The BEST Episodes of Will & Grace

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 2, 2019

Network: NBC

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 8.15
79 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 8.05
1,077 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 8.03
65 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 7.99
155 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 7.98
206 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 7.96
153 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 7.96
155 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 7.94
863 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 7.92
151 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
120 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Kari Lizer
Three Wise Men

#11 - 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
531 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally
To Serve and Disinfect

#12 - 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 7.90
235 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Katie Palmer
I Second That Emotion

#13 - 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 7.88
207 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gary Janetti
Will & Grace & Vince & Nadine

#14 - 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
158 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gary Janetti
Birds of a Feather Boa

#15 - 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 7.88
163 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Abraham Higginbotham
Bed, Bath, and Beyond

#16 - 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 7.88
177 votes
It's a Family Affair

#17 - 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 7.85
430 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick
Staten Island Fairy

#18 - 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 7.85
569 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, John Quaintance
Homo For the Holidays

#19 - 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 7.85
245 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Alex Herschlag
Last Ex to Brooklyn

#20 - 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 7.84
206 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Alex Herschlag
Who's Your Daddy

#21 - 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
1,289 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally
I Love L. Gay

#22 - 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
150 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Steve Gabriel
Gypsies, Tramps and Weed

#23 - Gypsies, Tramps and Weed

Season 3 - Episode 7

Will reluctantly decides to use a birthday gift certificate from Grace to consult a psychic about his future and encounters an absent-minded fortune teller whose frighteningly personal predictions leave him reeling. Elsewhere, a guilt-ridden Grace hires a lackadaisical waiter whom she helped to get fired while Jack, who forever idolizes music, TV and film legend Cher, stumbles onto the real deal and meets the Oscar winner herself -- whom he mistakes for a drag queen.

star 7.83
226 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Katie Palmer
Blanket Apology

#24 - 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 7.83
149 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: James Lecesne
24

#25 - 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 7.83
142 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gail Lerner, Kari Lizer, Jhoni Marchinko, Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally, Bill Wrubel