The WORST Episodes of Grace Under Fire
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 13, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
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.
#1 - Splitsville
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 25, 1994
Nadine and Wade have a marital battle with Grace in the middle. Nadine catches Libby shoplifting.
#2 - Memphis Bound
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 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.
#3 - Digging Up the Dirt
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 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.
#4 - Second Time Around
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 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).
#5 - Daycare
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 1, 1995
Grace demands that a day care center be provided at work when she can't find a suitable sitter.
#6 - Smells Like Victory
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 25, 1997
Grace worries about how her new job is affecting the children at home.
#7 - Valentine's Day
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 9, 1994
Quentin shows his displeasure when Grace invites Ryan to dinner.
#8 - When It Rains, They Pour
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired May 10, 1995
From a dateless state to a flood. All her boyfriends ask her out at the same time.
#9 - The Good, the Bad and the Pharmacist
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.
#10 - June 15, 1997
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 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.
#11 - Mother & Son & Father Reunion
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 3, 1995
Grace thinks Matthew's father should meet him, but the feeling is not mutual.
#12 - Emmet's Secret
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 6, 1995
Grace accidently learns something about Emmet and Wade considers running for city council.
#13 - Grace and Beauty
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 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".
#15 - Ka-Boom
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 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.
#16 - Sleeping Together
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 29, 1995
Grace and Rick get together, but will it last?
#18 - With this Ring
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 5, 1994
When Great Grandma Kelly leaves her heirloom ring in the keeping of Grace, the Kelly clan blows a fuse.
#19 - Grace Under Water
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 1994
Grace and the kids are set to wait out the big storm and rising flood when her ex arrives.
#20 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.
#21 - Sister, Sister
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 3, 1993
Faith asks Grace to talk to Evie, their wild younger sister, but when the three get together, Grace refuses.
#22 - Say Goodnight, Gracie
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 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.
#23 - Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 9, 1997
Grace queries Quentin about his teenage activities and panics when Russell reveals that Quentin bought condoms at the pharmacy.
#24 - Keeping Faith
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 15, 1993
When Grace brings her depressed sister, Faith, home for the holidays, she learns that Faith has been having an affair with a married man.
#25 - This Sold House
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 1996
When Grace finishes painting the house, the landlord decides it will never look better so it's time to sell it. The house of the recently-deceased neighbor is also for sale, for about half the price. Grace decides to buy it.