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Season 8

25 Sep. 2011
Secrets That I Never Want to Know
Tom and Lynette still pretend to be spouses for the kids; Susan avoids all contact with the ladies; Bree is confident she can use Detective Chuck as a warning system.
 
2 Oct. 2011
Making the Connection
Bree pays a visit to Paul Young; Guilt-crushed Susan keeps volunteering herself for full punishment for the smallest faults; Ben cleverly sees through Renee's cheap ploy.
 
9 Oct. 2011
Watch While I Revise the World
Carlos and Susan start talking, which they never did before, making Mike think they're having an affair; Lee turns Renée into an unlikely mother figure for Jenny; Lynette grows suspicious of Lydia and her fiancée.
 
16 Oct. 2011
School of Hard Knocks
Lynette begins spying on Tom; Danielle moves back home with her son; Gabrielle tries to affect change at a PTA meeting; Susan battles with her art teacher.
 
23 Oct. 2011
The Art of Making Art
Susan is mortified when the students are asked to show up in art class nude; Lynette struggles with dating again; Carlos finds himself hitting rock bottom.
 
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 to learn who dug up Alejandro; Lynette spreads untruths about Jane to Penny; Gabrielle and Carlos must convince Lee and Bob that Juanita and Celia aren't the bad seeds that they used to be; Susan desperately searches her inner self.
 
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 are questioned; Bree's life begins to spiral into despair; Lynette's favor could ruin Tom's relationship with Jane.
 
8 Jan. 2012
What's to Discuss, Old Friend
Bree prepares to end it all; Gabrielle begins to suspect Carlos of murder; Lynette confesses a dark secret to Tom.
 
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 Julie's baby's father; Orson makes it his duty to nurse Bree back to health; 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; Bree is called in for questioning about Alejandro's murder.
 
25 Mar. 2012
Any Moment
Julie questions Susan's parenting skills; Bree's unsure of Andrew's marriage; Lynette plans to win Tom back; Gabrielle tries to teach her family a lesson.
 
1 Apr. 2012
With So Little to Be Sure Of
Susan learns Mike had been keeping a secret; Bree needs a lawyer to get her murder charges cleared; Carlos is concerned with Gabrielle's job.
 
29 Apr. 2012
Lost My Power
Susan tries to build a car for M.J.'s soapbox derby; Trip learns of Bree's past history, and must come clean; Renee discovers Ben is keeping a secret.
 
6 May 2012
The People Will Hear
Bree starts to develop feelings for Trip; Susan becomes concerned when Julie doubts Porter's commitment; The ladies are shocked with Gabrielle's nonchalant attitude.
 
13 May 2012
Give Me the Blame
Bree's trial finally comes to an end with a surprise confession; Tom takes steps to finalize his divorce.
 
13 May 2012
Finishing the Hat
Everything that begins must eventually end, as the beginnings and endings walk us both forwards and backwards, taking our final stroll down Wistera Lane.
 

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