Each episode is an investigation into whether or not the other participant in the virtual relationship is legitimate or if they are, in fact, a "catfish".Some couples have been communicating for a few months—others, for years.In a world where everyone is constantly connected digitally, social media has made communicating easier but this digital world might also complicate relationships.Max was not a part of the original "Catfish" movie which was the catalyst for the series.See more » Catfishing is one of those concepts that one can only truly understand if one has experienced it.And personally, I think that only people that have been catfished can truly understand this show and the people in it.The term "catfish" is derived from the title of the previously-mentioned 2010 documentary, in which filmmaker Schulman discovers that the woman with whom he'd been carrying on an online relationship had not been honest in describing herself.MTV and the Catfish film's producers, Schulman and Joseph, help people who are emotionally entangled with someone they have never met in real life.
But no, let me tell you that that point is completely realistic.
I really like this show, I am glad that MTV take this kind of risks to at least try to bring something different on air.
I never thought that feeling awkward and cringing at the TV would be entertaining.
No one seems to understand that when you feel so captivated by someone, you accept everything that they tell you and even become delusional.
You start to believe all their excuses and even feel guilty about questioning their identity.
No one seems to remember how hard it is to come clean after lying for so long.