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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After having a good year representing Harlin, Will looks forward to the future. And anticipating that he will have to devote himself to Harlin decides to drop his other clients some of whom were with him when he began. Grace upon learning of what he's done tells him his actions have consequences. He's not fazed till Harlin tells him he wants to make a change and that change is his legal representation. Will tries to keep it from Grace. In the meantime, Grace discovers that her bank accounts are almost drained she wonders how this happened. She discovers it's because Karen cashed her paychecks which she normally doesn't do because she's rich. But it seems like her husband wants her to live on a budget which she feels is not enough. Grace needs the money for her business so Grace tells Karen to put back the money and tries to teach Karen how to live on a budget. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Karen: He actually expects me to live on this.
Grace: Karen, I think you can learn to live on this. I mean Spain does.
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
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