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Desperate Housewives: Is This What You Call Love?

Susan is in for a shock when daughter Julie pays a visit and shows up six months pregnant; Bree's alcohol consumption and lust for men continues to dominate and ruin her life; Lynette's first sexual encounter since separating from Tom doesn't quite end in fireworks; and Gaby's attempt to sooth Juanita when she doesn't receive a Valentine's Day card from a boy she has a crush on backfires.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x13
Airdate: Sunday February 12th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

DE (Pro7) Mar 21, 2012
UK (Channel 4) Apr 03, 2012
AU (Seven) May 03, 2012

  • Currently 8.6/10
8.6/10 (5 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Andrea BowenAndrea Bowen
As Julie Mayer
Kyle MacLachlanKyle MacLachlan
As Orson Hodge

Guest Stars
John RubinsteinJohn Rubinstein
As Principal Hobson
Patrick FabianPatrick Fabian
As Frank
Gary HudsonGary Hudson
As Jerry
John MatteyJohn Mattey
As bartender
Kevin MakelyKevin Makely
As unkempt man
Mark TottyMark Totty
As Dylan
Stephanie ErbStephanie Erb
As Debbie
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
Mason Cotton
As M.J. Delfino
Madison De La Garza
As Juanita Solis
Doug Savant
As Tom Scavo


The scene opens with Lynette’s romantic date, for which she is a little unprepared and it did not go well as expected. Bungled up about her ill-starred date, Lynette turns to her friends, Susan and Gabrielle for aid. Gabrielle tells Lynette that she should not be apprehensive about hitting the sack with this guy, if she really likes him. Lynette tells her that she’s gotten a little rusty, as it’s been a while since she’s had sex. Susan tells her to calm down, as she is putting too much stress on herself. Just then they see Bree walking out with a new man, which they count to be the fifth for the week. Susan thinks that it could be a matter of worry, but Lynette tells her that after the way Bree has treated them, she is not their problem. Bree’s date asks her about the three women staring at them, but Bree tells him that she doesn’t know them. ..

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