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TV Show: The Real Housewives of Orange County

2006

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Mondays at 9:00 PM on Bravo (US)
Genres Reality
Bravo brings you into the lives of five women and their families who live in one of the wealthiest communities in the country. They take the viewer "inside the gates" to show their lives aren't always perfect.
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The Real Housewives of Orange County episode list

Season 1 Episode List

1x1 Meet the Wives aired: Tuesday Mar 21, 2006
In the first episode of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County," Jeana's son Shane faces the stress of high school graduation and the baseball draft, where he feels pressure to become the third generation Keough to play pro baseball. Shane's sister Kara is feeling the sting of sibling rivalry and things get ugly when she demands a new car Meanwhile, Kimberly discusses her breast implants — a gift for her husband's 40th birthday — and takes her daughter, Bianca, for professional make-up for a junior high dance. She then decides its time to enjoy afternoon cocktails with friends and meets Jo in a chance encounter. Twenty-something Jo struggles with her new life as the fiancée of a wealthy thirty-something man. Jo and her fiancée, Slade, argue over her desire to continue partying. Jo ventures out and meets Kimberly, her first gated housewife friend. Vicki spares no expense to celebrate her daughter Briana's prom and graduation party, but dreads her ex-husband's arrival for the festivities. Lauri deals with the aftermath of her divorce and lower status life outside the gates. Things get even more complicated when her adult daughter comes home for a surprise visit.
1x2 Is It Hunting Season, Yet? aired: Tuesday Mar 28, 2006
Rabbits have overrun the gated Orange County community, and Jeana's son Shane has gained the reputation as the official "rabbit hunter." Jeana decides it's the perfect time to take her kids on a vacation to Mexico, where Shane finds romance. Kimberly is feeling neighborhood pressure to upgrade her car, and decides to go shopping for something more pricey and suitable for the prying eyes of the Orange County community. Meanwhile, Jo's fiance Slade plans a high-powered business meeting with a potential client, Brent, which makes Jo miss her career. He plots a "chance encounter" with Brent in their neighborhood. Jo continues her quest to accept her life of leisure by taking a tennis lesson with Kimberly. Vicki takes Briana and a group of cheerleaders on a cruise, where Vicki's wild side emerges. Upon their return, Vicki worries about money, argues with Michael about getting a job, and fears that her employee Lauri isn't going to work out. Lauri's troubles continue to mount. Her son, Josh, gets into big trouble at school and gets arrested. Lauri has to break the news to her youngest daughter, Sophie. Lauri looks forward to her work convention with Vicki, unaware that Vicki is contemplating firing her.
1x3 Upgrading Has Nothing to do With You Honey aired: Tuesday Apr 4, 2006
Jeana, Matt and Colton accompany Shane to a college in Arizona, where he tries out for the coach of the baseball team. Left home alone, Kara passes the time by spending money. Kimberly sets off for a girls-only weekend in Palm Springs and things get wild. Still trying to land Brent's business, Slade maneuvers an invitation with Jo to Brent's house for drinks. Jo plays along and bonds with Brent's wife, Cyndi, but later realizes she wants more for her own life. In preparation for their big convention in New Orleans, Vicki & Lauri get a home treatment of Botox. Lauri worries about leaving her daughter, Ashley, in charge of her house, while Vicki worries that Lauri isn't dedicated enough to her career. While Lauri's away, Ashley breaks the rules and has a party. In New Orleans, Vicki and Lauri bond over a shared childhood experience.
1x4 Talk, Talk, Talk aired: Tuesday Apr 11, 2006
Jeana takes Kimberly and Scott house hunting, then hosts a neighborhood BBQ where many of the housewives and their kids meet for the first time. Sparks fly as Shane takes an interest in Jo. Kimberly comes clean with Scott about her crazy weekend in Palm Springs. After deciding that they need a bigger home, Kimberly and Scott go house hunting, then debate how many days of celebration they should have for Travis' 7th birthday. Unhappy that Jo has gone back to work, Slade retaliates by hiring a sexy new assistant. Jo and Slade are at odds over Jo's new job. At Jeana's BBQ, it does not sit well with Slade that Shane and Jo have hit it off. Vicki and her husband Donn argue about Briana's job and a trip to their second home. Things take a turn for the worse when the police interrupt their holiday. Lauri continues to struggle with her children. Ashley fails to show up for work after discovering her car has disappeared and Josh's stay in Juvenile Hall is extended.
1x5 Cut the P and Lem out of Problem and you get ROB aired: Tuesday Apr 18, 2006
Jeana's son Colton breaks his hand in a fight about drugs. Kimberly and her family hire a "dog guru" to deal with their out-of-control dog. Later, a routine trip to the doctor leaves Kimberly quite concerned. Now in the workforce, Jo is struggling to keep up with her responsibilities around the house. Slade bonds with his sons over his exotic – and pricey – costume collection. A lost bet to Slade forces Jo to do housework – in a very sexy outfit. Vicki interrupts Briana's date, fearing her daughter is too serious with her boyfriend, Colby. Unemployed Donn begins a renovation of a home nearby, and Michael finally gets a job. Vicki and Lauri's attempt at after-work cocktails in the Jacuzzi is crashed by Michael and his friends, who are all smitten with Lauri. Lauri is thrilled when her son Josh is finally released from juvenile hall, but is upset when Ashley refuses to attend the celebration.
1x6 Shocking News aired: Tuesday Apr 25, 2006
Jeana struggles as the sibling rivalry escalates between Kara and Shane. Kara spends thousands on clothes for school while Shane receives a brand new car. In other parts of the community, Kimberly waits to hear from her doctor about a very serious health threat. She braces for the worst and ponders what she would miss if she didn't have more time with her son, daughter and husband. Slade's country bumpkin parents visit in their RV. They don't understand Slade's extravagant lifestyle and think his relationship with Jo is doomed. Later, Slade and Jo's date night turns ugly. Vicki goes back to Illinois for her high school reunion. While in her hometown, she visits her mother, who is unhappy with how Vicki has changed since moving to California. Lauri and her best friend, Lorelei, submit bikini photos in hopes of getting invited to a sexy pajama party at the Playboy mansion, where they would have to compete with 20-something girls.
1x7 The Finale aired: Tuesday May 2, 2006
Jeana shops with her son, Shane, for some last minute items as he prepares to leave for college. She also decides its time to bond with her daughter Kara -- by inviting her to an exclusive diamond-shopping trip. Its time for Shane to leave the nest and Kara is visibly upset with her brother's departure. In other parts of the gated community, Kimberly and Jo prepare to play a tennis match with women from the very competitive and elite Women's Tennis League. After the tennis match, Jo and Slade have an emotional confrontation that brings more questions than answers about the relationship. Vicki is excited to join the diamond-shopping trip, where she contemplates a new setting for her wedding ring. Vicki's son Michael is eager to leave for college, but Vicki struggles to let him go. Fearing the empty nest, she tries to spend quality time with Briana, but it doesn't go as expected. Doing better financially, Lauri joins Vicki and Jeana on the diamond-shopping spree in Beverly Hills, where she agonizes about whether she should buy something for herself. Lauri also volunteers for a rock concert charity event, where Steve, her boyfriend, is the headliner. Later on, a rift develops between Lauri's kids and her boyfriend.
1x8 Reunion aired: Saturday May 13, 2006
The five housewives assemble in this reunion episode, which features updated interviews, best-of footage and reflections on the soapy drama's memorable moments.

Season 2 Episode List

2x1 The Housewives are Back! aired: Tuesday Jan 16, 2007
The ladies return for the second season premiere.
2x2 Be Nice to the New Girl aired: Tuesday Jan 23, 2007
Vicki drives her family, friends and co-workers insane as she preps for a relaxing two-week cruise to Europe.
2x3 Watch Out Bitches! aired: Tuesday Jan 30, 2007
Lauri buys a conservative black dress to go to a Republican fund raiser at the swanky St. Regis Hotel.
2x4 Relationships Are Better Than Your Head aired: Tuesday Feb 6, 2007
Unresolved tension between Jo and Lauri stemming from Lauri's relationship with Slade comes to a head.
2x5 Stranger In Your House aired: Tuesday Feb 13, 2007
Jeana welcomes a strange houseguest into her home when Shane invites a girl he met on the Internet to come spend a few days with them.
2x6 Studio, Jewelry, and Babies aired: Tuesday Feb 20, 2007
Jo has her first studio taping and needs something strong to get her through... Lauri get a surprise herself when she comes out of a photo shot and will her new business fail after all...Vicki is jealous and girl's night out is a little more than cooking...Tammy leave town for the weekend and her daughter has party but what does it take to pull it off and oh does mom find out?...And will anyone ever buy a horse for Tammy's girls again?
2x7 Jo Jo the Housewife aired: Tuesday Feb 27, 2007
Colton and Kara prepare for the new school year by buying new clothes, while Jeane hires a dog trainer to tame their dogs, who are still out of control. Jo tells Slade she's moving to L.A. Tammy, tired of being single, starts dating once again. The ladies, excluding Jo, visit an astrologer and are amazed how accurate their readings are.
2x8 Birthday Sex aired: Tuesday Mar 6, 2007
It is Jeana's birthday and no husband but Vicki's husband Don comes at least. And the rest of the Orange County girls are not pleased with Jeana's husband. Jo has a big meeting with a record company about her first single, does Slade make a fuss? And does she get naked for the photo shoot Slade sets up? The teens of Orange County are 'Angles' for Tammy's ex husband's new sport drink but are they really all Angles? Tammy and Duff to be or not to be, Duff is jealous of whom?
2x9 Finale aired: Tuesday Mar 13, 2007
Jo and Slade's relationship is pushed to the brink and the couple attends a therapy session with a "love doctor." Lauri's daughter, Sophie, turns nine and since George's daughter, Bria, is turning ten, they throw a double birthday bowling bash for the girls. The Waring / Peterson "Brady Bunch" is in full attendance – even son Josh. But the family fun is tarnished when Josh and Ashley bicker bitterly over him wanting to move into Lauri's townhouse with her. Sophie's over-the-top gifts include a cell phone and a horse. Jeana's oldest, Shane, ponders a possible career after baseball by going shopping for his first suit with a family friend, while Jeana and daughter Kara have a shopping splurge to look for dresses to wear to Vicki's upcoming party. Tammy's oldest daughter -- moody Megan -- is spending more time hanging out with her sister Lindsey back home. She still broods about the materialism of the community, and accuses her little sister of wanting to marry for money. Vicki and husband Donn are now a pair of "empty nesters" looking to make a love re-connection. Donn decides to take charge and plan a surprise trip to Catalina, and the couple embarks on a weekend getaway to rekindle the romance in their marriage. All the housewives and their families attend a big backyard bash at Vicki's house. Jo arrives separately from Slade, but when he shows up with a sexy date on his arm, all hell breaks loose.
2x10 Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special aired: Tuesday Mar 20, 2007
The 'housewives' get together to dish on some of the more dramatic and sensational events from the second season and reflect on how their lives have been impacted by the series.

