The Bachelorette

  1. Episode 12 The Final Rose
    The Bachelorette Recap: Oh, Honey, the Final Rose Kaitlyn approaches life like a child looking at Golden Corral’s chocolate fountain.
  2. Episode 11 Week 11
    The Bachelorette Recap: Unanswered Questions It’s the Men Tell All special, and I did not feel they told all.
  3. Episode 10 Week 10
    The Bachelorette Recap: Little Ado About Nothing They spent all that time in Europe and never once engaged in hand-to-hand combat.
  4. Episode 9 Week 9
    The Bachelorette Recap: Give It a Rest, Already! We get it! Kaitlyn had sex. She had sex before the Fantasy Suites, the producer-approved point at which sex becomes acceptable.
  5. Episode 8 Week 8
    The Bachelorette Recap: A Streetcar Named Bachelorette Shawn is a tragedy at this point. He’s a character in a piece of 20th-century American theater waking up to his irrelevance.
  6. Episode 7 Episode 7
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Bang Heard ’Round the World Kaitlyn says they deserve this time together. What? How do you deserve a bang?
  7. Episode 6 Week 6
  8. Episode 5 Week 4
  9. Episode 4 Episode 4
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Heart of a Sumo Wrestler Kaitlyn is very willing to march right toward the uncomfortable situation and solve it on her terms.
  10. Episode 3 Episode 3
    The Bachelorette Recap: Mama Said Knock You Out Being self-aware on this show can be your death sentence.
  11. Episodes 1 and 2 Part 1 and 2
    Bachelorette Recap: The Woman You Are There For Hans Christian Andersen was hired as this season’s metaphor consultant.
  1. Episode 11 Episode 11
    The Bachelorette Season-Finale Recap: JoJo Needs a Nap This season shows us why the Bachelorette herself should be a person with some life experiences and a little maturity.
  2. Episode 10 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: The CHAD Rises Again Yep, the CHAD is still a jerk.
  3. Episode 9 Episode Nine
  4. Episode 8 Episode 8
    The Bachelorette Recap: Oh Honey, Reprise Jojo simply has no idea what a good guy looks like or how he behaves.
  5. Episode 7 Week Seven
  6. Episode 6 Episode 6
    The Bachelorette Recap: Cry for Me, Argentina We get into the deep neurosis of JoJo.
  7. Episode 5 Week Five
    The Bachelorette Recap: Death to Tyrants The CHAD is gone. Who will step up to grab the next eight-and-a-half minutes of fame?
  8. Episode 4 Week Three: Part Two
    The Bachelorette Recap: Don’t Poke the Bear Alex is a whiny little brat. The CHAD is insecure. Let’s do this!
  9. Episode 3 Week Three: Part One
    The Bachelorette Recap: The CHAD Is Loose Once the Callous Hardwired All-important Device is loose, there’s nothing we can do.
  10. Episode 2 Episode 2
  11. Episode 1 Week One
    The Bachelorette Season Premiere Recap: JoJo’s Mojo It’s time to meet the contesticles.
  1. Episode 11 The Finale Rose
    The Bachelorette Season-Finale Recap: Win by Default Something went massively off the rails here.
  2. Episode 10 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Invisible Racism of the Mind “Lee, it’s hard for me to fathom that you are somebody other than somebody who has racist views.”
  3. Episode 9 Week 9
    The Bachelorette Recap: Meeting the Family Bryan is a phony and a fake and he’s probably gonna win.
  4. Episode 8 Week 8
    The Bachelorette Recap: Energetic Cleanse Why is this show making an adorable man-puppy confront his awful father?
  5. Episode 7 Week 7
    The Bachelorette Recap: Who Times Two What a filler episode!
  6. Episode 6 Week 6
    The Bachelorette Recap: Viking Man of the Month Let’s start the #KennyForBachelor campaign right now.
  7. Episode 5 Week 5
    The Bachelorette Recap: Why Is This Happening? Let’s all just sit down and think about what this show is doing.
  8. Episode 4 Week 4
    The Bachelorette Recap: Spelling Bee Why is Lee still here?
  9. Episode 3 Week 3
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Bachelorette’s Gaze It’s time for the guys to mud-wrestle!
  10. Episode 2 Week 2
    The Bachelorette Recap: Husband Material We need to talk about DeMario and Lexi.
  11. Episode 1 Episode 1
    The Bachelorette Season-Premiere Recap: This Feels Different Rachel is really stepping this whole thing up.
  1. Episode 11 The Three-Hour Live Finale
    The Bachelorette Season-Finale Recap: Trapped in a Fantasy Becca’s slow, dreadful march to a proposal finally ends.
  2. Episode 10 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: Grocery Store Joe, What’s Up A two-hour episode focusing on the men skips over some of the thornier aspects of the show. (But does feature some memorable outfits.)
