Second day of reality TV: Two dog bites in the vagina
Yes, it only took until day two of the 12 Days of Reality TV to get to genitalia, but it’s not the normal kind we’re used to reality stars exposing for the whole world to see. Instead, it’s the stand-out moment from the short-lived but awesome 2005 Bravo series Showdog Moms and Dads, one of the best shows that year.
All you really need, though, are these words: “He bite me in my vagina.” The broken English contributes to the humor, but it’s mostly the absurdity of the statement, and that the words were spoken by a nameless, non-cast member, just a random woman with a vicious little dog. We see the aftermath of the dog biting a man, and the dog’s owner gives increasingly desperate defenses of her evil little dog. “In my vagina two times, he bite me,” she says, going on to explain that he likes biting other genitalia, too. The icing on the cake is the dog’s name: Happy.
That the camera crew randomly captured this interaction is testament to reality television at its best: cameras filming real people in real situations, delivered to us for enduring entertainment. It’s definitely a gift.