The Safeway Brands are only available in Safeway Company Stores in the Western US and Canada, in and around the Chicagoland area and at some select convenience stores in the Eastern US. No Safeway Company Stores exist in or around Detroit.See more » The opening sequence of the first season featured Kerry, Kate, Bridget and Paul each looking at Bridget's or Kerry's new date one at a time (the scene is viewed from the latter's perspective), the camera panning down to the doormat with the show's title, and finally Rory taunting the date.The participants travel to romantic and exotic locations for their adventures, and the conflicts in the series, both internal and external, stem from the elimination-style format of the show. In practice, the show does not always follow its designed structure, and those variations are often a source of drama and conflict.Season six was the first and only season to feature a twist in casting.
In several episodes, characters drink "Safeway Select" colas.
Episodes have been filmed throughout the United States, Canada, England, New Zealand, Vietnam, Thailand, and Korea to name just a few.
The Agoura Hills, California mansion became the primary residence for the contestants since the tenth season though it was not used in seasons eight and nine, where they mainly shot in Paris and Rome, respectively.
The series revolves around a single former bachelor (deemed eligible) who starts with a pool of romantic interests (typically 25) from whom the bachelor is expected to select a wife.
During the course of the season, the bachelor eliminates candidates (see The elimination process), with the bachelor typically proposing marriage to his final selection.