  3. Episode 9 Week 9
    The Bachelorette Recap: Trouble in Thailand The season glides toward its finale as Becca continues to gravitate to the worst possible choice.
  4. Episode 8 Week 8
    The Bachelorette Recap: Romantic Buffalo A week of hometown dates includes a messy, wing-filled trip to Buffalo.
  5. Episode 7 Week 7
    The Bachelorette Recap: Virgin Territory Colton makes a dramatic revelation; as the herd thins, another contestant leaves in tears.
  6. Episode 6 Week 6
    The Bachelorette Recap: Virginia Is for Lovers? It’s a very bad night for one contestant, but a good night for history buffs, when the show visits Richmond.
  7. Episode 5 Week 5
    The Bachelorette Recap: Ooh Las Vegas A trip to Sin City is filled with camels, Wayne Newton, and unnecessary hot tubs.
  8. Episode 4 Week 4
    The Bachelorette Recap: Hot Pants! The season hits the slopes as one of the least-appealing contestants is revealed as a flat-Earther.
  9. Episode 3 Week 3
    The Bachelorette Recap: Are You Ready for Some Football? There are injuries aplenty in this episode, and only some of them take place during a football game.
  10. Episode 2 Week 2
    The Bachelorette Recap: Minnesota Nice What exactly is Becca’s personality, apart from her home state?
  11. Episode 1 Week 1
    The Bachelorette Season-Premiere Recap: The Damn Thing The best line of the episode comes from … the last Bachelorette.
  1. Episode 12 Finale Part One
    The Bachelorette Recap: One and Not Done Part one of a two-part finale is light on drama but heavy on Hannah talking about windmill sex.
  2. Episode 11 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: No Apologies The Bachelorette really put all its narrative eggs in the Luke basket, and Hannah paid the price.
  3. Episode 10 Week Nine
    The Bachelorette Recap: Breaking Faith Forget red flags. At this point, Luke should be covered head to toe in red.
  4. Episode 9 Week Eight
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Music Man It’s time for hometown visits, and also time for Hannah to wise up about these two flimflam men she just can’t let go of.
  5. Episode 8 Week Seven
    The Bachelorette Recap: My Bologna Luke really thought he did something when he picked up that pile of fancy meats.
  6. Episode 7 Week Six
    The Bachelorette Recap: High and Mighty Hannah and Garrett manage to make nude bungee-jumping seem boring, and Luke manages to make it all about him.
  7. Episode 6 Week 5-B
    The Bachelorette Recap: Same Old Song A glorified clip show masquerading as an episode obscures the real problem with this season: Hannah just can’t admit she’s wrong about Luke.
  8. Episode 5 Week Five
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Luke Ness Monster Hannah would definitely be the person in a horror movie to suggest going deeper into the haunted forest.
  9. Episode 4 Week Four
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rotten Luke Luke P., you’re on TV. We can all see you.
  10. Episode 3 Week 3
    The Bachelorette Recap: No Pity Roses Typically by week three things are still lighthearted, but instead we have the soul-crushing and not at all fun desperation of Luke P. and Cam.
  11. Episode 2 Week Two
    The Bachelorette Recap: She Wants a Bold Man When the men are subjected to a pageant competition, Luke P. demonstrates his true talent: Getting a frontrunner edit on a dating reality show.
  12. Episode 1 Week One
    The Bachelorette Season Premiere Recap: Enter at Your Own Risk I’m so ready for Hannah to destroy some of these dudes through her sheer determination to not appear to be a fool.
  1. Episode 13 Finale
    The Bachelorette Season Finale Recap: Words of Affirmation In the midst of, well, everything, The Bachelorette managed to deliver one of its more satisfying love stories.
  2. Episode 12 Week Eleven
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Eleventh Hour After the year we’ve all had, don’t we deserve a happy ending without any twists and turns?
  3. Episode 11 Week Ten
    The Bachelorette Recap: Say Something! It didn’t have to be like this, Tayshia.
  4. Episode 10 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: Decision Crystals Tayshia is torn apart that she’s hurting people, but that’s what happens when you ask people to tell you their childhood trauma.
  5. Episode 9 Week Nine
    The Bachelorette Recap: Grin and Bennett In between the bookends of Bennett’s absolute nonsense, we are treated to, gasp, emotional conversations where people are actually seen and validated!
  6. Episode 8 Week Eight
    The Bachelorette Recap: When Zac Met Tayshia We’re watching a woman realize that her dating options aren’t limited to men best described as “Spicoli-esque.”
  7. Episode 7 Week Seven
    The Bachelorette Recap: Listen to Your Heart When it comes to the Bachelor Universe, the answer to the question “Has anyone involved in this program learned anything?” is always no.
  8. Episode 6 Week Six
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Grown Man Pivot We’re clearly running out of date ideas already.
  9. Episode 5 Week Five
    The Bachelorette Recap: Back to ‘Reality’ If there ever was a platonic ideal of a Bachelorette, Tayshia might be that Bachelorette.
