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Trading Spaces 

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Two teams, two days, $1000. This show pits neighbor against neighbor in a race to redecorate a room in each-other's homes. Can a friendship survive this weekend?




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Series cast summary:
Paige Davis ...  Self - Host / ... 93 episodes, 2001-2019
Hildi Santo Tomas ...  Self - Designer / ... 45 episodes, 2000-2019
Frank Bielec Frank Bielec ...  Self - Designer / ... 43 episodes, 2000-2019
Faber Dewar ...  Self - Carpenter / ... 40 episodes, 2000-2008
Alex McLeod ...  Self - Host 40 episodes, 2000-2001
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Two teams, two days, $1000. Each with the help of a professional designer and carpenter, this show pits neighbor against neighbor in a race to redecorate a room in each-other's homes. Can a friendship survive this weekend? Written by Anonymous

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Did You Know?


The second host, Paige Davis, was let go at the end of 2004 so the show could go to an essentially "hostless" format, where the designers would present the redecorating. This was done as a cost cutting effort when ratings began to decline. This format continued for three years (2005, 2006, and 2007), but ratings suffered as a result. In 2008, Davis was brought back as host, and the use of neighbors was changed to family members, to try to recapture audiences who had abandoned the show. See more »


Homeowner: How do you like the paint job?
Designer: Horrible! Wrong colors! Good times!
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Spin-off Trading Spaces: Family (2003) See more »

User Reviews

Watch it if you have time to waste.
23 August 2003 | by shawnamabreySee all my reviews

This show is pretty mediocre. Actually, what makes it worth watching are its poorer points, because they make the show funny. First of all, I can't think of a more annoying host than Page Davis. She is just so totally phoney and slappable. Then we have a team of about 8 designers who apparently come on the show in some sort of rotation (or they keep getting fired) and just about all of them are incredibly uptight and socially inept. It is truly funny watching guests react to the obnoxious enthusiasm of the "cast" from this show.

I particularly enjoy it when one of the designers intentionally go way over the top with a room as a form of revenge at whomever's p**sed them off at the time (I recall one episode where one of the gay,leather-wearing designers has a tiff with the guests and they end up decorating pistacio green, orange, and brown).

Then of course, my favorite is watching people open their eyes to their newwly redecorated room and pretending to be flattered at what is obviously an utterly horrible job. The wide eyes and repeated useage of the word "cool", all the while repeatedly glancing over at their teammate to see if they're equally horrified is just a riot. Page does a great job of playing up the tension by over acting and dramatizing just how wonderful and tra la la la fun it has all been!

What makes this show annoying is how they once in a while have a cool new idea, but fail to adequately explain how to reproduce the idea for yourself.

Summary: Pretty much a waste of time if you have the time to waste.

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13 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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