Periodic flashbacks to the past five years explain some of the missing pieces that were left unanswered. Driven by his hidden and twisted agenda, Dave convinces Susan to throw Mrs. Karen McCluskey a surprise party for her 70th birthday. As everyone gets ready for the party, Jackson wants to take his relationship with Susan to the next level by moving in together. Susan flashes back to how she forced Mike to end their marriage, and how Jackson came into her life and who was turned on by her neurotic and unpredictable behavior. Gabrielle is concerned she might be pregnant, again. Gabby flashes back to how she became pregnant, twice, and only Carlos was happy about it. Tom tells Lynette he's sold the pizzeria as part of his plan to relive his youth by planning a cross-country road trip. Lynette flashes back to how an accident with Tom made him decide to live life as fully and recklessly as he could. Bree continues to have problems with unemployed Orson who wants to work for her catering ... Written by
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You planned this whole thing. The party... breaking into my house... my reaction. You're trying to get rid of me.
Yes... and I'm sorry it had to be you.
'Cause I know you're up to something. Something awful.
You don't know what "awful" is. Well... you take care of yourself Karen. I mean that.