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I come with this proposal to merge Karen into the list of characters for several reasons: the character has a recurring and not an starring role in the series, and many other starring characters have already been merged. As an individual subject, Karen has not managed to prove notability outside the series, with impact in popular culture sections and coverage by a vast amount of reliable secondary sources. The fact that Kathryn Joosten won the award does not make Karen notable, but only Kathryn herself. Almost none of the recurring characters whose portrayer have won the award have individual pages such as Lana Gardner (portrayed by Jean Smart in Frasier), Lois's mother (portrayed by Cloris Leachman in Malcolm in the Middle), Amy Green (Christina Applegate in Friends), and more. Thoughts? --LoЯd ۞pεth 23:05, 29 June 2009 (UTC)
- Yes, I was considering myself to wait for the spin-off's news, but that would be WP:CRYSTALBALL. If it is confirmed that there will be one, Karen's page must certainly be kept because she would be the most important recurring character in one show and a star in another one. I think that a keep would be necessary too if Kathryn joins the main cast as regular character. However, if none of this events happen, then Karen's article is ready for trim and merge. --LoЯd ۞pεth 02:32, 30 June 2009 (UTC)
The grammar on this page is one of if not the worst in the entire Desperate Housewives category at Wikipedia. It is in serious need of a clean up by someone with the time and know-how.
When it was mention or seen that her son was "Freddy" or/and her married name is "Bender". I know that Karen in her world is not famous so she could change surname but when it was said? More important: in which episode she said "Freddy" about her son? Michu1945 (talk) 18:40, 20 April 2011 (UTC)