Their Story: California police officer and amputee Mike narrowed his final three down to 30-year-old sports lover Jessica, 30-year-old baton twirler (and neuropsychologist) Kendal, and 31-year-old SoCal real estate agent Monica. Ultimately, he proposed to Monica and she accepted!
Their Story: Divorced Nashville mom and aspiring country star Ashlee, 30, narrowed her search down to 26-year-old digital marketer Jeremy, 33-year-old ad agency producer Jordan, and 29-year-old “country boy” Sam. By the end of the episode, she “proposed” to Jordan that they go on a honeymoon to Fiji and get to know each other before getting engaged.
Status: The couple split shortly after the episode aired
Their Story: New Orleans boy Stephen narrowed his search down to 32-year-old bartender Sarah, 27-year-old student and Bachelor Nation regular Christen, and 22-year-old student and musician Sophia. In the end he proposed to Sophia after she dazzled him throughout the evening.
Their Story: Hollywood actress LisaRaye McCoy (The Players Club, All of Us) was looking for a husband, narrowing down to a final two of Adonis Gonzales (a 36-year-old firefighter) and quieter model Anthony. Ultimately, she chose Anthony, who got down on one knee and proposed.
Status: Called off their engagement after one month
Their Story: Dr. Buck Parker, MD was looking for a life partner after a broken engagement and mid-life crisis. He narrowed down his wife search to three women: 33-year-old model Nicole, 28-year-old model/DJ Stacie, and 32-year-old Katie. Ultimately, he got down on one knee for Nicole.
Status: It seems they’re still together and engaged
Their Story: Lawyer-to-be Latoya was finally ready to find love again after tragically losing her partner in a car accident. With the help of her mom, she was able to narrow her search down to two guys: Boston native Tyler and St. Louis-raised model (and former MTV reality star) Garland. Ultimately, both men “proposed” but she accepted Tyler’s proposal to visit his family in Cape Cod and get to know one another.
Status: Still together and getting to know each other
Their Story: British-born entrepreneur Winston was looking for the missing piece in his life: a partner. He turned to the show for help and managed to find two solid options: Las Vegas showgirl Abby and YouTuber Lauren Ashley. But it was Abby he opted to propose to in the end — only after a passionate kiss.
Now that the Bachelor has returned, it reminded us of another ABC reality dating show and its contestants search for love: The Proposal.
When the network first announced its new reality dating "pageant" from the creator of the Bachelor franchise, TV viewers were skeptical. How can you really know if you want to marry someone after filming just one episode?
But we already know from all the seasons of the Bachelor that lightning can strike more than once when it comes to creating lasting relationships in a brief time. The first season of the The Proposal came to an end over the summer, and there hasn't been an announcement regarding a second season.
Click through the gallery above to find out where the couples of The Proposal are now.