Air date: June 10th, 2013
Aftermath (aka kinda recap):
Here are a few blogs for you about Episode 3 from the insiders:
* Also a Chris Harrison TV Guide interview
* and for fashion, no-one better than Dana, aka Possessionista
Behind the scenes pictures:
Desiree goes on two group dates with the 16 remaining bachelors. In the first, an intense game of dodgeball ends with a trip to the emergency room; in the second, five guys get a lesson from a Hollywood stunt coordinator, and the winner gets to attend a VIP movie screening with Desiree. Three men are sent home after the rose ceremony.
Here is the detailed press release from ABC:
Desiree pulls out all the stops and brings in the pros from the National Dodgeball League to teach the guys how to take their game to the next level. After a spirited practice session, the blue team of bachelors takes on the red team at the Americana in Los Angeles. The clash of titans ends up in an enormous heap, sending one person to the ER with a broken bone.
How will this affect that night’s after-party? Chris sweeps Desiree off her feet and sparks begin to fly. The two escape for a private concert under the stars by soul/pop/gospel singer Kate Earl.
Desiree is blown away when Chris Harrison informs her that one of the men is definitely not there for “the right reasons” and that, in fact, he left a girlfriend back at home to participate on the series. A total shocker follows when the guy’s girlfriend shows up unannounced. All hell breaks loose and a very visceral confrontation ensues. Can Desiree trust any of the other bachelors? How will she decide who is sincere?
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Then it’s time for a one-on-one date with Kasey who is determined to show the Bachelorette what love should be about. Their time together begins with the unusual dance troupe, “Bandaloop.” These artists dance on the side of skyscrapers using a special trapeze rigging. They teach Desiree and Kasey tricks they’ll need in preparation for their guest star appearance. But it is not as easy as it seems and things quickly go south, making it one of the most calamitous dates in “Bachelorette” history. A sudden windstorm later ruins what is supposed to be a romantic rooftop dinner. Will Kasey recover to get a rose?
Five lucky, rugged guys are schooled in the fine art of cowboy stunts and tricks by the stunt coordinator on Disney’s eagerly awaited upcoming release, “The Lone Ranger,” starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. They’ll be competing for a chance to win a seat next to Desiree in an advanced VIP screening of the movie, in theaters on July 3. One hero-in-training steals Desiree’s heart with his fancy roping and stuntman skills. Who will be the Bachelorette’s “Lone Ranger?” But a group date rose is still at stake at the after-party, and one of the men will impress Desiree enough to lasso it.
Desiree throws a curve at her guys and decides that the cocktail party is cancelled, so it becomes a pool party instead. Tempers flare and there’s a confrontation between the men when one overzealous suitor is caught stealing time with the Bachelorette. The two guys leading the charge would like the sneaky bachelor out of the mansion and far away from Desiree.
She struggles with whom to send home, and one unlucky guy is completely devastated when he doesn’t receive a rose and breaks down. At the end of the night, 13 men will be left in the race to make Desiree theirs.
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