What Happened in The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 14? (Full Recap)

Stella Aurora

Cast of The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 14

In Season 14 of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki Gunvalson and the infamous Kelly Dodd discussed the train rumor. New housewife Braunwyn joined the housewives from Season 13

Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, and new Housewife Braunwyn Windham-Burke forgot they had microphones. The housewives experienced life-changing events, including Gina’s incarceration and Shannon’s divorce.

  • Tamra Barney Judge – a well-known American businessman, TV host, and real estate agent
  • Shannon Beador – is an American actress, television personality, and entrepreneur.
  • Kelly Dodd – an American television personality and an entrepreneur
  • Gina Kirschenheiter – an American television personality and an entrepreneur 
  • Emily Simpson – an American television personality and a successful lawyer
  • Braunwyn Windham-Burke – an American television personality and an activist

Episode 0 - How They Got Here 2019

RHOC S14 - Shannon and Kelly

Think back on the outstanding moments from previous seasons, which were stuffed with all the excitement, drama, and conflict. Catch up on Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd’s tumultuous marriage, Tamra Judge’s shaky friendship with the original OC cast member, and the contentious entrance of Kelly.

Episode 1 - New Friend, New Flames

Real housewife Tamra Judge moves into a new house while Shannon clicks with new cast member Braunwyn Windham-BurkeGina Kirschenheiter, who has met a new man, must deal with the consequences of her DUI.

Episode 2 - (Not So Happy) Housewarming

RHOC S14 Brauwnyn and Sean

Braunwyn and Sean Burke celebrate Valentine’s Day at their love shack while her mother takes care of their seven kids. Kelly is informed by Tamra that Vicki Gunvalson will attend her housewarming celebration, and the women are invited.

Episode 3 - All Aboard the Rumor Train

RHOC S14 Kelly Dodd

Tamra’s party continues as more people speak out in response to Kelly’s shocking departure. Later, a frightening new rumor surfaces when Kelly is vacationing in Aspen.

Episode 4 - Breakdown in Beverly Hills

RHOC S14 - Gina Kirschenheiter

For Gina to experience Rodeo Drive for the first time, Shannon organizes a group day trip. Emily Simpson has a breakdown concerning personal matters while in Beverly Hills.

Episode 5 - Liar, Liar, Friendships on Fire

RHOC S14 - Shannon Beador

RHOC Shannon Beador surprises the gang with tourist attire and a double-decker bus journey through Hollywood as the day trip to Beverly Hills continues. Braunwyn is confronted by Tamra for talking to her adversaries behind her back and in secret. After Shane returns from taking the bar test, Emily decides to end the vacation early so she may see him.

Still, she is saddened that he is not particularly excited to see her. Braunwyn admits to lying to her new friends while eating dinner with her mother, Dr. Deborah “Deb” Windham. Still, she blames the blame on her unusual upbringing.

Episode 6 - Family Affair

Gina’s blossoming connection with Shannon puts Emily in danger. Vicki Gunvalson will receive advice from Tamra and Shannon on handling Kelly’s impending trip to Arizona. As her younger brother JR begs her to mend her broken connections with her mother and younger brother, Kelly deals with family concerns.

Gina is annoyed by Emily’s persistent attempts to persuade her to go to Vegas. While trying to convince Kelly to join them on the group trip to Arizona, Shannon, Tamra, and Kelly get to know Braunwyn’s quirky mother over dinner.

Episode 7 - Dance Like No One Is Watching

RHOC S14 - Kelly Dodd on her wellness expo

Kelly makes a business investment and practices her sales pitch at a wellness expo. Braunwyn and Kelly travel to Las Vegas to support Emily’s dancing performance. At the same time, Gina meets with a new attorney regarding her DUI.

The women then travel to Miraval, Arizona, where a spa facility exists. Shannon receives a headbutt from Kelly during a sound bath, resulting in an unplanned emergency room trip.

Episode 8 - Let's Get Metaphysical

RHOC S14 - Gina and Emily

Emily and Gina’s fragile friendship reaches a breaking point. Kelly suffers from the consequences of “the bonk,” and Tamra tries to mediate a reconciliation between Kelly and Shannon.

Episode 9 - Miracle at Miraval

RHOC S14 - Kelly Dodd

Kelly criticizes the Tres Amigas as the rumor’s truth comes to light. An emotional conversation at dinner results in an unexpected apology.

Episode 10 - Big O's and Broken Toes

RHOC S14 - Tamra and Emily

When Emily asks Tamra and Eddie Judge for assistance in losing weight, she finds out that the problem is worse than anticipated.

Episode 11 - Hot Mess Express

RHOC S14 - Vicki and Shannon

Shannon takes Vicki and ex-housewife Meghan King Edmonds, to Del Mar for her birthday. The flirting between Tamra and Braunwyn intensifies, while Gina feels betrayed by Emily.

Episode 12 - Fashion Show Faux Pas

RHOC S14 - Braunwyn and her daughter Rowan

Rowan, the daughter of Braunwyn, debuts at OC Fashion Week. Later, Eddie finds out about Braunwyn and Tamra’s wild night in Del Mar.

