Jody and Amanda try to solidify their stranglehold on the housewives' social circle. After failing to land Robin, they try Ioulia, and they momentarily succeed when Mary backs out of the elegant Russian's birthday at the last minute, but they just can't seem to land the big fish. Meanwhile, Mary is organizing her own birthday party, and Jody organizes a competing event to sabotage it.
Ronnie and Mary come to a turning point in their relationship after the Amazon's mental breakdown in the last episode. Ioulia stands up for herself better than any of the other housewives, confronting Amanda about why she has such a problem with her. Meanwhile, Jody continues to bask in the limelight of starring on Top Chef Canada, pretending she's BFF's with Toronto's elite class. As usual, all hell breaks loose every time these hags get together.
Social sectarianism is on full display as Jody manages to isolate Mary on the fringes of the group. Ioulia hosts a saucy art party and Amanda promises to "keep my pussy in my pants, thank you very much!" Meanwhile the show-jumping grand prix approaches where Mary and Robin will sing their countries' national anthems, as viewers hope beyond hope that the Texan can pull hers off.
Mary proves she just doesn't have the wherewithal to stand up against the people who are being mean to her. She meets machine-gun fire with a rhetorical pellet gun. Meanwhile, Robin just can't accept that she's not a very good singer, Amanda tries to make peace with Ronnie and Ioulia looks to have abandoned the enterprise altogether. Who can blame her?
When does being a housewife become too high risk? Shouldn't we as women be able to head out into the workforce if all of a sudden we're the sole financial provider? As someone who lives in one of the most expensive cities in the world, I can't get my head around how women can walk away from their careers without a worry in the world. Isn't it irresponsible?