Season 3 Episode List

3x1 Behind The Orange Curtain aired: Tuesday Nov 6, 2007
In the first episode of the third season of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County," Vicki surprises daughter Briana with a brand new Mercedes, literally wrapped up in a bow. Briana is now living on her own as she goes to college and Vicki has learned that with both kids out of the house, the only way she can maintain any control over them is with money. Lauri is awash in wedding plans as her upcoming nuptials to George consume her every thought and deed. George's eldest daughter, McKenzie, is about to graduate from high school and hopes desperately to get a trip to Miami Beach as her graduation present. Jeana is excelling as a real estate agent in the community while Shane struggles with a recent back injury, which is keeping him from playing professional baseball. As usual, Kara and Shane fight while Jeana's husband Matt tries to keep his cool. Kara and kid brother, Colton, bond after the death of their dog, Shire. A major tragedy has befallen Tammy and her daughters, Megan and Lindsey. Their father (and Tammy's ex-husband) Lou Knickerbocker, recently died of a heart attack. Without a will to provide for them, Megan and Lindsey are now forced to fend for themselves while Lou's young widow gets everything he had. Lindsey – who was living with Lou at the time of his death – was kicked out of the house by Lou's young wife, leaving her no choice but to move in with sister, Megan. They both live above Tammy's water damaged home, which is under renovation. Their future is uncertain and their lives will never be the same again. Meanwhile in the Keough household, Jeana's daughter Kara is graduating from high school and planning a graduation party. Younger brother Colton is becoming more like his older brother Shane as his antisocial behavior escalates. Newly single Kara (recently broken up with boyfriend Steven) is devastated when Colton doesn't show up for her graduation. Shane leaves to play minor league baseball in Canada. Newest and hottest housewife Tamra – on the verge of turning 40 - is a realtor and mother of four. Her eldest son, Ryan, whom she had when she was only 18, is from a previous marriage. The 21-year-old moved out of the house when he turned 18 because of tension between himself and Tamra's current husband, Simon. But now that he's moving back home, sparks are about to fly, with Tamra caught in the middle.
3x2 My Baby is All Grown Up aired: Tuesday Nov 13, 2007
Vicki and Jeana have made a pact to get in shape, but getting up at 5:30 a.m. every morning may prove to be the bigger challenge. Recent empty-nesters Vicki and Donn, seek to reduce the stress in their lives by downsizing and buying a smaller home in Coto. Unfortunately, Vicki is having buyer's remorse. Vicki likes her big home in Coto and struggles with the notion that downsizing equals failure. Having just graduated from high school, Kara has been accepted to UC Berkeley. Eager to check out the campus, the Keoughs leave for Northern California, but forget to tell Colton, leaving him home alone. Since the death of Lou Knickerbocker, Tammy has tried to be a supportive mother to her daughters. Lindsey is keeping busy with the Lou's Legacy, the OC Angels, but a recent car accident in the Hummer sends the "Angels" to the California Speedway for some much needed driving lessons. Meanwhile, as Lauri and George begin to build a life together, Lauri decides to put her townhouse up for sale. Unfortunately for Ashley, that means having to find another place to live – but not before a visit to the Playboy Mansion. Tamra is rapidly approaching 40, but she's not ready to age gracefully. Conscious of the fact that she's been raising children for the last 21 years, Tamra is up for anything that will keep her youthful, including riding on the back of a Harley Davidson and hanging out with biker dudes.
3x3 Girls Gone Wild aired: Tuesday Nov 20, 2007
For her graduation present, George's daughter McKenzie hits the sun and fun of South Beach, Miami along with Tammy's daughters, Lindsey and Megan, and Lauri's daughter, Ashley. Money woes put a damper on the Knickerbocker girls' good time and a trip to a famous tattoo parlor gets McKenzie in hot water with dad George. Vicki invites Jeana, Colton, Tammy and Frankie to spend the weekend with her and Donn at their Lake Havasu vacation home. The alcohol flows like the river on which they party, but tensions between Vicki and Donn threaten to ruin the trip. Things turn dangerous when Colton takes a shocking death defying jump. Laurie furthers her wedding plans by choosing a photographer and wedding invitations, while newly single Kara contemplates an offer from mother Jeana to take part in a mother/daughter pictorial for Playboy magazine. Tamra throws a big birthday bash for son, Spencer, who just turned seven. The party atmosphere can't tame the tension between her oldest son, Ryan, and her husband, Simon. Later at a family dinner, jobless Ryan bickers with step dad Simon, putting Tamra in the middle again.
3x4 Pantry Raid! aired: Tuesday Nov 27, 2007
All the Housewives decide to get together for a nice dinner and catch up on their lives. It's a boisterous night filled with lots of fun, lots of laughter and even more alcohol. The gloves are off as inhibitions--and lips--loosen. Since the death of her father, Lindsey has been struggling financially. But a recent modeling contract provides Lindsey with an amazing opportunity, a lot of exposure and financial independence. It's week six of boot camp and Vicki and Jeana are still working their “butts” off. Vicki is a little frustrated with her results so far, but insists she's eating healthy. When she receives an unexpected visit from John, her boot camp Instructor, Vicki has a lot of explaining to do. Jeana's been seeing results from her boot camp experience, but when John surprises her with a visit, Jeana has a bigger surprise for him. Meanwhile, Tamra's 40th birthday is rapidly approaching and she's determined to be the sexiest she can be, so she decides to get Botox and do a little clubbing with her husband and her 21 year-old son.
3x5 Rebels Without a Cause aired: Tuesday Dec 4, 2007
Overprotective Vicki visits daughter Briana with an assortment of pepper sprays to give to her for her protection. They talk about Briana's future with her long time boyfriend, Colby, and Vicki admits that she is in no rush for them to get married. Son Michael comes home from Colorado with his girlfriend, Lauren, and a double date dinner with Briana and Colby turns into a Vicki-venting session as both siblings rebel against their mother. Later, Michael's recent interest in his mother's lucrative insurance business sets the stage for him to take a training trip to Seattle with her. Tamra begins to regret her decision to bring jobless and lazy son, Ryan, back into the house. He spends his time loafing, drinking and partying instead of getting his act together. The revelation of yet another enormous tattoo on his body sends Tamra over the edge. She may be forced to admit to husband Simon that she was wrong about letting Ryan move back home. Jeana's daughter, Kara, is getting back into show business again. A former child actor, Kara auditions for a role in a low budget movie but things don't go exactly as planned. Laurie spends time with her youngest daughter, Sophie, as they ready her old condo for sale and attend horseback-riding lessons together. Tammy has her hands full as daughter, Megan, turns 21. A sunset birthday cruise with her daughters turns into an ugly, drunken debacle and the Knickerbocker women face a crisis.
3x6 The Boys of Summer aired: Tuesday Dec 11, 2007
Lauri invites her daughter, Ashley, for lunch to fill her in on the latest wedding plans. She's found a designer for her dress and wants Ashley to be with her during her fitting. Ashley is excited, but feels that after her mother's two previous walks down the aisle, she deserves to be her Maid of Honor for number three. Lauri, however,is not sold on the idea. Vicki's son, Michael, begins an insurance internship in Seattle. Vicki has promised to pass on the "insurance torch" to Michael if he's interested in pursuing the field as a career. Although Michael's not certain he has the passion for insurance, he does have the passion for the money. Jeana's oldest son, Shane, is playing minor league baseball. Jeana and her youngest son, Colton, travel to Vancouver to watch him play. While there, Colton plays with the team and gets some valuable tips from his big brother. Tamra's real estate business is taking off, but the work leaves her very little time to see her husband, Simon. Tamra decides to surprise her him with a visit to his office. Meanwhile, Tamra's son, Ryan, has finally landed a job--just not the one he expected. Quinn, a new housewife, joins the cast, and meets the rest of the Housewives over drinks. She brings her 26-year-old boyfriend to meet the girls, and he's mistaken for her son! A serial dater and regular church-goer, Quinn makes an immediate impression on the Real Housewives.
3x7 Moving Violations aired: Tuesday Dec 18, 2007
Jeana, Vicki, Tammy and Tamra head down to the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego for some housewife hijinks. Newly single Jeana is back on the market and ready for anything. The ladies are in the lap of luxury, enjoying a presidential suite and the San Diego nightlife. A conflict between Jeana and Vicki comes to light and threatens their friendship. The OC Angels promote their energy drink at the US Open in Huntington Beach but bad driving, bad attitudes and bad luck threaten to ruin it all. Meanwhile, Tamra's real estate business is booming, while Lauri travels to Oklahoma with daughter, Sophie, to spend some time with the US Women's Softball Team.
3x8 Family Vacation aired: Tuesday Jan 1, 2008
With their upcoming nuptials rapidly approaching, Lauri and George decide to plan a family vacation. George and his daughters are accustomed to luxury travel, fine dining and staying in five Star hotels. This year, Lauri wants the family to “bond with nature” so she rents an RV and packs up the family to go camping in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. With summer coming to an end, Vicki packs up her family to go to their favorite vacation spot, Puerto Vallarta. Vicki invites Jeana and her children, Kara and Colton. Recently separated from her husband, Jeana is looking forward to spending quality time with her kids and letting loose. But unfortunately for Vicki and her family, Jeana let's a little too loose. With her real estate business taking off, Tamra struggles to find quality time with Simon so she takes up tennis, his favorite sport. But Tamra faces an even greater challenge as she wrestles with the decision to undergo a breast reduction. Quinn is still juggling the men in her life, but before she can move on, she needs to move out her things from her former boyfriend's home. Quinn finds the experience a little more emotional than she expected, but her ex-boyfriend David is not sympathetic.
3x9 Frienemies aired: Tuesday Jan 8, 2008
Vicki rakes Jeana over the coals after a visit to her second home, which Jeana is selling, reveals it to be a disaster area. Lauri finally asks her daughter, Ashley, to be her Maid of Honor and attends a food tasting to choose the menu for her approaching nuptials. Lauri's bridal shower is a smashing success drenched in excess. Quinn tries to force boyfriend Billy to commit while Tamra helps pave the way for Ryan to finally move out of her house.
3x10 Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend aired: Tuesday Jan 15, 2008
It's the Big 4-0 for Tamra, and everyone's invited to celebrate aboard Simon's new yacht. It's drunken fun in Newport Beach as Simon surprises Tamra with a gift that has all the ladies' tongues wagging. Quinn and Billy have been dating for three months and things are going well, but there are huge differences between them. Quinn is ready to have “the talk,” but Billy has other plans. Officially separated, Jeana contemplates divorce. But not before she enjoys the former glory of her Playboy days. Jeana is going to Glamour on, the largest celebrity autograph convention, celebrating 25 Years of Playboy. With only days until their wedding, George and Lauri are frantically caught up in preparations. But missing from the plans is Lauri's son, Josh. Estranged for several months, Lauri really wants Josh to be part of her special day but in order for that to happen, Josh must agree to meet with a therapist.
3x11 Here Comes The Bride aired: Tuesday Jan 22, 2008
Season 3's finale brought new beginnings and some endings to the OC, the biggest of which being the celebration of Lauri and George's wedding. Lauri continued to work things out with her son, Josh, with the help of a mediator, and Josh made it to his mom's special day. Viewers finally met "Roxie," Quinn's alter ego, but it wasn't enough to save Quinn's relationship with Billy, which ended. And finally, Jo returned to make an appearance at one of Jeana's many outdoor get-togethers, updating the ladies on the status of her musical career.
3x12 Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special aired: Tuesday Jan 29, 2008
All six of the Housewives of season 3 reunite for a sit and tell.

