You know what's great about this show? At the end of a season, it's mostly wrapped up so we don't have to spend all summer wondering what's going to happen. There are a few loose ends, but for the most part, our mysteries are solved and over with. First up is Eddie, the Strangler, who has Lynette held hostage when the episode starts. She is still sweet to him, even after learning he's killed all those other girls, and manages to talk him into taking her to the hospital after her water breaks. But Tom shows up, and he holds Lynette's mouth. There's a bit of a struggle, so when Tom leaves and he apologizes, she tells him it's too late; the baby's coming now and he'll have to deliver her. He does, and it includes saving the baby's life when the umbilical cord is wrapped around her neck. He goes to leave after that, but Lynette convinces him to call the police and turn himself in. She even lets him hold the baby. It's amazing how sweet this storyline about a serial killer became.
Danny and Angie are still being held hostage by Patrick, who informs Angie she's going to go with him to Oregon to detonate the bomb, and that he'll kill Danny if the bomb doesn't work. She makes a few changes to the bomb, in that case, and then she tells Danny goodbye and they leave. What she doesn't see, though, is Patrick putting the bomb in the closet outside Danny's room, where he's still tied up. Meanwhile, Gaby's gone to get Nick from the hospital, and he tells her his plan is to climb in the window and rescue Danny, then he passes out. Without filling her in on why, she gets Susan to distract Patrick and Angie by saying goodbye to them, and Gaby runs around and climbs in the window. Susan leaves quickly, as do Patrick and Angie. Patrick then asks Angie if it's true there are 30 seconds after hitting the detonator before it explodes. As Gaby works to untie Danny in the room, he hits the button, and Angie takes off running toward the house. When she's about twenty-eight seconds away, she turns and waves at Patrick, all, "It's in the detonator." He calls her a bitch and then his car blows up. Awesome.
Bree fills Orson and Andrew in on Sam's blackmail plan, and they both tell her not to do it; Andrew's capable of doing his time for the crime. But he's her son, so she signs her company over to Sam. When she tells Orson that was her decision, he points out the hypocrisy of making him serve time for hitting Mike and not making Andrew do the same. She says it's different, but Orson doesn't think so, and he leaves her because she's not the woman of principles that he thought (the cheating wasn't enough of a clue, I guess). When Andrew realizes Orson's gone, Bree asks permission to tell Gaby, which she does as the episode ends.
Susan and Mike spend the whole episode moving and worrying about MJ's toy dinosaur that they accidentally sold at a garage sale. And a nurse who dies at the hospital has a secret that she tells her priest, who tells the hospital chief, who meets with his advisers. They say that these people will sue for a lot of money and one of the families lives on Wisteria Lane. How can they tell them the child they love isn't theirs? It's obviously MJ, which means Mike and Susan will get plenty of money to move back into their house. Unfortunately, Lee found a renter right away, and it's Paul Young, back to haunt us for another season.
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Previously: This whole season happened. Susan and Mike are poor now, so they have to move off the Lane. But they're just renting, not selling the house. Rex's illegitimate son blackmailed Bree by threatening to go to the police about Andrew hitting Carlos's mom with his car way back in the first season. Patrick held Angie and Danny hostage, but Angie managed to slip a note into Gaby's lasagna asking her to get Nick. Lynette figured out Eddie was the killer, so he locked her in his house.
Mary Alice Voices Over that all Lynette could think of was her children. We get flashbacks of her memories of her four kids (and we even get the actors who played the young twins scaring her with a frog). Then she stops thinking and tells Eddie she can help him, by telling the police he almost had no choice about his mean, angry, drunken mother. He wonders about the other girls, and Lynette realizes the extent of what he's done. Still, he doesn't want to hurt her, and says he'll drive into the middle of nowhere and drop her off so he can be long gone before she calls the police. She tells him she can't go anywhere right now; her water just broke. MAVO says that now Lynette's especially thinking about the child she's about to give birth to. Title card.
MAVO introduces us to a new character. An old lady in a wheelchair, who she says was Teresa Pruitt, who used to be a maternity nurse at Fairview Hospital. We see her in the past with Julie and a baby, then Gaby and a baby, then Lynette and a baby. It was a job Teresa loved, but that was many years ago, and now she's back at Fairview Hospital as a patient. With a secret. A priest comes into her room and tells her how sorry he is. She says not to be; it's her time. Then she asks if he knew she used to be a nurse in this hospital. He remembers she just retired a few years ago, but she says it wasn't retirement. She quit out of guilt for having done something awful. He asks if she wants to take confession, but she doesn't, because confessions are private, and she wants the people who run the hospital to know what she did and make it right.
Gaby's somewhere else in the hospital asking a nurse if she can see Nick, but since it's not visiting hours, and he just came out of a coma, she can't see him if she's not immediate family. She tries to pay the nurse off with the $12 she has in her purse, only she needs $10 of it for parking, so... needless to say, the $2 bribe doesn't work on this particular nurse. The nurse tells her to come back later, but then the nurse is called away by Dr. Burke in radiology. Gaby puts some gum in her mouth and puts on her best fake Italian accent for the new nurse. She pretends she's Nick's wife Angie, and says the blond woman coming around must have been his whore. When the nurse wants to get her supervisor, Gaby says she doesn't have time for that. "I got sauce on the stove, ziti in the oven, and a moustache that needs to get bleached." The nurse leads her away to Nick's room.