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Six months on, and rain is falling on Wisteria Lane. With a baby on the way and her marriage on the rocks, Gabrielle is struggling to cope. Elsewhere, Lynette tries to embrace a newly discovered stepdaughter, and Bree finds her new love's mysterious past is beginning to unfold...

Here are episode summaries for Season Three of Desperate Housewives.

Main CastEdit

Also StarringEdit

Main Plot PointsEdit

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Character ArcsEdit

Episode SummariesEdit

01"Listen to the Rain on the Roof" 09"Beautiful Girls" 17 "Dress Big"
02"It Takes Two" 10"The Miracle Song" 18"Liaisons"
03"A Weekend in the Country" 11"No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds" 19"God, That's Good"
04"Like It Was" 12"Not While I'm Around" 20"Gossip"
05"Nice She Ain't" 13"Come Play Wiz Me" 21"Into the Woods"
06"Sweetheart, I Have to Confess" 14"I Remember That" 22"What Would We Do Without You?"
07"Bang" 15"The Little Things You Do Together" 23"Getting Married Today"
08"Children and Art" 16"My Husband, the Pig"

Listen to the Rain on the RoofEdit

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See main article: Listen to the Rain on the Roof

Original air date: September 24th, 2006

Written by: Marc Cherry and Jeff Greenstein

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Rain is falling on Wisteria Lane when we catch up with the ladies six months later. A baby on the way and her marriage on the rocks, Gabrielle finds herself with more than she can handle; Lynette tries to embrace her newly extended family, and Orson's mysterious past begins to unfold.

Recurring Guest Stars: Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), Kiersten Warren (Nora Huntington), Gwendoline Yeo (Xiao-Mei)



It Takes TwoEdit

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See main article: It Takes Two

Original air date: October 1st, 2006

Written by: Kevin Murphy and Jenna Bans

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: Susan and Ian have their first official date while their respective lovers remain in comas, and Xaio-Mei, the surrogate mother of Gaby and Carlos' baby, delivers the long awaited bundle of joy.

Recurring Guest Stars: Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Dakin Matthews (Reverend Sikes), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), Kiersten Warren (Nora Huntington), Gwendoline Yeo (Xiao-Mei)



A Weekend in the CountryEdit

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See main article: A Weekend in the Country

Original air date: October 8th, 2006

Written by: Bob Daily

Directed by: Wendy Stanzler

Plot Synopsis: Gabrielle spends the weekend at a resort where she meets up with John Rowland and later learns that he is engaged. Meanwhile Bree cancels her honeymoon plans to look for Andrew after seeing a news reporter interview him on television. Susan and Ian decide to go away for a weekend in the country. Nora continues to force her way into Tom and Lynette's life. When the power goes off at her house, Julie asks Austin for help.

Recurring Guest Stars: Christine Clayburg (TV Reporter), Jesse Metcalfe (John Rowland), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), Kiersten Warren (Nora Huntington)



Like it WasEdit

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See main article: Like It Was

Original air date: October 15, 2006

Written by: John Pardee and Joey Murphy

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Susan receives some surprising news while she's away on a romantic weekend with Ian, Lynette continues to try and support the family while Tom chases his dreams, and Bree finds her family is anything but perfect.

Recurring Guest Stars: Terry Bozeman (Dr. Lee Craig), Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



Nice She Ain'tEdit

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See main article: Nice She Ain't

Original air date: October 22, 2006

Written by: Alexandra Cunningham and Susan Nirah Jaffee

Directed by: David Warren

Plot Synopsis: The divorce between Gaby and Carlos reaches new levels of bitterness, Lynette becomes the co-owner of a new business venture, and Susan struggles with her love for two men.

Recurring Guest Stars: Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Kiersten Warren (Nora Huntington)



Sweetheart, I Have to ConfessEdit

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See main article: Sweetheart, I Have to Confess

Original air date: October 29, 2006

Written by: Dahvi Waller and Josh Senter

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: Susan professes her love for Ian while Gaby and Carlos try to rekindle their love, and Bree is confronted with Orson's past.

Recurring Guest Stars: Jill Brennan (Tish Atherton), Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), Kiersten Warren (Nora Huntington)



BangEdit

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See main article: Bang

Original air date: 5th November, 2006

Written by: Joe Keenan

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Everyone's lives on Wisteria Lane are forever changed when a hostage situation occurs at a local supermarket.

Recurring Guest Stars: Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Christine Clayburg (Repoter), Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), Kiersten Warren (Nora Huntington)



Children and ArtEdit

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See main article: Children and Art

Original air date: November 12th, 2006

Written by: Kevin Etten and Jenna Bans

Directed by: Wendy Stanzler

Plot Synopsis: Gabrielle decides to get back into the world of modeling, Lynette is suspicious of her new neighbor and Bree meets her antagonistic mother-in-law.

