Will & Grace: Season 2, Episode 5

Polk Defeats Truman (16 Nov. 1999)

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When his work for Harlin takes up all his time, Will drops all his other legal clients; a decision that later comes up to bite. Meanwhile Grace tries to teach Karen how to live on a budget.

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When his work for Harlin takes up all his time, Will drops all his other legal clients; a decision that later comes up to bite. Meanwhile Grace tries to teach Karen how to live on a budget.

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The title is a reference to the famous November 3, 1948 Chicago Tribune headline "Dewey Defeats Truman," which inaccurately claimed that the Republican Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey had defeated President Harry S. Truman in the election. See more »

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[Grace is upset because she thinks Will is selling out to make more money]
Will: I'm just trying to do whatever it takes to make my business go from here
[holds his hand high]
Will: to here
[moves it lower]
Will: .
Grace: Yeah, and as a result, your morality has gone from here
[high]
Grace: to here
[low]
[...]
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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