Rank #1: 'Bachelorette' S13e1 With Allison Williams and Zeba Blay
This week, Rachel met her new boyfriends, plus a doll from a horror film, on a freshly sprinkled driveway. On the podcast, Claire Fallon, Emma Gray, and guest Allison Williams discuss a night packed with whabooms, tickle monsters, and mouth hickeys. Plus, HuffPost Senior Culture Writer Zeba Blay chats with Emma about the power of seeing a black Bachelorette.
Rank #2: 'Bachelor' S21e4 With Caila Quinn
This week, Claire Fallon and Emma Gray, along with guest and former “Bachelor” star Caila Quinn, talk shoveling cow poopy, the dangers of poor finger circulation, juicy corn cob ladies, and other highlights from Episode 4. Do you have the emotional maturity to handle a recap of this week’s episode? Whether you run a multimillion-dollar company or not, join us to find out!
Rank #3: ‘Bachelor’ S20e1 With The Bachelor Dudes
Does Ben have a distaste for brunettes? How come none of the ‘normal’ contestants were chosen? Will Lace continue on an alcohol-fueled downward spiral? Hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon are joined by Sam Usher and Max Godnick of The Bachelor Dudes to make sense all of the drama from Ben H’s season premiere episode.
Rank #4: 'Bachelorette' S13 Finale With Jamia Wilson
We're so devastated, but also truly happy. It's The Bachelorette finale and Rachel is engaged to Bryan. But first, she has to send Eric home and breakup with Peter. Plus, another first, in a series of interstitial segments we heard live reactions from Chris Harrison, Rachel, and the final cast. Joining us to recap is writer, activist, and Publisher and Executive Director of the Feminist Press, Jamia Wilson!
Rank #5: 'Bachelor' S22 Finale Part 1 With Jacqueline Trumbull
The Bachelor lived up to the hype, and though it was painful, it turned out to be perhaps the most dramatic finale ever. Tonight ABC will deliver two extra hours of programming, but on this episode we are joined by season 22 contestant Jacqueline Trumbull – she offers her insight as a recent alum and helps us to analyze every moment of night one of the season 22 finale.
Rank #6: 'Bachelor' S22 Finale Part 2 With Amy Kaufman
It's The Bachelor finale (part two) – plus, After The Final Rose. Arie tries for reconciliation, proposes to Lauren, and Becca is our next Bachelorette! Here to cover it all and more, we’re joined by the definitive chronicler of the world of 'The Bachelor' for the LA Times, and author of new book Bachelor Nation, Amy Kaufman!
Rank #7: ‘Bachelor’ S21e1 With Michael Garofola
Former ‘Bachelorette’ star Michael Garofola joins Claire & Emma to recap Nick V’s season premiere of The Bachelor. They discuss the quirky contestant entrances, the quick exits, some familiar faces, and of course the left-shark dolphin scandal.
Rank #8: 'Bachelorette' S13e2 With Kevin Nguyen
Last night was an episode 2 that felt like an episode 5. (That's a compliment.) We had Mila and Ashton, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and a certain contestant was confronted by a very pointy-nailed, very pissed off ex-girlfriend. Here to help us break it down, one of our longtime favorite guests, GQ editor Kevin Nguyen.
Rank #9: Episode #8 With Kaitlyn Bristowe
Kaitlyn Bristowe, The Bachelorette herself, joins hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon to discuss the double standards in Bachelor-land and how the show has made her more of a feminist. Emma and Claire are also joined by Kate Dries, Jezebel's Senior Editor, to recap this season's most dramatic episode.
Rank #10: 'Bachelor' S21e10 + WTA With Sharleen Joynt
This week, Claire and Emma are joined by 'Bachelor' season 18 alum Sharleen Joynt. They talk snow angels, tearful goodbyes, single-serve cheese pasta, and more notable moments from Episode 10 and the “Women Tell All” special. All we’re looking for is a little bit of empathy ― let’s see if we can find it.
