13 ‘Bachelor’ Franchise Seasons To Watch If You Didn't Become A Fan Until Later

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If you're currently tuning in to Becca Kufrin find love on Bachelorette Season 14, you probably know a thing or two about her engagement-turned-dramatic breakup with Bachelor Season 22 helmer Arie Luyendyk Jr. Before Arie's entertaining season, however, Bachelor Nation was pretty much known for having some of the most enthralling moments in reality television history. Surprised? Well, here's a list of Bachelor Nation seasons to watch if you didn't become a fan until later — filled with all of the most talked about events throughout the show's 16-year run.

From Bachelors ditching both of his final two picks in the season's finale, the first black Bachelorette joining the franchise, Bachelor Nation fans have been in through the trenches — celebrating both deserving wins and comforting stars after unforeseen heartbreaks. Throughout the years, The Bachelor has helped to introduce the world of reality television to some of its brightest stars — including Juan Pablo, Nick Viall, and of course, Rachel Lindsay. And the list will give every new fan of the franchise the perfect overview of their journeys, so that connections between current helmers and former ones can be made seamlessly.

Starting from the very beginning with Bachelor Season 1 star Alex Michel, up until Bachelorette Season 14's Becca Kufrin, below are the 15 most entertaining seasons that you have to see to believe.