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Three men and three women move into a house, but they can only meet their housemates of the opposite sex in a dark room.

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There are palm trees, purple drapes, red roses, red roses, a California mansion integrating some elements of the Spanish Colonial Revival style with some from the Northwest Valley porn-set post-Bauhaus thing …

The "sparkling cider" was an 8.4 ounce bottle of carbonated apple juice.

Even the episode's ending is somewhat anti-climactic (paging rejected guy: Give me a call; that gal was crazy).

That said, the show is best seen as an excellent infomercial for a new dating service.

The gig offers opportunities to engage with every popular fantasy and mass delusion that this amazing country has to offer, to deduct the cable bill at tax time, and to get on the mailing list of Fox publicity.

The chintziness of a typical Fox promo package—the -branded cooking timer may ring, or rather fail to ring, a bell for my colleagues—is intentional; no journalist receiving one of these "gifts" risks violating the strictest ethics policy.At the end of each episode contestants get a chance to see each other in the light of day, and decide whether or not to pursue their relationship.This new twist on the ever-popular matchmaking format takes the notion of "blind date" to its literal extreme as Aussie guys and girls have various liaisons in pitch-black conditions over several days. And if so, will they still want to pursue a relationship when they each know what the other looks like?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).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.Hosted by celebrity model and 2008's Miss Universe Australia, Laura Dundovic, Dating In The Dark combines cheeky voyeurism with irresistible insights into how human relationships really work.

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