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Will & Grace Season 4 Episodes

27 Episodes 2001 - 2002

Series 4 sees Jack maturing as he takes on a father role to his son Elliot. Elsewhere, Grace's new boyfriend Nathan (Woody Harrelson) begins to feel left out when Grace and Will spend too much time together. Later, Grace starts teaching at a design seminar and Karen becomes Jack's assistant in his new magic show.

Episode 1

The Third Wheel Gets the Grace

Thu, Sep 27, 2001 30 mins

Grace's live-in lover (Woody Harrelson) resents her rapport with Will. Elliot: Michael Angarano. Earthquake: Chris Hogan. Grace: Debra Messing. Will: Eric McCormack.

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Episode 2

Past and Presents

Thu, Oct 4, 2001 30 mins

The new lawyer in Will's firm is the same lout (Adam Goldberg) who bullied him as a child; Nathan's birthday flusters Grace, who's outdone in the gift department by Karen (Megan Mullally). Nathan: Woody Harrelson.

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Episode 3

Crouching Father, Hidden Husband

Thu, Oct 11, 2001 30 mins

Softhearted Grace steps out to a dance---with Jack's dateless 12-year-old son; demanding Karen cries wolf to Will once too often. Elliot: Michael Angarano. Nancy: Landry Allbright. Connie: Kari Lizer. Agent Pembleton: James Healy Jr. Agent Korn: Victor Brandt.

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Episode 4

Prison Blues

Thu, Oct 18, 2001 30 mins

Eileen Brennan ("Private Benjamin") plays a crusty acting coach who helps Will face a phobia; Grace luxuriates at Karen's mansion. Anthony Dukane: James Black. Summers: Margaret Scarborough. Guard: Brent Sexton. Karen: Megan Mullally.

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Episode 5

Loose Lips Sink Relationships

Thu, Oct 25, 2001 30 mins

To please his new boss (Parker Posey), Jack tries to set her up with Will. Also, things really heat up for Grace and Nathan. Nathan: Woody Harrelson. Jack: Sean Hayes. Will: Eric McCormack.

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Episode 6

Rules of Engagement

Thu, Nov 1, 2001 30 mins

Nathan (Woody Harrelson) proposes to Grace, who turns him down and then realizes "I've made a complete mess of a really great thing." Grace: Debra Messing. Jack: Sean Hayes. Will: Eric McCormack.

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Episode 7

Bed, Bath and Beyond

Thu, Nov 8, 2001 30 mins

It's heartbreak city for Grace, who, jilted by Nathan, takes cold comfort in the desperate attempts of Will and company to rally her. Karen: Megan Mullally. Rosario: Shelley Morrison. Grace: Debra Messing.

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Episode 8

Star-Spangled Banter

Thu, Nov 15, 2001 30 mins

Political naïveté finds Will backing a city-council candidate because he's gay, and Grace behind another because she's a Jewish woman. To settle matters, the roomies host fund-raisers attended simultaneously by both aspirants.

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Episode 9

Moveable Feast Part 1

Thu, Nov 22, 2001 30 mins

On Thanksgiving, Will, Grace, Jack and Karen embark on a road trip to visit relatives. Part 1 of two. Daniel: Beau Bridges. Bobbi: Debbie Reynolds. Aunt Honey: Lainie Kazan. Uncle Sid: Kenneth Mars. Elliot: Michael Angarano.

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Episode 10

Moveable Feast Part 2

Thu, Nov 22, 2001 30 mins

A Thanksgiving episode concludes with what Will calls "real dysfunction": dinner with his nettling mother (Blythe Danner) and other Truman relatives. Paul: Jon Tenney. Peggy: Helen Slater. Uncle Winnie: Gene Elman.

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Episode 11

Stakin' Care of Business

Thu, Dec 6, 2001 30 mins

Old and new boyfriends vex Will at his gym; a proposed business deal unsettles the friendship between Karen and Grace. Mitchell: Patrick Breen. Curt: Dan Gauthier. Marcy: Bess Meyer. Karen: Megan Mullally.

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Episode 12

Jingle Balls

Thu, Dec 13, 2001 30 mins

Yuletide finds Will romancing a dancer; and Jack in a jam with his Barneys boss (Parker Posey) over a window-dressing job. Robert: Larry Sullivan. Jack: Sean Hayes. Will: Eric McCormack. Karen: Megan Mullally.

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Episode 13

Whoa, Nelly!

Thu, Jan 10, 2002 30 mins

Lesley Ann Warren portrays Will's dad's mistress, a lady going out on the town with a new fella who she doesn't know is gay. Also, Karen buys a horse for breeding, but the stud is more interested in stallions. Larry: Tim Bagley. Trainer: Cal Bartlett.

