Five years have passed since Katherine shot her ex-husband as Susan, Lynette, Bree and Gaby stood together in solidarity to protect her. Susan tries to hide her relationship with a new man; Gaby questions her abilities as a mom; Bree is on the verge of publishing her own cookbook as business partner, Katherine, grows envious; Lynette catches her teenaged twins spearheading illegal activities; and Edie returns to Wisteria Lane in jaw-dropping fashion with a new man in tow.
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Episodes: 24 | Released: 2008 | Certificate: 15 | Genre: Comedy | Director: David Grossman
Actors: Teri Hatcher , Eva Longoria , Felicity Huffman , Marcia Cross , James Denton , Dana Delany , Andrea Bowen , Shawn Pyfrom
Secrets come out in the open, while others continue to unfold: Lynette discovers her son, Porter, has a softer side, which she finds endearing; Gaby amusingly attempts to mask her demise in social stature; and the time has come for the men in Susan's life to meet. Meanwhile Bree begins to feel the pressures of balancing marriage and a career, Edie is reminded just how hostile the neighbors on Wisteria Lane can be, and a suspicious Mrs. McCluskey enlists Katherine's help to uncover more about their new neighbor, Dave.
There are bullies among the old and young on "Desperate Housewives." Bree's estranged daughter, Danielle, returns to Wisteria Lane and is met with a deluge of criticism; Gaby and Susan find themselves embroiled in a catfight brought on by an altercation between their kids; to her chagrin, Lynette comes home to find Tom and Dave have formed a garage band after she told him to get rid of his old things; and Katherine and Mrs. McCluskey invite Edie to lunch to press her for more information on Dave.
Jealousy rears its ugly head on "Desperate Housewives." Bree's new cookbook and entrepreneurial success has the women of Wisteria Lane feeling envious; Lynette's longing for a taste of her breadwinning days as an ad-exec leads her to lend an unsolicited hand to Bree's marketing plan; and MJ's drawing of a family portrait has left Mike feeling like he's not a presence in his son's life. Meanwhile, Gaby hatches a plan to have more sex with Carlos, Susan teaches a reluctant MJ how to fall, and Dave's motives for moving to the neighborhood continue to take shape.
The night is full of surprises on "Desperate Housewives" as we learn what has transpired on Wisteria Lane in the past five years. Driven by a hidden agenda, Dave convinces Susan to throw Mrs. McCluskey a surprise party for her 70th birthday; Jackson wants to take his relationship with Susan to the next level; Gaby's concerned she might be pregnant; Tom tells Lynette he's sold the pizzeria; a startling reason for the bond between Bree and Katherine is revealed; and an outraged Mrs. McCluskey has the entire neighborhood questioning her sanity.
Gaby is over the moon when Carlos' client makes them an offer they can't refuse, but a startling discovery leaves her second guessing; Lynette grows suspicious that Tom is cheating on her; and after breaking up with Jackson, Susan tries to surprise him, only to find the surprise is on her. Meanwhile, the bond between Bree and Katherine grows, and Mrs. McCluskey enlists the help of her sister to dig up dirt on Dave.
Desire proves to be a dangerous emotion on "Desperate Housewives." Lynette and Tom uncover the unsettling truth about son Porter; Gabrielle suspects Carlos' best client has ulterior motives; Bree's moment of weakness could bring her great embarrassment and shame; and Katherine's not so little secret is unveiled. Meanwhile, Susan learns of Jackson's true passion, and Mrs. McCluskey's sister unearths a disturbing fact about Dave.
It will be a night to remember. Susan's daughter comes to visit with her surprising new boyfriend; Gaby uncovers the unsettling truth about Mrs. Hildebrand's past; Katherine has a confession to make to Susan; a reporter looks to expose Bree's imperfections; and Lynette learns Porter and Anne Schilling plan to leave Fairview and disappear. Meanwhile, everyone has gathered at a club to see the guys play in the annual "Battle of the Bands" when a fire erupts, threatening the lives of those in attendance. Some will fall as a hero will rise.
The road to recovery begins in the aftermath of the deadly fire that shook the citizens of Fairview. For Gaby and Carlos, injuries sustained in the fire lead to a fortunate discovery. But for most, the consequences are less forgiving. Lynette and Tom vow to protect son Porter at any cost; Susan must learn to let go of the man she loves; and Orson's attempt at a good night's sleep puts Bree in a most precarious, though amusing, position on the day of her big cooking demonstration.
Darkness lifts and brings resolution for some, while others suffer in the depths of despair. Lynette does what any mother would do to protect her son; Carlos realizes the sacrifices Gaby has made for their family; Bree longs to prove to Andrew she has accepted him for who he is; Katherine finds happiness; Susan and Mike recognize the fate of their relationship; and Dave begins to lose his grip.
