The three contestants watch and comment, while sitting in a van, as their rooms are inspected.
After the raider has finished with each of the rooms, the three contestants then raid the raider's room.
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On the show, three men or women have their rooms inspected, or "raided" by another single man or woman.
According to Hollywood.com, the catfishee (person who is sending the email) doesn't initiate contact, it's the person who is the catfisher who reached out to MTV almost always.
The dater explains to each mother why he has or has not chosen her child, and one by one the sons or daughters are revealed according to the person's liking.
The dater only meets the mother and makes his or her decision solely on their impression of the mother and her descriptions of her child.
The dates are varied and are occasionally geared towards the dater's interests.
MTV has apparently posted a casting notice for a new season the show.
According to the notice, the program will give "disapproving parents the power to pick candidates to date their son or daughter and replace their current unsuitable love interest." robs them of their own agency and shows them how little their parents trust them.