Bachelor Nick Recap: Finale-y

Around this time, the Bachelor & company can usually be found jaunting around a tropical island, possibly via yacht, but they’ve instead elected to stay in a frozen tundra for the finale. This is because the ice on the ground is symbolic of Nick’s heart, which has built up a resistance after getting rejected on national television three times in a row.

I’m just kidding. It’s because budget cuts. Air Finland is expensive AF.


Nick’s dad: Does Nick love you?
Raven: Stay tuned to March 14th at 8pm EST to find out

Nick’s mother has Kate Gosselin hair and I don’t know how I feel about it.

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Nick’s dad: Tell us about yourse-
Vanessa: I’M ITALIAN

Why does Vanessa sound like she’s on a job interview? “Our first date was good, I learned that Nick has an unexpected sweet side. All this eventually led to me believe he was aight. After analyzing the situation I am confident in our future.”

I love how Vanessa keeps reiterating that she’s never gotten engaged/been proposed to as if that’s not the norm. Like what a rare creature she is. I myself get proposed to at least twice a day.

Nick’s mom: I just think it was so tough when you were rejected, like something was taken away from you. Remember that?
Nick: Vaguely


Tbh both Nick and Vanessa seem more in love with the landscape than each other. I’ve never seen anyone speak so enthusiastically about trees.

Nick has a surprise for Vanessa that will “bring her back to her childhood”. It’s an old man dressed in a red suit, purportedly Santa Claus, but that’s a lot of trust to place on some random old Finnish dude in a red snow suit they found in the woods.

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Vanessa, deadpanning: I’m so excited. It really feels like I’m back in my childhood days.

“Santa”: What’s on the top of your wishlists this year?
Nick: Love
Vanessa: The new iPhone


The difference between Raven and Vanessa is literally day and night. Vanessa spent most of their last date crying and setting ultimatums and meanwhile Raven’s biggest concern currently appears to be “can Nick ice skate while holding me?”.

Nick then appears holding an armful of puppies, which TBH is the only marketing strategy ABC should use in their castings from now on.

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They hold the puppies for a bit, Raven makes some comment about wanting her kids to look like them (da fuq), and then they release them into the wild of Finland. Bye buddy hope you find your dad!

Nick, struggling to English after spending so much time in Finland/around a Canadian: I feel secure because of your words of how you said things ja feel?

This is how the same conversation went with both girls:
Nick: I want to be completely sure before I propose to anyone, I need to take time to figure out my heart
Vanessa: That stresses me out. What do you mean by “completely sure”? Are there still other girls in this? I need to know without a shadow of a doubt what you’re feeling, can you please elaborate in a five-point plan?



It’s time for a visit from the real Santa Claus, alias Neil Lane.

You know it’s bad when Neil Lane is shading your repeated appearances on The Bachelor:
Neil: So you’re finally doing it huh?

Ugh NO NICK the fuck is the matter with you? He sends Raven home, and I haven’t been this upset since Dominos refused to deliver my pizza in a blizzard last year.

I think Nick chose Vanessa because she’s the only person who cries more than he does and he got tired of looking bad.

Nick & Vanessa get engaged. Whatever, I’m getting cheese fries.


  1. LOL. Your Elf comment is pure gold!

  2. Hahaha. I was Team Raven, too. Though, she’s too good for him!

  3. Your post just goes to show how necessary cheese fries are when we are feeling down 😉

  4. haha I loved this, and yes. cheese fries, always.

    Courtney Drew

  5. I like Raven better but I actually think Vanessa is better than Raven for Nick. Hear me out here haha…11 years (Nick is 36 right?!) is a big age difference for most people (I would know my bf and I are 10 years apart) and I think Raven would be happier long term with someone in a similar life stage as her. Raven was one of my faves and by no means immature but I think she could find a match that suits her better than Nick. I only think a big age difference is worth it if everything else in the relationship is there and you’re like two peas in a pod…Raven was great but I just didn’t see her long term with Nick. Hoping we’ll see more of her though!

  6. I haven’t watched this season, but it seems like Raven is such a sweetheart!

  7. As someone who doesn’t follow the bachelor I have heard enough about it to not only expect an engagement but also a break off of engagement haha

  8. Not a huge Vanessa fan but hopefully they’ll last. lol

  9. Santa was CREEPY. If I saw him in the woods I would run away.

  10. ughhh that whole santa scene creeped me the f out

  11. I hope things work out for them!

  12. hahahahahah I love this recap! I haven’t watched it yet, but found out that he ended up with Vanessa. I wonder how long it will last…

  13. LOL your post was very entertaining! I am happy he chose Vanessa though! lol

  14. I absolutely love reading Bachelor recaps from everyone, and this is no different haha. I don’t actually watch the show, and honestly all the recaps are so funny I don’t even need the actual show to be entertained!

  15. hahaha only girl that cries more than he does!!!

    xo //


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