8 Reasons Bree Van de Kamp Was The Best Character On Desperate Housewives
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8 Reasons Bree Van de Kamp Was The Best Character On Desperate Housewives

The show wouldn't be the same without her.

8 Reasons Bree Van de Kamp Was The Best Character On Desperate Housewives

Obviously Desperate Housewives is kind of “old news” since the last episode aired in 2012, but it was still one of the best shows I’ve ever watched. All of the housewives had some great and hilarious qualities that make it hard to pick a favorite, but I have to say that Bree Van de Kamp seriously just gave me life on a regular basis. Here’s why:

1. Her obsessive-compulsive perfectionism

From keeping a spotless house to hand-baking everything from scratch, Bree always keeps up perfect appearances. Her perfectionism may be a little neurotic at times (ahem, like when she finishes polishing the silver after learning that her husband just died); however her lifestyle turns into a successful career when she writes an award-winning cookbook.

2. Her discomfort with public emotion

Bree's cool demeanor is so relatable for anyone who gets awkward about emotion, not to mention hilarious.

3. Her very candid feelings on public transportation (which everyone secretly agrees with)

Have you ever taken the bus at 1 o'clock in the morning, Renee? It makes you want to stop believing in God.


No matter what the situation, Bree Van de Kamp just wouldn't be complete without a basket of fresh muffins to share.

5. Her attempts to understand teenage lingo

The disconnect between Bree and her children accurately sums out how a lot of older generations probably feel about millenials and also reveals how hilariously formal Bree is, even in how she speaks.

6. Her department store scene, also known as the most hilarious rock bottom anyone has ever hit

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Bree's drinking problem takes an all time low when she drinks herself into a stupor and passes out in a department store dressing room, which results in her getting locked in. Props to Bree for having the funniest blackout moment ever!

7. Her smile of death

Bree can do a bitch smile like no other--her ability to shame people into silence with one stare is actually so impressive.

8. Her indisputable badass-ness

Bree's cooking and cleaning hobbies are rivalved only by her impressive gun collection, and she certainly isn't shy about exercising the Second Amendment.

Bree obviously has her shortcomings (like the fact that she made both of her children hate her) but she literally made the show when it was still on TV. Besides, anyone who has that amazing of a hair evolution (that awful flipped-end look in season one to sexy waves in season eight), automatically deserves the title of best desperate housewife.

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