On a sunny day in the loveliest of suburbs, in a town called Fairview, housewife Mary Alice Young killed herself. Now she takes us into the lives of her family and neighbors. Her girlfriends are Susan, a known klutz who recently remarried the love of her life, Lynette who struggles with her family and career, Bree the owner of a catering business and the ex-model turned housewife Gabrielle...
Last Episode08x23 Finishing the Hat (2) Aired: May. 13, 2012
Susan tries to keep the sale of her house private until she can tell her friends; Katherine Mayfair returns with a job opportunity for Lynette. …
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- Season 1 episodes that have Stephen Sondheim song titles or lyric references as their show titles (Except where denoted): - 1.2: Pilot (No Sondheim Reference) - 1.2: Ah, But Underneath (Song…
[show]Season 1 episodes that have Stephen Sondheim song titles or lyric references as their show titles (Except where denoted): - 1.2: Pilot (No Sondheim Reference) - 1.2: Ah, But Underneath (Song title from the London production of Follies) - 1.3: Pretty Little Picture (Song title from A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum) - 1.4: Who's That Woman? (Song title from Follies) - 1.5: Come in, Stranger (No Sondheim Reference; Johnny Cash song) - 1.6: Running to Stand Still (No Sondheim Reference; U2 song) - 1.7: Anything You Can Do (No Sondheim Reference; Irving Berlin: Annie Get Your Gun) 1.8: Guilty (No Sondheim Reference; Randy Newman song) - 1.9: Suspicious Minds (No Sondheim Reference; Elvis Presley song) - 1:10: Come Back to Me (No Sondheim Reference. Burton Lane/Alan Jay Lerner: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) - 1.11: Move On (Song title from Sunday in the Park With George) - 1. 12: Every Day a Little Death (Song title from A Little Night Music) - 1.13: Your Fault (Song title from Into the Woods) - 1.14: Love Is in the Air (Song title from A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum Cut) - 1.15: Impossible (Song title from A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum) - 1.6: The Ladies Who Lunch (Song title from Company) - 1.17 There Won't Be Trumpets (Song title from Anyone Can Whistle. Cut and later reinstated) - 1.18: Children Will Listen (Song title from Into the Woods) - 1.19: Live Alone and Like It (Song title from Dick Tracy Film) - 1.20: Fear No More (Song title from The Frogs) - 1.21: Sunday in the Park with George (Song title from Sunday in the Park with George) - 1.22: Goodbye for Now (Instrumental from Reds movie Lyrics added later) - 1.23: One Wonderful Day (Song title from Saturday Night).
- According to the book Desperate Networks, show creator Marc Cherry insisted every actor had to audition for a part. Several actresses up for the part of Susan, including Mary-Louise Parker,
[show]According to the book Desperate Networks, show creator Marc Cherry insisted every actor had to audition for a part. Several actresses up for the part of Susan, including Mary-Louise Parker, Calista Flockhart and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, declined to audition and passed on the role. Felicity Huffman also declined to audition for the role of Lynette, preferring to be offered the role instead. Her agents convinced her otherwise, and she agreed to audition. Marc Cherry was so impressed with her performance, that he offered her the part on the spot.
- Roselyn Sanchez lost the part of Gabrielle to Eva Longoria at the final auditions.