|#1||Listen to the Rain on the Roof|
Mike is still in a coma six months after Orson ran him over and another man, Ian, asks Susan out. Lynette has to learn to deal with the mother of Tom's lovechild. Orson proposes to Bree, who accepts. Gabrielle and Carlos are getting divorced, while she reluctantly cares for pregnant Xiao-Mei.
|#2||It Takes Two|
Gabrielle and Carlos are shocked when Xiao-Mei gives birth to the wrong baby. Edie lets her nephew Austin live with her after catching him breaking into her house. Tom and Lynette try to find Nora a boyfriend to keep her out of the house. Susan's date with Ian runs into trouble when his in-laws show up.
|#3||A Weekend in the Country|
Gabrielle meets John at a resort, only to learn he's engaged. Bree sees Andrew on television and cancels the honeymoon to look for him. Susan and Ian ruin their romantic weekend. Nora continues to force her way into Tom and Lynette's lives. Julie asks Austin for help when the power goes off in her house.
|#4||Like It Was|
Edie tries to steal Mike from Susan when he wakes up without memory. Bree discovers Danielle is sleeping with her history teacher and that Andrew became a prostitute. Lynette bribes the coach and pitcher so Parker doesn't quit baseball. Gabrielle tries to get Carlos arrested but this backfires when the police side with Carlos.
|#5||Nice She Ain't|
Susan kidnaps Mike when Edie continues to lie about his relationship with her. Danielle attempts suicide with a spoon after Bree makes her leave Mr. Falati. Gabrielle and Carlos try desperately to make each other jealous. Tom tells Lynette of his plans to open a pizzeria. Austin asks Julie for help with English homework.
|#6||Sweetheart, I Have to Confess|
Susan stays with Ian while Edie is still with Mike. Lynette is upset with Tom for kissing Nora. Bree learns secrets about Orson's past. Gabrielle pushes Carlos out a window after he plays a cruel trick on her. Detective Ridley questions Mike about Monique's murder.
Carolyn holds up a supermarket with Lynette, Nora, Edie, Austin, Julie and others trapped inside. Gabrielle and Carlos's war reaches a climax and an altercation inside the store leads to tragedy.
|#8||Children and Art|
Detective Ridley is eager to search Mike's home when he's discharged from the hospital. Lynette suspects that Art might be a pedophile. Orson's mother, Gloria, moves in with him and Bree. Gabrielle returns to modeling, but doesn't last long. Susan seeks Karl's help to set boundaries for Julie and Austin.
Gabrielle begins coaching young girls for a beauty pageant. Susan starts to move some of her things into Ian's house. Lynette unsuccessfully tries to turn Art in to the police as a pedophile. Gloria spills Orson's secrets to Bree and Bree throws him out of the house. Carlos moves in with Mike.
|#10||The Miracle Song|
Edie splits up with Mike when he is sent to jail for Monique's murder. After taking Orson back, Bree decides Gloria must leave. Gabrielle tears apart two girls' friendship to date one of their fathers. The neighbors, especially Lynette, are horrified when Art turns up at the block party dressed as Santa Claus.
|#11||No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds|
Susan visits Mike in prison for a final time, to tell him Ian won't let her see him anymore. Lynette tries her hardest to accept Kayla into the family. Gabrielle receives an anonymous bunch of flowers. Bree hosts a dinner party when she introduces the guests to Alma.
|#12||Not While I'm Around|
Tom and Lynette clash over decision-making in the pizzeria. Alma moves into the Applewhites' old house. Bree is shocked to find a bag of teeth in Alma's closet. After receiving more gifts, Gabrielle learns that her secret admirer, or stalker, is Zach. Susan tries to do what's best for Julie regarding her relationship with Austin.
|#13||Come Play Wiz Me|
Ian sends Susan to the hospital to be with Jane while she dies. Lynette quits her job to work with Tom at the pizzeria. Alma rapes Orson, and Bree finds out. Gabrielle spends time with Zach in return for money to bail Mike out of jail on Susan's behalf.
|#14||I Remember That|
Ian proposes to Susan at Jane's funeral but she postpones the offer. Tom and Lynette face further marital problems at the pizzeria. Orson explains the truth about Monique's death to Bree. Zach bribes Gabrielle's boyfriend to dump her. Mike confronts Orson after visiting a hypnotherapist and having memories returned.
|#15||The Little Things You Do Together|
Monique's murder mystery is solved. Bree and Susan reconcile. Lynette's in trouble with Tom when they don't have enough chairs for the pizzeria's grand opening. Ian proposes to Susan a second time. Zach tries to convince Gabrielle they had sex when she was drunk. Alma dies trying to escape from her home and Gloria is permanently paralyzed.
|#16||My Husband, the Pig|
Steven Culp narrates this episode as the late Rex Van de Kamp. Bree and Orson are about to leave for their honeymoon as Danielle tells them she's pregnant. Ian wants to marry Susan sooner rather than later. Tom tries to make a nice romantic gesture for Lynette, but fails miserably. Gabrielle meets Victor Lang, who is running for mayor of Fairview. Carlos bonds with Edie's son Travers.
Susan clashes with Ian's parents. Lynette is devastated when she finds an unconscious Tom on the floor in the pizzeria and he is unable to work for three months. Gabrielle steals some of Victor's ex-wife's clothes after her closet is ruined. Carlos and Edie enter a relationship.
Tom is annoyed with Lynette when she hires a former drug addict to manage the pizzeria. Edie and Carlos take their relationship to the next level. Victor confesses he's in love with Gabrielle. Susan and Ian contemplate moving to London when they drive into a lake and Mike comes to their rescue.
|#19||God, That's Good|
Susan calls off the wedding when she learns about Ian and Mike's poker bet over her. Lynette takes Rick's advice over Tom's at the pizzeria. Victor and Gabrielle are blackmailed because of pictures of their having sex in an elevator. Parker and Ida find Mrs. McCluskey's dead husband's body in the freezer. Edie and Carlos try and hide their relationship.
Gabrielle finds out about Carlos's relationship with Edie and is not happy. Tom is worried when Lynette stays back late at the pizzeria to spend more time with Rick. Both Ian and Mike leave and Susan is left alone. Mrs. McCluskey tells the housewives the truth about her late husband.
|#21||Into the Woods|
Mike rescues Susan after she gets lost looking for him in the woods. Lynette fires Rick promptly after he admits he loves her. Gabrielle is arrested after assaulting a police officer. Edie fears that Carlos has lost interest in her after Travers's father takes him away.
|#22||What Would We Do Without You?|
A CAT scan shows Lynette has swollen lymph nodes, which could be lymphoma. Mike proposes to Susan, who clashes with Gabrielle when she finds out their wedding plans are set for the same day after she cancelled them earlier. Edie decides to have a baby with Carlos, but is still secretly taking birth control pills.
|#23||Getting Married Today|
Gabrielle finds out a shocking secret about Victor at their wedding. Bree returns with Orson and pretends to be pregnant with Danielle's baby. Lynette's estranged mother returns to help her get through her lymphoma treatment. Susan and Mike get married privately in the woods. Edie hangs herself after Carlos breaks up with her.
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