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The series premiered three days later, on May 21, 1992.They've previously been unlucky in love, but now using professional matchmakers and psychologists, as well as the their family, friends and exes, the contestants will be put through interviews, questionnaires and compatability tests to help them find true love.As they get to know their housemates and budding relationships form, the hopefuls will learn that if the data doesn't match what their heart feels, they will have to start over in their quest for love.The narration given over the opening title sequence used during the first 28 seasons by the seven housemates states some variation of the following: This is the true story... picked to live in a house...(work together) and have their lives taped... Tracy Grandstaff, one of the original seven picked for what has come to be known as "Season 0", went on to minor fame as the voice of the animated Beavis and Butt-Head character Daria Morgendorffer, who eventually got her own spinoff, Daria.Dutch TV producer Erik Latour claims that the ideas for The Real World were directly derived from his television show Nummer 28, which aired in 1991 on Dutch television.