List of Will & Grace episodes

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This list of Will & Grace episodes summarizes the evolving storylines of the American television sitcom throughout its eight-season run on NBC from 1998 to 2006. The show earned sixteen Emmy Awards, and 83 nominations. Will & Grace is set in New York City and focuses on Will Truman, a gay lawyer, and his best friend Grace Adler, a straight Jewish woman who runs her own interior design firm. Also featured are their friends Karen Walker, a rich socialite, Jack McFarland, a struggling gay actor/singer/dancer who also has had brief careers as a choreographer, cater-waiter and nurse, and Rosario Salazar, Karen's maid with whom she has a love-hate relationship.

Will & Grace is the most successful series portraying gay principal characters, despite initial criticism for its particular portrayal of gay people, as it went on to become a staple of NBC's Must See TV Thursday night lineup, where it was ensconced in the Nielsen Top 20 for half of its network run. Every single episode of the series was directed by one of the show's executive producers James Burrows.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired DVD Release Viewers
(millions)
Season premiere Season finale Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 22 September 21, 1998 May 13, 1999 August 12, 2003 August 30, 2004 September 5, 2007 12.3[1]
2 24 September 21, 1999 May 23, 2000 March 23, 2004 August 30, 2004 September 5, 2007 12.0[2]
3 25 October 12, 2000 May 17, 2001 September 7, 2004 August 30, 2004 October 3, 2007 17.3[3]
4 27 September 27, 2001 May 16, 2002 August 16, 2005 August 30, 2004 October 3, 2007 17.3[4]
5 24 September 26, 2002 May 15, 2003 August 29, 2006 March 7, 2005 October 3, 2007 16.8[5]
6 24 September 25, 2003 April 29, 2004 May 1, 2007 August 15, 2005 November 21, 2007 15.2[6]
7 24 September 16, 2004 May 19, 2005 December 4, 2007 January 30, 2006 November 21, 2007 9.4[7]
8 24 September 29, 2005 May 18, 2006 September 16, 2008 August 7, 2006 November 21, 2007 8.7[8]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1998/99)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "Pilot"
"Love and Marriage"
James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick September 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)
2 2 "A New Lease on Life" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick September 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)
3 3 "Head Case" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick October 5, 1998 (1998-10-05)
4 4 "Between a Rock and Harlin's Place" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick October 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)
5 5 "Boo! Humbug" James Burrows Jon Kinnally & Tracy Poust October 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)
6 6 "William, Tell" James Burrows William Lucas Walker November 9, 1998 (1998-11-09)
7 7 "Where There's a Will, There's No Way" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)
8 8 "The Buying Game" James Burrows Dava Savel November 30, 1998 (1998-11-30)
9 9 "The Truth About Will and Dogs" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick December 15, 1998 (1998-12-15)
10 10 "The Big Vent" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick January 5, 1999 (1999-01-05)
11 11 "Will on Ice" James Burrows Michael Patrick King January 12, 1999 (1999-01-12)
12 12 "My Fair Maid-y" James Burrows Adam Barr February 2, 1999 (1999-02-02)
13 13 "The Unsinkable Mommy Adler" James Burrows Alex Herschlag February 9, 1999 (1999-02-09)
14 14 "Big Brother is Coming: Part I" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick February 16, 1999 (1999-02-16)
15 15 "Big Brother is Coming: Part II" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick February 23, 1999 (1999-02-23)
16 16 "Yours, Mine or Ours" James Burrows Ellen Idelson & Rob Lotterstein March 2, 1999 (1999-03-02)
17 17 "Secrets and Lays" James Burrows Dava Savel March 23, 1999 (1999-03-23)
18 18 "Grace, Replaced" James Burrows Katie Palmer April 8, 1999 (1999-04-08)
19 19 "Will Works Out" James Burrows Michael Patrick King & Jon Kinnally & Tracy Poust April 22, 1999 (1999-04-22)
20 20 "Saving Grace" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko April 29, 1999 (1999-04-29)
21 21 "Alley Cats" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko & Alex Herschlag May 6, 1999 (1999-05-06)
22 22 "Object of My Rejection" James Burrows Adam Barr May 13, 1999 (1999-05-13)

