Mama Spent Money When She Had None
Episode 14 of 24 within Season Five. Item 108 of 191 overall.
Production number 514.
Jason Ganzel - Writer
David Warren - Director
5 votes

Money: some people got it and some people don't,Bree reaps the success of her new book by treating herself to a new car, while Lynette and Tom resolve to sell his Mustang for some extra cash; and Susan is determined to send MJ to the best school, even though she and Mike can't afford it.

Meanwhile, Gaby joins Edie's no nonsense boot camp to get herself back into shape, and Lee is conflicted over whether to tell Lynette and Tom some disturbing facts about Dave.

original airdate--February 8,2009    rating--13.82 million


music--Theme song--"Desperate Housewives" by Danny Elfman

  1. "Mama Spent Money When She Had None" by Stephen Sondheim   (Lyric line from Children and Art from Sunday In The Park)


Trivia:  title comes from the song "Children and Art" written by Stephen Sondheim for the musical Sunday in the Park with George.


regional titles

Mama uitgegeven geld When She Had Geen
Mama Spent Money When She Had None
Mama dépensé de l'argent quand elle avait Aucun
Mama Geld ausgegeben, als sie noch keine
Mama Caite Airgead Nuair Dá mbeadh sí ar bith
Mama speso soldi When She Had None
Mama gastado dinero cuando tuvo Ninguno