Since Bravo took us behind the gates of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” back in 2006, more than 100 women have starred on one of the dozen-plus American Real Housewives franchises, giving us thousands of hours of entertainment with their petty feuds, lifestyle porn, and witty rejoinders. And over the years, the wives’ opening credit taglines have become as hotly debated as their fashion choices and faux pas. Now 15 years into the Real Housewives juggernaut, the Great Pop Culture Debate wants to decide: what is the Best Real Housewives Tagline Ever?

Join Host Eric Rezsnyak and panelists Gary Jackson, Jake Pitochelli, and Kevin Dillon as they twirl to the camera and pitch sassy catchphrases while discussing the best intro taglines from Bravo’s “Real Housewives” series.

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The Round 1 match-ups are:

Match-Up 1: Ramona Singer “RHONY” S9 vs. LeeAnne Locken “RHOD” S3

Ramona: “I’m an acquired taste. You don’t like me? Acquire some taste.”

LeeAnne: “You don’t mess with Texas, and you don’t mess with me.”

Match-Up 2: Lisa Rinna “RHOBH” S8 vs. Alexis Bellino “RHOC” S6

Lisa: “I don’t have to buy it, because I already OWN IT.”

Alexis: “God is my savior, my husband is my king. And my body? It’s sinful.”

Match-Up 3: Aviva Drescher “RHONY” S6 vs. Erika Girardi “RHOBH” S8

Aviva: “When people tell me I’m fake, I know they’re just pulling my leg.”

Erika:  “Some people call me cold, but that’s not ice — it’s diamonds.”

Match-Up 4: Gizelle Bryant “RHOP” S1 vs. Lisa Vanderpump “RHOBH” S6

Gizelle:  “The word on the street is that I’m the word on the street.”

Lisa:  “I’m passionate about dogs, just not crazy about bitches.”

Match-Up 5: Mary Crosby “RHOSLC” S1 vs. NeNe Leakes “RHOA” S1/S2

Mary: “I love God, but I will read you like a scripture.”

NeNe: “I don’t keep up with the Joneses. I AM the Joneses.”

Match-Up 6: Sheree Whitfield “RHOA” S9 vs. Joanna Krupa “RHOM” S3

Sheree: “Don’t call it a comeback. Call it a takeover.”

Joanna: “Don’t hate me because I have it all. Hate me because I’m beautiful.”

Match-Up 7: Teresa Giudice “RHONJ” S7 vs. Dorit Kemsley “RHOBH” S8

Teresa: “I used to flip tables, now I’m turning them.”

Dorit: “I believe in an excess of everything — except moderation.”

Match-Up 8: Karen Huger “RHOP” S5 vs. Dorinda Medley “RHONY” S9

Karen: “Honey, the grande dame don’t repeat history, she makes it.”

Dorinda: “I tell it like it is — but I always make it nice.”

Want to play along at home?

Download the listener bracket and see if your picks match up with ours!

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Check out these other episodes from Great Pop Culture Debate:

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And make sure to check out our Top 10 List of NeNe Leakes Reaction Gifs.

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Host: Eric Rezsnyak

Panel: Gary Jackson, Jake Pitochelli, Kevin Dillon

Producer: Mike Rapin

Editor: Jeffery Perry

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