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Desperate Housewives: Lost My Power

With Mike gone, Susan attempts to build a car for MJ's father-and-son school soapbox derby; Bree's attorney, Trip, learns of her previous drunken sexual spree and needs her to come clean about it in order to help strengthen her case; Lynette tries to cause some negative friction between Tom and his girlfriend, Jane, by flirting with his boss and getting him to pile more work on her estranged husband; Gaby is furious with Carlos when he tries to poach one of her rich, personal shopper clients (Doris Roberts) and talk her into helping with his newly formed charity organization; and Renee discovers that Ben is keeping a secret from her about his involvement with Bree -- and the body found at his work site.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x20
Airdate: Sunday April 29th, 2012

Director: David Grossman
Writer: Wendy Mericle

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 4) May 23, 2012
AU (Seven) Jun 28, 2012


Special Guest Stars
Daniella BaltodanoDaniella Baltodano
As Celia Solis
Kevin RahmKevin Rahm
As Lee McDermott
Tuc WatkinsTuc Watkins
As Bob Hunter

Guest Stars
Alyson ReedAlyson Reed
As Judge Conti
Andrea ParkerAndrea Parker
As Jane
Christina ChangChristina Chang
As D.A. Stone
Reed DiamondReed Diamond
As Gregg
Scott BakulaScott Bakula
As Trip Weston
Josh LatzerJosh Latzer
As Garbage Truck Driver
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
Brenda StrongBrenda Strong
voiced Mary Alice Young


The episode begins, and we see Lynett trying her best to save her marriage. She is dropping off Tom’s belongings to his office; the ones he left home the last time. Tom’s boss is very impressed with Lynett and tells her that if she ever decided to date someone, she should consider him. Jane too is in Tom’s office and is planning a weekend getaway. Lynett sees her kissing Tom in his cabin. She is upset and tells Greg, Tom’s boss, that she would like to have a drink with him. Next, we see that Carlos has started with his new career but this one is on the humbler side. Gaby doesn’t like his new office. But she has to leave as she needs to get to work early. She asks Carlos to take the girls to school. Next, MJ arrives from school and Susan finds out that his school is organizing a soap-box derby. ..

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