If you are the one china dating show
, which is a film directed by Feng Xiaogang that shares the TV show's title in Chinese, but is not actually related to the show in any way.Single men appear one by one on stage before a group of 24 women, each standing behind a podium with a light on it.(Which she does, if I ask.) If you don't understand Mandarin and you aren't married to a translator, you can follow the Commemorative Fashion Shoes Tumblr¹ which is devoted to screencaps of the more bizarre things said on the show.The Tumblr if you are the gif does the same thing, but does not appear to be active any more.In each episode, If You Are The One features several male candidates who are vying for a date among the 24 searchers.Each round opens with a short video introduction for a lone male suitor, in which important details about him are revealed.At any point, if a woman decides she's not interested in him, she can turn off the light on her podium which triggers a heart-sinking electronic pulse sound to communicate her rejection.
Non-Chinese contestants have remained rare, however. The upcoming Australian specials will be the most diverse episodes to date.
While all contestants must be fluent in Mandarin, according to Han, several non-Asian candidates have applied.
For Chinese contestants and their parents, such diversity might not be easy to take.
“If I was your girlfriend, would you let your belly be my pillow?
” another chirpily asks her plump admirer, who is visibly bewildered.