Trivia: Series 3 Episode 5: During the opening scenes while Mary Alice is narrating "a cable cut just as the husband's friends arrive," Chris Walters ("Major Victory" from the Sci-Fi channel's reality show Who Wants To Be A Super Hero?) can be seen as one of the "husband's friends".
Trivia: Season 3 Episode 1: At the beginning of this episode when Carolyn walks in on Orson cleaning up, and asks where Alma is, the parrot replies, "Orson no, Orson no!" This is a reference to Kyle MacLachlan's former role in the series "Twin Peaks" when during a murder investigation, a clue is given by a bird named Waldo screeching, "Leo no, Leo no!"
Trivia: Almost all of the series' episode titles are either a line from or the title of a Stephen Sondheim song.
Trivia: Season 3 Episode 21: Although Edie's ex-husband is called "Charles McLain", his name is never mentioned in the episode.