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Bachelor week 3 recap: #Shrimpgate

This is week 3 of Clayton’s “journey” and it was as predictable as it was problematic. Between villainizing Cassidy and forcing the cast to divulge their trauma for a group date, this episode had the worst Bachelor tropes.

Bachelor week 2 recap: this isn’t a place for midwestern girls

This is week 2 of Clayton’s “journey” and we’re starting to get a stronger feel for both our lead and our contestants. Clayton seems less like an overpowered video game character and is starting to show off his emotional range, which is refreshing

Bachelorette week 2 recap: Jamie’s Joker origin story

The first group date of the season is usually cheesy and plays into the lead’s singular personality trait. Katie had a sex positivity workshop so, naturally, Michelle brought the guys into the classroom.

Bachelorette week 1 recap: Introducing, Ms. Young

This is week 1 of Michelle’s “journey” and she’s already shaping up to be one of our best Bachelorettes yet. She’s smart, beautiful, and has the best set of men in at least 3 seasons

Bachelorette week 9 recap: weaponized insecurity

his is week 9 of Katie’s “journey” and it’s finally time for Greg to expose himself for the petulant child he’s hinted at all season. Men like that weaponize their insecurity when they don’t receive what they want, and I’ve never felt more vindicated in my assessment of him than this blowup.

Bachelorette week 7 recap: “you remind me of my mom”

They were in a full spooning position and had just talked about “humping,” so this might’ve been the creepiest thing he could’ve said. Maybe “I have a bunch of your hair in my suitcase” would’ve been worse, but I’m not positive.