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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer.
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 Karen Walker (198 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Will Truman (198 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Grace Adler (198 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Jack McFarland (198 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Rosario Salazar (64 episodes, 1999-2006)
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Will & Grace are best friends. Will is a gay lawyer and Grace is a straight interior designer. They both live in New York. Grace is engaged to a real jerk, but when that relationship falls apart, she moves in with Will. This is only supposed to be until Grace finds a place of her own, but she and Will end up with each other as permanent roommates. Also in the cast are Jack, Will's flamboyant gay friend and Karen, Grace's secretary/assistant who doesn't really need to work because she married money several times. Written by Mike Hatchett <hatchetts13@webtv.net>

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James Burrows directed every single episode of the show, an impressive total of 188 episodes. See more »

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In "Cheaters" Will's father takes several sips from his drink during the intermission of a musical, but the level in his glass never changes between shots. See more »

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Karen: You say potato, I say vodka.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Gayracula (2013) See more »

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Great show, great cast, great writing
25 January 2002 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Will & Grace is a great show and will continue to be so even after its gay theme loses its novelty. The writing is usually great, sometimes exceptional, the hour long flashback episode was the best thing I saw in the 2000/2001 TV season. But I would credit the cast most of all. Eric McCormack is (comparatively) subtle and nuanced as Will, Megan Mullally bizarre and sharp as Karen, but I reserve my highest praise for Debra Messing and Sean Hayes. Hayes' Jack is endlessly energetic, always plotting, and watching Hayes' performance is like watching a Van Halen guitar solo, almost too fast to follow but every note perfect. Debra Messing's Grace seems to be the character that everything happens to, and you can see every bit of it on her face. Her bio tells of her extensive arts education, and it shows. If there's ever been another Lucille Ball, it would have to be Debra Messing. Will & Grace has all the necessary sitcom ingredients: interesting situations, hilarious comedy, and characters you care about.


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