“I see…I see no clothes in your future.” – The Simple Life, Episode 8
Nicole and Paris have traveled from afar and now are in Ellicott Maryland. Have you noticed that they haven’t traveled out of range of New York City? Anyway, they have some spare time and decide to spend it in a diner where they pig out and order just about everything on the menu. During their lunch, they notice a couple of teenage boys giving them the eye. They invite them over to share their feast.
Nicole talks one of the boys into letting her do his hair. She puts braids on the sides and then plops her huge bug eye sunglasses on him. He makes a very pretty girl, which I’m sure he would NEVER have done had he not been on TV.
The Foote family invites Nicole and Paris to stay extra nights with them, since their internship will not start till later. The grandmother lives in a house next to the Foote’s. Nicole wants to know if the grandmother has a boyfriend. There is talk of a neighbor across the street, but the grandmother is too shy. Light bulbs go off over Paris and Nicole’s head. Matchmaking is ripe in the air.
The next day brings the oddest internship yet for the girls – a psychic, Mrs. Ann in Washington D.C. Mrs. Ann surprisingly appears very young and dressed normally for someone in her field. In the initial interview, Mrs. Ann determines that Nicole and Paris may have some psychic ability. A fact which neither girl disputes and therefore they allow Mrs. Ann to assume they possess the talent.
Mrs. Ann stresses the seriousness of being a psychic and gives Nicole and Paris the opportunity to read her energy by using Tarot cards. Paris says Mrs. Ann will die for her love or someone will die. The girls are making it up as they go along and Mrs. Ann gives them the benefit of the doubt.
Next is the lesson on reading the lines in someone’s palm. Paris and Nicole seem to be taking the psychic thing as a big joke. However, Mrs. Ann is very serious.
The girls go home for lunch and decide to invite Harry, the neighbor from across the street, over to do a little matchmaking with Pearl the grandmother. They get him on the couch and try to carry on a conversation, but bless his heart he can’t hear very well, so even Nicole’s foul languages falls on…well deaf ears.
That afternoon the girls return to Mrs. Ann’s to read for some of her clients. The first gentleman comes in, actually they are all guys and not women, and he promptly notices the bedroom. Okay…out he goes. In comes another one and the girls tell him only a chest reading is available, so off goes the shirt. Nicole tests his chest and says he has great energy.
Another client comes in and gets a hickey reading by Paris. Paris says he has more than one hickey from more than one girl. Nicole says he has one from a vacuum cleaner.
Mrs. Ann reviews with the girls, stressing once again that psychic reading is to be taken very seriously. The woman has no sense of humor at all. The girls feel that the readings should be done with the client’s naked.
A group of Canadians arrive for their reading. Nicole tells them they need to remove their tops in order to receive the reading and then their pants. Then they all get on their hands and knees while Nicole chants nonsense.
Mrs. Ann comes in to tell Nicole and Paris that there have been complaints. She gives them another chance, however, and tells the girls to go to Soma Fit spa to help out with the spa guests. The director works with Mrs. Ann in taking care of her customers.
Okay, Paris and Nicole must be getting tired of their internships, because they are not taking any of this seriously. After a reading or two, they escape to the manicurist and have their nails done.
The spa director, Lucy, later finds them relaxed and reading magazines and rushes to the phone to tattle on Nicole and Paris. Mrs. Ann promptly fires them. Ouch!
Oh, well, on to the matchmaking! Paris and Nicole hurry home to the Foote’s house and invite Harry over for a dinner with Pearl. They set the table and make the dinner. Looks like Chef Boy-R-Dee spaghetti from a can.
Harry comes over for his dinner with Pearl. Nicole and Paris leave the two alone and an awkward silence reigns. Nicole and Paris watch from around the corner. Harry makes his move and manages a kiss on Pearl’s cheek. This finally elicits a laugh from Pearl whose enthusiasm would not even fill a thimble.
Ah, L’amore! Well it’s on the road again for Nicole and Paris.
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