Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)
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Several residents are faced with deadly threats; Adam is held captive by Wayne; Katherine's secret past is finally revealed, after she and Bree are held hostage.


David Grossman


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Teri Hatcher ... Susan Delfino
Felicity Huffman ... Lynette Scavo
Marcia Cross ... Bree Hodge
Eva Longoria ... Gabrielle Solis (as Eva Longoria Parker)
Nicollette Sheridan ... Edie Britt (credit only)
Ricardo Chavira ... Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)
Andrea Bowen ... Julie Mayer
Doug Savant ... Tom Scavo
Kyle MacLachlan ... Orson Hodge
Dana Delany ... Katherine Mayfair
Brenda Strong ... Mary Alice Young
James Denton ... Mike Delfino
Shawn Pyfrom ... Andrew Van De Kamp
Lyndsy Fonseca ... Dylan Mayfair
Joy Jorgensen ... Danielle Van de Kamp (as Joy Lauren) (credit only)


In the season final, several residents of Wisteria Lane are faced with deadly threats; Adam is held captive by the deranged Wayne who physically tortures him for information as to Dylan's origins... and what happened to the real Dylan Davis. Ellie, now a fugitive, contacts Gabrielle to help her retrieve a teddy bear from their house. Tom and Lee finally have their commitment ceremony in the form of a block party on Wisteria Lane. Lynette is forced to cater to the party while Tom refuses to help out because of the Kayla case. Meanwhile, Susan realizes she will soon lose someone she loves when Julie is accepted into Princeston University early and will be leaving town soon. Also, Katherine Mayfair's secret about her past and of what happened to Dylan is finally revealed after Wayne takes her and Bree hostage in her house. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

18 May 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Felicity Huffman (Lynette Scavo) & Justine Bateman (Ellie Leonard) also worked together on Out of Order (2003) as Lorna Colm & Annie respectively. See more »


Mary Alice: [as Bree, Gaby, Lynette and Susan are playing poker. Mary Alice says in voice over] There is a ritual that my friends have observed for years. Once a week they meet to play a game of cards and talk about their lives. Of course, there's another aspect to this gatherings that has nothing to do with gossip or poker. Every seven days, my friends are reminded of a basic human truth... There is nothing more important than friendships that endure, especially in a world that insists on changing.
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References Mommie Dearest (1981) See more »


Desperate Housewives Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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What the heck? "five years later" are u kidding me?
26 May 2008 | by louise-oqvistSee all my reviews

First of all, I love DH, I have seen every episode of every season. But whats the deal with the "five years later" thing? I really enjoyed the episode until the ending, it was really exiting to watch as always. But was this the last episode ever? at least it seemed that way.

This thing with Susan leaving mike? and the new guy looked like Adam the British guy she dated before she got back with mike, was it him? And Gabriel, thats just bad, shes known as the cool, selfish and beautiful woman, not a mom to two ugly kids, thats just not how i pictured it! The thing with Lynette, Katherine and Bree is not surprising though. Thats okay, but still I am a bit disappointed. Hope DH continues in the fall and that we get a big explanation.

Just felt I had to write something, got a bit surprised. Over N out

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