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Season 8

25 Sep. 2011
Secrets That I Never Want to Know
Tom and Lynette pretend still to be harmonious spouses for the kids' sake, but after she enjoyed comfort sex and tells him coldly that changes nothing he come clean. Carlos needs to relive his conscience, but the trusted confessor Dugan is being replaced with novice Benson, whom he can't confide in. Mike thinks there's marital trouble as Susan avoids all contact with her friends, even the annual barbecue, after the pact of silence over Gaby's stepfather's corpse burial in the woods. Bree is confident she can use her affair with detective Chuck Vance as a warning ...
 
2 Oct. 2011
Making the Connection
Tom no longer has to fall for Lynette's dirty trick to make him play 'bad cop' and she refuses to, so Parker gets to attend a dubious, unsupervised party and they rival to rescue him. Gaby soon loses the illusion that Carlos's sexless gloom can be broken by the usual seduction or even 'professional help' of any kind. Bree's recent secretiveness renders lover Chuck curious. Guilt-crushed Susan keeps volunteering herself for full punishment for the smallest faults, as penance for murder. Ben Faulkner cleverly sees through Renee's cheap ploy to pretend sharing an ...
 
9 Oct. 2011
Watch While I Revise the World
Restlessly jogging at night, haunted by their conscience over Gaby's stepfather's murder, Carlos and Susan start really talking, which they never did before. When Mike finds out and fears for an affair, Susan ends up confiding in him. Bree's secrecy with detective Chuck Vance not only costs her a fine boyfriend, but makes him into a dangerous adversary, out for revenge. Lee has no choice but turn to Renée as unlikely mother figure for his adoptive daughter and fears he's losing her to basically the first female, but is reassured girls are fickle, the gay couple's ...
 
16 Oct. 2011
School of Hard Knocks
Tom is taking life in hand again, but spying on him trough a tablet given to Penny and Renee's biased bad influence soon convince Lynette that he has an affair, supposedly with a foxy aerobics instructor Andre Zeller. Bree has a hard tome controlling her 'I told you so' when Danielle moves back home with her son Benjamin after six months ill-considered marriage. The real confrontation comes when Bree discovers the starting capital she pt up for 'fitness equipment' is for a 'love swing'. Only stubborn Gaby bluntly keeps taking on the tyrannical PTAZ president over ...
 
23 Oct. 2011
The Art of Making Art
Susan is mortified but tries her best to comply when her art teacher, Andre Zeller, asks the students to show up to class in the nude in order to help them create from a point of honesty; Bree serves up some delicious, homemade soup for the homeless at the local shelter, but ends up enticing the local hipsters and pushing out those in need; Gaby finds herself without a staff to help set up a school event when her lackadaisical approach to her new job as president of the PTA insults the parent volunteers; Renee helps a reluctant Lynette get back into the dating pool by...
 
30 Oct. 2011
Witch's Lament
Bree enjoys helping Ben prepare for his social real estate development building project, until she discovers it's on the very spot where the gang buried Gaby's stepfather. The bulldozers are ordered for the next day, so the trio must dig Alejandro up on Halloween night. Painting teacher intended to use 'TA' Susan as free babysitter when he has custody of utterly neglected pre-teen son Jasper, but she won't stand by shameless parental failure. Lynette's dirty tricks to rival pointlessly with Tom's classy girlfriend over a Halloween costume for Penny backfire.
 
6 Nov. 2011
Always in Control
Bree is stunned when she learns who dug up the body of Gaby's stepfather; jealousy rears its ugly head when Lynette begins to spread untruths to daughter Penny about Tom's new girlfriend; Gaby and Carlos must convince Lee and Bob that Juanita and Celia aren't the bad seeds that they used to be when they want to name them in their will as guardians; and Susan desperately searches her inner self to find what inspires her in order to better her art and impress her hard-to-please art teacher, Andre.
 
13 Nov. 2011
Suspicion Song
Detective Chuck Vance begins harassing Bree as his suspicions about her involvement in the disappearance of Alejandro grow; after using the murder of Gaby's stepfather as inspiration for her art school projects, Susan must find a way to graciously decline art school teacher Andre's invitation to display and sell her paintings at a gallery showing; when Carlos's drinking gets in the way of his ability to work, Gaby goes to the office in an effort to save his business from losing a multi-million dollar account; and on the occasion of their 22-year anniversary, Lynette ...
 
