What is 'Too Hot To Handle' and how does the Netflix dating show work?

24 April 2020, 16:02 | Updated: 24 April 2020, 16:06

Polly Foreman

By Polly Foreman

Too Hot To Handle is about to become your new Netflix obsession - here's your need-to-know.

We're still reeling from the wild emotional rollercoaster that was Love Is Blind, but Netflix have now thrown another outrageous dating show our way.

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Too Hot To Handle is a new Love Island-style programme that sees a group of singletons head to a villa to find love.

Too Hot To Handle has been compared to Love Island
Too Hot To Handle has been compared to Love Island. Picture: Netflix

But the twist? Contestants aren't allowed to kiss each other or have sex in the villa, and the prize money will be slashed if anyone in the group breaks the rules.

In the teaser trailer, a smart speaker tells contestants: "There are conditions to your stay here: no kissing or sex of any kind."

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The speaker continues: "This retreat is help you gain deeper emotional connections."

Too Hot To Handle arrives on Netflix this Friday
Too Hot To Handle arrives on Netflix this Friday. Picture: Netflix

How does Too Hot To Handle work?

It follows 10 singletons as they attempt to find love in a villa for four weeks, while having to restrain themselves from being physically intimate.

The Netflix description reads: "On the shores of paradise, gorgeous singles meet and mingle. But there’s a twist. To win a $100,000 grand prize, they’ll have to give up sex."

Contestants are forbidden from being intimate with each other
Contestants are forbidden from being intimate with each other. Picture: Netflix

How can I watch Too Hot To Handle on Netflix?

It is available to stream now on Netflix, so get ready to become obsessed.

How many episodes of Too Hot To Handle are there?

There are eight episodes in total.

Is there a trailer for Too Hot To Handle?

There is! You can watch the trailer for the show below:

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