Season 4 Episode List

4x1 Are They For Real? aired: Tuesday Nov 25, 2008
In the fourth season premiere of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki Gunvalson's children, Michael and Briana, have moved back home for the summer. Vicki thinks about buying a yacht - a million dollar purchase and the only way to fund it is to sell the family's beloved Havasu home. Michael is all for it, but Briana hates the idea and wishes her mother would spend more time with her family instead of working all the time to pay for her lifestyle. Jeana Keough is stuck in the middle. Her daughter, Kara, is back for the summer after a tough freshman year at UC Berkeley. Her oldest son, Shane, is doing well in the minor leagues, while her youngest son, Colton, is a precocious Orange County teenager. As for her husband, Matt, they have been separated for a year, but Jeana lets him move back into the house, and he's not leaving any time soon. Jeana decides to redecorate the family room and her bedroom, the places most representing her relationship to Matt. She brings in a decorator who tells the former Playmate that it is time for her 20-year-old Playboy pictures to come down so that she may stop living in the past. And so Jeana's journey begins. These days, Tamra Barney is dealing with family issues, both new and old. After 15 years her mother, Sandy, is still mourning the breakup of her marriage to Tamra's estranged father. Tamra takes her mother to her plastic surgeon for a facelift consultation in hopes to jump-start her dating life. Meanwhile, her perpetually "lost" son Ryan has quit his job at the Mercedes dealership, working a temp job and trying to move into his own place. For Lauri and George Peterson, the romance continues. Lauri lives the life of a privileged South Orange county housewife and charges away on her new black American Express card, a wedding present from her beloved George. Gretchen Rossi meets with realtor Jeana Keough to view a home in Coto with her fiancé, Jeff. Jeff is 23 years older than Gretchen, has been married and divorced five times, has four adult children and is very rich. Jeff also has acute Leukemia. Jeff proposed to Gretchen from his hospital bed just months after they began dating. Later, Jeana decides to gather all the ladies for a private designer label trunk show at her house. She invites her client, Gretchen, to meet the other ladies. Gretchen fields heated questions about whether or not she a "gold digger" and if her breasts are real or fake.
4x2 Hold On To Your Daddies aired: Tuesday Dec 2, 2008
Tamra Barney's husband, Simon, has quit his job at the Mercedes dealership and is now working on his own business start up....from home. The couple's McMansion is closing in on this housebound couple, so Tamra goes on a sexy shopping spree to spice things up. Meanwhile, Gretchen Rossi talks her fiancé, Jeff, into going motorcycle shopping at Harley Davidson. Even though the real estate market is in the dumps in Orange County, Jeana Keough still manages to make money by selling off the distressed properties of her friends. Lauri Peterson checks in on her daughter, Ashley, and learns all about the new skincare business that she is trying to launch. Vicki and Donn Gunvalson take time out from their busy lives to have a date night, but an evening of romance and reconnection turns into a bitter sparring match over their marriage. The ladies are unpleasant to new girl Gretchen during a day trip to Beverly Hills and the Sonya Dakar spa. Lauri ducks out early and starts to distance herself from the group.
4x3 Love Tanks aired: Tuesday Dec 9, 2008
Tamra and Simon Barney celebrate their ten-year wedding anniversary with a weekend getaway in Napa, and they invite Vicki and Donn Gunvalson to join them. While Tamra and Simon enjoy a romantic weekend of wine tasting, grape-stomping and gourmet dining, Vicki struggles just to be civil to Donn. Envious of Tamra and Simon's relationship, Vicki concludes that her "love tank" is empty and she's uncertain if Donn can fill it. Although her husband, Matt, is still in her house, Jeana Keough is making an effort to re-build her life post-separation with the encouragement of her family and her trainer, John Ellis. Gretchen Rossi and Jeff attend the Indianapolis 500. With his history in the automotive and racing car industry, Jeff's status provides access and privilege that very few people have at the races. Gretchen rubs elbows, exchanges a few kisses, and rides along with the Indy 500 royalty. Meanwhile, a horrible turn of events threatens Lauri Peterson's fairytale life with her husband, George.
4x4 You Just Don't Get It aired: Tuesday Dec 16, 2008
While her fiancé is in the hospital, Gretchen Rossi lifts her spirits by hosting a burlesque party at her home. Vicki Gunvalson and her family tour a million dollar yacht that she hopes to buy despite her daughter Briana's protest. Life without their father around pushes Jeana Keough's kids, Colton and Kara, to grow up quickly and seek out other paternal figures. Meanwhile, Tamra Barney's son, Ryan, has an abrupt change of career aspirations much to Tamra and Simon's surprise. New housewife Lynne Curtin is introduced and we meet her husband and two precocious teenage daughters, Raquel and Alexa. The eldest, Raquel, pushes her parents into having a huge 18th birthday blowout bash at their house. Vicki, Jeana and Tamra try to have a girls night out but a discussion about marriage and ex-husbands turns into a contentious situation between Vicki and Jeana.
4x5 120 In The Shade aired: Tuesday Dec 23, 2008
Jeana Keough, Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Barney go to Lake Havasu for the Fourth of July, but when Jeana brings Vicki's nemesis, Frankie, Vicki feels betrayed and refuses to speak to Jeana. Later, Ryan reveals his latest tattoo in the strangest of places, which causes Tamra to have a meltdown. Meanwhile, Gretchen Rossi vacations with her family in the Central California mountains at Bass Lake but is devastated when she gets the news that Jeff is not doing well in the hospital. Lynne Curtin prepares for her daughter, Raquel's, upcoming 18th birthday party. An incident at her home spray-tan party tests Lynne's patience when Raquel has a spoiled brat fit.
4x6 Cut! aired: Tuesday Dec 30, 2009
Gretchen asks Jeff's children to come out from Michigan and rotate visits to their father's bedside. Gretchen takes advantage of the kids' visit to spend a day in Hollywood and engage in the success of her friend Jo De la Rosa. Vicki accompanies Briana to the Red Cross to donate blood even though she is terrified of needles. Feeling the financial pinch of being a college student, Kara gets a summer job at a local boutique...and redefines "manual labor." Lynne frantically anticipates "the perfect" 18th birthday for her demanding daughter, Raquel. Things get off to a rocky start when a jealous squabble over their outfits threatens to dash Lynne's hopes for the perfect party. Lynne meets the other housewives for the first time at Orange County's hip new restaurant. Within minutes of arriving, Lynne makes a misstep that leads to some very awkward exchanges. Before the night is over, Tamra and Gretchen square off over Gretchen's treatment of her ailing fiancé. This incident completely derails their budding friendship.
4x7 And They're Off... aired: Tuesday Jan 6, 2009
Although Jeff remains in the hospital, Gretchen Rossi still has something to get excited about when her new 5K diamond encrusted engagement ring arrives in the mail. While Vicki Gunvalson is attending a convention in Florida, her son, Michael, decides to have a pool party at the house.Nosy neighbor Jeana Keough tattles on him, prompting Vicki to call Michael during the party. Jeana meets with her new employer, her first ex-husband, Gary Tomasina. Tired of working for a large real estate corporation, Jeana decides she needs a change and joins Gary's boutique realty company. Tamra Barney and Lauri Peterson have lunch to catch up.Tamra can't wait to gossip about the latest escapades involving the housewives, most especially drama with Gretchen Rossi. The ladies attend the opening day at Del Mar Racetrack. New housewife, Lynne Curtin, looks forward to getting to know the other housewives better. Unfortunately, Vicki and Tamra snub both Lynne and Gretchen. Lynne makes the best of it as she bonds with Jeana. Gretchen makes the best of it by partying with other people at the races, further angering Vicki and Tamra who are annoyed with her flirtatious behavior.
4x8 Naked Wasted aired: Tuesday Jan 13, 2009
Vicki Gunvalson visits her family in Chicago and once again tries to get validation from her less than affectionate mother. Lynne Curtin and her husband, Frank, canoodle over dinner and fret about some wine missing from the house. Now that Lynne's daughter, Raquel, is driving, Lynne worries about her drinking and getting behind the wheel. Gretchen Rossi is taking care of her gravely ill fiancé, Jeff, and reaches the end of her emotional rope. With Simon's urging, Tamra Barney takes an etiquette class and hires a top chef to prepare a formal seven-course dinner for all the housewives, which includes premium tequila tasting. When the tequila shots are served, Tamra and Vicki set Gretchen up for a major fall.
4x9 Why Are You Being So Mean To Me? aired: Tuesday Jan 20, 2009
With Tamra Barney's formal seven-course dinner winding down, Tamra's son Ryan sees an opportunity to make his move on a very drunk Gretchen Rossi, leaving the rest of the ladies to worry and wonder about Gretchen's well-being. Lynne Curtin works on her budding jewelry design business. When businesswoman Vicki Gunvalson accuses her of not knowing how to work, Lynne goes out of her way to prove Vicki wrong. Jeana Keough finally moves her ex-husband, Matt, out of the house, but she struggles with how to get on with her new life. The ladies travel to Santa Monica for a trendy shopping day. Over lunch, when Gretchen confides in the women about her finances, it sparks a heated argument between Lynne and Vicki.
4x10 The Girls Want To Come Out And Play aired: Tuesday Jan 27, 2009
Vicki Gunvalson and Jeana Keough take a road trip to Chicago to visit Vicki's friends from high school and former housewife Kimberly Bryant. Jeana and Vicki attend Jeana's son, Shane's, baseball game in Kane County, IL. When Shane mistreats Jeana before and after the game, Vicki and Kimberly defend their friend. With Jeff still in the hospital and her future uncertain, Gretchen Rossi looks to secure her financial well-being. Tamra Barney invites her brothers over and they talk about their feelings regarding their parents' divorce. Meanwhile, Tamra's mother finally undergoes her facelift. Lynne Curtin decides to throw a cocktail party for the ladies. At the party, Lynne's unruly teenage daughter, Raquel, helps herself to the bar.
4x11 Vegas Baby aired: Tuesday Feb 3, 2009
With her wild 18-year-old daughter, Alexa, is running circles around her, Lynne Curtin seeks her mom's advice about how to be a better parent. After four years away from home, Jeana Keough travels back to Wisconsin to see her family, only to be reminded of all the reasons she moved to California to begin with. Back in Orange County, Tamra Barney celebrates her mom's new facelift by taking her out on the town in hopes of finding her a new man. Vicki Gunvalson comes to a surprising decision regarding the purchase of the million-dollar yacht she so badly wants. After two grueling months in the hospital undergoing chemotherapy, Gretchen Rossi's fiance, Jeff, returns home. Later, the housewives blow off some steam with a girls' overnighter in Las Vegas.
4x12 Who's Your Daddy? aired: Tuesday Feb 10, 2009
Vicki Gunvalson launches her L.I.F.E. with Vicki cruise and is thrilled to get so much attention from her colleagues, but is frustrated when she can't seem to get any props from her own family. Jeana Keough and her daughter, Kara, drive to up to Berkley to move Kara into her apartment. They find themselves strangers among the "bums" and "hippies." Tamra Barney visits her dad in Iowa and puts it all on the line, spilling her heart out to her estranged father. Gretchen Rossi does Dallas, reuniting with her four best friends from college. Lynne Curtin and her husband, Frank, take a romantic getaway to San Diego leaving their teenage daughters, Raquel and Alexa, home... with Grandma.
4x13 Bling Bling aired: Tuesday Feb 17, 2009
In the Season 4 finale, Jeana embarks on her very first date since the breakup of her marriage. Meanwhile, Lynne pressures her BMW-driving daughter to get a job. And the housewives---past and present---assemble for an end-of-summer gathering.
4x14 Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special aired: Tuesday Feb 24, 2009
The Orange County housewives gather for a drama-dishing reunion accented by reflections on Season 4. Andy Cohen hosts.
4x15 The Lost Footage aired: Thursday Jun 11, 2009
The dynamic divas from Orange County are featured in previously unseen footage from the sudsy series' fourth season.