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Episode 14

Grace in the Hole

Thu, Jan 17, 2002 30 mins

A jailbird charms Grace, while a jailhouse-like scenario makes nettlesome roommates of Karen and Jack. Glenn: Kirk Baltz. Sheila: Cheryl Bricker. Guard: Brent Sexton. Judge: Steven Shaw. Karen: Megan Mullally.

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Episode 15

Dyeing Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard

Thu, Jan 31, 2002 30 mins

Rosie O'Donnell plays a brash, no-nonsense single mother, who clashes with Jack over the raising of their 12-year-old son, Elliot. Also, Will and Grace create a stir at a wedding, the upscale nuptials of her ex-fiancé (Tom Verica). Sarah: Jennifer Aspen. Polly: Maggie Wheeler. Wayne: Jim Hanna.

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Episode 16

A Chorus Lie

Thu, Feb 7, 2002 30 mins

Matt Damon plays a clever (and straight) charmer who's competing against Jack for a spot in New York's Gay Men's Chorus that includes a free trip to Europe. Beverley Leslie: Leslie Jordan. Mrs. Poole: Lynette Gaza. Choral Director: Patrick Kerr.

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Episode 17

Someone Old, Someplace New

Thu, Feb 28, 2002 30 mins

Part 1 of two. Will and Grace hunt for an apartment; Jack pries into Karen's mysterious past. Lois: Suzanne Pleshette. Sandra Bernhard: Herself. Rob: Tom Gallop. Ellen: Leigh-Allyn Baker. Eileen: Nealla Gordon.

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Episode 18

Something Borrowed, Someone's Due

Thu, Mar 7, 2002 30 mins

Conclusion. A family reunion proves bittersweet for Karen; plush new digs disappoint Will and Grace. Lois: Suzanne Pleshette. Rob: Tom Gallop. Ellen: Leigh-Allyn Baker. Jack: Sean Hayes. Karen: Megan Mullally.

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Episode 19

Cheatin' Trouble Blues

Thu, Mar 28, 2002 30 mins

Sydney Pollack and Blythe Danner return as Will's exasperating parents, whose revelations on their wedding anniversary rattle their son. Will: Eric McCormack. Grace: Debra Messing. Karen: Megan Mullally.

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Episode 20

Went to a Garden Potty

Thu, Apr 4, 2002 30 mins

Jack plays it straight for a TV ad; Grace won't take Will's childhood treasure---a ceramic gnome---lying down. Norman: Tom Poston. Zandra: Eileen Brennan. Steve: Steve Paymer. Mean Guy: Peter Mackenzie.

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Episode 21

He Shoots, They Snore

Thu, Apr 11, 2002 30 mins

Teaching a design seminar challenges Grace; chaperoning Jack's son occupies Will at the youth's basketball tourney. Elliot: Michael Angarano. Nancy: Landry Allbright. Ken: Brian Howe. Alan: Paul Parducci. Tim: Gabriel Bologna.

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Episode 22

Wedding Balls

Thu, Apr 18, 2002 30 mins

The nuptials of Will's friend busy Grace, who, in the absence of the bride-to-be, helps plan the wedding---and gets really carried away. Bob: Steven Shenbaum. Alison: Tracy Nelson. Author: Kimberly Scott. Grace: Debra Messing. Will: Eric McCormack.

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Episode 23

Fagel Attraction

Thu, Apr 25, 2002 30 mins

Michael Douglas plays a gay police detective hitting on Will; Molly Shannon returns as wacky Val, now in business competition with Grace. Dr. Foster: Fred Applegate. Vince: Barry Livingston. Cop: Louis Giovanetti.

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Episode 24

Hocus Focus

Thu, May 2, 2002 30 mins

Glenn Close plays a celebrated photographer who relies on drug-assisted energy during her shoot of an agitated Will and Grace. Elsewhere, Jack's back on-stage---as a magician who's assisted by an increasingly vexed Karen (Megan Mullally).

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Episode 25

A Buncha White Chicks Sittin' Around Talkin'

Thu, May 9, 2002 30 mins

Parenthood prospects fluster Will and Grace, who consider having a baby; a conjugal visit vexes Karen; a Broadway audition rattles Jack (Sean Hayes). Karen: Megan Mullally. Will: Eric McCormack.

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Episode 26

A.I.: Artificial Insemination Part 1

Thu, May 16, 2002 30 mins

Part 1 of two. Will and Grace decide to have a child together; Karen becomes enamored of a smooth-talking man-about-town (Rip Torn). Elliot: Michael Angarano. Nurse: Laura Kightlinger. Terry: Andrew Rosenbach.

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Episode 27

A.I.: Artificial Insemination Part 2

Thu, May 16, 2002 30 mins

Conclusion. In a posh hotel, Will and Grace intend to make a baby the old-fashioned way; in a dream scene, Cher (as herself) cheers Jack. Lionel: Rip Torn. Ruben: J Lucas. Rosario: Shelley Morrison.

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