Angela’s husband, Vince, described how live cod were shipped to Asia from North America – but due to inactivity in their tanks, the cod had turned to mushy flesh by the time they reached their destination.
Once the Catfish crew are on the scene, an investigation into the mysterious online persona is carried out – Nev and Max will look into what they could be hiding, then arrange a first-time meeting for the two involved and document how both sides react to seeing each other in real life.
My eyes couldn’t penetrate the darkness and my ears failed to detect anything other than my quickened heartbeat.
From the way the hairs stood up on the back of my neck you would be forgiven for thinking I was trapped in a horror film.
"Which makes this more of a challenge for the menfolk than the women, though everyone is equally shallow (no one ever says, "It doesn't matter what he/she looks like, I like them anyway").
An initial dark group meeting is followed by a series of one-on-ones initiated by participants, and soon the six are three pairs. "Dark" is an interesting idea with a refreshing lack of bombast and fakery that propels so many reality shows: The participants are clean-cut, pleasantly attractive regular folks (though one has a Jude Law aura).
“Dating like this strips down the whole process to simple communication.
May lead to The Masquerade Will Kill Your Dating Life if the pairing is ultimately incompatible or too unstable. For double points, they had this relationship in the sequel series as well but in reverse; Silverbolt's spark was in one of their foes and Blackarachnia was determined to convert him as he had converted her.
The one-sided version of this may be a Villainous Crush.
But the lack of visual input means things turn nonphysically intimate quickly -- after just one or two visits, both men and women are trading sentimental keepsakes. But sadly, without the catfights, the gaming of the process or copious alcohol, what "Dark" proves is that real life is kinda dull.
Even the episode's ending is somewhat anti-climactic (paging rejected guy: Give me a call; that gal was crazy).
Dating In The Dark is a TV show which gives a whole new meaning to blind dating.