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Desperate Housewives: Then I Really Got Scared

Paul begins to suspect that Susan is responsible for his rapidly declining health; Lynette and Tom butt heads over where to go on their family vacation, as well as which one of them will set it up; Gaby shows Juanita a horror movie and has to pay the price when her daughter becomes too scared to sleep in her own bed; and Bree runs into some trust issues when she goes out on a date with a detective.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 7x21
Airdate: Sunday May 08th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 4) Jun 22, 2011
NL (Net 5) Oct 04, 2011

  • Currently 6.8/10
6.8/10 (6 Votes cast)


Main Cast
Teri HatcherTeri Hatcher
As Susan Mayer
Felicity HuffmanFelicity Huffman
As Lynette Scavo
Marcia CrossMarcia Cross
As Bree Van de Camp
Eva LongoriaEva Longoria
As Gabrielle Solis
Mark MosesMark Moses
As Paul Young
Brenda StrongBrenda Strong
voiced Mary Alice Young
James DentonJames Denton
As Mike Delfino
Vanessa WilliamsVanessa Williams
As Renee Perry
Darcy Rose ByrnesDarcy Rose Byrnes
As Penny Scavo #2
Mason CottonMason Cotton
As M.J. Delfino
Madison De La GarzaMadison De La Garza
As Juanita Solis
Joshua MooreJoshua Moore
As Parker Scavo #2
Doug SavantDoug Savant
As Tom Scavo
Kevin RahmKevin Rahm
As Lee McDermott
Charlie CarverCharlie Carver
As Porter Scavo #2


The episode begins with Paul in the hospital and Susan comes to meet him. He tells her that after yelling at her, he has been having chest pains and hence got admitted. They having been running tests ever since. The doctor in the hospital tells him that it is not a heart attack but some stomach ailment that happens due to stress; unless he is being poisoned. Next, Gaby and Juanita are watching a scary movie. Carlos doesn’t approve of it. But when Juanita wakes up and lands on Gaby’s bed; she agrees that Carlos was right and that the movie was too violent for her. Next, we see that Lynette prepare a lovely dinner for the family and Tom walk in announcing their new vacation trip to Hawaii. Lynette is not happy as she was not consulted. ..

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