• Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Wealthiness

Season 1, Episode 1 -  Air Date: 10/14/2010
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Welcome to Beverly Hills, where pint-size puppies are served breakfast in bed and a three million dollar home is scoffed at. In the premiere episode, Adrienne, whose family owns the Palm Casino Resort and the Sacramento Kings, decides to take the rest of the ladies on a private jet to get VIP treatment and sit courtside at a Kings game. The ladies include Lisa, a witty British restaurateur; former child actresses (and sisters) Kim and Kyle Richards, who are also Paris Hilton’s aunts; Kelsey Grammer’s soon to be ex-wife Camille, and Taylor, a beauty from Oklahoma with big Beverly Hills dreams. These ladies live big and when they fight, they fight big. They may be living in the lap of luxury, but with all that wealth comes even more drama.

‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ Go First Class All the Way

So right away, the intro to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills sets up that it‘s going to be a little . . . off. The women have cheesy voiceovers saying: "the sun always shines in Beverly Hills, but not on everyone," "everything might look perfect, but it‘s not. It‘s a land of make-believe!" and "this town runs on status, status can come from money, connections, fame, or even looks." And by looks, they must mean lips. It reminds me a lot of a promotional Barbie video I had when I was a kid. It was about going into "Barbie‘s World" and seeing all the cool stuff she got to do. So I guess
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