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Grace attends a holiday party at Will's mother Marilyn's home and accidentally breaks a treasured Lladro figurine. Will convinces Grace not to tell his mother and to blame the accident on one of the other guests at the party. Elsewhere, Karen's stepdaughter, Olivia, comes to stay for the Christmas holiday and Karen pawns her off on Jack, who fits right in with the teenage girl and her friends.
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This episode was previously known as "E-mail Trouble" and included the plot point "an e-mail gaffe dogs Grace, fearful that she missent a nasty note to Will's mom."
This is the first apperance of Stan's daughter, Olivia. She is staying with Karen while Mason and his mother go to the hospital to remove fat from his stomach to put it into her butt.
Paola Presta won his walk-on role from Oprah on her "Oprah's Wildest Dreams Show".
This episode was the FIRST episode of Will & Grace to ever be filmed and shown on NBC in HDTV
Grace: Okay, Al-alright, I, I need to think here. Think Grace, think, think.
Will: Interesting that you have to remind yourself to do that.
Rosario: Ms. Karen, we have a little visitor.
Karen: Oh for God sakes, I'm not your mother. You know where the tampons are.
Rosario: It's your step-daughter Olivia, you Ghost Of Christmas Passed-Out.
Karen: Oh Rosie, I love it when your slams turn seasonal.
Karen: Drive home save Will's mom!
In the short time Jack was on the ledge, there was no way he could have gotten that much snow on his head.
When Jack turns off the light to leave Karen alone, you can tell the lights from the fire are fake.
When Debra walks in to Will's office to tell him about the broken piece, you can see she starts to break character when the audience is laughing at the collection joke. She doesn't fully break, but she gets a slight grin on her face.
In the first scene, Karen is drinking from a glass she never puts down, but once when Will's mom is talking to Will when he is headed out the door. If you watch the glass closely, you'll see it is suddenly refilled in her hand and then goes down again when it's on the table.
Jack: When you were a little girl, your favorite show was Step By Step...
A quick reference to ABC comedy Step By Step which was a success until it moved to CBS.
Karen: Smack the bitch up!
A quick and funny reference to the song "Smack My BItch Up" from the band Prodigy.
Jack: This is just like "The O.C." Only without 25 year-old teenagers and 35 year-old parents.
Jack makes references to three shows: The O.C. is a primetime soap that aired on Fox. Ben McKenzie (age 26) and Adam Brody (age 25) are among the teenagers while Melinda Clarke (age 32) and Kelly Rowan (age 37) are among the parents.