Season 2 (1999/2000)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
23 1 "Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick September 21, 1999 (1999-09-21)
24 2 "Election" James Burrows Adam Barr September 28, 1999 (1999-09-28)
25 3 "Das Boob" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko November 2, 1999 (1999-11-02)
26 4 "Whose Mom is it Anyway?" James Burrows Alex Herschlag November 9, 1999 (1999-11-09)
27 5 "Polk Defeats Truman" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein November 16, 1999 (1999-11-16)
28 6 "To Serve and Disinfect" James Burrows Katie Palmer November 23, 1999 (1999-11-23)
29 7 "Homo for the Holidays" James Burrows Alex Herschlag November 25, 1999 (1999-11-25)
30 8 "Terms of Employment" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick November 30, 1999 (1999-11-30)
31 9 "I Never Promised You An Olive Garden" James Burrows Jon Kinnally & Tracy Poust December 14, 1999 (1999-12-14)
32 10 "Tea and a Total Lack of Sympathy" James Burrows Jon Kinnally & Tracy Poust January 11, 2000 (2000-01-11)
33 11 "Seeds of Discontent" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko January 25, 2000 (2000-01-25)
34 12 "He's Come Undone" James Burrows Adam Barr February 8, 2000 (2000-02-08)
35 13 "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, He's Kept Me in the Closet and I'm So Sad" James Burrows Katie Palmer February 15, 2000 (2000-02-15)
36 14 "Acting Out" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick February 22, 2000 (2000-02-22)
37 15 "Advise and Resent" James Burrows Jon Kinnally & Tracy Poust February 29, 2000 (2000-02-29)
38 16 "Hey La, Hey La, My Ex-Boyfriend's Back" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein March 14, 2000 (2000-03-14)
39 17 "The Hospital Show" James Burrows Adam Barr March 28, 2000 (2000-03-28)
40 18 "Sweet and Sour Charity" James Burrows Gail Lerner April 4, 2000 (2000-04-04)
41 19 "An Affair to Forget" James Burrows Alex Herschlag & Laura Kightlinger April 18, 2000 (2000-04-18)
42 20 "Girls, Interrupted" James Burrows Jon Kinnally, Tracy Poust & Jhoni Marchinko May 2, 2000 (2000-05-02)
43 21 "There But for the Grace of Grace" James Burrows Michelle Bochner May 9, 2000 (2000-05-09)
44 22 "My Best Friend's Tush" James Burrows Ellen Idelson & Rob Lotterstein May 16, 2000 (2000-05-16)
45[9] 23–24 "Ben? Her?" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick May 23, 2000 (2000-05-23)[10]

