7.4
64 votes
First Dates

First Dates

Channel 4 2013

Interactive dating experiment in which real dates are filmed, and then viewers get the chance to apply to date the unsuccessful participants the following week.

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!

The 10 Best Episodes of First Dates

First Dates - S4E16

#1 - Episode 16 - The Proposal (Season 4 - Episode 16)

Three daters return to the restaurant hoping to pull a cracker in time for Christmas, while some couples who had more luck first time round return too. And one of them gets down on one knee...

The episode was rated 8.21 from 33 votes.

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First Dates - S11E8

#2 - Episode 8 (Season 11 - Episode 8)

Helicopter pilot Paul, who's also a cross-dresser, embarks on his first ever date dressed in women's clothing. Sexy geeks Hannah and Dan bond over everything from video games to school insecurities

The episode was rated 8.06 from 16 votes.

First Dates - S15E5

#3 - Episode 5 - Together Forever (Season 15 - Episode 5)

This trip down memory lane serves up some classic dates where sparks flew and love blossomed, from two tweed lovers, to an eager octogenarian, and an accountant determined to make numbers sexy.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

First Dates - S10E5

#4 - Episode 5 (Season 10 - Episode 5)

Will student James's unconventional party trick impress Emilie? And pop singer Ben, who was a smash hit in the 1980s, meets Sarah, who used to have his poster above her bed.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 27 votes.

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First Dates - S17E3

#5 - Episode 3 (Season 17 - Episode 3)

Those taking part include 23-year-old Rory, who meets 24-year-old Ella, along with 54-year-old self-confessed man-eater Caroline, who has been on 50 dates in the past two years. Tattoo enthusiast Adam returns to First Dates hoping to romance 30-year-old single mum Laura, who is yet to meet a man who accepts she has a child. Urologist Abi may know all about the male anatomy, but realises her job can scare off some men.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 13 votes.

First Dates - S17E5

#6 - Episode 5 (Season 17 - Episode 5)

A sexual health advisor with two soon-to-be-married daughters goes looking for love, and a part-time singer enjoys an evening with a professional magician. Other visitors to the restaurant include an accountant contemplating parenthood, a car enthusiast who has been single for seven years, and a call-center worker who has yet to fall in love.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 11 votes.

First Dates - S4E15

#7 - Episode 15 (Season 4 - Episode 15)

Can executive PA Victoria mend sales manager Scott's broken heart, following the break-up of his eight-year relationship? And when stunning Sasha is stood up, waiter Sam comes to the rescue.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 35 votes.

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First Dates - S4E6

#8 - Episode 6 - Celebrity Special for SU2C (Season 4 - Episode 6)

SU2C 2015 In this special episode for Stand Up To Cancer, some of the daters discover that they've been matched with celebrity singletons, from Jamie Laing to Jorgie Porter, Anthea Turner and Alexandra Burke.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 50 votes.

First Dates - S4E8

#9 - Episode 8 (Season 4 - Episode 8)

Model Georgia hits it off with hunky banker Alex. But he's meant to be on a date with Heather. And Hugo returns; can trainee opera singer Olympia hit enough high notes to win him over?

The episode was rated 7.93 from 43 votes.

First Dates - S4E7

#10 - Episode 7 (Season 4 - Episode 7)

Some like it hot, but is Marilyn Monroe lookalike Elle too hot for fireman Marc to handle? Self-confessed 'player' Geo returns for another shot at love, and he's upping his game.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 45 votes.

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First Dates - S14E3
#11 - Episode 3
7.91
Season 14 - Episode 3

Anthony is 31 and has a wild past. He meets Lawrence, who's never been in love and feels his 'dating river has run dry'. Bev meets Howard, a former bank manager with a famous face.

The episode was rated from 11 votes.
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First Dates - S10E4
#12 - Episode 4
7.88
Season 10 - Episode 4

Dental nurse Jade hopes to get her teeth into a tall alpha male. She meets strapping, handsome tree surgeon Tom. Female sumo wrestler Sharran meets ex-bingo-caller David, who's been unlucky in love.

The episode was rated from 24 votes.
First Dates - S11E6
#13 - Episode 6
7.83
Season 11 - Episode 6

Chrissie and Jonny have one of First Dates' most sexually charged dates ever. Meanwhile, Rodney, who's 45 and has never had a girlfriend, meets Mandy, but they don't have flirting down to a fine art.

The episode was rated from 24 votes.
First Dates - S17E2
#14 - Episode 2
7.82
Season 17 - Episode 2

Craig isn't looking for a husband, or kids, just a man he can believe in and own a dog with. Could Luke and his 'boyfriend bum' be the one? And Disney fan Holly seeks her happily ever after.

The episode was rated from 11 votes.
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First Dates - S8E9
#15 - Episode 9
7.77
Season 8 - Episode 9

Trainee astronaut Nicky hopes her date, motoring journalist Daniel, can take her to the stars. And road sweeper Bruce, 58, hopes he can find a lady who'll love him for who he is.

The episode was rated from 53 votes.
First Dates - S9E4
#16 - Episode 4
7.76
Season 9 - Episode 4

Alasdair and Lee bond over their love of the pop parade. Stu lost his sight 13 years ago; he hopes to meet a feisty redhead. Wrestler Lewis returns to the restaurant, for a date with barista Lauren.

The episode was rated from 49 votes.
First Dates - S7E6
#17 - Episode 6
7.75
Season 7 - Episode 6

Can meat-loving teacher Marie control her sledgehammer wit when she finds out that her date, Davin, is a vegan? Sexagenarians Lynda and Philip both like younger men. And DJ Tom is back.

The episode was rated from 67 votes.
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First Dates - S3E5
#18 - Episode 5
7.73
Season 3 - Episode 5

Will historical re-enactor Rory's knowledge of Viking beards impress cross-stitcher Maddie? And can fireman Rich be beautician Steph's knight in shining armour?

The episode was rated from 33 votes.
First Dates - S11E4
#19 - Episode 4
7.71
Season 11 - Episode 4

Diamond grader Sachen and financial lawyer Priya discover that they've met before. Make-up artist and model Danni meets bar manager Aiden, the tallest man to ever enter the First Dates restaurant.

The episode was rated from 21 votes.
First Dates - S11E7
#20 - Episode 7
7.71
Season 11 - Episode 7

Ruth wants to find a man who can keep up with her in her saucy seventies. Meanwhile, TJ, who's been told that he looks like Johnny Depp, turns up for his date after a few daytime drinks.

The episode was rated from 21 votes.
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Last updated: sep 02, 2022

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I love this! I even go on first blind dates now thanks to this show!

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I love this! I even go on first blind dates now thanks to this show!

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I love this! I even go on first blind dates now thanks to this show!

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