"Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fifth Season" DVD Review

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
September 3, 2009

Yes, I’ll admit it, I LOVE watching the tv show “Desperate Housewives.” I had the opportunity to review “Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fifth Season” and loved it! It is hilarious to watch Bree, Lynette, Susan, Edie, and Gabrielle in this funny show about housewives, their friendships, families, and trials they face in life. There were a few episodes that left me in tears and others that left me inspired – wanting to be a better wife and mom. On September 1st, 2009, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment released “Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fifth Season” on DVD!!

“Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fifth Season” includes every Season Five episode of the long-running Emmy and Golden Globe winning series, as well as exclusive bonus features that will shock and delight viewers with new revelations.

The ladies of Wisteria Lane have still more scandalous secrets to unveil in their fifth season, as
Susan (Teri Hatcher), Lynette (Felicity Huffman), Bree (Marcia Cross), Gabrielle (Eva Longoria
Parker), Katherine (Dana Delaney) and Edie (Nicollette Sheridan) give the residents of Fairview
plenty to talk about. The show’s subversively funny take on suburban life reveals all the juicy
secrets lurking behind closed doors in this seemingly perfect community.

The two-time winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an
Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fifth Season stars Teri
Hatcher (Coraline), Felicity Huffman (Transamerica), Marcia Cross (“Everwood”), Eva Longoria
(Over Her Dead Body), Nicollette Sheridan (Code Name: The Cleaner), James Denton(“Threat
Matrix”), Doug Savant (“24”), Ricardo Antonio Chavira (“Six Feet Under”), Dana Delany
(“Kidnapped”), Neal McDonough (“Boomtown”) and Kyle MacLachlan (“In Justice”).

Bonus Features
• Teri & Cherry – A look at Wisteria Lane’s dynamic duo!
• Desperate Housewives: Evolution of a modern classic
• Cherry-Picked: Marc Cherry’s Favorite Moments from Season 5
• Deleted Scenes
• Bloopers
• Audio Commentaries

STREET DATE: September 1, 2009
Suggested retail price: $59.99 US; $79.99 Canada
Feature run time: 1032 min.
Rated: US ‘TV-14 DLSV’; Canada ‘14A’

Technical specifications may only apply to feature
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Languages: English, French and Spanish subtitles







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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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