Air Date: Sunday, March 15, 2009
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:01 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#517) "The Story of Lucy and Jessie"
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Swoosie Kurtz Guest Stars

"The Story of Lucy and Jessie" � Friendliness is disguised as a hidden agenda on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, MARCH 15 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET). When Susan tries to impress Jessie (Swoosie Kurtz), a teacher at work, Jessie comes away with the wrong impression; with the wrong intent, Gaby convinces Carlos to hire Lynette; as Orson's shameful habit grows, Bree will protect herself from embarrassment at all costs; and a suspicious Edie slyly digs further into Dave's past.

"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Hodge, Eva Longoria Parker as Gabrielle Solis, Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Kyle MacLachlan as Orson Hodge, Dana Delany as Katherine Mayfair, Neal McDonough as Dave, Shawn Pyfrom as Andrew Van De Kamp, Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young, James Denton as Mike Delfino, Charlie Carver as Porter Scavo, Max Carver as Preston Scavo, Joshua Moore as Parker Scavo and Kendall Applegate as Penny Scavo.

Guest stars include Swoosie Kurtz as Jessie, Leslie Boone as Lucy, Kevin Rahm as Lee MacDermott, and John Rubenstein as Principal Hobson.

"The Story of Lucy and Jessie" was directed by Bethany Rooney and written by Jordon Nardino.

"Desperate Housewives" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.

This episode of "Desperate Housewives" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.

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