When Lynette's father-in-law, Rodney Scavo, pays visits Tom's family, she unwittingly learns a family secret: he's been consistently cheating on his wife, and Tom has known about it. Susan is disturbed by Julie's growing romance with Zach and decides to chaperon the Spring Dance at Julie and Zach's school to keep an eye on them, Paul does the same to keep an eye on Susan when she suspects that she may know their family secret. Rex attempts to reconcile with Bree as she tries to play hard-to-get, while the pharmacist, George, maliciously plots his own agenda. Gabrielle is shocked when John's parents, Bob and Helen, demand her help in convincing John to move back home and go to college as he officially turned 18, and no longer wants to live at home hoping to pursue a relationship with Gabrielle as her new provider with a gardening business. Written by
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plays Tom's father Rodney Scavo. They refer to his wife (Tom's mother) as Allison. Ryan O'Neal got his first big break as Rodney on the TV show Peyton Place
(1964) and his girlfriend on the show was Allison. See more
When Susan eavesdrops on Julie's and Zach's conversation through the phone extension, she is almost caught when Zach hears Susan's teakettle whistling. With Susan tightly covering the phone's mouthpiece, Zach could not have been able to hear the kettle, since audio only travels out of the earpiece speaker, not into it. See more
Mary Alice Young
There is a look that parents of well-behaved children give to the parents of the not-so-well-behaved. It's a look that says, "You should learn to control your kids. After all, they're your responsibility."
[Susan gives Lynette that look
Mary Alice Young
Of course, it was easy for Susan to feel smug with a daughter like Julie. She always brought home straight A's. She was helpful around the house. She was bright, affectionate and considerate of others. To her mother's way of thinking, Julie was the ...
References Peyton Place
Dust In The Wind
Written by Kerry Livgren
Performed by Kansas See more