‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ preview: What’s next for Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge in Ireland

OC -There are a few episodes every season on “The Real Housewives,” really regardless of the city, where the show briefly becomes like a travel show. For a few fleeting moments, this is to us one of the better times for the franchise. People are happy, there’s some legitimately-funny moments, and it makes us think that maybe there are a few things in this world that these ladies can agree on.

Unfortunately, it never lasts for long, and that is precisely what is coming on “The Real Housewives of Orange County” Monday night. You’ll laugh briefly at watching some of the women go on a pub crawl, but you’ll probably be frowning by the end of it when the booze runneth over and some conflict erupts. We’ve got for you a few teases below, which should offer up some information as to what lies ahead for the ladies.

1. Can Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge loosen up? That’s going to be one order of business. (For Vicki, we know that she does fancy whooping it up from time to time!)

2. Unfortunately for Tamra, things are not going to be peaceful for long — there’s going to be a particularly nasty exchange between her and Kelly Dodd that leads to her being in tears.

3. Technically, the purpose of this episode is exploring the family heritage of one Meghan King Edmonds before she welcomes a child … but we don’t quite know just how much of that we’re really going to see. (There’s only 42-45 minutes in an episode, after all.)

4. Eventually, Kelly may find herself isolated from some of the other women, who are going to take part in a traditional Irish Hooley Night.

If you are so inclined, head over here to check out our latest “Real Housewives of Orange County” review! We tend to upload these the next day following a new episode coming on the air. (Photo: Bravo.)

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