We first meet Mary Alice Young on Desperate Housewives just moments before she blows her brains out.  The first season of the show was about the mystery of why this seemingly happy housewife commited suicide.  As we delved into her and the neighborhood's secrets we learned why.  Althougth not alive, Mary Alice serves as the show's narrator and is  thus stilla  very prevalent character.

Mary Alice Young Quotes

Cameras are simple tools designed to capture images. Images that tell us more about ourselves than we realize. They remind us of the long journey we've taken. The loved ones who traveled alongside of us. Those we lost along the way. And those waiting for us on the road ahead.

Mary Alice

(narrating) Orson Hodge had always assumed that the moment before he died, his entire life would flash before his eyes. But as he fell from the roof of the Fairview Memorial Hospital, it wasn't his life he saw. It was one night in particular (flashback to the night Monique Polier got killed). Yes, Orson Hodge had always assumed that his life would flash before his eyes the moment before he died. Luckily for Orson, that moment was not scheduled for today.

Mary Alice