Desperate Housewives
Season 1, Episode 07
Anything You Can Do
Air date November 21, 2004
Written by John Pardee
Joey Murphy
Directed by Larry Shaw
Episode Guide
Running to Stand Still

"Anything You Can Do" was the 7th episode of Season 1. It originally aired in the United States on Sunday November 21, 2004.

Guest Starring Edit

Main Plot Points Edit

  • Lynette continues to use the twins' medication.
  • Bree and Rex announce they will divorce.
  • Mike's friend, Kendra, asks him how his mission is going.
  • Gabrielle attempts to stop Danielle and John's relationship.
  • Andrew and Danielle are made to refuse Rex's gifts.
  • Andrew is involved in a terrible accident, as a resident of Wisteria Lane is run over.

Synopsis Edit

Lynette continues to use the twins' ADD medication to prepare a dinner party for Tom's colleagues. After Andrew gets in trouble at school, Bree and Rex add to the mix by announcing that they will divorce. Susan and Mike's first date is interrupted by Mike's friend Kendra who asks him how he is doing with his mission. Susan becomes very suspicious and is surprised when the relationship turns out to be platonic. Gabrielle tries to break up Danielle and John when she becomes very selfish. Gabrielle tries to get Danielle out of the way by sponsoring her for model school but Bree refuses. Gabrielle invites John over while Juanita and Carlos are away for break-up sex. When Rex begins to shower them with gifts, Bree decides to make Andrew and Danielle refuse their gifts or they will not be allowed back home. Danielle gives in but Andrew drives away in his car. After getting rejected by his father, Andrew returns home drunk and accidentally runs over Juanita Solis, who had just caught Gabrielle and John in bed.

Trivia Edit

  • Even though he is credited, Zach Young (Cody Kasch) does not appear in this episode.
  • The episode title Anything You Can Do comes from the musical, Annie Get Your Gun.

edit Season One Episodes Season Two

"Pilot" · "Ah, But Underneath" · "Pretty Little Picture" · "Who's That Woman?" · "Come In, Stranger" · "Running to Stand Still" ·
"Anything You Can Do" · "Guilty" · "Suspicious Minds" · "Come Back to Me" · "Move On" · "Every Day a Little Death" ·
"Your Fault" · "Love is in the Air" · "Impossible" · "The Ladies Who Lunch" · "There Won't Be Trumpets" ·
"Children Will Listen" · "Live Alone and Like It" · "Fear No More" · "Sunday in the Park with George" · "Goodbye for Now" · "One Wonderful Day"

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