Desperate Housewives Episodes

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Desperate Housewives episodes

May 13, 2012: Finishing the Hat
May 13, 2012: Give Me the Blame
May 13, 2012: Give Me the Blame; Finishing the Hat
May 06, 2012: The People Will Hear
Apr 29, 2012: Lost My Power
Apr 01, 2012: With So Little to Be Sure Of
Mar 25, 2012: Any Moment
Mar 18, 2012: Women and Death
Mar 11, 2012: You Take for Granted
Mar 04, 2012: She Needs Me
Feb 19, 2012: Get Out of My Life
Feb 12, 2012: Is This What You Call Love?
Jan 22, 2012: What's the Good of Being Good
Jan 15, 2012: Who Can Say What's True?
Jan 08, 2012: What's to Discuss, Old Friend
Dec 04, 2011: Putting It Together
Nov 13, 2011: Suspicion Song
Nov 06, 2011: Always in Control
Oct 30, 2011: Witch's Lament
Oct 23, 2011: The Art of Making Art
Oct 16, 2011: School of Hard Knocks
Oct 09, 2011: Watch While I Revise the World
Oct 02, 2011: Making the Connection
Sep 25, 2011: Secrets That I Never Want to Know
May 15, 2011: Come on Over for Dinner
May 15, 2011: And Lots of Security...
May 15, 2011: And Lots of Security...; Come on Over for Dinner
May 08, 2011: Then I Really Got Scared
May 01, 2011: I'll Swallow Poison on Sunday
Apr 24, 2011: The Lies Ill-Concealed
Apr 17, 2011: Moments in the Woods
Apr 03, 2011: Everything's Different, Nothing's Changed
Mar 06, 2011: Searching
Feb 20, 2011: Farewell Letter
Feb 13, 2011: Flashback
Jan 16, 2011: I'm Still Here
Jan 09, 2011: Where Do I Belong
Jan 02, 2011: Assassins
Dec 12, 2010: Down the Block There's a Riot
Dec 05, 2010: Pleasant Little Kingdom
Nov 14, 2010: Sorry Grateful
Nov 07, 2010: A Humiliating Business
Oct 31, 2010: Excited and Scared
Oct 24, 2010: Let Me Entertain You
Oct 17, 2010: The Thing That Counts Is What's Inside
Oct 10, 2010: Truly Content
Oct 03, 2010: You Must Meet My Wife
Sep 26, 2010: Remember Paul?
May 16, 2010: I Guess This Is Goodbye
May 09, 2010: The Ballad of Booth
May 02, 2010: A Little Night Music
Apr 25, 2010: Epiphany
Apr 18, 2010: We All Deserve to Die
Mar 21, 2010: My Two Young Men
Mar 14, 2010: Chromolume #7
Feb 28, 2010: The Chase
Feb 21, 2010: Lovely
Jan 31, 2010: The Glamorous Life
Jan 17, 2010: How About a Friendly Shrink?
Jan 10, 2010: You Gotta Get a Gimmick
Jan 03, 2010: If...
Dec 06, 2009: Boom Crunch
Nov 29, 2009: Would I Think of Suicide?
Nov 15, 2009: The Coffee Cup
Nov 08, 2009: Careful the Things You Say
Nov 01, 2009: Don't Walk on the Grass
Oct 25, 2009: Everybody Ought to Have a Maid
Oct 18, 2009: The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me Blues
Oct 11, 2009: Never Judge a Lady by Her Lover
Oct 04, 2009: Being Alive
Sep 27, 2009: Nice Is Different Than Good
May 17, 2009: If It's Only in Your Head
May 17, 2009: Everybody Says Don't
May 17, 2009: Everybody Says Don't; If It's Only In Your Head
May 10, 2009: Marry Me a Little
May 03, 2009: Bargaining
Apr 26, 2009: Rose's Turn
Apr 19, 2009: Look Into Their Eyes and You See What They Know
Mar 22, 2009: A Spark. To Pierce the Dark
Mar 15, 2009: The Story of Lucy and Jessie
Mar 08, 2009: Crime Doesn't Pay
Feb 21, 2009: The More You Know, the Juicier it Gets
Feb 15, 2009: In a World Where the Kings Are Employers
Feb 08, 2009: Mama Spent Money When She Had None
Jan 18, 2009: The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
Jan 17, 2009: All the Juicy Details
Jan 04, 2009: Connect! Connect!
Jan 04, 2009: Home Is the Place
Dec 07, 2008: A Vision's Just a Vision
Nov 30, 2008: Me and My Town
Nov 22, 2008: Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry
Nov 16, 2008: City on Fire
Nov 09, 2008: What More Do I Need?
Nov 02, 2008: There's Always a Woman
Oct 26, 2008: Mirror, Mirror
Oct 19, 2008: Back in Business
Oct 12, 2008: Kids Ain't Like Everybody Else
Oct 05, 2008: We're So Happy You're So Happy
Sep 28, 2008: You're Gonna Love Tomorrow
May 18, 2008: Free
May 18, 2008: The Gun Song
May 18, 2008: The Gun Song; Free
May 11, 2008: Mother Said
May 04, 2008: Opening Doors
Apr 27, 2008: Hello, Little Girl
Apr 20, 2008: In Buddy's Eyes
Apr 13, 2008: Sunday
Dec 03, 2007: Something's Coming
Dec 02, 2007: Welcome to Kanagawa
Dec 02, 2007: Something's Coming; Welcome to Kanagawa
Nov 25, 2007: Distant Past
Nov 12, 2007: You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover
Nov 04, 2007: Now I Know, Don't Be Scared
Oct 29, 2007: Art Isn't Easy
Oct 21, 2007: If There's Anything I Can't Stand
Oct 14, 2007: The Game
Oct 07, 2007: Smiles of a Summer Night
Sep 30, 2007: Now You Know
Sep 23, 2007: Desperate Housewives: Secrets & Lies
Sep 23, 2007: Secrets & Lies
May 20, 2007: Getting Married Today
May 13, 2007: What Would We Do Without You?
May 06, 2007: Into the Woods
Apr 29, 2007: Gossip
Apr 22, 2007: God, That's Good
Apr 15, 2007: Liaisons
Apr 08, 2007: Dress Big
Apr 01, 2007: Desperate Housewives: The Juiciest Bites
Apr 01, 2007: The Juiciest Bites
Mar 04, 2007: My Husband, the Pig
Feb 18, 2007: The Little Things You Do Together
Feb 11, 2007: I Remember That
Jan 21, 2007: Come Play Wiz Me
Jan 14, 2007: Not While I'm Around
Jan 07, 2007: No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds
Nov 26, 2006: The Miracle Song
Nov 19, 2006: Beautiful Girls
Nov 12, 2006: Children and Art
Nov 05, 2006: Bang
Oct 29, 2006: Sweetheart, I Have to Confess
Oct 22, 2006: Nice She Ain't
Oct 15, 2006: Like It Was
Oct 08, 2006: A Weekend in the Country
Oct 01, 2006: It Takes Two
Sep 24, 2006: Listen to the Rain on the Roof
May 21, 2006: Remember
May 21, 2006: Remember
May 21, 2006: Remember
May 14, 2006: No One Is Alone
May 07, 2006: I Know Things Now
Apr 30, 2006: It Wasn't Meant to Happen
Apr 23, 2006: Desperate Housewives: The More You Know, The Juicier It Gets
Apr 16, 2006: Don't Look at Me
Apr 02, 2006: Everybody Says Don't
Mar 26, 2006: Could I Ever Leave You?
Mar 12, 2006: There Is No Other Way
Feb 19, 2006: Thank You So Much
Feb 12, 2006: Silly People
Jan 22, 2006: There's Something About a War
Jan 15, 2006: We're Gonna Be All Right
Jan 08, 2006: One More Kiss
Jan 01, 2006: Desperate Housewives: All the Juicy Details
Dec 04, 2005: Coming Home
Nov 27, 2005: That's Good, That's Bad
Nov 20, 2005: The Sun Won't Set
Nov 13, 2005: Color and Light
Nov 06, 2005: I Wish I Could Forget You
Oct 23, 2005: They Asked Me Why I Believe in You
Oct 16, 2005: My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Oct 09, 2005: You'll Never Get Away From Me
Oct 02, 2005: You Could Drive a Person Crazy
Sep 25, 2005: Next
May 22, 2005: One Wonderful Day
May 15, 2005: Goodbye for Now
May 08, 2005: Sunday in the Park with George
May 01, 2005: Fear No More
Apr 24, 2005: Desperate Housewives: Sorting Out The Dirty Laundry
Apr 17, 2005: Live Alone and Like It
Apr 10, 2005: Children Will Listen
Apr 03, 2005: There Won't Be Trumpets
Mar 27, 2005: The Ladies Who Lunch
Feb 20, 2005: Impossible
Feb 13, 2005: Love Is in the Air
Jan 23, 2005: Your Fault
Jan 16, 2005: Every Day a Little Death
Jan 09, 2005: Move On
Dec 19, 2004: Come Back to Me
Dec 12, 2004: Suspicious Minds
Nov 28, 2004: Guilty
Nov 21, 2004: Anything You Can Do
Nov 07, 2004: Running to Stand Still
Oct 31, 2004: Come In, Stranger
Oct 24, 2004: Who's That Woman?
Oct 17, 2004: Pretty Little Picture
Oct 10, 2004: Ah, But Underneath
Oct 03, 2004: Pilot Episode

Finishing the Hat Season 8, Episode 23

The conclusion of the series finale. read more

Give Me the Blame Season 8, Episode 22

Part 1 of 2: The flashback-filled series finale begins with Bree on trial for Alejandro's murder; Gaby busy at work—too busy to have time for Carlos; Renee and Ben preparing to wed, and Tom preparing to divorce Lynette; Susan planning to leave the lane to help Julie raise her soon-to-be-born baby; and Mrs. McCluskey about to enter a hospice. read more

