First Dates Specials

Specials

First Dates Specials

First Air Date: February 12, 2016

First Aired on    :   2016
Episodes    :   17 episodes



Episodes

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0x17 Fireworks (December 02, 2020)


A look back at some full-on encounters at the First Dates restaurant where sparks really did fly. Featuring two lust-struck dancers, a feisty Scotsman, a crucial kiss and a love of latex.


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0x16 Celebrity Best Bits (November 25, 2020)


Another chance to see showbiz singletons on blind dates, from singer Alexandra Burke to Tory MP Michael Fabricant, Esther Rantzen, DJ Roman Kemp and Gogglebox's Sandra Martin


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0x15 Plot Twists (November 18, 2020)


A look back at first dates that didn't go smoothly - from the counsellor and the producer who don't see eye to eye over the bill, to the Disney superfans hoping for a fairy-tale ending.


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0x14 Second Chances (November 11, 2020)


A look back at couples taking second shot at finding love, from a Persian princess to an 80-something tennis coach, and a self-confessed geek hoping for an epic ending to her story.


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0x13 Opposites Attract (November 04, 2020)


This trip down memory lane sees how sometimes opposites attract, including an eccentric theology student, a 'Norse God', and two of the naughtiest minds ever to have graced First Dates


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0x12 Together Forever (October 28, 2020)


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.


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0x11 Be My Valentine - 2020 (February 13, 2020)


It's Valentine's Day at the First Dates restaurant. Beauty queen Sophie meets cheeky-chappy Bailey, as 59-year-old Rachel has her first ever date with a woman, blonde bombshell Debs.


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0x10 First Dates at Christmas (2019) (December 25, 2019)


A festive edition of the dating show in which singletons meet up with possible partners at a restaurant in the hope of finding love, before deciding whether they want to take things further. This time, former bodybuilding champion Kieran goes on a date with 23-year-old student nurse Abi. Meanwhile, 67-year-old Suzy is set up with Fred, a fellow divorcee who is looking for some excitement in his life, and single mother Amy meets 29-year-old Geordie Scott.


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0x09 Be My Valentine -2019 (February 14, 2019)


Chi-Chi and her son Curtis both have dates; can she resist interfering in his date with Jaleesa? And how will Danny react when he discovers that his date's best friend is First Dates waitress Laura?


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0x08 First Dates at Christmas - 2018 (December 25, 2018)


Cheeky ladies' man Eric, who's 101, meets Norma, who's been single for 46 years. And librarian Louise dreams of his and hers Christmas jumpers. Can awkward dater Tom make those dreams come true?


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0x07 Celebrity Special for SU2C - 2018 (October 25, 2018)


Joey Essex, Melinda Messenger, Sandra from Gogglebox and Lady Colin Campbell bravely embark on blind dates with unsuspecting members of the public, in this special episode for Stand Up To Cancer


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0x06 Valentine's Special - 2018 (February 16, 2018)


Can Fred's advice turn Disney superfan James into bra-fitter Jess's Prince Charming? Issac, who's getting his life back on track after being homeless for three years, meets feisty Maya.


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0x05 First Dates at Christmas -2017 (December 25, 2017)


Fresh singletons visit the restaurant and favourite First Dates daters return for a special festive episode celebrating Fred and his team's successes, engagements and the first First Dates baby!


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0x04 Celebrity Special for SU2C - 2017 (November 02, 2017)


Can celebrity singletons Sinitta, Michael Fabricant MP, Roman Kemp and Jan Leeming find love with unsuspecting members of the public?


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0x03 Be My Valentine (2017) (February 13, 2017)


Elaine's looking for a twinkle-toed gentleman. Does Steve have the right moves? Comedian Vince, who usually only gets a Valentine's card from his mum, meets Brigette Bardot lookalike Anna.


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0x02 First Dates at Christmas - 2016 (December 19, 2016)


Sophie's used to bad boys. What will she make of gentleman Mehmet? Stunning operations manager Yasmin is looking for Mr Nice Guy; dental practise manager Ryan has a perfect smile, but is he Mr Right?


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0x01 Be My Valentine - 2016 (February 12, 2016)


In this special Valentine's episode, Mayfair-based Miki is looking for a man to treat her like a princess. Across the restaurant, self-confessed nerd Sam just wants Daenerys from Game of Thrones.




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