After a long hiatus, "The Bachelor" has (nearly) returned. Chiseled and "unlovable" Ben Higgins is about to start his journey, and there will be a whole lot of women along for the ride.
The number of women hoping to end up engaged to Ben at the end of all this.
The number of women named Lauren.
The number of "Bachelor" returnees who have come to woo Ben Higgins. Hey there, Becca Tilley and Amber James!
The age of the youngest contestants.
The age of the oldest contestants, whose ovaries are probably shriveling up as we type, since life totally ends at 30, according to most of these women.
The number of women with the occupation "Twin."
The number of women with the occupation "Chicken Enthusiast."
The number of women with the occupation "Cowgirl."
The number of women with the occupation "Unemployed."
The number of women who wish they could be Taylor Swift for a day.
The number of seasons "The Bachelor" has been airing. Long may the so-bad-it's-good reality TV show reign.
Do people love "The Bachelor," "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor in Paradise," or do they love to hate these shows? It's unclear. But here at "Here To Make Friends," we both love and love to hate them -- and we love to snarkily dissect each episode in vivid detail. Podcast edited by Nick Offenberg.
Here are photos of all 28 of Ben Higgins' suitors: