Cast Blog: #FLIPPINGOUT

The Vagina Monologues

Andy's "Monumental Meltdown"

Jenni Battles Lewd Snowmen

Jenni: "Crab Meat is Flying!"

Zoila was Kidnapped by "Inappropriate Aliens"

Gage and the Gramercy Drama

Jenni: Alianna is a Miracle

Jenni Talks Mini Cat Doors, Giant Paint Cans

Jeff's In-House Telenovela

Mammary Madness at Jeff Lewis Design

Jenni Talks Rough Nipples and Roller-Skating

Jeff Lewis Reflects on Monkey

Jeff and the L Word

"I Did Not Lie to Jeff."

Gage Doesn't Trust Andrew

Gage and Zoila's Endless Teasing

Jenni: Dreams Do Come True

Zoila's Tear-Filled Therapy Session

Jeff's New Boyfriend

Twist! Jeff Forgives Andrew - Ep 5

Jeff's Cockpit and Andy's Lying

Inspector Jeffrey

Andy, Andy, Andy

There is a Time and a Place

Workplace Etiquette

Jeff Lewis, Wedding Planner

Who's the Bitch?

My Wedding Heaven Meets Jeff's Cash Calculations

Get Your Kicks on Route Season 6

Survivor

Grammercy Gardens

Rapping Up Season 5

Truck Gas

Jeff Wants to be a Paint Star

Hey, You Never Know...

Queen of the House

We Talk to the Animals

Hanky Panky and Stinky Pink

Lupe, Lupe, Lupe!

Not Getting the Whole Big Apple

An English Cottage on Acid

The Vagina Monologues

Episode 1: Bravotv.com's Associate Editor ponders Zoila's wallpaper and celebrates the return of Deb.

It's been far too long since we've heard from the Flipping Out crew. And while there have been some staff changes, never fear -- Jeff's anxiety remains high and there is still way too much talk about people's bathroom habits. I'll be here to walk you through every inappropriate, comical, or just plain cringe-worthy moment that occurs. (And hopefully many of these moments involve Monkey.)

Welcome to Season 6! It's a great day at Jeff Lewis' office...

Deb Returns!

Really nothing made me happier about tonight's premiere than hearing the dulcet tones of Deb's husky voice. When Jenni asked Jeff if she should answer the phone as Deb, my face lit up and I thought, "It's been far too long since I've heard someone raunchily spell out a word." And while Deb was not at her most vulgar with the man from Jenni's engagement party venue, she was still a delight. Deb truly is the only one who "gets sh-- done."



Also, I hope Edgar was duly excited about the prospect of partying with Deb.The Vagina Monologues

Call me crazy, but did anyone else find it ridiculously cute that Zoila kept referring to vaginas as 'ginas? I could have listened to her say that for hours. That and her calling Jeff a pervert.

Perhaps I jumped the gun on this one, let me back track: Jeff (of course) gives Zoila a hard time when she selects a, well, slightly suggestive wall paper choice. Much use of the word vagina ensues. No one can let it go and let Zoila have her 'gina wallpaper in peace, and unfortunately there seems to be no penis wallpaper that Jeff can find to replace it for her.

Side note: Monkey cameo at the beginning!
Meet Andrew

He scares easily, smokes, and apple cider vinegar makes him vomit.

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Something tells me a great deal of this season will just involve Jeff pranking Andrew. And by something I mean Jeff: "I would say Jeff Lewis Design is a fraternity. There’s a certain amount of hazing that goes on here."A House Divided

I think the biggest takeaway from tonight's episode was this -- house renovations are hard on a couple. And when the couple is Jeff Lewis and Gage, well, that's compounded maybe 100 times.

There was clearly some tension over the house due to the budget and making decisions etc. And given that Jeff is trying to design his personal dream home, one can only imagine the attention to every single detail is on another level that no mere mortal can fathom. (The man is putting in a power generator lest a power outage cause his vodka to become warm!)

So when Jeff saw that sprinkler spraying the side of the house, you knew it was trouble. We then witnessed the first big fight between Jeff and Gage, and it was not pretty. Thus I can't decide whether Jeff's idea to abandon Gramercy and just buy Spring Oak is inspired or insane. On the one hand if they just take Spring Oak, they're done. They can move in and finish Gramercy on their own timeline and relax. On the other hand so much blood, sweat, and tears went into Gramercy already, is it madness to stop now? Who can say?

Jenni Getting Married?

Yes! The assistant/rapper has finally found the man of her dreams! (And he just so happens to be a doctor -- bonus!)

