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Detective Copeland (Character)
from "Desperate Housewives" (2004)

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"Desperate Housewives: Every Day a Little Death (#1.12)" (2005)
Felicia Tilman: [referring to the neighbors gathered outside after learning that her sister's body had been found] Look at them all - vultures, pretending to care when all they really want are the sordid details.
Detective Copeland: I don't know. I think they just want to show their support.
Felicia Tilman: Please. Human beings *feed* on misery. Well, we might as well give the people what they want
[grins, then proceeds to address the crowd]
Felicia Tilman: Hello. I want to thank you all for coming out here and expressing your genuine sorrow and disbelief. My sister Martha would have been so touched. I know that many of you have questions. I've just spoken with the police who are still putting together the details of what happened. What they do know is... Martha died a violent death. Yes I know. It's hard to hear. Apparently, there was a struggle. They found scratching and bruising on her body, several broken bones, and traces of dirt in her lungs... which leads us to believe that she was still alive at the time of her burial and probably in great pain. But the good news is
[smiles]
Felicia Tilman: there are no signs that she had been molested. Now, I think it's time that you return to your homes... to your loved ones.
[heads back indoors, then suddenly turns around]
Felicia Tilman: Oh! In lieu of a memorial service, I'll be holding an estate sale day after tomorrow. Please,
[huge grin]
Felicia Tilman: no personal checks.