Bachelor fans are ready to finally meet Mariah's dad

From the very beginning of Maria George's solo journey, her father made a lasting impression on viewers by appearing in her introductory video. This week, he returns to the screen in the hometown episode of Season 28.

In the introductory clip, Mariah said she was done with casual dating - which made viewers at home laugh. "Maria is overdoing casual dating and her dad really looks like he invented casual dating," one fan said after Nick smoked a cigar, sported long hair and wore a dark, unbuttoned shirt. joked next to the camera.

Maria was in on the joke. "LMAOOO