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Desperate Housewives: School of Hard Knocks

After disobeying the rules of student drop-offs at the front of Juanita's school, Gaby makes it her mission to get even with a parent volunteer who banishes her to a faraway parking lot; Bree discovers that daughter Danielle's new business may not be as wholesome as first thought; Lynette begins to suspect that Tom may be dating; and Susan tries to ease her guilt by taking an art class with no-nonsense instructor Andre Zeller.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x4
Airdate: Sunday October 16th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) Nov 15, 2011
UK (Channel 4) Jan 31, 2012

  • Currently 5.4/10
5.4/10 (5 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Joy LaurenJoy Lauren
As Danielle Van De Kamp

Guest Stars
Andrea ParkerAndrea Parker
As Jane
Jake SolderaJake Soldera
As Benjamin Van De Kamp
Melissa GreenspanMelissa Greenspan
As Cindy
Michael DempseyMichael Dempsey
As Det. Murphy
Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
As Andre Zeller
Ruby LewisRuby Lewis
As Chloe
Main Cast
Teri Hatcher
As Susan Mayer
Felicity Huffman
As Lynette Scavo
Marcia Cross
As Bree Van de Camp
Eva Longoria
As Gabrielle Solis
Brenda Strong
voiced Mary Alice Young
James Denton
As Mike Delfino
Vanessa Williams
As Renee Perry
Darcy Rose Byrnes
As Penny Scavo #2
Mason Cotton
As M.J. Delfino
Madison De La Garza
As Juanita Solis
Doug Savant
As Tom Scavo
Jonathan Cake
As Chuck Vance


Gaby is waiting in line, in her car, to drop her daughter, Jeanette, off at school. The line is long and Jeanette is impatient to get there on time. She begs Gaby to let her out, just this once. Gaby consents, but when the drop-off aide, Dana, sees this, Gaby gets a sound scolding from her in front of all the other mothers waiting in line. An angry Gaby plans to take revenge on the better-than-thou Dana...

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