Dr. Jonathan Nassos totally won me over with his speech to Jenni. And while I expected her to cry, am I mistaken, or did Jeff Lewis also shed a tear? Wait, what?! Wow. You know something was moving when it makes Jeff Lewis misty.
Next week Jeff and Jenni take Chicago to plan the wedding. But don't worry, Jeff still finds something to flip out about.
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Gage and the Gramercy Drama

Jenni weighs in on what went down while she's out on maternity leave.

I am MIA... You better watch the show anyway.

Jeff is on the phone with relative and realtor Carrie
Talking about photos and the open house realtor caravan.
For Sale: Gramercy is officially on the market.
Jeff says Gage hasn't talked to him for three days.
Not everyone is happy about moving.
Carrie does not think English Tudor is a hot sell description.
Jeff says mediterranean and let them be surprised when they get here.

His longtime clients the Shaws, Tommy and Jeanne, are moving to Nashville.
Jeanne wants Jeff to go to Nashville with her to find their new place.

At soon-to-be-sold Gramercy, Jeff likes to mix it up.
He is suggesting a two house purchase next.
Jeff would live in one and Gage and Zoila would live in the other.
Zolia says Gage might end up "in the refrigerator…in piece."
She makes it clear that two house idea would involve an ugly ending.

Megan says my absence is felt, and it is currently an HR epic fail.
I'm glad I'm missed.

Zoila "2014" is now hot, hot, hot.
Andrew gets $300 cash for Jeff's cussing.
He is employee of the week.
Megan is beyond disappointed that Jeff is taking Andrew to Nashville.
Zoila to Andrew: "You are kiss ass."

Jeff is putting Megan in charge of the office while he is away.
Megan finds Zoila "2014" a little intimidating.

Gage has painters working at Gramercy the day before the open house.
Jeff tells them to leave and smells not just paint but sabotage.
Gage and Gramercy will not be easily separated

Nashville: Jeff and Jeanne plus Andy.
Two days to find and buy the Shaws a new home.
Jeanne likes the remodel challenge of the first house they see.
Jeff thinks it is a waste of time.
"Everything with Jeanne is a fight."
Yiiikes… Andy is not the best driver.
Jeff says, "Andy needs learning experience."Gramercy now has Megan in charge.
Zoila responds "What a bitch…shut up…Barbie Bitch…I'm not a slave."
It's a beautiful day at Jeff Lewis' office.
Megan's focus is to get everything ready for the open house.
Jeff's to do list needs to be followed.
Zoila's reply "Barbie Bitch" directed towards Megan becomes a chant.

In Nashville the California boys encounter chiggers (trombiculidae) for the first time.
Jeff likes a house and Jeanne is not impressed.

Gramercy now has realtors walking through.
Carrie thinks almost 80.
Gage unwillingly begins to face the reality of moving.
Jeff calls Gramercy to see the results of the open house.
Jeanne does not like his attention divided.
She reminds him loudly who's paying and further instructs him.

A homeowner in curlers running away from the door.
Jeff knows he is not in LA.

Megan is finding being in charge involves moving trash cans.
Zoila says about Jeff's work list: "I don't know where I put it."

Vanina is cooperating.

Megan tells Zoila and Maria "there's a new sheriff in town."In Nashville the houses are getting larger
The property Overton Lea has Jeff at the gate.
"It's a cool house…I like it a lot."
Jeanne is impressed.
Two and a half million, and Jeff is now seeing improvements.
An entirely new kitchen is Jeff's first vision.
Jeanne is firm about the "no" to that, and she's clearly not a fan of new cabinets.

The Lipstick Lounge and dirty bingo become a night for the group to unwind.
The next day Jeanne decides to buy the estate Overton Lea
Jeff has won a battle -- she wants to redo the kitchen.
Encouraged, he is talking furniture and Jeanne is talking "off switch."Returning home inspired, Jeff is actively looking for a new house.
The Lyric property gets a thumbs up from Jeff.
It's under a million, so he doesn't have to ask Gage.
Not so secretly Gage hopes the deal does not happen.

To lighten the tension Jeff wants to know Zoila's latest telenovela.
Vanina translates: "The Lady and the Construction Worker."

Bonnie the realtor gives Jeff potential buyer updates for Gramercy.
Two interested parties have dropped out.
Jeff is having second thoughts about selling Gramercy.
If Jeff gets 3.2 million, he will sell.
He now hopes to be able to flip and still live at Gramercy.
Gage cannot stop smiling.

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Thank you for all the lovely messages and well wishes last week for Alianna and our family, it meant a lot to us.  Always remember, there is no expiration date on miracles.