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The Bachelorette season 16 episodes list:
Clare Crawley will finally embark on her journey to find her soul mate as The Bachelorette returns for its sizzling 16th season on a new night. After putting Juan Pablo in his place on the memorable, 18th season finale of The Bachelor, and gaining a new sense of resolve and self-worth, Clare is more than ready to put her romantic disappointments in the rearview mirror and start a wild ride to find her happily ever after. At the end of a long first night, 23 men remain and attempt to become the love of Clare's life, and viewers will get their first glimpse at the shocking moment that will change the course of this passionate, crazy journey, unlike any other in franchise history.
Clare left no doubt the first night that she knew what she was looking for and let the men know it! Nine eager suitors get the opportunity to impress Clare as they learn how to communicate through the languages of love. Jason is the lucky bachelor to go on the first one-on-one date, but will he reveal some dark secrets from his youth and still be able to gain Clare's acceptance? Then things turn intense when 10 men show off something totally different – competing in a revealing game of dodgeball. Clare's explosive moment with one suitor leads to an immediate reaction. Another bachelor, uncomfortable with the dodgeball competition, plans to confront Clare about her behavior as the drama is ratcheted up from the very start of her journey.
Clare attempts to keep her journey to find everlasting love from careening off the rails this week. Yosef is particularly determined to confront the unsuspecting Bachelorette on several issues — only to have Clare heroically stand up to him. Former Bachelorette DeAnna Pappas pays a surprise visit to get the lowdown on Clare's guys. Things go awry when Clare decides to have an extended after-party with eight of the bachelors. Tensions mount when the men realize what is really going on. Zach J. is excited about his individual spa date with Clare, but his inability to relax might end in disaster. Comedy favorite Margaret Cho makes a special guest appearance to help some of the men prepare for a roast before a live audience, however, these suitors have something more devious in mind.
Clare's romantic situation is close to the tipping point as 16 of her remaining men are hopelessly confused about where they stand with the Bachelorette. Chris Harrison pays Clare a visit and cautions her that her journey cannot continue its current path, only to have her make a stunning revelation. Chris shares the startling news with the guys that the cocktail party and rose ceremony are canceled. A nervous Clare is about to embark on an unprecedented path to find her happy ending. Will she get her wish or will Dale, the man of her dreams, walk away? Will the other men be left with dashed hopes of a happily ever after with Clare?
Tayshia Adams, a fan favorite from The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise, has arrived to find the love of her life. Just when she is ready to begin her journey, another surprise arrives—more men are added to the 16 remaining bachelors who are excited to get to know her. The competition for Tayshia's heart heats up, but one man is struggling with his enduring feelings for Clare. Clare and her fiancé, Dale, have a heart-to-heart chat with Chris Harrison as they try to explain the thunderbolt that hit them simultaneously. Brendan captures the first one-on-one date with Tayshia, but although he is eager to make a deeper connection, he is worried that baggage from a past relationship might put an end to his romantic prospects before the night is over.
It's "game on!" when Ashley I. and Jared pay a special visit to Tayshia, running and judging a competition to test the strength and maturity of eight of her suitors. Who will win the coveted title, and who will struggle to the finish line? Dramatic faceoffs between the men prove a distraction, but the Bachelorette manages to squeeze in some romance. Refusing to give up, two hotheaded rivals try to pull Tayshia into the fray right before the rose ceremony. A group of the guys will be coached by former four-time Women's Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Amy Dumas and current undefeated UFC fighter Tatiana Suarez through wrestling drills to prepare for a big match in front of the men not on the date. Fan-favorite Wells Adams calls the wild action with Chris Harrison. Who will fight for Tayshia's heart and emerge victoriously? Finally, one smooth move will cement a bachelor's status as public enemy number one with the other jealous men.
Seven men compete for the only one-on-one date by writing and performing a love song for Tayshia. Who will hit the right notes that speak to the Bachelorette's heart? The winner of the musical competition opens up during an emotional conversation with Tayshia, and they may have more in common than they both realize. Former Bachelorette Becca Kufrin and Sydney Lotuaco from season 23 of "The Bachelor" visit Tayshia, helping her plan an outrageous game of Truth or Dare for six of the men. Ben and Ed separately decide to steal some extra time with the Bachelorette before the cocktail party to assess where they stand with her, leading to a hilarious outcome. But all hell breaks loose as Tayshia discovers what some men have been saying about her right before the rose ceremony.
An anxious Tayshia is experiencing something totally unexpected: She is having romantic feelings for multiple men. JoJo arrives to help Tayshia navigate her unsettling emotions, as well as fills in for Chris Harrison when he leaves to accompany his son to college. Tayshia and Zac C. dress up to capture some lovely wedding photos. He reveals himself to be a real survivor, surprising the Bachelorette and compelling her to see him in a different light. Ten men attend an art class in order to reveal themselves through their creative talent. Another man faces his fears as he and Tayshia go ghost hunting, but, even scarier, he admits his deep feelings for her. Finally, bitter rivals Noah and Bennett face the dreaded two-on-one date.
The drama rages on as Bennett and Noah continue to confront one another on the impromptu two-on-one date. JoJo ups the ante by explaining to the men that a rose this week will be their ticket to a hometown date and an opportunity to introduce Tayshia to their families. One man's one-on-one date starts as a fun scavenger hunt but evolves into a more serious discussion when he shares a deeply emotional secret with the Bachelorette that he hasn't revealed to anyone else. Honesty is at the top of Tayshia's list for a soul mate, and she puts five men through a high-pressure lie detector date. After all the confessions, there is one more shocking surprise at the end of the night that might turn her journey upside down.
Tayshia agonizes over which of the men's families to meet for hometown dates, and Bennett's bombshell return adds even more pressure to examine her emotions. Hoping to gain some clarity, Tayshia takes Blake to a crystal guru to have their crystals and chakras read. Overcome with emotion, she makes some gut-wrenching decisions about her remaining men, which reaches a turning point at a high-stakes cocktail party and rose ceremony. Then some of the most unforgettable men in this unprecedented season – including Demar, Ed, Jason, Kenny and Yosef – join Chris Harrison to look back at the romance, drama and heartbreak that had Bachelor Nation talking during The Bachelorette 2020 Men Tell All episode.
Since Tayshia can't travel to the men's hometowns, they will need to be creative and bring the flavor and feeling of what her life would be like with them and their families. When she meets the man's family, will they allay her fears about the guy being ready to propose? Another bachelor's family is skeptical of their relationship, but will they change their minds when they see the couple together? Then, Tayshia receives a cooking lesson from "one of the greatest chefs in the world."
A two-night special event kicks off with Tayshia ready to take her relationships with Brendan, Ivan and Zac to the next level in the fantasy suites. One man, whom she saw a future with from the start, is suddenly anxious and reveals why to Tayshia. How will that affect their special night? But nothing could prepare her for the bombshell surprise that rocks her world and may put her happily ever after in jeopardy when one man she can't forget returns. Former Bachelorettes JoJo Fletcher and Rachel Lindsay lend Tayshia their support and advice at crucial times.
After a shocking rose ceremony, Tayshia is excited to introduce the remaining bachelors to her family. Will the men win over her family? Her father voices concerns that she might make a big mistake. When proposal day arrives, Tayshia is so overcome with emotion that not even Chris Harrison can read her tears. Will Tayshia bravely step into the future she has been dreaming of or will she be too scared of repeating her past?