Will & Grace: Season 1, Episode 12

My Fair Maid-y (2 Feb. 1999)

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Will hires a cleaning lady to "rescue" his designing roommate Grace from the creative chaos that litters their apartment, and while preparing for an annual decorators' contest, Grace ... See full summary »

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Will hires a cleaning lady to "rescue" his designing roommate Grace from the creative chaos that litters their apartment, and while preparing for an annual decorators' contest, Grace develops a dependency on her maid and can't create without her. Meanwhile, Jack poses as an attorney in Will's office to impress an attractive guy he hopes to date. Written by Anonymous

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A book called "The Showrunners" by David Wild (published in 2000) gives more detail on the last-minute casting changes of this episode:

"The 'My Fair Maid-y' episode they just finished has proved to be another difficult one, and the pair found themselves in the awkward position of letting go of Cyndi Lauper, who was already an MTV icon when they were still in school.

'It didn't work out,' David Kohan explains. 'We brought it to the table and we'd written something we thought was very much in her voice. Then she sort of somnambulated through it at the table. Maybe that was partially our fault because we didn't get the script to her early enough. Then because of story problems, we had to do a major rewrite that evening--I mean a page one rewrite--and that part had been cut down.'

Max Mutchnick was hoping to see some of the spark he'd seen from Lauper on a Mad About You appearance (for which she won an Emmy) but found himself less than mad about her in this role. The role was recast and given to veteran character actress Wendy Jo Sperber." See more »

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At the beginning of the episode Will takes two bottles of water from the fridge. He unscrews the lid off them both and picks them both up. In the next shot he picks the second one up again. See more »

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Grace Adler: You know, Mary Poppins got the same message across, but she did it in a nice little musical number. You're like... you're like a spoonful of whup-ass
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