Gabrielle organizes a Halston fashion show for charity highlighting the ladies of Wisteria Lane.  John's mother, Helen Rowlan (Kathryn Harrold) thinks her son is sleeping with Susan and not Gabrielle, but Gabrielle soon confesses.  Carlos is arrested before he finds out.  Bree and Rex argue on how to punish Andrew for putting Carlos' mom in the hospital.  Police investigate a toy chest that Paul Young dumped in the river.  Lynette uses her business skills to poach a nanny, Claire (Marla Sokoloff).

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Desperate Housewives Season 1 Episode 9 Quotes

Bree: It's just not right.
Rex: What?
Bree: A woman is in a coma, because of Andrew. And there he is, happy as a clam!
Rex: Well, we grounded him, we took away the TV in his room. How many more ways do you want to punish him

Gabrielle was waiting for her next great idea. Her first great idea came when she was fifteen, after her stepfather paid her a late night visit. She bought a bus ticket to New York the very next day. Her next occurred five years later when she decided to seduce a famous fashion photographer. One week later, she began her career as a runway model. Which soon led her to her next great idea. Her decision to marry Carlos Solis. Before she knew it, she had jumped off the runway and moved to the suburbs. Her most recent great idea was born out of her boredom with her new life. That's how she came to start an affair with her teenage gardener, which was cut short by the tragic accident, so once again, Gabrielle was in need of a great idea.

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