It's the people that make a house a home. The competition is on when Bree meets Andrew's future mother-in-law for the first time, as each is determined to win over their son's affection; Gaby urges Carlos to accept a job which pays a six-figure salary even if it means spending more time away from home; Susan is feeling lonely while Jackson is away and turns to Lee for company; Lynette catches Preston speaking to his runaway twin on the phone; and Edie grows weary of Dave as he continues to exhibit some odd behavior.
Connections lead to surprising resolutions. Susan and Edie are forced to spend time alone together when they accidentally lock themselves in a basement; Bree's devious plotting against Andrew's future mother-in-law in an attempt to keep him close to her comes at a cost; Gaby looses control of her children and turns to Carlos for help; the ongoing search for Porter leads Lynette to her mom; Katherine and Mike will define their relationship; and Dave gets a step closer to exacting revenge.
The ladies are given pause by the loss of one man's life. When neighborhood handyman, Eli Scruggs, passes away, the residents of Wisteria Lane come to realize just how much he affected their lives. Gaby recalls how Eli helped her make new friends when she moved in; Lynette remembers how he came to her aide when she was overwhelmed and neglected Penny; Susan reflects on how he was always there for her as a shoulder to cry on each time a man walked out of her life; Edie looks back on their special friendship; and Bree thinks fondly of how a small gesture he once made helped get her to where she is today.
Money: some people got it and some people don't. Bree reaps the success of her new book by treating herself to a new car, while Lynette and Tom resolve to sell his Mustang for some extra cash; and Susan is determined to send MJ to the best school, even though she and Mike can't afford it. Meanwhile, Gaby joins Edie's no nonsense boot camp to get herself back into shape, and Lee is conflicted over whether to tell Lynette and Tom some disturbing facts about Dave.
The residents of Wisteria Lane work hard to provide for the ones they love. Susan starts a new job in order to give son MJ the best, but when Mike leaves their son in Katherine's care, anger and jealousy pervade; as Scavo's Pizzeria continues to take a hit in the current economy, Lynette tells Tom they have to sell; Carlos receives a generous bonus when Gaby discovers his boss' dirty little secret; and Orson confronts Bree when he learns she's given Andrew a raise. Meanwhile, Dave grows weary the neighbors are beginning to suspect he's up to no good.
When tact and kindness are not reciprocated, turnabout is fair play. In a gesture of friendship, Bree tells Lynette she'll help Tom secure a new job, but the best intentions will reach a tempestuous end and reveal Orson's shameful misdeeds; Gaby finds herself in a precarious position when Carlos' adulterous boss begins using her to cover for himself as he continues to cheat on his wife; and Edie digs into Dave's past after a chance encounter with an old acquaintance.
Friendliness is disguised as a hidden agenda. When Susan tries to impress Jessie (Swoosie Kurtz), a teacher at work, Jessie comes away with the wrong impression; with the wrong intent, Gaby convinces Carlos to hire Lynette; as Orson's shameful habit grows, Bree will protect herself from embarrassment at all costs; and a suspicious Edie slyly digs further into Dave's past.
Life is full of nasty shocks. Bree considers selling her business to save her marriage, Lynette is threatened by her new boss, boundaries are crossed for Gaby and Carlos, Katherine is caught in the most unexpected of circumstances and Edie's worst fears come true.
Nicollette Sheridan takes her final stroll down Wisteria Lane in unforgettable fashion. As the women look back on Edie’s life, Susan recalls their first meeting, Lynette reflects on a memorable night out, Bree is reminded of the thoughtfulness she bestowed upon Orson, and Gaby remembers fondly a night of friendly competition.
Covering up the truth leads to unexpected consequences. Carlos finds Lynette in a precarious position, which she chooses to hide from Tom; Gaby hastily covers for Tom’s coy behavior; Orson tries to hide the truth about his wounds from Bree; Katherine confesses to Mike, which leads to a surprising realization; and Susan confides her dark secret in Dave.
Everyone knows how to bargain. Bree sinks to a new low to retain the best lawyer; Gaby’s vanity is put to the test when she makes a deal with daughter Juanita; Lynette and Tom negotiate sex; Katherine deceives Mike to win his heart; Jackson walks back into Susan’s life with a proposal; and an unexpected visit sends Dave to do some bargaining of his own.
Every day is a masquerade. Bree goes to extremes to hide her true intentions from Orson; Susan and Jackson put on an act for the authorities; Lynette is shocked at the lengths Tom will go to in order to look younger; Katherine masks the truth from Mike, afraid to lose him; and Dave is on edge when he learns a key witness to his misdeeds surfaces.
Gaby runs into an old acquaintance who’s lost everything, Lynette is upset with Tom for his latest “bright idea,” Orson threatens to blackmail Bree, and Susan accepts Dave’s “friendly” gesture.
As Lynette adapts to Tom’s decision to go back to school, Orson takes a beating that Bree cannot comprehend, Gaby’s niece moves to Wisteria Lane, and Susan and MJ’s lives are in grave danger at the hands of Dave.