Season 5 Episode List

5x1 When Times Get Tough, the Tough Go Shopping! aired: Thursday Nov 5, 2009
The fifth season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County kicks off with Vicki Gunvalson enjoying life, traveling, working hard and strengthening her relationship with her husband, Donn. Jeana Keough's business has collapsed under the weight of the sagging economy and she's forced to economize – something she admits she's not very good at doing. Tensions between Tamra Barney and her husband, Simon, are high as they also deal with financial woes including the possible sale of their house. Gretchen Rossi is trying to move on with her life in the wake of her late fiancée's death and is dating again. Everyone is on edge as the ladies come together to support Lynne Curtin's private jewelry show. Though both Tamra and Gretchen vow to get along it doesn't take long for the name-calling and insult hurling to get under way.
5x2 Friends, Enemies, and Husbands aired: Thursday Nov 12, 2009
Lynne Curtin's private showing for the ladies of her cuff line comes to a screeching halt thanks to a heated fight between rivals Tamra Barney and Gretchen Rossi. The camps divide, with Tamra unloading her feelings on her friend, Vicki Gunvalson, while Gretchen tells her side of the story to Jeana Keough and Lynne. But Lynne is feeling her loyalties pull in two directions now that she and Tamra Barney have grown closer. Meanwhile, Simon sells a luxury car to an acquaintance and his wife – Jim and Alexis Bellino – and he invites them on a double date so Alexis can meet Tamra.
5x3 It Ends in Coto de Caza aired: Thursday Nov 19, 2009
Jeana Keough makes the gut-wrenching decision to pull back from spending so much time with the Housewives in order to concentrate more on her real estate business, which is struggling in a sagging economy.
5x4 It's All About Choices aired: Thursday Dec 3, 2009
As Vicki Gunvalson's daughter, Briana, recovers from her breakup with her high school sweetheart, Vicki tries to set her up with the son of one of her insurance colleagues. Simon and Tamra Barney attend a BBQ party at the Gunvalsons. Meanwhile, Gretchen Rossi flies to Michigan to visit with her deceased fiancé kids. Back in Orange County, Lynne Curtin and her family settles into their new home in Laguna Beach. New housewife, Alexis Bellino, and her husband, Jim, have their weekly date night to reconnect with each other where he surprises her with a special gift.
5x5 Friends, Facelifts, and Florida aired: Thursday Dec 10, 2009
Vicki Gunvalson is focused on repairing her marriage to Donn and schemes a big surprise to celebrate their upcoming 15th wedding anniversary. Alexis Bellino is raising her twin, 20-month old girls to know the importance of keeping up their good looks" and decides they are old enough to have their first mani/pedi at a nail salon. It's plastic surgery day for the Curtins when Lynne undergoes a face-lift, while her oldest daughter Raquel has a bump removed from her nose. Meanwhile, Tamra Barney jumps back into the real estate game by showing her first house in several years. Also, Vicki travels to Florida for an insurance convention and invites all the Housewives to join her for a ladies-only getaway. But, Alexis tells Gretchen that if she goes on Vickis Florida girl trip, Jim will definitely be accompanying her. Gretchen begins to wonder about everyone's confining relationships.
5x6 All Girls Weekend aired: Thursday Dec 17, 2009
Vicki's not happy when husbands and boyfriends crash an all girls weekend in West Palm Beach.
5x7 Love and War aired: Thursday Jan 7, 2010
After a tumultuous year, Vicki Gunvalson has a romantic surprise in store for her husband, Donn. Alexis Bellino and her husband, Jim, get their three small kids ready for church. Although they enjoy the finer things in life, they feel justified because they are very generous with their donations to their church and a number of charities. Tamra Barney and her husband Simon, rehash their recent trip to Florida and disagree about whether or not Tamra should let Gretchen back into her life. Lynne Curtin agrees to allow Gretchen to take her teenage daughter Alexa shopping.
5x8 Let Bygones Be Bygones aired: Thursday Jan 14, 2010
Lynne Curtin meets Gretchen Rossi to discuss the conversation she had with Lynne's teen daughter Alexa, about her alleged drinking and depression. Vicki invites Tamra to an "all girls" slumber party at her house. Vicki is excited to host a girls-only slumber party to make up for the fact that the men crashed the recent girls trip to Ft. Lauderdale. Later, Vicki surprises her friends by bringing in a psychic who reads their auras and they are caught off guard by some of his insightful readings.
5x9 No Boundaries aired: Thursday Jan 21, 2010
Alexis Bellino and Tamra Barney continue to grow closer and meet for a game of tennis. After the match, the ladies talk about Gretchen Rossi's upcoming Tupperware party and Alexis is shocked to learn that the two are still feuding. Later, Gretchen and her boyfriend, Slade Smiley go to the Del Mar races with Alexis and her husband, Jim, where the discussion turns to the ongoing argument between the ladies which Alexis is determined to mediate.
5x10 I Can't Stop aired: Thursday Jan 28, 2010
The summer is coming to an end and the Barneys are getting ready for back to school. Tamra Barney shares that she wants her trouble marriage to Simon to work, fully aware that their kids are feeling the tension in the home. Gretchen Rossi is preparing for an upcoming trade show where she will debut her new make up line, Gretchen Christine Beaute. Gretchen shares that she is nervous about all the money she is spending on launching this business and decides she needs some professional career advice so she meets with Vicki Gunvalson. Vicki asks Gretchen if Slade has a job and is bringing in money. Then, Vicki asks how much money Jeff left her. An upset Gretchen quickly ends the meeting. Meanwhile, Lynne Curtin visits her mom to get some advice on her teen daughters, particularly her 16-year-old, Alexa. Lynne's mom says that Lynne is just too nice and laid back with her girls, who need discipline. Later, Lynne and Alexa have an emotional argument and the relationship between mother and daughter continues to unravel. Alexis Bellino tells her husband, Jim, that she would like to throw a cooking party for the Housewives, admitting that the party is just an excuse to get Tamra and Gretchen in the same room and see is she can the ladies to finally be friends. But at the party, it's Gretchen and Lynne who end up in a heated argument over Gretchen's newfound concern over Alexa
5x11 Nothing Is As It Seems aired: Thursday Feb 4, 2010
Now that Tamra Barney's marriage is feeling more stable, she decides to get Simon's name tattooed on her ring finger. Simon is surprised when Tamra reveals the tattoo during a Harley ride to Balboa Island. Simon comments “that's the first unselfish thing you've done in a long time.” Vicki Gunvalson and her husband, Donn, weather a date night filled with typical Vicki mishaps including a bee in Donn's drink and spilled red wine on Vicki's top. However, it's Donn's romantic surprise that trumps every distraction and leaves Vicki completely overwhelmed. Lynne Curtin calls Alexis Bellino to apologize for her recent behavior at Alexis' cooking party. Lynne invites Alexis to a housewarming party she and her husband, Frank, are throwing in their new Laguna Beach home. After the debacle at Alexis' cooking party, Gretchen Rossi and her boyfriend, Slade, discuss the state of her friendship with Lynne and whether or not they should attend the Curtin's housewarming party. Gretchen decides to stand by her friend, and Slade reluctantly agrees. The Curtins' housewarming starts off on a good note, but that doesn't last too long when a heated argument breaks out between Simon and Vicki. Tamra is once again stuck in the middle of a crazy triangle between her husband and best friend. The next morning after the party, the Curtin's are delivered devastating news in the form of an eviction notice.
5x12 You Can Dish It But You Can't Take It aired: Thursday Feb 11, 2010
Lynne Curtin's daughters, Raquel and Alexa, are home alone when a stranger knocks on the door and hands Raquel an eviction notice. Vicki Gunvalson hears terrifying health news about her daughter, Brianna. Alexis Bellino and Gretchen Rossi meet for dinner and discuss Lynne's housewarming party the night before. The ladies head to San Francisco for a girls weekend away. At dinner that night, everyone is annoyed by Alexis' non-stop phone calls and texting with Jim at the table. The ladies begin the next day with a round of shopping followed by a beautiful water front lunch. Vicki takes a business call at the lunch table and this rubs Alexis the wrong way and she confronts Vicki about her comments over the previous night's calls to Jim.
5x13 Let's Bow Our Heads and Pray aired: Thursday Feb 18, 2010
The ladies are finishing their lunch in San Francisco. What started out as a fight between Alexis Bellino and Vicki Gunvalson ends up with everyone taking the opportunity to tell Vicki just what they think of her. Back in Orange County, Lynne's daughter, Raquel, tells her friends about the family's eviction. Tamra Barney and Vicki try to figure out where their friendship stands. Alexis and her husband, Jim, invite their pastor and his wife to breakfast. They talk about the role of modern day Christians and how Alexis feels judged for her beauty and looks. Gretchen and her boyfriend, Slade Smiley, are off to Palm Springs for a weekend getaway with her parents. It's Tamra's 42nd birthday and her husband, Simon, takes her out for a romantic dinner.
5x14 This Is How We Do It in the O.C. aired: Thursday Feb 25, 2010
After the tongue-lashing Vicki Gunvalson felt she endured from the other girls during their San Francisco trip, she seeks comfort from her old, tattered friendship with Jeana Keough. Lynne Curtin is staying with her mother while she figures things out in regards to her marriage with Frank. Gretchen Rossi's long time makeup artist and current business partner, Ronn Ann, discuss preparations for the upcoming Women's Empowerment Expo where Gretchen will unveil her new makeup line.
5x15 Is This All There Is? aired: Thursday Mar 4, 2010
Season 5 finale. The housewives prepare to attend the season finale party. Vicki, still hurt by the San Francisco trip, vows to stay clear of drama. Gretchen and Slade color-coordinate outfits, looking (according to Vicki) as the plastic toppers of a wedding cake. Lynn's daughters arrive at the party obviously under the influence, and Lynn excuses herself for knowing stating that the limo was big and she didn't know what her daughter's were up to. Tamra and Simon have a heated argument in the limo on the way to the party, with Tamra stating that she wants a divorce. The show ends with a recap of each housewife as is the tradition, and the last summary is that Tamra and Simon are divorcing.
5x16 Reunion Special (Part 1) aired: Wednesday Mar 10, 2010
In Part 1 of a two-part reunion installment, the Orange County wives reassemble to comment on all the hissing, dissing and dishing of Season 5. Andy Cohen hosts.
5x17 Reunion Special (Part 2) aired: Thursday Mar 11, 2010
In the conclusion of a reunion episode, the reconvened Orange County wives recall the good, bad and ugly of Season 5. Andy Cohen hosts.

