We Charge DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES Creator Marc Cherry with Crimes Against Hilarity

After almost seven seasons of mystery and mayhem, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES’ uncanny ability to keep us on our toes has never ceased to amaze. Unfortunately, the most amazing thing about this season thus far has been the shabby treatment of star Vanessa Williams. Despite the show’s spotty track record when it comes to handling new additions to Wisteria Lane (see: Alfre Woodard, Dana Delany, Drea De Mateo, among others), words cannot express our shock and awe as to the way in which creator Marc Cherry, not to mention the entirety of the HOUSEWIVES writing staff have handled the award-winning Williams. Once a staple in our weekly collection of TV quotes of the week courtesy of her flair for transforming even the smallest line of dialogue into a memorable one, this season of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES has relegated her to little more than a bit player. An ugly role that is not at all befitting a talent who consistently had us in stitches for the better part of four season on UGLY BETTY. We’re just sayin’

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