SUSAN IS SURPRISED TO MEET EDIE'S NEW BOYFRIEND, LYNETTE QUESTIONS TOM'S HOUSEKEEPING, GABRIELLE HELPS A WOMAN FIND HER POWER AND BREE ENDURES THE GRIEVING PROCESS OF HER MOTHER-IN-LAW, ON ABC'S "DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES"
Shirley Knight Guest Stars as Phyllis Van De Kamp
"You Could Drive a Person Crazy" - Susan is surprised, and not pleasantly so, when she finds out who Edie's new boyfriend is. Meanwhile Lynette goes back to work, leaving Tom at home in charge of the house, which turns out to be a better plan in theory. Bree's mother-in-law, Phyllis (guest star Shirley Knight), continues to drive Bree crazy with her melodramatic grieving, and Carlos makes an unusual request of Gabrielle, on "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television
"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Van De Kamp, Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis, Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt, Alfre Woodard as Betty Applewhite, Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young, James Denton as Mike Delfino, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Mark Moses as Paul Young, Richard Burgi as Karl Mayer, Roger Bart as George Williams, Cody Kasch as Zach Young, Andrea Bowen as Jenna Mayer, Shawn Pyfrom as Andrew Van De Kamp, Joy Lauren as Danielle Van De Kamp, Mehcad Brooks as Matthew Applewhite and Jesse Metcalfe as John.
Guest starring are Shirley Knight as Phyllis Van De Kamp, Pat Crawford Brown as Ida Greenberg, Brian George as Mr. Pashmutt, Alexandra Lydon as Rita Rivara, Lenora May as Dr. Mackenzie, Terry Bozeman as Dr. Craig, Daniel Roebuck as Mr. Flannery, Loren Lester as Dr. Baker , Ridge Canipe as Danny Farrell and Harry S. Murphy as Mr. Lentz.
"You Could Drive a Person Crazy" was written by Chris Black and Alexandra Cunningham and directed by David Grossman.
"Desperate Housewives" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
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