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While Tom tries to bond with his new boss, Karl makes Susan an offer she can't refuse. Meanwhile, Bree plays sleuth at Betty's house, and Gaby puts her house in order.


Marc Cherry (created by), Tom Spezialy | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Teri Hatcher ... Susan Mayer
Felicity Huffman ... Lynette Scavo
Marcia Cross ... Bree Van De Kamp
Eva Longoria ... Gabrielle Solis
Nicollette Sheridan ... Edie Britt
Alfre Woodard ... Betty Applewhite
Ricardo Chavira ... Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)
Mark Moses ... Paul Young (credit only)
Andrea Bowen ... Julie Mayer
Doug Savant ... Tom Scavo
Cody Kasch ... Zach Young (credit only)
Richard Burgi ... Karl Mayer
Brenda Strong ... Mary Alice Young (voice)
James Denton ... Mike Delfino
Shawn Pyfrom ... Andrew Van De Kamp (credit only)


Tom tries hard to bond with his boss Ed Ferrara, but at the expense of his dignity when playing boyish frat games at the office. Lynette tries to get Tom off. Susan gets some help from Edie and Karl on her situation of getting health insurance before her upcoming surgery. Susan plans to marry a gay man who's hiding the fact that he's gay from his mother. When the plan fails, Karl makes Susan an offer she can't refuse. Gabrielle becomes very attached to a Chinese immigrant housekeeper, named Xiao Mei who is staying with them after being rescued by a slave owner employer. Bree tries to uncover more about the Applewhites by sneaking into their house to meet Caleb, which eventually leads to a heart-to-heart conversation between Betty and Bree about Caleb's past. The dying Noah Taylor finally learns from Felicia that Zach Young is his grandson, and he has the corrupt detective Sullivan threaten Mike to spill all the information he knows about the Young family. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

12 February 2006 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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When Gabrielle and Carlos go out of the house to investigate what is happening when the Chinese maid starts shouting, they close the door behind them. In the following shots the door is open again. See more »


Carlos: What, so you don't get what you want, you just walk off and pout?
Gabrielle: Oh, this isn't about me. This is about our great nation, and I have no intention of statisfying a man who isn't willing to stand up for and help spread the ideas and values of the United States of America.
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What's Love Got to do With It
Written by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle
Performed by Tina Turner
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