follows the Jenner-Kardashian family through their everyday lives as a celebrity
family. Kris Jenner, formerly Kris Kardashian, has four children from her first
marriage, Khloe, Kim, Kourtney, and Rob. After the death of her first husband,
she married Bruce Jenner, and together they share two young teenage
daughters, Kendall and Kylie. In the episode “The Missing Ring”, two storylines
take place; one regarding Khloe’s misplaced engagement ring and the other
involving a territorial fight between Kris and Bruce that takes center stage. Kris is
portrayed in a negative light throughout the episode due to her actions,
narratization, camera direction, and the theories of equilibrium and binary
Kris decides to renovate the family garage to create a cleaner space with
more storage. However, the new garage leaves Bruce without enough space to
put his things, and Kris belittles his distress. This causes the two to erupt in a
series of intense arguments, many in front of their young daughters. Both Kris
and Bruce don’t realize the effect of their fighting on the girls until Kendall
approaches her mother asking if they are getting a divorce. Kris is astonished
that her actions had such a profound effect on her daughter, and ensures her
everything will be all right. Kendall’s concern triggers Kris to apologize to Bruce,
and the episode closes with the pair cuddling in bed together.
Throughout the episode, the viewer is lead to believe that Kris is at fault.
She is often seen exploding at Bruce, such as when she finds that he has moved
his belongings into her office. She rants, “OK psycho – WHAT THE HELL?
You’ve lost your mind. So pick it all up little boy, and take your toys, and go