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Will & Grace: A.I.: Artificial Insemination (2)

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.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x27
Production Number: 64427
Airdate: Thursday May 16th, 2002

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Guest Stars
Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.
As Smitty
As Herself
Laura Kightlinger
As Nurse Sheila
Peggy Lane O'Rourke
As Female Cabbie
Rip Torn
As Lionel Banks
J. Lucas
As Ruben
Richard Assad
As Male Cabbie
Episode Notes
Originally aired as a one hour episode, though syndication will usually air them in two half hour episodes. NBC counts this as one episode, as they will with any W&G episodes that air as a one hour episode. This may also include Super-Sized (40 minute episodes).

Jack's boss, Dorleen, is fired and Jack is offered a promotion to Floor Manager. After he dreams Cher telling him that show business needs him, he quits Barney's to go to an audition.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
CherSong For The Lonely 

Episode Quotes
Jack: You're hawking your album during my dream?!
Cher: Well, somebody's gotta pay for the fog and the dancing fairies.

Grace: (To cab driver) Hey, cabbie, you wouldn't happen to have the guts of a young chicken and some kosher salt?
Cabbie: Does it have to be kosher?

Cultural References
Episode Title: A.I.: Artificial Insemination

The episode title is taken fromt he movie "A.I.: Artifical Intelligence"

Episode References
Andrew Rosenbach appeared in the episode "Loose Lips Sink Relationships" the "Barney's Employee" gets a name in this episode now that Jack can talk to him since he's not the hand cream guy anymore.

Laura Kightlinger also appeared in the episode "Seeds of Discontent" as the sperm bank nurse. In this episode we find out that her name is Sheila.

Warning: Will & Grace season 4 episode 27 guide may contain spoilers
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