Past reality dating shows
As Make or Break kicked off on Channel 5 on Monday night viewers were treated to bikinis, six packs and plenty of drama in the show set in Mexico.
Eight couples on the verge of breaking up forever, were put on a paradise island ready to test their relationships to the extreme by making sure they really are dating 'the one'.
If you’re familiar with any of the reality dating shows that are being parodied here, like , then the seamless job copying these programs should be abundantly clear.
For over a decade now, we've replaced rom-coms with rom-competitions.
This allowed a new wave of reality dating shows like to gain a foothold, with a new boldness and belief that the status quo was becoming slightly stale.
While often provocative, the feeling was of pushing boundaries, and this is to be celebrated.
tape, the episode does a wonderful job transporting you back to the ‘90s.
Bad video tracking, fuzzy picture quality, and a consistent low-res VHS filter over the entire episode is an appreciated touch that goes far.