Original air date: 06/03/2013 Runtime: 84:37 min. A bridal shop provides the unlikely backdrop for Desiree’s first one-on-one date with the tall, dark and handsome Brooks; rap superstar SOULJA BOY carefully crafts an aptly named rap music video — “Right Reasons” — using Desiree and a group of slick bachelors; and Bryden is treated to a scenic, romantic road trip up the beautiful California coast. But some of the men are already fighting for Desiree’s love and nearly come to blows. After careful deliberation, three men are sent packing as the Bachelorette attempts to make her fairytale come true.
Original air date: 06/10/2013 Runtime: 84:40 min. Desiree ups the ante in a winner-takes-all game of dodgeball, but things turn ugly quickly when a massive pileup ends with someone making a trip to the ER. Singer KATE EARL serenades the Bachelorette and one the men with some touching love songs in a special performance. A death-defying individual date with Kasey goes awry, morphing from a fantasy into a nightmare. Roping and riding take center stage as the stunt coordinator for Disney’s upcoming feature film The Lone Ranger shows some of the guys the ins and outs of being a cowboy. However, it is Chris Harrison’s surprise call to Desiree that starts a wild chain reaction: It’s revealed that one deceptive man not only has ulterior motives for being there, but has a girlfriend to boot! Desiree’s firestorm of emotion makes her question all the remaining men. Is her Cinderella story about to crash and burn?
Original air date: 06/10/2013 Runtime: 84:36 min. Desiree starts her world tour searching for love in the popular, nostalgic seaside resort of Atlantic City, New Jersey, where some of her hunky beaus will compete for the coveted title of “The Bachelorette’s Mr. America.” And on a more serious note, the Bachelorette and James go on a very different type of date to Seaside Heights, New Jersey, as they view the damage done by Superstorm Sandy and meet a couple who survived the hurricane, but lost everything they had, spending their 38th wedding anniversary in a Red Cross shelter. What surprises do Desiree and James have in store for the couple — and for each other? As the waves crash on shore, the tension at the cocktail party builds. Desperate times call for desperate measures and the men try and do whatever they can to ensure they get a rose to travel with Desiree to the next exciting location – Munich.
Original air date: 06/17/2013 Runtime: 84:39 min. Desiree starts her world tour searching for love in the popular, nostalgic seaside resort of Atlantic City, New Jersey, where some of her hunky beaus will compete for the coveted title of “The Bachelorette’s Mr. America.” And on a more serious note, the Bachelorette and James go on a very different type of date to Seaside Heights, New Jersey, as they view the damage done by Superstorm Sandy and meet a couple who survived the hurricane, but lost everything they had, spending their 38th wedding anniversary in a Red Cross shelter. What surprises do Desiree and James have in store for the couple — and for each other? As the waves crash on shore, the tension at the cocktail party builds. Desperate times call for desperate measures and the men try and do whatever they can to ensure they get a rose to travel with Desiree to the next exciting location – Munich.
Original air date: 07/01/2013 Runtime: 85:09 min. Desiree and the eight remaining men fly to the cultural and romantic hotspot of Barcelona. Drew and Kasey, however, share the burden of a terrible secret concerning James, who they feel is not there for the “right reasons.” The guys are intent on making sure that Desiree learns the devastating truth about this man, but when will it be the right time to tell her? Meanwhile, Drew has his own romantic and emotional one-on-one date with the Bachelorette. The group date features a face-off between six pumped up bachelors and an all-female professional soccer team. But buckle up — the after party features one the most visceral, ferocious fights in Bachelorette history. And when Desiree finally confronts James, she drops a bombshell. Zak helps to take Desiree’s mind off the drama with a revealing one-one-one date that ups the romance. But the tension is unbearable as the rose ceremony nears and no man feels safe. Who will survive to travel to the exotic island of Madeira?
