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Desperate Housewives

Best: 'Desperate Housewives' make a five-year leap It could have been a jump-the-shark moment, but instead, "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry's time jump reinvigorated a show that was already on a Dana Delaney-juiced high. It separated lovebirds Susan and Mike, made Bree into a Martha Stewart-esque mogul, gave Tom and Lynnette some problematic teenagers, and rounded out Gaby literally and figuratively.Ron Tom / ABC