Desperate Housewives: Season 4, Episode 16

The Gun Song (18 May 2008)

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Susan finally gives birth to her new baby, and all of her friends on Wisteria Lane welcome the new addition to Susan and Mike's family. But Susan and Mike both begin to squabble about what ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gabrielle Solis (as Eva Longoria Parker)
Edie Britt (credit only)
Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)
Julie Mayer (credit only)
Andrew Van De Kamp (credit only)


Susan finally gives birth to her new baby, and all of her friends on Wisteria Lane welcome the new addition to Susan and Mike's family. But Susan and Mike both begin to squabble about what to name their newborn son when Mike insists on naming him 'Maynerd' after his late grandfather, and Susan wants to name him 'Connor'. Meanwhile, Bree and Katherine do some self-defense shooting as the increasingly erratic Wayne escalated his stalking of her when he begins to suspect that Dylan is not their biological daughter. Gabrielle forms a strong bond with Ellie, who becomes suspicious that they know about her drug selling operation and that she may turn her into the police. Tom and Lee ask Katherine and Bree to cater to their 'commitment ceremony' for the upcoming weekend. Elsewhere, Orson continues hounding Bree, who regrets flirting with Reverend Green to keep Orson away. The evil Kayla pushes her plan to destroy the Scavo family into full force when she fabricates a story that Lynette is ... Written by Anonymous

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Parker Scavo: Since when do you make waffles?
Lynette: Well Kayla loves waffles, and since she and I have been having some problems lately, I'm doing something nice for her.
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Lynette Gets Arrested For Child Abuse
22 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Gun Song is the penultimate episode of the fourth season.It provides us interesting story lines.

First,we witness Susan and Mike determine what name to give their son.When Mike learns that his grandfather died,he suggest naming him after him.But she started to have second thoughts when she realized that his name happens to be Maynard.As for Bree,she is being harassed by Orson and a minister.Meanwhile,Lynette is arrested for child abuse after she was being set up by her stepdaughter Kayla,who is determined to break up the family.As for Gabrielle,she pretends to have an affair in the eyes of her tenant,Ellie to hide the fact that she is setting her up for being a drug dealer.

The episode provides lots of drama although the viewer will definitely find the name dilemma that both Susan and Mike funny as well as the situation that Bree is into.We definitely feel sorry for Lynette when she got arrested after she is being set up by her evil stepdaughter.It was definitely very emotional especially in terms of how someone's sense of amorality lead them into actions beyond someone's comprehension.We can only wait and see how everything will turn out in the end.

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