Will & Grace

Grace Expectations (2)

Season 8, Ep 16, Aired 3/16/06
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  • Episode Description
  • A nervous Grace finally decides that it is time to tell Leo that she is pregnant with his child, but she receives some unexpected news when she works up enough courage to actually go and meet him. Meanwhile, Will is settling in with James and Jack tries to document every second of Grace's pregnancy for his talk show. Karen meanwhile sulks alone, jealous over the good fortunes of her friends.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Debra Messing

    Grace Adler

  • Eric McCormack

    Will Truman

  • Megan Mullally

    Karen Walker

  • Sean Hayes

    Jack McFarland

  • Harry Connick Jr.

    Dr. Leo Markus

  • Fan Reviews (7)
  • James suddenly becomes EVIL?? audience stratches head and kicks TV

    By cale1234567, Sep 02, 2012

  • Grace's marriage to Will's friend ends quickly...

    By dcpgaus, Sep 23, 2007

  • Could've been a lot better.

    By lozza1525, Oct 11, 2006

  • Actually may be the worst episode of Will & Grace of all time...

    By IceMachine213, Apr 03, 2006

  • A go0d lead-up to the season finale.

    By DevilishDiva84, Mar 18, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Karen: So... things are really working out for you two, huh? Will: Hmm. Karen: Grace is having a baby and going to get her hubby back. You've got Seal. Everybody's got something but me. Will: What are you talking about? You're worth 740 million dollars. You-you've got a husband who adores you. And you have the dark gift of eternal life.

    • Grace: Man, that was a really good nap. What'd I miss? Will: Tuesday. You've been out for, like, twenty hours. Grace: No wonder I'm hungry. I've missed, like, seven meals. Will: Well, you are eating for two. Grace: Eating for two? Why would you say that I'm eating....aah! I'm pregnant! I totally forgot. I'm gonna be an unwed mother. Jack: No, you're not. You married James two days ago. Grace: Aah! I'm married! I totally forgot. Karen: Honey, you think that's upsetting, check this out. (She shows Grace her own reflection and reveals a messy looking Grace) Grace: AAAAHHHH!!! Karen: Yeah, I thought we get three.

    • Jack: Hey, what's in the bag, fag? Will: Oh, muffins from James. Do you think it's weird that he got them by cutting in line, and then lying about need them for his dying mother? Karen: No, not at all, honey. I mean, that's the same way we used to get bread and juice during the great depre-- (Will and Jack look at Karen) Karen: Eighties.

    • Grace: You sure you want me to do this? Okay he lied about his mother's death for muffins, he abandoned his physically disabled boyfriend but seriously, you will never gonna get a hotter guy than that. Will: He also said, 'how are we gonna shake the knocked-up redhead?' Grace: Back to Canada baldie!

    • Karen: Grace... you're gonna have a Jewish black baby. I believe that's called a macaroon.

    Notes (1)

    • The original title of this episode was "Mate Expectations."

    Trivia (1)

    • You can see that Debra Messing wears an engagement ring in a few scenes.

    Allusions (1)

    • Episode Title: Grace Expectations This is a pun on the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations.

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