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Desperate Housewives: The People Will Hear

In the penultimate episode leading into the two-hour finale of this landmark series, as her trial nears, Bree begins to fall for her attorney, Trip; Susan becomes concerned when Julie doubts Porter's commitment to be a hands-on father to their unborn baby; as Tom gets closer to being transferred to India for his job - thanks to Lynette - she begins to have second thoughts and tries to convince his boss to rescind the move; and the ladies are shocked about Gaby's nonchalant attitude as Bree continues to stand trial and take the fall for Carlos in the murder of Alejandro.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x21
Airdate: Sunday May 06th, 2012

Director: David Warren
Writer: Brian Tanen

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 4) May 30, 2012
AU (Seven) Jul 05, 2012

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (3 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Andrea BowenAndrea Bowen
As Julie Mayer
Daniella BaltodanoDaniella Baltodano
As Celia Solis
Kevin RahmKevin Rahm
As Lee McDermott
Max CarverMax Carver
As Preston Scavo

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
Adrianne RichardsAdrianne Richards
As Pregnant Woman #3
Brit MorganBrit Morgan
As Lindsay
Carmella RileyCarmella Riley
As Pregnant Woman #1
Casey WilliamsCasey Williams
As Housewife #2
Victoria KelleherVictoria Kelleher
As Housewife #1
Yeniffer BehrensYeniffer Behrens
As Pregnant Woman #2
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


The episode begins with Bree telling her friends that she is nervous about the trial. Gaby is being grilled by Trip. He wants them to be prepared. Trip leaves and Bree’s friends see that Bree still is attracted to her lawyer. They are not too happy about it. But when Bree tells them that Trip too is interested in her, Susan points out to some girl sitting in Trip’s car. Bree is jealous. Next, Julie is at the child birth center and Porter is late. They play the child birth DVD and on seeing that Porter passes out. Next, Gaby is helping Bree to choose a outfit to wear for the trial. She tells Gaby that she is tensed as Trip seems a little distracted by the blonde girl. Gaby tells her that everything will turn out fine. ..

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