This is a list of characters seen and/or heard as ghosts in the entire run of Desperate Housewives. This list does not include mentioned ghosts, like Eli Scruggs' ghost being mentioned in The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, or hallucinations, like Lila Dash, Paige Dash, and Samuel Heller in Everybody Says Don't.
- Mary Alice Young narrated all the show's episodes but two (My Husband, The Pig, and Look Into Their Eyes And You See What They Know).
- Rex Van de Kamp narrated My Husband, The Pig.
- Edie Britt narrated Look Into Their Eyes And You See What They Know.
- With the exception of Edie Britt, all the ghosts appeared in Finishing the Hat.
- ↑ Mary Alice Young: "And somewhere in a place reserved for the very best of us, Eli Scruggs smiled and said: 'Thank you'."