Humor Web Humor Let's Keep It Real with These Funny HGTV Memes Are the people on these home improvement shows for real? Share PINTEREST Email Print Humor Memes Funny Videos Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated July 03, 2019 01 of 20 Live from an Alternate Reality, It's HGTV! Home and Garden Television (HGTV) is a network that specializes in home improvement shows like "House Hunters," "Love It Or List It," "Fixer Upper," and others of that ilk. Anyone who has ever tuned into the channel can tell you that, first off, watching this stuff is incredibly addictive. You put on one little show and before you know it, you find yourself glued to the TV hours later, completely riveted by a brawny contractor busting down walls with a sledgehammer. These shows tend to be just a trifle unrealistic. Whether it's a young married couple who inexplicably has a two million dollar budget to buy their own private island, or an interior designer who miraculously makes costly and time-consuming home renovations in what seems like a week and a half, it's hard to relate to most of HGTV's offerings. Before you start to think that you can start flipping houses overnight after spending a day watching Chip and Joanna Gaines doing it, let's keep it real with some of the funniest web memes about how shockingly addictive and unrealistic HGTV really is! 02 of 20 How Much Do Potato-Hangers Earn? This truly is every house hunting couple EVER! Don't you always find yourself wondering how they can afford such palatial digs when we're scraping up rent money and/or still living with our parents? According to House Hunters, we are way behind the curve when it comes to home ownership. The struggle is real, folks... just not for everybody. 03 of 20 This Marble Is Too Marble-y. Bish, please. Just because you don't like the recently-updated top-of-the-line kitchen in the house you're touring, let's not think it isn't fabulous. Spend some time living in a place with busted linoleum and formica countertops and then we'll talk. 04 of 20 Anna Kendrick for the Win Actress Anna Kendrick always cuts through the BS on her Twitter feed, and this quote is no exception. There's nothing like searching for a new home to put those relationship flaws on full display. 05 of 20 Just One More Episode.... Your inner Evil Kermit knows how hard it can be to tear yourself away from one of HGTV's infamous marathons. 06 of 20 House Made of Squirrels And Property Brother Jonathan is actually made of 100 squirrels standing on each other's shoulders and wearing a trench coat. It's true, don't question it! 07 of 20 Not That It Matters, but We've All Wondered Maybe they're both, but I don't think so. They're just a couple of nice-lookin' fellas from Canada, eh? 08 of 20 House Hunters, College-Version 10/10 would watch. "This week on College House Hunters, Matt and Billy are searching for a home that's close to campus and doesn't smell like a spilled keg full of bong water. It's a tough challenge, but we're up for it!" 09 of 20 Paint Isn't Permanent Always drives me nuts when people comment on the paint. You know you can change that, right? It's actually like, really cheap to change paint, but by all means totally cross the house off your list because somebody painted a room Pepto pink. 10 of 20 Welcome to the Time Suck Pull up a chair and get comfortable. You're going to be here a while. 11 of 20 The Most Interesting Man Has No Patience for You It's not always easy watching a bunch of entitled rich people quibble over how their poor kids, little Sammy and Billy Joe, will have to (*gasp*) share a bathroom. 12 of 20 Sweet Brown Likes What She Sees As annoying as some may find them, it's an irrefutable fact that the Property Brothers are rather easy on the eyes. 13 of 20 Oh, You Want to Change Everything in Your Home? Should take about two weeks. No sweat! 14 of 20 Grumpy Cat Is Not A Fan Can't argue with that logic. 15 of 20 Do It Yourself? But Why? Home improvements are definitely not easy. Best leave them to the professionals. If you need me, I'll be over here NOT accidentally killing myself with power tools. 16 of 20 House Hunters Bingo It's really a wonder that any of them find a house at all. 17 of 20 Um, What? "I'm really looking for a quiet, private place with zero neighbors. Oh, and it has to be located city-center." 18 of 20 Exactly! Another case where expectations rarely reflect reality! 19 of 20 I'll Take "Dated" Any Day "Hmm, this swimming pool is only 85 degrees? And the hot tub is 4 whole steps away? Forget it. This place is a real dump!" 20 of 20 Not So Compatible Now, Are We? Good luck with that one, real estate agents. Oh well, in spite of how ridiculous HGTV may be, you know we'll be watching anyway. For hours and hours on end. Forever.