Netflix has released a new dating show, and it’s perhaps the streaming giant’s most bizarre program yet.
The program is called Sexy Beasts which, frankly, should be any viewer’s first red flag.
Essentially, the premise of the show is that singles in elaborate masks and prosthetics go on dates with one another, and at the end, choose one person of the three they’ve been dating to unmask with.
In essence, it’s a furry dating show for people who aren’t furries.
A host of memes about the new program have appeared, though frankly, actual screenshots from the trailer are so bizarre that memes are almost redundant.
You can watch the full trailer here:
Predictably, the show’s trailer has gone viral on Twitter.
Hey guys excited to announce that I'll be featuring in Netflix's Sexy Beasts. Keep an eye out for me! pic.twitter.com/N7KTNU1A11
— Seán Ó Baoill (@SeanOhBoyle) June 23, 2021
Re: The new Netflix show Sexy Beasts, I think 60% of all new shows should just be an exec's horny fever dream
— amil (@amil) June 23, 2021
I guess I have to watch this furry dating show on Netflix. There is no way Im not 😭
— 🦋 (@simply_lay_) June 23, 2021
I truly would love to know the Netflix algorithm that led to Sexy Beasts getting greenlit. Like is there a huge subset of people who alternate binge watching "Love is Blind" and 80s body horror movies? pic.twitter.com/DjLQquW4RN
— Will Mavity (@mavericksmovies) June 23, 2021
While the concept is certainly unique, the format isn’t.
Netflix’s Love is Blind, which was released last February, featured a similar concept. Contestants met each other through pods over a series of weeks. Without seeing each other, a number of the couples became engaged and the show followed their progress from the pods to their wedding days.
Three of the couples: Lauren and Cameron, Amber and Barnett and Giannina and Damien, are still together.
The show will drop on Netflix on July 21st.
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