6.5
135 votes
The Real Housewives of Potomac

The Real Housewives of Potomac

Bravo 2016

Just up the river from our nation’s capital lies a hidden gem—Potomac, Maryland. Its rolling hills, gated mansions, sophisticated prep schools, and exclusive country clubs all serve to keep the area invitation-only. Sprinkled throughout this community are a handful of old-line, wealthy African-American families who have historically broken racial barriers to provide a life of privilege for their children. In a town where entry is granted only through class, pedigree, and lineage, how far will the ladies go to secure their spot at the top of this prestigious circle?

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Real Housewives of Potomac

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E22

#1 - Reunion Part 3 (Season 5 - Episode 22)

The Season 5 Reunion concludes with an epic 90-minute finale. Candiace gathers herself after walking off-stage during the conversation surrounding the altercation and returns to face Monique. Ashley and Monique are accused of having a strategic relationship, and an emotional exchange takes place when Candiace questions Karen's loyalty. Things take a dramatic turn when the husbands join the stage - Chris Samuels comes in hot and demands accountability against the alleged "plot" against his family, and sets his sights on Gizelle.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 33 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E20

#2 - Reunion Part 1 (Season 5 - Episode 20)

Candiace and Monique see each other for the first time since the dramatic altercation. Gizelle sets the record straight on her relationship. Karen and Gizelle discuss the ups and downs of their friendship. Wendy reflects on her first season.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 35 votes.

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S6E13

#3 - GVO or GTFO! (Season 6 - Episode 13)

The ladies and their husbands head to Maryland's Eastern Shore for a couples trip, but the Green Eyed bandits threaten to stay home due to their rocky relationship with the hostess.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 25 votes.

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E10

#4 - Sorry... Not Sorry (Season 5 - Episode 10)

Karen hosts the ladies to hear Monique's side of what happened at the winery; Candiace seeks therapy to deal with the aftermath of the altercation; Monique attempts to apologize for getting physical.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 48 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E17

#5 - Fifty Shades of Betrayal (Season 5 - Episode 17)

Robyn reveals the ladies‘ photos on her “Embellished” website, causing tension between her and the “Grand Dame.” Ashley and Gizelle host a dominatrix party filled with whips, sex toys and leather, but the fun is quickly halted when Ashley reveals her statement in defense of Monique — leaving Candiace feeling betrayed.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 42 votes.

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S6E4

#6 - Going Ham at the Pajammy Jam (Season 6 - Episode 4)

Mia and Gordon wonder if she can repair the broken relationship with her mother; Gizelle works on showing compassion when her oldest daughter goes through a life obstacle; Michael surprises his very pregnant wife, Ashley, with a new venture.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 31 votes.

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E21

#7 - Reunion Part 2 (Season 5 - Episode 21)

The reunion continues as Gizelle reacts to the contents of Monique's binder and responds to the shocking allegations against Jamal. Karen opens up about her challenging season with Ray, and Ashley is questioned about Michael's hotel-room antics and responds to some damning new evidence. Monique accuses some of the women of "plotting" against her family, and things get intense when the conversation about the altercation between Candiace and Monique begins.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 38 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E8

#8 - Serving up Betrayals (Season 5 - Episode 8)

Ashley confronts Michael about the blog rumors; Gizelle gathers the ladies together for a wine tasting to celebrate her literary award, but the celebration is quickly halted when tension escalates to an alarming level.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 49 votes.

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E11

#9 - Taxing Times and Blurry Lines (Season 5 - Episode 11)

Karen invites Gizelle and Ashley to her homecoming in Virginia, but an emotional visit to her childhood farm shows the ladies a different side of the Grande Dame. Robyn’s tax woes go public. Candiace considers legal action against Monique. Meanwhile, Monique seeks guidance from her pastor, but a shocking past revelation brings her to tears.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 41 votes.

The Real Housewives of Potomac - S6E22

#10 - Secrets Revealed (Season 6 - Episode 22)

The episode was rated 8.08 from 12 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S6E12

#11 - Reasonable or Shady? (Season 6 - Episode 12)

Karen is ready to reveal her new candle line to the rest of the ladies, while Wendy struggles to get on equal footing. Mia's family and her mom sit down for some much needed time together, but there is still a lot of work to be done. Gizelle and Robyn gather their "Friends and Haters" to celebrate the launch of their new podcast... in Gizelle's driveway. The party goes off the rails when some shady games are played, and Candiace confronts Mia about questioning if her husbandger is on the payroll.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 32 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E5

#12 - Look Who's Squawking (Season 5 - Episode 5)

Monique invites everyone to her lake house for a weekend retreat, but the ladies are not prepared for her additional guest. Karen expresses her dislike for Wendy's obsession with her sex life, meanwhile Gizelle and Candiace's friendship takes a surprising turn. Ashley decides to bring baby Dean along for the festivities, but Wendy's strong opinions on her decision leaves the women stunned.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 41 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E7

#13 - Fireball and Firepits (Season 5 - Episode 7)

Karen reveals intimate details about her relationship with Ray leaving the ladies concerned about the state of her marriage. The husbands join their wives at the lake house. Candiace tells Ashley about Michael’s alleged escapades. Meanwhile, things come to a screeching halt when Michael's alleged indiscretion takes center stage.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 46 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S5E9

#14 - The Tipping Point (Season 5 - Episode 9)

The ladies try to make sense of the altercation between Monique and Candiace, but are left in the dark. Gizelle heads to Atlanta for her daughters’ restaurant opening, meanwhile Ashley presents Michael with a post-nuptial agreement. Karen seeks help from a third party to mend her relationship, but Ray’s surprising revelation leaves her in tears.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 49 votes.

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The Real Housewives of Potomac - S4E19

#15 - Reunion Part 1 (Season 4 - Episode 19)

Gizelle and Karen confront each other about the confusing nature of their friendship, and Gizelle reveals a shocking development in her love life. Candiace's mother, Dorothy, joins the couch—and brings her purse. Ashley and Candiace have a heated exchange regarding the legitimacy of Ashley's life and relationship. Michael Darby makes a jaw-dropping appearance.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 52 votes.

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Last updated: jan 30, 2023

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