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The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 8 Episodes

16 Episodes 2017 - 2018

In the eighth season of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," Teresa Giudice deals with her grief about losing her mother and her struggles with her husband Joe's legal troubles. At the same time, Teresa faces pressure as she and her sister-in-law Melissa Gorga are on the verge of opening a new restaurant. Melissa, on the other hand, gets in conflict with her husband about their contradicting parenting styles. Dolores Catania faces similar parenting issues with her ex-husband Frank when he moves back into the family home. Frank's moving in also throws a wrench in Dolores' relationship with her new boyfriend. Meanwhile, Siggy Flicker struggles with empty nest syndrome. She also brings in new housewife Margaret Josephs.

Episode 1

Shaddy Beach

Wed, Oct 4, 2017 75 mins

As Teresa struggles with the loss of her mom and the reality of being a single parent with Joe still in prison, her friends plan a weekend getaway to Boca Raton to try to give her some rest and relaxation. Meanwhile, Dolores' ex-husband Frank moves back in, and Siggy's career aspirations cause friction in her marriage. Later, Siggy introduces Margaret Josephs to their group, but tensions flare when Danielle Staub makes her return.

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Episode 2

Let Them Eat Cake

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 60 mins

After a fight on their trip to Boca, Siggy and Dolores have aligned themselves against Teresa and Melissa in an argument. As the girls grow closer to Margaret, the rift between Margaret and Siggy turns ugly. Meanwhile, Dolores deals with the challenges of having her ex-husband and their son under the same roof for the first time in 18 years; and Joe Gorga tries to spend more time with his father, helping him deal with the loss of his wife.

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Episode 3

The Apology

Wed, Oct 18, 2017 60 mins

Margaret throws a launch party for her purse line, but Siggy and Dolores refuse to attend, so Margaret questions her relationship with Siggy. Meanwhile, Teresa begins working on a new book, and Joe makes a business decision without consulting Melissa. Later, Frank and Dolores spar over the best way to handle Frankie.

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Episode 4

The Public Shaming of Melissa

Wed, Oct 25, 2017 60 mins

As the restaurant opening approaches, tensions mount between Melissa and Teresa; Siggy throws a cocktail party, but her anger comes back to haunt Melissa; Danielle shares a secret with Teresa that could destroy Teresa's friendship with Dolores.

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Episode 5

Not Over It

Wed, Nov 1, 2017 60 mins

As Dolores begins to get serious with her new boyfriend David, Siggy comes up with a plan for dealing with her empty nest syndrome. Margaret starts developing a shoe line while Teresa, Melissa, and Joe prepare for the Gorga's tasting party. As tensions rise among the ladies, everyone is nervous that the group could explode when everyone is back together. Meanwhile, Melissa and Teresa get into a huge fight, threatening the progress of the restaurant.

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Episode 6

Growing Up Jersey

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 60 mins

Teresa takes her dad and her daughters on a trip to Puerto Rico. However, the fun is quickly disrupted. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, Dolores and Margaret confront their issues. Siggy gets hormone therapy to get to control her emotions. Later, Joe and Melissa argue on how to raise Antonia.

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Episode 7

A Retreat to Remember

Wed, Nov 15, 2017 60 mins

As Dolores and Teresa repair their fragile friendship, Dolores drops something about Danielle. Later, Siggy initiates a Women's Empowerment Retreat that turns into a warzone between Dolores and Danielle. Meanwhile, Melissa and Margaret worry that they would feel Siggy's wrath again.

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Episode 8

Walking on Broken Glass

Wed, Nov 29, 2017 60 mins

At Siggy's retreat, the girls delve deep into their personal issues. Margaret opens up about her relationship with her step-kids and Teresa talks about her resentment towards Joe. Back in Jersey, Dolores plans a charity event and Teresa seeks advice from Siggy about her book. Meanwhile, Melissa and Margaret plan a fun surprise for all the ladies but tensions flare when Siggy and Dolores confront Teresa with a rumor they heard from Kim D.

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Episode 9

When Chairs Fly

Wed, Dec 6, 2017 60 mins

Tensions are at an ultimate high at the annual Posche Fashion Show. When Teresa confronts Kim D. face-to-face about the cheating rumors, it leaves the group even more divided. With the Italy trip looming, everyone questions whether they will go on the trip or not.

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Episode 10

Meltdown in Milan

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 60 mins

Teresa and husband Joe fight to keep their family intact as they embark on a very public legal battle for their freedom. Teresa's oldest friend and veteran housewife, Dina, returns to help her soul-sister.

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Episode 11


Wed, Dec 20, 2017 60 mins

Margaret tries to mend her friendship with Siggy; Margaret and Danielle go to a shoe factory to develop Margaret's shoe line; Dolores and Melissa have a heart to heart; Joe checks in with the Guidice kids.

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Episode 12

Ain'T No Misbehaving

Wed, Jan 3, 2018 60 mins

Teresa models in a photo shoot, and Dolores takes her son on a college tour. The Gorgas prepare for their restaurant opening, and Danielle receives some closure she has been wanting.

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Episode 13

Prisons, Proposals, and Parties

Wed, Jan 10, 2018 60 mins

Teresa visits her husband in prison and plans to demand an apology. Dolores receives advice from her ex-husband about her boyfriend, while Danielle's boyfriend decides to take their relationship to the next level. Margaret celebrates her birthday and Siggy has a mishap that makes some of the women question her honesty. As the ladies reunite for one last time, unexpected alliances form.

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Episode 14

Reunion Part 1

Wed, Jan 17, 2018 60 mins

The ladies of Jersey come back together to work out their differences, relive their funniest moments, and reflect on the loss of Teresa's mom. A surprise comes when Kim D arrives, forcing the ladies to take sides and pushing Teresa to her limit.

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Episode 15

Reunion Part 2

Wed, Jan 24, 2018 60 mins

Teresa accuses Kim D of being a "Madam." Danielle faces off with Dolores face off. Later, the women revisit their trip to Italy where one comment about Hitler changed the nature of their friendships.

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Episode 16

Reunion Secrets Revealed

Wed, Jan 31, 2018 60 mins

A Gorga/Giudice Easter celebration gets completely out of control. Margaret and Siggy show BFF potential at a photo shoot. Danielle crosses the line in the Gorga's Restaurant bathroom. Gia reveals her true feelings about her dad returning home.

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