In Real Housewives of Orange County Season 8, Episode 8, Lauri Peterson returns to the show witih some warnings for Tamra Barney. Meanwhile, Heather Dubrow heads to Hollywood to film a guest role on Hot in Cleveland. Left to his own devices, Terry Dubrow struggles to balance work and taking care of the kids in Heather's absence. When the big day comes for Heather to shoot her appearance, Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley cause drama by failing to show up. Speaking of acting, Alexis Bellino decides to try her hand at the craft, but it proves to be more difficult than she imagined. Finally, Lydia McLaughlin confronts her pot-smoking mother about her marijuana usage.
RECAP: Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: Season 8, Episode 8 — Gretchen Upsets Heather!