The Best Episodes of Will & Grace

A.I.: Artificial Insemination (2)

#1 - A.I.: Artificial Insemination (2) 8.88

Season 4 - Episode 27

After Will and Grace decide to have a baby together, obstacles pile up before them, including a missing specimen sample and bungled insemination efforts that have them teetering between artificial and natural means—all leading to mis-conceptions. Meanwhile, Jack considers giving up his show-business aspirations, until he gets some career advice from a ""divine"" entity: his idol Cher. Likewise, married Karen is sorely tempted by the romantic tickling of a rich and natty gentleman.

Directors: James Burrows, Jhoni Marchinko
Moveable Feast (2)

#2 - Moveable Feast (2) 8.73

Season 4 - Episode 10

This episode is also known as "Thanksgiving." Will and Grace join Jack and Karen in a motor tour of their respective families. (Double-length Episode)

Directors: James Burrows
Moveable Feast (1)

#3 - Moveable Feast (1) 8.52

Season 4 - Episode 9

Rather than be apart on Thanksgiving Day, Will and Grace join Jack and Karen for a festive holiday motor tour of their respective dysfunctional families, including Grace's domineering mother as well as Will's willful mom and Jack's stepdad—with unsettling results. Meanwhile, back home, a waiting Rosario bastes and tastes their juicy turkey.

Directors: James Burrows
Von Trapped

#4 - Von Trapped 8.46

Season 8 - Episode 10

The ""Sound of Music Sing-Along"" has come to town and no one is more excited than Grace. She plans for her and Will to attend the musical in character-like style by dressing up in costumes. Meanwhile, Karen and Jack try to flee when she gets in trouble with the theater's manager, who blocks off the exits, trapping everyone inside and forcing them to plot their escape.

Directors: James Burrows
The Finale (I)

#5 - The Finale (I) 8.43

Season 8 - Episode 23

The culmination of eight seasons ends tonight with a one-hour series finale - will Will and Grace raise a child together and find ultimate happiness? Will Jack find anyone that loves him as much as he loves himself? Will Karen find true happiness with the absence of Stan? All these questions and more will be answered as this groundbreaking series concludes eight amazing seasons.

Directors: James Burrows
23

#6 - 23 8.43

Season 5 - Episode 23

In the middle of her divorce proceedings, Karen learns that ex-husband Stan has suddenly passed away, and the funeral becomes a contest of wills between Karen and her British rival, and a free-for-all when the will is read for everyone who ever felt deserving, such as Will. Meanwhile, Grace is shocked when recently returned husband Leo is called back into service by Doctors Without Borders and asks her to make the trip with him to Guatemala.

Directors: James Burrows
Queens For A Day (2)

#7 - Queens For A Day (2) 8.33

Season 7 - Episode 11

When Vince's mother injures her leg and is unable to make her traditional Italian Thanksgiving, Will comes to the rescue by offering to make his own special dinner, but Vince's mother refuses to give Will any credit. Meanwhile, Jack gives Vince's sister Ro a few pointers on a big secret she is keeping from her family and fiancé. Meanwhile, Grace and Karen get very cozy with Vince's much younger cousin.

Directors: James Burrows
Sons & Lovers (2)

#8 - Sons & Lovers (2) 8.33

Season 3 - Episode 25

An exasperated Grace tries to mediate between a resentful Will and her sloppy, free-spirited boyfriend Nathan when Nathan moves in while Jack is in a royal dither as he plans to finally meet his unseen father face-to-face. However, Grace grows nervous when the two polar-opposite men find some common ground and she ponders how a devoted boyfriend might affect her equally important relationship with her longtime buddy Will. After settling his father issues, Jack later gets the surprise of his life in a most unexpected fashion.

Directors: James Burrows
I Second That Emotion

#9 - I Second That Emotion 8.33

Season 8 - Episode 2

Karen feels rattled by Stan's return and Will steps in to help her. Meanwhile Grace is labeled homophobic after her comments on Jack's talk show are misconstrued by gay men from all over New York.

