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.

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