The BEST Episodes of The Real Housewives of New York City
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2020
Bravo brings you into the lives of five women and their families who live in one of the wealthiest communities in the country. They take the viewer into their lives to show their lives aren't always perfect.
#1 - Reunion (Part 3)
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 17, 2010
Kelly continues to claim she was bullied by the other women in St. John's; Jill's motives in regards to her surprise trip to the island are debated; Luann talks about her romantic life since her divorce and her singing career; Kelly's contradictory statements on the show are discussed. Bethenny's and Jill's future is still uncertain.
#2 - The Lost Footage
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired May 28, 2009
Never-before-seen clips from the series' second season and reunion special.
#3 - Life is Not a Cabaret
Season 11 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 12, 2019
Tinsley shares a recent picture of Ramona locking lips with Harry Dubin; Sonja loses it after leaving an AA meeting, but Luann doesn't let that rain on her cabaret parade; the women confront Luann over her selfish ways; Bethenny has a panic attack.
#4 - Secrets Revealed
Season 7 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 3, 2015
Previously unseen footage from Season 7 is featured.
#5 - The Ramona Trap
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired May 20, 2014
The ladies confront Ramona about her behavior; Kristen and Josh argue over Josh's commitment.
#6 - It's Not You, It's Miami
Season 11 - Episode 13 - Aired May 29, 2019
Luann asks if Sonja is taking something that would explain her behavior; the women head to Miami for fun, sun and the revelation that Ramona made out with Harry Dubin; it's all too much for Sonja who lashes out at Luann and Ramona after a few drinks.
#7 - Tears of a Clown
Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired May 1, 2019
Fresh off of her breakup, Tinsley prepares for her appearance as the guest ringmaster for the Big Apple Circus; Bethenny has a court appearance; Ramona takes Barbara shopping; at the circus, Tinsley descends from the rafters on a spinning hoop.
#8 - On Their High Horses
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 3, 2009
Rosanna, LuAnn's housekeeper, joins the family again after a month-long trip to the Philippines. The entire family is thrilled to have her home, especially LuAnn, who has been doing a lot of extra work while she was away. LuAnn tells the other women that her daughter Victoria will be going off to boarding school in the summer, which causes an interesting reaction from one of the Housewives. Jill decides to throw a major event for her charity, Creaky Joints, and plans to include the other Housewives. Alex and Simon get a luxurious spa treatment at their Hamptons rental home. Kelly competes in the esteemed Hamptons Classic, and Ramona stops by for support. LuAnn organizes a lunch for Victoria and her friends where she teaches them a lesson on etiquette. Bethenny, Jill and LuAnn attend the Hamptons Tea Dance, a major gay pride event of the summer. Meanwhile, Ramona's husband Mario decides to set up a tennis doubles re-match with Jill, and a disagreement ensues about who her partner should be.
#9 - Sun, Sand and Psychosis
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 20, 2010
After a night of debauchery, the ladies are enjoying a peaceful breakfast until it gets interrupted by another argument between Kelly and Bethenny, and Kelly has a breakdown in a phone call to Jill. The next day, the ladies put their issues aside as Bethenny decides to cook dinner for everyone, but all doesn’t go as planned as arguments continue to ensue. Back in New York City, Jill decides to go to the Virgin Islands to see what’s going on, despite Luann’s protests.
#10 - Wife in the Fast Lane
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 14, 2009
Ramona is busy developing a skin care line, and decides to throw a party to show off the products. Bethenny attends and gives her advice on creating a brand, though Ramona isn't too eager to hear what she has to say. LuAnn meets with her writer to finish up her book, Class with the Countess, and also meets with her publisher to discuss how to market the book. Bethenny is out promoting her line of baked goods – Bethenny Bakes – in a store in Connecticut, but she finds it's not as easy as she thinks to give away free products. Kelly takes a trip out to LA to meet with a designer about her jewelry line. Simon plans something special for Alex's birthday, but loses his cool when the part of the surprise gets ruined.
#11 - Reunion (Part 2)
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired May 14, 2009
The ladies from New York come together for additional second-season exploits; host Andy Cohen.
#12 - Upstate Girls
Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired May 15, 2019
Newly single Tinsley faces serious questions about having a baby; Sonja and Barbara head upstate to see Luann's new house, hoping to warn her about the rumblings among the other ladies; Ramona, Bethenny and Dorinda arrive at Luann's house.
#13 - Win, Place or Sonja
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 3, 2014
Aviva's sex-crazed father, George, has shocking news for Cody, his twenty-five-year-old girlfriend. Aviva decides to throw them a party at a surprising, yet fitting, museum. Can Ramona and George reconcile or will their dislike for each other ruin the night? LuAnn takes everyone but Aviva and Ramona to Saratoga for a weekend of horse racing, drinking, and man chasing, but Sonja parties a little too hard and things quickly get out of hand.
