“IN Race for the rings six engaged couples compete against each other in a very tough race through Jordan, “says presenter Beau van Erven Dorens.” Through tasks and strategic thinking, the lovers must prove to each other that they are ready for the next decisive step in their lives. : getting married.” What will be the new TV show?
Race for the rings is new on RTL 4 from tomorrow night. Subway looked forward to the first paragraph for the section Look at the tube† Reporter Erik Jonk watches (and evaluates) new or notable shows from the regular TV channels and streaming services.
Is Race for the Rings original?
At first glance you would say: no. Race for the rings is a relationship test and of course we know about it. Whether it’s on Tempation Island, with exes on a beach or anywhere. But still: to compete for your relationship in the desert country of Jordan and especially for a dowry of 25,000 euros and also a paid honeymoon of your dreams … we do not know yet. So just sit down for a while.
Subway previously introduced you to the six engaged couples, all of whom are getting married relatively soon. We do it again in a few sentences after watching episode 1. The entrepreneurial couple Joeri and Renate from Ede: “We are luxury horses”, they conclude themselves. Best quote right away: “Downtown, that means capital, right?” Susan and Thomas from Deventer: a couple ‘whose relationship is intense’. He: “I enjoy it every day.” She: “Well, I do not hear.” Sanne and Bilal from Zierikzee: can not cope with their losses so well. Bilal has the advantage that he speaks Arabic: “It’s a pity they can not understand me as well.”
Leonie and Rick from Amsterdam: he turns ‘pink’ when she points to the right side of the city of Oman on a road map and concludes ‘west’. Lauren and Bart from Pijnacker: in October, he proposed to her in a hot air balloon. Bart always just wants to win, Lauren does not understand. And finally Patricia and Bjørn from Schoonhoven: ‘Sweetheart’ or treasure is strictly forbidden with her. “Terrible, it gives me creeps.”
There is already swearing in the intro
Even before Beau van Erven Dorens as leading man has said his first words, there is already a great curse in the intro. And: “This is fodder for divorce.” See, that’s how you want it sitting in front of the tube, of course. What follows, however, is a fairly quiet race in six cars from the airport in Oman towards Beau at a castle outside the Jordanian capital. It can be found through a man in a jewelry store that they have to search for through a photo. little (mass) Who is the mole? So. The one who comes last plays a so-called ring game against one or more other pairs. are you winning? Nothing to worry about. Won’t you win that game? Hand in ring. Have you lost two rings? Gone dowry of 25,000 euros, exit Race for the rings† something like that.
Beau van Erven Dorens and the creators promise us exhaustion and a serious relationship test. It’s missing in the first paragraph, but it could come. However, we see desperate driving around a big city and a couple who are particularly good at getting lost. You see irritation. A clash in which the police must be involved. And six couples who have to make a special promise to each other (some tears of course, but above all a lot of fainting). And oh yes, the luxurious horses: they think it is very useful to endure an exhausting race with very heavy carriages.
After Race for the Rings suitable for marriage
“You need to get the most out of yourself,” says Beau van Erven Dorens after Task 1. “You will get to know your partner in a different way. The one who reaches the end is certainly fit to get married. “Good news for the other five couples …
It’s a pretty ‘okay show’, that Race for the rings† Maybe we should get to know the pairs a little better (read: hope for bumble bees). It’s every season too Farmer seeking wife the case. We did not know Maud well after the start, did we? By the end of tomorrow night, the word ‘bondje’ is already mentioned, as we already know from so many other programs. If it makes us happy … With a mountain of relational misery, this program can become something of something. Or even very nice. But of course we do not really hope for such misery. Hi no. Really really really not!
Number of cans: 2.5 out of 5. Could be 3.5 (see above).
Race om de Ringen can be seen every Thursday night at 20.32 on RTL 4. You can of course also watch it back via RTLXL.
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