Season 3 (2000/01)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)[11]
46 1 "New Will City" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick October 12, 2000 (2000-10-12) 24.3
47 2 "Fear and Clothing" James Burrows Adam Barr October 19, 2000 (2000-10-19) 19.8
48 3 "Husbands and Trophy Wives" James Burrows Kari Lizer October 19, 2000 (2000-10-19) 18.6
49 4 "Girl Trouble" James Burrows Alex Herschlag October 26, 2000 (2000-10-26) 17.5
50 5 "Grace 0, Jack 2000" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally November 2, 2000 (2000-11-02) 19.7
51 6 "Love Plus One" James Burrows Richard Rosenstock November 9, 2000 (2000-11-09) 18.2
52 7 "Gypsies, Tramps and Weed" James Burrows Katie Palmer November 16, 2000 (2000-11-16) 22.3
53[9] 8-9 "Lows in the Mid-Eighties" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein November 23, 2000 (2000-11-23)[10] 18.3
54 10 "Three's a Crowd, Six is a Freak Show" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko December 14, 2000 (2000-12-14) 20.8
55 11 "Coffee and Commitment" James Burrows Adam Barr January 4, 2001 (2001-01-04) 20.4
56 12 "Swimming Pools... Movie Stars" James Burrows Katie Palmer January 11, 2001 (2001-01-11) 19.9
57 13 "Crazy in Love" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally February 1, 2001 (2001-02-01) 20.4
58 14 "Brothers, A Love Story" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick February 8, 2001 (2001-02-08) 19.2
59 15 "My Uncle the Car" James Burrows Kari Lizer February 15, 2001 (2001-02-15) 19.2
60[9] 16-17 "Cheaters" James Burrows Alex Herschlag February 22, 2001 (2001-02-22)[10] 18.5
61 18 "Mad Dogs and Average Men" James Burrows Adam Barr March 15, 2001 (2001-03-15) 16.8
62 19 "Poker? I Don't Even Like Her" James Burrows Jeanette Collins & Mimi Friedman March 29, 2001 (2001-03-29) 16.7
63 20 "An Old-Fashioned Piano Party" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko, Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally April 19, 2001 (2001-04-19) 14.0
64 21 "The Young and the Tactless" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein April 26, 2001 (2001-04-26) 15.9
65 22 "Alice Doesn't Lisp Here Anymore" James Burrows Sally Bradford May 3, 2001 (2001-05-03) 14.1
66 23 "Last of the Really Odd Lovers" James Burrows Kari Lizer May 10, 2001 (2001-05-10) 14.2
67[9] 24-25 "Sons and Lovers" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick May 17, 2001 (2001-05-17)[10] 20.5

Season 4 (2001/02)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)[12]
68 1 "The Third Wheel Gets the Grace" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick September 27, 2001 (2001-09-27) 20.6
69 2 "Past and Presents" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally October 4, 2001 (2001-10-04) 19.5
70 3 "Crouching Father, Hidden Husband" James Burrows Adam Barr October 11, 2001 (2001-10-11) 19.6
71 4 "Prison Blues" James Burrows Alex Herschlag October 18, 2001 (2001-10-18) 16.3
72 5 "Loose Lips Sink Relationships" James Burrows Kari Lizer October 25, 2001 (2001-10-25) 16.2
73 6 "Rules of Engagement" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein November 1, 2001 (2001-11-01) 18.8
74 7 "Bed, Bath, and Beyond" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko November 8, 2001 (2001-11-08) 19.2
75 8 "Star-Spangled Banter" James Burrows Cynthia Mort November 15, 2001 (2001-11-15) 16.6
76[9] 9-10 "Moveable Feast" James Burrows Kari Lizer November 22, 2001 (2001-11-22)[10] 17.8
77 11 "Stakin' Care of Business" James Burrows Bill Wrubel December 6, 2001 (2001-12-06) 16.2
78 12 "Jingle Balls" James Burrows Laura Kightlinger December 13, 2001 (2001-12-13) 19.4
79 13 "Whoa, Nelly" James Burrows Adam Barr January 10, 2002 (2002-01-10) 18.4
80 14 "Grace in the Hole" James Burrows Bill Wrubel January 17, 2002 (2002-01-17) 17.6
81 15 "Dyeing is Easy, Comedy is Hard" James Burrows Darlene Hunt January 31, 2002 (2002-01-31) 19.9
82 16 "A Chorus Lie" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally February 7, 2002 (2002-02-07) 25.3
83 17 "Someone Old, Someplace New" James Burrows Story: Jeff Greenstein
Teleplay: Jhoni Marchinko & Alex Herschlag
February 28, 2002 (2002-02-28) 18.2
84 18 "Something Borrowed, Someone's Due" James Burrows Story: Kari Lizer
Teleplay: Bill Wrubel & Adam Barr
March 7, 2002 (2002-03-07) 18.5
85 19 "Cheatin' Trouble Blues" James Burrows Alex Herschlag March 28, 2002 (2002-03-28) 15.3
86 20 "Went to a Garden Potty" James Burrows Story: Sally Bradford
Teleplay: Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally
April 4, 2002 (2002-04-04) 16.1
87 21 "He Shoots, They Snore" James Burrows Sally Bradford April 11, 2002 (2002-04-11) 16.3
88 22 "Wedding Balls" James Burrows Laura Kightlinger April 18, 2002 (2002-04-18) 15.8
89 23 "Fagel Attraction" James Burrows Jenji Kohan April 25, 2002 (2002-04-25) 15.7
90 24 "Hocus Focus" James Burrows Sally Bradford May 2, 2002 (2002-05-02) 17.0
91 25 "A Buncha White Chicks Sittin' Around Talkin'" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick May 9, 2002 (2002-05-09) 18.1
92[9] 26-27 "A.I.: Artificial Insemination" James Burrows Story: Kari Lizer and Jhoni Marchinko
Teleplay: Adam Barr, Jeff Greenstein & Alex Herschlag
May 16, 2002 (2002-05-16)[10] 23.7

