Jonathan Cake, Marcia Cross
Jeers to Desperate Housewives for bringing back Jonathan Cake.
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As Bree's police-officer beau, Chuck Vance, the British actor — best known in this country for, well, not much — displays zero chemistry with Marcia Cross
. He seems to have returned only to try and amp up the tension as the Housewives attempt to cover up Carlos' killing of Gaby's abusive stepfather. But the tactic doesn't work — and surely, Bree would never be caught dead serving such an unappetizing Cake.The rest of Desperate Housewives
' final season premiere wasn't much more appealing. The Scavos' marital troubles have grown tiresome — just get a divorce already! — and new neighbor Ben Faulkner (V
vet Charles Mesure
) just seems like another anonymous British hunk. Is there a shortage of American beefcake on Wisteria Lane?What did you think of Desperate Housewives
' season opener?
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