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How to Win The Bachelor: The Secret to Finding Love and Fame on America's Favorite Reality Show

How to Win The Bachelor: The Secret to Finding Love and Fame on America's Favorite Reality Show

by Chad Kultgen, Lizzy Pace


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Perfect for fans of Bachelor Nation and Seinfeldia, an illuminating deep dive into the most successful reality TV franchise of all time—The Bachelor.

Since its premiere in 2002, ABC’s The Bachelor has become a staple of American television. Now, discover the fascinating history of the show, uncover the ins and outs of the phenomenon that has become Bachelor Nation, and take a deeper look at what separates the winners from the losers.

From how best to exit the limo on Night One, to strategies for making a run for the all-important First Impression Rose, to how to avoid being labeled a villain, this clear-eyed guide illustrates the rules and strategies any would-be contestant should know.

The ultimate must-read for every fan, How to Win the Bachelor gives you an inside look at the franchise where The Rose holds all the power.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781982172947
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 01/25/2022
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 44,193
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Chad Kultgen is a bestselling author, journalist, screenwriter, and podcast host. His novels include The Lie; The Average American Male; Strange Animals; The Average American Marriage; and Men, Women, and Children. He is also the creator of the NBC series Bad Judge. Follow him on Twitter @ChadKultgen.

Lizzy Pace is a network comedy television writer, with credits including NBC’s Bad Judge and the Emmy-nominated series The Good Place, starring Ted Danson and Kristen Bell. Her writing has also appeared on Funny or Die and PopCultureSensation. Follow her on Twitter at @PaceCase.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

History of Our Beloved Game xii

Authors' Note xv

Chapter 1 Fundamentals 1

Chapter 2 The Preseason 23

Chapter 3 Night One: Surviving the Slaughter 51

Chapter 4 Regular Season Part 1: House Life 91

Chapter 5 Regular Season Part 2: Group Dates 119

Chapter 6 Regular Season Part 3: One-On-One Dates 151

Chapter 7 Play-offs Round 1: Hometowns 167

Chapter 8 Play-offs Round 2: Fantasy Suites 191

Chapter 9 Women Tell All 209

Chapter 10 The Finale/ATFR 219

Chapter 11 The Postseason 235

Chapter 12 Being Complicit 243

Appendix: The History of Our Beloved Game 261

Acknowledgments 288

The Lexicon 289

The Bachelor Score Sheet 298

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