Episode 13 - Spilling Tea and Throwing Shade

The ladies celebrate Vicki’s birthday with a royal tea party. Kelly declines to go. Gina and Braunwyn argue at the party, and the women get upset by Kelly’s allegations.

Episode 14 - Best Frenemies Forever

Shannon Beador and Braunwyn are getting ready for college with their older daughters. To help her oldest child, Sophie Beador, get into a reputable college, Shannon has engaged Yosepha Greenfield, a college prep adviser. Send her to a public school, she merely wants to be in a good women’s club with boys from the South.

Braunwyn is the target of Kelly’s rumors from the Tea Party. Still, Braunwyn stands up for herself and admits who really talked about Kelly. She is shocked when Shannon learns that someone has been unkind to her.

Episode 15 - The Orange Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree

RHOC S14 - Shannon and her daughter

Shannon and Braunwyn assist their daughters with college preparation. Gina’s mother gives her some advice that causes her to pause. Kelly receives advice about her estranged mother from Emily and Brauwnyn. Tamra and Shannon discuss the situation.

Episode 16 - Viral Videos and Vendettas

RHOC S14 - Tamra Judge

A video of Tamra discussing Kelly rumors goes viral. Kelly contacts her mother as Shannon prepares for divorce court. To commemorate the end of 19 years of breastfeeding, Braunwyn arranges a weaning party.

A video of Tamra discussing Kelly rumors goes viral. Kelly contacts her mother as Shannon prepares for divorce court. To commemorate the end of 19 years of breastfeeding, Braunwyn arranges a weaning party.

Vicki makes a significant declaration. When Kelly criticizes Shannon, a night out partying takes an unexpectedly tragic turn. 

Episode 18 - Wild, Wild Key West

RHOC S14 - housewives travel to keywest

Two separate groups of women travel to Key West by car. As they prepare to attend a drag event, Gina and Emily are concerned about something Vicki has done concerning Kelly. Vicki is persuaded by Gina and Emily to tell Kelly what she’s done, but Shannon tells Kelly the truth instead.

Kelly and Vicki argue once more, which causes Vicki to lose her cool. Gina muses on the viability of reconciliation with Matt, and Kelly discusses her anger management problems. An accident occurs while on vacation, resulting in a trip in the ambulance. 

Episode 19 - Some Fences Are Made to Be Broken

As their trip to Florida comes to an end, Vicki comes back from the hospital with a sprained ankle. Then, Gina tackles her anxieties about murky water while Tamra and Shannon parasail. Kelly tries to heal fences with some women during a sunset sail.

Dr. Brian Reagan ponders whether he and Kelly ought to cohabit in their house in the OC. Tamra ultimately manages to get her sons in the same room as Gina. She informs her mother that she is canceling their divorce.

In anticipation of Kelly being able to attend Vicki’s impending engagement party, Emily and Kelly participate in an anger management program.

Episode 20 - Whooping It Up for Wedding Bells

RHOC S14 - Braunwyn and her mother Dr. Deb

A man Shannon intends to invite to Vicki’s engagement celebration goes on a date with her. Emily assists Gina with the packing of her Coto home. While avoiding their unsolved concerns, Braunwyn and her mother, Dr. Deb, meet for yoga.

Emily is taken aback by the medical prognosis. The ladies celebrate Vicki’s engagement at a “farmhouse chic” celebration, but Tamra breaks down upon seeing Kelly.

Episode 21 - Reunion Part 1

RHOC S14 - Reunion Part 1

The final reunion of the OC ladies features drama and humor as Gretchen Rossi calls Vicki a hypocrite, and Alexis Bellino demands an apology.

Episode 22 - Reunion Part 2

RHOC S14 - Reunion Part 2

The Tres Amigas and Kelly clash in the second reunion episode as the women continue to argue about what happened at Miraval, including all of the rumors Kelly was the target of. Braunwyn discusses how the program has strained her bond with Dr. Deb’s mother.

The Kelly against Vicki battle is replayed, and Kelly becomes sad over the passing of her ex-friend, raising the stakes emotionally.

Tamra provides updates on her new company, her family, and herself. A contentious dispute between Kelly and Tamra results from questions about her genuine intentions as a friend.

Episode 23 - Reunion Part 3

RHOC S14 - Reunion Part 3

As Vicki attempts to humiliate Braunwyn for her actions, the conflict between the original cast member of the OC and the new Housewife intensifies, bringing the reunion to a close. After Emily describes the most challenging year of her life and Andy bids Vicki farewell, Shane joins the women and offers a startling insight into their marriage.

Gina’s emotional and trying year includes a post-season police-involved incident. The women celebrate a memorable season 14 while mentioning their journey to Miraval.

The Real Housewives of Orange County Quick Facts

  • an American reality TV series
  • broadcast on Bravo
  • aired from August 6, 2019, until December 26, 2019
  • primarily filmed in Orange County, California
  • The show’s executive producers are Andy Cohen, Adam Karpel, Alex Baskin, Douglas Ross, Gregory Stewart, Scott Dunlop, and Stephanie Boyriven.
  • Consists 24 episodes

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