Americans are well familiar with the Jersey Shore revival Jersey Shore Family Vacation, but when it comes to the show's various international spinoffs, even die-hard fans may be in the dark. That's a real shame, because the franchise's British spinoff Geordie Shore (which takes its name from the regional nickname and dialect given to the people of the area where the show films) looks about as ridiculous as Jersey Shore at its best, and those who need convincing need look no further than this clip:
Geordie Shore's Sam Gowland rolled the dice and propositioned his girlfriend, Chloe Ferry, with anal sex in an effort to take things to "the next level," but the fortune teller's prophecy apparently wasn't in the cards after all. Ferry declined, allegedly thinking that her boyfriend was going to pop the question. To her credit, it wouldn't have been completely out of the question, given that the couple recently moved in together, and these types of shows in the Jersey Shore family tend to like showing things like romantic proposals on camera. Of course, she shouldn't have been that surprised, as reality television in general likes to show weird and embarrassing moments far more than heartwarming ones.
Geordie Shore's Sam Gowland and Chloe Ferry apparently aren't that concerned with the world knowing about their sex life, or other things most people tend to do in private. Ferry even went so far in an interview to state she'd be willing to have her baby on television, although one may imagine that's a given, since she was cool with that picnic proposition airing. It's certainly a notch above something one would hear the Jersey Shore cast go on about, so more power to them for pushing the envelope of British television!
Geordie Shore, which is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, is similar to Jersey Shore in that it's a spinoff of the original series, but the show is definitely different. For example, Geordie Shore made its debut in 2011 and is currently on Season 17 with over 30 cast members having been on the show. That's far more seasons and people than Jersey Shore, who kept their cast number at nine total with the birth of Jersey Shore Family Vacation. That may have been different had Jersey Shore removed any of its cast for "partying too hard" like Geordie Shore has, although that tweet above could be evidence enough that folks may just party a bit harder when filming reality television across the pond.
Americans can check out more clips of Geordie Shore on YouTube, or continue to enjoy Jersey Shore Family Vacation on MTV Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. ET. Those looking for anything beyond that will likely find just what they need by visiting and bookmarking our summer premiere guide. For more on what's happening on Jersey Shore Family Vacation, be sure to catch up on the latest Ronnie drama and that bombshell he dropped in a recent episode.