I’ve been avoiding doing this post for quite some time. The screener has been mixed in with the gobbledygook that is my office desk (*cough* coffee table *cough*)waiting for me to have a laptop that I can watch the screener on while typing on another. The time has come and there is still this inexplicable resistance. But the time has come to pop the CD in and get on with Season Nine (9!!!!) of the original show that got us all addicted to this mess in the first place.
Vicki, Tamra and Heather are the sole survivors from last season. They will be joined by Shannon Beador, who Bravo PR describes as “quirky” which is nice speak for “batshit crazy” and “the opinionated former beauty queen,” Lizzie Rovsek. There is also a new FOTH, Danielle Gregario who we won’t see until episode three.
Hmm…they are not showing us the new taglines in the screener. Wonder why not? Heather and Terry are building their new house while living like mere mortals on a cul-de-sac of all places! Terry is the biggest divo in the world and simply can’t bear living like commoners. Shannon is introduced to Heather first when Heather goes to look at her home for building ideas. Shannon has three girls, including a set of twins. Shannon did not feel her twins were bonding so she had a DNA test done, to prove they were HERS! I’m not sure Heather and Shannon will get along. Shannon is out there. But I do agree with her cell phone stance.
Newlyweds Tamra and Eddie have opened Cut Fitness. Tamra is not very…coordinated? athletic? She seems worried about the younger women working out with Eddie. I don’t think younger women is what she needs to be worried about.
Vicki is back with Brooks. Sort of.
Heather and Tamra (mostly Tamra) feel the need to bash Gretchen even though she is not on the show anymore. And Bravo feels the need to use the footage. Interesting. Heather has a small part on an episode of Hawaii Five-O where she plays the killer’s girlfriend. Has that already aired? Vicki and Tamra will join her for a weekend jaunt to Hawaii.
Briana finally has her own condo with her son Troy and Ryan. When Ryan returned from his tour he immediately got Briana knocked up again just in time for another baby birthing on season nine! Ryan got orders to relocate to Oklahoma. Vicki is displeased by the possible relocation.
The Hawaii trip is adorable. In fact this whole episode so far is light and fun and what we all signed up for in the beginning. The scenes with Shannon are must see TV that I shan’t spoil for you! She had a lot of screen time this week, and we have yet to meet the other new ladies.
This season, the ladies go to Bali. It looks like they had a blast. Shannon’s crazy seems to blend well with Vicki’s. Heather gets pushed out of the Vicki, Tamra, Heather trio for being to smart and civilized to hang. We go to Oklahoma to look at houses for Briana and her brood and Vicki freaks out about the tornado shelters. Sadly it looks to be a season where everyone gangs up on Heather, including the new girls. Briana continues to interfere in Vicki’s love life.
The first episode is cute though and you should at least tune in for that. Are you excited for the premiere?