Show: Desperate Housewives
Banking On: $375,000 per episode
Worth the Investment? No
Complex Says: Meh. Marcia Cross does a perfectly fine job portraying the sweet, sometimes sociopathic Bree Van de Camp. Condemned to one shitty relationship after another, it’s no wonder the dogged Wysteria cougar slowly starts going batshit. However, we just don’t find the actress’ performances especially memorable.

Come to think of it, her paycheck might just stir more emotion within us. On the other hand, we’re sure bringing home that kind of cash makes for great method acting when your character’s a product of the 'burbs.