The Bachelor (season 1)
|The Bachelor (season 1)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||7 (including 1 special)|
|Original release||March 25– April 25, 2002|
The Bachelor (season 1) is the first season of ABC reality television series The Bachelor. The season premiered on March 25, 2002, and concluded on April 25, 2002. The show featured very first bachelor, Alex Michel, courting 25 women.
The following is the list of bachelorettes for this season:
|Amanda Marsh||23||Chanute, Kansas||Event Planner||Winner|
|Trista Rehn||29||Miami, Florida||Miami Heat Dancer||Runner-Up|
|Shannon Oliver||24||Dallas, Texas||Financial Management Consultant||Week 5|
|Kim||24||Tempe, Arizona||Nanny||Week 4|
|Cathy Grimes||22||Terra Haute, Indiana||Graduate Student||Week 3|
|Christina||28||Bonita, California||Attorney||Week 3|
|LaNease Adams||23||Los Angeles, California||Actress||Week 3|
|Rhonda||28||Woodward, Oklahoma||Commercial Real Estate Agent||Week 3|
|Alexa||27||Beverly Hills, California||Special Ed. Teacher||Week 2|
|Amy||28||New York, New York||Production Coordinator||Week 2|
|Angela||25||Avondale, Arizona||Hooters Waitress||Week 2|
|Angelique||27||Burbank, California||Actress||Week 2|
|Katie||23||Malden, Massachusetts||Power Tool Sales Rep.||Week 2|
|Melissa||25||Tempe, Arizona||Photographer||Week 2|
|Tina||27||Plano, Texas||Graduate Student||Week 2|
|Amber||29||Los Angeles, California||Business Development Director||Week 1|
|Daniela||30||Seattle, Washington||Neuropsychologist||Week 1|
|Denise||30||Honolulu, Hawaii||Doctor||Week 1|
|Jackie||22||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Bar Manager||Week 1|
|Jill||31||Chicago, Illinois||Retail Manager||Week 1|
|Kristina||27||Los Angeles, California||Advertising Executive||Week 1|
|Lisa||29||Dallas, Texas||Attorney||Week 1|
|Paula||24||Swansea, Massachusetts||Insurance Representative||Week 1|
|Rachel||29||Eastchester, New York||6th Grade Teacher||Week 1|
|Wendi||26||Dallas, Texas||Technology Specialist||Week 1|
Shannon Oliver appeared in episode 3 of the first season of The Bachelorette to give Trista Rehn advice.
- The contestant won the competition.
- The contestant was on a one-on-one date
- The contestant went on a group date
- The contestant went on a group date and was eliminated at the rose ceremony
- The contestant was eliminated at the rose ceremony.
There were no dates during the first week.
Amber, Daniela, Denise, Jackie, Jill, Kristina, Lisa, Paula, Rachel, and Wendi were all sent home in the first rose ceremony.
There were three group dates. Five women were sent on each.
Alexa, Amy, Angela, Angelique, Katie, Melissa, and Tina were eliminated at the rose ceremony.
Group: Cathy, Christina, Kim, LaNease, and Rhonda.
Cathy, Christina, LaNease, and Rhonda were eliminated at the rose ceremony.
Kim was eliminated at the rose ceremony.
Overnight Dates: Amanda (New York), Shannon (Vermont), and Trista (Hawaii).
Shannon was eliminated at the rose ceremony.
Week 6 (Finale)
Meeting Alex's Parents and Final Dates: Amanda and Trista.
Trista's limo pulled up to the altar first, where Alex sent her home in a limo, brokenhearted. Amanda then came to the altar, where Alex declared her his chosen woman and entered into a relationship with her.