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* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Ty Pennington literally has it, [[RealitySubtext which may explain]] the overwhelming enthusiasm he shows for everything.

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* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Ty Pennington literally has it, [[RealitySubtext which may explain]] explain the overwhelming enthusiasm he shows for everything.



* OhCrap: After making some progress on the Burns family build, the design team realized Ben would have to travel quite a long distance to get from his room to that of his parents, not the best thing for someone with osteogenesis imperfecta [[note]] Also known as Brittle Bone Disease [[/note]]. To compensate for this lack of foresight, they decided to incorporate construction of a hatch which would make things easier on Ben by giving him immediate access to the living room.

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* OhCrap: After making some progress on the Burns family build, the design team realized Ben would have to travel quite a long distance to get from his room to that of his parents, not the best thing for someone with osteogenesis imperfecta [[note]] Also known as Brittle Bone Disease [[/note]].(a.k.a. brittle bone disease). To compensate for this lack of foresight, they decided to incorporate construction of a hatch which would make things easier on Ben by giving him immediate access to the living room.



* RaceAgainstTheClock: The team has 7 days to construct a new house. Typically the house itself was constructed in 4-4 1/2 days, with one build in Michigan [[note]] The Vardon house [[/note]] completed in 56 hours, 54 minutes. There was one build in Washington state which could not be completed in time due to an issue involving mold contamination in the old house.

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: The team has 7 days to construct a new house. Typically the house itself was constructed in 4-4 1/2 days, with one build in Michigan [[note]] The (the Vardon house [[/note]] house) completed in 56 hours, 54 minutes. There was one build in Washington state which could not be completed in time due to an issue involving mold contamination in the old house.


* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included three United States Marines, three Army soldiers, their families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.

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* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included three United States Marines, three fout Army soldiers, their families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.


In 2019, HGTV announced that they would be reviving the show, along with acquiring reruns of 100 of the original episodes.

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In 2019, HGTV announced that they would be reviving the show, along with acquiring reruns of 100 of the original episodes.
episodes. The new episodes are scheduled to air in 2020.


During its nine-season run, the show completed a total of 203 single family homes, as well as two schools, a Wilmington, Delaware duplex, and a Colorado duplex for homeless families. They keep a time limit, but there seems to be no expense spared. (There are willing donors.)

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During its original nine-season run, the show completed a total of 203 single family homes, as well as two schools, a Wilmington, Delaware duplex, and a Colorado duplex for homeless families. They keep a time limit, but there seems to be no expense spared. (There are willing donors.)
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In 2019, HGTV announced that they would be reviving the show, along with acquiring reruns of 100 of the original episodes.


* RaceAgainstTheClock: The team has 7 days to construct a new house. Typically the house itself was constructed in 4-4 1/2 days, with one build in Michigan completed in 56 hours, 54 minutes. There was one build in Washington state which could not be completed in time due to an issue involving mold contamination in the old house.

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: The team has 7 days to construct a new house. Typically the house itself was constructed in 4-4 1/2 days, with one build in Michigan [[note]] The Vardon house [[/note]] completed in 56 hours, 54 minutes. There was one build in Washington state which could not be completed in time due to an issue involving mold contamination in the old house.


* RuleOfPool: The design team may install a pool if there is a therapeutic reason to do so.

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* RuleOfPool: The design team may install a pool for a family who's never had one if there is a therapeutic reason to do so.


* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two United States Marines, three Army soldiers, their families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.

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* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two three United States Marines, three Army soldiers, their families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.


* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two United States Marines, an Army soldier, their families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.

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* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two United States Marines, an three Army soldier, soldiers, their families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.


* EnforcedPlug: For Sears, Disney, and, apparently in the newer seasons, other Mouse shows and acts.

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* EnforcedPlug: For Sears, Disney, and, apparently in the newer later seasons, other Mouse shows and acts.



* ProductPlacement: Lots of it. Mostly for Sears, one of the show's largest sponsors.

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* ProductPlacement: Lots of it. Mostly it, mostly for Sears, which was one of the show's largest sponsors.


During its nine-season run, the show completed a total of 204 single family homes, as well as two schools and a Colorado duplex for homeless families. They keep a time limit, but there seems to be no expense spared. (There are willing donors.)

