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TG4's new dating show is basically a real-life version of Horse Outside

Fitzi drives a Mitzi…

REMEMBER WHEN TG4 tried its hand at a dating show as Gaeilge and brought us the wonder that is Paisean Faisean? Remember that?

Well they’re at it again with Pioc Do Ride, a mashup of Pimp My Ride and Room Raiders starting tomorrow night.

Pioc do Ride presenter Aine Goggins Source: TG4

Hosted by Áine Goggins, Pioc Do Ride will see one single guy or girl examining the cars of three lovely lads/ladies to get insights into their personalities, then choose one as their date – basically the premise of Rubberbandits’ Horse Outside.

And everyone’s worst nightmare, because who wants someone going through the shite in their car?

-Three Pioc do Ride contestants size each other up Source: TG4

Once the couple has been introduced, the tables are turned, and the driver has to choose a €250 date, or a €250 voucher for Advanced Pitstop.

As you can see, there are plenty of opportunities for complete mortification there.

Source: Pioc Do Ride/YouTube

The first episode sees Derry girl Corey choosing between three lads – cocky Adam, who has a silver Renault Megane; boy racer Paddy, a complete character who drives a suped-up BMW, and Irish dancer Liam, who has a ‘shitbox’ Peugeot.

paddypetrolhead Source: TG4

Who will Corey choose? Well, you’ll have to tune in to TG4 tomorrow at 10pm and see.

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