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Season 8

171 :08x01 - Alive & Schticking

Sep/29/2005
The eighth-season opener, broadcast live twice, centers on Karen, who's unaware that her presumed-dead spouse--the never seen Stan--is actually alive. Her friends are reluctant to tell her because she's now involved with the enigmatic Malcolm
Guest Stars: Alec Baldwin as Malcolm Widmark
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Bill Wrubel

172 :08x02 - I Second That Emotion

Oct/06/2005
Will suspects that Karen is more upset about Stanley being alive than she's actually letting on. Grace becomes the target of rage from gay men all over New York when her comments on Jack's talk show are misconstrued during editing.
Guest Stars: Mathew Botuchis as Dave | Charles C. Stevenson, Jr. as Smitty | Matt Crabtree as Stage Manager | Thomas J. Hamilton as Guy | Sachiko Hayashi as Harumi
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Gary Janetti

173 :08x03 - The Old Man & The Sea

Oct/13/2005
When Jack learns that Will never learned to swim, Jack insists that he teach Will how. Karen sets Grace up on a blind date with one of Malcolms friends, but Grace can't stand him or his penchant for bad poetry during their never-ending nine-course dinner.
Guest Stars: Alec Baldwin as Malcolm Widmark | Andy Richter as Dale | Robert Kariakin as Waiter
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Greg Malins

174 :08x04 - Steams Like Old Times

Oct/20/2005
Karen is finally forced to come to terms with her feelings for her presumed-dead husband when Jack surprisingly tells her he thinks she belongs with Stanley, not Malcolm. Karen is adamant that she will never forgive Stan and wants nothing to do with him--until Malcolm informs her that Stan has given her to him without a fight. Meanwhile, the new, charitable Will begins doting on the elderly Clyde and invites him to the Tenth Anniversary Game Night Spectacular, much to Grace's dislike. He is worried that he will end up like Clyde one day--a lonely old gay, but it turns out that the old man and Will don't have as much in common as originally thought.
Guest Stars: Alec Baldwin as Malcolm Widmark | Tim Bagley as Larry | Leigh-Allyn Baker as Ellen | Richard Chamberlain as Clyde
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Gail Lerner

175 :08x05 - The Hole Truth

Nov/03/2005
The day before Will's charity auction and carnival, Jack meets and begins dating Baby Glenn, who is still riding his fifteen minutes of fame from when he got trapped in a hole for three days in the eighties. The two "celebrities" agree to be auctioned off for charity -- Baby Glenn's fans spend over a thousand dollars, but Jack begins to question his own notoriety when no one bids on him. Meanwhile, Karen just can't force herself to break up with Malcolm, so to soften the blow she recruits Grace to be his date to the carnival. But Grace can't stand his weird quirks and clingy personality and finally makes Karen confront him.
Guest Stars: Alec Baldwin as Malcolm Widmark | Jason Biggs as Baby Glenn | Christopher Herzberger as Dan | Emil Beheshti as Mike
Director: James Burrows

176 :08x06 - Love Is In The Airplace

Nov/10/2005
While en route to London for the weekend, Will and Grace spot Grace's ex-husband Leo on their flight. Will charms a pair of gay flight attendants, who also happen to be dating, so he can smuggle Grace into first class to talk to Leo. Back in New York, Jack tries to reunite Karen and Rosario, but this proves difficult when their stubbornness outweighs his good intentions. Also complicating matters is Karen's new manipulative maid Leni, who is not anxious to give up her comfortable new job.
Guest Stars: Harry Connick, Jr. as Dr. Leo Markus | Millicent Martin as Leni | Stephen Spinella as Bret | Jim Rash as Brent | Kristina Krofft as Female Passenger | James Huang as Male Passenger
Director: James Burrows

177 :08x07 - Birds Of A Feather Boa

Nov/17/2005
When Jack decides on a whim to move, Will is excited at the thought of helping him look for a place. After becoming involved in a cause to save two gay penguins from being separated at the zoo, Will starts to think closely about his dear friendship with Jack and what it would mean if he no longer lived next door. Meanwhile, during an afternoon of shopping, Karen and Grace bump into pretentious socialite Beverley Leslie, who invites the two ladies to attend his recently deceased wife's memorial "celebration." When Grace decides to try on one of the dead wife's rare dresses before the ceremony, she experiences a "wardrobe malfunction," which she must try to conceal.
Guest Stars: Leslie Jordan as Beverley Leslie | Brian A. Setzer as Benji | Traci Lords as Rose
Director: James Burrows

