The Bachelor is the most ridiculous show I have ever watched in my life. Having said that, I still watch it religiously .. let's just say it's my guilty pleasure. The show is basically about one hot shot guy who is looking to find a life partner from a group of girls who live in one house for about 6 to 7 weeks. The guy gets one-on-one time with the girls in the form of thrilling and action-filled dates. The producers of the show use different strategies to hype attraction amongst the bachelor and the female contenders. They send the bachelor and the women on dates where they jump off a helicopter into the ocean or skydive. Once the contestants jump off the helicopter or plane, they're adrenaline is pumping and their heart rate is high, the chances of getting attracted to each other increase. Also, the producers tend to choose physically attractive males (I don't really think they're THAT good looking), and even better looking females as the contestants of the show. This way, the physical attraction factor also kicks in. Since I've been watching that show, I've noticed that the bachelor usually picks the girl who is most similar to him. For instance, if she's outdoorsy like him or shares mutual beliefs with him. Moreover, he also picks a girl who tends to give them the most attention (reciprocity) so he feels mentally obligated to give her the rose. The physical attraction, thrilling dates, similarity and reciprocity all play a huge role in the match made on reality television.