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Desperate Housewives: A Distant Past

Adam is shocked when a mysterious person from his past arrives on Wisteria Lane. Bree and Orson's marriage begins to suffer with a new baby in their lives. Meanwhile, Lynette reunites with her stepfather.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x8
Production Number: 408
Airdate: Sunday November 25th, 2007

Director: Jay Torres
Writer: Joe Keenan

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) Apr 15, 2008
UK (Channel 4) May 14, 2008

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (9 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Coley SohnColey Sohn
As Nurse
John SlatteryJohn Slattery
As Victor Lang
Melora WaltersMelora Walters
As Sylvia Greene
Nathan FillionNathan Fillion
As Adam Mayfair
Polly BergenPolly Bergen
As Stella Wingfield
Soledad St. HilaireSoledad St. Hilaire
As Helena
Armie HammerArmie Hammer
As Barrett
Billy MayoBilly Mayo
As Detective Lyons
John OJohn O'Brien
As Dr. Wheeler
Patrick St. EspritPatrick St. Esprit
As Detective Berry
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
Nicollette  SheridanNicollette Sheridan
As Edie Britt
Andrea BowenAndrea Bowen
As Julie Mayer
Brenda StrongBrenda Strong
voiced Mary Alice Young
James DentonJames Denton
As Mike Delfino
Doug SavantDoug Savant
As Tom Scavo
Dana DelanyDana Delany
As Katherine Mayfair
Kyle MacLachlanKyle MacLachlan
As Orson Hodge
Shawn PyfromShawn Pyfrom
As Andrew Van de Camp
Lyndsy FonsecaLyndsy Fonseca
As Dylan Mayfair
Rachel FoxRachel Fox
As Kayla Scavo
Brent KinsmanBrent Kinsman
As Preston Scavo #1
Shane KinsmanShane Kinsman
As Porter Scavo #1
Zane HuettZane Huett
As Parker Scavo #1
Warning: Desperate Housewives season 4 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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