Set in the Caribbean islands, COUPLED follows 12 single, smart and young professional women looking for love, who will meet face-to-face with eligible single men.
Instantly, the women decide if they feel a spark of chemistry and want to spend more time with that guy, or if they don’t feel a connection and want to wait for the next one.
The real soap opera unfolds as new couples are formed and have to discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last.
Imrprov or Improvisational Comedy is the art of acting out scenes, playing characters, or delivering dialogue on the spot. Improv games can be performed on stage as part of theater performances, played with students in classroom settings, or parties for various reasons including ice breaking fun, or helping with children’s confidence levels.
Jenner and Parsons realised that despite this urgent desire for coupledom, people were often mismatched in eligibility (and many newspaper lonely hearts ads at the time were fakes).
So the art of matching one person to another emerged.
The less cryptic version would be "If you are not sincere, then don't waste my time." The English equivalent would be something like "Serious inquiries only." Here are the rules of the show as I understand them: Anyway, my wife enjoys watching the show.
Unfortunately for me, I'm not in Australia, so in order to understand the show, I have to ask my wife to translate what's going on.
The men might have been in some form of overseas service and were starved of female company.
The women were often desperate not to be left on the shelf, or to escape from domineering families, who also wanted their daughters off their hands.
Bonus chatter: One should be careful not to assume that what happens on television dating shows is how dating actually works in the country of origin.
After all, you wouldn't want people to base their knowledge of dating in the United States on what happens on The Bachelor or Studs.
Strict rules for men, women The show is playful (listen for the strains of the “Dating Game” theme song) but not frivolous, said Jody Sheff, executive producer for Thirteen/WNET New York.