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1->''"Is this chicken, what I have, or is this fish? I know it's tuna, but it says, 'Chicken.....by the Sea'."''''Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica'' was a RealityTV {{docusoap}} running on Creator/{{MTV}} from 2003-05, starring pop singers Music/JessicaSimpson and Nick Lachey which chronicled their marriage in hybrid soap opera/sitcom style, and has sometimes been cited as a reason for their eventual divorce. Nick played the [[StraightMan normal guy]] to Jessica's [[TheDitz adorable airhead]]. HilarityEnsues.A huge hit for Jessica, though there's dispute as to how much of her stupidity was real; some think it's [[ObfuscatingStupidity all an act]], others think it's [[TruthInTelevision all too real]]. Looking at her movie choices since then suggests that it wasn't ''entirely'' an act.----!!''Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica'' provides examples of:* TheBrainlessBeauty[=/=]DumbBlonde: Guess.* CatchPhrase: "Baby!" No matter what her mood.* TheDitz: Jessica.* TheEveryman: Nick, though as the series progressed he became more of a DeadpanSnarker.* JumpingOutOfACake: Jessica does this at a party for Nick.* RealityTV* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: He's the sober StraightMan, she's the highly emotional GenkiGirl.* StarterMarriage: Simpson and Lachey's marriage became this after the series ended, when they divorced after only four years. They've both gone on to marry other people and have children.----

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