Capturing the spirit and the filmmaking styles of The Bachelor and its ilk in less than nine minutes is only part of Burning Love's goals. It's quickly identifying what works about these characters that does the heaviest lifting, comedy-wise.
Marino, who also directs, knows this formula oh-so-well. He has the crane shots down; he knows just how to make the audience smarter than the contestants... The series is easily one of the funniest things on the Internet
This is meticulous satire, and everyone involved has clearly not only done their homework by watching way too much trashy TV, but also packed as many funny moments into eight minutes as humanly possible. This is no small accomplishment.