The BEST Episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 9, 2019

Network: Bravo

Bravo heads to the Garden State for this installment of the "Housewives" franchise, focusing on affluent Jersey girls who are more than just friends: The cast has changed through the seasons but the featured housewives through the years have included Caroline Manzo, a devoted wife and mother of three adult children; former Las Vegas cosmetologist Jacqueline Laurita, who is now a full-time housewife; and Teresa Giudice, a mother of four who runs her household without help from a nanny or personal assistant.

Reunion (Part 2)

#1 - Reunion (Part 2)

Season 3 - Episode 21

The conclusion of a reunion featuring the Jersey girls trashing and clashing over Season 3's antics.

star 8.79
19 votes
Youth Will Be Served

#2 - Youth Will Be Served

Season 2 - Episode 12

Teresa and Joe celebrate their 10 year anniversary in true Giudice style. Trying to stay out of the drama, juicy Joe has his own issues to deal with when his new business gets some help from some very hands-on customers and his little princesses learn a tough lesson in the process. Meanwhile, Ashley continues her mission to prove Danielle is not the changed person she claims to be. And while Danielle is trying to focus on the positive by planning her daughter Christine’s sweet 16, she gets sidetracked when a friend, who knows a thing or two about fighting, decides to give her some self-defense lessons.

star 8.50
2 votes
Reunion (Part 1)

#3 - Reunion (Part 1)

Season 2 - Episode 17

Part 1 of a two-part reunion edition features reassembled Jersey girls Teresa, Caroline, Jacqueline and Danielle dissing and dishing about Season 2's panorama of mama dramas.

star 8.11
19 votes
Reunion (Part 1)

#4 - Reunion (Part 1)

Season 3 - Episode 20

The Garden State ladies reunite to hash out the dramas of Season 3

star 8.10
29 votes
In The Name Of The Father

#5 - In The Name Of The Father

Season 3 - Episode 1

Melissa and Kathy prepare for a family christening; Jacqueline's lunch with Ashley goes sour; Teresa focuses on saving her family from ruin.

star 8.08
25 votes
Reunion (Part 1)

#6 - Reunion (Part 1)

Season 1 - Episode 8

In the beginning, Teresa and Danielle are sitting together on one couch, while the Laurita/Manzo sisters are on the other couch. It is announced that Teresa and Jacqueline are pregnant; Jacqueline is due the following week AND Teresa is due in September 2009. The episode ended in a cliffhanger, with Caroline accusing Danielle of having planned something ominous for Dina.

star 8.00
14 votes
The Hills Are Alive With Giudice

#7 - The Hills Are Alive With Giudice

Season 2 - Episode 15

The Italy extravaganza continues as Teresa and Joe give everyone an all-out tour of their hometown, complete with hordes of relatives and a family dinner like only the Giudice’s can create. Not to be outdone, Danielle meets with a private investigator in an effort to reconnect with her own family roots, and finds that sometimes blood is not thicker than water.

star 8.00
1 votes
Sex, Lies and Video Debates

#8 - Sex, Lies and Video Debates

Season 10 - Episode 1

Teresa awaits Joe's release from prison and transfer to an immigration detention facility as rumors swirl that she is having an affair; Jennifer posts a nasty video about Jackie on Instagram; Jackie says she believes the cheating rumors about Teresa.

star 8.00
27 votes
Child's Play No More

#9 - Child's Play No More

Season 3 - Episode 13

Teresa's children have a play date with Melissa's children, yet the kids seemingly show more maturity than their parents. Meanwhile, Kathy mulls over how to nurture her teen daughter. And Ashley's father pays her a surprise visit, but there may be more going on than simply a family reunion.

star 7.92
25 votes
Tell All (Part 2)

#10 - Tell All (Part 2)

Season 5 - Episode 22

Bravo Media serves up never-before-seen footage of everyone’s favorite Garden State ladies in a two-part “The Real Housewives of New Jersey Tell All.” From extravagant events to several bizarre antics, you don’t want to miss the lost footage from this past season.

star 7.91
11 votes
Reunion (Part 2)

#11 - Reunion (Part 2)

Season 2 - Episode 18

The cast reunites for an explosive part two of the season 2 reunion special.

star 7.87
15 votes
Country Clubbed

#12 - Country Clubbed

Season 2 - Episode 10

Teresa and Danielle face off at the Posche fashion show, the cops intervene, and the fight is retold from both sides.

