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Desperate Housewives

Year:
Duration:
45 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama | Mystery | Romance
IMDB rate:
7.4
Awards:
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 50 wins & 136 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2004-10-03
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Marla Sokoloff
Marla Sokoloff
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Richard Burgi
Richard Burgi
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Ricardo Chavira
Ricardo Chavira
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Mark Deklin
Mark Deklin
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Gale Harold
Gale Harold
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Shawn Pyfrom
Shawn Pyfrom
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Kevin Rahm
Kevin Rahm
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Roselyn Sanchez
Roselyn Sanchez
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Bruno Amato
Bruno Amato
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Robert Sudduth
Robert Sudduth
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Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz
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Helena Mattsson
Helena Mattsson
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Armie Hammer
Armie Hammer
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Zachary Gordon
Zachary Gordon
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Charlie Carver
Charlie Carver
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Madison De La Garza
Madison De La Garza
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Teri Hatcher
Susan Mayer
Felicity Huffman
Lynette Scavo
Marcia Cross
Bree Van De Kamp
Eva Longoria
Gabrielle Solis
James Denton
Mike Delfino
Brenda Strong
Mary Alice Young
Doug Savant
Tom Scavo
Nicollette Sheridan
Edie Britt
Andrea Bowen
Julie Mayer
Kyle MacLachlan
Orson Hodge
Brent Kinsman
Preston Scavo
Shane Kinsman
Porter Scavo
Kathryn Joosten
Karen McCluskey
Zane Huett
Parker Scavo
Mark Moses
Paul Young
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Trivia
Kathryn Joosten died of lung cancer twenty days after the airing of the series finale, in which her character, Karen McCluskey, died of brain cancer.
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The first television series to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for a show that had not yet completed its first season.
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The characters The Scavo Brothers (Parker, Preston, and Porter) were ranked #4 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 10 Biggest Brats" (27 March 2005 issue).
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Goofs
Xiao-Mei would never be able to be a surrogate without having a child of her own first. All reputable surrogacy agencies in the US require their surrogates to have had at least one full-term, live birth before becoming a surrogate.
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Although the creators of the show keep the location of Wisteria Lane a secret, several clues have been given that contradict each other. For example, in the first season the restaurant Saddle Ranch is featured once, suggesting that the mystery location is either in California or Arizona, where the restaurant has locations. However, two families, the Applewhites and the Mayfairs had moved from Chicago suggesting that Fairview is near there. Those two cities are very far from each other. When Renee (Vanessa Williams) arrives she tells Lynette that she flew all the way across the country to see her. Renee lives in NYC so that would suggest Fairview is on the west coast of the United States. There is also a scene where Suzy is looking for her ex-husband's grandmother's ring. You can see a sign for US Highway 7 which runs from Norwalk, CT, to just south of the Canadian border in Vermont.
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Susan's last name is at first pronounced "Meyer" occasionally by all characters, before it eventually changes to "Mayer" for the second season onward.
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Quotes
Rex: Look at you... going out?
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Tom: Oh Cram, I gotta Crap for that test!
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Bree: You've obviously never had to remove a cheese stain!
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Faq
Q
What happened to Gabrielle & Carlos' baby?
A
Xiao-Mei, their surrogate, gives birth to a black child and the Doctor confirmed that there had been a mix-up with embryos. Presumably, that baby was returned to his correct parents, though this is not specified on the show. Carlos and Gaby's embryo did not successfully implant into the surrogate of the other couple. Despite being informed that it was highly unlikely Gaby would be able to conceive children, by season six, Carlos and Gaby are the parents of two daughters - Juanita and Celia. Gaby was pregnant with both children and carried both to term.
Q
Who was the father of Gabrielle's baby? Carlos or John?
A
This was never revealed. The thing is that it didn't matter to them, because Gabrielle was going to stay with Carlos anyway. Therefore, it doesn't matter in general. Yet by the end narration of 'children will listen', it is heavily implied John is the father.
Q
What are the housewives' jobs?
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Photos from cast
Maria Conchita Alonso Danny Trejo Mike Hagerty Marla Sokoloff Jillian Armenante Richard Burgi Ricardo Chavira Mark Deklin