The pressure mounts as Colton and the seven remaining women return to the U.S. and his hometown of Denver. He meets with popular Bachelor Ben Higgins for his advice, sharing his fear of being blindsided by a bachelorette who is not as serious as he is. Tayshia and Colton escape to explore Denver, and she shares earthshattering news that shakes his world. Caelynn meets Colton on the ski slopes; and country music star Brett Young builds the romance with a surprise concert for the couple.
Tensions are high with a viral on the loose outside Project NOAH, as Guilder and Richards hurry to mobilize a search party. Amy volunteers to help in an unexpected way, causing friction between her and Brad. Lear tries to help a lucid Elizabeth understand the tough decisions he's made while at NOAH. A surprising connection between Sykes and Babcock is revealed.
Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.