Desperate Housewives Episodes

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Desperate Housewives Season 8 episodes

Finishing the Hat Season 8, Episode 23

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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "Give Me the Blame/Finishing the Hat" Season 8, Episode 22

We're finally here, folks: the end of our time on Desperate Housewives' Wisteria Lane. It has been eight long seasons of tragedy, tawdriness and tomfoolery, and it all comes down to this. But before we can kiss the ladies goodbye, there is still much left to resolve: Bree's on trial for the murder of Alejandro; Lynette and Tom Scavo are still separated; Julie Mayer is about to give birth; Renee and Ben's wedding is imminent; and Mrs. McCluskey's health has taken a turn for the worst. (Not Mrs. Landingham!) So rather than belabor every detail of the bloated two-hour finale, here's what I'm going to do: I'm going to skip to the end and tell you where everyone ends up.

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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "The People Will Hear" Season 8, Episode 21

As the penultimate episode of <i>Desperate Housewives</i>, this episode was more than a little disappointing. It seemed to largely serve as filler for whatever is going to happen in the two-hour finale without many substantial moments. Lynette saved Tom from being transferred to Mumbai and promptly broke up with his boss, but didn't tell Tom how she felt. Tom punched his boss when he went on and on about how difficult Lynette was and even split from Jane — a move in itself that felt a tiny bit anticlimactic — but didn't tell Lynette how he felt either. These are all minor complaints since at least it now seems like a sure thing that they will get back together, unlike earlier this season when it seemed it could go either way, but still.

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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: “Lost My Power” Season 8, Episode 20

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Bree starts to fall for her lawyer as the date for her murder trial nears. Lynette accepts a date from Tom's boss, Gregg. Susan tries to build a soap box car with MJ so he won't miss out on father-son activities. Gaby and Carlos fight over a wealthy old widow. And Renee starts to get more suspicious about what Ben knows about the accusations against Bree.

Pre-trial hearings begin for Bree's murder trial, but, because this is Desperate Housewives, Bree is more concerned with flirting with her charming lawyer, Tripp, than staying out of jail. Tripp, as it turns out, could not be more different than Bree. He's sued the NRA three times, he talks about prostitutes and sex casually and uses the word "sucks" over lunch — how absurd! Although Bree is a "champion of conservative values," Tripp learns about Bree's slutty phase when the prosecution lists many of... 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

Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "With So Little to Be Sure Of" Season 8, Episode 18

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Bree tries to hire a hot-shot lawyer after she gets arrested for Alejandro/Ramon's murder. Susan and Lee finds a mysterious box of Mike's in the closet. Lynette moves on to the next phase of getting Tom back. Gaby tries some interesting tactics to get new personal shopping clients.

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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "Any Moment" Season 8, Episode 17

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Susan and M.J. must finally face their grief over Mike's death. Meanwhile, Lynette tries to win back Tom, and Bree gets a surprise visit from Andrew. Finally, Gaby tries to enter the workforce as Carlos prepares to leave his job.

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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "Women and Death" Season 8, Episode 16

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, the ladies of the Lane look back as they gather to say goodbye to Mike.

After several strong episodes, this hour lacked the emotional punch that seemed almost automatic given the tragic circumstances. Instead of just focusing on Susan's grief and bitterness in the days following Mike's death, there was an act devoted to each of the four housewives reflecting ...
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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "She Needs Me" Season 8, Episode 15

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Susan and Lynette clash over their yet-to-be-born grandchild. Gaby learns the real reason behind Karen and Roy's split, and Orson continue to be creepy and mysterious around Bree as they prepare to flee to Maine.

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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "Get Out of My Life" Season 8, Episode 14

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Orson begins helping Bree get her life back in order. Susan continues to wrestle with Julie's adoption plan and discovers who the baby-daddy is. Gaby takes in Roy, who helps her discipline her kids. And Lynette gets an unwelcome visit from the twins when they get kicked out of their apartment and move back home.

Orson is back, but it's really hard to tell... read more

Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "Is This What You Call Love?" Season 8, Episode 13

On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Susan gets a big surprise when Julie comes into town. Gaby must face Juanita about Carlos' whereabouts. Lynette tries to start dating again (for real this time!). And the three ladies finally open their eyes to Bree's downward spiral.

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Desperate Housewives Recap: "What's the Good of Being Good" Season 8, Episode 12

On this week's Desperate Housewives, Bree's slutty streak continues and Lynette goes on a date. Susan must pay the consequences of her trip to Oklahoma, with some major help from Gaby, and Ben has a big question for Renee.
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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

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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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