Season 6 Episode List

6x1 Amped Blondes And Evil Eyes aired: Sunday Mar 6, 2011
Season 6 begins with Tamra organizing a shopping party. She invites all the ladies in an effort to be more social, but the drama heightens when a boozy Gretchen misbehaves and calls Tamra an Evil Bitch.
6x2 Shameless In Seattle aired: Sunday Mar 13, 2011
Vicki travels to Seattle for a conference, with her daughter tagging along. Meanwhile, Gretchen grows uncertain about taking her relationship with Slade to the next level, and a competitive edge develops between Alexis and her gal pal Peggy.
6x3 A New Lease on Life aired: Sunday Mar 20, 2011
Alexis, Gretchen and Peggy assemble for a shop-'til-you-drop get-together. In due time, dinner conversation turns racy when they spill their lusty secrets. Elsewhere, Alexis and her family have a not-so-relaxing vacation in San Diego; Vicki considers selling a house; and Tamra tries to mend her friendship with Vicki.
6x4 Body Shots aired: Sunday Mar 27, 2011
Tamra and Vicki travel to Cabo San Lucas for a weekend of sunbathing, girl talk, and tequila shots.
6x5 No Hate aired: Sunday Apr 3, 2011
Peggy consults a nip-tuck surgeon. Meanwhile, Vicki has trouble balancing her workload demands with family time. And Fernanda throws a party to celebrate her citizenship, but tensions run high when Tamra can't attend.
6x6 What a Difference a Year Makes aired: Sunday Apr 10, 2011
Gretchen surprises her parents with a vow renewal ceremony for their 40th anniversary.
6x7 Riches to Rags aired: Sunday Apr 17, 2011
Vicki visits Tamra at her hew house to gossip about the rumors surrounding the Bellino's possible home foreclosure. Gretchen is upset that all the men in her life are fat, both the dogs and Slade. Vicki and Donn try to spend some quality time together by going to the spa, but things get uncomfortable when the conversation turns awkward at dinner.
6x8 Kiss and Tell aired: Sunday Apr 24, 2011
For Gretchen's birthday, Slade surprises her with a poor man's party of take-out food and a unique gift that leaves her speechless. Peggy and Tamra are excited to model in an OC Designer's fashion show, but a surprise model throws Tamra for a loop. Former housewife, Lynne Curtin goes to Fernanda's gym to workout, but when Tamra is a no-show, Fernanda shares a shocking secret.
6x9 Whine Pairings aired: Sunday May 1, 2011
Peggy and Micah throwing their annual dinner party and hire celebrity chefs, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Miliken of Border Grill, to cater the event. Tamra's new boyfriend, Eddie, meets the ladies for the first time. During the party, Alexis causes a scene and flees the table, leaving Peggy livid and Donn is shocked by Vicki's comment to the group about wishing they had started their own family together. Mary Sue Miliken of Border Grill is a contestant on Top Chef Masters 3.
6x10 It's Not a Competition aired: Sunday May 8, 2011
Peggy and Alexis discuss their ever-fraying relationship, but their conversation only creates more tension. Meanwhile, Slade's mother arrives and corners him about his job status; and Vicki and Peggy gather for some wine and whine.
6x11 Cutting Loose aired: Sunday May 15, 2011
Antics and dramas accent a getaway to San Antonio, during which Alexis cuts loose and candidly discusses her home life. In the OC, Tamra's court case against her ex-husband reaches a fever pitch---with former housewife Jeana Keough upping the drama by opining to the press.
6x12 Fashion Victim aired: Sunday May 22, 2011
Peggy orchestrates a surprise trip to Las Vegas with her husband. Also there to spin giddy in Sin City: Tamra and Eddie. Meanwhile, Gretchen corners Slade about the debt-related problems of their relationship. And a fashion show is held, but a medical emergency causes a no-show and mounting drama.
6x13 Girl Fight aired: Sunday Jun 5, 2011
In the Season 6 finale, Vicki leaves the hospital and continues to deal with her personal problems. Despite all this, she still hosts her annual fall party. Drama lets loose at the bash, especially when ex-cast member Jeana Keough reenters the picture.
6x14 Reunion (Part 1) aired: Sunday Jun 12, 2011
Part 1 of 2. Andy Cohen mediates a reunion installment featuring the Orange County ladies, who recall the frantic antics and historic histrionics of Season 6.
6x15 Reunion (Part 2) aired: Monday Jun 13, 2011
Andy Cohen hosts the conclusion of a two-part reunion, a chatty and catty affair featuring the Orange County ladies recounting the wives' tales of Season 6.
6x16 Lost Footage Special aired: Monday Jun 20, 2011
It's a soapy-saga swirl when the Orange County ladies are featured in previously unseen footage. An eating disorder, gay marriage and divorce are some of the issues that take center stage.

