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Dark comedy drama exploring the complicated reality behind the apparent domestic bliss of a group of housewives in a fictitious American suburb

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Dark comedy drama exploring the complicated reality behind the apparent domestic bliss of a group of housewives in a fictitious American suburb

Series 7 Summary

In the seventh series of Desperate Housewives, Bree (Marcia Cross) begins the process of rebuilding her life by telling Gaby (Eva Longoria Parker) a secret that could end their friendship. Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant) face a rough road ahead as they welcome a fifth child to their ever-growing brood, and Susan (Teri Hatcher) and Mike's (James Denton) financial woes have forced them to rent out their house and leave Wisteria Lane.

  • The first episode of series seven Desperate Housewives

    Episode 1 - Remember Paul?

    In the first episode of series seven, the Wisteria Lane residents are stunned to hear Paul Young is out of prison and back in the neighbourhood with his enigmatic new wife

  • Desperate Housewives

    Episode 2 - You Must Meet My Wife

    When Renee begins to spend more time with Tom, Lynette thinks she's trying to sabotage their marriage. Bree fires Keith without warning.

  • Bree in Desperate Housewives

    Episode 3 - Truly Content

    Gaby hires a private detective to investigate an important matter. Lynette is stunned when Tom's doctor prescribes an unorthodox remedy for his depression.

  • Bree at her porch in Desperate Housewives

    Episode 4 - The Thing That Counts Is What's Inside

    Lynette takes advantage of daughter Penny's generous offer and Paul buys the home he shared with Mary Alice, against his wife's wishes

  • Desperate Housewives, woman looks desolate as she sits in a busy bar

    Episode 5 - Let Me Entertain You

    Susan's days as a sexy internet sensation may be coming to an end after she angers an important client and incurs the wrath of her boss Maxine

  • Desperate Housewives

    Episode 6 - Excited and Scared

    As Halloween approaches, Susan is forced to reveal her secret to a shocked Mike. Juanita becomes suspicious of Gabrielle's sudden interest in Grace.

  • A tense dinner in Desperate Housewives

    Episode 7 - A Humiliating Business

    Susan begrudgingly accepts Lynette's offer to be baby Paige's nanny, while Bree is embarrassed to tell Keith that she's beginning to go through the menopause

  • Family Thanksgiving in Desperate Housewives

    Episode 8 - Sorry Grateful

    Bree invites Keith's parents to join them for Thanksgiving and learns some family secrets. Susan locks horns with Lynette over parenting styles.

  • Gaby in Desperate Housewives

    Episode 9 - Pleasant Little Kingdom

    Gabrielle desperately tries to figure out a way to keep Grace in her life, Keith plans a special dinner with Bree, and Renee tells Susan a secret.

  • Desperate Housewives, character attends a dinner party

    Episode 10 - Down the Block There's a Riot

    Paul's evil plan for Wisteria Lane is put into full effect, Juanita discovers Gaby's secret and Bree asks Keith to move in with her.

  • Desperate Housewives: Susan, Lynette, Bree and Gaby

    Episode 11 - Assassins

    Susan's life hangs in the balance, Keith moves in with Bree, Gaby makes amends with Juanita, and Paul's fate is revealed

  • Desperate Housewives: Bree and Orson

    Episode 12 - Where Do I Belong

    Susan is angry when her mum refuses to get tested to see if she could be a kidney donor, Gaby is obsessed with her biological daughter, and Lynette exacts revenge on Tom

  • Desperate Housewives: Frank, Stella and Lynette

    Episode 13 - I'm Still Here

    Lynette tries to talk her mum out of marriage, Susan befriends a grumpy dialysis patient, Bree runs into Keith's ex-girlfriend, and Carlos learns about Gaby's new obsession

  • Desperate Housewives: Bree

    Episode 14 - Flashback

    Lynette retaliates when her mother forces the Scavos to pose for a family portrait with her obnoxious new husband. Susan is offered a kidney donation from an unlikely source.

  • Desperate Housewives: Keith and Bree

    Episode 15 - Farewell Letter

    Lynette and Tom feel that it's time for twins Porter and Preston to move out and become responsible adults. Keith asks Bree to move to Florida with him.

  • Desperate Housewives: Lynette and Tom

    Episode 16 - Searching

    Susan's health is in peril, Gaby puts pressure on Juanita to outshine everyone at a talent show, and Lynette advises Renee on adoption

  • Desperate Housewives: Tom and Lynette

    Episode 17 - Everything's Different, Nothing's Changed

    Paul Young makes life difficult for Susan. Lynette is furious with Tom when he passes up a lucrative job offer so he can still work with Carlos.

  • Desperate Housewives: Lynette and Tom on a plane

    Episode 18 - Moments in the Woods

    Susan becomes reckless, Bree tries to stop the truth from coming out, Lynette and Renee go shopping to celebrate Tom's new job, and Felicia returns

  • Desperate Housewives: Renee Perry

    Episode 19 - The Lies Ill-Concealed

    Carlos forbids Gaby from being friends with Bree after he discovers the truth about his mother's death. Later, Felicia tries to regain Mrs McCluskey's trust.

  • Desperate Housewives: Tom and Renee

    Episode 20 - I'll Swallow Poison on Sunday

    Gaby, Celia and Juanita stay with Bree, but the girls' relaxed approach to Bree's home stresses her out. Tom hires Lynette and Renee to redecorate his office.

  • Desperate Housewives: Susan, Bree, Gaby and Renee

    Episode 21 - Then I Really Got Scared

    Paul suspects that Susan is responsible for his failing health. Lynette and Tom argue over their holiday plans. Gaby regrets letting Juanita watch a horror film.

  • Desperate Houseives: Bree with her new police officer boyfriend

    Episode 22 - And Lots of Security...

    Lynette and Tom's weekend away aggravates their marital problems, and Gabrielle fears that she is being stalked by a strange man

  • Desperate Housewives: Susan toasts her friends at a dinner party

    Episode 23 - Come on Over for Dinner

    A dinner party thrown for Susan to celebrate her move back onto Wisteria Lane leads to a shocking crime. And who is the mysterious man stalking Gaby?