The Best Episodes of 'Desperate Housewives'

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Vote up your favorite episodes of Desperate Housewives to air.

There are so many juicy episodes of Desperate Housewives that keep you coming back for more and more drama, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Gossip" the best, or is "Liasons" your favorite episode of Desperate Housewives? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Desperate Housewives are, let's rank every Desperate Housewives episode from best to worst.

Desperate Housewives is an American soap opera and comedic drama series created by Marc Cherry. Desperate Housewives premiered on ABC on October 3, 2004. The series has received numerous Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, winning a total of 7 and 3 respectively. 

Vote up your favorite episodes of Desperate Housewives, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Desperate Housewives episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • Something's Coming

    Something's Coming

    December 2, 2007
    29 votes
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 9

    Things take an unexpected turn when a large tornado hits Wisteria Lane, forcing the residents to seek shelter; Katherine comes clean about her and Adam's past.

  • Bang


    November 5, 2006
    41 votes
    • Season: 3
    • Episode Number: 7

    The day begins just as every other... Except today, there will be a deadly hostage situation in a local supermarket.

  • Guilty


    November 28, 2004
    8 votes
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 8

    Bree and Rex cover up Andrew's accident; Susan grows suspicious of Mike's real reason for moving to Wisteria Lane; Gabrielle questions the priest, who John confessed her adulterous affair ...

  • You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover

    You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover

    November 11, 2007
    7 votes
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 7

    Lynette's estranged sisters, Lydia and Lucy, come to visit where they argue over taking in their irresponsible mother, Stella, who continues to be a nuisance to everyone. 

  • Hello, Little Girl

    Hello, Little Girl

    April 27, 2008
    7 votes
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 13

    Bree and Katherine decide to become business partners, and Mike discovers the truth about the accident that almost killed him.

  • Sunday


    April 13, 2008
    6 votes
    • Season: 4
    • Episode Number: 11

    A few skeletons in Kathryn Mayfair's abundant closets are sneaking out, and a surprise wedding ceremony takes place.