The fifth season premiered on September 28, 2008, with the time period jumping five years after the previous season, with some flashbacks to events which happened between the two periods.
Meanwhile, Lynette has to adjust to the arrival of Tom's previously unknown daughter and her mother to the family.
Gabrielle struggles with Carlos' blindness, two young daughters, and a financial crisis.
Bree and Orson have marriage problems because Bree has become too focused on her career as a successful cookbook writer and caterer, while Orson was in prison her daughter came back for her son.
Perkins, John Pardee, Joey Murphy, David Grossman, and Larry Shaw.
Set on Wisteria Lane, a street in the fictional town of Fairview in the fictional Eagle State, Desperate Housewives follows the lives of a group of women as seen through the eyes of their late friend and neighbor who committed suicide in the pilot episode.
Edie dies of electrocution after a car crash, before she can expose Dave moments after she discovers his secret.