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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.
Ugly, or otherwise unappealing, guys are often rejected by most or all of the women quite quickly.
Authorities were concerned that the Chinese dating show was promoting the wrong values, and its producers were instructed to de-emphasize money and sex in the show's discussions and tone down the insults and cruelty.
Government authorities also added a psychology teacher as another host to ensure that things wouldn't veer too far off track.
After that, the question round was conducted in its usual fashion, with the bachelor/bachelorette picking who they thought had the best personality out of the three.
After the choices were made, the contestant was then prompted to choose between their choice for best looking or best personality.
After a round of questioning, the bachelor/bachelorette chose their date.
But if the man is especially dreamy, women can also choose to activate a "blast light" that shows their strong interest in him.
Once the bachelor has finished being introduced, if there are more than two lights on, he must walk up to the podiums and turn lights off for the women he isn't interested in until only two are left. After that, he can choose to date one of them or make an offer to date whatever girl he chose at the beginning, even if she turned her light off.
, 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.