There's no denying the pair got along like a house on fire – but while their banter was 100 per cent there, it did seem to lack a certain romantic spark you'd be looking for when you join a reality TV dating show.
Take, for example, the bubbly bride telling Ivan he "looks 14 years old!" when he told her he was 30.
And her making reference to his "little skinny body" during their photoshoot.
Aleks also tells the producers more than once that Ivan is most definitely not the type of guy she usually goes for.
"He's so opposite to what I
But the most telling signs that Ivan's unwittingly strolled straight into the friend zone comes at the end of the night, when the pair are prepping for bed.
Now, we're not saying the potential for love isn't there.
Hey, we want these two to find love as much as they want to find love!
But given Aleks has already labelled her fellow real estate agent her "best friend" and they're only one ep in as a couple, we're not holding our breath for sparks...