#14 - The Last Splash
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired May 6, 2014
Heather invites all the ladies, except Aviva, to her vacation house in the Berkshires for the weekend. Things get dangerously out of hand when a placid canoe trip turns into a blood bath, with Kristen and Ramona going head-to-head.
#15 - Reunion (Part 2)
Season 11 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 18, 2019
The women confront Ramona over her lies and insults; Dorinda, Bethenny, and Sonja challenge Tinsley to tell the truth about her relationship; Luann is in the hot seat as Andy and the ladies discuss her sobriety slip and probation violation.
#16 - New Alliances
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 4, 2010
In the drama-filled season three premiere, the ladies are spending their remaining summer days together in the Hamptons, but friendships and alliances have shifted significantly. Ramona, Jill, LuAnn and Alex all enjoy a sun-filled day on a yacht that Ramona has commissioned for the day – until nasty comments and tears break loose. Jill shares that she is angry with Bethenny and that the two haven’t spoken in months. Meanwhile, after having spent the summer falling in love, Bethenny is back in Manhattan, posing nude in a photo shoot for PETA. LuAnn and Jill give Kelly a chance at friendship and meet her for lunch. The three women catch up on lost time and Jill clues Kelly in on her issues with Bethenny. Similarly, Bethenny and Jason are lunching in Montauk and Bethenny shares some details of her own with Jason. The next day, Bethenny and LuAnn meet for an afternoon cocktail to catch up, but LuAnn comes with an agenda – blindsiding Bethenny by bringing up yet another issue that she didn’t see coming.
#17 - If You Can Make It Here
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 11, 2014
Heather hosts her own birthday bash in the Season 6 opener. Also: Aviva tries to make amends with Ramona; and the ladies are introduced to Heather's friend, Kristen Taekman.
#18 - Reunion (Part 1)
Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired Jul 29, 2014
The Big Apple ladies gather for a reunion hosted by Andy Cohen. Included: Ramona is cornered about her behavior toward Kristen in Montana; Aviva addresses her use of foul language in front of children; and Carole confronts Sonja about rumors and gossip.
#19 - There's A New Girl In Town
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 17, 2009
In the drama-filled season two premiere, an interview that Jill gave to the New York Post puts her in hot water with Alex and Simon. While on vacation in the Hamptons, Alex and Simon run into Jill at a party and their feud comes to a head. Bethenny decides to spend the summer with Jill at her Hamptons estate, and continues her whirlwind life on the social scene. Luann introduces new Housewife Kelly to the other ladies at a charity event.
#20 - Fireworks
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 22, 2014
The Fourth of July in the Hamptons leads to interpersonal fireworks. Here, Kristen and Ramona clash; Ramona and Sonja butt heads; and tensions boil over at a clambake when Aviva approaches Carole to settle differences.
#21 - Reunion (Part 3)
Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Aug 12, 2014
The New York City ladies reunite. Among the dramas: Heather and Aviva clash, as do Ramona and Kristen; and the women reflect on their individual struggles during Season 6.
#22 - Birds, Broads and Breakups
Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 24, 2019
Tinsley and Luann attend an Al-Anon meeting; Dorinda joins Tinsley for a dress rehearsal before her big day as guest ringmaster at the Big Apple Circus; Ramona, Luann and Sonja run into Ramona's ex, Mario; Dorinda hosts a spa day for the ladies.
#23 - Let's See That Ring
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 22, 2010
Since she's decided to renew her vows with Mario, Ramona takes Avery out to lunch to ask her to be her maid of honor. Sonja and LuAnn are also in the Hamptons so Kelly joins them for a girls night out. Over drinks they dish about sex, relationships, marriage and a whole lot of other girl talk. Jill, her mother Gloria and her sister Lisa are busy in the city working on some anecdotes and words of wisdom for the upcoming book they are writing together; Secrets of a Jewish Mother. Bethenny is holding onto news that she decides to break first to an ecstatic Alex: she's engaged. Later, Kelly is hosting party where all the women attend. When Bethenny arrives Jill is clearly uncomfortable being in the same place as her so she gets up with LuAnn and walks away, thus missing the big announcement Bethenny shares with the rest of the gals.
#24 - More than a Feelin'
Season 11 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 20, 2019
The ladies head back to New York where Luann records her new single; the women attend Dorinda’s 1980s aerobics workout for charity; Ramona plans a surprise birthday party on the same night as the Countess’ Cabaret.
#25 - Divided, They Summer
Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 6, 2019
It's been one crazy summer for the housewives; Bethenny struggles with the passing of her boyfriend, Dennis; Luann comes to terms with her relapse; Ramona learns to swim; Sonja adjusts to her apartment; Dorinda and Luann don't speak to each other.