star 7.84
25 votes
A Hairy Situation

#13 - A Hairy Situation

Season 6 - Episode 4

When she throws a costume party Nicole confronts Amber about rumors she's spreading.

star 7.84
56 votes
Lost Footage

#14 - Lost Footage

Season 4 - Episode 24

The lost footage from Season 4 of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

star 7.83
12 votes
Oh, Christmas Tree

#15 - Oh, Christmas Tree

Season 6 - Episode 2

Dina is feeling alone. Melissa wants to try and keep Christmas as traditional as possible. Amber finds herself obsessing with home safety. Teresa Aprea wants her son to be part of the family restaurant. Teresa Giudice's legal trouble continues.

star 7.81
48 votes
Best Frenemies Forever

#16 - Best Frenemies Forever

Season 5 - Episode 10

Tessa and Jacqueline come face to face; Caroline's husband makes a shocking demand; Melissa and Joe get an offer.

star 7.79
29 votes
Secrets Revealed (Part 2)

#17 - Secrets Revealed (Part 2)

Season 6 - Episode 19

During a bonding trip to Atlantic City the ladies of NJ bare it all, unveiling scandalous secrets, skimpy clothes, and sexy dance moves! Joe Giudice takes on a gamble of his own in babysitting mischievous Milania. Kathy and Teresa get into a war of words when Teresa takes offense to Kathy's Christmas gift.

star 7.79
24 votes
Best Friends For Never

#18 - Best Friends For Never

Season 4 - Episode 8

Jacqueline's daughter, Ashley, is running out of options; Lauren makes a shocking decision regarding her weight loss; Teresa explores options with her bankruptcy attorney.

star 7.76
37 votes
Horse Whisper to a Scream

#19 - Horse Whisper to a Scream

Season 5 - Episode 14

An unorthodox therapy brings the Housewives up close and personal with a horse's hoof, opening old wounds and leaving Caroline in tears over an admission from her husband. A traditional Native American drum circle plays backdrop as Melissa and Jacqueline face their trust issues and Kathy finally takes a stand. In a shocking moment of truth, Teresa's husband, Joe, makes a revelation about his current legal issues that leaves everyone speechless.

star 7.75
24 votes
Reunion (Part 3)

#20 - Reunion (Part 3)

Season 6 - Episode 18

The ladies of the Garden State reunite with host Andy Cohen to discuss everything that went down in Season 6. In true Jersey fashion, family plays a big part as Rosie and Kathy join the Housewives, and a conversation leads Teresa Giudice to leave the couch. After years of silence, Dina opens up about where she stands with Caroline, Jacqueline, and the rest of her family, and whether or not she sees a mend in the future.

star 7.74
38 votes
Everything Is Coming Up Rosie

#21 - Everything Is Coming Up Rosie

Season 5 - Episode 5

Jacqueline meets with the doctor to discuss her son's medical issues. Melissa and Joe fight over rumors Teresa has been saying. Caroline feels that her children are becoming too much like their father.

star 7.73
26 votes
Drop Dead Gorgas

#22 - Drop Dead Gorgas

Season 3 - Episode 2

It's Halloween, and the aftermath of a christening gone awry leads to dramatic tricks and nary a treat. Meanwhile, the Brownstone hosts a fashion show. The catwalk sets the stage for catcalls and catfights, particularly when Kathy voices off and Caroline stands her ground.

star 7.72
25 votes
Judgement Day

#23 - Judgement Day

Season 6 - Episode 14

As Dina's Ladybug Charity event fast approaches with simmering tension between Teresa and Teresa. Melissa and Joe break ground on their dream home, and Amber loses her hair again, but this time for a good cause. Finally, after pleading guilty to multiple fraud charges, Teresa and Joe Giudice learn their fate in federal court.

star 7.71
55 votes
Uncivil Union

#24 - Uncivil Union

Season 4 - Episode 6

Jaime announces he will marry Rich; Caroline, Teresa, and Jacqueline come together but Joe makes a joke that goes too far; Kathy and Rosie have a heart-to-heart conversation.

star 7.70
27 votes
Reunion (Part 3)

#25 - Reunion (Part 3)

Season 9 - Episode 18

Teresa addresses the state of her marriage; the men join their wives for some fun, but the levity is short lived when Danielle's feud with Margaret escalates.

star 7.70
70 votes