We head to the Garden State for this installment of the “Housewives” franchise, focusing on affluent Jersey girls who are more than just friends. The cast has changed through the seasons but the featured housewives through the years have included Caroline Manzo, a devoted wife and mother of three adult children; former Las Vegas cosmetologist Jacqueline Laurita, who is now a full-time housewife; and Teresa Giudice, a mother of four who runs her household without help from a nanny or personal assistant.
Dolores and David fight over her plastic surgery. Jennifer is stuck in the middle of her parents' issues. Margaret plans a girls' trip, but Teresa's loose lips threaten to destroy the entire vacation.
As the ladies try to show Teresa the error of her ways, Jackie struggles with tension in her marriage. On the other hand, Jennifer's relationship with her mother worsens and Frank tries to repair the rift between Dolores and David.
A guys night out reveals new secrets about Jackie and Evan's marriage. Joe Gorga begins to worry that Melissa has been unfaithful, but Jennifer reveals a secret that could also destroy his business.
Margaret reveals a shocking personal secret, and Melissa discovers Teresa's realtor has been spreading rumors about Joe Gorga. Margaret and Jackie spar over Teresa's motivations, as Teresa struggles with selling her home.
Dolores and David address their relationship while Jennifer's relationship with her mother worsens. Melissa and Joe confront Michelle and Jon about the rumor they are spreading, and Teresa throws a wild pool party that ends badly.
As the ladies and their husbands head down the shore, Teresa finalizes her divorce and Joe Giudice's rumors about Joe Gorga come to a head. And, a gift from Teresa to Jackie sends the entire group into a tailspin.
A fight between Melissa and Teresa sends Joe Gorga over the edge. When Evan heads down the shore to confront Teresa, Jackie threatens to head home.
As Teresa and Joe prepare for their father's memorial, a fight between Margaret and Jennifer and marital issues between Melissa and Joe threaten to derail the event.
A psychic unveils Dolores' health crisis, Melissa's marital issues and secrets about Teresa's dating life as Jennifer struggles to find peace between her mother and father.