The Best Episodes of Grace and Frankie

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2019

In this irreverent and touching series, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as Grace and Frankie, a pair of frenemies whose lives are turned upside down - and permanently intertwined - when their husbands leave them for each other. Together, they must face starting over in their 70s in a 21st century world.

The Coup

#1 - The Coup

Season 2 - Episode 13

Babe gives Frankie and Grace surprise gifts that open new horizons; at Bud's birthday party, Sol reveals a secret.

star 8.30
584 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Marta Kauffman, Howard J. Morris
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The Crosswalk

#2 - The Crosswalk

Season 5 - Episode 4

Grace and Brianna clash at work as Grace faces a tough day. With Joan-Margaret's help, Frankie fights ageism. Peter's casting decision shocks Robert.

star 8.16
144 votes
Directors: John Hoffman
Writers: John Hoffman
The Wedding

#3 - The Wedding

Season 5 - Episode 12

Grace returns to town to find that Frankie has everything under control. Bud and Allison's wedding day arrives, but not without some family drama.

star 8.14
114 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Ben Siskin, Billy Finnegan
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The Sign

#4 - The Sign

Season 3 - Episode 13

Grace and Frankie face a lawsuit. Sol fights back against the homophobic play protesters. Frankie mulls over a move that would change everything.

star 8.10
496 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Marta Kauffman, Howard J. Morris
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The Home

#5 - The Home

Season 4 - Episode 13

Prompted by their children, Grace and Frankie make a change. Robert and Sol channel some fresh energy into their marriage.

star 8.09
255 votes
Directors: Marta Kauffman
Writers: Melissa DiNicola; Billy Finnegan
The Tremor

#6 - The Tremor

Season 5 - Episode 7

While Frankie worries she's lost her authenticity, Grace frets about Frankie's health. Bud's first meeting with Allison's father goes downhill fast.

star 8.05
130 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Brendan McCarthy, David Budin
The Video

#7 - The Video

Season 5 - Episode 11

While Frankie tries to dig herself out of the business mess she created, Grace comes up with a different solution. Brianna goes to bat for Barry.

star 8.02
128 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Brendan McCarthy, David Budin
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The Highs

#8 - The Highs

Season 5 - Episode 10

Grace takes extreme measures to keep up her hectic schedule. Sol and Frankie have a disagreement about Coyote. Frankie bonds with Robert over edibles.

star 8.02
124 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Alex Kavallierou
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The Vows

#9 - The Vows

Season 1 - Episode 13

As the wedding day approaches, Grace and Robert have problems expressing themselves, while Sol and Frankie finally clear out their old house.

star 7.97
516 votes
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The Aide

#10 - The Aide

Season 5 - Episode 3

Bud convinces Frankie to hire a home health aide. Grace fumes when she learns about Brianna's changes to Say Grace. Robert hopes to influence Peter.

star 7.93
155 votes
Directors: Kyra Sedgwick
Writers: Barry Safchik, Michael Platt
The Musical

#11 - The Musical

Season 3 - Episode 12

Grace wants Frankie to go to the hospital after a medical incident, but Frankie insists on alternative healing. The protests disrupt Robert's play.

star 7.93
518 votes
Directors: Arlene Sanford
Writers: Wil Calhoun
The Rats

#12 - The Rats

Season 4 - Episode 12

As Grace and Frankie deal with a major disaster in their home, they each keep secrets from other family members. Everyone attends Robert's play.

star 7.93
250 votes
Directors: Alan Poul
Writers: Sara Lohman; Alex Kavallierou
The Squat

#13 - The Squat

Season 5 - Episode 2

Refusing to leave the beach house, Grace and Frankie get support from their ex-husbands -- who are having their own issues with an unexpected visitor.

star 7.90
155 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Billy Finnegan
The Pot

#14 - The Pot

Season 3 - Episode 6

Frankie refuses to go home, and all the kids are dragged into Grace and Frankie's fight. Grace, Brianna and Mallory smoke Frankie's pot together.

star 7.89
590 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Julieanne Smolinski
The Other Vibrator

#15 - The Other Vibrator

Season 3 - Episode 11

Grace and Frankie send a cease and desist letter to the company that stole their idea. A homophobic church group protests Robert's play rehearsals.

star 7.88
507 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Billy Finnegan
The Hinge

#16 - The Hinge

Season 4 - Episode 6

Frankie reconnects with someone important from her past. Despite problems with her knee, Grace refuses to slow down. Robert tries to make amends.

star 7.86
278 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Julieanne Smolinski
The Tub

#17 - The Tub

Season 4 - Episode 11

Grace hires a contractor to fix an issue at the beach house. Sol's new friendship makes Robert uncomfortable. Frankie gets lost with the baby.

star 7.86
250 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Alex Burnett
The Focus Group

#18 - The Focus Group

Season 3 - Episode 3

Grace and Frankie put together a focus group to test their vibrator prototype, but things go awry. Robert and Sol audition for a play.

star 7.85
588 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Wil Calhoun
The Floor

#19 - The Floor

Season 3 - Episode 7

The ladies hurt their backs and can’t get off the floor. Coyote looks for a new home. Robert frets over unresolved issues with his mom.

star 7.85
570 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Alexa Junge
The Retreat

#20 - The Retreat

Season 5 - Episode 6

Frankie takes Grace on a girls trip, which isn't exactly the spa retreat Grace was expecting. Mallory goes on a date. An old friend rebuffs Frankie.

star 7.85
142 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Julieanne Smolinski
The Death Stick

#21 - The Death Stick

Season 4 - Episode 10

Robert and Sol begin therapy. Grace and Frankie get a surprise when they bring gifts to a fan of their vibrators. Brianna's nemesis makes an offer.

star 7.83
259 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Brooke Wied
The Lockdown

#22 - The Lockdown

Season 4 - Episode 8

Frankie convinces Allison to have a home birth. Grace and Frankie wind up stuck with a bickering Robert and Sol when there's a neighborhood lockdown.

star 7.83
259 votes
Directors: Gail Lerner
Writers: David Budin; Brendan McCarthy
The Alert

#23 - The Alert

Season 3 - Episode 8

Grace and Frankie launch their business, and Bud brings gifts they're reluctant to accept. Sol is upset that Bud wants to fire a longtime employee.

star 7.82
541 votes
Directors: Melanie Mayron
Writers: John Hoffman
The Labels

#24 - The Labels

Season 3 - Episode 10

Sol and Robert pitch in when Grace and Frankie are overwhelmed with orders. Bud is thrown for a loop by his girlfriend’s interest in the Ménage à Moi.

star 7.80
513 votes
Directors: Arlene Sanford
Writers: Alex Burnett, Brooke Wied
The Party

#25 - The Party

Season 2 - Episode 12

Frankie helps her friend Babe plan a big celebration, and faces a decision; Grace wants to make amends with Frankie.

star 7.80
545 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Alexa Junge
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