Directors: James Burrows
A.I.: Artificial Insemination (1)

#10 - A.I.: Artificial Insemination (1) 8.33

Season 4 - Episode 26

After Will and Grace decide to have a baby together, obstacles pile up before them, including a missing specimen sample and bungled insemination efforts that have them teetering between artificial and natural means—all leading to mis-conceptions. Meanwhile, when Jack considers giving up his show-business aspirations, until he gets some career advice from a "divine" entity: his idol, Cher. Likewise, married Karen is sorely tempted by the romantic tickling of a rich and natty gentleman.

Directors: James Burrows, Kari Lizer
Bathroom Humor

#11 - Bathroom Humor 8.32

Season 8 - Episode 11

Karen celebrates her birthday with some of New York's crème de la crème, but the festivities turn sour when she ends up crammed in the bathroom with Grace, Will and Jack, who have all embarrassed themselves at the party.

Directors: James Burrows
May Divorce Be With You

#12 - May Divorce Be With You 8.32

Season 5 - Episode 22

The divorce proceedings begin, and Karen is shocked to learn that Will is Stan's lawyer, not hers. On a whim, she hires Soupie, a wet-behind-the-ears lawyer with a child's mentality. Meanwhile, Grace is caught in a social faux pas when her biggest client ever has an on-again, off-again relationship with Jack.

Directors: James Burrows
A Chorus Lie

#13 - A Chorus Lie 8.31

Season 4 - Episode 16

Matt Damon makes a guest appearance as a clever charmer named Owen, who's competing against Jack for a spot in New York's Gay Men's Chorus. Truth be told, however, Owen is totally straight and is really after the group's big perk: a summer trip to Europe, all-expenses paid. Jack suspects Owen's ruse but needs proof. How about the hug test? Now a flustered Jack reluctantly turns to Grace to "in" Owen. Meanwhile, a scheming Karen tries to pass off an unwitting Will as her lover and not her lawyer when she discovers that she's the object of pity for being single at her own Valentine's Day party

Directors: James Burrows
Sons & Lovers (1)

#14 - Sons & Lovers (1) 8.27

Season 3 - Episode 24

An exasperated Grace tries to mediate between a resentful Will and her sloppy, free-spirited boyfriend Nathan when Nathan moves in while Jack is in a royal dither as he plans to finally meet his unseen father face-to-face. However, Grace grows nervous when the two polar-opposite men find some common ground and she ponders how a devoted boyfriend might affect her equally important relationship with her longtime buddy Will. After settling his father issues, Jack later gets the surprise of his life in a most unexpected fashion.

Directors: James Burrows
Lows In The Mid-Eighties (1)

#15 - Lows In The Mid-Eighties (1) 8.27

Season 3 - Episode 8

In a flashback to Thanksgiving 1985, coed Grace invites her college boyfriend Will home to meet her family, but their romantic relationship swerves dramatically when a conflicted Will phones a teenaged Jack for some crucial advice. Unfortunately, Will and an angry Grace end up temporarily estranged when he blurts out the truth and she orders him out of the house -- and her life.

Directors: James Burrows
FYI: I Hurt, Too

#16 - FYI: I Hurt, Too 8.26

Season 7 - Episode 1

Jack and Jennifer Lopez return from her summer tour to relax, but a pushy Karen recruits Jack to help her get Lopez's attention for her newly written song, "FYI: I Hurt, Too." Meanwhile, Grace takes out her frustrations over her cheating husband Leo on a beat-up Will.

Directors: James Burrows
Whatever Happened to Baby Gin?

#17 - Whatever Happened to Baby Gin? 8.26

Season 8 - Episode 22

Vince's plans to move into a brownstone with Will do not include Grace; Meanwhile, Karen shocks everyone when she announces that she has a sister, Gin, who was injured as a child during a game of Twister and Jack's new show debuts.

