of the second season, a third under the title The Simple Life 3 in 2005: Interns rotated. This season, Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie try to exist as interns in various professions. You live in the time of the internship with different families and always travel with a bus.

The Simple Life 4 - The housewives

In the fourth season with the original title The Simple Life 4: Till Death Do Us Part Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie appeared as competitors against each other - without ever meeting each other. They thereby replacing the role of a wife and mother and had to cope with their tasks in everyday life. The family decided who had mastered his job better. Hilton and Richie met during the filming only in the last episode ( during the filming they were at an argument ).

The Simple Life 5 - Goes to Camp

August 9, 2006 it was announced that Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie had reconciled and decided to turn a fifth season of The Simple Life together. In an interview with the "Australian Cosmopolitan Magazine " in January 2007, Hilton confirmed that filming for the fifth season for the March, 2007 Malibu ( California). The season started on 28 May 2007 in the USA on the TV channel E! Entertainment. After declining ratings, the episode sealed on 5 August 2007, the end of the broadcast.

Hilton and Richie had in this series work in some fictitious camps, including a camp for obese and a wellness camp. The squadron ran into strong criticism, because many scenes gave the impression of an identified production.