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Desperate Housewives

S7-E21 Then I Really Got Scared

S7-E21 Then I Really Got Scared



As the series saunters towards its finale, the scriptwriters seem to have totally lost the plot. There’s no real focus to the episode. We don’t know whether to be on tenterhooks over Felicia’s attempts to poison Paul and frame Susan for his death or intrigued by the cop who has been stalking (or as he puts it “courting”) Bree and is, in case you haven’t recognised him, slimmed-down British hunk Jonathan Cake.

We do, however, get an inkling that the latest marital row in the Scavo household may be the last one, as well as a laughable storyline about a horror film that’s giving Juanita Solis nightmares, although at least this is bolstered by the appearance of a mysterious man skulking around Wisteria Lane. If I’m not mistaken it’s Ugly Betty’s Tony Plana under that trilby.


Paul begins to suspect Susan is responsible for his rapidly declining health, while Lynette and Tom disagree over where to go on their family holiday. Gabrielle is given cause to regret allowing Juanita to watch a horror film, and Bree goes on a date with a detective.

Cast & Crew

Paul Young Mark Moses
Susan Delfino Teri Hatcher
Lynette Scavo Felicity Huffman
Tom Scavo Doug Savant
Gabrielle Solis Eva Longoria
Juanita Solis Madison De La Garza
Bree Van de Kamp Marcia Cross
Renee Perry Vanessa Williams
Carlos Solis Ricardo Chavira
Lee McDermott Kevin Rahm
Parker Scavo Joshua Logan Moore
Penny Scavo Darcy Rose Byrnes
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