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Err.... we've noticed something a little creepy about the latest trailer for The Bachelor.

Channel Ten has slowly been sharing with us tiny tastes of what a Honey Badger Bachelor is going to look like.

The latest promo is the most we’ve of Nick Cummins in his new love-seeking role. In it, the former rugby union player has a conversation about being nervous with host Osher Gunsberg before walking out onto a field where he’s soon chased by a horde of screaming girls in red.

Our first thoughts were: “wow, they’re really running out of promo ideas for this show”, followed by: “that gratuitous shirtless shot was far too zoomed out for our liking”.

And then a disturbing thought entered our heads as we realised the scenes of this TV teaser are all too familiar.

We mean, how did the producers not realise this promo is creepily reminiscent of The Handmaid’s Tale?

You know, the opening episode of season two, where the handmaids – dressed in red – are forced to sprint down a long corridor into a stadium. Or the final scene way back in episode one of the first season when the handmaid’s bash a terrified man to death.

It’s totally the same, right?

Or maybe it’s just that our obsession with The Handmaid’s Tale has coloured everything we see now to appear like a scene from Gilead.

Then again, we’ve pointed out before the similarities between the two shows – like that the producers are definitely the Eyes, and that the women can only leave the house with permission.

Are we about to see even more parallels between the two shows?

Apparently we won’t have to wait long to find out.

What do you think? Have we been watching too much of this dystopian drama?

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