Desperate Housewives “Give Me The Blame” & “Finishing The Hat” Season 8 Episode 22 & 23 airs Sunday, May 13 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network
Episode Synopsis: “Desperate Housewives” ends its successful eight-season run on the ABC Television Network with a splashy two-hour finale event on SUNDAY, MAY 13 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET). The show premiered on October3, 2004 and was a smash hit right out of the gate, winning both the 2005 and 2006 Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy, among other accolades.
All good things eventually come to an end, and in the two-hour finale, “Give Me the Blame” / “Finishing the Hat,” Trip (Scott Bakula) begs Bree to tell him what really happened the night of Alejandro’s murder as her trial begins to go south and it looks like she’s about to be convicted; Gaby tries to come up with a solution that will take the burden off of Bree; Susan tries to keep the sale of her house private until she’s had a chance to break the news to the ladies; Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany) returns to Wisteria Lane and offers Lynette an intriguing job opportunity – which could end her chances of reconciling with Tom; the women all agree to take care of Mrs. McCluskey when they discover that she wants to die with dignity at home; Susan finds herself at wits end when Julie goes into labor at the most inopportune time; and Renee is shocked to discover that, as their wedding nears, Ben has been arrested and thrown in jail.
Show Summary: All good things eventually come to an end, and in the final season of this landmark show, the stakes are at an all-time high. Winner of both the 2005 and 2006 Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy – “Desperate Housewives” is a primetime soap with a truly contemporary take on “happily ever after.” The series, which takes a darkly comedic look at suburbia — where the secret lives of housewives aren’t always what they seem — began with Mary Alice Young inside her perfect house, in the loveliest of suburbs, taking her own life. Commenting from her elevated point of view, she took us into the lives of her family, friends and neighbors.