Desperate Housewives

Season 7 Episode 7

A Humiliating Business

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Nov 07, 2010 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Gabrielle's remark about Tom Scavo being two drinks away from being gay may be an in-joke to the fact that Doug Savant had played a gay character named Matt in "Melrose Place".

    • After Bob passes on the tickets to a musical theatre piece, Gabrielle, wanting to give him tickets to something, suggests "Barbra". She is referring to Barbra Streisand, an American singer, actress, director, and songwriter.

    • Gabrielle offers Bob tickets to an orchestra-level session of Cats, which is a musical composed by Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T. S. Eliot. The London production ran for twenty one years and the Broadway production ran for eighteen years, both setting long-run records.

    • Bob: When I found out Lee had seen Annie six times, even I wanted to gay-bash him.

      Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip "Little Orphan Annie", with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan. It spawned numerous productions in many countries, as well as national tours, and won the Tony Award for "Best Musical".

    • Episode Title: The title of this episode comes from a lyric in the song "Every Day a Little Death", in the Stephen Sondheim musical A Little Night Music.

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