Original air date: 07/08/2013 Runtime: 84:34 min. The drama of Munich and Barcelona is behind Desiree, but she still must determine which four men will have the chance to take her home to meet their families. Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago off the coast of Africa, is the perfect location for Desiree to meet up with three of her friends from last season of The Bachelor Catherine, Lesley and Jackie for some girl time to refocus on the crucial task at hand. Brooks and Desiree enjoy a one-on-one date, but a serious conversation gives her some indication of where their relationship is headed. Desiree takes Chris to a deserted island for an idyllic day, but he is very nervous about whether to reveal his real feelings for her. Michael gets his first one-on-one date with the Bachelorette, exploring the city of Funchal. Zak and Drew’s two-on-one date, where the one who gets the rose is assured a hometown date, turns into a real contest between both men. But Desiree makes a confession to Chris Harrison that will turn everything upside down.
Original air date: 07/15/2013 Runtime: 84:40 min. Desiree’s emotionally charged whirlwind world tour to find love comes back to the U.S. as she travels across the country to visit Brooks, Chris, Drew and Zak in their hometowns and meet their families. Her spirit and resilience has surprised the men, but she is about to be severely tested by their loved ones as she tries to figure out if she can love more than one man at a time. Are all of these bachelors ready to be married? Desiree will try and find out from the people who know them best. Desiree starts her visits in Dallas, the hometown of fun-loving, free-spirited Zak, whose zest for life is contagious. The spontaneous bachelor surprises her with an unexpected adventure: They drive a family-owned snow-cone truck to an elementary school, where a group of children, hungry for a frosty treat, crowd them. Desiree admires Zak’s easy charm as he entertains the kids dressed in a furry Penguin suit.
Original air date: 07/22/2013 Runtime: 82:58 min. It's an exciting, unpredictable reunion viewers won't want to miss, as the most memorable bachelors from this season - including James, Ben, Michael G., Mikey T., Zak W., Juan Pablo and Jonathan - return to confront each other and Desiree one last time on national television to dish the dirt and tell their side of the story. The last eliminated bachelor, Zak, seeks closure about what went wrong with his relationship with Desiree. Sparks will fly as the villainous James and Ben try to explain their actions. Plus, the "Bachelor Bus" makes some surprise stops to crash fan viewing parties in Los Angeles and New York, and three favorite Bachelorettes advise Desiree on dealing with the men who were there for the "wrong reasons."
Original air date: 07/29/2013 Runtime: 83:57 min. Romantic adventures await Desiree and the final three men — Brooks, Chris and Drew — as they travel to the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua. There is electricity and passion in the air during these sand and surf excursions, as Desiree continues to explore what her future would be like with these potential partners. She will spend special intimate time with each of final guys, and there are possible invitations to spend the night in a “fantasy suite.” But an unexpected jolt will change Desiree’s whole journey — will her Cinderella fairytale have a happy ending, or is she headed for heartbreak?
Original air date: 08/05/2013 Runtime: 83:26 min. The second part of the season finale picks continues Desiree’s saga. After surviving shocking twists and turns, she narrowed down 25 bachelors to three fabulous guys: Brooks, Chris and Drew. While she was ready to give her heart completely to Brooks, he did not share her feelings. Desiree was expecting fireworks when she met Brooks in Antigua, but when he broke up with her very unexpectedly, she was left crying at the edge of a dock, devastated, heartbroken, hopeless and ready to go home. In this week’s emotional conclusion, Desiree must decide if she can move forward with the other two men or if her hope of finding love has been ruined.
Original air date: 08/05/2013 Runtime: 42:26 min. Filmed live, emotions run high as Desiree sits down with Chris Harrison to talk about her three final bachelors from this season — Brooks, Chris and Drew. She will take viewers back to those final days in Antigua when Brooks, the man she fell in love with, decided to go home. She will discuss her feelings in those finals days, her relationships with the final three men and the heart-wrenching decisions that she had to make that changed their lives forever. Brooks, Chris and Drew will join Desiree to discuss the shocking outcome of the season. It’s the poignant live ending to Desiree’s heartfelt journey to find true love.