Here To Make Friends - A Bachelor Recap Show

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. Here To Make Friends is produced by Katelyn Bogucki.

Episodes

'Bachelor' S20 Bonus With Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell  

Ben Higgins and his fiancé, Lauren Bushnell spoke with co-hosts Emma and Claire IN-PERSON. This is not a drill. The beautiful couple discuss their experience on the show, their least favorite "Bachelor" buzzwords and they offer some priceless validation for this podcast.

'Bachelor' S20 Finale With Jenny Mollen  

Ben "Nice Guy" Higgins finds true love ... or at least a giant, ill-advised Neil Lane diamond ring. Actress, writer and "After Paradise" host, Jenny Mollen, joins Claire and Emma to discuss Ben's big proposal, why Ben's mom was the season highlight and ABC's sneak attack choice for next Bachelorette.

‘Bachelor’ S20e10 With The Bachelor Dudes and Ken Fuchs  

The Bachelor Dudes join hosts Emma and Claire to recap the one where the women tell all... or at least, some. Together, they discuss the show's gross race issues (#TeamJubilee4Lyfe), Olivia's attempted redemption and who the next Bachelorette might be. After the recap, Emma interview The Bachelor and Shark Tank director, Ken Fuchs, to learn how the sausage is made.

'Bachelor' S20e9 With Emily Maynard Johnson  

Emily Maynard Johnson, former Bachelorette and current author stops by to discuss her new book and share some behind-the-scenes Bachelor secrets. But first, co-hosts Claire Fallon and Emma Gray recap Episode 9 of "The Bachelor," Season 20. They discuss Ben's brutal breakup with Caila and the double -- reciprocal -- "I love you."

'Bachelor' S20e8 With Andi Dorfman  

Former Bachelorette, Andi Dorfman, joins co-hosts Emma and Claire to discuss Ben's day of potential fatherhood, how idyllic Ohio looks and the many hyper-masculine men in Jojo's life.

'Bachelor' S20e8 With Andi Dorfman  

Former Bachelorette, Andi Dorfman, joins co-hosts Emma and Claire to discuss Ben's day of potential fatherhood, how idyllic Ohio looks and the many hyper-masculine men in Jojo's life.

‘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.

'Bachelor' S20e6 With Kristen Baldwin  

Kristen Baldwin joins Emma and Claire to discuss Caila's confusing attempt at confessing her love, the "aggressive" pigs, Leah's last-ditch villainy and Olivia's downfall.

'Bachelor' S20e5 With Erin Gloria Ryan  

"The Bachelor" had some unlikely overlaps with the Iowa Caucuses during episode 5. Co-host Claire Fallon is joined by guest Erin Gloria Ryan, deputy editor at Vocativ, to discuss the aforementioned overlap, Ben's magnetic pull toward classroom settings, and Jubilee's untimely exit.

Bachelor’ S20e4 With Sharleen Joynt  

Former Bachelor contestant and opera singer, Sharleen Joynt joins hosts Emma and Claire to discuss Olivia's talent(s), the decoupling of The Twins, "sex panthers" and Ben's unflinching ability to manage the emotions of the women around him.

‘Bachelor’ S20e3 With Dr. Love  

Things got ugly on this week’s episode. Hosts Claire and Emma discuss all of the racially charged microaggressions Jubilee had to deal with, what constitutes a tragedy and the merits of "bad toes.” They’re also joined by Dr. Love, the scientist behind last episode’s LoveLab date.

'Bachelor' S20e2 With Kate Dries  

Kate Dries, the Managing Editor of Jezebel joins hosts Emma and Claire. They discuss running through the halls of Ben’s high school, going to lunch class, and having your smell analyzed on national TV. Also, Lace. Later in the episode, they share a phone conversation between Emma and someone from Ben's past. The conversation may change the way you think about him.

‘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.

'Bachelor' S20 Preview - Meet The Contestants  

Chiseled and "unlovable" Ben Higgins is about to start his journey, and there will be a whole lot of women along for the ride. We discuss what we know about Ben's 28 suitors and speculate who will be successful, and who will bring the crazy.

'Bachelor' S20 Preview With Catherine Giudici And Sean Lowe  

Catherine Giudici and Sean Lowe join hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon to discuss their stint on Marriage Bootcamp. They also share their predictions for Ben Higgin's 'Bachelor' run and hint that they might already know the outcome.

See You In January  

Although hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon are suffering severe 'Bachelor In Paradise' withdrawals, they wanted to take a moment to thank you for listening, and share a quick interview with their favorite host, Chris Harrison. They look forward to discussing 'The Bachelor' when they exit hibernation in January.

'Paradise' S2e6 With JJ Lane  

In this finale episode, JJ Lane joins hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon to recap all of the love and loss in the last two episodes of "Bachelor in Paradise." They discuss Carly and Kirk's painful breakup, Jade and Tanner's dream proposal and why "whimsical attachment" is not a thing.

'Paradise' S2e5 With The Bachelor Dudes And JJ Lane  

Hosts Claire Fallon and Emma Gray recap episodes 9 and 10 of "Bachelor in Paradise" Season 2. They discuss the end of the Joe-Samantha drama, the show's deep insensitivity to Mexican culture and whether Ashley I. will actually lose her v-card (nope!) Plus, they check in with "Bachelor in Paradise" hero JJ Lane and are joined by People Now's Bachelor Dudes, Sam Usher, Sammy Smith and Darren Bleckner, for their Male Insights (TM).

'Paradise' S2e4 With Kristen Baldwin  

Hosts Claire Fallon and Emma Gray recap episodes 7 and 8 of "Bachelor in Paradise" Season 2. They discuss JJ's American Hero send-off, Jade and Tanner sealing the BF/GF deal, Samantha's "puppet master" status and the big "Bachelor" reveal. Plus, they're joined by Yahoo TV editor-in-chief (and prolific "Bachelor In Paradise" tweeter) Kristen Baldwin this week!

'Paradise' S2e3 With Andi Dorfman  

Hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon discuss Joe and Samantha's botched plotting, Ashley S.'s no-bullshit reaction to her breakup with Dan and JJ's rise to hero status. The also chat with former "Bachelorette" Andi Dorfman about her recent move to New York City, her upcoming tell-all book and who she thinks should be the next Bachelor.

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