‘Real Housewives’ smackdown: Caroline Manzo, Teresa Giudice vs. Jill Zarin, Alex McCord –.

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” with its copious “bubbie” talk, conspicuous consumption and of course, the table-flipping, had it all over their Manhattan counterparts.

But the Garden State grand dames will go head-to-head with the Gotham gentlewomen at “Dishing & Debates,” a special evening at NJ’s BergenPAC featuring no-holds-barred discussion between Caroline Manzo and the extreme furniture wrestler herself, Teresa Giudice, and the “Real Housewives of New York” stars Jill Zarin and Alex McCord. It’s the 21st century equivalent to the Lincoln-Douglas debates, except instead of slavery, they’ll discuss shopping, breast implants and lip gloss.

Manzo and Giudice will have the home-court advantage, not that they need it! And Zarin and McCord can be comforted by the fact that Englewood Hospital in only a few blocks away.

Tickets for the Oct. 17 show, which includes a question-and-answer session, are $28 to $68 and go on sale Monday. BergenPAC is at 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood. For tickets, call
(201) 227-1030.