The Bachelorette - Season 9

Monday 8:00 PM on ABC Premiered Jan 08, 2003 In Season




Episode Guide

  • 8/5/13
    Desiree talks about the three final bachelors and her feelings.
  • Finale
    Episode 12

    In the emotional conclusion, Desiree must decide if she can move forward with Chris or Drew, or if her hope of finding love has been ruined by Brooks' unexpected departure.

  • Episode 10
    Episode 10
    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?moreless
  • Men Tell All
    Episode 9
    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."moreless
  • Week 8
    Episode 8
    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.moreless
  • Week 7
    Episode 7
    Desiree meets up with some friends in Madeira Island, Portugal; Brooks and Desiree have a serious conversation on their date; Chris is anxious about revealing his face; Desiree makes a confession that changes things.
  • Week 6
    Episode 6
    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?moreless
  • Week 5
    Episode 5
    Desiree and the bachelors travel to Europe, where she and Chris explore Munich; Desiree and seven guys enjoy the German Alps; Brooks and James face off.
  • Week 4 (Season 9)
    Episode 4

    In Atlantic City eleven of the guys performs on stage, with Miss America and mayor in Atlantic City, Lorenzo Tyrone Langford in the audience.

  • Episode 3
    Episode 3
    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?moreless
  • Episode 2
    Episode 2
    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.moreless
  • Week 1
    Episode 1

    In the season premiere, the newest Bachelorette, 27-year-old Desiree - whom viewers will remember as the bridal stylist and girl next door who competed for Sean Lowe's affections last season on The Bachelor - meets 25 eager suitors, including a suave and debonair financial advisor with a dark secret in his past, a hard-charging federal prosecutor, a sexy former professional soccer player and single dad, a free-spirited drilling fluid engineer with a captivating sense of humor, a self-proclaimed Southern gentleman - also a single father - and a Cuban Casanova who is a gentle giant and might be too good to be true. Is Desiree's soul mate among them? Tensions are high as the season's first rose ceremony begins, but, by the end, Desiree will continue on her search for love with 19 men who hope to win her heart.

  • 5/19/13

    This one-hour special edition of The Bachelor features a collection of some of the most hilarious moments taken from the last 25 seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Plus, get a sneak peek at the upcoming new season of The Bachelorette with Desiree Hartsock.