178 :08x08 - Swish Out Of Water

Nov/24/2005
Grace finds it impossible to put up with her mother Bobbi's constant nitpicking, so Jack takes it upon himself to help her because, according to him, no one knows how to be a good daughter better than a gay son. Jack subjects her to a barrage of Bobbi-esque insults until Grace finally learns what her mother really means underneath her harsh words. Meanwhile, Will's first case at the Coalition for Justice is about tenants' rights, and the slumlord turns out to be none other than Karen.
Guest Stars: Debbie Reynolds as Bobbi Adler | Sunkrish Bala as Gerald | Gil Smith as Policeman | Julia Vera as Concepcion
Director: James Burrows

179 :08x09 - A Little Christmas Queer

Dec/08/2005
While spending the holidays at Will's mother Marilyn's house, Grace gets cozy with Will's brother and old flame Sam. Sam's adopted daughter finds a fan in Karen, who is intrigued by the little girl. Meanwhile, Jack helps Will's clearly gay ten-year-old nephew organize and perform a Christmas show, which Marilyn is thrilled about. Will is silently fuming, however, as Marilyn is much more tolerant of the young boy than she ever was of her own son.
Guest Stars: Blythe Danner as Marilyn Truman | Steven Weber as Sam Truman | Reed Alexander as Jordan Truman | Kyla Dang as Courtney "Casey" Truman
Director: James Burrows

180 :08x10 - Von Trapped

Jan/05/2006
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. However, her presumed-to-be fun night turns into a disaster when she ends up babysitting a group of children and Will accidentally goes to the wrong theater becoming further detained by James, a handsome man he meets. 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.
Guest Stars: Taye Diggs as James Hansen | Steven Petrarca as Ralph | Jennette McCurdy as Lisa | Gigi Goff as Gina | Jennie Fahn as Mom #1 | Candy Ford as Mom #2 | Julie Fleischer as Mom #3 | Nick Nervies as Boy
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Gail Lerner

181 :08x11 - Bathroom Humor

Jan/12/2006
All of New York's high society has been invited to Karen's birthday party - but the affair goes downhill when Will, Grace and Jack embarrass themselves and wind up crammed together in Karen's bathroom with the birthday girl.
Guest Stars: Matt Lauer as Himself | Leslie Jordan as Beverley Leslie
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Greg Malins

182 :08x12 - Forbidden Fruit

Jan/19/2006
Grace is concerned and confused when Will so adamantly insists that she turn down her job offer from his former boss Margot, who has asked Grace to redecorate the law firm. When she takes the job after telling Will that she wouldn't, Grace learns some startling news that he has been hiding from her. Meanwhile, Jack discovers Karen's softer side when he finally sees what's inside the "forbidden room" at the Walker mansion.
Guest Stars: Lily Tomlin as Margot | Jamie Kaler as Gary | Keeshan Giles as Hector (Counter Man)
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Janis Hirsch

183 :08x13 - Cop To It

Jan/26/2006
Will and Grace dread a dinner date with married friends Rob and Ellen who likely called the meeting to announce Ellen is pregnant yet again, but when the couple reveals that they are separated and loving it, Grace gets depressed She's quickly distracted however when Will's cop ex-boyfriend, Vince pproaches their table as their server Ignoring Rob and Ellen's big news, Will and Grace discuss how Vince must have gone off the deep end and quit the force after splitting with Will, and Vince's request to switch table assignments seems to confirm their thoughts Elsewhere, Jack decides he needs to spice up "JackTalk" by pulling an Oprah and helping his fan, Tommy Shields, come out of the closet Jack and Karen setup a bowling alley meeting with Tommy when Karen is recruited to join a woman's league game as an emergency fill-in .
Guest Stars: Bobby Cannavale as Vince D'Angelo | Leigh-Allyn Baker as Ellen | Tom Gallop as Rob | Robert Michael Morris as Tommy Shields | Mathew Botuchis as Dave | Andy Umberger as Captain | Casey Williams as Jean | Heather McPhaul as Rhonda | Kyle Bornheimer as Waiter | Trisha Simmons as Woman | Zach Bostrom as Josh Shields | Matt Huhn (1) as Man
Director: James Burrows

