Desperate Housewives: Season 3, Episode 4

Like It Was (15 Oct. 2006)

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Mike has woken up from his coma, but he has amnesia and has no recollection of the past two years or of who attempted to kill him. Unfortunately, the scheming Edie is there to fill in the ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)
Danielle Van De Kamp (as Joy Lauren)
Austin McCann (credit only)
Preston Scavo (credit only)


Mike has woken up from his coma, but he has amnesia and has no recollection of the past two years or of who attempted to kill him. Unfortunately, the scheming Edie is there to fill in the blanks by pretending they are romantically involved. Despite the fact that Andrew has returned home and Danielle is a rising science class student, Bree finds her family is anything but perfect after learning of the "dirty way" Andrew survived while living on the streets and finds out that Danielle and her science teacher are closer than she thought. Lynette is determined not to let Parker quit baseball because he made a commitment, even though he's terrible at it. Lynette also has a talk with Tom in she persuades him to follow his own path in hunting for a new job, as well as a new career path for himself. Carlos moves back into the house, much to Gabrielle's displeasure, which escalates their personal war. Susan is still in the country with Ian after having their first romantic night together, when... Written by Anonymous

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Parker Scavo: But mom, I suck! Everybody says so! That's why they made up a fake position for me!
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Mike Wakes Up From Coma
6 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like It Was starts when Mike has wakes up from coma.What is funny is that he has no memory whatsoever of what happened in his life for the past two years.Susan receives the news about him while he was with Ian,the guy whom she has been dating with.Too bad when they meet together,Mike is cold towards her much to Susan's disappointment despite being no longer in coma.Meanwhile,Lynette wants his son,Parker not to quit playing baseball despite the fact that he is not good at it.As for Bree,he is disgusted with the problems she is experiencing with her family particularly her children.Finally,Gabrielle's ex-hubby Carlos moves back to their home much to her chagrin and displeasure especially after getting less spousal support from him as he is selling all their belongings.This comedic episode provides a lot of fun and entertainment.All story lines will definitely make the viewer laugh a lot.After watching it,one would surely look forward to the next episode with a lot of anticipation.

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