When ABC’s The Bachelor premiered in 2002, millions of fans tuned in to watch two dozen women compete for the affection of one man. While some have criticized the show for being degrading, others find it entertaining and simply can’t turn away. Now, just ending its 19th season, The Bachelor has become a staple in reality TV. Over the years, fans have been introduced to countless contestants, several of whom who have left a lasting impression on viewers. While many have become memorable for all the wrong reasons, others have found a permanent place in the hearts of Bachelor fans everywhere. Here are our ten favorite The Bachelor contestants in the show’s history.
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