Give Me the Blame; Finishing the Hat

The flashback-filled series finale begins with Bree on trial for Alejandro's murder; Gaby busy at work—too busy to have time for Carlos; Renee and Ben preparing to wed, and Tom preparing to divorce Lynette; Susan planning to leave Wisteria Lane to help Julie raise her soon-to-be-born baby; and Mrs. McCluskey about to enter a hospice. Meanwhile, a young wife with secrets of her own prepares to move into Susan's house. read more

The People Will Hear Season 8, Episode 21

Bree falls for her lawyer as her trial approaches; Lynette tries to stop Tom's transfer to India; Susan worries about Julie's assessment of Porter's parenting skills; the ladies are shocked by Gaby's nonchalance toward Bree's taking the fall for Carlos for the murder of her stepfather. read more

Lost My Power Season 8, Episode 20

Bree's lawyer tells her that she must open up about her past to strengthen her case; Gaby is mad at Carlos for poaching one of her clients for his charity; Lynette tries to create friction between Tom and Jane; Renee learns that Ben has hidden his involvement with Bree from her (and also been mum about the body found at his work site); and with Mike gone, it falls to Susan to build a car for MJ's father-and-son Soap Box Derby at school. read more

With So Little to Be Sure Of Season 8, Episode 19

Susan learns that Mike had been keeping a secret from her for years; Bree wants a high-powered lawyer when she becomes the prime suspect in the murder of Gaby's stepfather; Gaby discovers a sexy way to raise her personal-shopping commission; and Lynette continues to try to win Tom back—and Jane does all she can to thwart her. read more

Any Moment Season 8, Episode 18

Julie worries about Susan's parenting skills after noticing her mother's laxity with MJ; Gaby tries to land a high-paying job after Carlos quits his; Andrew announces that he's getting married, and Bree smells a rat; Lynette sets out win Tom back; and Ben finally proposes to Renee. read more

Women and Death Season 8, Episode 17

On the day of a beloved Wisteria Lane resident's funeral, each of the housewives recalls the effect this person had on her life. Meanwhile, Bree is stunned when she's called in for questioning about the murder of Gaby's stepfather, Alejandro. read more

You Take for Granted Season 8, Episode 16

Susan talks Mike into going to the police when she discovers that Ben's loan shark is out to get him; Mrs. McCluskey, who's dying of cancer, asks Bree to help her commit suicide; Tom's girlfriend, Jane, stuns Lynette at Penny's birthday party; Carlos behaves oddly on his first day back at work, and Gaby is worried. read more

She Needs Me Season 8, Episode 15

Susan offers to help the father of Julie's baby raise the child; Bree agrees to go to Maine with Orson—perhaps for good; Karen pleads with Gaby not to tell Roy about her condition; and the loan shark who threatened Ben sets out to ruin Renee. read more

Get Out of My Life Season 8, Episode 14

Susan discovers who the father of Julie's baby is; Orson makes it his duty to nurse Bree back to health; Mrs. McCluskey throws Roy out of her house and he finds refuge at the Solises, where he proves to be an effective disciplinarian to Juanita and Celia, so Gaby won't help him patch things up with Mrs. McCluskey; Porter and Preston Scavo are evicted from their apartment and want to move back home, but Lynette has other ideas; and Mike tells Renee about Ben's loan-shark problem. read more

Is This What You Call Love? Season 8, Episode 13

Susan is shocked to learn that Julie is pregnant; Lynette's first post-Tom sex doesn't end in fireworks; Juanita's upset when she doesn't get a Valentine from a boy she has a crush on, and Gaby tries to help her; Bree's drinking and lust continues unabated. read more

What's the Good of Being Good Season 8, Episode 12

Bree spins further out of control, fueled by alcohol and lust; Lynette goes on her first date since separating from Tom—with Renee's hairdresser; Ben has a surprise for Renee; Alejandro's widow suspects that he was murdered and confronts Susan about it; and Gaby discovers that Alejandro also abused his stepdaughter. read more

Who Can Say What's True? Season 8, Episode 11

Gaby asks Lynette to help her woo an important company to sign with Carlos' firm; Renee talks Bree into going to a pickup bar; Mike finds inconsistencies in Ben's real-estate project; and a guilt-ridden Susan secretly visits Alejandro's family to see how they've been holding up in his absence. read more

What's to Discuss, Old Friend Season 8, Episode 10

Abandoned by her fellow housewives, a desperate Bree prepares to kill herself. Meanwhile, Gaby suspects that Carlos may have been involved in Det. Chuck Vance's murder; Susan decides to pursue her art career in New York—with or without Mike; and an angry Tom decides not to go to Paris with his girlfriend after Lynette confesses that she's an accomplice to murder and could soon be arrested. read more

Putting It Together Season 8, Episode 9

Chuck questions Gaby, Susan and Lynette individually about Alejandro's disappearance, and Bree becomes despondent when her friends blame her for their predicament: They say that Chuck is taking his anger at her out on them. Meanwhile, Lynette asks a favor of Tom that could upend his relationship with Jane (Andrea Parker); and Susan's art career could get a once-in-a-lifetime boost. read more

Suspicion Song Season 8, Episode 8

Chuck begins to harass Bree as his suspicions about her role in Alejandro's disappearance grow; Andre wants Susan to show her paintings inspired by Alejandro's murder at a gallery; Lynette devises a plan to salvage her marriage as her 22nd anniversary nears; and Carlos' drinking begins interfering with work, prompting Gaby to intervene. read more

Always in Control Season 8, Episode 7

Bree discovers who dug up Gaby's stepfather and is shocked; Lynette lies to Penny about Tom's new girlfriend; Susan searches desperately for her artistic muse to impress her hard-to-impress art teacher (Miguel Ferrer); and Lee and Bob think that Juanita and Celia Solis are still bad kids, so they don't want to let Gaby and Carlos name them as the girls' legal guardians in their wills. read more

Witch's Lament Season 8, Episode 6

Gaby, Bree and Lynette must dig up and move Alejandro's body after learning that Ben will be excavating on the very spot where Gaby's stepfather is buried; Susan discovers that her duties as Andre's intern don't involve art; Lynette tries to make a Halloween costume for Penny to keep from being outdone by Tom's new girlfriend; and Renee uses an enticement to spice up her first night of romance with Ben. read more

The Art of Making Art Season 8, Episode 5

Susan's art teacher (Miguel Ferrer) wants his students, Susan included, to disrobe in class; Bree's soup attracts the wrong type of clientele to the homeless shelter serving it; Renee takes a reluctant Lynette to a singles bar; volunteers don't take kindly to Gaby's lackadaisical approach to her duties as PTA president; and Carlos hits rock bottom when his guilt over Gaby's stepfather's killing overtakes him. read more

School of Hard Knocks Season 8, Episode 4

Gaby seeks to get even with the volunteer who banishes her to a faraway parking lot when she breaks school rules by dropping off Juanita in front of the building; Bree discovers that Danielle's new business might not be as wholesome as she thought; Lynette begins to suspect that Tom is dating; and Susan tries to cope with her guilt by taking an art class with a no-nonsense instructor (Miguel Ferrer). read more

Watch While I Revise the World Season 8, Episode 3

Mike suspects that Susan and Carlos are having an affair because of their shared guilt over the killing of Gaby's stepfather; Bree suspects that Chuck is investigating her; Lynette's sister (Sarah Paulson) arrives, and announces that she's engaged; and Lee asks Renee to help his daughter, Jenny, buy her first bra, and feels frozen out when Renee and Jenny bond. read more

Making the Connection Season 8, Episode 2

Susan discovers a thrilling (if dangerous) way to ease her guilt over her role in the death of Gaby's evil stepfather; Gaby plans a sexy surprise for Carlos to help him regain his bedroom prowess; Bree discovers something in Chuck's past; Lynette and Tom have a hard time denying their kids' outlandish requests as their marital woes continue because neither wants to be seen as "the bad guy"; and Renee tries to win over hunky new neighbor Ben (Charles Mesure) by finding out what turns him on. read more

Secrets That I Never Want to Know Season 8, Episode 1

As Season 8 begins, Susan, Gaby, Bree, Lynette and Carlos get rid of the body of Gaby's evil stepfather after Carlos killed him to protect Gaby. They feel guilty, and express it in their own ways. Meanwhile, sexy Ben Faulkner (Charles Mesure) moves in, and Renee shows an immediate interest. read more

Come on Over for Dinner Season 7, Episode 23

Season 7 finale (Conclusion): Wisteria Lane welcomes Susan back with a party that ends in murder. But first, a pistol-packin' Gaby stalks her stalker (Tony Plana); Lynette and Tom reflect on their B&B weekend; Bree meets Chuck Vance's wife (Anita Barone); and Renee is devastated when she learns that her ex is remarrying. read more

And Lots of Security... Season 7, Episode 22

Season 7 finale (Part 1 of 2): Susan's accused of trying to murder Paul; Bree's attracted to Det. Chuck Vance (Jonathan Cake), but suspects that he's gay; the Scavos spend a weekend at a B&B to work through their marital woes; and Gaby sees the stalker whom Juanita had told her about and decides to get a gun. read more

And Lots of Security...; Come on Over for Dinner

Season 7 finale: Wisteria Lane welcomes Susan back with a party that ends in murder. Meanwhile, Gaby learns the identity of her stalker; Lynette and Tom head for a B&B to rekindle the spark in their marriage; Bree suspects that Det. Chuck Vance is gay; and Renee is devastated when she learns that her ex is remarrying. read more

Then I Really Got Scared Season 7, Episode 21

Paul's health is declining and he suspects that Susan is responsible for it; Lynette and Tom fight about their family vacation; Gaby lets Juanita watch a horror movie and soon regrets it; and Bree dates a detective, but doesn't trust him. read more

I'll Swallow Poison on Sunday Season 7, Episode 20

Gaby, Juanita and Celia are staying with Bree, who must lay down the law to keep the girls from wrecking her house; Lynette clashes with Tom when he hires her and Renee to redecorate his office; Susan learns that Felicia Tillman is out of prison while she's nursing Paul back to health. read more