Season 7 Episode List

7x1 Stranger Things Have Happened aired: Tuesday Feb 7, 2012
In the seventh season premiere of The Real Housewives of Orange County, the women all find themselves dealing with lingering drama from last year. As Vicki finalizes her divorce, she's focused on finding happiness, starting with putting the house up for sale and spending time with her new man, Brooks. Busy mom Alexis has a new job as a morning news show correspondent, and after a three-year feud, Tamra and Gretchen meet to bury the hatchet once and for all. Tamra continues to sell real estate to make ends meet, and shows a very expensive property to filthy rich Heather Dubrow -- a former actress, now mother of four -- whom she later invites to a dinner party at Vicki's house. With tensions high and patience low, Peggy and Alexis come face to face for the first time since last year's bombshell revelation that Peggy dated Alexis' husband. Will the dinner party be a recipe for disaster?
7x2 Southern Hospitality aired: Tuesday Feb 14, 2012
At Vicki's tension-filled dinner party, Peggy and Alexis reach a boiling point, and Peggy decides to close the chapter on her friendship with Alexis and the other women. Gretchen poses for a nude photo shoot for a charitable cause, while OC's newest housewife, Heather, has it all and isn't afraid to let everyone know it. Meanwhile, Vicki and Tamra go on an overnight trip to Catalina with their boyfriends that nearly ends before it begins when Tamra overreacts and puts Brooks in an embarrassing situation.
7x3 The Honeymoon is Over aired: Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
Tamra's budding friendship with Gretchen affects Vicki; Alexis and Heather try to make amends over lunch; Vicki and her daughter have a deep conversation about Vicki's new boyfriend; and Slade tries to launch a new career as a comic.
7x4 Who's Laughing Now aired: Tuesday Feb 28, 2012
Tamra tries to convince Vicki that her friendship with Gretchen won't overshadow their bond, while on the other side of town, Alexis and Heather meet for a doomed lunch to try and work out their differences. Vicki and her daughter Briana have a heart-to-heart about Vicki's new boyfriend, and Briana informs her mother of an upcoming surgery she must undergo. Meanwhile, Slade is trying out a new career -- comedy -- and against Gretchen's wishes, his routine at the Improv is laden with Housewife-insulting jokes. How will Gretchen react when Slade ridicules her friends in public?
7x5 He Said What aired: Tuesday Mar 6, 2012
Heather tells Tamra that she and Vicki were the butt of Slade's jokes in his insulting comedy routine, and Tamra doesn't think it's funny at all. When Tamra tells Vicki about Slade's comedy routine, she feels insulted, but is distracted by her daughter Briana's upcoming thyroid surgery, which could reveal if she has cancer. Alexis works herself into a frenzy over her upcoming nose surgery because she's convinced that her doctor must remove her nose entirely from her face to take off the bump. At Tamra's '80s-themed Bunco Party, a friend brings up Slade's jokes and a simmering controversy explodes into full-on conflict. While Gretchen jumps to Slade's defense, Tamra tries to diffuse the situation by revealing a surprise -- much to Vicki's horror.
7x6 The Party's Over aired: Tuesday Mar 13, 2012
The Bunco Party takes an uncomfortable turn when Slade and some of the O.C. men, invited by Tamra, join the party. Confronted immediately about the insulting things he said about Vicki in his comedy routine, Slade aggressively defends himself. And though Vicki tries to make a graceful exit, she soon finds herself drawn back inside to have the last word. Jumping to Slade's defense, Gretchen and Vicki get into a vicious screaming match, where Gretchen accuses Vicki of being a hypocrite. And just when everyone thinks the drama is over, Alexis gets defensive when Tamra and Heather call her out on her upcoming nose job. Later, once the party drama has passed, Alexis goes in for her surgery, and Vicki's daughter Briana heads to the hospital to have her thyroid removed, fearing the worst -- cancer.
7x7 Under the Knife aired: Monday Mar 19, 2012
A nervous Alexis undergoes sinus surgery, where her plastic surgeon additionally removes a bump from her nose. Meanwhile, Vicki is distraught as Briana's thyroid surgery went worse than expected. Tamra visits her doctor and decides to have her breast implants removed. Then, Heather plans a glamorous trip to L.A. to get some advice on opening a restaurant, but who needs freeways when you can take a helicopter? Gretchen watches a rehearsal of the Pussycat Dolls in preparation for her Las Vegas debut, but will she realize that she's in over her head?
7x8 Dirty Housewives aired: Tuesday Apr 3, 2012
Vicki finally gets some answers about Briana's health, while the rest of the ladies particpate in a "mud run" for charity.
7x9 Bowling for Champs aired: Tuesday Jun 26, 2012
Eddie stands by Tamra through her surgery; Jim wants Alexis to be a stay-at-home mom again; Heather invites the girls to a bowling party.
7x10 Cabin Fever aired: Tuesday Apr 17, 2012
Alexis plans a 'glamping' trip with the girls, but then backs out; Vicki visits Tamra who is recovering from her surgery.
7x11 What's New Pussy Cat aired: Tuesday Apr 24, 2012
Heather goes to Hollywood for an audition; Alexis hires a coach; the ladies go to Las Vegas to watch Gretchen perform.
7x12 Bombs Away aired: Tuesday May 1, 2012
Gretchen finally performs with the PCDs, while Terry has some harsh words for Alexis.
7x13 Whine and Cheese aired: Tuesday May 8, 2012
Slade has a critical conversation with Gretchen's father just as Gretchen confides to Tamra that she has uncertainties about ever marrying Slade. Meanwhile, Vicki and Tamra cohost a sophisticated wine party, where big news about Briana is announced.
7x14 Happily Never After aired: Tuesday May 15, 2012
Slade's engagement ring shopping plans; Alexis throws a birthday party for her twins; Tamra gets a tattoo removed; Vicki and Briana fight.
7x15 Scream Therapy aired: Tuesday May 22, 2012
Brooks tries to support Vicki; Tamra and Slade hash out their past; Gretchen and Slade go to couple's counseling.
7x16 Rumble in the Jungle aired: Tuesday May 29, 2012
The ladies travel to Costa Rica; Vicki's erratic behavior has the others worried; Alexis is confronted on her phony lifestyle.
7x17 Monkey Business aired: Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
Heather and Tamra call Alexis phony; a white water rafting trip shakes Vicki to her core, resulting in an emotional breakdown.
7x18 Will He or Wont He aired: Tuesday Jun 12, 2012
Alexis reports on-location for the news; Gretchen discovers Slade's plan to propose leading to a confrontation; Eddie surprises Tamra with a surprise romantic getaway.
7x19 Let Them Eat Cake aired: Tuesday Jun 19, 2012
Heather celebrates her new last name with a fabulous party; Vicki flaunts an expensive gift from Brooks, which exacerbates the tension between her and Briana.
7x20 Are You In or Out? aired: Tuesday Jun 26, 2012
Drama continues at Heather's party; Sarah acts strangely; Tamra and Gretchen commemorate their new friendship with a gift; Jim confronts Terry about calling Alexis phony; Vicki and Tamra fight.
7x21 Reunion (Part 1) aired: Tuesday Jul 10, 2012
Alexis demands an apology for being called phony; Gretchen accuses Vicki of hypocrisy regarding her relationship with Brooks.
7x22 Reunion (Part 2) aired: Tuesday Jul 17, 2012
Brooks gives the women a piece of his mind; when Briana joins the group, new questions are raised about Vicki's fidelity and Brooks' motives.
7x23 Lost Footage Special aired: Tuesday Jul 24, 2012
Never-aired footage from season seven includes a double date with Vicki, Brooks, Gretchen and Slade; reunion showdowns; Heather and Alexis pursue their dream careers.

Season 8 Episode List

8x1 Bullies and Babies aired: Monday Apr 1, 2013
In the Season 8 premiere, the women are navigating a minefield of fractured friendships. Vicki embraces the joys of "grandmotherhood" when daughter Briana gives birth to a baby boy. Tamra moves in with fiancée and new business partner, Eddie, while Gretchen must deal with her business ventures alone, as longtime boyfriend Slade gets a job of his own. Heather throws an East Coast-style clambake in her West Coast backyard, but refuses to invite Alexis. The clambake reaches a boiling point when Vicki and Tamra come face-to-face for the first time since last year's brawl over Vicki's beau, Brooks.
8x2 Evil Eyes and Evil Faces aired: Monday Apr 8, 2013
Vicki becomes the topic of gossip; Vicki and Tamra try to repair their friendship; Gretchen visits Slade.
8x3 Making Up Is Hard to Do aired: Monday Apr 15, 2013
Alexis is invited to be the first to meet Vicki's new grandson; Tamra tries to repair her relationship with Vicki; Heather wants to have her home featured in a magazine.
8x4 Its My Party and I'll Scream if I Want to aired: Monday Apr 22, 2013
Vicki invites Alexis to a party at Tamra's new gym; Gretchen and Slade deal with personal issues; Tamra rethinks her decision to invite Alexis to the party when things get out of control.
8x5 The Party Is Done aired: Monday Apr 29, 2013
Tamra's explosion at the party has widespread effects, leaving Vicki torn between Tamra and Alexis; Gretchen goes to New York to support Slade; Lydia encourages Alexis to make amends.
8x6 A Star Is Reborn aired: Monday May 6, 2013
Alexis struggles after the events at Tamra's party; Vicki doesn't show at the new wine business, leaving Tamra angry; Lydia celebrates with her mom; Heather receives an exciting offer, which is soured by Terry.
8x7 Whines by Wives aired: Monday May 13, 2013
A fight between Tamra and Vicki ends their Malibu trip; Alexis and Jim open their trampoline park; Heather and Terry hit a roadblock.
8x8 Hot in Orange County aired: Monday May 20, 2013
While Heather is in Hollywood filming a guest role on Hot In Cleveland, Terry struggles at home alone with the kids. Meanwhile, Alexis pursues her own acting career in Orange County. Gretchen and Slade ruffle some feathers when they are inconsiderate on Heather's big day. Then, Lydia confronts her mother about her marijuana smoking habit.
8x9 Speech Therapy aired: Monday May 27, 2013
Vicki is torn between spending time with Brooks or babysitting her grandson; Lydia convinces Alexis to talk to Tamra; Gretchen visits a fertility doctor; Tamra gives a speech at the Los Angeles Women's Expo.
8x10 Viva Mexico aired: Monday Jun 3, 2013
Tamra and Alexis confront each other; Heather and Gretchen disagree while planning Tamra's bachelorette party; as the ladies head to Mexico, Gretchen gets some shocking information about Vicki's past.
8x11 Dirty Dancing in Mexico aired: Monday Jun 10, 2013
While still in Puerto Vallarta, Vicki, Lydia and Tamra continue their night away partying — while Heather and Gretchen continue to sit back in the limo. Gretchen tells Vicki how much she was annoyed by her antics but Tamra shocks the ladies when she tells the specifics of her past to Gretchen. Back at the resort, Mexican strippers arrive to spice up the night but Lydia is a bit nervous about the whole situation. Alexis, home in Orange County, asks Jim for an item that he is unwilling to purchase.
8x12 Chicks and Salsa aired: Monday Jun 17, 2013
Heather and Alexis meet at the coffee house to fix their friendship. Briana prepares emotionally for Ryan's upcoming deployment. All the ladies, and husbands, come together for Lydia's salsa dance party but Lydia brings her claws out once Slade starts to make rude remarks. Brooks surprises Vicki at the party with flowers and the room begins to fill with rumors regarding her love life. Gretchen is told that Alexis will be at Tamra's wedding dress shopping trip and questions whether she will attend or not.
8x13 Wedding Dress Stress aired: Monday Jul 1, 2013
Tamra is frustrated with the slow progress on her fitness studio, while Heather's acting career speeds ahead as she lands another guest role on a popular sitcom. Tamra shops for a wedding dress with the whole gang, but her beautiful day turns ugly when Lauri drops a bomb on Vicki about who Brooks is spending time with. After dinner, Tamra and Heather question Gretchen's honesty.
8x14 The Cold War aired: Monday Jul 8, 2013
Lydia anticipates taking all the wives on a Canadian ski vacation, but it's a slippery slope when Heather and Gretchen fume over a sitcom role. Elsewhere, gabby gossip about Vicki stirs up drama.
8x15 Hold Your Tongue aired: Monday Jul 15, 2013
Lauri's accusations cause a fight; Gretchen questions her friendship with Tamra; Heather guest stars on a new sitcom.
8x16 Crossroads aired: Monday Jul 22, 2013
Alexis comes face-to-face with Gretchen; Heather and Terry receive a surprising offer; Vicki struggles to keep things professional with Brooks; Gretchen plans a surprise marriage proposal for Slade.
8x17 An Immodest Proposal aired: Monday Jul 29, 2013
Gretchen proposes to Slade; Heather and Terry tell the kids that they've sold the house; Vicki hears Slade insult her on his radio show; Vicki's Winter Wonderland party is full of surprises.
8x18 Cold Shoulders aired: Monday Aug 5, 2013
Gretchen and Heather argue; when her husband faces the ladies, Alexis is brought to tears; Briana's husband verbally attacks a party guest; Tamra and Gretchen accuse each other of lies; Vicki and Lydia ambush Slade.
8x19 Reunion (Part 1) aired: Monday Aug 12, 2013
Gretchen and Vicki vie for Tamra's friendship; Lydia is forced to defend herself; Lauri Petersen returns.
8x20 Reunion (Part 2) aired: Monday Aug 19, 2013
Gretchen confronts the other ladies; Heather confronts Gretchen about auditions; Gretchen is reduced to tears.
8x21 Reunion (Part 3) aired: Monday Aug 26, 2013
Briana and Vicki's boyfriend confront each other, leaving Vicki in tears.
8x22 Secrets Revealed aired: Sunday Sep 1, 2013
Never-before-seen footage, including Alexis preparing for her audition, Lydia confessing about herself and Doug, and Vicki and Gretchen battling for the title of Tamra's BFF.

