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First Dates

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Entertaining dating reality series has mature content.

TV NBC Reality TV 2017
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This series, based on a British reality show, reveals how singles from all walks of life navigate their way through the nervous, fun, and awkward moments of blind dates. Despite the cameras, most of the exchanges between the daters feel genuine. Some clumsily make their way through the experience, while others are comfortable with the process. All go into the experience with the hope that there's a spark between them.

There are some entertainingly uncomfortable moments thanks to individuals who are extremely ill at ease or so overly confident that they become a dating nightmare. However, these are offset by those who make a connection with each other, sometimes unexpectedly. Throughout it all, First Dates reminds us that looking for someone to connect with isn't always easy, but if you're willing to put yourself out there, it may lead to something positive.

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