The Lies Ill-Concealed Season 7, Episode 19

Gaby disobeys Carlos' order not to see Bree after he learns that it was Andrew who killed his mother; Susan dreams about Paul Young after receiving Beth's kidney; Lynette resents being Tom's "plus one" at a weekend business conference; and Felicia Tillman tries to get Mrs. McCluskey on her side in her campaign against Paul. read more

Moments in the Woods Season 7, Episode 18

Susan begins gambling what little money she and Mike have; Bree tries to stop Andrew from admitting to Carlos that it was he who accidentally killed his mother; Renee introduces Lynette to the world of frivolous and conspicuous consumption. read more

Everything's Different, Nothing's Changed Season 7, Episode 17

Paul Young comes between Susan and her new kidney; Tom passes up a job opportunity out of loyalty to Carlos, infuriating Lynette; Bree's worried about Andrew's drinking; and Renee refuses to cancel a party following a Wisteria Lane resident's suicide attempt, to Gaby's shock. read more

Searching Season 7, Episode 16

Susan learns that she needs a new kidney or she'll die, and Bree vows to get her one; Beth struggles to find her footing after Paul dumps her; Lynette tries to stop Renee from adopting a baby; and Gaby pressures Juanita to shine at her school talent show because she wants her to top Lee and Bob's talented daughter. read more

Farewell Letter Season 7, Episode 15

Porter and Preston Scavo move out (but not too far); Gaby and Carlos visit her hometown and discover her impact on it; Keith wants Bree to move to Florida with him so he can be closer to his son; Susan uses her kidney woes to her advantage; and Paul sends Zach to rehab, then makes a decision about Beth. read more

Flashback Season 7, Episode 14

Lynette balks when her mother (Polly Bergen) asks her and the rest of the Scavos to pose for a family picture that includes her obnoxious new husband (Larry Hagman); Susan gets an unlikely kidney-transplant offer; Gaby won't confront her past in therapy sessions; Bree continues to keep Keith in the dark about the fact that he's a dad; and Mike wants to find out if his biological son Zach Young (Cody Kasch) was involved in the shooting of Zach's adoptive dad, Paul Young. read more

I'm Still Here Season 7, Episode 13

Lynette tries to stop her mother (Polly Bergen) from marrying an odious man (Larry Hagman); Bree learns disquieting things about Keith from his ex-girlfriend; Carlos worries about Gaby's obsession with a doll; Susan befriends a fellow dialysis patient who's depressed and curmudgeonly; Bob and Lee hire Renee to decorate their newly adopted daughter's bedroom; and Paul Young books a cabin in the woods for a getaway with Beth. read more

Where Do I Belong Season 7, Episode 12

Susan gets a shock when her mother (Lesley Ann Warren) and aunt (Valerie Harper) visit; Lynette seeks revenge after hearing of Tom's fling with Renee; Bree tries to befriend Beth Young (Emily Bergl); and Gaby turns obsessive over the loss of Grace. read more

Assassins Season 7, Episode 11

Susan's life hangs by a thread after being trampled during the Wisteria Lane riot. Meanwhile, Paul Young's fate is revealed; Keith moves in with Bree---and they get a visit from Orson; Gaby tries to fix her relationship with Juanita, but finds it tough to get rid of all traces of Grace; and Renee considers telling Lynette the truth about her past with Tom. read more

Down the Block There's a Riot Season 7, Episode 10

Paul's nefarious plan for Wisteria Lane takes effect; Juanita discovers Gaby's secret; Bree invites Keith to move in with her; and Tom is confronted about a past indiscretion with Renee. read more

Pleasant Little Kingdom Season 7, Episode 9

Gaby desperately seeks a way to keep Grace in her life; Keith plans a special dinner with Bree; Tom's angry at Lynette for not telling the other housewives about his special attributes; Renee tells Susan a secret; Paul's Wisteria Lane plot emerges. read more

Sorry Grateful Season 7, Episode 8

Thanksgiving on Wisteria Lane: Gaby and Carlos discover surprising things about the Sanchezes that could threaten their time with Grace, while Bree learns some of Keith's family secrets over dinner with his parents (John Schneider and Nancy Travis). Meanwhile, Susan butts heads with Lynette over her sleep-training techniques for baby Paige; Renee keeps reminding Tom about their past; and Beth tries to learn more about Paul's past. read more

A Humiliating Business Season 7, Episode 7

Renee has a job offer for Lynette while Susan reluctantly accepts Lynette's offer to be Paige's nanny; Bree is reluctant to tell Keith that she's beginning menopause; Bob strikes up a friendship with Carlos; and Beth begins to suspect Paul's motives for returning to Wisteria Lane. read more

Excited and Scared Season 7, Episode 6

As Halloween nears, Susan tells Mike about Va-Va-Broom; Juanita becomes suspicious of her mother's interest in Grace; Lynette worries about her mother-in-law's memory lapses; Bree learns a secret about Keith; and Paul is encouraged to take Beth on a date to heat up their unromantic marriage. read more

Let Me Entertain You Season 7, Episode 5

Susan upsets a Va-Va Broom client and Maxine notices; Renee and Gaby tell secrets about each other to the wrong people; Bree can't keep up with Keith in bed; Lynette is mad at Tom for asking his mother (Lois Smith) to be their baby's nanny without checking with her first; and housewife Emma Graham (Dana Glover) puts on a cabaret show with saxophonist Dave Koz. read more

The Thing That Counts Is What's Inside Season 7, Episode 4

Susan goes public (against her will) for Va-Va Broom; Gaby tells her secret to the other housewives; Keith (Brian Austin Green) proves to be a bone of contention for Bree and Renee; Paul Young buys back the house he lived in with Mary Alice, over the objections of his new wife, Beth (Emily Bergl); and Lynette takes advantage of Penny's offer to take care of the youngest Scavo. read more

Truly Content Season 7, Episode 3

Susan discovers that her Internet work is being imitated; Gaby goes behind Carlos' back to hire a private investigator; Lynette isn't happy with Tom's depression treatment; and Renee (Vanessa Williams) invites Bree to go clubbing (and man-hunting). read more

You Must Meet My Wife Season 7, Episode 2

Lynette thinks that Renee (Vanessa Williams) is spending too much time with Tom; Bree fires her handyman, Keith (Brian Austin Green), after falling for him; Paul Young introduces his new wife (Emily Bergl) around; Susan feels guilty about lying to Mike about her new job; and Gaby learns that Bree accidentally hit Juanita with her car. read more

Remember Paul? Season 7, Episode 1

Season 7 opens with Vanessa Williams joining the cast as Lynette's rich friend Renee Perry, who makes an unexpected visit. And Paul Young (Mark Moses) returns with his new wife after his release from prison, and they move into Susan's old house. Meanwhile, Susan is offered a job by the manager (Lainie Kazan) of the apartment building where she and Mike now live; the newly single Bree is tempted by her handyman (Brian Austin Green); and Carlos and Gaby are keeping secrets from each other. read more

I Guess This Is Goodbye Season 6, Episode 23

Season 6 finale: Gaby endangers herself to help Angie, who must meet Patrick's demands to protect Danny; the fates of Lynette and her unborn child lie in Eddie's hands; Susan faces her financial woes; and Bree considers confessing a long-held secret. read more

The Ballad of Booth Season 6, Episode 22

Lynette learns the truth about Eddie; Angie goes to Gaby for help when Patrick threatens Danny's life; Bree offers to pay Sam to walk away; and Susan and Mike's financial problem leads to a big sacrifice. read more

A Little Night Music Season 6, Episode 21

Angie's past catches up with her when she encounters her ex (John Barrowman). Meanwhile, Gaby and Susan scheme against Carlos and Mike; and Bree meets a woman (Linda Purl) who knows Sam very well. read more

Epiphany Season 6, Episode 20

Flashbacks focusing on the Fairview Strangler show him intruding on Gaby and Carlos during an intimate moment, and being offered a job and dating advice by Bree. In addition, Susan is seen encouraging his interest in art, and Lynette shows him kindness. read more

We All Deserve to Die Season 6, Episode 19

Lynette discovers something about Irina; Gaby offers to help Bob and Lee without considering potential consequences; Bree begins to question Sam's motives; Susan helps Mike with his finances; and Danny meets Patrick without Angie's knowledge. read more

My Two Young Men Season 6, Episode 18

Angie's former boyfriend Patrick (John Barrowman) shows up; Gaby and Susan wage war with their kids as proxies; Bree invites Sam to a family dinner; Lynette is suspicious of Preston's fiancée (Helena Mattsson); and Katherine comes out of the closet. read more

Chromolume #7 Season 6, Episode 17

Gaby learns something about herself after running into onetime colleagues Heidi Klum and Paulina Porizkova (playing themselves) while searching for Ana and Danny in New York with Angie. Meanwhile, Preston Scavo returns from Europe with a surprise; Bree discovers a surprising tie to her new employee, Sam (Sam Page); Mike, feeling emasculated, is determined to show Susan how manly he is; and Katherine is confused about her feelings for Robin (Julie Benz). read more

The Chase Season 6, Episode 16

When Celia catches chicken pox, Gaby (who never had it) must stay away from her, so she stays with Bob and Lee---and experiences the single life again. Meanwhile, Lynette and Tom forget Penny's birthday; Bree hires a new employee who shows promise; Katherine makes a surprising discovery; and Angie worries about the missing Danny. read more

Lovely Season 6, Episode 15

Robin (Julie Benz) turns heads (and makes a friend---Katherine) when Susan invites her home. The ex-stripper gives seduction tips to Bree, who wants to reengage Orson. And Gaby thinks Robin can help out with the troublesome Ana. But Lynette is wary. She has teen boys at home. read more

The Glamorous Life Season 6, Episode 14

Gaby and Angie each think the other's a lousy mom; Susan befriends a stripper (Julie Benz), then takes her under her wing; Lynette and Tom argue about their new therapist; and Bree fears that Orson might kill himself, so she keeps a watchful eye on him. read more

