Question: All the write-ups said that Mary Alice was going to narrate Sunday's Desperate Housewives clip show. Wha' happen'? — Matt

Ausiello: The plan was to use Mary Alice (aka Brenda Strong), but at the 11th hour, ABC had a change of heart and went with Generic Guy Voice instead. My spies say it was simply a creative decision. If we're lucky, Marc Cherry will make a similar "creative decision" and drop the cloying narration from the actual show. Nothing against Strong, but those episode-ending wrap-up montages are becoming increasingly, painfully forced. It's the reason I couldn't sit through Everwood until this season. Speaking of which...