Sometimes hometown dates can be the kiss of death for Bachelor Nation contestants. If you’ve been living under a rock and aren’t sure what we mean, lets catch you up to speed.
During shows like The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, the top four contestants get opportunity to bring the lead home to meet their families in the city where they live, but the meetings don’t always go according to plan.
In recent years, the show has seen everything, from hot headed family members to, exes showing up unexpectedly. Sometimes hometown dates can get awkward, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going home during the next rose ceremony, but it does make for good TV.
Let’s take a look back at some of the most memorable ‘Hometown Dates’ in Bachelor Nation history.