Season 5 (2002/03)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)[13]
93 1 "...And the Horse He Rode in On" James Burrows Adam Barr September 26, 2002 (2002-09-26) 21.5
94 2 "Bacon and Eggs" James Burrows Alex Herschlag October 3, 2002 (2002-10-03) 20.6
95 3 "The Kid Stays Out of the Picture" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko October 10, 2002 (2002-10-10) 20.2
96 4 "Humongous Growth" James Burrows Kari Lizer October 17, 2002 (2002-10-17) 19.5
97 5 "It's the Gay Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" James Burrows Gary Janetti October 31, 2002 (2002-10-31) 17.2
98 6 "Boardroom and a Parked Place" James Burrows Gail Lerner November 7, 2002 (2002-11-07) 21.1
99 7 "The Needle and the Omelet's Done" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally November 14, 2002 (2002-11-14) 19.1
100[9] 8-9 "Marry Me a Little, Marry Me a Little More" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein & Bill Wrubel November 21, 2002 (2002-11-21)[10] 24.3
101 10 "The Honeymoon's Over" James Burrows Sally Bradford December 5, 2002 (2002-12-05) 19.3
102 11 "All About Christmas Eve" James Burrows Adam Barr December 12, 2002 (2002-12-12) 16.2
103 12 "Field of Queens" James Burrows Katie Palmer January 9, 2003 (2003-01-09) 16.2
104 13 "Fagmalion Part I: Gay It Forward" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally January 16, 2003 (2003-01-16) 16.0
105 14 "Fagmalion Part II: Attack of the Clones" James Burrows Gary Janetti January 30, 2003 (2003-01-30) 15.8
106 15 "Homojo" James Burrows Bill Wrubel February 6, 2003 (2003-02-06) 16.5
107 16 "Women and Children First" James Burrows Laura Kightlinger February 13, 2003 (2003-02-13) 18.7
108 17 "Fagmalion Part III: Bye, Bye, Beardy" James Burrows Alex Herschlag February 20, 2003 (2003-02-20) 16.4
109 18 "Fagmalion Part IV: The Guy Who Loved Me" James Burrows Gail Lerner March 13, 2003 (2003-03-13) 15.0[14]
110 19 "Sex, Losers, and Videotape" James Burrows Steve Gabriel April 3, 2003 (2003-04-03) 15.0
111 20 "Leo Unwrapped" James Burrows Sonja Warfield April 17, 2003 (2003-04-17) 14.7
112 21 "Dolls and Dolls" James Burrows Kari Lizer April 24, 2003 (2003-04-24) 17.7
113 22 "May Divorce Be With You" James Burrows Sally Bradford May 1, 2003 (2003-05-01) 17.1
114 23 "23" James Burrows Adam Barr, Jeff Greenstein, Gary Janetti,
Sally Bradford & Alex Herschlag
May 8, 2003 (2003-05-08) 17.1
115 24 "24" James Burrows Gail Lerner, Kari Lizer, Jhoni Marchinko,
Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally & Bill Wrubel
May 15, 2003 (2003-05-15) 20.3

Season 6 (2003/04)[edit]

