The BEST Episodes of Will & Grace

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 18, 2019

Will Truman, a gay man and lawyer, lives with his best friend Grace Adler, a Jewish woman who runs her own interior design firm. Their friends are Karen Walker, a rich socialite, and Jack McFarland, a struggling actor/singer/dancer who also has had brief careers as an acting teacher, back-up dancer, cater-waiter, talk-show host and student nurse.

The Finale (2)

#1 - The Finale (2)

Season 8 - Episode 24

star 8.17
75 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick
Grandpa Jack

#2 - Grandpa Jack

Season 9 - Episode 4

Jack is stunned to learn that his estranged son, Elliot has a son of his own, Skip. Moreover, Skip needs the kind of help only Will and Jack can provide. Grace and Karen behave badly with the hot new guy at work.

star 8.06
1,071 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Alex Herschlag
Queens For a Day (2)

#3 - Queens For a Day (2)

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.

star 8.02
63 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Kirk J. Rudell
Bathroom Humor

#4 - Bathroom Humor

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.

star 8.00
151 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Greg Malins
The Finale (1)

#5 - The Finale (1)

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.

star 8.00
202 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick
Whatever Happened to Baby Gin?

#6 - Whatever Happened to Baby Gin?

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.

star 7.97
150 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gary Janetti, Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally
Von Trapped

#7 - Von Trapped

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.

star 7.97
151 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gail Lerner
Rosario's Quinceañera

#8 - Rosario's Quinceañera

Season 9 - Episode 6

When Karen has trouble dealing with a personal tragedy, Will, Grace, and Jack try to intervene. Will and Grace's new business relationship begins to show signs of stress.

star 7.95
858 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally
The Definition of Marriage

#9 - The Definition of Marriage

Season 8 - Episode 15

As Grace prepares for her green-card marriage to James (Taye Diggs), she frets that Karen is going too far by planning an overly lavish spectacle including a performance by the legendary Hall and Oates.

star 7.93
148 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Abraham Higginbotham
Moveable Feast (2)

#10 - Moveable Feast (2)

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)

star 7.92
117 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Kari Lizer
Birds of a Feather Boa

#11 - Birds of a Feather Boa

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.

star 7.91
158 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Abraham Higginbotham
I Second That Emotion

#12 - I Second That Emotion

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.

star 7.91
203 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gary Janetti
Three Wise Men

#13 - Three Wise Men

Season 9 - Episode 12

Grace is horrified to realize that she's dated three men from the same family; Will and Karen get on each other's nerves at the office until they bond over watching -- and producing -- their own little telenovela.

star 7.91
527 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally
To Serve and Disinfect

#14 - To Serve and Disinfect

Season 2 - Episode 6

An unemployed Will agrees to serve as one of Jack's cater-waiters, until he learns that he'll be catering for American Bar Association. Grace discovers Karen's darkest secret: she once made a porn video.

star 7.89
232 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Katie Palmer
Will & Grace & Vince & Nadine

#15 - Will & Grace & Vince & Nadine

Season 7 - Episode 7

When Will and Grace invite Vince and Nadine over for a meet-and-greet dinner, they find to their horror that their guests are actually polar opposites of themselves. Meanwhile, Karen is still angry with Grace and decides to leave the interior design firm when Jack comes to her rescue and hires her to be his new assistant at "Out TV."

star 7.88
155 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gary Janetti
It's a Family Affair

#16 - It's a Family Affair

Season 9 - Episode 16

Grace's father and Will's mother end up making a surprising and upsetting connection; Jack rebounds from his breakup with a new love; Karen must decide between her husband and her lover.

star 7.86
424 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick
Staten Island Fairy

#17 - Staten Island Fairy

Season 9 - Episode 11

Jack's intimacy issues are challenged by a closeted boyfriend; Will and Grace sell their new line of bedding on live television.

star 7.86
563 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, John Quaintance
Bed, Bath, and Beyond

#18 - Bed, Bath, and Beyond

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.

star 7.86
174 votes
24

#19 - 24

Season 5 - Episode 24

Karen, Will, Jack, and Grace go on a trip in Karen's yacht to sprinkle Stan's ashes into the Caribbean while Leo is flying to Guatamala with an atractive co-worker. While Karen sprinkles Stan's ashes she finds Lorraine has been stowing on board. While Karen and Loraiinne fight, Will and Jack get drunk. Lorainne pushes Karen off the board and Rosairo jumps off after her. The next morning Grace finds Leo's bag with a letter from his co-worker Danni saying that she wants Leo. Will wakes up in bed naked with a hangover and a naked Jack in the bed with him. Meanwhile Karen and Rosairo are stuck on a cargo boat.

star 7.85
139 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gail Lerner, Kari Lizer, Jhoni Marchinko, Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally, Bill Wrubel
Blanket Apology

#20 - Blanket Apology

Season 8 - Episode 19

After losing his hosting job, Jack vows never to return to show business. Despite this, Karen decides to do whatever it takes to get Jack to audition for another job. Meanwhile, Grace goes with Will to a dinner at his parents' home, where Will's father gives Will's cherished baby blanket as a gift to Grace's unborn child.

star 7.85
145 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: James Lecesne
Last Ex to Brooklyn

#21 - Last Ex to Brooklyn

Season 6 - Episode 2

When Leo invites his hip and trendy ex-girlfriend to a friendly dinner party, Grace turns to Will, Jack and Karen to round out the guest list and keep the night running smoothly. However, when Leo's ex turns out to be the only girl Will ever slept with, Grace's jealousy gets the better of her. Meanwhile, Karen discovers Lorraine's dog Chompers hiding in Stan's closet and searches for a new owner for the puppy.

star 7.85
204 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Alex Herschlag
Who's Your Daddy

#22 - Who's Your Daddy

Season 9 - Episode 2

Will and Jack try to date younger guys but find it challenging. Grace and Karen experience a crisis that reveals Grace's true feelings about Karen.

star 7.84
1,282 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally
Homo For the Holidays

#23 - Homo For the Holidays

Season 2 - Episode 7

Will and Grace are shocked to learn that Jack never told his mother he was gay and encourage him to open up to her at Thanksgiving. The evening brings a revelation for Jack as well: his father isn't who he thinks it is.

star 7.84
242 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Alex Herschlag
I Love L. Gay

#24 - I Love L. Gay

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...

star 7.84
146 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Steve Gabriel
Alive and Schticking

#25 - Alive and Schticking

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.

star 7.83
253 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Bill Wrubel