Recurring Guest Stars: Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Richard Burgi (Karl Mayer), Dixie Carter (Gloria Hodge), Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Betty Murphy (Alberta Fromme), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



Beautiful GirlsEdit

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See main article: Beautiful Girls

Original air date: November 19th, 2006

Written by: Dahvi Waller and Susan Nirah Jaffee

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: Susan and Ian's relationship goes to the next level, Gabrielle takes a shot at training potential young beauty queens, and Lynette is intrigued by a new neighbor.

Recurring Guest Stars: Dixie Carter (Gloria Hodge), Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Alec Mapa (Vern), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



The Miracle SongEdit

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See main article: The Miracle Song

Original air date: November 26th, 2006

Written by: Bob Daily

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Susan and Ian's relationship goes to the next level, Gabrielle has a new love interest, and the residents of Wisteria Lane celebrate their annual holiday block party.

Recurring Guest Stars: Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Dixie Carter (Gloria Hodge), Maria Cominis (Mona Clark), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge), Alec Mapa (Vern), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



No Fits, No Fights, No FeudsEdit

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See main article: No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds

Original air date: December 3rd, 2006

Written by: Alexandra Cunningham & Josh Senter

Directed by: Sanaa Hamri

Plot Synopsis: Gaby accuses Carlos of sabatoging her new relationship, Tom and Lynette try to make Kayla feel like part of the family, and the residents of Wisteria Lane are shocked by Bree's dinner guest.

Recurring Guest Stars: Dixie Carter (Gloria Hodge), Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



Not While I'm AroundEdit

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See main article: Not While I'm Around

Original air date: January 14, 2007

Written by: Kevin Murphy and Kevin Etten

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: Gabrielle's secret admirer is revealed, the new Scavo Pizzeria faces an uncertain future and Wisteria Lane gets a new neighbor.

Recurring Guest Stars: Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge)



Come Play Wiz MeEdit

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See main article: Come Play Wiz Me

Original air date: January 21st, 2007

Written by: Valerie Ahern and Christian McLaughlin

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Lynette and Tom struggle to overcome challenges as Pizzeria Scavo prepares for its grand opening, Gaby can't seem to get away from her secret admirer, and the new neighbor on Wisteria Lane reveals a devious plan.

Recurring Guest Stars: Terry Bozeman (Dr. Lee Craig), Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Currie Graham (Ed Ferrara), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge), Alec Mapa (Vern), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



I Remember ThatEdit

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See main article: I Remember That

Original air date: February 11, 2007

Written by: John Pardee and Joey Murphy

Directed by: David Warren

Plot Synopsis: Mike Delfino remembers scenes from his past, problems at Scavo's Pizzeria cause conflict in Lynette and Tom's relationship, and Orson reveals his hidden past to Bree.

Recurring Guest Stars: Dixie Carter (Gloria Hodge), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



The Little Things You Do TogetherEdit

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See main article: The Little Things You Do Together

Original air date: February 18, 2007

Written by: Marc Cherry and Joe Keenan

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: All of Wisteria Lane gathers at Pizzeria Scavo for the grand opening event, a resident meets an untimely fate, and surprise marriage proposals are in the air

Recurring Guest Stars: Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Dixie Carter (Gloria Hodge), Ernie Hudson (Detective Ridley), Valerie Mahaffey (Alma Hodge), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth)



My Husband, the PigEdit

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See main article: My Husband, the Pig

Original air date: March 4, 2007

Written by: Brian Alexander

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Rex Van de Kamp takes over the role as narrator of the goings on at Wisteria Lane, observing things from a male perspective, Edie gets a visit from an unexpected someone from her past, and an unanticipated pregnancy creates complications

Recurring Guest Stars: Jake Cherry (Travers McLain), Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), John Slattery (Victor Lang)



Dress BigEdit

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See main article: Dress Big

Original air date: April 8, 2007

Written by: Kevin Etten and Susan Nirah Jaffee

Directed by: Matthew Diamond

Plot Synopsis: Susan discovers some revealing secrets about her future in-laws, Gaby has a devastating catastrophe at her home, and an unexpected love affair develops.

