Parents' Guide to

Bachelor Pad

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Dating show castoffs duke it out for love, money, and sex.

TV ABC Reality TV 2010
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+


That's dirty minded. I agree with both the kids, that just because you know about this stuff doesn't mean you should encourage it. Doesn't mean you should like it. And why did you put "Great messages," and "Great role models?" That can only mean one thing about your personality...

Is It Any Good?

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If watching The Bachelor or The Bachelorette is your idea of fun, then Bachelor Pad just might make your day. After all, the show rounds up some of the most loved -- and, apparently, hated -- participants in the reality dating contest's history and pours them into a professionally decorated fishbowl for your amusement.

But be forewarned: Knowing (and caring) that fan-favorite Tenley Molzhan almost won Jake Pavelka's heart on the 14th season of The Bachelor, only to have her own crushed when Jake decided that he really loved Vienna Girardi, is practically a prerequisite. And, for that matter, so is believing that it's possible to find true love on TV.

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