Episode 2.02: You Could Drive a Person
Airdate: October 2, 2005
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.
One of the housewives is late with her newspaper payments, and gets in a fight with the paperboy. One of the housewives is hitting up different therapists for medication.
Gabrielle brings cash to a woman in a bad neighborhood, which she ultimately holds on to herself. Lynette settles in at her job, and is being pitched an ad campaign by two young writers.
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.
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