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The Real Housewives of Orange County

Series Summary
They may live in the lap of luxury, but life isn't always perfect for the women who reside in one of the wealthiest enclaves of the U.S. They continue to focus on living large; plastic surgery, working out, shopping, drinking, dancing, and dining out top their agendas. Ladies come and go through the show's run, with the 10th season's group featuring newcomer Meghan King Edmonds, the wife of former professional baseball player Jim Edmonds, who joins show veterans that include Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge (previously known as Tamra Barney).

Air Dates: 2006 - Present

Genres: Reality

Network: BRAVO

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Season 10, Ep. 14 : A Storm Is Coming Sep 7, 2015

Vicki's attack on Meghan leaves the women in disbelief; Shannon's children cook up a plan to improve their parents' relationship; Tamra admits to Eddie she's been giving financial assistance to her son; Vicki pays a visit to Briana in Oklahoma.

  • Season 10, Ep. 13 : Sex, Lies & Leeches Aug 31, 2015

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    Upset with Meghan's queries about Brooks' cancer treatment, Vicki storms off and brings Heather's luncheon to an end; Shannon visits Dr. Moon to deal with pent-up resentment; Tamra hosts a sex party, where Vicki confronts Meghan face to face.

  • Season 10, Ep. 12 : Racing to the Truth Aug 24, 2015

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    Meghan, Heather, Tamra and Shannon go to NASCAR; Vicki has a birthday getaway with Brooks; Shannon tries to put on a happy face; Heather throws a luncheon at her home.

  • Season 10, Ep. 11 : A Psychic Surprise Aug 17, 2015

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    Shannon and David must discipline their children; Vicki learns that Brooks has made a life-altering decision; Tamra's psychic makes a shocking claim.

  • Season 10, Ep. 10 : Girl Code Aug 10, 2015

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    Vicki and Shannon discuss the details of David's affair; an excursion lands the women in deep water; Tamra sparks a controversy over "girl code" and "pot stirring"; Meghan has a surprise in store for the woman at their final dinner.

  • Season 10, Ep. 9 : Swimming With the Sharks Aug 3, 2015

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    In French Polynesia, the women travel to the island of Moorea, where they swim with sharks; Meghan discovers the real danger isn't in the water; while drinking shots, Shannon, Vicki and Tamra take a few shots at Heather and Meghan's friendship.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • The obsession with appearances and materialism - from cars to houses to Botox to breast implants - makes "Housewives" a case study for everything that is shallow and pathetic about our society. Of course, that's also what makes it so entertaining. [20 Mar 2006] show more

  • If you're fascinated enough by their boorish behavior to return for more, you have a stronger stomach for tacky TV, and people, than I do. [21 Mar 2006] show more

  • Highly watchable. ... The show, an obvious riff on "Desperate Housewives" and "Laguna Beach: The Real OC," is less glossily executed than those but also, for all this, trashier and more believably grotesque. [21 Mar 2006] show more

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