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Tacos and Trauma: An Early Look at Tonight's Episode of "Flipping Out"

It's a great day at Jeff Lewis' office.

The gloves are coming off on tonight's episode of Bravo's addictive docusoap Flipping Out ("Pajamas and Other Games"), which I had a chance to watch last week.

While the season premiere gave us a glimpse at what Jeff Lewis and his merry band of misfits has been up to since we last saw them in 2008, tonight's hysterically stressed installment amps up the tension between the staffers at Jeff Lewis' office.

Wondered whether Jeff's newest assistant Rachel will crack under the pressure of Jeff's frequent and extremely precise demands? You're in luck as tonight's episode features Rachel attempting to please her boss and failing miserably in the process. While the fallout doesn't quite match up to onion- and guacamole-related debacles of previous seasons, one argument does revolve once more around Baja Fresh. Two words for you: brown salsa.

Meanwhile, Jeff and Jenni go on what must be one of the strangest (or, well, most unique) client calls ever as they're instructed to turn up at a potential client's house for Taco Tuesday... in their pajamas. And they learn quite a lot about their prospective clients' lives in the process.

Poor Jenni is confronted by both her struggling love life and her recent divorce when she, Jeff, and Ryan go wine- and cake-tasting with his future sister-in-law/real estate agent. And we learn that there's a hell of a lot of bad blood between Jeff and his brother, almost as much as the trouble that's brewing between Jeff and Ryan, in fact.

I won't say any more but will urge you to tune in tonight to catch a fantastic and funny episode of one of the most diverting and engaging docusoaps on television right now. I'm obsessed.

On tonight's episode ("Pajamas and Other Games"), Jeff attends a pajama party with some potential new clients; new assistant Rachel struggles to keep up with Jeff's numerous and precise demands; Jeff and Ryan's friendship hits a rough patch when Jeff accuses him of not sharing clients.

Car Fight:

Don't Turn Down Booty Calls:

Taco Tuesday in Pyjamas:


AskRachel said…
I'm so happy that Flipping Out is back on. Watching Jeff Lewis (and his entourage) makes me laugh like no other reality show.
Sianne said…
Jeff Lewis at a pajama party? I can't wait.

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