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When his pro football career came to a halt, Than Merrill found a new passion and proficiency for fixing and flipping houses that paved the way for a stint on a real estate reality show. Merrill and his team of real estate flippers auditioned for "Flip This House" in 2006 -- the show made its debut in 2005 -- and have since participated in several seasons of filming. On the air The show is an hour-long "docu-soap" that features teams of real estate investors in various areas across the nation. Camera crews trail the flippers during the process of purchasing properties, restoring them within a set amount of time, and then "flipping" or reselling them. The show features teams from four cities-- New Haven, Conn.; Los Angeles, Calif.; San Antonio, Tex...