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Desperate Housewives: Everything's Different, Nothing's Changed

Paul Young stands in the way of Susan getting her much-needed kidney transplant; Lynette is furious with Tom when he passes up a lucrative job opportunity in order to continue working with Carlos out of friendship; Bree becomes concerned over Andrew's escalating alcohol consumption; and Gaby is shocked when Renee continues as planned with her neighborhood party after the tragic suicide attempt of one of Wisteria Lane's resident.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 7x17
Airdate: Sunday April 03rd, 2011

Director: David Warren
Writer: Annie Weisman

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 4) May 25, 2011
NL (Net 5) Sep 13, 2011

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (10 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Aaron Lustig
As Mr. Lynwood
Daniella Baltodano
As Celia Solis
Emily Bergl
As Beth Young
Harriet Sansom Harris
As Felicia Tillman
Michael Kagan
As board chairman
Mindy Sterling
As Mitzi Kinsky
Shawn Pyfrom
As Andrew Van De Kamp
Susan Grace
As Edna
Todd Grinnell
As Dr. Alex Cominis
Andy Forrest
As Chuck
Brian Patacca
As car salesman
Josh Clark
As warden
Karl T. Wright
As Dr. Jenkins
Ron Melendez
As Glenn Morris
Tim Ransom
As Tommy
Main Cast
Teri Hatcher
As Susan Mayer
Felicity Huffman
As Lynette Scavo
Marcia Cross
As Bree Van de Camp
Eva Longoria
As Gabrielle Solis
Mark Moses
As Paul Young
Brenda Strong
voiced Mary Alice Young
James Denton
As Mike Delfino
Vanessa Williams
As Renee Perry
Mason Cotton
As M.J. Delfino
Kathryn Joosten
As Karen McCluskey
Doug Savant
As Tom Scavo


Paul is eating dinner and Susan is relaxing when they find out about
Beth's attempted suicide. Beth's doctor tells Paul she is on life
support, sans brain activity while Susan's doctor celebrates the
incoming kidney. Paul asks why Beth is on life support, and when he's
informed that she's an organ donor, he stops the doctor mid-sentence and
orders him not to touch her until he gets there. Susan and Mike
celebrate as Paul heads for the hospital...

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