Bachelor in Paradise was an accidental rom-com
While The Bachelor delivers romances that are almost anti-narrative, Bachelor in Paradise has a looser format that, as Emma Gray and Claire Fallon point out, "allowed for more twists ― surprise engagements, mini breakups and reunions (thanks, Carly and Evan) — and all the spice you might expect from Nancy Meyers or a New York Times Vows column."
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