You GUYS. This is the greatest thing that has ever happened. Stop everything that you’re doing and watch Burning Love (available here) immediately.
As established previously, we cannot stop watching The Bachelor despite knowing better. We just can’t, okay? We’re deep into this season of The Bachelorette even though literally no one on the show is even that interesting now that Alejandro is gone (and he wasn’t interesting on the actual show, just in real life. Did you know he is a cancer survivor and one of the 25 influential Hispanics under 40? Because he is).
So we are exactly the target audience for Burning Love, a new web series that’s on Yahoo. Okay, we were dubious too, but it is legit AMAZING. Ken Marino (from Veronica Mars and Party Down, two other amazing shows) stars as a fireman coming to find “true love.” He is hilariously dumb, just like some bachelors that we could name but shall refrain from doing so.
What really makes it, though, is the bunch of crazies that is masquerading as contestants. Kristen Bell appears, along with many other actresses and actors that you’ll recognized. Big names are getting on board this, but we don’t want to spoil them for you! Let’s just say that a Friends cast member makes a surprise appearance. Also just like on The Bachelor, the women are a mix of people taking the entire thing entirely too seriously and women who could not care less about any of it. On Burning Love, that translates to someone showing up without pants on.
The absolute best part, though, is the parody quality of it. Instead of giving the contestants roses, they are asked, “Will you accept my hose?” Get it? Because he’s a fireman? Whatever, it’s really funny. We promise. Also, one of the contestants saying, “If he doesn’t pick me, I’ll probably kill myself.” So wrong, but SO TRUE.
Seriously, this is the best web series ever, and each episode is only like 8 minutes, so you don’t even have to feel bad about watching one! Get on this asap!