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Version of 

Ungkaren (2003) (TV Series)
Bachelor, de begeerde vrijgezel (2003) (TV Series)

Spin-off 

The Bachelorette (2003) (TV Series)
Bachelor Pad (2010) (TV Series)
Features former contestants from this show in a new competition
Bachelor in Paradise (2014) (TV Series)
takes contestants from The Bachelor and places them into a new setting

Referenced in 

Less Than Perfect: Claude the Heartbreaker (2002) (TV Episode)
The show's Aaron Buerge guest-stars and presents Lydia with a rose.
Game Theory (2003) (Video)
The Reality of Love (2004) (TV Movie)
Movie's key ceremony emulates show's rose ritual
Tripping the Rift: The Devil and a Guy Named Webster (2004) (TV Episode)
The Crew watches 'Joe Bachelor' at the start of the episode
Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004) (TV Movie)
joke
Saturday Night Live: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by paparazzi
Date Movie (2006)
Grant and Julia are reunited for the first time on Extreme Bachelor: Desperate Edition.
Man of the Year (2006)
"Part 'West Wing', part 'The Bachelor' " comment
I Do (2006)
Mentioned in the dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/Avril Lavigne (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by 'Jessica Simpson'
House M.D.: Guardian Angels (2007) (TV Episode)
House has a rose ceremony of his own to show who still has a job
The Family Guy 100th Episode Celebration (2007) (TV Movie)
mentioned in dialogue
Nip/Tuck: Everett Poe (2007) (TV Episode)
"bachelorette #2" mentioned
All I Want for Christmas (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by Erin
Two and a Half Men: Damn You, Eggs Benedict (2008) (TV Episode)
Alan talks about "giving my second rose to bachelorette #2."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.76 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.79 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Dancing with the Stars: Round One: Part 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Melissa is introduced
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.115 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $100 question
Dancing with the Stars: Round Two (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during intro
Dancing with the Stars: Round Three (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in teams intro
Dancing with the Stars: Round Four (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in teams intro
Dancing with the Stars: Round Five (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in team's intro
Dancing with the Stars: Round Six (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Melissa Rycroft's intro
Dancing with the Stars: Round Seven (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in team's intro
Dancing with the Stars: Round Eight (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Melissa Rycroft introduction
Dancing with the Stars: Round Nine (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Melissa Rycroft is introduced
Dancing with the Stars: Round Ten: Finals (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Melissa Rycroft introduction
Dancing with the Stars: Round Ten: Final Results (2009) (TV Episode)
Tom Bergeron and Jeffrey Ross refer to Melissa's appearance on the series
The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All (2009) (TV Episode)
Talk about the events of Season 13
Dating in the Dark: Episode #1.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
One of the girls says she doesn't know they those girls do it on The Bachelor, in reference to competing for one guy
10 Things I Hate About You: You Can't Always Get What You Want (2009) (TV Episode)
Kat tells Mandella that Ms. Sommers is like a contestant from this show.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a $300 question
The Middle: The Cheerleader (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Dancing with the Stars: Round Four: Results Show (2009) (TV Episode)
Guest appaearance by the following season's bachelor Jake Pavelka
The Girls Next Door: Look Before You Peep (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Cort McCown's comedy act
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "TV Shows in Other Words"
Tosh.0: Risky Business Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
When in Rome (2010)
Antonio remarks that Beth choosing between him and the other suitors is "like 'The Bachelor.'"
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.90 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says John Edwards called ABC to ask if he could be the next bachelor
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lopez (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the "Hollywood Dish" segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says the season finale aired tonight
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.149 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Reality TV"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.64 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says Al Gore will be the next contestant on the show
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.194 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jason Mesnick's season is the subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Jason Born"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.75 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the couple from the show, Jake and Vienna, have broken up
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.76 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay talks about Jake and Vienna from the show breaking up
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.77 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay talks about Jake and Vienna from the show breaking up
The Bachelorette: Episode #6.7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jake and Vienna from season 14 sit down to talk about their breakup
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.82 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says LeBron James' special announcing his choice of team was like "The Bachelor" for jocks
Drop Dead Diva: Queen of Mean (2010) (TV Episode)
Stacy says that Jane being fired on TV was like in "The Bachelor", only without the jacuzzi scenes.
Hot in Cleveland: The Play's the Thing (2010) (TV Episode)
Melanie and Pete "watch" this show.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.101 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the legalization of gay marriage could lead to the show's most dramatic season yet
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.102 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that ABC is milking the show's franchise
Bachelor Pad: Episode #1.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Multiple references as many of the contestants are from this show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.110 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says Levi Johnston will have a reality show on ABC called "The Slimiest Bachelor"
General Hospital: Episode #1.12139 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Wayne
Mad: WALL-E-NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude (2010) (TV Episode)
"The Spatcula" skit is based off of this show.
The Middle: Foreign Exchange (2010) (TV Episode)
Frankie mentions the show by name
How I Met Your Mother: Glitter (2010) (TV Episode)
Barney says, "I'm sorry, you did not get a rose."
The Cleveland Show: Fat and Wet (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cleveland
How I Met Your Mother: False Positive (2010) (TV Episode)
