Twitter reacts to 10,000 BC and reckons it’s tougher than the contestants

Channel 5's new reality show saw 20 volunteers attempt to survive in the wilderness as cavemen did- but what did the very 21st century Twitter make of it all?

Last night Channel 5 went back in time for the first episode of new reality show 10,000 BC, which reveals what happens when a group of 21st-century Brits are sent to live in Stone Age conditions. 

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Left in the wilderness with none of the comforts of modern life, 20 contestants are filmed as they make fires, forage for food and try to create a community. Think Lord of The Flies meets Bear Grylls…

So how did a very modern Twitter react to all this prehistoric business?

Many people felt that those Stone Age conditions weren’t quite tough enough… 

But some thought the contestants deserved a bit more credit for their sacrifices…

There were those left unimpressed by the entire format:

But others were in reality show heaven. Celebrity Big Brother, what? 

And finally, this viewer expressed how we all feel here at RadioTimes.com, especially at this time of day…

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10,000 BC continues tonight at 10pm on Channel 5