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Desperate Housewives: Season 8 (2011-2012)

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Season Info

The final season of "Desperate Housewives" finds the women dealing with the aftermath of the murder of Gabrielle's abusive stepfather Alejandro Perez (Tony Plana). Meanwhile, Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant) must make a decision about their relationship; and another death impacts the group.

Genre: Comedy

Network: ABC

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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 25, 2011

Secrets That I Never Want to Know

After helping Carlos conceal his crime, guilt weighs heavily on Susan, Gaby, Bree and Lynette; Tom and Lynette's marriage continues to disintegrate; Renee pursues a sexy new neighbor.

2
Air date: Oct 2, 2011

Making the Connection

Making the Connection: Susan discovers a dangerous, thrilling way to ease her guilt.

3
Air date: Oct 9, 2011

Watch While I Revise the World

Mike thinks Susan is having an affair with Carlos; Bree thinks she is secretly being investigated by her boyfriend; Lynette's sister, Lydia (Sarah Paulson), visits to share some news.

4
Air date: Oct 16, 2011

School of Hard Knocks

Gaby intends to get even with a parent volunteer at Juanita's school; Bree makes a discovery about her daughter's business.

5
Air date: Oct 23, 2011

The Art of Making Art

The Art of Making Art: Susan is shocked when her art teacher asks students to be naked in class.

6
Air date: Oct 30, 2011

Witch's Lament

Gaby, Lynette and Bree must try to move the body of Gaby's stepfather; Susan's internship is less art-related than she expected; Lynette feels competitive with Tom's new girlfriend.

7
Air date: Nov 6, 2011

Always in Control

Bree is shocked to learn who dug up Gaby's stepfather; Lynette lies to Penny about Tom's new girlfriend; Gaby and Carlos try to change Lee and Bob's opinion of Juanita and Celia; Susan tries to improve her art and impress her teacher.

8
Air date: Nov 13, 2011

Suspicion Song

Detective Vance harasses Bree as his suspicions grow; Susan must decline a generous offer from her art school teacher.

9
Air date: Dec 4, 2011

Putting It Together

Putting It Together: Susan, Lynette and Gaby blame Bree when Chuck starts to question them.

10
Air date: Jan 8, 2012

What's to Discuss, Old Friend

Bree prepares to end her life; Gaby think Carlos might have had a hand in another murder; Lynette make a confession to Tom.

11
Air date: Jan 15, 2012

Who Can Say What's True?

While Carlos is in rehab, Gaby asks Lynette for help wooing a high-stakes company; Mike finds inconsistencies in Ben's real estate project.

12
Air date: Jan 22, 2012

What's the Good of Being Good

As Bree's alcohol consumption increases, so does her lust for men; Lynette goes on a date for the first time since separating from Tom.

13
Air date: Feb 12, 2012

Is This What You Call Love?

Susan is shocked when she learns Julie is six months pregnant; Bree's life continues to revolve around alcohol and men; Lynette has a lackluster sexual encounter; Juanita is upset when she doesn't receive a Valentine's Day card from her crush.

14
Air date: Feb 19, 2012

Get Out of My Life

Susan finds out who fathered Julie's baby; Orson vows to nurse Bree back to health; Gaby takes Roy in when Mrs. McCluskey kicks him out.

15
Air date: Mar 4, 2012

She Needs Me

Susan tells Porter that she'll set up a nursery and watch over his and Julie's baby after Lynette firmly tells her son that she will not help raise her future granddaughter; Orson convinces Bree to go away with him to the Maine countryside.

16
Air date: Mar 11, 2012

You Take for Granted

Susan convinces Mike to go to the police when she discovers that Ben's loanshark is out to get him; and Mrs. McCluskey, who is suffering from terminal cancer, asks Bree to help put an end to her life.

17
Air date: Mar 18, 2012

Women and Death

The funeral of a beloved Wisteria Lane resident leads to the ladies remembering how this person impacted their lives; Bree is shocked when she is called in for questioning regarding the murder of Gaby's stepfather.

18
Air date: Mar 25, 2012

Any Moment

Julie questions Susan's parenting skills; Gaby tries to land a well-paying job to maintain her lavish lifestyle; Andrew makes an announcement that makes Bree suspicious; Lynette tries to win Tom back; Ben proposes to Renee.

19
Air date: Apr 1, 2012

With So Little to Be Sure Of

Susan discovers that Mike had been hiding a secret from her for years; Bree attempts to hire a high-powered attorney when she becomes the prime suspect in the murder of Gaby's stepfather.

20
Air date: Apr 29, 2012

Lost My Power

Susas tries to build a car for M.J.'s soapbox derby; Bree's attorney asks her to come clean about her past exploits; Lynette tries to cause trouble between Tom and his girlfriend; Renee learns that Ben has a secret.

21
Air date: May 6, 2012

The People Will Hear

Bree starts to develop feelings for her attorney (Scott Bakula); Lynette tries to keep Tom from being transferred to India; Gaby's nonchalant attitude about Bree's trial shocks the ladies.

22
Air date: May 13, 2012

Give Me the Blame

Give Me That Blame: Trip pleads with Bree to tell him about the night of Alejandro's murder; Susan tries to keep the sale of her house private until she can tell her friends.

23
Air date: May 13, 2012

Finishing the Hat

Trip pleads with Bree to tell him about the night of Alejandro's murder; 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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