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2004

3 Oct. 2004
Pilot
In the pilot we meet all of the characters, at Mary Alice young's funeral. Lynette's sons get in trouble by jumping into the pool, Susan tries to make something to bring to the funeral, but burns her macaroni and cheese.
 
10 Oct. 2004
Ah, But Underneath
The ladies find an anonymous letter in Mary Alice's belongings which suggest that Mary Alice was hiding some terrible secret. Susan and Edie continue to fight for Mike's affections. But Mike's dog pays the price when Edie crashes his dinner date with Susan. Meanwhile, Gabrielle realizes that her lawn boy, John, is taking their fling to heart, and that Carlos may actually be catching on. Bree goads Rex into couples therapy, where the neurotic doctor may be the one who needs the most help. Lynette resorts to drastic measures to keep her kids in line, but it blows up in ...
 
17 Oct. 2004
Pretty Little Picture
The four ladies decides to organize the dinner the late Mary Alice was organizing. Gabrielle is blackmailed by a 9 year old girl, Bree tries to hide his broken marriage and Karl returns to Wisteria Lane to discuss terms with Susan.
 
24 Oct. 2004
Who's That Woman?
Cash-strapped Mrs. Huber figures out that Susan had something to do with Edie's house fire and tries to blackmail her, in which Susan is forced to recruit her daughter Julie to find Mrs. Huber's incriminating evidence. Carlos becomes suspicious that Gabrielle is seeing another man, but targets the wrong suspect: the cable guy instead of gardener John. Lynette balks when the twins' teacher insists the boys have A.D.D. but tries to salvage the matter by separating the boys. Bree struggles with her rebellious son Andrew after Rex moves out. Both Susan and Edie continue ...
 
31 Oct. 2004
Come in, Stranger
A break-in on Wisteria Lane leaves the neighbors feeling vulnerable, especially Susan, who reluctantly accepts a date with persistent police officer Rick Thompson, after Mike Delfino appears indifferent to her. Unknown to everyone, Mike Delfino is revealed to be the burglar as he accidentally left a screwdriver behind. After Rex takes the kids away for the weekend, a lonely Bree finds herself bonding with Mary Alice's troubled son, Zach. Meanwhile, Lynette and Tom pull out all the stops to get their uncontrollable twins, Porter and Preston, accepted at a prestigious ...
 
7 Nov. 2004
Running to Stand Still
Lynette locks horns at the twins' school with officious mom Maisy Gibbons, who is trying to produce a "politically correct" play about "Little Red Riding Hood." Susan continues to investigate the mystery of Zach's sudden disappearance. When Susan finds out that Paul put Zach in a mental institution, she and Julie go to investigate till Zach lets out a long-suppressed family secreting involving the name 'Dana'. Juanita Solis comes closer to discovering Gabrielle's dirty little secret affair with gardener John but Gabrielle learns and takes advantage of Juanita's ...
 
21 Nov. 2004
Anything You Can Do
Susan is miffed when Mike gets an unexpected (and very sexy) house guest, named Kendra, which forces him to postpone their first official "date." However, unknown to Susan, Kendra has been sent by her father who has hired Mike to search for her long-missing sister. Susan and Edie decide to follow Mike and Kendra on their night out together and they end up at a Country-Western bar. Lynette becomes steadily more dependent on the twins' A.D.D. medication. Later, Tom is not happy when Lynette tries to take over his concept of new "Spotless Scrubs" to his clients. ...
 
28 Nov. 2004
Guilty
After their son Andrew accidentally ran over Carlos' mother Juanita Solis, Bree and Rex help Andrew cover the incident up by disposing of the car and the evidence, yet guilt-addicted Bree rebukes Andrew for showing no remorse. Susan grows suspicious of Mike Delfino's real reason for moving to the street when she discovers a load of cash and a gun hidden in his kitchen drawer, but ends up stuck in his bathroom floor. Lynette reaches the breaking point in her addiction to the twins' A.D.D. medication as she tries other measures like acupuncture to release her stress; ...
 
12 Dec. 2004
Suspicious Minds
Looking to give her life a purpose, Gabrielle decides to organize a glamorous Halston fashion show for charity highlighting the ladies of Wisteria Lane. But Susan is less than charitable when she discovers Gabrielle's adulterous secret. With Carlos' mother now out of the picture, Gabrielle and John consider getting back together. But John's mother, Helen, thinks that her son is sleeping with Susan and not with Gabrielle. Before Carlos can find out about all of this, he is arrested. Bree and Rex are now at odds with each other on how to punish Andrew for putting Mrs. ...
 
19 Dec. 2004
Come Back to Me
Uber-mom and control freak Maisy Gibbons returns, and her secret life of being a call-girl intersects with Bree's when she finds out that Rex is cheating on her after he has a heart attack, and Bree unleashes her inner "woman scorned". Meanwhile, Gabrielle's financial predicament worsens as she gets a taste of her own medicine, courtesy of Carlos's jail house confession. Susan plans to take her relationship with Mike to the next level, and Lynette, suspicious (and a little jealous) of her new nanny Claire, decides to secretly videotape her of her interaction with the ...
 

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