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Air Date: October 3rd, 2004

Network: ABC

Series Summary
Mary Alice comments on her Wisteria Lane neighbors from the afterlife.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Drama

Episodes

  • Season 8 - Episode 22 : Give Me the Blame May 13, 2012

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    Trip pleads with Bree to tell him about the night of Alejandro's murder; Susan tries to keep the sale of her house private until she can tell her friends; Katherine Mayfair returns with a job opportunity for Lynette.

  • Season 8 - Episode 21 : The People Will Hear May 6, 2012

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    Bree starts to develop feelings for her attorney (Scott Bakula); Lynette tries to keep Tom from being transferred to India; Gaby's nonchalant attitude about Bree's trial shocks the ladies.

  • Season 8 - Episode 20 : Lost My Power Apr 29, 2012

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    Susan tries to build a car for M.J.'s soapbox derby; Bree's attorney, Trip (Scott Bakula), asks her to come clean about her past exploits; Lynette tries to cause trouble between Tom and his girlfriend; Renee learns that Ben has a secret.

  • Season 8 - Episode 19 : With So Little to Be Sure Of Apr 1, 2012

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    Susan learns that Mike had been keeping a secret; Bree becomes the prime suspect in the murder of Gaby's stepfather; Gaby discovers a way to earn a higher commission at work; Tom's girlfriend works to make sure his divorce goes through.

  • Season 8 - Episode 18 : Any Moment Mar 25, 2012

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    Julie questions Susan's parenting skills; Gaby tries to land a well-paying job to maintain her lavish lifestyle; Andrew makes an announcement that makes Bree suspicious; Lynette tries to win Tom back; Ben proposes to Renee.

ratings & reviews

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  • This season, the Housewives aren't desperate: They're avidly ambitious, like the series itself. Show More

  • The show seems more oriented to female viewers than ever. [24 Sep 2006] Show More

  • Yet while the first episode basically does the heavy lifting setup-wise, the second is a knockout -- with great scenes involving Lynette's well-intentioned but intrusive parenting style, Gabrielle's social climbing and Bree's work/home juggling act. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Winner Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Winner Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Winner Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Winner Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Outstanding Comedy Series
Winner Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series