184 :08x14 - I Love L. Gay

Feb/02/2006
Will, Karen, and a star-struck Grace travel to Los Angeles to support Jack as he accompanies Elliot to tour the UCLA campus. Coincidently, Will runs into James while in LA, but to his surprise James is Canadian and in jeopardy of being deported. After spending a perfect weekend together, Will and James find that they don't have to say good-bye to each other again when Grace makes a special proposal.
Guest Stars: Taye Diggs as James Hansen | Michael Angarano as Elliot | Christopher Shea as Waiter | Steve Hasley as Clerk | Joan Jaffry Poust as Woman
Director: James Burrows

185 :08x15 - The Definition Of Marriage

Feb/09/2006
The big day has finally arrived as Grace and James get ready for their green-card wedding. To Grace's dismay, Karen takes it upon herself to ignore her wish for a low-key wedding ceremony and decides to arrange a huge affair instead including hiring the legendary Hall & Oates singing duo to perform "Maneater" at the ceremony. As the ceremony gets underway, it seems that Grace's body begins to have an unusual reaction leaving James' U.S. citizenship in jeopardy.
Guest Stars: Taye Diggs as James Hansen | Hall & Oates as Themselves | Leigh-Allyn Baker as Ellen | Tim Bagley as Larry | Jerry Levine as Joe | Debbie Reynolds as Bobbi Adler | Kevin Cooney as Justice Of The Peace
Director: James Burrows
Songs: Hall & Oates -- Maneater, Hall & Oates -- Private Eyes

186 :08x16 - Grace Expectations

Mar/16/2006
A nervous but optimistic Grace decides it's finally time to tell Leo she is pregnant with his child, but when she finally works up enough courage to actually meet her ex-husband she receives some unexpected news Meanwhile, Will is settling in comfortably with James until he reveals a side of himself unknown to Will And as Jack attempts to document every moment of Grace's pregnancy for his talk show, Karen sulks alone, jealous over the good fortunes of her friends.
Guest Stars: Harry Connick, Jr. as Dr. Leo Markus | Taye Diggs as James Hansen | Brooke Baumer as Woman | Jennifer DeMille as Woman #1
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Janis Hirsch

187 :08x17 - Cowboys & Iranians

Mar/23/2006
An ecstatic Jack coerces Will into coming out with him to a gay cowboy bar to meet his new boyfriend Travis. Will soon discovers that Travis is not as perfect as he seems and steps up to defend Jack's honor, which eventually leads to a raucous event - a bar fight.
Guest Stars: Leslie Jordan as Beverley Leslie | Brian A. Setzer as Benji | Shohreh Aghdashloo as Pam | Shawn Christian as Travis | Jessica Lindsey as Woman | Mic Thompson as Dancing Cowboy | Tommy Woelfel as Coat Check Guy
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Robia Rashid
Songs: Dolly Parton -- 9 To 5

188 :08x18 - Buy, Buy Baby

Mar/30/2006
After a large corporation takes over OutTV, Jack's talk show "JackTalk" is completely revamped. An immediate change comes when the new conservative owners hire Amber-Louise as "JackTalk's" new co-host. While Jack is deciding whether or not he'll stand up to his new bosses. Meanwhilea, after seeing Grace so happy about her pregnancy, Karen decides she wants a baby of her own and offers to pay a make-up lady, Cricket, to carry one for her.
Guest Stars: Britney Spears as Amber-Louise | Wanda Sykes as Cricket | George Takei as Himself | John Ducey as Jamie | Mathew Botuchis as Dave | Matt Crabtree as Stage Manager
Director: James Burrows

189 :08x19 - Blanket Apology

Apr/06/2006
After losing his job as the host of "JackTalk," Jack vows never to return to acting. An unrelenting Karen, however, will not let Jack give up on his passion and decides to do whatever it takes to get Jack to an audition. Meanwhile, Grace accompanies Will to dinner at his parents' home, but a simple dinner soon turns into a showdown between Will and his father when his dad decides to give Grace's unborn child Will's cherished baby blanket.
Guest Stars: Sydney Pollack as George Truman | Eileen Brennan as Zandra | Blythe Danner as Marilyn Truman | Brooke Baumer as Alex | Tim Hayward as Guy
Director: James Burrows

