Three years ago this week, fans said goodbye to The Hills as Kristin Cavallari and Brody Jenner decided to go their separate ways, leaving us wondering what we would do fill the void. Little did we know that Lauren Conrad and the gang would always be in our hearts and on television. The show turned out to be the epicenter of reality. Cast members and extras went on to star in their own shows and influence programming on all major networks. In fact, after extensive research, we have demonstrated here that almost all of our favorite reality shows can be traced back to The Hills. Everything from So You Think You Can Dance to Top Chef is connected the show. Check out our attempt to weave together the world of reality through six degrees of separation.