Directors: James Burrows
Bed, Bath & Beyond

#18 - Bed, Bath & Beyond 8.26

Season 4 - Episode 7

While a baleful Grace wallows in bed as she grieves over losing her boyfriend Nathan, an enterprising Will tries all his old tricks to spring her from her mattress and back into the real world's whirl. But when Jack and Karen arrive, Will fears that their bizarre efforts to help might actually drive Grace futher into her shell, not to mention therapy.

Alive and Schticking

#19 - Alive and Schticking 8.25

Season 8 - Episode 1

LIVE SEASON PREMIERE - Grace contemplates having an affair with a married man. Elsewhere, Jack begins new career as a host of his new talk show ""Jack Talk."" Will gets some advice from Malcolm and tries to hide from Karen the fact that Stan is alive. Alec Baldwin and Eric Stoltz guest star, Shelly Morrison also stars.

Directors: James Burrows
Oh, No, You Di-In't (2)

#20 - Oh, No, You Di-In't (2) 8.24

Season 6 - Episode 24

Opting to forego a picturesque fall wedding and elope in Las Vegas, Karen hops a plane to ""Sin City"" with fiance Lyle and faithful friends Will and Jack. After arriving, they bump into superstar Jennifer Lopez who is vacationing and agrees on behalf of Rosario to sing at the ceremony. Meanwhile, Leo returns from Cambodia to meet up with Grace at the wedding, but their reunion is delayed by a freak design accident.

Directors: James Burrows
Birds of a Feather Boa

#21 - Birds of a Feather Boa 8.22

Season 8 - Episode 7

Will is thrilled to help Jack look for another apartment when he decides on a whim to move, but after getting involved in an effort to help two gay penguins from being separated at the zoo, he begins having second thoughts about the idea of Jack moving. While attending Beverley's wife's memorial ""celebration, "" Karen and Grace experience a wardrobe malfunction, which they must try to conceal.

Directors: James Burrows
Lows In The Mid-Eighties (2)

#22 - Lows In The Mid-Eighties (2) 8.21

Season 3 - Episode 9

In a flashback to Thanksgiving 1985, coed Grace invites her college boyfriend Will home to meet her family, but their romantic relationship swerves dramatically when a conflicted Will phones a teenaged Jack for some crucial advice. Unfortunately, Will and an angry Grace end up temporarily estranged when he blurts out the truth and she orders him out of the house -- and her life.

Directors: James Burrows
Someone Old, Someplace New (1)

#23 - Someone Old, Someplace New (1) 8.21

Season 4 - Episode 17

Will and Grace feel they need more elbow room, so they search for larger digs and find an exquisite place—despite the efforts of Sandra Bernhard—but to finance the move, they illegally sub-let their old apartment. Meanwhile, a well-intentioned Jack begins filming a documentary of Karen's colorful life to celebrate her birthday but accidentally stumbles upon her estranged, lowlife mom.

Directors: James Burrows, Jeff Greenstein
I Love L. Gay

#24 - I Love L. Gay 8.20

Season 8 - Episode 14

The gang travels to Los Angeles to accompany Elliot while he visits UCLA. Coincidently, Will runs into James who's in jeopardy of being deported. After spending a perfect weekend together, Grace makes a proposal to keep Will and James from having to say 'good-bye' to each other... ever again...

Directors: James Burrows
Marry Me A Little (1)

#25 - Marry Me A Little (1) 8.20

Season 5 - Episode 8

Grace and Leo impetuously take their vows at a Central Park wedding that is a ratings stunt hosted by Today's Katie Couric. Grace's pals, especially Will, are hurt that they weren't invited, but all seems forgiven when everyone including Grace's outspoken mom and the subdued Mrs. Marcus gather days later for a swank reception. It should be a festive bash, but the emergence of unsettling details about Leo and about the park nuptials give Grace reason to wonder whether she has made a mistake.

Directors: James Burrows