Robin mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.73 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Starbucks' new drink size, the Trenta, sounds like the name of a contestant on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.80 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Brad Womack from the show will be on tomorrow
30 Rock: Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning (2011) (TV Episode)
trying to select the staff members he will rescue in case of disaster, Lutz says he feels like the Bachelor and wonders who he will give his rose to
Cougar Town: Cry to Me (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Tosh.0: Evolution of Dance Guy (Dance-Off) (2011) (TV Episode)
"Final rose" mentioned
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.96 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says a computer is being designed to be so shallow that the Bachelor will be sexually attracted to it
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.104 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the bachelor on the show is now down to two women and one rose
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.165 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Ashley Hebert was one of the women on the show last season
The Bachelorette: Episode #7.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
Emily talks with Chris about the relationship she had with Brad from Season 15
Drop Dead Diva: Mother's Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Stacy tells Fred the girls are coming over to watch the show.
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011) (TV Movie)
Amy mentioned the show.
Gossip Girl: Riding in Town Cars with Boys (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Blair
Are You There, Chelsea?: Believe (2012) (TV Episode)
Olivia says they'll have to find Dee Dee a guy who's into origami and "The Bachelor".
The Big Bang Theory: The Vacation Solution (2012) (TV Episode)
Raj mentions the bachelor handing out roses.
The Middle: The Concert (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Frankie
Are You There, Chelsea?: Dee Dee's Pillow (2012) (TV Episode)
Dee Dee tells Chelsea not to make fun of her for watching "The Bachelor".
Last Man Standing: Ding Dong Ditch (2012) (TV Episode)
the show, Jason and Molly are all mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Lindsay Lohan/Jack White (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Bob's Burgers: Bob Day Afternoon (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.123 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that now that Melissa Gilbert has a concussion, she could be a contestant on the show
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.58 (2012) (TV Episode)
The round table discuss the show.
Hot in Cleveland: Bye George, I Think He's Got It! (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned that the girl at the bar is tearing up over it
The Vampire Diaries: Do Not Go Gentle (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Caroline
The Bachelorette: Episode #8.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Emily mentions her relationship with Brad from this show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.150 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that two days after the series ends, most of the girls are back on the street hooking
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.163 (2012) (TV Episode)
Natasha Leggero mentions that "Burning Love" is a parody of the show
The Bachelorette: Episode #8.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
Arie's mom asks about Emily and Brad and mentions watching the show
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.106 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.119 (2012) (TV Episode)
The round table discusses Ryan Lochte wanting to be on the show.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.190 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ryan Lochte says that he would consider being on the show if he were asked
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.127 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea and Kirsten Dunst talk about the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.139 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Glee: Britney 2.0 (2012) (TV Episode)
Puck says he has "a date with the chick who was thrid runner-up on 'The Bachelor'."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay asks Kirstie Alley if she ever considered going on the show
The Middle: The Second Act (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Frankie
The Big Bang Theory: The Habitation Configuration (2012) (TV Episode)
The show is referred to in the end credits Chuck Lorre Vanity Card #398.
Bob's Burgers: An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Underemployed: The Tasting (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Bekah
Portlandia: Take Back MTV (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Fortune mentions the show by name.
Californication: Quitters (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Arrow: Betrayal (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Middle: The Smile (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Brick
Tosh.0: The Oscars Spoiler Alerts (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.28 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
See Dad Run: See Dad Assist Kevin (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kevin
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.119 (2013) (TV Episode)
Willie Geist says he watches the show
The Middle: The Bachelor (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.55 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.65 (2013) (TV Episode)
Beth Ostrosky mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.67 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.69 (2013) (TV Episode)
The announcer mentions the show by name.
The Lookout: Episode #1.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
waiting in a car, a crew member says he feels like he's on the show
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.83 (2013) (TV Episode)
The narrator talks about the rose ceremony.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.202 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says on Al Jazeera America's version of the show, the bachelor gets to keep all 72 virgins
Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone (2013) (Video)
one of the fake programs is "Bachelor's Roses", inspired by the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Tyler Perry/Ken Jeong/The Head and the Heart (2013) (TV Episode)
Ken Jeong says that "Burning Love" is a spoof of the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.56 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay says it was so cold that the bachelor had a cold sore that wasn't from herpes
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions the show by name.
The Middle: War of the Hecks (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.11 (2014) (TV Episode)
The round table talks about the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.12 (2014) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.38 (2014) (TV Episode)
The round table talks about the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.47 (2014) (TV Episode)
Ian and Chris talk about the show.
Faking It: Faking Up Is Hard to Do (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Cameron Diaz/Josh Gad/Bleachers (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy says he doesn't like Juan Pablo in the current (18th) season of this show

