Desperate Housewives

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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.

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    Episode 1 - Remember Paul?

    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.

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    Episode 2 - You Must Meet My Wife

    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.

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    Episode 3 - Truly Content

    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.

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

    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.

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    Episode 5 - Let Me Entertain You

    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.

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    Episode 6 - Excited and Scared

    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.

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    Episode 7 - A Humiliating Business

    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.

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    Episode 8 - Sorry Grateful

    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.

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    Episode 9 - Pleasant Little Kingdom

    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.

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    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.

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    Episode 11 - Assassins

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

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    Episode 12 - Where Do I Belong

    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.

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    Episode 13 - I'm Still Here

    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.

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    Episode 14 - Flashback

    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.

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    Episode 15 - Farewell Letter

    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.

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    Episode 16 - Searching

    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.

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

    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.

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    Episode 18 - Moments in the Woods

    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.

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    Episode 19 - The Lies Ill-Concealed

    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.

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    Episode 20 - I'll Swallow Poison on Sunday

    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.

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    Episode 21 - Then I Really Got Scared

    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.

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    Episode 22 - And Lots of Security...

    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.

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    Episode 23 - Come on Over for Dinner

    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?

Desperate Housewives synopsis

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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