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A Spark. To Pierce the Dark. 

Bree considers selling her business to save her marriage; Lynette is threatened by Lucy; Gabrielle and Carlos cross boundaries; Karl enrols his son in Susan's class; Edie finally learns ... See full summary »



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Gabrielle Solis (as Eva Longoria Parker)
Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)
Preston Scavo (credit only)


Bree considers selling her business to save her marriage; Lynette is threatened by Lucy; Gabrielle and Carlos cross boundaries; Karl enrols his son in Susan's class; Edie finally learns about Dave's connection to Mike. Written by matt-282

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22 March 2009 (USA)  »

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Karl Mayer: You called me down here for this? It's a kid playing with a soccer ball.
Susan Mayer: It's a head and he's stabbing someone with a sword.
Karl Mayer: Well maybe it was in self defence!
Principal Hobson: Mr Mayer, generally when kids exhibit this type of behaviour, there's a problem
[phone rings]
Principal Hobson: excuse me.
[looks at phone]
Principal Hobson: I have to take this, sorry.
[walks out of the room talking on the phone]
Karl Mayer: Thanks for ratting out my kid on his first day!
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Decisions That Women At Wisteria Lane Needs To Make
13 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"A Spark. To Pierce the Dark" has many interesting events that will both shock the viewers as the women at Wisteria Lane are confronted with decisions that needs to be addressed immediately or everything else is going to fall apart.

It starts with Bree when she realized that she is somehow responsible for Orson's kleptomania that she almost decided to sell her business.But apparently,Andrew talked to her out of it that she finally came into her senses that it certainly won't be the best way to make her husband happy again.It was just good to know that Bree finally learned that Orson is just trying to blame her for his misdeeds in life.

As for Lynette,she makes a decision to please her new boss,Lucy by working through the nights after the new work policy was implemented.Apparently,Lynette's employer have an important account that they are working on.

As for Susan,she unexpectedly gets in touch with her first husband Karl,whose son just enrolled in the school that she is working for.She tries to help his son Van but apparently Karl took it the wrong way.This only led to a sad reunion for both of them and the restoration of a somewhat friendly relationship went for naught.

As for Gabrielle,she is concerned that her sex life isn't within her liking and it is going downhill.Her husband Carlos is working hard and does not have enough time in bed with her.Meanwhile,she gets to have a conversation with Tom,whose wife Lynette is also working a lot harder these days.LOL I find it funny where this development could lead to in the episodes to come.

Finally,Dave has some plans when Mike and Katherine goes to a camping trip and Edie gets to know of it.She also realizes that there will be deadly consequences that could truly be disastrous.Dave intends to kill both Mike and Katherine but what does Edie do about to prevent it.Too bad that I have mixed emotions concerning about this development considering that Nicollete Sheridan is going to leave the show soon.I felt somewhat concerned on how they are going to end the Edie character.

I am looking forward with joy and anticipation in the next episode.

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