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November 14, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST

NBC’S anti-”Bachelorette” reality show, ”Average Joe,” ended with disclaimers that some participants were paid and some had ”consulted with producers regarding their choices.” Even more suspiciously, a Web search discovered lovable nerd Dennis Luciani’s resume…as an actor! Could everything about this love-handle pageant be as artificial as tiny bachelor Marc’s comb-over?

NBC maintains nothing is rotten in the state of Dorkville: The unusual disclaimers simply refer to wincing woo-ee Melana Scantlin’s reimbursement for some living expenses, and ”frank discussions” she had with producers, who did not try to sway her.

As for Luciani, the community-theater mainstay lives an average-joe reality as an accountant. He maintains that he and the other guys weren’t paid, and that what you see is the real, teetotaling, fun-loving him. ”I always bring fun stuff,” says Luciani, 36. ”If not Hula Hoops, then a game of Twister. It’s in my nature to be the life of the party.” Not even Brando could fake such geekery.

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