4 Dec. 2011
Putting It Together
Gaby, Susan and Lynette begin to panic when Chuck calls them in individually for questioning about the disappearance - and possible murder - of Alejandro. And Bree's life begins to spiral into despair when her friends abandon her after they blame her for scorning Chuck and causing him to take out his revenge on them. Meanwhile, Lynette asks a favor of Tom that could ruin his relationship with Jane, and Susan is made a once-in-a-lifetime proposition to become a real artist.
 
8 Jan. 2012
What's to Discuss, Old Friend
With a gun at her side, Bree prepares to end it all now that her friends have abandoned her and her life continues to spiral further into despair; Gaby begins to suspect that Carlos may have had something to do with Detective Chuck Vance's murder; Susan makes up her mind to go to New York to become a true artist - with or without Mike; and an angry Tom cancels his plans to go to Paris with his girlfriend when Lynette confesses that she's an accomplice to murder and may soon be arrested.
 
15 Jan. 2012
Who Can Say What's True?
With Carlos still in rehab, Gaby asks for Lynette's help in wooing a high-stakes company to sign with her husband's firm; Renee talks Bree into getting out of the house and having some fun at a pickup bar; in an attempt to ease her guilt, Susan pays a covert visit to Alejandro's family to see how they've been holding up since he went missing; and Mike discovers some inconsistencies with Ben's real estate project.
 
22 Jan. 2012
What's the Good of Being Good
Bree's life continues to spiral as her alcohol consumption rises -- as does her lust for men; Lynette goes out on her first date since separating with Tom -- with Renee's hairdresser; Alejandro's current wife suspects foul play is afoot and has a confrontation with Susan; Gaby discovers that Alejandro's step-daughter was also abused by this wretched man; and Ben has special plans in store for Renee.
 
12 Feb. 2012
Is This What You Call Love?
Susan is in for a shock when daughter Julie pays a visit and shows up six months pregnant; Bree's alcohol consumption and lust for men continues to dominate and ruin her life; Lynette's first sexual encounter since separating from Tom doesn't quite end in fireworks; and Gaby's attempt to sooth Juanita when she doesn't receive a Valentine's Day card from a boy she has a crush on backfires.
 
19 Feb. 2012
Get Out of My Life
Susan discovers the identity of the father of Julie's baby; Orson makes it his duty to nurse Bree back to health; when Mrs. McCluskey throws Roy out of the house, Gaby takes him in and is reluctant to help get them back together when he proves to be an invaluable disciplinarian to her kids; after getting used to her alone time, Lynette is furious when Porter and Preston are evicted from their apartment and try to move back home; and Mike informs Renee of Ben's dire circumstances with a loan shark.
 
4 Mar. 2012
She Needs Me
Susan tells Porter that she'll set up a nursery and watch over his and Julie's baby after Lynette firmly tells her son that she will not help raise her future granddaughter; Orson convinces Bree to go away with him to the Maine countryside - perhaps never returning to Wisteria Lane; Karen pleads with Gaby not to tell Roy about her condition; and good deeds never go unpunished when, after paying off Ben's loan shark, the thug sets his eyes on destroying Renee's life.
 
11 Mar. 2012
You Take for Granted
Susan convinces Mike to go to the police when she discovers that Ben's loanshark is out to get him; Gaby is justifiably concerned when Carlos exhibits some strange behavior on his first day back to work; Tom's girlfriend, Jane, drops a bombshell on Lynette during Penny's birthday party; and Mrs. McCluskey, who is suffering from terminal cancer, asks Bree to help put an end to her life.
 
18 Mar. 2012
Women and Death
On the day of the funeral of a beloved Wisteria Lane resident, each of the ladies thinks back on how this person had affected their lives. Meanwhile, believing that the investigation died with Chuck Vance, Bree is stunned when she is called in for questioning about the murder of Gaby's stepfather, Alejandro.
 
25 Mar. 2012
Any Moment
Julie questions Susan's parenting skills.
 
1 Apr. 2012
With So Little to Be Sure Of
Susan learns Mike had been keeping a secret.
 
29 Apr. 2012
Lost My Power
Susas tries to build a car for M.J.'s soapbox derby.
 
6 May 2012
The People Will Hear
Bree starts to develop feelings for her attorney (Scott Bakula.)
 
13 May 2012
Give Me the Blame
Trip pleads with Bree to tell him about the night of Alejandro's murder.
 
13 May 2012
Finishing the Hat
Katherine Mayfair returns with a job opportunity for Lynette.
 

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