Rank #11: 'Bachelorette' S13e3 With Vella Lovell
This week, Rachel takes some frontrunners to tape “Ellen,” rides horses into Beverly Hills boutiques with Anthony, and watches some men mud-wrestle for her entertainment along with her old “Bachelor” gal pals. On the podcast, Claire, Emma, and guest Vella Lovell also discuss Demario’s brief return, Lee’s major bigotry problem, and how “The Bachelorette” is handling the race issue so far. Plus, Emma & Claire share a preview of IVFML, a new HuffPost podcast and speak with host Anna Almendrala.
Rank #12: 'Bachelor' S21 Finale With Phoebe Robinson
Nick’s love journey has come to an awkward, snowy conclusion. Claire Fallon, Emma Gray, and guest Phoebe Robinson discuss husky puppies, horseback riding, Santa Claus, ill-advised racial jokes and more highs and lows from the season finale and After The Final Rose.
Rank #13: 'Bachelor' S21e8 With Max Godnick & Sam Usher
This week, Claire Fallon and Emma Gray, along with guests Max Godnick and Sam Usher of The Bachelor Dudes, talk olive repulsion, luxury sweatsuits, paternal blessings and more notable moments from the hometown dates on Episode 8.
Rank #14: 'Bachelor' S22e1 With Brett Vergara
Trinkets, tchotchkes, and doodads! The first night has come and gone. Joining to recap every last entrance, gimmick, and early exit, is Brett Vergara. Excitement!
Rank #15: ‘Bachelor’ S20e7 With Nick Viall, JJ Lane and Chris Harrison
Former Bachelorette and Bachelor In Paradise contestants and The Host With The Most join co-hosts Claire and Emma to discuss the Janner wedding, their pick for Bachelorette and so much more. Plus, Claire and Emma recap the allure of Warsaw, Indiana (or the lack thereof), Ben's breakups with Emily and Becca, and the totally un-subtle McDonalds product placement.
Rank #16: 'Bachelor' S22e2 With Taylor Nolan and Derek Peth
This season is starting to heat up! There were the premature one on one dates, plus bumper car trauma, and a fiery rant at the cocktail party. On this episode, Bachelor in Paradise golden couple Derek Peth and Taylor Nolan join to break down every moment from episode two.
Rank #17: ‘Bachelor’ S21e2 With Olivia Caridi
‘Bachelor’ season 20 star Olivia Caridi joins Claire & Emma to recap Nick V’s second episode as The Bachelor. They discuss topless Corinne, Danielle M’s sad backstory, Josephine’s slap, and Nick’s misplay with Liz. Also, Olivia clarifies why we should all love a good Bachelor villain.
Rank #18: ‘Paradise’ S5 Week 5 With Nick Viall
Eric moved on from the cheese, Colton and Tia broke up, and there was a witch hunt, which is actually a pretty good metaphor for this show as a whole. Plus, we found out that our new Bachelor will be Colton! Yay? We’re joined by the pioneer of spring boarding from ‘Paradise’ to ‘Bachelor,’ Nick Viall.
Rank #19: 'Bachelorette' Men Tell All With Wells Adams
After weeks of badgering him on Twitter, fan favorite Wells Adams joins Emma & Claire to recap the Men Tell All. He shares his insights & secrets from behind the scenes, breaks down some of the more memorable moments of the season, and helps to analyze Chad’s return to our television screens.
Rank #20: 'Bachelor' S23e7 With Nick Viall
Another week and still no fence jump?! Instead, the contestants spend time in Colton’s hometown of Denver. On this episode, Tayshia spills the tea, Hannah B and Heather cut ties, and Caelynn makes an out of nowhere appearance to save Cassie, as well as her own reputation. To recap and dissect the show’s unfortunate regressive platitudes, we’re joined by Season 21 lead Nick Viall.