Susan: I promise no feather duster and no purple bra.
Principal Hobson: And no bustier... Nice talking to you.

No matter how secure we are, we all experience moments of dread. It may be just before we open our credit card bill or hand over a note to our teacher or step on the scale after a week away from the gym. Yes, we all experience moments of dread. And sometimes, we have no one to blame but ourselves.

Mary Alice

People do good deeds for many reasons, but sometimes good deeds have bad consequences. Correcting a colleague's mistake could breed resentment. Opening one's home to a friend can damage that friendship. Trying to bring a spouse closer might push her further away. That's why there's an old expression about helping people - No good deed goes unpunished.

Mary Alice

Lynette, you did a great job ignoring what he asked for. All that's missing is an antique jar for Tom to put his testicles in.

Renee

Gaby: Girls, no running.
Bree: Is that all you're going to do?
Gaby: Of course not. Next time, I'll trip one of them.

Good deeds aren't always done for the purest of reasons. We may be trying to impress. We may be acting out of guilt. We may be expecting something in return, but occasionally a good deed comes straight from the heart.

Mary Alice

Bree: There were two dozen cookies on that plate.
Gaby: Yeah, you can't leave food out. They're like bears - you've gonna have to to tie it up in a tree.

The residents of Wisteria Lane are nothing if not loyal. But, there are times when that loyalty is put to the test by the desire to help a stricken friend, by the need to protect a long buried secret, by the movement of two lives in opposite directions. And sometimes just as one test of loyalty ends, another begins.

Mary Alice

You know what they say - Ugly plus money equals handsome!

Renee
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