Housewarming party. Carlos overhears Gabby on the phone with Lecherous Boss. After she hangs up, we learn that LB wants Gabby to take Mrs. LB shopping to he can have time for a quickie with the Hair Ho. Carlos can't stand the immorality of it all. Gabby seems consoled by the fact that her mad blackmailing prowess is getting them some stuff out of the deal, but Carlos can't take it. He wants to confront Brad and get out of the whole deal, but Gabby would rather not have him lose his job and the income that comes with it (not to mention the personal shopper, etc.) As a last desperate act, Gabby asks him to give her a chance to try one other plan before he confronts LB. And what is that plan? "Tomorrow, I'm going to the mall to get my hair cut by a slut."
Mike enters the garage and finds Susan holding the painting. Susan points out Katherine's lie about the glass breaking (a lie that Katherine had also told to Mike), and he stomps off to confront Katherine. Cut to the party guests listening the Mike and Katherine arguing at the top of the stairs. The fight reveals to the guests that Susan found the painting and showed it to Mike, which Gabby thinks is just scandalous. Because she knows that blackmail requires some discretion. Katherine walks down the stairs and stomps off when she sees Susan. The other women assume that Susan was deliberately trying to cause a fight, but she claims not to have enjoyed one minute of it.
The Hair Sluttery. Gabby is in Hair Ho's chair. She explains that she needs a drastic new style to help her cope with the emotional stress of having an affair with a married man. Hair Ho is pretty dim, and after a while Gabby has to just tell her that she's referring to Hair Ho and Lecherous Boss. Hair Ho claims that LB loves her and is going to leave his wife. Gabby points out how unlikely that is, since Mrs. LB is pregnant. Hair Ho claims that LB and Mrs. LB haven't had sex in over a year. Gabby: "Well, call the Vatican, 'cause we're gonna need a manger and some hay." Hair Ho threatens to cut off a sizeable hunk of hair unless Gabby leaves the Hair Sluttery at once. Commercials.
Lynette and Tom are dressing for Bree's dinner party. He hasn't shaved, and springs the news on him that the dinner is actually an ambush job interview. He's pissed off, but she whines and gets him to agree to shave and brush his teeth.
Casa Hodge. Bree's publisher, Bruce, arrives. Bree takes his coat, but he has to retrieve his mini tape recorder before he does so, noting that he would be lost without the ability to instantly record every idea that comes into his head. He mistakenly calls Orson "Orville," and after Bree corrects him, he records a note: "Idea for children's book -- kid who gets the crap beat out of him because he has a goofy name. Could be Orson." The Scavos arrive, and Bree tries to talk up Tom's brilliance to Bruce. But as soon as Tom walks in the door, he staggers off to the kitchen in search of a beer.