In the Season 1 finale, David and Vanessa reunite with former daters for one final showdown. Later, Vanessa is unnerved when chauvinist Nathan returns to settle a score; and tensions run high when the women confront David.
After four long months of dating, both David and Vanessa will finally make a decision that may change their lives forever, but before they make their final choices, they will spend a final week living with potential spouses.
David and Vanessa choose their final two potential spouses and get a taste of married life during a trial marriage. Later, David sees a new side to one of the women and is forced to call an emergency expert session when things get heated; and Vanessa is falling hard, but an annoying habit may change her mind.
David and Vanessa meet the families of their top three picks and introduce them to their own mothers. Later, David and Vanessa have to choose their top two to live with for a week each in a trial marriage.
A dater from David's past returns, leading the remaining five women to give him an ultimatum. Later, Vanessa is falling for several of the guys, but she is disappointed when one of the daters returns from a long trip without the same spark.
David questions his choices after an intense week with the six remaining women, as one of the daters is caught having a boyfriend and another drops a bombshell on David regarding the future of their relationship. Later, Vanessa does a strip tease and questions the men on their sexual experiences.
David can't escape the ongoing gossip amongst the women. Later, one of the daters has David under her spell, while another woman reveals future plans that puts their relationship in jeopardy; Vanessa chooses one man for a second solo date; and a previous frontrunner confesses something about his past that could be a deal breaker for Vanessa.
David questions whether the daters are in it for the right reasons when tensions among the women reach a breaking point. Later, one of his daters can't handle the pressure of competition; and Vanessa takes things to the next level with one of the daters after a romantic date, but has conflict with another when confronted with his chauvinistic beliefs.
David and Vanessa each have ten daters left when they meet with Dr. Pepper and Pastor Calvin to discuss their romantic pitfalls; tensions continue to rise between the women David are dating; and Vanessa questions how much she wants a man to take charge when one of the daters exhibits this quality to a level that is far too extreme for her liking.
David and Vanessa have one day to get their dating pools down from 25 to 10. Later, Vanessa is forced to deal with the guys' alpha-male-competitive sides as they fight for her attention at a pool party; David is surrounded by bikinis, as tension builds amongst the women; and David chooses to kiss two of the women, creating even more potential drama, despite Dr. Pepper's advice to wait for a physical connection.
In the series premiere, singles hope to win the hearts of "Married at First Sight" fan favorites David and Vanessa. Potential daters attend an all-day speed-dating event in Atlanta, hosted by the eligible bachelor and bachelorette.