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Desperate Housewives Episode Recap: "The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened"
Jan 19, 2009 11:14 AM ET by Mickey O'Connor
Meet Eli Scruggs (guest star Beau Bridges), handyman extraordinaire who is like a Forrest Gump-type figure, the eyes and ears of Wisteria Lane, whose presence was felt in some significant plot developments over the years. We'll ignore the fact that such a crucial figure has never appeared on the show before and enjoy all the flashbacks! Eli's first significant contribution to Desperate Housewives' 100th episode is to die while fixing Susan's roof, hence we travel back in time to see how Eli helped our girls get their respective grooves back.
Eva Longoria slaps on a circa-2003 wig to play Spoiled Former Model Gaby, who is very lonely and hates living in Fairview. Eli, who is there fixing the sink, suggests that she invite her neighbors over for poker. When they arrive, Gaby's maid tells them she likes to make an entrance, and boy, does she