Season 9 Episode List

9x1 Hawaii 5 Uh-Oh aired: Monday Apr 14, 2014
Vicki tries to move forward when her divorce is finalized in the Season 9 opener. Also: Tamra's gym is open for business; and Heather invites Vicki and Tamra to Hawaii for a weekend getaway, but friction develops over wardrobe choice.
9x2 Meet & Potatoes aired: Monday Apr 21, 2014
A Hawaii getaway concludes with questions posed to Vicki about her relationship. Back in the OC, Tamra hosts a spooky get-together featuring tarot-card readings, and newbie housewife Shannon Beador invites the ladies to a home-cooked meal.
9x3 Fakes-Giving, Fake Friends aired: Monday Apr 28, 2014
Dinner continues at Shannon's OC abode. In addition, Shannon's marriage is dissected by the others; Heather departs for the holidays; and the ladies address their grievances at a "fakes-giving" feast.
9x4 Pretty Ugly aired: Monday May 5, 2014
Tamra and Heather meet Lizzie, a former beauty queen; Shannon is surprised; Vicki focuses on her business; Tamra and Eddie talk.
9x5 I Couldn't Chair Less aired: Monday May 12, 2014
Shannon and Vicki connect over holistic healing. Meanwhile, Heather organizes a hoedown-theme bash; Tamra pressures her son to be more responsible; and tension mars a holiday outing.
9x6 Showdown at the Hoedown aired: Monday May 26, 2014
Tension simmers between Heather and Shannon in the wake of their dispute over seating at a dinner. Elsewhere, Vicki struggles with her daughter's decision to move; and Heather throws a hoedown bash, where a mechanical-bull mishap creates drama.
9x7 Choke-Lahoma aired: Monday Jun 2, 2014
Vicki travels to Oklahoma to help her daughter Briana look for a house. Heather and Lizzie meet with their children. Shannon and Heather also meet to discuss their issues. Shannon invites Lizzie for a makeup lesson at her house, Tamra discovers something shocking about her son.
9x8 Not So Silent Night aired: Monday Jun 9, 2014
Drama marks Shannon's holiday bash. Elsewhere, a downcast Vicki deals with Briana's move to Oklahoma, and a harsh reality hits Tamra.
9x9 Not A Good Day LA aired: Monday Jun 16, 2014
Tamra reveals her real reason for being upset with Heather. Meanwhile, Briana and Ryan surprise Vicki with the gender of their baby and later, Shannon turns to Tamra for support when her husband, David, sends her a shocking e-mail about their relationship.
9x10 Skunk in the Barnyard aired: Monday Jun 23, 2014
Shannon confides in Tamra, only to discover rumors are spreading about her marriage. Meanwhile, Lizzie finds herself in the middle of Shannon and Heather's feud; Vicki and Brooks vacation in Puerto Vallarta; and Tamra tries to teach Eddie about newborns.
9x11 Making Woo-Hoo-Py! aired: Monday Jun 30, 2014
A banished Shannon journeys to join Vicki and Brooks in Puerto Vallarta. Meanwhile, Lizzie struggles to juggle work and family; Heather hires a personal chef; and Tamra's effort to teach Eddie a lesson in fatherhood backfires.
9x12 La-Bomb-A aired: Monday Jul 7, 2014
Dramas plague Shannon following a heated dinner in Mexico. In the O.C., Heather welcomes new puppies to the family; Tamra and Eddie make a final decision about their new robot addition; and Lizzie tries to reach new heights with her business.
9x13 Point 'Break' aired: Monday Jul 14, 2014
Dramas surround a dinner party hosted by Lizzie at her family's beach home. Here, Shannon and Heather face off, and tempers heat up following a fiery show on the beach.
9x14 Fully Loaded aired: Monday Jul 21, 2014
Drama between Shannon and Heather hits the breaking point and divides the group. Later, Vicki and Briana reach out to a therapist; and Tamra is left in tears when she receives shocking news during a family dinner.
9x15 Valentines and Birthday Whines aired: Monday Jul 28, 2014
Heather and Tamra plan a ladies' trip to Bali and consider making peace with Shannon. Elsewhere, Lizzie's birthday sours, and Heather hosts a lusty Valentine's Day dinner party.
9x16 Bali Highs & Lows aired: Monday Aug 4, 2014
The ladies land in Bali. The drama soars when Shannon receives startling news, Vicki gets wind of a scandalous statement and Lizzie discloses her true feelings about Tamra.
9x17 Eat, Pray, Run aired: Monday Aug 11, 2014
Dramas rise in Bali when Shannon and Lizzie realize Tamra has been poisoning their blossoming friendship. Elsewhere, Vicki gets wind of chatty allegations, and tension reaches a climax at a dinner when the women confront Tamra.
9x18 All Apologies aired: Monday Aug 18, 2014
The ladies address their issues when Vicki hosts a post-Bali dinner party in the Season 9 finale. Also: Tamra faces Brooks; an apology sparks a fight; Vicki's daughter and Tamra's son bid adieu to Orange County.
9x19 Reunion (Part 1) aired: Monday Aug 25, 2014
Part 1 of 2. The OC housewives reunite and face the issues of Season 9. Here, Lizzie clashes with Tamra; Heather and Shannon address their bumpy relationship; and Tamra talks about Ryan's decision to move away.
9x20 Reunion (Part 2) aired: Monday Sep 1, 2014
Conclusion. The OC ladies reunite to dish on Season 9's highs and woes. Among the dramas: Shannon casts light on her holistic ways; an argument centers on Lizzie; and Tamra faces her accusers.
9x21 Secrets Revealed aired: Monday Sep 8, 2014
Previously unseen footage from Season 9 is presented. Included: a playful painting party; a duck dinner in Bali; a therapy session; and reunion dramas.

Season 10 Episode List

10x1 Under Construction aired: Monday Jun 8, 2015
Vicki announces that her boyfriend, Brooks, is living with her; Heather builds her dream house; Shannon and David try to repair their broken marriage; newcomer Meghan King Edmonds is ready to play ball; Tamra undergoes plastic surgery.
10x2 Take a Swing aired: Monday Jun 15, 2015
Shannon and David are pushed to the limits on the final day of their couples retreat. Meanwhile, Vicki holds court over a fiesta party, where Heather introduces her gal pal Meghan, and Vicki and Tamra's rocky friendship turns even more complicated.
10x3 Whine Country aired: Monday Jun 22, 2015
Heather and the ladies travel to Napa to celebrate the launch of her new sparkling wine Collette. OC transplant Meghan is excited for her first trip to wine country, but is also apprehensive after her recent run-in with Shannon. Shannon continues to struggle with her emotions regarding her husband David's affair. Also, Tamra reveals her newfound relationship with the lord while also trying to draw some much needed attention to her new boobs.
10x4 Charity Case aired: Monday Jun 29, 2015
A trip to Napa concludes with tensions at a high. Vicki and Brooks consider some unconventional cancer treatments, Meghan puts the final touches on her first OC charity event while Heather faces the harsh reality of going over budget on her dream home. Shannon receives some shocking news and unresolved issues between her and Meghan become the topic of the ladies' scrutiny.
10x5 Game Changer aired: Monday Jul 6, 2015
Vicki receives a telephone call that changes everything. Shannon offers an olive branch to Meghan.
10x6 Full Circle aired: Monday Jul 13, 2015
Vicki's mother's passing has sent shock waves throughout the OC, causing the women all to take a deeper look at their family lives. While Vicki travels to Chicago to mourn, Tamra heads north to celebrate the birth of her granddaughter. Meanwhile, Shannon continues to heal her marriage with David. Meghan tries to create a lasting memory for her stepdaughter Hayley.
10x7 Bowling in Heels aired: Monday Jul 20, 2015
Vicki enlists the powers of a medium to try and communicate with her mother. Shannon discovers that to lose physical weight, she has to do more than just exercise, she must deal with the weight of her emotions too. Meghan tries to teach her step daughter responsibility but learns a lesson about parenting instead. While Tamra and Eddie struggle to work together at the gym, Heather is eager to start a new project with Terry. All the ladies come together for a fun night of bowling and a surprise announcement.
10x8 Judgy Eyes & Tahitian Skies aired: Monday Jul 27, 2015
Meghan hosts a game night for couples, but gossip flies when her husband is absent. In other events, Shannon and David visit their therapist, and the ladies depart for a tropical getaway to French Polynesia.
10x9 Swimming With Sharks aired: Monday Aug 3, 2015
The ladies swim with sharks during a Tahitian getaway, but Meghan discovers that the sharpest bite comes from the O.C. wives. Then, the women split up for dinner, giving Shannon, Vicki and Tamra high time to visit the bar for shots and gossip.
10x10 Girl Code aired: Monday Aug 10, 2015
Hung-over from a night of drinking, Vicki and Shannon deepen their friendship by discussing the details of David's affair. Meanwhile, the other ladies head out on an excursion that puts them in deep water. Later Tamra, wanting to get everything out in the open, sparks a controversy over girl code and pot stirring. Meghan surprises the ladies at the final dinner.
10x11 A Psychic Surprise aired: Monday Aug 17, 2015
Back in the OC, Shannon and David discover that disciplining their kids is easier said than done. Vicki learns that Brooks has made a life altering decision, to stop chemo and try a radical new approach. Meanwhile, Tamra's psychic makes a shocking claim leaving the ladies in disbelief.
10x12 Racing To The Truth aired: Monday Aug 24, 2015
Meghan, Heather, Tamra, and Shannon head to NASCAR while Vicki enjoys a birthday getaway with Brooks. Later, Shannon tries to put on a happy face during her birthday dinner with David and her girls. Heather throws a luncheon at her unfinished home, where Meghan confronts the OG of the OC.
10x13 Sex, Lies and Leeches aired: Monday Aug 31, 2015
Heather's luncheon ends with a bang as Vicki storms off, upset with Meghan for continually questioning Brooks' cancer treatment. Shannon visits Dr. Moon to help deal with pent up resentment. Tamra hosts a wild "Sex Party" that has Heather covered in blood and Vicki going for blood as she not only confronts Meghan face-to-face, but also goes after Meghan's husband, Jim Edmonds.
10x14 A Storm Is Coming aired: Monday Sep 7, 2015
The day after Tamra's sex party, the ladies are still in disbelief over Vicki's attack on Meghan. Meanwhile, Shannon's kids cook up a plan to improve their parent's troubled relationship. Tamra and Eddie's date night turns sour when she comes clean about financially helping out her son. Plus, Vicki leaves the OC for a visit with Briana in Oklahoma, but underlying tensions about Brooks brings the trip to an explosive end.
10x15 Fire Signs aired: Monday Sep 14, 2015
When Shannon throws an Aries themed party, Brooks finally gets his chance to confront Meghan face-to-face for her relentless digging into his past. And an off-handed comment by Brooks throws Tamra into a rage.
10x16 Suspicious Minds aired: Monday Sep 21, 2015
Shannon's Aries party continues with Vicki and Brooks making an early exit leaving the other ladies questioning Brooks' behavior and Vicki's involvement. Heather and Terry disagree over a design for the new house, while Tamra shows her son Ryan his new home in the OC. Meanwhile, Shannon begins to question her friendship with Vicki.
10x17 Broken Records aired: Monday Sep 28, 2015
As Shannon seeks to make sense of her friendships, Tamra looks to a higher source to improve her son's troubled relationship. Meanwhile, Heather's Evine launch in Minnesota takes a turn for the worse as Terry botches the rehearsal. After a trip to the doctor with Brooks, Vicki tries to put an end to the cancer debate, but when Meghan hosts a viewing party in celebration of Heather's big night, a new revelation about Brooks has everyone stunned.
10x18 Satan Loves Confusion aired: Monday Oct 5, 2015
Vicki's daughter visits and delivers shocking information to Tamra over lunch. Also: Shannon confides in Heather and Tamra, thanks to her reconnected relationship with them; and the women prepare for Tamra's baptism in unconventional ways.
10x19 Baptism by Fire aired: Monday Oct 12, 2015
In the season finale, the ladies gather together to witness Tamra's baptism, but with the constant questions and confusion surrounding Brooks' cancer, Vicki is the one who feels crucified. And after an evening of avoidance, Shannon and Vicki come face-to-face when Shannon discovers that Vicki has committed the ultimate betrayal.
10x20 Reunion (Part 1) aired: Monday Oct 19, 2015

