Looking For Mr. Good Enough

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (9)

  • Lois: Aw, look at you. You look fantastic. Have you lost weight? Grace: Uh, no, actually, I've gained a little. Lois: Well, obviously I can see that, but it's rude to say it, isn't it?

  • Adam: Would it be too intimate if I fed you? Will: Would it be too intimate if I cried while you did it?

  • Will: So I just let a gorgeous, sweet man who cooks and makes his own jewelry and who was totally into me walk out that door? Stuart: No, first you called him a filthy, stinkin' ho, told him to get to a clinic, and then he kind of ran out the door.

  • Will: (to Jack) I know you paid this guy. Couldn't you have at least gotten somebody halfway respectable instead of this piece of rough trade from Skankville? Adam: I'm from Montclair, New Jersey. Will: Get to a clinic, ho!

  • Jack: Will, the sweetest thing just happened. The lady on the elevator said we were a cute couple. Stuart: Well, actually she said, 'Stop making out or the fires of hell will consume you.' Jack: That's just an expression. Like 'we don't want your kind in our neighborhood' or 'there he is, get him.'

  • Lois: Well, you know, I was working on the apartment. And I just--I got so depressed. I mean, it needs so much work. I think I'm gonna need a professional. Karen: Mama, you're in luck. Grace is a designer. Yes. She's got a great eye for color. She's good with clients. And she does amazing things with fabric. Grace: God, Karen, you're so sweet. Karen: But you better have a lot of money in the budget for Egg McMuffins, because Heavy G like to eat.

  • Grace: So, Karen, what's going on in your life? Karen: What's going on? How much time you got? My mother moved back to town- oh I guess that's it. That didn't take as much time as I thought.

  • Stewart: You know she also teaches a master's class in baking, we should take that. Jack: Oh, yeah. Then we could be Master bakers; we could master-bake together!

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Notes (3)

  • Christopher Backus, who plays Will's "date" Adam in this episode, is married to Mira Sorvino who played Diane, Will's one and only heterosexual one night stand, earlier this season in "Last Ex to Brooklyn".

  • Many things are inconsistent in the kitchen scenes because they were shot on two different days.

  • Ratings: 12.1/18.

Trivia (4)

  • Debra Messing's pregnancy becomes apparent on screen.

  • Karen jokes about Grace's apparent weight gain, which may or may not allude to her pregnancy.

  • Everybody's clothes change from the opening kitchen scenes to the last ones.

  • Adam grabs his coat off the door as he leaves the kitchen, but the next shots show the coat still there.

Allusions (2)

  • Will: This is my apron. If you count the blackbirds, you'll note that there are four and twenty. This is a reference to the nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence ("pocket full of rye, four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie").

  • Episode Title: Looking For Mr. Good Enough This is a reference to Judith Rossner's 1970 novel Looking for Mr. Goodbar, which later became a movie starring Diane Keaton and Richard Gere.