Susan is sentenced to community service as a punishment for her accidental shooting Katherine after she presses charges against her. Later, thanks to the twisted Katherine's meddling, Susan... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gabrielle Solis (as Eva Longoria Parker)
Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)
Ana Solis (credit only)
Porter Scavo (as Charles Carver) (credit only)


Susan is sentenced to community service as a punishment for her accidental shooting Katherine after she presses charges against her. Later, thanks to the twisted Katherine's meddling, Susan discovers a connection between Mike and Katherine and begins questioning her marriage to Mike as a result. Despite Bree's efforts to hide the truth about her affair with Karl, Angie finds out, but becomes conflicted at what do do. Meanwhile, Gabrielle will stop at nothing to get Juanita into a Catholic school to continue her studies. Julie's coffee shop friend, Emily, is interested in Angie's husband, Nick whom tries to hide his past. Also, Lynette's pregnancy becomes impossible to hide... but she continues lying to Carlos knowing it will cost her job, and then Gabrielle finds out which leads to Carlos offering Lynette a promotion to move to Florida after she tries to prevent a co-worker from going. Written by matt-282

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15 November 2009 (USA)  »

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Mike Delfino: [to Susan when he comes home to discover that she wants to have sex with him for the 4th time that day] Oh, God... Susan, I can't. I got nothin' left! I hit my hand with a wrench today, and when I cried, only dust came out!
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Lots Of Character Development Happen
10 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Coffee Cup has both Susan and Katherine being sentenced to a community service when both committed a violation of picking trash.This led them to another awkward moment after they both exchanged stories about their sex life particular when they were with Mike.Katherine brags about having an active one while Susan gets bothered with her current on considering that it does not compare at all with Mike's ex.

Meanwhile,Gabrielle prepared her daughter Julie getting into a Catholic school with the help of her husband.As for Lynette,she gets dismayed with her pregnancy when Carlos sends one of her trainees instead of her to Florida since it covers her impending maternity leave.Also,Angie Bolen refuses to talk with Julie knowing that her son is remains a suspect into strangling her.Finally,Orson gets suspicious that Bree is involved with another man. Isn't she?LOL

So far,there is a lot of character development going on with the people at Wisteria Lane.Nothing really spectacular or big is really happening but I like how this episode provides us glimpses of what are things to happen later in the season and how the characters would turn out to be.

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