Desperate Housewives wraps its eight-season run on Sunday, May 13 (9/8c on ABC) and what a long, strange trip it's been for the ladies of Wisteria Lane! As we prepare to kiss our favorite harried housewives goodbye, TVGuide.com takes a look back at each of the four protagonists' biggest triumphs, greatest downfalls and all the juicy hookups, makeups and breakups in between.
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Name: Bree Van de Kamp (formerly Hodge)
Known For: Perfect manners, conservative values, cooking skills, firearms skills, alcoholism
Marriages: Rex Van de Kamp (widowed), Orson Hodge (divorced)
Children: Andrew and Danielle (one additional faked pregnancy, to cover for...
The four that started it all are coming back together for the final season of Desperate Housewives. But instead of a Wisteria Lane block party, it's a dead body that will pull Susan, Lynette, Bree and Gaby into each other's lives in Season 8. "We're bonded together by this secret, and that really tests all of our friendships, but it also brings us closer together," Eva Longoria tells TVGuide.com. "Every episode is a roller coaster: one minute, we're mad at each other and then we're not mad at each other. One minute, we're together and we're the four musketeers, and then we're not."
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This deep, dark secret is the fact that Carlos killed Gaby's abusive step-father in the season finale. Susan, Lynette and Bree walked in just in time to see the dead body and the five longtime neighbors agreed to cover-up Carlos' big oops. But how will this secret affect their love lives? Will Gaby and Carlos be able to handle the pressure? Will Bree be able to keep the murder hidden from her detective boyfriend? Is there still hope for Lynette and...
Jonathan Cake knew from the moment he first stepped onto Wisteria Lane that he was in for a wild ride on Desperate Housewives with his new co-star, Marcia Cross.
"She was wielding an enormous gun," Cake tells TVGuide.com, "which I thought was a great way to meet the person you were going to have this exciting story arc with."
Their story kicked off in last week's episode with the unusual meet-cute between Cake's character, Detective Chuck Vance, and Bree Van de Kamp. First, Chuck misunderstood Bree's joke and thought she was out to...
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