No in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)[15]
116 1 "Dames at Sea" James Burrows Adam Barr September 25, 2003 (2003-09-25) 20.3
117 2 "Last Ex to Brooklyn" James Burrows Alex Herschlag October 2, 2003 (2003-10-02) 16.8
118 3 "Home Court Disadvantage" James Burrows Jhoni Marchinko October 9, 2003 (2003-10-09) 14.6
119 4 "Me and Mr. Jones" James Burrows Gary Janetti October 23, 2003 (2003-10-23) 13.5
120 5 "A-Story, Bee-Story" James Burrows Gail Lerner October 30, 2003 (2003-10-30) 15.9
121 6 "Heart Like a Wheelchair" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally November 6, 2003 (2003-11-06) 14.7
122 7 "Nice in White Satin" James Burrows Bill Wrubel November 13, 2003 (2003-11-13) 15.2
123 8 "Swimming from Cambodia" James Burrows Sonja Warfield November 20, 2003 (2003-11-20) 16.4
124 9 "Strangers with Candice" James Burrows Sally Bradford December 4, 2003 (2003-12-04) 14.2
125 10 "Fanilow" James Burrows Kari Lizer December 11, 2003 (2003-12-11) 12.8
126 11 "The Accidental Tsuris" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein January 15, 2004 (2004-01-15) 15.0
127 12 "A Gay/December Romance" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally January 22, 2004 (2004-01-22) 15.7
128 13 "Ice Cream Balls" James Burrows Laura Kightlinger February 10, 2004 (2004-02-10) 10.8
129 14 "Looking for Mr. Good Enough" James Burrows Gary Janetti February 19, 2004 (2004-02-19) 18.9
130 15 "Flip-Flop: Part I" James Burrows Adam Barr February 26, 2004 (2004-02-26) 18.1[16]
131 16 "Flip-Flop: Part II" James Burrows Alex Herschlag March 4, 2004 (2004-03-04) 15.3
132 17 "East Side Story" James Burrows Gail Lerner March 11, 2004 (2004-03-11) 15.6
133 18 "Courting Disaster" James Burrows Sally Bradford March 18, 2004 (2004-03-18) 15.0
134 19 "No Sex 'n' the City" James Burrows Steve Gabriel March 25, 2004 (2004-03-25) 15.9
135 20 "Fred Astaire and Ginger Chicken" James Burrows Ain Gordon April 1, 2004 (2004-04-01) 13.5
136 21 "I Never Cheered for My Father" James Burrows Adam Barr April 8, 2004 (2004-04-08) 13.3
137 22 "Speechless" James Burrows Sally Bradford April 22, 2004 (2004-04-22) 16.4
138[9] 23-24 "I Do, Oh, No, You Di-in't" James Burrows Jeff Greenstein & Jhoni Marchinko (part 1)
Kari Lizer & Sonja Warfield (part 2)
April 29, 2004 (2004-04-29)[10] 20.5

