The Fabulous Baker Boy

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (14)

  • Will: (after firing Helicopter pilot, then alluding to giving Pastry Chef weekends off so someone could take him to Montauk) On a completely unrelated note, do you think I could borrow your place in Montauk this weekend?
    Karen: Oh, sure honey. You can take the chopper.

  • Will: (about not firing Pastry Chef) I met him, and I watched him work. The man is a genius. He's an artist. I mean, would you fire Picasso? Karen: I would, and I did! He put both breasts on one side of my body. I wouldn't take it from Plastic Surgeon, and I wouldn't take it from him!

  • Grace: (about Nick's script) You want me to read it? Nick: Yeah, if you would. Grace: Oh, my God! I would love to! I'm just so flattered you'd ask. Karen: God, keep your pants on. He didn't propose.

  • Karen: OK, OK, I got one! I got one! Would you rather smell Will's armpit at 6:00 PM or his breath at 6:00 AM? Grace: That's so hard. Has he been to the gym? What did he eat the night before? Karen: Hour on the treadmill. Indian food. Grace: Ugh. How do I pick? They're both gonna smell of curry.

  • Pastry Chef: Karen, it was great sexing you just now. Will, it'll be great sexing you this weekend.

  • Grace: When I was in college I dated-- Jack: A homo? Grace: No. A guy in a rock band. And I went to see him and it turned out he was-- Jack: A homo? Grace: No!

  • Pastry Chef: I don't believe in gay or straight. I refused to limit pleasure. I like to think of myself as pansexual. Karen: Oh my God, he's been humping my pans.

  • Jack: I like the character of FadEY-OOt. Nick: That says 'fade out'.

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Notes (1)

  • This marks the last appearance of Ed Burns as Nick, who was originally planned to be in a longer relationship for Grace, but was changed before going to script.

Trivia (2)

  • Jack said he loves Kevin Hill, especially the star, Taye Diggs, who will later appear in a few episodes of Will & Grace in season 8.

  • Edward Burns wrote scripts, just like his character "Nick".

Allusions (2)

  • Jack: What was your favorite part? Karen: The orgasm in the deli. Karen is referencing the famous scene from When Harry Met Sally.

  • Episode Title: The Fabulous Baker Boy This is a clear reference to the 1989 film The Fabulous Baker Boys, starring Beau & Jeff Bridges and Michelle Pfeiffer.