Carole changes the subject to her late husband, a prince, which makes her a princess. Ramona is elated when she realizes a princess trumps a countess and just about jumps through the ceiling before bowing to Princess Cool Cat. The princess is enjoying her visit with Twitchy Bunny, her royal, loyal-to-pinot subject.
Bunny, did a bottle of wine just fall out of your bra?
Before Carole and Ramona arrive at the trendy, gangsta chic boutique, Heather has already started picking out things to wear in London. The shop owner brings some beautiful shoes to Aviva, but she says she doesn’t like to draw attention to her feet. Heather tells Aviva to let everyone in the boutique know why, then she blurts out about Avivivivie’s prosthetic leg before she can get a word in. It’s an awkward situation, but no more so than it will be when Ramona shows up.
Meanwhile, Princess Carole and her royal loyal subject, Bunny, are discussing Carole’s new book while walking to the boutique. Carole’s partner is in L.A. shopping a pilot for a television series based on her book. Once they arrive, Heather asks the owner to create a look for Ramona, a makeover, you know, ’cause Heather isn’t digging the satin strapless and festive blood red eyes thing.
I wish I knew what happened to my cat.
Ramona is not pleased with the shop owner’s initial efforts. Bring back the strapless satin. Ramona isn’t digging Heather’s “shit-kicking boots”, either. The next outfit didn’t look right on Ramona, either. Heather feels like Ramona’s attitude toward the owner confirms that Ramona would have embarrassed her in London, but the looks really aren’t Ramona’s–not enough cork and green glass accents.
Can’t get these without the broom and pointy hat.
Hope you don’t mind, Ramona. I “borrowed” your cat.
Throwing Carole’s advice out of the window, they both want to talk about something. No idea what it will be, but surely it won’t involve London. Ramona goes balls to the wall and throws Avivivivie right under the bus, mentioning her by name as the one who ratted that Heather was upset with Ramona saying she talks too much. Aviva sees the couch confab and knows she’s busted. Heather seems pleased that Aviva is finally getting a little taste of Ramona. nom nom nom!
So, how ya like Ramona now?
The time has finally come for Heather to answer Ramona’s question of why she wasn’t invited. When she tells her that she invited LuAnn because she connected with her, that’s not exactly what Pinot Queen wants to hear. Heather also tells Ramona that she didn’t think she liked her, which just opened up the jar of “invited”. Heather always puts on a big, great-white grin when Ramona goes off like a sprinkler.
It starts to get intense when Heather and Ramona go back and forth about who is making sense and not making sense. You decide–if you can. Let me know if you figure it out. Before it gets ramped up to screaming, Ramona jumps up and suggests a shopping break. Good idea, go back and try on some more faux fur shrugs, Ramona.
While the couch confab was going on, Carole was outside on the phone and discovered her pilot series is a go. Kudos to Carole having her book picked up to become a television series–one with, ahem, real actors, plot, and writing. Ramona is out of ear shot trying on more non-satin clothing, so Aviva tries to strong arm Heather into apologizing to Ramona. Why is Aviva pushing this so hard? It’s Heather’s trip and Ramona’s heartbreak of being excluded. This is not Aviva’s business. Heather refuses to apologize and is dismayed that Aviva is giving Ramona yet another pass.
But I don’t like her. She smells like a Target snack bar.