Grace Under Fire

The WORST episodes of Grace Under Fire

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

After divorcing her abusive, alcoholic husband and recovering from her own alcoholism, Grace tries to rebuild her life and protect her children from making the same mistakes. Against this serious backdrop, this show is actually a comedy, finding humor in the relationships between Grace and her co-workers at the oil refinery, her neighbors Wade and Nadine, and Russel Norton, the bachelor pharmacist.

Last Updated: 6/15/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Memphis Bound
star
7.50
14 votes

#1 - Memphis Bound

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/29/1995

Faith and Grace drive to Memphis for their sister's wedding, with Russell who wants to see Graceland and a stranger who somewhat resembles Elvis keeps in touch with Grace.

Directors: Michael Lessac
Splitsville
star
7.60
15 votes

#2 - Splitsville

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/25/1994

Nadine and Wade have a marital battle with Grace in the middle. Nadine catches Libby shoplifting.

Directors: Michael Lessac
Cold Turkey
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7.79
14 votes

#3 - Cold Turkey

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/22/1994

It is a lonesome Thanksgiving when her ex takes the kids to the grandparents for the feast, but Libby escapes and the Kelly clan swoops down on Grace.

Directors: Michael Lessac
Ka-Boom
star
7.86
14 votes

#4 - Ka-Boom

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/29/1994

An employee is killed and the plant damaged by an explosion which puts Grace in the secretarial pool until the accident is investigated. Nadine and Wade date.

Directors: Michael Lessac
Mother & Son & Father Reunion
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7.86
14 votes

#5 - Mother & Son & Father Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/3/1995

Grace thinks Matthew's father should meet him, but the feeling is not mutual.

Directors: Howard Murray
No Money Down
star
7.88
8 votes

#6 - No Money Down

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/17/1995

Grace and Russell attend a real estate seminar with different objectives: Russell wants a profit, Grace needs material for a school assignment.

Directors: Howard Murray
Digging Up the Dirt
star
7.89
9 votes

#7 - Digging Up the Dirt

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/13/1998

After meeting a salesman at a motel, rumors spread through town about Grace and DC having an affair. After a flippant remark made by Grace turns out to be true, all kinds of rumors about everyone in town are coming out.

Directors: Ron Moseley
See Quentin Run
star
7.91
11 votes

#8 - See Quentin Run

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/18/1994

Grace's promotion does not bring her happiness. Quentin runs away to find his dad and the men at work are disgruntled.

Second Time Around
star
7.92
25 votes

#9 - Second Time Around

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/27/1993

The 'nice' guy Grace meets, at the behest of Nadine to attend a 'second time around' meeting, turns out to be Nadine's first husband (of three, she married the second twice. Wade is #4).

Directors: Michael Lessac
Grace and Beauty
star
7.92
13 votes

#10 - Grace and Beauty

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/16/1994

Libby is entered in a beauty pageant with a friend. The two mothers don't hit it off very well. Libby sings "Tomorrow".

Directors: Michael Lessac
It Happened One Week
star
7.92
13 votes

#11 - It Happened One Week

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/16/1994

Grace and Ryan have time for themselves when Faith takes the kids to visit their grandparents and the refinery is closed.

The Good Mother
star
7.92
13 votes

#12 - The Good Mother

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/3/1995

Quentin goes to stay with his father and Grace has a short story published in the local paper.

Directors: Howard Murray
June 15, 1997
star
7.93
14 votes

#13 - June 15, 1997

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/4/1994

Grace lets Quentin and Libby care for themselves while she goes to work. Her new boss makes it clear that he is only concerned with himself and his retirement.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Valentine's Day
star
7.93
15 votes

#14 - Valentine's Day

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/9/1994

Quentin shows his displeasure when Grace invites Ryan to dinner.

Directors: Howard Murray
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Sister, Sister
star
8.00
20 votes

#15 - Sister, Sister

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/1993

Faith asks Grace to talk to Evie, their wild younger sister, but when the three get together, Grace refuses.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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The Road to Paris, Texas
star
8.00
12 votes

#16 - The Road to Paris, Texas

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/8/1994

Grace wants to get Nadine back on track, so they take a trip to visit Grace's Aunt Vivian.

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Grace vs. Wade
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8.00
13 votes

#17 - Grace vs. Wade

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/6/1994

Grace slips on the icy walk at Wade and Nadine's house, then visits a therapist who helps her decide how she feels about their marital dispute.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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The Holidays
star
8.00
13 votes

#18 - The Holidays

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/13/1994

Grace has to contend with her 'down-in-the-dumps' ex-mother-in-law and an invitation to a Christmas dance with Dougie.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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When It Rains, They Pour
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8.00
15 votes

#19 - When It Rains, They Pour

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/10/1995

From a dateless state to a flood. All her boyfriends ask her out at the same time.

Directors: Howard Murray
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The Good, the Bad and the Pharmacist
star
8.04
27 votes

#20 - The Good, the Bad and the Pharmacist

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/1993

Grace is angry when her paycheck is attached to pay the back taxes of her ex-husband; Russell's ex-wife upsets a date with Grace when she decides to return to him.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Pilot
star
8.04
53 votes

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/29/1993

Grace has divorced her abusive husband and is faced with supporting their three children. In the premiere episode, she takes a job at an oil refinery and dates the local druggist. Quentin gets into fights at school.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Say Goodnight, Gracie
star
8.05
20 votes

#22 - Say Goodnight, Gracie

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/8/1993

Grace's status at the refinery becomes permanent and she gets a raise, but has to take the night shift and will miss the school play Libby is in playing a pork chop.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Dear Grace
star
8.08
13 votes

#23 - Dear Grace

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/15/1994

Acting somewhat like Abby, Grace tries to reconcile her boss with his estranged pregnant daughter. Meanwhile, Quentin seems embarrassed to go out in public with his mother.

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Grace Undergraduate
star
8.09
34 votes

#24 - Grace Undergraduate

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/1993

Grace and Nadine take a night out and flirt with some frat boys, while Russell and Wade try to steal Russell's dog which his ex-wife got as part of the property settlement.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Grace in the Middle
star
8.09
22 votes

#25 - Grace in the Middle

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/1/1993

Wade gets fed up with his job at the phone company and takes a new job as the 'in the air, on the air' reporter.

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