Nothing Is As It Seems
Now that Tamra Barney's marriage has stabilized, she decides to get Simon's name tattooed on her ring finger. Simon is surprised when Tamra reveals the tattoo during a Harley ride to Balboa Island. Simon comments, "That's the first unselfish thing you've done in a long time."
Vicki Gunvalson and her husband, Donn, weather a date night filled with typical Vicki mishaps, including a bee in Donn's drink and spilled red wine on Vicki's top. However, it's Donn's romantic surprise that trumps every distraction and leaves Vicki completely overwhelmed.
Lynne Curtin calls Alexis Bellino to apologize for her recent behavior at Alexis' cooking party. Lynne invites Alexis to a housewarming party she and her husband, Frank, are throwing in their new Laguna Beach home.
After the debacle at Alexis’ cooking party, Gretchen Rossi and her boyfriend, Slade, discuss the state of her friendship with Lynne and whether or not they should attend the Curtins' housewarming party. Gretchen decides to stand by her friend, and Slade reluctantly agrees.
The Curtins' housewarming starts off on a good note, but the good mood turns sour when a heated argument breaks out between Simon and Vicki. Tamra is once again stuck in the middle of a crazy triangle between her husband and best friend.
The next morning after the party, the Curtins are delivered devastating news in the form of an eviction notice.