Episode 1 – Remember Paul?
Felicia is found out. Paul gets released from prison moves back on the block. Lynette’s old friend comes for a visit. Susan needs extra money and takes a job from her land-lady. Carlos gets disturbing news from the hospital and Gabby hears an unpleasant story from Bree. Felicia plots revenge.
Episode 2 – You Must Meet My Wife
After Renee begins spending a lot of time with Tom, an angry Lynette feels she’s trying to sabotage their marriage; Bree fires Keith without warning when she suddenly finds herself falling for him; Susan is wracked with guilt about lying to Mike about her new, risqué side job; Gabrielle rushes to the hospital after learning that Bree accidentally hit Juanita with the car; and Paul introduces the women of Wisteria Lane to his new wife.
Episode 3 – Truly Content
Susan discovers that some of her best moves are being copied by a competitor; Gabrielle hires a private detective to look into an important matter, unbeknownst to Carlos; Lynette is stunned when Tom’s doctor prescribes a rather unorthodox remedy for his depression; and Renee invites a reluctant Bree to go clubbing with her to engage in some local man-hunting.
Episode 4 – The Thing That Counts Is What’s Inside
Susan is horrified when she discovers that she has become the face of the provocative internet company she’s been secretly working for and is now the cover model for their outdoor billboard ads; Gabrielle tells her coveted secret to the ladies; Renee finds out that Bree is a grandmother and uses it to her advantage in an attempt to steal Keith away and have him for herself; Lynette takes advantage of daughter Penny’s generous offer to help look after the baby; and Paul purchases the home he shared with Mary Alice, against wife Beth’s wishes.
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; Renee and Gabrielle are headed for a smack down after each of them reveals an intimate secret about the other to the wrong people; Bree finds herself exhausted by younger lover Keith’s sexual stamina; Lynette is angry with Tom after he asks his mother to become the baby’s nanny without talking it over with her first; and housewife Emma Graham puts on a cabaret show — with the aid of saxophonist Dave Koz
Episode 6 – Excited and Scared
As Halloween approaches, Susan is forced to reveal her secret, sexy internet side job to a shocked Mike; Juanita becomes suspicious of Gabrielle’s sudden interest in Grace; Lynette becomes concerned about Tom’s mother’s memory lapses; Bree learns a secret about Keith; and Paul is encouraged to take wife Beth out on a date in order to light a spark in their unromantic relationship.
Episode 7 – A Humiliating Business
Susan begrudgingly accepts Lynette’s offer to be baby Paige’s nanny; Bree is embarrassed to tell Keith that she’s beginning to go through menopause; Renee makes a tempting job proposition to Lynette; Gabrielle fears that Bob is trying to seduce Carlos after the two strike up a friendship; and Beth begins to question Paul’s motives on the lane.
Episode 8 – Sorry Grateful
Thanksgiving on Wisteria Lane finds Gabrielle and Carlos hosting Carmen, Hector and Grace to a bountiful feast. But the Solis’s discover some surprising news about the Sanchez’s that could threaten their time with Grace. Meanwhile, Bree invites Keith’s parents to partake in Thanksgiving at her house and learns some family secrets; Susan butts heads with Lynette over her sleep training techniques for baby Paige; Renee continues to remind Tom about their past; and Beth tries to uncover more about Paul’s past misdeeds.
Episode 9 – Pleasant Little Kingdom
Tom is deeply grieved that Lynette fails to defend his manliness while her friends flaunt their men’s virility, only to get embarrassingly explicit public ‘praise’ for his manhood after Susan gets an accidental peek of the couple making love. Keith presents Bree to his parents and plans to propose, a recipe for disaster. Paul shocks everyone by revealing he needs to buy only one more home to be able to start a center for ex-cons, which would plummet all real estate prices. Bob warns Gabrielle against illegal aspirations to keep Grace’s whole family in the country.
Episode 10 – Down the Block There’s a Riot
Bob and Lee, who fears to be blamed, sell out to Paul when they think Mitzi already sold him the casting vote in the street syndicate, only to find they just did. Despite Parker’s pertinent question where the ex-cons should go if not Wisteria Lane, Lynette calls in the cavalry: Brent Ferguson’s rough neighborhood activists, who come armed to her dismay. The mayor, who comes to decorate Paul, only ‘presides’ over mayhem in which the respectable residents misbehave almost as badly. Tom fears his past with Renée requires a drastic solution.
Episode 11 – Assassins
Susan’s life hangs in the balance after being trampled by the rioting mob on Wisteria Lane. The fate of Paul Young is revealed following the aftermath of the riot, but who shot him? Keith moves in with Bree but is shocked when Orson pays a surprise visit; Gaby finds it difficult to purge all traces of Grace from her life in order to repair her relationship with Juanita; and Renee wrestles with telling Lynette the truth about her past with Tom.
Episode 12 – Where Do I Belong?
While Susan continues to undergo dialysis, she is stunned when her flighty mother, Sophie, along with her Aunt Claire, pays a visit but won’t agree to get tested to see if she would be a potential kidney donor candidate. Meanwhile, not knowing where biological daughter Grace is causes Gaby to turn her feelings of loss into an obsession; Lynette exacts revenge on Tom after she learns about his past with Renee, and Bree tries to befriend a friendless Beth Young.
