“I’m not sure how much more awkward this show can get after the first season,” I laughed as I sat down to watch the newest season of Channel 7’s real-life dating show, First Dates.
Turns out I was wrong, okay? I’m happy and willing to admit that much.
The show is back with a whole bunch of new daters ready to find love… in a fake restaurant surrounded by “discreet” cameras hidden in bushes and pot plants and stuff.
Before we go on, I need to write a very, VERY important disclaimer: there's a whole heap of awkwardness ahead.
You may or may not die a little inside. Just take note.
Okay, let's do this.
First up, we meet single mum Lisa. She seems normal enough.
She's a "hot single mum" and all she wants is a guy with a decent-sized penis, okay?
She specifically says "no little cocktail frankfurters, thanks very much" which, quite frankly (LOL) is something I've always wanted to type.
Rosie Waterland and Laura Brodnik discuss the very best parts of First Dates The Binge:
She's been matched with Ryan, an ex-army guy who says he's the "real life" James Bond.
Err, Ryan, I don't want to alarm you, but I don't think James Bond was in the army (*frantically Googles to make sure that's true*).
To prove it, he's posing like THIS: