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Love to See It with Emma and Claire

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A snarky but affectionate dissection of dating reality shows — and what they say about all of us. Hosted by Emma Gray and Claire Fallon, who created the popular podcast Here To Make Friends, Love To See It is a weekly recap podcast about The Bachelor franchise and beyond. We laugh, we cry, we break down every episode in obsessive detail, and we unpack all the weird messages pop culture sends us about love. Join us on this journey

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A snarky but affectionate dissection of dating reality shows — and what they say about all of us. Hosted by Emma Gray and Claire Fallon, who created the popular podcast Here To Make Friends, Love To See It is a weekly recap podcast about The Bachelor franchise and beyond. We laugh, we cry, we break down every episode in obsessive detail, and we unpack all the weird messages pop culture sends us about love. Join us on this journey

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English


Episodes
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An Absurd 'Golden' Rumor & 'Farmer' S2 Finale

5/14/2024
Who knew fields and relationships had so much overlap? Not only was the Farmer Wants a Wife finale last week, but an absurd rumor is flying around that Gerry and Theresa split due to conflicting thoughts on corn fields. Big week for farm land! Plus, Lovers and Liars tries to find some F-girls by exploring their social media. 2:25 - News & Gossip 30:37 - Lovers & Liars 1:03:12 - Farmer Wants a Wife 1:44:53 - Final Rose

Duration:01:46:55

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‘The Idea of You’ Is The Fantasy We Deserve w/ Alison Rose Greenberg

5/9/2024
If Anne Hathaway is involved, we’re on board! Today, we’re looking at a recent rom-com that we just can’t get enough of. The Idea of You stars Anne Hathaway as a 40-year-old L.A. mom in a steamy love affair with a 24-year-old boy band front man. Of course, things can get really complicated with age gaps, fame, and the responsibilities of parenthood. We’ll also discuss the original book and some of the key differences between the two – including the ending. To help us along the way is author Alison Rose Greenberg!

Duration:01:48:31

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Navigating Drama On ‘The Bachelor’ w/ Madina Alam

5/7/2024
Reality dating shows are full of drama– that’s part of the reason we love them! But while it can be entertaining to watch, living through it is a totally different experience. Today, Madina Alam joins us to talk all about her time on Joey’s season of The Bachelor, including being stuck in the middle of the Maria-Sydney drama. We’ll also touch on the latest news & gossip and wrap up with the latest episode of Lovers & Liars! 1:45 - News & Gossip 37:15 - Madina Alam Interview 59:57 - Lovers & Liars 1:22:56 - Final Rose

Duration:01:25:19

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Farmer Wants a Country Chic Wedding

4/30/2024
Nick Viall and Natalie Joy got married this weekend! Emma was in attendance, and she’ll be filling us in on the whole event, from the wide variety of reality stars to the cowboy hats and mechanical bull. Of course, the farm fun doesn’t stop there! We’ll also be checking in on Farmer Wants a Wife and the latest from Lovers & Liars. 1:46 – News & Gossip: Nick & Natalie’s Wedding 23:19 – Lovers & Liars 1:08:31 – Farmer Wants a Wife 1:31:08 – Final Rose

Duration:01:33:16

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Tyler Cameron and Patti Stanger Are Back On TV

4/23/2024
Some of our favorite Bachelor alums are back in the reality game! Going Home with Tyler Cameron features the former contestant and some of his Bachelor friends renovating houses in his hometown of Jupiter, Florida. Then, Patti Stanger: Matchmaker brings Nick Viall to help non-millionaires find love. 1:48 – News & Gossip 17:37 – Going Home with Tyler Cameron 51:54 – Patti Stanger: Matchmaker 1:20:33 – Final Rose

Duration:01:23:48

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J. Lo & Ben 101: Two Kids From The Block w/ Brooke Siffrinn & Aricia Skidmore-Williams

4/18/2024
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were such an impactful pair, the celebrity couple portmanteau was invented just to capture their relationship. The story of Bennifer is one straight out of a rom-com. After a high-profile engagement, break up, other marriages, and kids, they found their way back to each other for a classic second chance romance. Most recently, J. Lo’s multimedia projects This Is Me… Now and The Greatest Love Story Never Told shed a new light on the couple’s dynamic. Joining us to discuss all the iterations of Bennifer are co-hosts of Even The Rich, Brooke Siffrinn & Aricia Skidmore-Williams! 5:20 – Timeline Recap 46:40 – Conversation with Brooke Siffrinn & Aricia Skidmore-Williams 1:31:45 – Tropes & Recommendations

Duration:01:40:59

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Gerry & Theresa’s Less-Than-Golden Ending

4/16/2024
Well, Bachelor Nation’s favorite (and only) Golden couple are calling it quits. This week, we’re discussing Gerry and Theresa’s recent announcement, the premiere of the F-Boy Island spin-off Lovers & Liars, and the reverse Bachelor-trauma dump on last week’s episode of Farmer Wants a Wife. 1:41 - News & Gossip 26:04 - Lovers & Liars first impressions 1:03:46 - Farmer Wants a Wife 1:30:22 - Teaser Time 1:31:24 - Final Rose

Duration:01:33:53

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Call 9-1-1! Joey & Jesse’s Procedural Drama Debut

4/9/2024
While we were busy covering the latest season of The Bachelor, Reality Dating TV has soldiered on to give us two wildly different shows: Couple to Throuple and Farmer Wants A Wife. Join us as we check in on the latest from these two series! Plus, we cover the latest Bachelor News & Gossip, including Joey’s unhinged appearance on 9-1-1. 1:50 - News & Gossip 16:00 - Couple to Throuple 1:09:15 - Farmer Wants a Wife 1:36:15 - Teaser Time 1:39:43 - Final Rose

Duration:01:42:16

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News & Gossip: Farewell, Bachelor Mansion

4/2/2024
With Joey’s season wrapped it’s time to take stock of Bachelor Nation! There are new couples, new babies, and a new Bachelor Mansion! In this episode we discuss…

Duration:00:49:47

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‘Bachelor’ S28e11 Finale: Best Bachelor Ever

3/26/2024
Well folks, they did it. They stuck the landing! It’s been a while since we’ve had a season of The Bachelor end where we feel good about all parties involved. There was friendship, sisterhood, and, of course, love! And the fun doesn’t stop here because they also revealed our next Bachelorette…

Duration:02:02:34

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Golden Bachelor’s Leslie Fhima Is Ready For What’s Next

3/22/2024
Leslie Fhima reflects on her time on The Golden Bachelor. Plus, she clears up that Kelsey A. kerfuffle and shares her thoughts on The Golden Bachelorette.

Duration:01:14:21

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‘Bachelor’ S28e10 Women Tell All: Maria Mania

3/19/2024
Joey may be this season’s lead, but Maria is the main character. This Women Tell All did not disappoint with all the lingering drama this season being hashed out in between the crowd’s applause for Maria. There’s plenty of pettiness, but also some really heartfelt moments. Plus, they’ve got bloopers, and we’ll take a plate full of those like we’re Joey chowing down on macarons!

Duration:01:56:39

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‘Bachelor’ S28e9 Fantasy Suites: Golden Fairy Godmothers w/ Bachelor in Retrospect

3/12/2024
Have you ever wished you could get some advice from the golden gals? Well, it might be a bit… varied. This week is fantasy suites and each woman gets some advice ahead of their date. But is the advice actually helpful? Or is it a producer ploy to add some fuel to the fire? To help us figure it out is Carrie Rosen and Annemarie Navar-Gill from the podcast Bachelor in Retrospect!

Duration:01:56:17

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Britney & Justin 101: Hot Sexy Virgins w/ Tess Barker

3/7/2024
Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake were Y2K royalty sitting on an all-denim throne. Unfortunately, their friends-to-lovers relationship took place at the crossroads of the entertainment machine and purity culture. While women were chastised for their sexuality, men were celebrating theirs, high fiving each other in shock jock DJ booths. While Justin’s career thrived in the public eye, Britney was subject to constant criticism and a long abusive conservatorship. In this episode, we’ll revisit their relationship to explore the double standards of celebrity culture. We’ll also talk to Tess Barker, co-host of Toxic: The Britney Spears Story, about her experience in the #FreeBritney movement. 03:30 – Timeline Recap 53:00 – Discussion with Tess Barker 1:45:00 – Tropes and Pairings

Duration:01:55:27

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‘Bachelor’ S28e8 Hometowns: We’re Rooting For Everyone

3/5/2024
Hometowns are here and, surprisingly, the families brought more support than drama! Of course, that just makes this decision harder for Joey. Maybe we can give everyone a rose? As a treat?

Duration:01:55:30

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‘Bachelor’ S28e7: Joey Pilled w/ Stephanie McNeal

2/27/2024
While nobody is cuddling naked in the woods, they do get pretty darn close as production looks for every excuse they can find to get Joey shirtless in the freezing cold of Jasper National Park. Luckily, there always seems to be someone around to keep him warm. Here to help us break down this week’s episode is friend of the pod and senior editor at Glamour, Stephanie McNeal!

Duration:01:55:00

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‘Bachelor’ S28e6: Bad Decision Poutine

2/20/2024
There is nothing more romantic than a bowl of bad poutine– except maybe an appearance by Feist. This week, Joey and the ladies travel to Montreal as the pressures of the process continue to build and two women self-eliminate. But hey, at least there’s chocolate-pineapple poutine!

Duration:01:39:14

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Taylor & Travis 101: The Girl on the Bleachers w/ Amy Kaufman

2/15/2024
You know you’re a power couple when your very presence bends the entire media landscape. From Album of the Year to a Super Bowl victory, Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce are titans of their own industries. We’ve all been obsessed watching their love story unfold through football games, shaky fan videos, and magazine spreads, but why is their relationship so gripping? And what does that say about all of us? Joining us is LA Times journalist Amy Kaufman! Love 101 is a new episode format about iconic relationships that have gripped our attention and defined cultural eras. Get ready for Taylor and Travis 101!

Duration:01:42:20

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‘Bachelor’ S28e5: Stress Eating an Olive

2/14/2024
It’s Valentine’s Day and what better way to celebrate than traveling to Spain to be whisked away by Joey on a Vespa! Plus, double the rose ceremony means double the drama. Peep this pod!

Duration:01:49:04

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‘Bachelor’ S28e4: Devil vs. Vampire

2/13/2024
What did you think was going to happen? When drama gets this intense between two contestants, you know there’s going to be a two-on-one! But no matter how petty or confusing the drama, Joey always somehow seems to make us swoon…

Duration:02:02:21