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* ButIPlayOneOnTV: Not even playing one. Xzibit simply presented a show about cars being modified, and he describes even "middle aged soccer moms" coming up to him asking him to modify their husband's car.
--> "You saw me at the beginning and you saw me at the end. I wasn't there in the middle, I didn't do s*** to those cars!"


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* OldShame: Xzibit only did the show "so MTV would play my videos" and grew fed up with being considered TheFace of it and having people harass him for changes they didn't like done to the cars - pointing out he was just the presenter and had no say in any of the modifications.


* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: People watching this show nowadays, years after it ended, often have to pinch themselves to realize that, yes, the cars featured were once the pinnacle of coolness.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: People watching this Reality shows are already immediate by nature, so it's inevitable that a reality show nowadays, years after it ended, often have to pinch themselves to realize that, yes, the all about showing off trendy, state-of-the-art cars featured were once the pinnacle of coolness.and technology would make it a time capsule.

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* MemeAcknowledgment: Mixed in with feigned CreatorBacklash, Xzibit responded to all the "Yo Dawg" memes by posting an angry selfie of himself on his Twitter about how he shaved off his hair to dissociate himself so he'll never have to deal with the meme ever again. Again, feigned.

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* UnderminedByReality: An article in ''TV Guide'' once followed up on some of the show's more memorable cases. They found that quite a few of the kids were encountering serious financial problems thanks to it. The kids, who are often driving these old, beat-up cars because they're broke and that's all they can afford, found that their insurance rate went through the roof after Xzibit and Co. got a hold of them. Possibly adding to it, all of the extra things they added into the car had to have ruined their gas mileage as well.


* DuelingShows: With TLC's ''{{Series/Overhaulin}}'''.

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* DuelingShows: With TLC's ''{{Series/Overhaulin}}'''.''{{Series/Overhaulin}}'''.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: People watching this show nowadays, years after it ended, often have to pinch themselves to realize that, yes, the cars featured were once the pinnacle of coolness.


* DuelingShows: With TLC's ''Overhaulin'''.

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* DuelingShows: With TLC's ''Overhaulin'''.''{{Series/Overhaulin}}'''.

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* DuelingShows: With TLC's ''Overhaulin'''.

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