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Five Bedrooms

Summary:

It’s the story of five unlikely allies in life, who meet at “the singles table” at a wedding, teaming up and buying a house. It’s a grand social experiment with one glaring problem: they’ll have to actually live with each other. As Glamour puts it, think “Friends meets HGTV’s Fixer Upper.”

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From the Watercooler:

At first glance, it can seem like Big Brother doing a cross-over with an HGTV show. But the series asks a bigger question for the rising numbers of millennials and gen-Xers who’ve forestalled (or fully ducked) traditional family life. Could they create an alternative — with a mix of personalities, genders and economic backgrounds — and actually make it work? Read More

From Joel Keller at Decider:

Originally aired on Australia’s Network 10 last year, it’s a pleasant-enough show that examines the age-old TV trope of just what a family is. Full Review

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