The Bachelor (Season 1) March 25, 2002 ~ Alex Michel & Amanda Marsh ~ Michel did not propose to Marsh, but instead they took a chance at a relationship. Marsh and Michel broke up after several months, and runner-up Trista Rehn was featured on the first season of The Bachelorette.
The Best and Worst of 'The Bachelor': <p>Bachelor Nation welcomed software salesman Ben Higgins into the fold on Monday with the debut of the 20th season of The Bachelor. A failed contestant on Kaitlyn Bristowe's 11th season of The Bachelorette, Higgins follows in the grand tradition of romantic hopefuls looking for love on reality TV. From the OG Alex Michel to the infamous Juan Pablo Galavis, EW scoured through years of wooing to find out which Bachelor season reigns supreme.</p>