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Air Date: March 25th, 2002

Network: ABC

Series Summary
An eligible bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks in hopes of finding true love.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Romance, Reality


  • Season 22 - Episode 12 : After the Final Rose Mar 6, 2018

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    Arie, Becca and Lauren discuss the outcome of their journey with Chris Harrison; special guests talk about Arie's dilemma and his choices; the new bachelorette's identity is revealed.

  • Season 22 - Episode 11 Mar 5, 2018

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    Arie hopes that introducing the final women to his family will help him make his decision; after enjoying one last date with each woman, an unexpected twist shakes things up.

  • Season 22 - Episode 10 Feb 26, 2018

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    Arie takes the women to Peru for the overnight dates; Arie admits he has fallen in love with two of the women; a mystery visitor threatens Arie's happy future.

  • Season 22 - Episode 9 : The Women Tell All Feb 25, 2018

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    Eighteen bachelorettes talk about their experience pursuing Arie while he was falling for multiple women; Krystal defends her behavior on the show; a sneak peek at the conclusion of Arie's journey.

  • Season 22 - Episode 8 Feb 19, 2018

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    Arie travels to Los Angeles, Arkansas, Minnesota and Virginia to visit the hometowns of the four remaining bachelorettes.

ratings & reviews

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  • Cringe-inducing... In a season of duds, the show is more jaw-droppingly bad than Jason Alexander's witless sitcom "Bob Patterson" and John McEnroe's foul game show "The Chair." [23 Mar 2002, p.E1] Show More

  • It serves up 25 attractive women willing to sacrifice their dignity--and future--to win a possible husband in what amounts to a glorified game show. [22 Mar 2002, p.49] Show More

  • How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways: You are degrading, debasing, desperate, depressing, dull, and dopey...You are a show so ill-conceived and so demeaning to women that you make Howard Stern look like a feminist. [25 Mar 2002, p.75] Show More

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