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During its nine-season run, the show completed a total of 204 203 single family homes, as well as two schools schools, a Wilmington, Delaware duplex, and a Colorado duplex for homeless families. They keep a time limit, but there seems to be no expense spared. (There are willing donors.)



* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two United States Marines, an Army soldier, and their families.

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* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two United States Marines, an Army soldier, and their families.families, and a family with ties to the United States Army, Navy, and Marines.


* BadassInDistress: Recipients of home builds included two United States Marines, an Army soldier, and their families.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Season one, when they were still finding their niche, is a bit different from the later seasons.The first total demolition didn't happen until episode fourteen, and early episodes emphasized the struggle of building a house in a week's time, while later seasons don't mention that as a problem, seeing as how they'd built up enough good karma to have hundreds of volunteers to help them every time.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Season one, when they were the show was still finding their its niche, is a bit different from the later seasons.latter seasons. The first total demolition didn't happen until episode fourteen, and early episodes emphasized the struggle of building a house in a week's time, while later seasons don't mention that as a problem, seeing as how they'd built up enough good karma to have hundreds of volunteers to help them every time.time. Also, the first build outside California didn't take place until during the second season.


The story behind this one: ABC had a series called ''Extreme Makeover'' which was about improving people's looks through plastic surgery. Someone decided to make a spinoff -- technically, what this show is ''supposed'' to be doing is like plastic surgery, only to houses. As it happens, while majorly rebuilding a person is [[{{Squick}} a little uneasy]] even among the mainstream, majorly rebuilding a ''house'' for deserving people is definitely feel-good programming, besides offering ample opportunities for ProductPlacement -- and the show always tries to make sure that those who are having their houses rebuilt appear deserving. Thus, while the original ''Extreme Makeover'' only lasted two seasons, this ran for nine. In December 2011, however, it was announced that the show would end in January 2012 after nine successful seasons. The series has been resurrected for special episodes, including a ChristmasSpecial in December 2012.

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The story behind this one: ABC had a series called ''Extreme Makeover'' which was about improving people's looks through plastic surgery. Someone decided to make a spinoff -- technically, what this show is ''supposed'' to be doing is like plastic surgery, only to houses. As it happens, while majorly rebuilding a person is [[{{Squick}} a little uneasy]] even among the mainstream, mainstream [[note]](that show, along with fellow plastic-surgery-happy reality show ''The Swan'' on Creator/{{FOX}}, attracted considerable controversy for promoting [[HollywoodBeautyStandards unrealistic body image goals]] and normalizing [[UnnecessaryMakeover plastic surgery]] as a way to solve personal problems)[[/note]], majorly rebuilding a ''house'' for deserving people is definitely feel-good programming, besides offering ample opportunities for ProductPlacement -- and the show always tries to make sure that those who are having their houses rebuilt appear deserving. Thus, while the original ''Extreme Makeover'' only lasted two four seasons, this ran for nine. In December 2011, however, it was announced that the show would end in January 2012 after nine successful seasons. The series has been resurrected for special episodes, including a ChristmasSpecial in December 2012.


* HeroicSacrifice: Amy Hawkins, whose family received a house in season 4, shielded her children during a tornado, saving their lives. However, she suffered punctures in both lungs and broke her back, become a paraplegic in the process.

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* HeroicSacrifice: Amy Hawkins, whose family received a house in season 4, shielded her children during a tornado, saving their lives. However, she suffered punctures in both lungs and broke her back, become becoming a paraplegic in the process.


** "Goooooooood morning, [name] family!"

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** "Goooooooood morning, [name] family!"family!" [Family members] Wake up and come on out!



* GondorCallsForAid: Most of the volunteers for the builds are the neighbors of the families receiving houses. The application for the show asks how candidate families get along with their neighbors, presumably to ensure that their will be volunteers to speak of.

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* GondorCallsForAid: Most of the volunteers for the builds are the neighbors of the families receiving houses. The application for the show asks how candidate what kind of relationship applicant families get along have with their neighbors, presumably to ensure that their will be volunteers to speak of.

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* OhCrap: After making some progress on the Burns family build, the design team realized Ben would have to travel quite a long distance to get from his room to that of his parents, not the best thing for someone with osteogenesis imperfecta [[note]] Also known as Brittle Bone Disease [[/note]]. To compensate for this lack of foresight, they decided to incorporate construction of a hatch which would make things easier on Ben by giving him immediate access to the living room.

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