Previously, on Desperate Housewives — Want to spice up a show? Introduce a stripper with a heart of gold. We also learned just how annoying her little-girl voice is.
Julie Benz has revealed that she would love to return to Desperate Housewives. Benz appeared in the show's sixth season as Robin, a stripper who began a relationship with Katherine Dana Delany. Speaking to DSBenz explained that she wanted to stay on the programme for much longer.
In the episode, former stripper Robin Gallagher Julie Benz interacts with each of the women of Wisteria Lanedrastically affecting their lives. She grows particularly close to Katherine Mayfair Dana Delanywith whom she shares a kiss during a bar outing. The episode was written by David Schladweiler and directed by David Warren. It included the second in a string of guest appearances by Benz, who had recently departed as a regular from the Showtime drama series, Dexter.
Robin Gallagher was a stripper who was encouraged by Susan Delfino to quit her job at Double D'sa local strip club, and turn her life around. She later became Katherine Mayfair 's only homosexual romantic interest. Robin had a tough childhood - she was brought up by her alcoholic mother on a small caravan site.
Championships in junior ice dancing with her skating partner David Schilling, and finished in 13th place. At age 15, Benz was told by an acting coach that she would never succeed as an actress. According to Benz, "I remember the teacher telling me I should not even try acting.
But Gaby takes it in stride, of course. Then, she shimmies up the pole and gives it a whirl — with hilarious results, of course. The whole interaction is worth a laugh or two.
Robin, the stripper from Karl's gentlemen's club, is now living with Susan and Mike, and she's managed to shake things up in a major way on Wisteria Lane. In an episode devoted to Robin and the different ways she's affected all the women on the street, we see once again that most of the "Desperate Housewives" are pretty horrible people, and you're glad you don't live on their cul-de-sac. But it's a difficult thing to take five -- six if you count Karen McCluskey -- different women, bring them into contact with another, and somehow advance their plotlines or draw out their character. Instead the writers simply ended up cranking out the same old cliches -- Susan is jealous of Mike's interactions with women!