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Yet while there are certain issues particular to online dating — how accurate is that picture profile, anyway?
— the idea that this offers any kind of sociological insight (the show promises “an inside look at the male psyche”) quickly gives way to the customary tricks of the trade.
Although he once shared a couch with Jimmy Kimmel on “The Man Show,” Carolla now winds up in lower-rent districts like this, or serving as one of Fox News Channel’s house clowns.
Here, he puts his experience working in construction to use, teaming with contractor Skip Bedell and his wife, private investigator Alison Bedell, to confront “shady, evasive contractors,” as Spike describes them, trying to coerce or shame them into helping fix the messes they created.
Moreover, by jettisoning the participants after each hour, “Dating Rituals” doesn’t provide any sort of progression, but merely a series of snapshots — essentially, 50 first dates (if the show lives that long).It’s too bad, since “Catfish” (first the documentary, then the MTV show) has exposed some of the intricacies and dangers of this world where romance is mediated through a Web connection.