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Desperate Housewives

It Wasn't Meant to Happen (Season 2, Episode 20)
TV-14
TV Episode | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

The teenage father of Gabrielle and Carlos' adoptive baby wants to lay claims; Edie is heartbroken after Karl breaks off their engagement; Lynette helps coach Ed's online love life, which backfires; Bree puts her mind to keep Peter in her ...See moreThe teenage father of Gabrielle and Carlos' adoptive baby wants to lay claims; Edie is heartbroken after Karl breaks off their engagement; Lynette helps coach Ed's online love life, which backfires; Bree puts her mind to keep Peter in her life. Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Director
Writers
Marc Cherry (created by) | Tom Spezialy | Jenna Bans (story editor) | Joshua Senter (story editor) (as Josh Senter)
Cinematographer
Richard M. Rawlings Jr. (as Richard Rawlings)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 30, 2006

Release date
Apr 30, 2006 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Teri Hatcher
Susan Mayer Susan Mayer   See fewer
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Felicity Huffman
Lynette Scavo Lynette Scavo   See fewer
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Marcia Cross
Bree Van De Kamp Bree Van De Kamp   See fewer
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Eva Longoria
Gabrielle Solis Gabrielle Solis   See fewer
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Nicollette Sheridan
Edie Britt Edie Britt   See fewer
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Alfre Woodard
Betty Applewhite Betty Applewhite   See fewer
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Ricardo Chavira
Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira) Carlos Solis (as Ricardo Antonio Chavira)   See fewer
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Mark Moses
Paul Young (credit only) Paul Young (credit only)   See fewer
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Andrea Bowen
Julie Mayer Julie Mayer   See fewer
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Doug Savant
Tom Scavo Tom Scavo   See fewer
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Cody Kasch
Zach Young (credit only) Zach Young (credit only)   See fewer
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Richard Burgi
Karl Mayer Karl Mayer   See fewer
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Brenda Strong
Mary Alice Young (voice) Mary Alice Young (voice)   See fewer
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James Denton
Mike Delfino Mike Delfino   See fewer
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Shawn Pyfrom
Andrew Van De Kamp (credit only) Andrew Van De Kamp (credit only)   See fewer
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Joy Jorgensen
Danielle Van De Kamp (as Joy Lauren) Danielle Van De Kamp (as Joy Lauren)   See fewer
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Mehcad Brooks
Matthew Applewhite Matthew Applewhite   See fewer
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Brent Kinsman
Preston Scavo Preston Scavo   See fewer
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Shane Kinsman
Porter Scavo Porter Scavo   See fewer
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Zane Huett
Parker Scavo Parker Scavo   See fewer
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Nashawn Kearse
Caleb Applewhite (as NaShawn Kearse) Caleb Applewhite (as NaShawn Kearse)   See fewer
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Currie Graham
Ed Ferrara Ed Ferrara   See fewer
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Lee Tergesen
Peter McMillan Peter McMillan   See fewer
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Nichole Hiltz
Libby Collins Libby Collins   See fewer
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Eddie McClintock
Frank Helm Frank Helm   See fewer
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M.C. Gainey
Claude Claude   See fewer
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Sam Horrigan
Dale Helm Dale Helm   See fewer
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John Mariano
Oliver Weston Oliver Weston   See fewer
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Anthony DeSantis
Shirtless Man Shirtless Man   See fewer
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Barry Sigismondi
Football Coach Football Coach   See fewer
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Jesse Corti
Social Worker Social Worker   See fewer
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Mark Brady
Officer #1 Officer #1   See fewer
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Dawn Marie Anderson
Karl's Ex-Girlfriend #3 (uncredited) Karl's Ex-Girlfriend #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lisa Clark
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Faith Dever
Baby Lilly (uncredited) Baby Lilly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hope Dever
Baby Lilly (uncredited) Baby Lilly (uncredited)   See fewer
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April Eckfeld
Karl's Break-Up Girlfriend (uncredited) Karl's Break-Up Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Greg Haines
Customer in Donut Shop (uncredited) Customer in Donut Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hayley Holmes
Cheerleader (uncredited) Cheerleader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erin Howie
Karl's Ex-Girlfriend #2 (uncredited) Karl's Ex-Girlfriend #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessica Noel Smith
Cheerleader (uncredited) Cheerleader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jaron Whitfill
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.3 / 10 | 390 votes