How About a Friendly Shrink? Season 6, Episode 13

Katherine is seeing a psychiatrist, but Lynette won't see a couples' therapist. Meanwhile, Gaby and Susan are determined to find out if their kids are in the smartest group at school; and Angie disapproves of Danny's new girlfriend. read more

You Gotta Get a Gimmick Season 6, Episode 12

Susan hits upon stripping as a way to dial up the heat for Mike; Bree learns how difficult it will be to undo the pain that she has caused Orson; Lynette discovers what Tom's really up to; and Gaby is forced to come to terms with her ethnic heritage. read more

If... Season 6, Episode 11

In the wake of the plane crash, the housewives play "What If...," reflecting on their life choices, and on how other choices might have led to different lives. For Susan it's a life with Karl, and for Bree it's one without Orson; and Lynette thinks about a future with her unborn twins. Meanwhile, Carlos imagines Gaby as an overprotective mom; and Angie ponders what could happen if her secrets were revealed. read more

Boom Crunch Season 6, Episode 10

A plane crashes on Wisteria Lane, endangering lives. Meanwhile, Gaby and Lynette's friendship founders; Bree and Orson reach an agreement about their marriage; Danny's mistake may prove costly for Angie; and Susan plans to help Katherine. read more

Would I Think of Suicide? Season 6, Episode 9

Angie decides to leave Wisteria Lane with her family; Bree's affair with Karl becomes harder to hide, causing Susan to clash with Bree; Lynette's pregnancy puts her at odds with Gaby; and Mike and Katherine's argument turns hurtful. read more

The Coffee Cup Season 6, Episode 8

Susan discovers a Mike-Katherine connection that leads her to question her relationship with Mike; Gaby simply must get Juanita into Catholic school; Lynette's pregnancy becomes increasingly hard to hide; and Angie learns the truth about Bree's marriage as Bree tries to hide her affair. read more

Careful the Things You Say Season 6, Episode 7

Susan thinks that Katherine might be Julie's assailant, and Lynette has her own suspicions as to who did it. Meanwhile, Angie invites a reluctant Bree and Orson to dinner, and she also confronts husband Nick about a secret he's keeping from her. read more

Don't Walk on the Grass Season 6, Episode 6

Bree drifts further away from Orson as she begins to fall for Karl; Katherine keeps trying to get Mike back as her conflict with Susan intensifies; Gaby gets Juanita expelled from school; Lynette learns that Tom is cheating on his midterm; and Angie covers for her mother. read more

Everybody Ought to Have a Maid Season 6, Episode 5

Susan and Katherine fight (literally) over Mike; Angie and Nick cover up the result of Danny's lapse in judgment; Gaby is determined to show that she's a good mother; a motel maid castigates Bree for her affair with Karl; and Lynette is annoyed when a handyman consistently seeks Tom's approval (and not hers) of his work. read more

The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me Blues Season 6, Episode 4

Katherine is falling apart after losing Mike, and Bree comes to her aid; the attention that John Rowland (Jesse Metcalfe) is showing Ana is getting to Gaby; Lynette shows her value at work in a new way; Susan learns that Julie is keeping secrets from her; and Angie throws a party for her son, Danny. read more

Never Judge a Lady by Her Lover Season 6, Episode 3

Gaby runs into John Rowland (Jesse Metcalfe); Bree considers a weekend tryst with Karl; Lynette and Tom tell their kids that she's pregnant again; and Susan is suspicious of Angie's son, Danny. read more

Being Alive Season 6, Episode 2

The Bolens face suspicion on Wisteria Lane. Meanwhile, Lynette keeps a secret from Susan; Gaby gives her niece Ana (Maiara Walsh) tips on how to get a guy to notice her; Bree's concerned about the effect of her affair with Karl on Susan; and Angie Bolen (Drea de Matteo) is determined to protect her son Danny (Beau Mirchoff) and the family's dark past. read more

Nice Is Different Than Good Season 6, Episode 1

Season 6 premiere. Mike Delfino reveals his bride; Lynette faces another pregnancy; Bree struggles to free herself from both Orson and her inhibitions; Carlos' teen niece (Maiara Walsh) moves in; another family with a dark past moves onto Wisteria Lane. Angie Bolen: Drea de Matteo. Nick Bolen: Jeffrey Nordling. read more

If It's Only in Your Head Season 5, Episode 24

Orson takes a beating; Lynette adapts to Tom's decision to go back to school; Gaby's niece moves to Wisteria Lane; and Dave's "friendly" gesture proves to be anything but to Susan and MJ. read more

Everybody Says Don't Season 5, Episode 23

Gaby runs into a down-on-her-luck old acquaintance; Tom decides to go back to school (much to Lynette's dismay); Orson threatens Bree with blackmail; and Susan accepts Dave's "friendly" gesture. read more

Everybody Says Don't; If It's Only In Your Head

Season 5 finale: Tom decides to go back to school (much to Lynette's dismay); Orson threatens Bree with blackmail; and Dave makes a "friendly" gesture to Susan. Roberta: Lily Tomlin. Karl: Richard Burgi. read more

Marry Me a Little Season 5, Episode 22

There's deception aplenty on Wisteria Lane: Bree keeps Orson in the dark; Susan and Jackson (Gale Harold) try to fool the authorities; Katherine won't level with Mike; and Tom tries to hide his age. Meanwhile, a witness to Dave's crimes surfaces. read more

Bargaining Season 5, Episode 21

Bree hires a good lawyer and behaves badly to do it; Jackson (Gale Harold) pops back into Susan's life and pops a question; Tom and Lynette bargain for sex, while Dave does some bargaining of his own; Katherine plays dirty to win Mike; Gaby makes a deal with Juanita that tests her vanity. read more

Rose's Turn Season 5, Episode 20

Lynette and Orson are hiding something from Tom and Bree, respectively, but Katherine makes a confession to Mike, and Susan confides in Dave. Meanwhile, Tom is behaving oddly, and Gaby is covering for him. read more

Look Into Their Eyes and You See What They Know Season 5, Episode 19

The housewives reminisce about Edie: Susan recalls the first time they met; Lynette looks back on a night to remember; Gaby remembers a night of friendly competition; and Bree is reminded of her thoughtfulness toward Orson. read more

A Spark. To Pierce the Dark Season 5, Episode 18

Bree decides to sell her business; Lucy (Leslie Boone) makes Lynette work overtime while Carlos' equally long hours upset Gaby; Karl Mayer (Richard Burgi) enrolls his son in Susan's school; and Mike, Katherine and Dave finally go on their camping trip. Meanwhile, Edie finally discovers why Dave wanted to move to Wisteria Lane. Principal Hobson: John Rubinstein. read more

The Story of Lucy and Jessie Season 5, Episode 17

A teacher (Swoosie Kurtz) gets the wrong idea when Susan tries to impress her; Gaby, for reasons of her own, wants Carlos to hire Lynette; Bree is determined not to let Orson's bad habit embarrass her; and Edie digs deeper into Dave's past. Lucy: Leslie Boone. read more

Crime Doesn't Pay Season 5, Episode 16

While helping Tom Scavo find a new job, Bree discovers something shocking about Orson; Carlos' adulterous boss uses Gaby as his cover; Edie probes Dave's past after a chance encounter with an old acquaintance. read more

The More You Know, the Juicier it Gets

A Season 2 (2005-6) recap. read more

In a World Where the Kings Are Employers Season 5, Episode 15

Susan starts a job to provide for MJ---and becomes both angry and jealous when Mike lets Katherine babysit him; Lynette wants Tom to sell the recession-wracked pizzeria; Carlos gets a big bonus after Gaby discovers his boss's dirty little secret; Bree gives Andrew a raise, raising Orson's hackles; and Dave grows tired of the neighbors' suspicions of him. read more

Mama Spent Money When She Had None Season 5, Episode 14

Bree buys a new car while Lynette and Tom resolve to sell his Mustang for extra cash; Susan is determined to send MJ to a school she and Mike can't afford; Gaby joins Edie's "boot camp" to get back into shape; and Lee wrestles with telling Lynette and Tom some disturbing facts about Dave. read more

The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened Season 5, Episode 13

When neighborhood handyman Eli Scruggs (Beau Bridges) dies, the housewives realize just how much he affected their lives. Gaby recalls how Eli helped her make friends when she arrived; Lynette remembers how he came to her aid when she was overwhelmed and neglecting Penny; Susan reflects on how he lent her his shoulder to cry on each time a man walked out on her; Edie looks back on their special friendship; and Bree thinks fondly of his small gesture that had a big effect. read more

All the Juicy Details

Second-season highlights and insights into each housewife's story arc, narrated by Brenda Strong (Mary Alice Young). read more

Connect! Connect! Season 5, Episode 12

Susan and Edie accidentally lock themselves in a basement; Bree encounters someone who'll stand up to her; Gaby loses control of her girls and turns to Carlos for help; Lynette's search for Porter leads to her mom (Polly Bergen); Katherine and Mike define their relationship; and Dave's plan for revenge takes a new turn after Edie throws him out. read more

Home Is the Place Season 5, Episode 11

Bree clashes with Alex's mother (Joanna Cassidy) for their sons' affections; Gaby urges Carlos to take a six-figure job, even though it means spending more time away from home; Susan turns to Lee for company while Jackson is away; Lynette catches Preston talking to Porter on the phone; and Edie grows weary of Dave, whose strange behavior hasn't abated. read more

A Vision's Just a Vision Season 5, Episode 10

Porter is arrested for starting the nightclub fire, and Lynette goes into full protection mode; Andrew and Alex let one cat out of a bag, and Bob and Lee let out another; Carlos regains his eyesight, and sees what Gaby has done for their family; M.J. isn't happy to see his dad date Katherine; and Dave begins to lose his grip. read more

Me and My Town Season 5, Episode 9

The road to recovery begins in the deadly fire's wake. Gaby and Carlos' injuries lead to a fortunate discovery, but others aren't so lucky: Lynette and Tom vow to protect son Porter at any cost, and Susan must learn to let go of the man she loves. Meanwhile, Orson's attempt at a good night's sleep puts Bree in a precarious (if amusing) position just prior her big cooking demonstration. read more

Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry

First-season highlights, and a preview of the season's final four episodes. Also: commentary by Eva Longoria, Marcia Cross, Felicity Huffman and Teri Hatcher. read more

City on Fire Season 5, Episode 8

A fire erupts at the club where the garage band is playing; Julie Mayer returns with a surprise; Lynette learns about Porter and Anne Schilling; Gaby and Mrs. Hildebrand arrive at a fragile truce; Dave keeps avoiding Dr. Heller. read more

What More Do I Need? Season 5, Episode 7

Lynette and Tom learn an unsettling truth about Porter; Gaby suspects that Carlos' top client has ulterior motives; Mrs. McCluskey's sister (Lily Tomlin) unearths a disturbing fact about Dave; Bree's moment of weakness could bring her great embarrassment; Katherine's not-so-little secret is revealed; and Susan learns of Jackson's true passion. read more

There's Always a Woman Season 5, Episode 6

Lynette suspects that Tom is having an affair; Susan tries to surprise Jackson; Mrs. McCluskey enlists her sister (Lily Tomlin) to dig up dirt on Dave; one of Carlos' clients makes him an offer; and the bond grows between Bree and Katherine. read more

Mirror, Mirror Season 5, Episode 5

Dave persuades Susan to throw a 70th-birthday party for Mrs. McCluskey, but his motives aren't entirely altruistic and Mrs. McCluskey isn't overjoyed; Jackson wants to ramp things up with Susan; Gaby fears she might be pregnant again; and Tom tells Lynette that he has sold the pizzeria. Meanwhile, events of the past five years come more clearly into focus. Among them: how the bond between Bree and Katherine developed. read more

Back in Business Season 5, Episode 4

Bree's success evokes jealousy on Wisteria Lane; Lynette, who misses using her business expertise, offers Bree unsolicited marketing advice; Mike feels as though he's not a part of MJ's life while Susan teaches their reluctant young son how to fall; and Gaby wants Carlos to be more amorous. Meanwhile, Dave's real reason for moving to Wisteria Lane begins to come into focus. read more

Kids Ain't Like Everybody Else Season 5, Episode 3

Danielle Van De Kamp is met with criticism when she returns to Wisteria Lane; Gaby and Susan get in a catfight following an altercation between their kids; Tom and Dave form a garage band after Lynette told Tom to get rid of his old things; and Katherine and Mrs. McCluskey invite Edie to lunch to press her for more information on Dave. read more

We're So Happy You're So Happy Season 5, Episode 2

Gaby tries to salvage what's left of her social stature; Lynette discovers Porter's softer side; the men in Susan's life meet; Bree must juggle marriage and career; Edie once again sees just how hostile Wisteria Lane residents can be; and Mrs. McCluskey enlists Katherine's help in digging up info on new neighbor Dave (Neal McDonough). Karl Meyer: Richard Burgi. read more

You're Gonna Love Tomorrow Season 5, Episode 1

It's five years later as the fifth-season opens, and Susan is trying to hide her relationship with a new man. Meanwhile, Gaby questions her maternal skills; Bree is about to publish a cookbook as her business partner, Katherine, bristles; Lynette catches her teenage twins (Charlie and Max Carver) spearheading illegal activities; and Edie returns to Wisteria Lane with a new man in tow. read more

Free Season 4, Episode 17

In the conclusion of the fourth-season finale, Katherine's secrets are revealed. But first, she begs off catering Bob and Lee's commitment ceremony, leaving Bree with her hands full. Meanwhile, Bob and Lee fight over the ice sculpture, and Tom Scavo steps in with advice; Orson keeps trying to win Bree back; Gaby gets a call from Ellie (Justine Bateman), who's on the lam; and Julie Mayer is accepted by Princeton, but Susan doesn't want to see her go. Wayne Davis: Gary Cole. read more

The Gun Song Season 4, Episode 16

In Part 1 of the two-part fourth-season finale, Kayla accuses Lynette of child abuse; Susan and Mike have a disagreement about their newborn son following the death of Mike's grandfather; the police close in on Ellie (Justine Bateman); Bree's pastor (Bill Smitrovich) returns from a mission in Korea; and Katherine's two husbands, Adam (Nathan Fillion) and Wayne (Gary Cole), meet. read more

The Gun Song; Free

In the fourth-season finale, Lynette is accused of child abuse; Mike and Susan have a disagreement over their newborn son; the police close in on Ellie (Justine Bateman); and Bree's minister (Bill Smitrovich) returns from a mission in Korea. Then, Bree runs into difficulties catering Lee and Bob's commitment ceremony (while Lee and Bob have a fight); Julie Mayer is accepted by Princeton; and Katherine's secrets are revealed. Wayne Davis: Gary Cole. read more

Mother Said Season 4, Episode 15

Susan's mother-in-law (Celia Weston) visits; Carlos and Gaby learn that their tenant (Justine Bateman) is hiding a dark secret; war breaks out between Edie and Bree. Wayne Davis: Gary Cole. read more

Opening Doors Season 4, Episode 14

Lynette finds out who was responsible for setting the fire at Rick's restaurant; Susan reconnects with ex-husband Karl (Richard Burgi); Bree gives Orson an ultimatum. Ellie Franks: Justine Bateman. Wayne Davis: Gary Cole. read more

Hello, Little Girl Season 4, Episode 13

Bree and Katherine decide to start a business together; Lynette tries to deny her feelings for another man; Mike learns the truth about his nearly fatal accident. Wayne Davis: Gary Cole. Rick Coletti: Jason Gedrick. read more

In Buddy's Eyes Season 4, Episode 12

Gaby struggles with the reality of Carlos' blindness; someone from Lynette's past shows up at the pizzeria; Bree and Katherine decide to join forces to plan the Founder's Day Ball. read more

Sunday Season 4, Episode 11

Katherine can't keep some of her secrets from the women of Wisteria Lane; a surprise wedding ceremony has its share of secrets; Susan's hunky young cousin shares some unexpected revelations. Wayne: Gary Cole. Tim: Chris Carmack. read more

Something's Coming Season 4, Episode 9

A tornado strikes Wisteria Lane, forcing residents into basements, cellars and safe rooms, and destroying homes and lives. Meanwhile, Katherine learns the truth about the relationship between Adam and his stalker (Melora Walters). read more

Welcome to Kanagawa Season 4, Episode 10

Following the tornado, Wisteria Lane residents begin to rebuild their lives, but with Mrs. McCluskey's house completely destroyed, Lynette faces the possibility that her family and Ida Greenberg didn't survive. Meanwhile, Katherine finds out that someone knows the truth about her mysterious past. read more

Something's Coming; Welcome to Kanagawa

A tornado strikes Wisteria Lane, destroying homes and lives, and Katherine learns the truth about Adam and his stalker (Melora Walters). Later, residents begin to rebuild their lives in the tornado's wake, but, with Mrs. McCluskey's house destroyed, Lynette faces the possibility that her family and Ida Greenberg didn't survive. Meanwhile, Katherine finds out that someone knows the truth about her past. read more

Distant Past Season 4, Episode 8

A mysterious stalker from Adam's past shows up on Wisteria Lane; Danielle's baby puts stress on Bree and Orson's marriage; Lynette has a reunion with her long-lost stepfather (Richard Chamberlain); Gaby and Carlos try to figure out how to explain Victor's disappearance. read more

You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover Season 4, Episode 7

Victor confronts Gaby about her affair with Carlos; Bree tells Susan that she thinks Mike is a drug addict; the arrival of Benjamin Tyson Hodge leads to a disagreement between Orson and Bree; and Lynette and her sisters (Sarah Paulson, Carrie Preston) meet to discuss their mother's care. read more

Now I Know, Don't Be Scared Season 4, Episode 6

Edie's biggest fear is realized when Carlos walks out on her; Susan finds Mike's father (Robert Forster), who was thought to be dead; and a delivery at a Halloween party catches the Wisteria Lane residents by surprise. Milton Lang: Mike Farrell. read more

Art Isn't Easy Season 4, Episode 5

Bob and Lee's front-yard water sculpture prompts the Wisteria Lane neighborhood association into action; Edie finds out about Carlos' affair with Gaby, who's also being wooed by her former gardener, John Rowland (Jesse Metcalfe). Phyllis Van De Kamp: Shirley Knight. Bob: Tuc Watkins. Lee: Kevin Rahm. read more

If There's Anything I Can't Stand Season 4, Episode 4

Edie receives unexpected news at the gynecologist's office; an unexpected visitor discovers that Bree's pregnancy is a hoax; and Wisteria Lane welcomes a new, male couple. (Tuc Watkins, Kevin Rahm). Phyllis Van De Kamp: Shirley Knight. read more

The Game Season 4, Episode 3

Bree gossips about what she overheard in the Mayfair house and reluctantly recommends a gynecologist to Susan; Stella (Polly Bergen) makes brownies to help Lynette through chemotherapy; Edie buys an engagement ring for herself; and while Susan throws a charades party for the neighborhood, Julie and Dylan break into the locked room in the Mayfair house. read more

Smiles of a Summer Night Season 4, Episode 2

Lynette kicks Tom out of her chemotherapy sessions, Susan is mistaken for a stripper, and Bree attempts to steal a prize-winning recipe. read more

Now You Know Season 4, Episode 1

Former Wisteria Lane resident Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany) moves back onto the cul-de-sac with her new husband, Adam (Nathan Fillion), a gynecologist who treats Susan, and her daughter, Dylan (Lyndsy Fonseca), who can't remember her onetime best friend Julie. Meanwhile, news about Edie spreads, and Lynette's chemotherapy is wearing her down. As is the fact that she's keeping her cancer a secret. Bree's secret---her fake pregnancy---is also becoming a problem. read more

Desperate Housewives: Secrets & Lies

Highlights from past episodes and a preview of the fourth season. read more

Secrets & Lies

A Season 4 (2007-08) preview; highlights from prior seasons. read more

Getting Married Today Season 3, Episode 23

Bree and Orson return to Wisteria Lane for Gaby and Victor's fairy-tale wedding as Susan makes plans for her nuptials. Meanwhile, Lynette's estranged mother (Polly Bergen) shows up on her doorstep, and Carlos makes a discovery about Edie. Milton Lang: Mike Farrell. read more

