Desperate Housewives

Trivia: Ricardo Antonio Chavira was almost replaced as Carlos Solis because the producers felt his acting was stiff in the Pilot.

Finishing the Hat - S8-E23

Trivia: Creator Marc Cherry and executive producer Bob Daily have cameos in this episode as movers during the last act.

Everybody Ought to Have a Maid - S6-E5

Trivia: Juanita has a friend, Rachel, over at the Solis' house. The actress who plays Rachel is the same actor they used to play young Bree in season 8 episode 7.

City on Fire - S5-E8

Trivia: The person playing "Jackson" in this episode is a stand in for the entire episode, as the actor who normally plays him was unavailable for filming due to a severe motorcycle accident.

There Won't Be Trumpets - S1-E17

Trivia: Bree and Lynette are walking to Juanita's funeral. In the original broadcast Bree said, "You have to hand it to Gabi and Carlos. They do grief better than anyone." However, her mouth doesn't say "Gabi and Carlos," but rather "the Catholics", and the audio has a noticeable change at that point. Also, the closed captioning just says "them". It seems that the line was changed in post-production with an overdub, possibly due to the Pope dying around the same time. The correct version is on the DVD.


Trivia: Bree has been proposed to eight times throughout the series. Once by the man she turned down for Rex, then by Rex, George, Orson, Karl, Keith, Chuck, and presumably Chip as well.


Trivia: Kathryn Joosten died on 2 June 2012, twenty days after the on-screen death from cancer of her character, Karen McCluskey, on the final episode of the show.

My Husband, the Pig - S3-E16

Trivia: This is the first episode not to feature Marcia Cross (Bree). Cross was already four to five months pregnant and took maternity leave from this point until the end of the season. Her stand-in was used for her appearance at the beginning.

Trivia: Before being cast as Katherine Mayfair, Dana Delany auditioned for the role of Bree van der Kamp and was offered the part. But after much thought she decided to turn down the role, saying it was too similar to her role in Pasadena.

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".

Listen to the Rain on the Roof - S3-E1

Trivia: 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!"

Epiphany - S6-E20

Other mistake: Throughout the sixth season Eddie Orlofsky attends school with Porter Scavo, and Danny Bolen, witch means they must be close in age. However, in season 6 episode 20, it is revealed that Eddie was in high school the same time as Danielle. This does not make sense due to the fact that while Danielle was in high school, Porter and Preston were about 10.


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