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Here To Make Friends – a Bachelor Recap Show

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A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelor, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark and recap the latest episodes from The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Whether you love The Bachelor, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating.

A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelor, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark and recap the latest episodes from The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Whether you love The Bachelor, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating.
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A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelor, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark and recap the latest episodes from The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Whether you love The Bachelor, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating.

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Episodes

'Bachelor' S23 Bonus With Producers Of The Bachelor Vietnam

2/15/2019
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Last year, The Bachelor franchise aired what might be THE most dramatic rose ceremony ever. In a moment that went viral worldwide, Minh Thu, a contestant on The Bachelor Vietnam, confessed her love for fellow contestant Truc Nhu, asking the woman to return the Bachelor’s rose and leave the show with her, which she did in a moment unprecedented for the franchise. On this special bonus episode, we talk to two of the people responsible for The Bachelor Vietnam, Anh Tran, the executive producer...

Duration:00:41:18

'Bachelor' S23e6 With Derek Peth

2/12/2019
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This week’s episode of The Bachelor gave us all a reason to think about the best part of any good first date. Is it the butterflies beforehand? Getting to know each other? Or the excitement of a possible future? Obviously it’s the hot and steamy make out in the shower. At least it is for Colton and Hannah G., anyway. On this episode, we’re joined by Derek Peth, former Bachelorette contestant and host of The Betchelor podcast. We find out that Demi is more bark than bite, Kirpa goes...

Duration:01:20:21

'Bachelor' S23e5 With Ashley Spivey

2/5/2019
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It was a night of firsts on The Bachelor this week. First kiss, first voluntary departure, and first... loud fight about bullying at the cocktail party? On this episode, Claire and Emma are joined by Bachelor alum Ashley Spivey. They talk about Elyse’s decision to leave, what exactly the definition of a rumor is, and their own first kiss stories. Oh, and what happened to Kirpa’s chin??

Duration:01:19:36

'Bachelor' S23e4 With Brett Vergara

1/29/2019
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Down to 15 girls and ‘The Bachelor’ makes its way to Singapore! This week, Tayshia takes the plunge, Demi leeches onto Colton, and Caelynn shares a traumatic experience. Joining us to recap is Bachelor tweeter extraordinaire, Brett Vergara. On this episode we discuss sexual assault. If you need to talk to someone, you can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673

Duration:01:34:39

'Bachelor' S23e3 With Priscilla Frank

1/22/2019
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Yo ho ho. This week, Caelynn walks the plank and gets a group date rose, Hannah is ‘befumbled’, Elyse takes her first helicopter ride and after opening up about her sister’s death, dances on a platform at a country music performance in true ‘Bachelor’ fashion. Also on this episode -- Colton is definitely not a ‘stretching virgin’ anymore and Caitlin gets sent home early. Joining us to break it all down is friend and colleague, Priscilla Frank.

Duration:01:31:57

'Bachelor' S23e2 With Erin Darke

1/15/2019
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Welcome to the Cougar Den! Today on the pod, Emma and Claire are joined by Erin Darke, a fellow brave thirtysomething hero, to talk about what they learned on week two of ‘The Bachelor’. On this episode, Hannah B. learns to ride one handed, Billy Eichner plays camp counselor, and Tracy has a meltdown. Did we mention it’s Hannah’s birthday? A toast – Roll Tide!

Duration:01:21:28

'Bachelor' S23 Bonus: Behind The Scenes With Kristen Baldwin

1/10/2019
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Have you ever imagined what it’s like to be inside the Bachelor mansion on night one as the limos pull up and the first roses are handed out? Kristen Baldwin, a television critic for Entertainment Weekly, got to live out that fantasy when she covered the filming of the season premiere from the inside. She tells Emma and Claire what got cut, who got kissed, and how everyone keeps it together during the longest night on reality tv.

Duration:00:42:51

'Bachelor' S23e1 With Allison Williams

1/8/2019
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Here To Make Friends returns! On this episode, Allison Williams joins to help break down the premiere of season 23 of ‘The Bachelor’. In the discussion, we wade through the many intro packages, gimmicky limo entrances, and unfortunate jokes about Colton’s virginity.

Duration:01:30:06

'Bachelor' S23 Preview – The Cast Bios

12/13/2018
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Here To Make Friends returns! On this episode, Claire and Emma offer their expert analysis of the cast bios released before Colton's season of 'The Bachelor'. They also create their own imaginary contestants with the help of a few colleagues.

