Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004

Desperate Housewives

As red-state America was supposedly pining for traditional values, the breakout hit on TV was a campy nighttime soap that showcased a quintet of sex-crazed women (from left: Nicollette Sheridan, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria, and Teri Hatcher). Pill popping, adultery, drunken driving, suicide — anything goes on manicured Wisteria Lane. Suburban dysfunction has rarely been this much fun — or popular