Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Pastor Calvin Roberson and Dr. Jessica Griffin seek out three compatible couples that will not meet until their wedding; the six Dallas-area candidates learn that they will be marrying a complete stranger in a few short weeks.
The hosts answer questions about the episode where the eight-week experiment ends and the couples must decide if they want to stay married or get a divorce.
The participants reveal to friends and family that they'll be marrying a complete stranger, and have just two weeks to prepare for their weddings.
The six courageous singles meet their new spouse at the altar as they vow to legally marry as strangers.
After marrying as complete strangers, the newlyweds are alone for the first time on their wedding night; the next morning, the couples find out where they'll be heading on their honeymoons, but first they have to face their new in-laws at brunch.
The couples continue to get to know each other after marrying as complete strangers.
Three couples who just married as strangers find themselves testing the marital waters with their new spouse.
Reality sets in as the couples, who married as strangers less than a week ago, must decide where to live after returning home from their honeymoons.
Settled in after two weeks, the couples have the perfect opportunity to spend time with their in-laws and friends; one couple gets a visit from the experts after admitting to struggling with married life.
Two and a half weeks after getting married, honeymooning and moving in together, the couples deal with growing pains in their relationships as the reality of day-to-day life sets in.
Three weeks after meeting for the first time at the altar and exchanging vows, the couples become intimate and explore their fantasies in an effort to grow closer.
With the experiment at the halfway point, the couples celebrate their first major milestone and look back on their time together so far; some contemplate whether they made the right decision.
Checking in with the newlyweds, Dr. Pepper learns that one couple has made a life-changing decision, while another is on rocky ground because of constant judgment; one couple may finally reach a breaking point over dog duty.
With just three weeks until decision day, the couples are forced to take a hard look at their own behavior; relationships are tested in ways that could either bring each couple closer together, or push them over the edge.
With only two weeks left until decision day, the couples begin planning for their long-term futures together; one couple's fate is tested when they don't see eye to eye.
With decision day fast approaching, the couples get much-needed advice and guidance from family and friends; the experts surprise the couples with romantic road trips; one couple hits a speed bump along the way.
With only one week until decision day, a romantic getaway turns into a nightmare for two couples, leaving them to decide if their marriage is worth fighting for.
The couples decide if they want to stay married or get a divorce as the eight-week experiment comes to an end.