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For legal reasons, all persons involved on the series sign contracts agreeing to appear on camera prior to the episode even entering production.In Season 3's Miranda and Camryn episode, the catfish did change their mind about meeting the hopeful, and only appeared via Skype.It premiered on November 12, 2012."They used to tank cod from Alaska all the way to China. By the time the codfish reached China, the flesh was mush and tasteless.So this guy came up with the idea that if you put these cods in these big vats, put some catfish in with them and the catfish will keep the cod agile.boring and dull if we didn't have somebody nipping at our fin." —from Catfish On the Internet, a "catfish" is a person who creates fake personal profiles on social media sites using someone else's pictures and false biographical information to pretend to be someone other than themselves.These "catfish" usually intend to trick an unsuspecting person or more into falling in love with them.Nev and Max contact the other person to arrange a first-ever meeting between the two virtual lovers, then documents how both people are impacted.Whether or not two people are totally lying to each other and it turns out to be a huge disaster, that's only the first part of the story.
You can watch the exclusive clip above and catch the series premiere this Sunday on Bravo at 10/9 C.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.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.