World series of dating review

, as viewers will try to sense who the daters have the best chemistry with and then attempt to predict which of the five singles will get a second date. Episode 1 introduces us to Luke, a handsome yet ultimately rather unspecial Manhattan man (which is especially typical of the dating scene here) who is set up with a variety of women that have more interesting things to say and the personalities to prove it.

Sure, it’s fun to see which one of those ladies pursues a kiss or a dance on the street at the end of the night, but there’s a reason is always taking its singles traveling around the world or on adventurous dates. We’ve all been known to listen in on the couple next to you on their first date as you wait for your friend to arrive at the bar, but you wouldn’t want to sit through more than five minutes of that in real life, let alone on TV.

In one scene, a character refers to the only "rule" of Westworld being that you cannot die.

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And as far as dating reality shows go, none look as hip and chic and sleek as this one, which smoothly cuts between the five dates at gorgeous NYC hot spots.

Topped with a modern, poppy soundtrack, it’s clear the sophisticated also does a great job of highlighting the many, many walks of life present in NYC by not just following young or heterosexual daters.

Episode 3 focuses on gay men on dates, featuring the most honest and open conversations yet, and while swapping coming out stories is a nice touch, one man even dares to read out loud the lyrics to a song he’s written, proving you truly never know where a date might go.

Your enjoyment of this series is wholly dependent on how much pleasure you get from listening to people sit through small talk, and how tolerable you are of the worst question ever asked, “So why are you single?

is a new Netflix original series that documents a single New Yorker going on five dates over the course of each half-hour episode.