Duration:01:10:51

Check In – And Check Out IVFML Season 2!

10/26/2018
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On this quick bonus episode, Claire and Emma discuss the latest forensic analysis from Jenna and Jordan, look ahead with hope to Colton's season, AND then recommend our sister podcast IVFML which has recently returned for a second season. We hope you will listen! See you in January!

Duration:00:07:31

‘Paradise’ S5 Finale

9/12/2018
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The Paradise finale was full of twists and turns, break ups and engagements. Who went to the Fantasy Suites? Who broke up? Who’s getting married? We go through all the (on and off-screen) drama before saying goodbye to Paradise.

Duration:01:29:55

‘Paradise’ S5 Week 5 With Nick Viall

9/5/2018
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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.

Duration:01:53:35

‘Paradise’ S5 Week 4 With Kenny King

8/29/2018
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Things got very triangular on Paradise this week. We had Jordan, Jenna and Benoit… Chris, Krystal and Connor… Joe, Kendall and Leo… the list goes on. We discuss Leo’s extremely dark turn and we’re joined by Kenny King to talk about his time in Paradise.

Duration:01:43:45

‘Paradise’ S5 Week 3 With Jacqueline Trumbull

8/22/2018
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We know you came here for a Bachelor In Paradise recap, but this is now a Peter Kavinsky and Laura Jean fan podcast. …Just kidding. While we’d love to follow our hearts and talk about To All The Boys I've Loved Before, the Netflix romcom that made us believe in goodness again, we do have to break down all that happened in paradise this week. To help us dig a little deeper, we’re joined by Bachelor In Paradise shooting star Jacqueline Trumbull.

Duration:01:32:25

‘Paradise’ S5 Week 2 With Priscilla Frank

8/15/2018
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We’re back to the beaches of Sayulita, Mexico, where the vaginas aren’t dancing and the men are weeping. Four hours of Paradise this week means we have so much Colton and Tia to catch up on, as well as the Goose Gang and Johnbilee (that’s John and Jubilee). Joining us to talk it all through is HuffPost’s Priscilla Frank.

Duration:01:35:01

‘Paradise’ S5 Week 1 With Brett Vergara

8/8/2018
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New setting, new show, same drama. It’s Colton and Tia: The Spin-off! And, you know, 20 or so other hot singles on a beach. Honestly, we’re just so happy to finally be in Paradise, even if all we do is talk about Colton and Tia for another month. Here to help us kick it off, it’s Bachelor tweeter extraordinaire and Buzzfeed community manager Brett Vergara!

Duration:01:15:25

‘Bachelorette’ S14 Finale With Allison Williams

8/7/2018
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On this episode, Allison Williams joins to recap ‘The Bachelorette’ season 14 finale. We discuss Becca’s level of happiness, Garrett’s poetic kind of love, Blake’s sweaty heartbreak, and ask more of the apology on ‘After The Final Rose’.

Duration:01:44:01

'Bachelorette' S14 Bonus With Robert Mills

8/2/2018
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This season has been full of intrigue and scandal, so we wanted to get the scoop from someone who knows what’s going on behind the scenes -- Rob Mills! He’s the Head of Alternative Programming for ABC, as well as a prolific tweeter. We talked about his history with the franchise, all those off-screen scandals, what we can expect from Paradise and, more importantly, THE PROPOSAL, The Bachelorette’s underappreciated baby sibling. Enjoy!

Duration:00:59:16

'Bachelorette' S14 Men Tell All With Michael Garofola

7/31/2018
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It was a classic Men Tell All last night... in that the men did not tell all. We really learned nothing new, except that they all still love Becca. On this episode, Jordan steals the show, Lincoln is the elephant in the room, and Jason campaigns to be the next Bachelor. Here to break it all down is Bachelor Nation alum, Michael Garofola.

Duration:01:15:47

'Bachelorette' S14e9 With Caila Quinn

7/24/2018
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It’s fantasy suite week! And this season, the fantasy suite truly turned into a regular dream suite. Not too amazing, not too terrible, just normal! Except for Jason, who didn’t get to participate at all. But after that exit, we have a feeling he was in a lot of Bachelor Nation fantasies last night. To discuss all that and more, we’re joined by the wonderful Caila Quinn!

Duration:01:18:30