Mike's dog pays the price when Edie crashes his dinner date with Susan. Susan and Edie are still fighting over Mike.
Meanwhile, Gabrielle realizes that her lawnboy is taking their fling to heart - and that Carlos may actually be catching on. Also, Bree goads Rex into therapy, where the doctor may be the one who needs the most help. Lynette resorts to drastic measures to keep her kids in line, but it blows up in her face. Mary Alice's past resurfaces - literally - despite Paul's efforts to keep it buried.
Lastly, Susan's secret of accidently burning down Edie's house may come back to haunt her as the measuring cup she left in Edie's house is found - by Mrs. Huber.
original airdate--October 10,2004 rating--20.03 million
music--Theme song--"We Don't Need Lov"... by Fitz & The...
Goofs: When Mike is taking his dog to the vet, we see that Susan's hair is covering her ear in all the shots except the last one when her hair is behind her ear to show that the earring is gone.