After Edie suddenly dies in a car accident, she narrates her story from beyond the grave when Susan, Bree, Gabrielle, Lynette, and Karen McCluskey travel out of town to visit Edie's estranged teenage son, Travers, at his boarding school to deliver her ashes to him. During the long car drive, each of the five women think back to their most significant time in Edie's life. Susan recalls how she first met the superficial and man-lusting Edie and how she taught the klutzy Susan how to deal with her place in the world. Lynette recalls how Edie took her to a rough biker bar while she was ill with cancer and encouraged her to push on. Bree recalls how Edie encouraged her to visit Orson in prison for his crimes. Gabby recalls how she inadvertently challenged Edie's superiority complex during a night on the town in carousing for men. Finally, Mrs. McCluskey recalls how Edie confided in her about how she gave away her son to protect him from her own self-destructive lifestyle; she planned to ... Written by
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When the wives are driving to deliver Edie's ashes and their tire blows out, Susan asks if anybody knows how to change a tire. But in season 1x12, "Every Day A Little Death," Susan changed Edie's tire for her (ironically on her way to spread Martha Huber's ashes) so she would have known how. See more
As I looked down on the world, I began to let go of it. I let go of white picket fences, and cars in driveways, coffee cups and vacuum cleaners. I let go of all those things that seemed so ordinary, but when you put them together they make up a life, a life that really was one-of-a-kind. I'll tell you something, it's not hard to die when you know you have lived. And I did. Oh, how I lived!
I Know What Boys Like
Lyrics by Chris Butler
Performed by Shampoo See more