Desperate Housewives

Season 5 Episode 8

City on Fire

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Nov 16, 2008 on ABC
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Susan's daughter Julie (former series regular Andrea Bowen) comes to visit, and brings along her 40-year-old boyfriend (guest star Steven Weber). A reporter named Sandra Birch (guest star Rachael Harris) goes out of her way to make Bree look like a sham, whereas Gabrielle and Carlos learn they have been included in maniacal Mrs. Hildebrand's (guest star Frances Conroy) will, as the sole heirs of her entire fortune. In the meantime, Mrs. McCluskey and Roberta (guest star Lily Tomlin) decide to go and see Dr. Heller (guest star Stephen Spinella), unaware that he is already in Fairview and looking for Dave Williams. The men of Wisteria Lane prepare to play at the annual "Battle of the Bands" concert at The White Horse Club, and a fire breaks out and puts lives on the line. Some will fall as a hero will rise...moreless

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Frances Conroy

Frances Conroy

Virginia Hildebrand

Guest Star

Gail O'Grady

Gail O'Grady

Anne Schilling

Guest Star

Rachael Harris

Rachael Harris

Sandra Birch

Guest Star

Kathryn Joosten

Kathryn Joosten

Karen McCluskey

Recurring Role

Gale Harold

Gale Harold

Jackson Braddock

Recurring Role

Kevin Rahm

Kevin Rahm

Lee McDermott

Recurring Role

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