Every day is a masquerade. Bree goes to extremes to hide her true intentions from Orson; Susan and Jackson put on an act for the authorities.
Meanwhile, Lynette is shocked at the lengths Tom will go to in order to look younger. Katherine masks the truth from Mike, afraid to lose him; and Dave is on edge when he learns a key witness to his misdeeds surfaces.
original airdate--May 10,2009 rating--12.29 million
music--Theme song--"Desperate Housewives" by Danny Elfman
Trivia: title is taken from the song of the same name that was cut from the 1970 Stephen Sondheim musical, Company. (It returned, however, for the 1995 revival.
Goof: When Bree pours Carl a scotch, it's actually a bottle of Blanton's Single Barrel Bourbon Whisky.