190 :08x20 - The Mourning Son

Apr/27/2006
Friends and family gather for the funeral of Will's father. During the reception everyone shares with Will fond last memories of his father, while Will's last memory of his father is not as pleasant. As he tries to come to terms with their last fight, Marilyn helps him realize the changes he must make in his life. Will's ex-boyfriend Vince also attends the funeral service. Meanwhile, Grace attempts to comfort the grieving younger members of the family and begins to doubt her ability to be a good mother.
Guest Stars: Blythe Danner as Marilyn Truman | Bobby Cannavale as Vince D'Angelo | Lesley Ann Warren as Tina | Steven Weber as Sam Truman | Leigh-Allyn Baker as Ellen | Tom Gallop as Rob | Tim Bagley as Larry | Jerry Levine as Joe | Reed Alexander as Jordan Truman | Kyla Dang as Courtney "Casey" Truman
Director: James Burrows

191 :08x21 - Partners 'N' Crime

May/04/2006
Will and Grace begin attending childbirth classes in preparation for the baby, but as Will and Vince take another chance at their relationship together, Grace starts to doubt whether Will is up for raising a child with her. Meanwhile, Karen looks to Jack for comfort as her marriage with Stan hits a bumpy road but finds that Jack is a little preoccupied with his new television show.
Guest Stars: Bobby Cannavale as Vince D'Angelo | Laura Kightlinger as Nurse Shelia | Paris Barclay as Director | Christina Moore as Kitty | Ayda Field as Barbara | Carol Leifer as Nancy | Hugh Davidson as Dan | Dan Wells as Mike
Director: James Burrows

192 :08x22 - Whatever Happened To Baby Gin?

May/11/2006
Just as Will and Grace are settling into the idea of raising the baby together, Will's boyfriend Vince surprises him with an announcement that will ultimately lead Will to choose between his commitment to Grace and his relationship with Vince. Meanwhile, Karen shocks everyone when she announces that she has a sister, Gin, who was injured as a child during a game of Twister. Jack, on the other hand, is comforted by a man after a devastating discovery when his new show "The Badge" premieres.
Guest Stars: Bobby Cannavale as Vince D'Angelo | Bernadette Peters as Virginia | Josh Lucas as Himself | Charles C. Stevenson, Jr. as Smitty
Director: James Burrows

Say Goodnight Gracie

May/18/2006
The Emmy Award-winning comedy series’ cast looks back at its eight seasons of outrageous storylines in this hour-long compilation of memorable scenes and all new interviews with the cast and crew. Also featured are the series’ show-stopping guest stars who will talk about their time on “Will & Grace” and give you a glimpse into why this show has been so successful.
Guest Stars: James Burrows as Himself | David Kohan as Himself | Max Mutchnick as Himself | Matt Lauer as Himself | Minnie Driver as Herself | Glenn Close as Herself | Kevin Bacon as Himself
Director: Jason Raff
Songs: KT Tunstall -- Black Horse & The Cherry Tree, C&C Music Factory -- Everybody Dance Now, Gorillaz -- Feel Good Inc., Diana Ross -- I'm Coming Out, Tom Jones -- It's Not Unusual, Fine Young Cannibals -- She Drives Me Crazy, C&C Music Factory -- Things That Make You Go Hmmm

193 :08x23 - The Finale (1)

May/18/2006
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.
Guest Stars: Harry Connick, Jr. as Dr. Leo Markus | Bobby Cannavale as Vince D'Angelo | Kevin Bacon as Himself | Leslie Jordan as Beverley Leslie | Jere Burns as Man In Cast | Jono Kohan as Maitre d' | Jesse Fremont Allis as Warren Adler
Director: James Burrows

194 :08x24 - The Finale (2)

May/18/2006
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.
Guest Stars: Harry Connick, Jr. as Dr. Leo Markus | Bobby Cannavale as Vince D'Angelo | Ben Newmark as Ben Truman | Maria Thayer as Laila Markus | Leslie Jordan as Beverley Leslie
Director: James Burrows
Songs: Queen -- You're My Best Friend
Warning: Will & Grace guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 21, 1998
Ended: May 18, 2006
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