Episode 13 – I’m Still Here
While Tom is delighted with the prospect of inheriting from rich, ailing Frank Kaminsky, Lynette stubbornly sabotages her mother’s wedding to the ‘parasite’, only to discover another motive. Not Keith, but Bree meets his three years-cohabiting ex and worries. Lee and Bob are pleasantly surprised by Renee’s maternal side when she practically appoints herself their nursery decorator. Paul has to face his wife’s devious side, Carlos is tired of Gaby’s sickly obsession with a doll as substitute for Grace. Blabbermouth Susan strikes even during kidney dialysis.
Episode 14 – Flashback
The Scavos grudgingly bend to the rules of Lynette’s ma’s brand new millionaire husband Frank Kaminsky, but not for long: he dies during his first visit. His corpse must be hidden for a day until his testament is officially validated. Mike can’t watch Zach’s pitiful state and alerts initially uninterested father fellow Paul. Susan is delightfully surprised when forgotten school comrade Craig Lynwood offers to donate his kidney, but as the gay couple suspected he’s more of a soft stalker.
Episode 15 – Farewell Letter
Lynette and Tom feel that it’s time for twins Porter and Preston to move out on their own and learn how to become responsible adults. But the boys end up moving out to a pad that’s a little too close to home. Meanwhile, as part of Gaby’s therapy, she and Carlos pay a visit to her hometown to confront her past and discover that she has left a lasting impression on the town. Keith asks Bree to move to Florida with him to be closer to his son; Susan uses her kidney ailment to garner special treatment in public places
Episode 16 – Searching
Susan vows to get the most out of life when she learns that her dialysis isn’t working and that, unless she receives a kidney transplant soon, she will die. Meanwhile, jealous of Lee and Bob’s adopted daughter’s routine for an upcoming school talent show, Gaby pressures Juanita to come up with a number that will outshine everyone. Bree makes it her mission to find a kidney donor for Susan. Lynette puts a plan into action to discourage a clearly non-maternal Renee from adopting a baby and Beth Young struggles to figure out what to do with her life after Paul kicks her out.
Episode 17 – Everything’s Different, Nothing’s Changed
Glenn Morris makes Tom a splendid offer as financial manager, but he feels honor-bound to remain loyal to Carlos, so vicariously ambitious Lynette uses her bedroom charms and, that failing, the lure of a red Porsche. Unemployed Andrew is falling into alcoholism, which wrecks his guy relationship. Bree recognizes the drama and tries everything to get her unwilling, equally resourceful son into an AA program. Paul’s bitterness, complicate Beth’s dying wish that her liver should save Susan’s life.
Episode 18 – Moments in the Woods
Andrew’s next AA program item is confessing and making up, but Bree fears in the case of Carlos’s killed mother that would be even worse than the alcohol demon. She stops him a first time, but hears later with Gaby, who already knew, that the boys went on a hunting trip, so they race after them. Tom loves every minute of his new job, which leaves preciously little time for Lynette, whom Renee tries to teach the art of comfort shopping.
Episode 19 – The Lies Ill-Concealed
Gaby covertly meets Bree when Carlos forbids them from being friends after learning the truth about his mother’s death. Meanwhile, saved by the late Beth Young’s kidney donation, Susan begins to have some inappropriate dreams about Paul. Lynette is reluctant to be the “plus one” when she accompanies Tom to a weekend conference featuring the nation’s top executives. Felicia tries to regain Mrs. McCluskey’s trust in her campaign to bring down Paul Young.
Episode 20 – I’ll Swallow Poison on Sunday
Tom generously offers a $20,000 budget to redecorate his office to enthusiastic Renee and Lynette, who alas back-stabs her partner pretending she knows what Tom really wants better than he does. Carlos won’t take Gaby back as long as she consorts with Bree. Even drill expert Bree fails to discipline the brats, until Carols tells his daughters who really killed their grandma
Episode 21 – Then I Really Got Scared
Paul begins to suspect that Susan is responsible for his rapidly declining health; Lynette and Tom butt heads over where to go on their family vacation.
Episode 22 – And Lots of Security…
A progressive dinner party thrown for Susan to celebrate her move back onto the lane leads to a shocking murder. Meanwhile, Gaby is stunned to learn the identity of the mysterious man who has been stalking her. Lynette and Tom attempt to put the spark back into their marriage by spending a few days alone together at a romantic B&B. After being placed under arrest for allegedly poisoning Paul, Susan must convince the police that she was being framed for the deed by Felicia. Bree begins to suspect that her new boyfriend may be gay
Episode 23 – Come on Over for Dinner
After the disastrous weekend, Tom keeps his suitcase packed to spend time apart in a company flat. Bree can’t resists visiting cop lover Chuck Vance’s wife’s horribly tacky boutique with Renee, intending to speed up the divorce settlement by spending well, but betrays she’s his mistress, with the inverse effect. Renee ignores her ex Doug’s call assuming his latest floozy dumped him, but when the gay couple hears on sports channel he’ll remarry, she throws herself on the barman, a commercial actor.
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