While the arguing continues, Liz and Isabelle propose an ulterior motive for Vince's script. Also this week: Kim's coping strategies; Brandi's cleanse; an update on Yolanda's health; Vanderpump's suprise party; and Rinna's teaching her daughter to drive in style.
The hometown dates take Farmer Chris to Shreveport, Louisiana; Chicago, Illinois; Phoenix, Arizona; and Gering, Nebraska. After a ride on a ferris wheel, a trip to a fertility clinic, a rap session at a recording studio, and a review of a Playboy pictorial, the final three are chosen.
After a final farewell to Kelsey, Liz and Neil continue their dish as the crew travels to Des Moines, Iowa. Chris takes one of the ladies on a personal tour of his home in Arlington and on a photographic tour of the state's capital. Meanwhile, the remaining prospects take an unscheduled road trip to Chris's hometown. During the group date at a local hockey rink, the true intentions of one of the girls is called into question before an early favorite gets the first Hometown Date rose.
Fearless Host interviews Kelsey to get the real story about her experiences in the house. Chris discusses the season so far, along with the challenges associated with trying to find a wife among 30 eligible women. Andi fills us in on her life after her breakup with Josh.
Liz and Isabelle just want everyone to get along. Also this week: The Burbank International Film Festival; yoga with Yolanda and Brandi; Max gets his DNA test results; and Lisa Rinna has daughter drama.
After the field is reduced to nine, the group travels to Deadwood, South Dakota. Farmer Chris takes one of the quieter house guests for an afternoon of horseback riding and target shooting. After exercising her music composition muscles with the help of Big & Rich on the group date, one lucky girl receives her rose in front of a packed house. Farmer Chris makes a difficult choice between warring factions in the Badlands on a two-on-one date.
Liz and Isabelle dish on Kyle's “gay soirée”. Also this week: Brandi vs. Kim vs. Kyle; Kim's hospital stay; the coolness of traveling with Yolanda; and Max's search for his roots.