At that point the participants would swap partners to learn more about them and to decide if they would like to go out with each other.
The cameras would follow their every move, while commentary in the form of subtitles, animations, and "thought bubbles" (similar to the style used in Pop-Up Video) was added by the show's producers.
Even though Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris technically haven't confirmed their dating, it's pretty much accepted by everyone at this point that they're officially a couple (especially now that they're the richest celeb couple in the world).
The same can be said for Joe Jonas and Gigi Hadid, who get cuter and cuter every time they're spotted "hanging out" together.
At the end, they would all vote on whom they would like to go out with, and an option of choosing "nobody" as well. The series was produced by Renegade Productions, a subdivision of Bobwell Productions/Gold Coast Entertainment—the same company that produced Blind Date (which would often air before The 5th Wheel) -- but was more provocative and sexual in nature than its sister series, offering crazier and more elaborate subtitles and superimposed animated jokes which altered the appearance of the scene featuring each couple.
The 5th Wheel's credits listed veteran comedy writers Rob Dames, Vance De Generes, Martin Olson and Archie Gips.
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