What Would We Do Without You? Season 3, Episode 22

While Wisteria Lane is abuzz with Gaby's wedding plans, Susan pops the question to Mike. Meanwhile, Edie schemes to get Carlos to move in with her, and Lynette has a health scare. read more

Into the Woods Season 3, Episode 21

Susan gets lost in the woods while looking for Mike; Gaby goes to jail; and Lynette realizes she loves another man. Rick Coletti: Jason Gedrick. Charles McLain: Greg Evigan. Vern: Alec Mapa. Toni: Rusty Schwimmer. read more

Gossip Season 3, Episode 20

Gaby, annoyed that Carlos is dating Edie, does something about it; Kayla tells Tom she saw Lynette flirting with Rick (Jason Gedrick); Wisteria Lane is full of gossip about the dead body found in Mrs. McCluskey's freezer; and Susan decides between Ian and Mike. read more

God, That's Good Season 3, Episode 19

Susan calls off her wedding and realizes she must choose between Ian and Mike; Gaby decides it's time to stand by her man; and a blackout shuts down the pizza ovens at Scavo's, giving Rick (Jason Gedrick) an opportunity to shine. It also thaws out freezers on Wisteria Lane and lands Mrs. McCluskey in hot water. read more

Liaisons Season 3, Episode 18

Once again, Mike comes between Susan and Ian; the Gaby-Victor (John Slattery) sparring match goes into the next round; and Edie's budding relationship with Carlos hits a snag. Meanwhile, Lynette is at her wit's end at the restaurant, and the ailing Tom (who's driving Mrs. McCluskey crazy at home) won't let her hire a highly qualified chef (Jason Gedrick) because of his checkered past. read more

Dress Big Season 3, Episode 17

Susan discovers a secret about her future in-laws (Lynn Redgrave and Paxton Whitehead) while Mike regains more of his memories of Susan; the Scavos squabble over restaurant uniforms; and a lovelorn (if that's the word for it) Edie eyes Carlos while Gaby finally finds something to like about Victor Lang (John Slattery). She also meets Victor's ex-wife (Challen Cates). read more

Desperate Housewives: The Juiciest Bites

Highlights from past episodes. read more

The Juiciest Bites

Highlights from past episodes. read more

My Husband, the Pig Season 3, Episode 16

Edie gets an unexpected visit from her 8-year-old son; Gaby meets a very rich guy (John Slattery), but they don't exactly hit it off; Danielle's unexpected pregnancy affects not only her and Austin but Julie as well; Mike and Ian face off; and Tom and Lynette celebrate (if that's the word for it) their ninth anniversary. Rex Van De Kamp (Steven Culp) is the narrator. Travers McLain: Jake Cherry. read more

The Little Things You Do Together Season 3, Episode 15

Amid a medical emergency and marriage proposals, Pizzeria Scavo opens for business. Gloria: Dixie Carter. Monique: Kathleen York. Edwin Hodge: Carl Mueller. read more

I Remember That Season 3, Episode 14

Orson opens up to Bree about his past, while Mike begins to remember his; Lynette and Tom's business relationship takes a turn for the worse after Tom hires Austin to work at the pizzeria; and Zach takes notice---and umbrage---when one of his lawyers dates Gaby. Monique: Kathleen York. read more

Come Play Wiz Me Season 3, Episode 13

Lynette and Tom face challenges as Pizzeria Scavo prepares for its grand opening, and Gaby can't avoid her not-so-secret admirer, Zach. Meanwhile, Alma (Valerie Mahaffey) reveals a devious plan. Ed Ferrara: Currie Graham. read more

Not While I'm Around Season 3, Episode 12

Gabrielle's secret admirer is revealed; Tom's pizzeria faces an uncertain future; and Wisteria Lane gets a new resident. Alma: Valerie Mahaffey. read more

No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds Season 3, Episode 11

Gaby accuses Carlos of trying to sabotage her new relationship with Bill (Mark Deklin); Tom and Lynette try to make Kayla feel like she's part of the family; and Bree welcomes a surprise dinner guest. Alma Hodge: Valerie Mahaffey. Paul Young: Mark Moses. Monique: Kathleen York. read more

The Miracle Song Season 3, Episode 10

The residents of Wisteria Lane have a holiday block party; Gaby has a new love interest; and Susan's relationship with Ian kicks up a notch. Gloria Hodge: Dixie Carter. read more

Beautiful Girls Season 3, Episode 9

Lynette is growing more concerned about her mysterious new neighbor (Matt Roth); Susan and Ian take their relationship up a notch, but his butler (Ian Abercrombie) is not amused; Gaby trains young pageant hopefuls, but their mothers are not amused; and Orson's mother (Dixie Carter) has some things to say that are unsettling to Bree. read more

Children and Art Season 3, Episode 8

Bree meets Orson's mother (Dixie Carter), although Orson doesn't like it. Meanwhile, Gaby decides to get back into modeling; Susan refuses to allow Julie to see Austin; and Lynette is suspicious of her new neighbor (Matt Roth). Karl Mayer: Richard Burgi. read more

Bang Season 3, Episode 7

A hostage crisis at a Fairview supermarket leads to tragedy. read more

Sweetheart, I Have to Confess Season 3, Episode 6

Carolyn Bigsby (Laurie Metcalf) confronts Bree with Orson's hidden past while Carolyn's husband, Harvey (Brian Kerwin), confides in Orson about his own; Susan professes her love for Ian while Nora professes her support for Tom; and Carlos and Gaby kiss and make up. Or do they? Monique: Kathleen York. Alma Hodge: Valerie Mahaffey. Det. Ridley: Ernie Hudson. read more

Nice She Ain't Season 3, Episode 5

Carlos and Gaby's divorce gets downright nasty, as does Susan's battle with Edie over Mike; Bree must deal with Danielle's affair with her history teacher (Anthony Azizi); and Lynette must deal with Tom's “dream.” Sarah: Mae Whitman. Det. Ridley: Ernie Hudson. Gus: Raf Mauro. Dr. McClean: Paul Keeley. read more

Like It Was Season 3, Episode 4

Edie moves in on the suddenly sentient Mike while Ian (Dougray Scott) and Susan are off on a romantic getaway; and Lynette goes to bat for her son Parker, who's floundering in Little League. Meanwhile, Andrew Van De Kamp returns home with lurid stories of life on the street. Carlos returns home as well, not that Gaby is pleased to see him. read more

A Weekend in the Country Season 3, Episode 3

As Bree's honeymoon ends (with the reappearance of Andrew), Gaby encounters a new John Rowland (Jesse Metcalfe), and Susan and Ian (Dougray Scott) spend a weekend in the country. Meanwhile, Nora has something to tell Lynette about Tom. Tammy Sinclair: Michelle Pierce. Pearly Gates: Jazzmun. read more

It Takes Two Season 3, Episode 2

Bree and Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) wed; Susan and Ian (Dougray Scott) go on a date; Edie has an unexpected visitor; and Xiao-Mei makes a delivery. Carolyn Bigsby: Laurie Metcalf. Nora: Kiersten Warren. Alma Hodge: Valerie Mahaffey. Det. Ridley: Ernie Hudson. Rev. Sikes: Dakin Matthews. read more

Listen to the Rain on the Roof Season 3, Episode 1

Mike is still in a coma after being run over by Orson---who proposes to Bree. Meanwhile, Susan, who has been lovingly caring for Mike, meets Ian (Dougray Scott), who has been lovingly caring for his comatose wife; the pregnant Xiao-Mei is very demanding of Gaby, who's divorcing Carlos; and Lynette tries to embrace stepmotherhood, but Nora (Kiersten Warren) isn't making it easy. Carolyn Bigsby: Laurie Metcalf. Alma Hodge: Valerie Mahaffey. read more

Remember Season 2, Episode 23

In Part 1 of two, Susan moves into a trailer while Betty's attempt to move away from Wisteria Lane unobtrusively fails miserably; Lynette learns about the other woman in Tom's life; Gaby has a surrogate peek into Xiao-Mei's past; Bree's sanitarium "rest" proves less than restful; and Zach, needing money for Paul's legal bills, requires prodding to act decisively. Meanwhile, flashbacks recall move-in day for the Wisteria ladies. Orson: Kyle MacLachlan. read more

Remember Season 2, Episode 24

Conclusion. Susan plans to propose to Mike, who visits Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) to get a chipped tooth fixed; Bree strains under the sanitarium's restraints; Gaby meets a blast from her past, while Lynette meets a blast from Tom's past; and Danielle learns the truth about Matthew. read more


Bree gets some frightening news; Susan moves into a trailer; Lynette faces a marital crisis; Gaby and Carlos learn more about Xiao-Mei; and Susan and Mike get back together. Meanwhile, flashbacks recall move-in day on Wisteria Lane for Bree, Susan, Gaby and Lynette, and how Mary Alice Young brought them together. read more

No One Is Alone Season 2, Episode 22

As Felicia Tilman continues her campaign against Paul Young, Lynette receives disturbing news, Bree reaches the end of her tether and Susan starts all over again. And for Gaby, Carlos and Xiao-Mei (Gwendoline Yeo), baby makes four. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. Mrs. McCluskey: Kathryn Joosten. Orson: Kyle MacLachlan. Bud Penrod: Stephen Tobolowsky. Barbie: Tiffany Thornton. Maureen: Lindsay Hollister. read more

I Know Things Now Season 2, Episode 21

Tom gets fired; Bree and Andrew arrive at an impasse; Edie's PI gets the goods on Susan and Karl; Betty underestimates Matthew; and Gaby and Carlos reach an agreement with Xiao-Mei (Gwendoline Yeo). Ed: Currie Graham. Peter: Lee Tergesen. Justin: Ryan Carnes. Gus: Mike Hagerty. Ida Greenberg: Pat Crawford Brown. read more

