"Every Day a Little Death" is the 12th episode of the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. The episode was the 12th episode for the show's first season. The episode was written by Chris Black and was directed by David Grossman. It originally aired on Sunday January 16, 2005.nThe people of Wisteria Lane find out the fate of Mrs. Huber. Lynette tries to get into a yoga class by claiming that her son, Parker, has cancer. Edie plans a funeral for Martha and she and Susan are the only mourners. When Susan learns from Felicia that Martha kept a diary, she is forced to tell Edie the truth about the house fire. Bree gets closer to George but decides to call it off after she sends him to the hospital by accidentally shooting him in the middle toe. Carlos arrives home on house arrest which is something Gabrielle had not expected causing a few marriage strains.nThe episode title Every Day a Little Death comes from a song in the Stephen Sondheim musical, A Little Night Music.