Desperate Housewives

Season 5 Episode 13

The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jan 18, 2009 on ABC
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When neighborhood handyman Eli Scruggs (guest star Beau Bridges), passes away, the residents of Wisteria Lane come to realize just how much he affected their lives. Gabrielle recalls how Eli helped her make new friends when she moved in, Lynette remembers how he came to her aide when she was overwhelmed and neglected Penny, Susan reflects on how he was always there for her as a shoulder to cry on each time a man walked out of her life, Edie looks back on their special friendship, and Bree thinks fondly of how a small gesture he once made helped get her to where she is today.moreless

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Beau Bridges

Beau Bridges

Eli Scruggs

Guest Star

Matt Cedeño

Matt Cedeño

Umberto Roswell

Guest Star

Kathryn Joosten

Kathryn Joosten

Karen McCluskey

Recurring Role

Lucille Soong

Lucille Soong

Yao Lin

Recurring Role

Christine Estabrook

Christine Estabrook

Martha Huber

Recurring Role

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