It Wasn't Meant to Happen Season 2, Episode 20

Karl breaks up with Edie, who doesn't know that Susan is the “other woman”; Lynette tries to help Ed (Currie Graham) with his sex life; Bree discovers that Peter (Lee Tergesen) has another addiction; and Lily's father (Eddie McClintock) claims his daughter. Dale Helm: Sam Horrigan. Kelli: Whitney Dylan. Claude: M.C. Gainey. read more

Don't Look at Me Season 2, Episode 19

Carlos and Gaby get temporary custody of baby Lily; Bree's father and stepmother (Ronny Cox, Carol Burnett) come to town to mediate her dispute with Andrew; and Susan suddenly finds Karl back in her life. Orson: Kyle MacLachlan. Xiao-Mei: Gwendoline Yeo. Mrs. McCluskey: Kathryn Joosten. Justin: Ryan Carnes. Peter McMillian: Lee Tergesen. Eugene Beale: John Kapelos. Felicia Tilman: Harriet Sansom Harris. Mrs. Pate: Amy Hill. Mr. Bormanis: Bruce Jarchow. read more

Everybody Says Don't Season 2, Episode 18

Lynette must give a court deposition about Bree's drinking; Gaby and Carlos take their adoption process into their own hands; and Karl and Edie have an engagement party. Felicia Tilman: Harriet Sansom Harris. Dr. Ron: Jay Harrington. Frank: Eddie McClintock. Libby Collins: Nichole Hiltz. Mr. Bormanis: Bruce Jarchow. Peter McMillian: Lee Tergesen. Eugene Beale: John Kapelos. read more

Could I Ever Leave You? Season 2, Episode 17

Dr. Ron (Jay Harrington) finds out about Susan's remarriage, and she asks him to meet Karl; Gaby and Carlos look for a baby to adopt; Bree takes a step to deal with her drinking problem in response to Andrew's extortion; and Lynette's new employee has mothering issues. Ferrara: Currie Graham. Justin: Ryan Carnes. Peter McMillian: Lee Tergesen. Libby: Nichole Hiltz. Cecile: Jennifer Lyons. Eugene Beale: John Kapelos. Frank: Eddie McClintock. Veronica: Kristin Bauer. read more

There Is No Other Way Season 2, Episode 16

Carlos and Gaby have a problem with their adoption; Susan finally goes under the knife; Paul Young turns up again in Noah Taylor's life; Tom has trouble accepting Lynette as his boss; and it's open warfare between Bree and Andrew. Dr. Ron McCready: Jay Harrington. Noah Taylor: Bob Gunton. Felicia Tillman: Harriet Sansom Harris. Helen Roland: Kathryn Harrold. read more

Thank You So Much Season 2, Episode 15

Gaby's mom (Maria Conchita Alonso) shows up, and Carlos learns more about why this mother-daughter relationship is so messed up. Meanwhile, Karl has a question to pop, and Lynette discovers the extent of Bree's drinking problem. Dr. Ron: Jay Harrington. Xiao-Mei: Gwendoline Yeo. Noah Taylor: Bob Gunton. Felicia Tillman: Harriet Sansom Harris. Mrs. McCluskey: Kathryn Joosten. Tony: Dominic Pace. Det. Sullivan: Nick Chinlund. read more

Silly People Season 2, Episode 14

Tom tries to bond with his new boss; Karl makes Susan an offer she can't refuse; Bree plays sleuth at Betty's house; and Gabrielle puts her house in order. read more

There's Something About a War Season 2, Episode 13

Dr. Ron (Jay Harrington) tells Susan that she needs surgery, but she's reluctant to have him operate on her; Bree and Betty learn that they have more in common than they thought; and Gabrielle and Sister Mary Bernard square off. Ed Ferrara: Currie Graham. Sister Mary Bernard: Melinda Page Hamilton. Father Crowley: Jeff Doucette. Pat: Carol Mansell. read more

We're Gonna Be All Right Season 2, Episode 12

Bree is arrested; Susan meets Dr. Right (Jay Harrington); old photos of Gaby turn up on the Internet; Noah Taylor (Bob Gunton) finally contacts Mike Delfino; and the Scavo kids catch chicken pox, alarming Tom, who has never had it. Det. Barton: Kurt Fuller. Scott Tollman: Robert Cicchini. Ralph: Alejandro Patino. Luis: Albert Garcia. Felicia Tilman: Harriet Sansom Harris. Jim Halverson: Greg Germann. read more

One More Kiss Season 2, Episode 11

Lynette catches Gabrielle kissing Tom; Mike tries to bond with Zach, which threatens Paul; Andrew attempts to blackmail Bree; and Wisteria Lane becomes more and more suspicious of the Applewhites. Sister Mary Bernard: Melinda Page Hamilton. Curt Monroe: Michael Ironside. Ida Greenberg: Pat Crawford Brown. Alberta Fromme: Betty Murphy. Justin: Ryan Carnes. Ralph: Alejandro Patino. read more

Desperate Housewives: All the Juicy Details

Recapping episodes of the second season, from each character's point of view, narrated by Mary Alice Young. read more

Coming Home Season 2, Episode 10

New VP Lynette wants a day-care center at her ad agency, Gaby fights with Sister Mary Bernard (Melinda Page Hamilton) over Carlos's humanitarian mission to Africa, and Andrew Van de Kamp (Shawn Pyfrom) returns from reform school. Addison Prudy: Paul Dooley. Carol Prudy: Joyce Van Patten. Ed Ferrara: Currie Graham. Curt Monroe: Michael Ironside. read more

That's Good, That's Bad Season 2, Episode 9

George stalks Bree; Susan tries to begin a relationship with her father; Carlos is paroled and returns a new man---so new that Gabrielle barely recognizes him. read more

The Sun Won't Set Season 2, Episode 8

As Sophie and Morty (Lesley Ann Warren and Bob Newhart) tie the knot, Susan learns a secret about her father. Meanwhile, there are developments in the Gaby-Carlos and Bree-George relationships, and an intruder is on the loose on Wisteria Lane. Hector: Danny Trejo. Mrs. McClusky: Kathryn Joosten. Ida Greenberg: Pat Crawford Brown. read more

Color and Light Season 2, Episode 7

Tom and Lynette learn more about their new neighbors; Gaby reminisces with old friends; Bree has a big question to answer; and Betty suffers a major loss. Francine: Linda Dano. Dr. Goldfine: Sam Lloyd. Leonard Harper: Larry Miller. read more

I Wish I Could Forget You Season 2, Episode 6

While Gaby tries to spring Carlos from jail, Michael and Susan face a crisis in their relationship, and Susan's mother (Lesley Ann Warren) returns, as does Paul Young (Mark Moses). Meanwhile, Bree's horrified about her feelings for George. David Bradley: Adrian Pasdar. Nina Fletcher: Joely Fisher. read more

They Asked Me Why I Believe in You Season 2, Episode 5

Wallace Shawn appears as Susan's book agent, who's in a financial bind; Gaby hires a big-time lawyer (Adrian Pasdar) to defend Carlos; Lynette must go bar hopping with Nina (Joely Fisher), who's constantly prowling for men; and Bree reburies Rex, but the police case isn't interred with him. read more

My Heart Belongs to Daddy Season 2, Episode 4

Gabrielle visits Carlos in prison and fireworks ensue; Lynette learns that Parker has an imaginary friend; and Susan helps Mike search for Zach. David Bradley: Adrian Pasdar. Mrs. Truesdale: Shannon O'Hurley. Patty: Aaliyah Franks. read more

You'll Never Get Away From Me Season 2, Episode 3

Bree's mother-in-law, Phyllis (Shirley Knight), gets her in trouble with the law; Susan tries to accept Edie's new role in Julie's life; Lynette's boss-from-hell (Joely Fisher) makes her miss Parker's first day of kindergarten; and Gabrielle and John meet again. read more

You Could Drive a Person Crazy Season 2, Episode 2

Susan seethes when she finds out about Edie and Karl (Richard Burgi); Lynette begins her new job and Tom begins his---as a househusband; Carlos has a favor to ask of Gaby; and Bree's mother-in-law (Shirley Knight) continues to drive her crazy. read more

Next Season 2, Episode 1

Bree grieves for Rex while Rex's mother (Shirley Knight) gives her grief. And Lynette interviews for a job at an ad agency with a boss from hell (Joely Fisher). Meanwhile, Zach holds Susan hostage, and Mike must find a way to rescue them both; and a guilt-wracked Gabrielle visits Carlos in jail. read more

One Wonderful Day Season 1, Episode 23

In the first-season finale, it's time for residents of Wisteria Lane to pay for assorted crimes and misdemeanors, which means Gaby is about to face the music for cheating on Carlos and we're finally going to get some answers about Mary Alice's suicide. Alfre Woodard joins the cast as the newest neighbor, Betty Applewhite. read more

Goodbye for Now Season 1, Episode 22

Lynette goes a little too far to keep Tom's flirty ex (Melinda McGraw) from rocking the Scavo marriage any further; Susan finally makes up her mind about Mike; Bree begins to see George (Roger Bart) in an unsettling new light; and Carlos realizes that his legal woes are worse than he thought. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. Mike: James Denton. read more

Sunday in the Park with George Season 1, Episode 21

As Bree's secret friendship with George (Roger Bart) continues to blossom, Rex's health begins to wilt; Gaby breaks her news to John, who decides it's time to come clean with Carlos; Lynette pulls out all the stops to seduce Tom; and Sophie's return to Morty inspires Susan to give Mike a second chance. Morty: Bob Newhart. Sophie: Lesley Ann Warren. read more

Fear No More Season 1, Episode 20

A health scare for Gaby turns Carlos' going-away party into a truly unblessed event; Lynette pulls out the big guns after learning that Tom is working with his ex (Melinda McGraw); Paul Young takes Susan to task for snooping into Mary Alice's past; and Bree goes behind Rex's back to resume her friendship with George (Roger Bart), who may be hiding more than just a crush on the unsuspecting Mrs. Van de Kamp. Sophie: Lesley Ann Warren. Ginger: Lauren Cohn. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. read more

