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The 7th season of The Bachelor premiered on March 28, 2005. It featured 30-year-old Charlie O'Connell, an actor.

He ultimately chose Sarah Brice, but did not propose.


No. in season Title Original air date
1 "Week 1" March 28, 2005
The women are given five minutes to prepare to meet Charlie, the new bachelor for the first time. Twelve women move on.
2 "Week 2" April 4, 2005
Two women are chosen as the most compatible with Charlie for the first individual dates. Charlie must decide to either give them a rose during the date or have them leave immediately without returning to the house. Three women are sent home.
3 "Week 3" April 11, 2005
Charlie takes one bachelorette to an art gallery, one skating in centarl park and the rest go bowling with him. One bachelorette leaves without a rose.
4 "Week 4" April 18, 2005
The women go on another round of individual and group dates. Charlie must eliminate two women.
5 "Week 5" April 25, 2005
The final four women take Charlie to visit their parents and hometowns. One women is sent home.
6 "Week 6" May 2, 2005
All three women go on exotic overnight dates with Charlie in Aruba. After the rose ceremony, one ladie is sent home.
7 "The Women Tell All" May 9, 2005
Rejected bachelorettes return to confront each other and dish on Charlie and the show.
8 "Finale" May 16, 2005
Charlie brings the remaining bachelorettes home to meet his parents. Charlie must decide whom he will choose.
9 "After the Final Rose" May 16, 2005
Charlie chooses his final pick, live on national television.

Where are they now?[]

O'Connell chose Brice to be the winner but did not propose to her and instead began a relationship. They broke up in September 2007, but got back together in 2008. However, they called it quits again in 2010. He married model and actress Anna Sophia Berglund in 2018.