Anything You Can Do (Desperate Housewives)

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"Anything You Can Do"
Desperate Housewives episode
Episode no.Season 1
Episode 7
Directed byLarry Shaw
Written byJohn Pardee & Joey Murphy
Production code107
Original air dateNovember 21, 2004
Guest appearance(s)
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"Anything You Can Do" is the seventh episode of the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. The episode was the seventh episode for the show's first season. The episode was written by John Pardee and Joey Murphy and was directed by Larry Shaw. It originally aired on Sunday, November 21, 2004.


Lynette continues to use the twins' ADD medication to prepare a dinner party for Tom's colleagues. After Andrew gets in trouble at school, Bree and Rex add to the mix by announcing that they will divorce. Susan and Mike's first date is interrupted by Mike's friend Kendra who asks him how he is doing with his mission. Susan becomes very suspicious and is surprised when the relationship turns out to be platonic. Gabrielle tries to break up Danielle and John when she becomes very selfish. Gabrielle tries to get Danielle out of the way by sponsoring her for model school but Bree refuses. Gabrielle invites John over, while Juanita and Carlos are away, for break-up sex. When Rex begins to shower them with gifts, Bree decides to make Andrew and Danielle refuse their gifts or they will not be allowed back home. Danielle gives in but Andrew drives away in his car. After getting rejected by his father, Andrew returns home drunk and accidentally runs over Juanita Solis, who had just caught Gabrielle and John in bed, having visited the Alpine Garden Society.

Title reference[edit]

The episode title Anything You Can Do comes from the musical, Annie Get Your Gun. (See "Anything You Can Do (song)")

International titles[edit]

  • Finnish: Kilpailijat (The Competitors)
  • French: Chaque victoire a un prix (Every victory has a price)
  • German: Gewinner und Verlierer (Winners and Losers)
  • Hungarian: Bármi megeshet! (Anything can happen)
  • Italian Competizione (Competition)
  • Spanish Lo que puedas hacer (Whatever you can do)