Featured in 

SexTV: The Andropause Debate/Elinor Carucci/Ian Kerner (2005) (TV Episode)
Clip from show is used in this episode.
The Bachelor: Where Are They Now? II (2008) (TV Episode)
Features clips from various episodes
The Bachelorette: Episode #5.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Scenes from Jillians appearance on season 13 are shown
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.75 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.79 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.85 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Bachelor: Jason & Molly's Wedding (2010) (TV Movie)
Multiple clips from multiple seasons are shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.7 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
20/20: Inside the Bachelor: The Stories Behind the Rose (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from multiple seasons shown
The Middle: TV or Not TV (2010) (TV Episode)
Frankie asks Aunt Edie what she's missing on "The Bachelor"/Frankie watches this show on TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.65 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.71 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.79 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip shows what Jay would like to see happen on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.81 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of the show featuring Brad Womack is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.85 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the show is shown
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #3.28 (2011) (TV Episode)
Various clips included in Remix the Clips
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.108 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the season finale is shown
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Portlandia: Cool Wedding (2012) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.89 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered clip from the show is shown
The Bachelorette: Episode #8.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips from season 15 with Emily & Brad shown
Propaganda (2012)
Clips shown and analysed
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.110 (2012) (TV Episode)
The SWAT officer is watching the show on TV.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.169 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Spencer Matthews!
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.40 (2012) (TV Episode)
Altered promo for the new season
The Bachelorette: Ashley and JP's Wedding (2012) (TV Movie)
clips from Sean Lowe's season shown
The Bachelorette: Episode #9.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Desiree talks about her time on the show, with clips shown
The Bachelor's Funniest Moments (2013) (TV Movie)
clips from several episodes are shown
Count It Down: Guilty Pleasure TV Shows (2013) (TV Movie)
"The Bachelor" is #14.
The Bachelor: Sean and Catherine's Wedding (2014) (TV Movie)
lots of clips from season 17 shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Matthew McConaughey/Charles Barkley/Lyle Lovett (2014) (TV Episode)
an altered clip is shown in the "What I'd Like to See on The Bachelor" segment
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.20 (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show is shown.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chelsea Handler/Lea Michele (2014) (TV Episode)
Various clips of Juan Pablo touching the girls' faces

Spoofed in 

South Park: Professor Chaos (2002) (TV Episode)
the scene where stan hands out the roses to the kids who made the cut to go to the next level of being their friends is a spoof of the bachelor giving roses to the girls who made it to the next round
Saturday Night Live: Eric McCormack/Jay-Z (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in The Bachelor skit
Bachelor (2003) (Video)
The Bachelor (2003) (Video)
The title and plot of this gay-porn video follow the reality show format and use its title.
The Simpsons: Simple Simpson (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Promiscuous Idiots Island" TV show watched by the Simpsons
Six Feet Under: A Coat of White Primer (2005) (TV Episode)
David fantasises about being on a gameshow were rather than asking to be chosen as a potentional love interest, various "bachelorettes" instead offer to be a surrogate for himself and Keith.
Date Movie (2006)
They meet on a dating reality show
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: B-12 (2006) (TV Episode)
Skit spoofing The Bachelor, 9th season (Rome) near the opening of the show.
CSI: Miami: Dead on Arrival (2009) (TV Episode)
"The Marrying Kind" reality show follows the exact same format
Robot Chicken: Please Do Not Notify Our Contractors (2009) (TV Episode)
As part of the "Beast and the Beauties" segment
Tosh.0: Looking for a Girlfriend (2010) (TV Episode)
Parodied during Redemption
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.94 (2010) (TV Episode)
an altered clip is used to illustrate what Jay would like to see on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.70 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip shows what Jay would like to see happen on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.87 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ross gives a rose to the player he would select to receive a pass
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.89 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered clip shows what Jay would like to see happen on the show
Hot in Cleveland: The Emmy Show (2011) (TV Episode)
Austin takes the ladies on 'dates' and has a rose ceremony to eliminate one of them
Beavis and Butt-Head: Werewolves of Highland/Crying (2011) (TV Episode)
the guys watch (an animated rendition of) the show
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Count Bachelor" in the vampire TV segment
Stevie TV: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"The Bachelor: After the Women Tell All But Before the Final Rose" skit
Stevie TV: Episode #2.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"The Cheater"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.24 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chuy holds a rose ceremony.
Family Guy: He's Bla-ack! (2014) (TV Episode)
"The Gay Bachelor"

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