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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

'Bachelorette' S14e8 With Kristen Baldwin

7/17/2018
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It’s hometown week! And the biggest topics of the episode were… Colton being a virgin and his history with Tia. We’ve made so much progress since the first half of the season. Meanwhile, Garrett finds common values, Jason reveals his good-looking family, and Blake reveals a serious trauma. In the end, Tia helps to force Becca's hand and send Colton packing. Joining us to recap is EW TV critic, Kristen Baldwin

Duration:01:15:21

Bonus: UnREAL With Shiri Appleby

7/16/2018
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On this surprise bonus episode, Shiri Appleby joins Here To Make Friends to discuss the latest and final season of UnREAL, acting and directing since #MeToo, and more.

Duration:00:24:01

'Bachelorette' S14e7 With Tierney Bricker

7/10/2018
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Last night, Colton revealed he's still a virgin, Garrett counted the times he's ever been discouraged, and Blake showed his dance moves. In other news, ABC broke into the broadcast to announce the new SCOTUS nominee and Wills and Leo are heading home. On this episode, E! News Editor Tierney Bricker joins Claire and Emma to recap!

Duration:01:04:26

'Bachelorette' S14e6 With Derek Peth

7/3/2018
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Virginia is for lovers ... or so they say! On this episode, Jason rises the ranks, Chris flames out "guns blazing", and Becca finds a friend in Leo. BOTH Claire and Emma are back this week, and they are joined by good friend of the pod and Bachelor Nation alum Derek Peth.

Duration:01:20:53

'Bachelorette' S14e5 With Kate Dries

6/26/2018
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Last night on 'The Bachelorette' we finally arrived at this season's highly anticipated two-on-one date between Jordan and David. But amazingly, it was all overshadowed by Chris and his massive sense of entitlement. And to top it all off, he made it through the rose ceremony and will live to see another episode this season! On this episode, Claire Fallon is joined by writer Kate Dries to breakdown episode five from Becca's season.

Duration:01:22:42

'Bachelorette' S14e4 With Ali Barthwell And Ashley Spivey

6/19/2018
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This week, we learned a lot from “The Bachelorette.” We learned about the meaning of angled collars. We learned that there are actually still people in this world who believe the earth is flat. And we learned that our problematic frontrunner was once married for two months. It’s a lot to take in! On this episode, Emma Gray is joined by writer and Bachelor recapper Ali Barthwell, and intrepid Bachelor Nation citizen journalist, Ashley Spivey.

Duration:01:16:08

'Bachelorette' S14 Bonus With Reality Steve

6/15/2018
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On this bonus episode, Emma Gray catches up with Reality Steve about this week's news off camera – Season 14 contestant Lincoln Adim has been convicted of indecent assault and battery. They wonder how this could have been missed in a background check and what the implications may be for the future of this season and franchise.

Duration:00:28:07

'Bachelorette' S14e3 With Erin Darke

6/12/2018
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On this episode, Erin Darke joins Emma to recap episode three of Becca's season. Jordan continues to make great television, Colton and Tia move on, David falls out of bed, and Clay breaks his wrist.

Duration:01:12:41

'Bachelorette' S14e2 With Brett Vergara

6/5/2018
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Week 2 felt a lot more like a week 6! On this episode, Claire is joined by Brett Vergara to recap episode two of Becca's season. They discuss the cast ganging up on Lincoln, Connor destroying his date winning souvenir photo, Blake and Becca smashing tons of Arie related stuff, Wills' style and body language, and Colton's off screen history with Tia.

Duration:01:21:29

'Bachelorette' S14 Bonus With Jake Enyeart

6/1/2018
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So, you may remember Jake Enyeart, who got sent home before the rose ceremony because he already knew Becca. We wanted to get a little more insight on their confusing shared history, so we called him up and talked to him about it. He also shared his thoughts on the controversy around the current frontrunner, Garrett. As most of you probably know, Ashley Spivey shared some screenshots of Garrett’s 'likes' on offensive Instagram posts last week, and Emma and Claire reported on his Instagram...

Duration:00:28:23

'Bachelorette' S14e1 With Allison Williams

5/29/2018
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Night one is upon us! On this episode Claire and Emma breakdown the intro packages, the quirky entrances, and wade through a Bachelorette Mansion driveway littered with gimmicks, catch-phrases, and so much ogling. Plus, there is already drama – in the house – and in Garrett's social media history. They're helped by Bachelor Nation super-fan Allison Williams, who came to the studio with pages and pages of notes in hand.

Duration:01:15:14

'Bachelorette' S14 Preview – The Cast Bios

5/18/2018
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We did the damn thing! 'The Bachelorette' cast bios are out, and this season they're a little lighter than usual. But that didn't stop Claire and Emma who are back at it and bringing you their signature snark and expert analysis. These guys are athletic, age-appropriate, television-movie villains, and ready to retire at 40! Here To Make Friends returns Tuesday, May 29th.

Duration:01:04:31

BONUS: Live at SXSW With Brittany Taylor

3/12/2018
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We’re still not over that two-part season finale. So we flew to Austin to talk about it all over again with season 22 contestant, Brittany Taylor, live from the TuneIn Podcast Stage at SXSW. Brittany told us about getting friend-zoned, being besties with Becca, and life after the Bach.

Duration:01:06:01

'Bachelor' S22 Finale Part 2 With Amy Kaufman

3/7/2018
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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!

Duration:01:20:58

'Bachelor' S22 Finale Part 1 With Jacqueline Trumbull

3/6/2018
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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.

Duration:01:40:51

'Bachelor' S22e9 The Fantasy Suites With Vella Lovell

2/27/2018
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Last night we watched the fantasy suite dates! They’re in Peru! Arie points out that Peru has lots of culture, Machu Picchu, the Nazca Lines, and sand dunes. Over the course of the episode he drops the 'L' word quite a bit, cuts Kendall, and talks things over with Ross – Becca's Ex. To recap every moment, we’re joined by the wonderful Vella Lovell, who you may know from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and The Big Sick.

Duration:01:23:04

'Bachelor' S22 Women Tell All With Marikh Mathias

2/26/2018
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On this episode we’re going to try to recap what we managed to glean from this Women Tell All. Last night, Caroline teased the drama to come, Bekah explained her status as a missing person, and Krystal joined Arie on the couch. Enjoy a little behind-the-scenes insight and a very pro-glam mindset from our guest, Season 22 contestant Marikh Mathias!

Duration:01:06:28

BONUS: 'Winter Games' Week 2 With Megan Angelo

2/23/2018
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Megan Angelo joins the pod and takes us behind the scenes into her reporting from 'The Bachelor Winter Games'. On this episode we ask whether this special programming was a success, and if it will return. And of course, we analyze every lasting couple, breakup, kiss, and challenge, PLUS the surprise proposal. Bachelor Winter Games, we miss you already!

Duration:01:27:00

'Bachelor' S22e8 – The Hometown Dates

2/20/2018
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We've made it to the hometown dates and Arie is showing signs of stress. This week we encountered Kendall's storage unit full of taxidermy, plus her twin sister Kylie! Tia takes Arie to a racetrack, then Arie considers church (and other life plans) with Becca, and survives his encounter with Lauren's dad who it turns out is just a sweet man. Ultimately it was a low key episode of The Bachelor, but feminism fails makes a strong return.

Duration:01:00:14

BONUS: 'Winter Games' Week 1 With Michael Garofola

2/16/2018
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Michael Garofola joins us to offer a behind the scenes look at The Bachelor Winter Games. He breaks down the love triangles, the bromances, what got lost in translation, and what got left on the cutting room floor from episodes 1 and 2.

Duration:01:20:42