10x21 Reunion (Part 2) aired: Monday Oct 26, 2015
On part two of the reunion, the ladies get wild and crazy looking back at the best OMG moments of season 10. While Shannon faces scrutiny about her marriage and David's affair, tensions rise when Heather gets heated about Vicki's betrayal of Tamra. Jim Edmonds also joins the ladies on the couch and is put in the hot seat about his marriage to Meghan. Briana makes an appearance and is no holds barred when it comes to her opinions about Brooks.
10x22 Reunion (Part 3) aired: Sunday Nov 1, 2015
The reunion concludes as the women and Briana confront Vicki head on with their doubts about Brooks' cancer. Shannon provides shocking details regarding the validity of the PET/CT Scan, Tamra and Heather confront Vicki about the possibility of being blackmailed, and all of the ladies have strong reactions to Andy's taped interview with Brooks. Then, Vicki makes a stunning revelation that has everyone doubting what they've heard.
10x23 Secrets Revealed aired: Thursday Nov 12, 2015
The Orange County vault is opened with never-before-seen footage from season ten including Shannon's unique ladies lunch, Vicki's night out and Heather's teachable moment to Meghan about the finer points of Botox. In Tahiti, the women experience a wild ride, and back in Orange County, Heather proves the devil is in the details when building a mega home. Plus, secrets are revealed with more reunion footage addressing Vicki's scandalous history with Brooks.

Season 11 Episode List

11x1 When the Ship Hits the Fan aired: Monday Jun 20, 2016
The ladies kick off an explosive 11th season with an epic boat party as Vicki fights to win the ladies back after a year of lies left her friendless and alone. Heather's mansion is still a work in progress, and so is her relationship with her husband Terry. Shannon's marriage is on more solid footing, so it's time to look for a new home. Meghan starts in vitro fertilization (IVF) with no help from husband Jimmy. And new housewife Kelly Dodd brings her big personality to the party, but her mouth gets her in trouble.
11x2 Making Friends But Not Amends aired: Monday Jun 27, 2016
Heather travels to Turks and Caicos to help Terry reconnect with their kids, Tamra tries to save Ryan and Sarah's relationship. As Shannon continues to rebuild her relationship with David, Vicki does the same with her business. Later, Meghan invites the ladies over to her new house to demolish her kitchen; however it's Kelly who seems to smash her chances of friendship with the girls when she reveals she has befriended Vicki.
11x3 Lies in the Air, Sand in My Hair aired: Monday Jul 11, 2016
Vicki's daughter moves back, but the homecoming falls short of Vicki's expectations. Meanwhile, Meghan begins IVF shots and confronts her fear of needles in the process; and Kelly hosts a beach party, where Vicki and Tamra try to resolve their issues.
11x4 Frozen Assets aired: Monday Jul 18, 2016
Kelly's beach bash moves indoors as Vicki and Shannon have an icy showdown about their friendship. Also, Meghan moves closer to starting a family; Briana lands in the hospital with a medical emergency; and Shannon makes a difficult decision about Vicki.
11x5 Boogie Fights aired: Monday Jul 25, 2016
Shannon's 1970s-theme bash is lowlighted by a hot dispute about a rumor-packed past. Also: Vicki juggles work, babysitting duties, helping Briana and partying; Heather corners Terry about his parenting; and Meghan seeks support during her IVF treatments.
11x6 Frenemies of the State aired: Monday Aug 1, 2016
Following her party, Shannon pays a visit to Dr. Moon to remove toxins; Kelly tries to make amends by inviting Shannon to sit down and discuss the night of the party; Meghan travels to Washington, D.C., to speak on behalf of colorectal cancer.
11x7 Something's Fishy aired: Monday Aug 15, 2016
Vicki revels in the return of her family to Orange County; Heather strives to find a work-life balance; Tamra plans a sushi party as a last hurrah for Meghan, but the party goes off rails after Kelly loses her cool and crosses a line.
11x8 Shannon Gets Her Groove Back aired: Monday Aug 22, 2016
After an explosive night at the sushi dinner, Heather and Tamra discuss Kelly's volatile behavior as Kelly regretfully turns to her friend Meghan and receives some tough love. Meanwhile, Meghan takes the next crucial step in her IVF process. Later, Shannon celebrates a night full of surprises with all her friends and family. Back in the OC, Vicki and Kelly have a party of their own and bond over being the odd women out.
11x9 Woo Hoo Weekend aired: Monday Aug 29, 2016
While Shannon heads to Cabo with David, Tamra and Kelly join Vicki at the luxurious Merv Griffin estate in La Quinta, California to celebrate Vicki and Briana's upcoming birthdays. Heather and Terry enjoy a date night dinner where they discuss his busy schedule and her problems with Kelly. Later, Tamra arranges a meeting between Kelly and Heather to work out their differences before the ladies head to Glamis.
11x10 Shock and Roll aired: Monday Sep 5, 2016
Tamra, Vicki, Heather and Kelly travel to Glamis to celebrate Eddie's birthday. While the trip is supposed to be down and dirty fun, Tamra and Heather are still wary of Kelly's filthy mouth. After a long RV ride down, the ladies finally get some fresh air and see what the motor sports mecca has to offer. The next day, the ladies set out to explore the dunes, leading to a ride they will never forget. Meanwhile back in Orange County, lives are forever changed as Meghan receives the results from her pregnancy test and Shannon's holistic home has finally sold, leaving the Beador's two weeks to move out.
11x11 The Moral Minority aired: Monday Sep 12, 2016
As the women recover from the accident in Glamis, Tamra returns intent on carrying on with the trip. New alliances form in the wake of Meghan and Shannon's refusal to visit Vicki at the hospital. Back in the OC, Tamra contemplates postponing her fitness competition. While Meghan goes to Vicki's house to make amends, Shannon attempts to get back into her friends' good graces.
11x12 Stage Moms and Dropped Bombs aired: Monday Sep 19, 2016
Shannon panics about her families' impending move, while her daughters prepare for an upcoming rock show. Vicki celebrates Briana's birthday and makes it uncomfortably clear she is ready to fill up her love tank. The ladies come over to help Shannon purge her outdated closet; however tensions run high over unresolved issues between Shannon and Kelly, as well as Tamra and Meghan. Friends and family gather to watch the Beador girls perform, but Shannon's night is rocked by a shocking allegation from an uninvited guest.
11x13 Bye, Bye, Beadors aired: Monday Sep 26, 2016

11x14 Secrets, Lies and Vicki's New Guy aired: Monday Oct 3, 2016
Meghan throws a party to celebrate the grand opening of her candle store. Vicki threatens to expose a secret about Shannon that leaves all the ladies confused. As Kelly and Michael try to navigate their tumultuous marriage, Meghan and Jimmy try to get a handle on her pregnancy. Meanwhile, Heather throws a party to celebrate the release of her book; where Vicki and Shannon finally confront one another.
11x15 Shamrocks and Shockwaves aired: Monday Oct 10, 2016

11x16 Bringing up Old Ghosts aired: Monday Oct 17, 2016
An Ireland trip continues with the ladies taking separate adventures. Meghan tries to locate distant relatives with Kelly, while the others visit a milk farm. Later, Kelly tries to make amends with Tamra, but ire rises, leaving the group in disarray.
11x17 Puppet Strings and Tamra's Wings aired: Monday Oct 24, 2016
A bus ride from hell comes to a conclusion as the ladies' Ireland trip ends. A return to the O.C. finds the women facing fallout from their getaway, and Tamra preps for her long-awaited fitness competition.
11x18 Vicious Lies and Broken Ties aired: Monday Oct 31, 2016
The ladies celebrate Tamra and her fitness competition with a carb-loaded affair at Shannon's new house, but drama spirals around Vicki and her loose-lipped gossip. The Season 11 finale.
11x19 Reunion (Part 1) aired: Monday Nov 7, 2016
Part 1 of 3. The OC ladies reassemble. Included: Vicki is grilled; Tamra opens up about religion and being a peacemaker; Meghan addresses her relationship with Jimmy; and Kelly stands her ground when '70s party accusations fly.
11x20 Reunion (Part 2) aired: Monday Nov 14, 2016
Part 2 of 3. A Season 11 reunion continues with Kelly on the hot seat due to her behavior. Heather has a showdown with Kelly, who reveals shocking secrets about her past; Shannon casts light on her vow renewal; and Vicki's daughter discusses her mother.
11x21 Reunion (Part 3) aired: Monday Nov 21, 2016
Conclusion. The reunited ladies dish on their traumatic Glamis experience, with old tensions stirred and Meghan on the defensive for her lack of sympathy toward Vicki. The drama of Ireland is also discussed, and Shannon hits her breaking point.

Season 12 Episode List

12x1 The Great Divide aired: Monday Jul 10, 2017
Vicki expands her business and moves offices; Tamra reunites with an old friend; Shannon struggles with her weight and her marriage; Kelly worries her mother is becoming a hermit; Meghan returns after the birth of her baby, Aspen.
12x2 It's Either My Way or the Feng Shui aired: Monday Jul 17, 2017
Vicki prepares for her big office move while Shannon enlists the help of her feng shui expert to try and bring balance into her otherwise chaotic life. Lydia is busy launching her brand new magazine which features Peggy, an Armenian firecracker, whose life may look perfect but not everything that glitters is gold.
12x3 Episode 3 aired: Monday Jul 24, 2017

12x4 Episode 4 aired: Monday Jul 31, 2017



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