  10. Episode 4 Week Four
    The Bachelorette Recap: Apologize for What? If you’re looking for some analysis that Clare broke The Bachelorette or that she is the Worst Bachelorette Ever, you ain’t gonna find it here.
  11. Episode 3 Week 3
    The Bachelorette Recap: Not-Dale’s Last Stand At this point, Claire’s basically asking the other guys to make direct eye contact with her while she mounts Dale as a display of dominance.
  12. Episode 2 Week Two
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rules of Engagement Clare is going to destroy the concept of toxic masculinity if it’s the last thing she does.
  13. Episode 1 Week One
    The Bachelorette Season Premiere Recap: Show Up, Show Out This is like watching a romantic comedy about your friend and her boyfriend, Dale.
  1. Episode 10 Finale
    The Bachelorette Finale Recap: And Just Like That Stop trying to make us believe that Katie’s a Carrie when she’s clearly a Miranda.
  2. Episode 9 Week Eight - Hometowns
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Look of Love Greg may have said way too much, but Katie said way too little.
  3. Episode 8 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: Encompassed With Drama An emotionally devastating departure sets the stage for the first of many abrupt tonal shifts in this Men Tell All.
  4. Episode 7 Week Seven
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rom-Com Vibes Katie is looking for a lot in a man.
  5. Episode 6 Week Six
    The Bachelorette Recap: Stop Snitching Hunter, you gotta stand up for yourself!
  6. Episode 5 Week Five
    The Bachelorette Recap: Point Blake This is Hunter’s villain-origin story.
  7. Episode 4 Week Four
    The Bachelorette Recap: A Need-to-Know Basis Does this Hyatt Regency exist outside space and time? That’s the only explanation for why we’re still doing this whole Thomas thing.
  8. Episode 3 Week Three
    The Bachelorette Recap: Solidarity Forever Now that the Union of Bachelorette Guys has organized, what further havoc will they wreak?
  9. Episode 2 Week Two
    The Bachelorette Recap: Mutual Authentication The way things are going, this season is going to be five episodes long.
  10. Episode 1 Week One
    The Bachelorette Season-Premiere Recap: Horny Girl Summer America’s Horniest Bachelorette is here to laugh at your sexual innuendo and make out with a grown man in a cat costume.
  1. Episode 10 Finale + After the Final Rose
    The Bachelorette Season-Finale Recap: Well-Suited This show has been incredibly invested in making us doubt that the man Michelle wants to spend the rest of her life with is really in love with her.
  2. Episode 9 Fantasy Suites
    The Bachelorette Recap: Soulmate Stalemate Let it never be said that Michelle isn’t linguistically consistent.
  3. Episode 8 The Men Tell All
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rest in Pizza Bachelor Nation has had an intense year, so let’s just sit back and enjoy watching Will and Peter toss pizza-based insults at each other for a while.
  4. Episode 7 Hometowns Week
    The Bachelorette Recap: Hometown Away From Home As her season unfolds with minimal drama and fanfare, it’s important to remember that Michelle is a tremendous Bachelorette.
  5. Episode 6 Week Six
    The Bachelorette Recap: Dealing With the Past Children really are the future (of producing reality television).
  6. Episode 5 Week Five
    The Bachelorette Recap: Much Ado About Vikings We’re out of the resort bubble and once again interacting with the real world and its many sports.
  7. Episode 4 Week Four
    The Bachelorette Recap: The Invisible Woman This is an episode of men talking directly past Michelle’s head and not reading even one iota of the room.
  8. Episode 3 Week Three
    The Bachelorette Recap: No Jacket Required Jamie has decided he’s set the standard for all men on earth and he’s only in competition with himself.
  9. Episode 2 Week Two
    The Bachelorette Recap: Personal Foul Jamie has chosen chaos.
  10. Episode 1 Week One
    The Bachelorette Season-Premiere Recap: Love Notes When your lead tells you to be authentic, vulnerable, and open, dammit, you better be authentic, vulnerable, and open!
  1. Episode 5 Week Five
    The Bachelorette Recap: Him? Excuse me, but I absolutely did not sign up for a television program whose main character is Logan.
  2. Episode 4 Week Four
    The Bachelorette Recap: Rambo Some of the men feel as if they’re doing the women a favor by being there. Instead, they should be living in constant fear of being eliminated.
  3. Episode 3 Week Three
    The Bachelorette Recap: Power Plays This show and these men seem very invested in the systematic destruction of Rachel’s and Gabby’s well-being.
  4. Episode 2 Week Two
    The Bachelorette Recap: Get Out Chris makes an impressive amount of bad decisions.
  5. Episode 1 Week One
    The Bachelorette Season-Premiere Recap: Welcome to Girlie Season Gabby and Rachel are here and they are ready to do some kissing.

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