"They all thought they were going to die and they were hysterical," a source told the outlet about the Colombian outing. "Bethenny [Frankel], Ramona [Singer] and Dorinda [Medley] were soaked and screaming hysterically, Carole [Radziwill] and Tinsley [Mortimer] were literally throwing up from seasickness. They were far out to sea and they thought they were going down like the Titanic."
At the time, that might have seemed hyperbolic. Now that the episode — filled to the brim with mayhem, terror, and, yes, vomit — has aired, fans are convinced that this is Titanic for the modern age. James Cameron, meet The Real Housewives of New York. They are making a run for your money.
"Carole comparing the boat ride to the war zones she’s been to is all I need to know about the real housewives of the titanic," one viewer wrote while watching the episode.
And then there's this, retweeted by Bethenny Frankel herself:
In general, viewers are lauding this as must-see television — maybe even the best thing the show has ever filmed.
"The NY housewives boat scene deserves a fucking Emmy."
"I feel my whole life has been leading up to the Colombian boat episode of Real Housewives of New York."
"That boat ride may have been the greatest housewives scene in the entire franchise."
All together now: