The main characters, Will, Grace, Jack and Karen, are dealing with family issues in this episode.
All four of them want to do their own thing this Thanksgiving, but they all have to visit their family for some reason. They agree to go to each family for exactly one hour. After their hour, they all have a lousy feeling and want to go back to solve it. Grace hates her mother for always singing “told you so, told you so”, and tells her that she cannot sing. Later she feels guilty for hurting her mother and goes back to talk to her.
Will is upset because his mother chose his brother over him. He goes back to ask his mother why he is not her favourite son anymore. In jail, Stan tells Karen he wants her to see other men. After considering this for a while, even tried kissing the plumber, she comes to the conclusion that she loves Stan too much and goes back to tell him.
Jack is jealous when his stepfather is being nice to his son Elliot. He feels like his father did not pay enough attention to him as a child and is still very angry about this. He goes back, they make some efforts to try to understand each other better.
Meanwhile Rosario is enjoying their turkey very much!