Desperate Housewives : Season 3

  • Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 3, 2004
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Metascore
67

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12

Where To Watch

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Critic Reviews

  1. St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    Reviewed by: Gail Pennington
    Jun 20, 2013
    90
    "Desperate Housewives" is not just back, but quite possibly better than ever. [24 Sep 2006]
  2. Deseret News
    Reviewed by: Scott D. Pierce
    Jun 20, 2013
    80
    Cherry delivers on his promise to make the show funnier this season. [23 Sep 2006]
  3. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Jun 20, 2013
    80
    "Housewives" appears to have gotten its humorous groove back. [22 Sep 2006]
  4. The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
    Reviewed by:  John Doyle
    Jun 20, 2013
    80
    This third season promises to be delicious. The first episode is wickedly funny and warped. [22 Sep 2006]
  5. Detroit Free Press
    Reviewed by: Mike Duffy
    Jun 20, 2013
    75
    Judging by the fine, funny - and, yes, mysterious - third season premiere, Cherry is keeping his witty, plot-twisting word ... so far. [24 Sep 2006]
  6. USA Today
    Reviewed by: Robert Bianco
    Jun 20, 2013
    75
    Sunday's third-season premiere is not Desperate at its best, but it's better than most anything the show had to offer last year, particularly at the start. [22 Sep 2006]
  7. New York Post
    Reviewed by: Adam Buckman
    Jun 20, 2013
    63
    The show seems more oriented to female viewers than ever. [24 Sep 2006]

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 45 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Jul 6, 2011
    10
    With a mixture of scoop and scandal, comedy and drama, heroes and villains this show is the best thing that you will ever watch, so hop onWith a mixture of scoop and scandal, comedy and drama, heroes and villains this show is the best thing that you will ever watch, so hop on this roller-coaster ride and hold on tight because this is one journey that you will never forget, with the housewives and the rest of America and the world, this is so exciting and energetic that you will want to go without sleep to know how it ends! Full Review »
  2. Jun 12, 2011
    10
    For a show it is a truly amazing watch with a fine, fine story line and excellent narration. One of the best shows ever created by a longFor a show it is a truly amazing watch with a fine, fine story line and excellent narration. One of the best shows ever created by a long shot! F.R.I.E.N.D.S. is funny, like this show, but it does not have an juicy scandels or cliff hangers! MOVE OVER F.R.I.E.N.D.S.! WOOOHOOO! Full Review »