‘The Bachelor’ Episode Guide (Feb. 5): Arie and Lauren. B Take In Paris, France

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‘The Bachelor’ Episode Guide (Feb. 5): Arie and Lauren. B Take In Paris, France

“Episode 2206” (02/05/18) – Paris, one of the most exciting and romantic cities of the world, is a spectacular backdrop for Arie’s continuing search for his soul mate. After the “Krystal-ized” drama of last week, the women are looking for a fresh start.

Imagine their horror when they discover that the dreaded two-on-one date is this week. But first, Lauren B. and Arie are whisked away on a luxury speed boat down the Seine River and then tour the city’s tourist attractions. Arie surprises a group of the women with a visit to the legendary dance hall, Moulin Rouge, ending with one of them performing with the Bachelor that night onstage. Krystal and Kendall face off during the two-on-one date that ends with a romantic kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower for one woman.

The final date goes to Jacqueline, but a clash in lifestyles might be a deal breaker for Arie. Difficult decisions lie ahead at the rose ceremony and the seven remaining bachelorettes pack their bags for Tuscany, on “The Bachelor,” MONDAY, FEB. 5 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

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Arie and Lauren B. take in the historic sites of Paris, but their date gets off to a slow start filled with awkward silences and forced conversation as they try to get to know each other. Lauren struggles to open up, but later at dinner, she reveals a secret that she worries might ruin her chances. Will the couple make a breakthrough and forge a connection?

Six bachelorettes are ecstatic to discover they will get private dance lessons on the stage of the famed Moulin Rouge. They show off their moves, but grow more intense and competitive when they learn that one woman will earn the chance to dance with Arie onstage that night in a performance. Afterward, the claws come out as the ladies long for Arie’s dance partner to depart.

Arie takes Krystal and Kendall to a beautiful chateau for their feared two-on-one date. The women argue and then at dinner, Arie makes a dramatic choice and takes the lucky bachelorette to the top of the Eiffel Tower where the two kiss while the other woman is left to wonder what went wrong.

On the final day in the City of Light, Arie takes Jacqueline on a wonderful shopping date where she models the latest Parisian fashions and then they dine at the iconic Maxim’s. However, Jacqueline shares her future plans, which might cause Arie to re-think whether he will offer his date a rose.

Which two women will be sent home brokenhearted and which seven toast to their next stop? Tuscany!

The 10 remaining women are:

– Rebecca (Becca K.), 27, publicist, Minneapolis, Minnesota
– Rebekah (Bekah M.), 22, nanny, Los Angeles, California
– Chelsea, 29, real estate executive assistant, Portland, Maine
– Jacqueline, 26, research coordinator, New York, New York
– Jenna, 28, social media manager, Raleigh, North Carolina
– Kendall, 26, creative director, Los Angeles, California
– Krystal, 30, fitness coach, San Diego, California
– Lauren B., 25, technology salesperson, Dallas, Texas
– Seinne, 27, commercial real estate manager, Newport Beach, California
– Tia, 26, physical therapist, Weiner, Arkansas

Hosted by Chris Harrison, “The Bachelor” is a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television. Mike Fleiss, Elan Gale, Bennett Graebner and Nicole Woods are the executive producers. “The Bachelor” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 stereo surround sound. A parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.

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