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This Season’s Bachelor Contestant Professions Include ‘Twin’ and 'Chicken Enthusiast'

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Despite what it claims to do — find a wife for a certain man — The Bachelor is really a television show about one thing, and one thing only: bringing together 28 women with the most absurd "professions" in America. Quotation marks are used here, because in no other universe besides The Bachelor would anyone consider them as such.

Before the start of each season, ABC gives us the gift of releasing the names, hometowns, and job titles of the contestants, and today is that day. While in past seasons, this has included titles like "dog lover," "free spirit," and approximately 8,000 dental hygienists, the women selected to woo Bachelor Ben Higgins may have outdone their predecessors in terms of absurdity. Below, this season's best-slash-worst Bachelor contestant job titles, ranked from the real to the blatantly honest ("unemployed") to the logistically impossible ("cowgirl").

6. Attorney, small business owner, math teacher, flight attendant, esthetician, chiropractic assistant, nutritional therapist, mathematician, fashion buyer, news anchor, graphic designer, war veteran, dentist, kindergarten teacher, real estate developer, real estate agent, software sales representative, event planner, bartender, accountant, account executive, gerontologist.

5. Unemployed

4. Cowgirl

3. Twin

2. Twin

1. Chicken enthusiast