In the pilot episode, Grace dumps her boyfriend, Danny, and moves in with Will for a while, until Danny proposes.



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Gino (scenes deleted)


When Grace receives an unexpected marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Will tries to be supportive of her decision but finally tells her that she's making a mistake, even though he's putting their friendship at risk. The situation is complicated by interference from Grace's socialite assistant, Karen, and Will's outrageous friend, Jack. Written by Anonymous

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21 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Jimm Ginnini is credited, but his scene was deleted during editing. He is Grace's builder, who created an over-stuffed chair for her. See more »


In the very first episode, when Jack comes to the house to stay over if you look you'll see that the wall next to Will's door is just a wall. It's the end of the hallway, but in subsequent episodes, it's just a partial wall, and there are other apartments behind it. See more »


Karen Walker: All right, honey, here you go. Guilt, be gone!
Grace Adler: Karen, I don't want a check. I want assistance. I'm the boss. I give you checks.
Karen Walker: Yes, you do, honey, and I love them. I do. You know, I keep them all right here in this box.
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24 August 2016 | by (Hull, England) – See all my reviews

Will- Gay - Lawyer - Neat freak - Grace and Jack's best friend Grace- Straight - Interior Designer, insecure, Will's best friend Jack- Gay - Unemployed - free spirit - loves to be love Karen- Straight - Assistant

  • Rich- love alcohol and money

We start out at Will's apartment, he is on the phone talking to Grace who is at her boyfriends Danny apartment, these's are the two main characters we are introduced to.

Next day- (Evening) Will has three guys over, two straight one gay, turns out this gay guy is Jack (the third character we are introduced to) Will offered Jack a place to stay whilst his place is getting redo up. But one of Will's friends makes a joke. Grace storms into Will apartment upset turns out she lost out to do an job for interior designing Danny was rude to her about, but only Will understands her plus he can't stand Danny. Jack is hurt that he can't stay over.

Next day- (morning into Evening) Will is at his office, helping Harlin who he represents. Will gets a call from Grace asking if she could stay other again Will of cause says yes. This means she hasn't made up with Danny, Karen comes in very smart dressed, she feels working keeps her down to earth, she tells Grace to make up with Danny but Karen doesn't understand how Grace feels. On the night Will and Grace invites they friends other, there play a game but makes Grace say she dumping Danny. Jack again is let down by Will.

Next day - Grace calls Will to tell him some news but Will breaks a pencil, On the evening Jack and Will are talking in his apartment about Grace, she later comes by to show the ring, but Will ends up telling Grace the truth how he feels. she tells him to go to hell

Next day - Karen is on the phone at Grace's office Will comes charging in finding Grace but Karen slips were she is, Grace ends up at her office very hurt and upset, she doesn't want to talk to Will but ends up at his office and there makeup.

End of the show Will and Grace share an Kiss

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