Desperate Housewives: Sorting Out The Dirty Laundry

This catch-up clip show offers the inside dish on the naughty neighbors and explains who's done what to whom, and how often. Mike: James Denton. Gaby: Eva Longoria. Susan: Teri Hatcher. read more

Live Alone and Like It Season 1, Episode 19

Lynette befriends Mrs. McCluskey (Kathryn Joosten) and soon comes to regret it. Elsewhere, Susan's newly unattached mom (Lesley Ann Warren) decides to put romance back into both of their lives. Tom: Doug Savant. Rev. Sikes: Dakin Matthews. read more

Children Will Listen Season 1, Episode 18

Susan's mother (Lesley Ann Warren) makes tracks to Wisteria Lane after she and her latest beau (Bob Newhart) part ways; Bree oversteps her bounds while watching Lynette's boys; and Mama Solis's hospital settlement unsettles Carlos, who lays into Gaby for making him accept a plea bargain. Porter: Shane Kinsman. Det. Burnett: Brett Cullen. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. read more

There Won't Be Trumpets Season 1, Episode 17

Lynette's mouth gets her in trouble after she blasts a neighbor for trash-talking his deaf wife (Marlee Matlin) behind her back; Edie makes Susan pay for stealing her latest man (Rick Ravanello) by messing with Mike's tell-all letter; a death in the family saves Gaby's life, but ruins Carlos's; and the Van de Kamps unite to teach Andrew a harsh lesson. Tom: Doug Savant. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. read more

The Ladies Who Lunch Season 1, Episode 16

A lice outbreak at the boys' school turns Lynette into a pariah, much like Rex after the arrest of Maisy Gibbons (Sharon Lawrence) reveals the contents of her little black book. Meanwhile, a sewage problem has Gaby drowning in money woes; and Edie helps Susan get over Mike, but ends up learning way too much about another man on the block. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. read more

Impossible Season 1, Episode 15

Susan learns an awful truth after Mike's hauled in for questioning about Mrs. Huber's murder; Bree busts the wrong kid for bringing a condom into her house; John's roomie makes Gaby an indecent proposal; and Lynette plays dirty to keep Tom from scoring a primo promotion. Justin: Ryan Carnes. Julie: Andrea Bowen. Zach: Cody Kasch. John: Jesse Metcalfe. read more

Love Is in the Air Season 1, Episode 14

Valentine's Day goes from sweet to sour as Bree and Susan make unsettling finds about the men in their lives and Lynette's nosy neighbor (Kathryn Joosten) accuses the twins of stealing her missing things. Meanwhile, Gaby gets back to what she does best after the Siesta King hires her to model mattresses. Tom: Doug Savant. Felicia: Harriet Sansom Harris. Yao Lin: Lucille Sing. The Siesta King: Jon Polito. read more

Your Fault Season 1, Episode 13

When Tom's traveling-salesman dad (Ryan O'Neal) drops in for a visit, Lynette catches her father-in-law with a “business associate” who's missing some of her underwear. Meanwhile, Susan finds Julie in a situation not nearly as compromising with Zach, but it's just as troubling; John's parents (Kathryn Harrold, Mark Harelik) have a favor to ask of Gaby; and Rex wants to reconcile with Bree, but all she wants is the country-club membership. read more

Every Day a Little Death Season 1, Episode 12

The discovery of Mrs. Huber's body---and her secret journals---rocks Wisteria Lane, forcing Susan to cut a dirty deal with Edie to cover up her arson faux pas. Meanwhile, Mike's "client" gives him cause to hurry his investigation; Parker's chewing-gum mishap gives Lynette a leg up at yoga; Bree shoots down George...literally; and Carlos bugs Gaby to help him leave a legacy other than larceny. Felicia: Harriett Sansom Harris. George: Roger Bart. read more

Move On Season 1, Episode 11

News of Mrs. Huber's disappearance brings her equally wicked sister (Harriet Sansom Harris) to Wisteria Lane, where Lynette takes Tom to task over their too-nubile nanny, and Gaby hits a new low to make ends meet. Meanwhile, Susan takes a major step with Mike after learning about her ex's other “other woman”; and Bree sees a recovering Rex's reliance on her as a sign that she should start dating. George: Roger Bart. Copeland: Conor O'Farrell. Karl: Richard Burgi. read more

Come Back to Me Season 1, Episode 10

Bree unleashes her inner “woman scorned” after Rex's sordid dabblings nearly kill him. Speaking of scorn, Gaby gets a taste of her own medicine, courtesy of Carlos's jailhouse confession; Susan betrays Julie by sending Zach Young back home to his father, who makes a startling admission of his own; and Lynette employs an underhanded tactic to keep an eye on her new nanny (Marla Sokoloff). Rex: Steven Culp. Julie: Andrea Bowen. Zach: Cody Kasch. Paul: Mark Moses. read more

Suspicious Minds Season 1, Episode 9

Rumors of John's married lover spread---to the wrong suspect---leading to a showdown at Gaby's charity fashion show. Meanwhile, Bree resorts to tattling to teach Andrew a lesson about smoking pot; Lynette goes on the hunt for the perfect nanny; and Mary Alice's son pays Susan's daughter an eye-opening visit. Claire: Marla Sokoloff. Edie: Nicollette Sheridan. read more

Guilty Season 1, Episode 8

Paul takes matters into his own hands after his hit man IDs Mary Alice's blackmailer; Susan pays a price for snooping on Mike; John dumps Gabrielle after Juanita's accident, which gives Bree some horrifying insight into her son's psyche. John: Jesse Metcalfe. Shaw: Richard Roundtree. Edie: Nicolette Sheridan. Mrs. Huber: Christina Estabrook. read more

Anything You Can Do Season 1, Episode 7

An unexpected ally helps Susan keep an eye on Mike's mystery “friend”; Bree one-ups Rex's guilt gifts for their kids; Juanita gets the goods on Gaby after John dumps her for trying to ship Danielle off to modeling school; a speed-freaking Lynette undermines Tom's ideas during his business dinner party. Shaw: Richard Roundtree. Kendra: Heather Stephens. Juanita: Lupe Ontiveros. Tom: Doug Savant. Mike: James Denton. read more

Running to Stand Still Season 1, Episode 6

Gaby cashes in on Juanita's gambling addiction to keep her out of the snooping business, while Susan bets on Julie to find out why Zach Young has been shipped off to a creepy teen rehab; Bree lets loose on her shrink after sending Rex into a rage over an intimacy issue that may be more his than hers; and Lynette gets a little help in settling the score with an alpha mom at her kids' school. Maisy: Sharon Lawrence. Mr. Shaw: Richard Roundtree. Juanita: Lupe Ontiveros. John: Jesse Metcalfe. read more

Come In, Stranger Season 1, Episode 5

Bree touches upon a Young family mess after reaching out to Mary Alice's son (Cody Kasch); a break-in on Wisteria Lane exposes Mike's motives for moving to town and expands Susan's pool of potential suitors; Gabrielle's mother-in-law visits with a vengeance, thanks to Carlos's suspicions; and Lynette puts her twins to work in order to get them into an exclusive school. Officer Thompson: Steven Eckholdt. Juanita: Lupe Ontiveros. John: Jesse Metcalfe. read more

Who's That Woman? Season 1, Episode 4

Paul feeds the ladies a shocking explanation for Mary Alice's eerie note; Susan measures out a cup of revenge after Mrs. Huber blackmails her into pushing Mike away; Lynette turns to self-medicating to cope with her kids' new ADD diagnosis; Gaby pulls a fast one to keep Carlos from discovering her afternoon delights with John; Bree's tough love impresses her petulant son. Mrs. Huber: Christine Estabrook. John: Jesse Metcalfe. Paul: Mark Moses. read more

Pretty Little Picture Season 1, Episode 3

Gab's afternoon delights catch the eye of her manipulative new neighbor; Rex puts a fork in his marriage at a dinner in Mary Alice's honor; Susan shows her angry side to her ex (Richard Burgi) and everything else to Mike. Meanwhile, Lynette teaches her husband a lesson in raising their little monsters; and Bree gets hold of a tape that could answer a lot of questions. Or inspire new ones. Mike: James Denton. John: Jesse Metcalf. Tom: Doug Savant. read more

Ah, But Underneath Season 1, Episode 2

Mike's dog pays the price when Edie crashes his dinner date with Susan; Gabrielle realizes that her lawnboy is taking their fling to heart---and that Carlos may actually have one; and Bree goads Rex into therapy, where the doctor may be the one who needs the most help. Meanwhile, Lynette resorts to drastic measures to keep her kids in line; and Mary Alice's past resurfaces---literally---despite Paul's efforts to keep it buried. Mrs. Huber: Christine Estabrook. Mike: James Denton. read more

Pilot Episode Season 1, Episode 1

As Wisteria Lane reels from Mary Alice's suicide, Bree has a grave reaction to Rex's request, Susan vows to kill Edie's shot at the new guy in town and Lynette realizes that motherhood has been the death of her career. Meanwhile, Gabrielle enjoys a lively fling with her lawnboy, and Mary Alice's husband tries to resurrect a long-buried secret in the backyard. Mike: Jamie Denton. Edie: Nicolette Sheridan. Mrs. Huber: Christine Estabrook. read more

Desperate Housewives Episode: "Everybody Says Don't; If It's Only In Your Head"

Episode Synopsis: Season 5 finale: Tom decides to go back to school (much to Lynette's dismay); Orson threatens Bree with blackmail; and Dave makes a "friendly" gesture to Susan. Roberta: Lily Tomlin. Karl: Richard Burgi.
Original Air Date: May 17, 2009

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Premiered: October 03, 2004, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Following her suicide, Mary Alice Young keeps tabs on friends and family she left behind on bucolic suburban Wisteria Lane. But this being a prime-time soap (if a tongue-in-cheek one), they all harbor a sordid secret or two. Created by writer-producer Marc Cherry (a 'Golden Girls' alum), 'Housewives' was an instant hit and a frequent contender on Emmy night .



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