Recurring Guest Stars: Jake Cherry (Travers McLain), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), John Slattery(Victor Lang)



LiaisonsEdit

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See main article: Liaisons

Original air date: April 15, 2007

Written by: Alexandra Cunningham and Jenna Bans

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: Tom feels threatened by the interest a new Scavo's Pizzeria employee shows in Lynette, Susan considers moving from Wisteria Lane and a neighbor's darkest secret is revealed

Recurring Guest Stars: Pat Crawford Brown (Ida Greenberg), Jake Cherry (Travers McLain), Rachel Fox (Kayla Huntington), Jason Gedrick (Rick Coletti), Kathryn Joosten (Karen McCluskey), Dougray Scott (Ian Hainsworth), John Slattery (Victor Lang)



God, That's GoodEdit

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See main article: God, That's Good

Original air date: April 22, 2007

Written by: Dahvi Waller and Josh Senter

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: Susan calls off a wedding, Gaby decides to move forward with a wedding, and a Wisteria Lane resident is suspected of murder

Recurring Guest Stars: Peri Gilpen as Maggie Gilroy, John Slattery as Victor Lang, Dougray Scott as Ian Hainsworth, Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey, Pat Crawford Brown as Ida Greenberg, Jason Gedrick as Rick Coletti, Darien Pinkerton as Penny Scavo, Brien Perry as fireman, Todd Sherry as Russell, Cody McMains as Hector, Jeffrey Stubblefield as Jerome, Chris Damiano as cop, Richard Jenik as officer #1, Christine Clayburg as reporter #1, Kim Delgado as reporter #2, Sean Smith as yuppie man, Ryan Christiansen as paramedic, Darlene Kardon as Mrs. Epstein and Joleen Lutz as yuppie woman



GossipEdit

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Original air date: April 29, 2007

Written by: John Pardee and Joey Murphy

Directed by: Wendy Stanzler

Plot Synopsis: Gaby's engagement party is the background for an unexpected announcement, the neighborhood is full of gossip about the dead body found in a Wisteria Lane home, and Susan decides between Ian and Mike

Recurring Guest Stars: Dougray Scott as Ian Hainsworth, Jake Cherry as Travers McLain, Jason Gedrick as Rick Coletti, Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey, Judyann Elder as Dr. Brody, Ben Parrillo as Roger, Assante Jones as mall security guard, Kylie Sparks as Kim, Rachel Winfree as gossipy woman #1, Dierdre Holder as gossipy woman #2, Pat Crawford Brown as Ida Greenberg, Stacey Travis as Jordana Geist, Trevor Gagnon as Freddy, Billy Unger as Chad, Noah Matthews as little boy, Josh Reaves as little boy, John Bobek as Tucker, Colton Shires as boy #1, Kurt Doss as boy #2 and Julian Sylvester as snake handler



Into the WoodsEdit

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See main article: Into the Woods

Original air date: May 6, 2007

Written by: Alexandra Cunningham

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: Susan gets lost in the woods trying to find Mike, Gaby winds up in jail, and Lynette realizes she loves another man.

Recurring Guest Stars: John Slattery as Victor Lang, Jake Cherry as Travers Mclain, Jason Gedrick as Rick Coletti, Greg Evigan as Charles Mclain, Alec Mapa as Vern, Rusty Schwimmer as Toni, [Meeghan Holaway]] as Elizabeth, Scott Atkinson as officer, Jeffrey Stubblefield as Jerome, Simon Brooke as thief, Brendan Patrick Connor as Jeffrey Scott, Todd Kimsey as Ranger Thompson, Tyler Brooks as ranger #2, Christine Clayburg as newscaster and Jenn Liu as waitress.



What Would We Do Without You?Edit

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See main article: What Would We Do Without You?

Original air date: May 13, 2007

Written by: Bob Daily

Directed by: Larry Shaw

Plot Synopsis: A Desperate Housewife faces a potentially fatal health scare and a long awaited marriage proposal keeps the residents of Wisteria Lane full of things to discuss with their neighbors.

Recurring Guest Stars: Rachel Fox as Kayla Huntington, John Slattery as Victor Lang, William Ragsdale as Scott McKinney, Ellen Geer as Lillian Simms, J. Michael Flynn as François, John Rosenfeld as Doctor Shiller, Pamela Shaddock as nurse and Edward Stanley as Mrs. Simms's son.



Getting Married TodayEdit

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See main article: Getting Married Today

Original air date: May 20, 2007

Written by: Joe Keenan and Kevin Murphy

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot Synopsis: A double wedding for two Desperate Housewives, Bree and Orson Hodge return to Wisteria Lane, and Lynette's estranged mother shows up on her doorstep.

Recurring Guest Stars: Rachel Fox as Kayla Huntington, John Slattery as Victor Lang, Polly Bergen as Stella Wingfield, Mike Farrell as Milton Lang, K Callan as Ilene Britt, Steve Tyler as minister, Ridge Canipe as Danny Farrell, Pat Crawford Brown as Ida Greenberg and Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey.


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