Parents' Guide to

Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After?

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Bland Bachelor reality explores post-show relationship.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

So staged and boring

So boring and you can totally tell everything they do is staged. Why are they using other bachelor parties. It should be natural. Then there is Ben, what an ass, he new the purpose of the show was to get engaged and get married at the end. Now he has cold feet. I would leave his dumb ass. I fall asleep watching the show, I'm done watching this dumb fake show.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

This bland series shows what it's like for two people who got engaged on a dating competition to continue their relationship once the series is over -- turns out, it's not that interesting. From reliving the angst created by Ben's declaration of love for another contestant while on The Bachelor, to changing out a toilet, it resurrects some ghosts from their past with some more ordinary activities.

As they learn more about each other's quirks, play pranks on each other, and think about their wedding, the couple struggles with the pressures put on them by their reality show fame. Ironically, they're hashing out these troubles in front of more cameras, and often during some obviously staged scenes. As a result, no matter how much it tries, Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After? is hard to take seriously.

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