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'The Bachelorette' Recap Episode 2: Kisses and Lies

The Purple Fig | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada TV
The Purple Fig

This week, The Bachelorette gets serious. The first whisperings of eternal love are mustered, the exchanges of saliva occur with a frivolous regularity, and a federal prosecutor from New York is almost brought to tears about being lied to and interrupted by another male contestant.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Finale: All's Well That Ends ... Badly

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

The end is finally here, and I haven't felt this elated for an ending since the closing credits for Pearl Harbor. It has been a long season with these haute-couture harridans and I'm ecstatic to have them out my life. So let's get on with it, shall we?

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 9 Recap: Tug-Of-War

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

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.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 8 Recap: Falling Off The Wagon

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

Things get out of control when Ronnie inexplicably goes off the wagon after being sober for a long period of time. Even though they're on vacation, there's no relaxation to be had -- fur flies, fingers point and voices raise for this hot-tempered episode.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 7 Recap: Drama In Toronto

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

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.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: Mary's Revenge

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

Let's see what we have this week: a nip slip, some serious cat fights, a butt lift, a naked man in a pool and the redemption of an oft-maligned victim. Yes, this episode of Real Housewives Of Vancouver delivers some epic drama.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 5 Recap: The Outsider

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

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.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: How To Fight Bullies

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

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?

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: Natural Selection

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

Battle lines are drawn as Amanda Hansen asserts her place as the new villainess among the housewives, while Jody looks to be pulling the strings in the background. Amanda and Ioulia prepare for a bikini fashion show, while Mary has some awkward news for Robin.

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

Canada's favourite housewives settle into their conflicts as they prepare to attend a drag queen party as part of Vancouver's Pride Parade. Nothing could possibly go wrong there, right?

'Real Housewives Of Vancouver' Season 2 Premiere Recap: Calm Before The Storm

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada TV
Jesse Ferreras

Canada's favourite filthy-rich women are back (well, three of them) and they're going to have three new "friends" for Season 2. In the second season premiere, The Real Housewives of Vancouver make nice before the storm. Sorta.

Darkness at Downton: 'Downton Abbey' Season 3, Episode 5

Beverly Akerman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada
Beverly Akerman

When Isobel suggests a luncheon for the Downton "girls," the stage is set for the confrontation: between the men and the women, between creaky notions of propriety and the ancient concepts of mercy, made modern in the guise of rehabilitation. Thank God, mercy wins.