Love Is in the Air
Episode 14 of 23 within Season One. Item 14 of 191 overall.
Production number 113.
Tom Spezialy - Writer
Jeff Melman - Director
13 votes

It's Valentine's Day on Wisteria Lane, and love is all around (sort of), as Susan looks forward to a romantic date with Mike Delfino, until she learns a surprising fact about her favorite plumber. Also, Mike breaks into a neighbors house and is shot and tries to hide it from Susan.

Meanwhile, after reconciling their relationship, Bree discovers something new about her husband Rex when it comes to his sexual needs.

Meanwhile;Lynette's cranky and lonely old neighbor accuses the Scavo twins of thievery as Lynette tries her best to handle the situation. Lastly, Gabrielle's work adventures continue as she gets a gig as a mattress model for the "Siesta King".

original airdate--February 13,2005  rating--22.30 million


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

  1. "Love Is in the Air" (Song title from A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum Cut)


Goofs-- Lynette's youngest son has a shaved head in the beginning of the episode, however during the scene outside with Mike, his hair is much longer. When he goes back inside to get punishment from Lynette, his head is shaved again.

  • When Lynette and Mrs. McCluskey argue in the boys' room, Lynette is holding two pillows, one in a blue pillowcase, the other in a patterned pillowcase. Not only do the pillows keep switching places in Lynette's hands, but when she throws the blue pillow at the door as Mrs. McCluskey is leaving, the patterned one hits it.


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Previous episode :
013 Your Fault
Next episode :
015 Impossible

alternative title

Also known as - What I Did for Love

regional titles

Love Is in the Air
L'amour est dans l'air
Liebe liegt in der Luft
L'amore nell'aria
El amor esta en el aire