Season 7 (2004/05)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)[17]
139 1 "FYI: I Hurt, Too" James Burrows David Flebotte & Alex Herschlag September 16, 2004 (2004-09-16) 15.5
140 2 "Back Up, Dancer" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally September 23, 2004 (2004-09-23) 14.3
141 3 "One Gay at a Time" James Burrows Sally Bradford September 30, 2004 (2004-09-30) 12.8
142 4 "Company" James Burrows Bill Wrubel October 7, 2004 (2004-10-07) 12.4
143 5 "Key Party" James Burrows Sonja Warfield October 14, 2004 (2004-10-14) 11.0
144 6 "The Newlydreads" James Burrows Kate Angelo October 21, 2004 (2004-10-21) 9.0
145 7 "Will & Grace & Vince & Nadine" James Burrows Gary Janetti November 4, 2004 (2004-11-04) 9.9
146 8 "Saving Grace, Again: Part I" James Burrows Greg Malins November 11, 2004 (2004-11-11) 12.0[18]
147 9 "Saving Grace, Again: Part II" James Burrows Gail Lerner November 18, 2004 (2004-11-18) 12.0[19]
148 10–11 "Queens for a Day" James Burrows Kirk J. Rudell November 25, 2004 (2004-11-25)[10] 8.1
149 12 "Christmas Break" James Burrows Bill Wrubel December 9, 2004 (2004-12-09) 10.1
150 13 "Board Games" James Burrows Sally Bradford January 6, 2005 (2005-01-06) 10.1
151 14 "Partners" James Burrows Alex Herschlag January 13, 2005 (2005-01-13) 9.7
152 15 "Bully Woolley" James Burrows Greg Malins February 3, 2005 (2005-02-03) 10.0
153 16 "Dance Cards and Greeting Cards" James Burrows Gail Lerner February 10, 2005 (2005-02-10) 11.5
154 17 "The Birds and the Bees" James Burrows Steve Gabriel February 17, 2005 (2005-02-17) 9.9[20]
155 18 "The Fabulous Baker Boy" James Burrows Kate Angelo February 24, 2005 (2005-02-24) 8.9
156 19 "Sour Balls" James Burrows Laura Kightlinger March 17, 2005 (2005-03-17) 8.4
157 20 "The Blonde Leading the Blind" James Burrows Sonja Warfield April 21, 2005 (2005-04-21) 7.0
158 21 "It's a Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad World" James Burrows Jordana Arkin May 5, 2005 (2005-05-05) 7.6
159 22 "From Queer to Eternity" James Burrows Barry Langer May 10, 2005 (2005-05-10) 5.4
160 23 "Friends with Benefits" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally May 19, 2005 (2005-05-19)[10] 7.9
161 24 "Kiss and Tell" James Burrows Gary Janetti May 19, 2005 (2005-05-19)[10] 7.9

Season 8 (2005/06)[edit]

No. in
Series
No. in
Season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
162 1 "Alive and Schticking" James Burrows Bill Wrubel September 29, 2005 (2005-09-29) 9.81[21]
163 2 "I Second That Emotion" James Burrows Gary Janetti October 6, 2005 (2005-10-06) 8.44[22]
164 3 "The Old Man and the Sea" James Burrows Greg Malins October 13, 2005 (2005-10-13) 8.34[23]
165 4 "Steams Like Old Times" James Burrows Gail Lerner October 20, 2005 (2005-10-20) 7.88[24]
166 5 "The Hole Truth" James Burrows Sally Bradford November 3, 2005 (2005-11-03) 7.93[25]
167 6 "Love is in the Airplane" James Burrows Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally November 3, 2005 (2005-11-03) 8.85[26]
168 7 "Birds of a Feather Boa" James Burrows Abraham Higginbotham November 17, 2005 (2005-11-17) 8.89[27]
169 8 "Swish Out of Water" James Burrows Kirk J. Rudell November 24, 2005 (2005-11-24) 5.82[28]
170 9 "A Little Christmas Queer" James Burrows Jamie Rhonheimer December 8, 2005 (2005-12-08) 8.79[29]
171 10 "Von Trapped" James Burrows Gail Lerner January 5, 2006 (2006-01-05) 8.0[30]
172 11 "Bathroom Humor" James Burrows Greg Malins January 12, 2006 (2006-01-12) 9.67[31]
173 12 "Forbidden Fruit" James Burrows Janis Hirsch January 19, 2006 (2006-01-19) 7.49[32]
174 13 "Cop to It" James Burrows Sally Bradford January 26, 2006 (2006-01-26) 6.91[33]
175 14 "I Love L. Gay" James Burrows Steve Gabriel February 2, 2006 (2006-02-02) 7.27[34]
176 15 "The Definition of Marriage" James Burrows Abraham Higginbotham February 9, 2006 (2006-02-09) 7.45[35]
177 16 "Grace Expectations" James Burrows Janis Hirsch March 16, 2006 (2006-03-16) 9.09[36]
178 17 "Cowboys and Iranians" James Burrows Robia Rashid March 23, 2006 (2006-03-23) 8.82[37]
179 18 "Buy, Buy Baby" James Burrows Kirk J. Rudell March 30, 2006 (2006-03-30) 9.38[38]
180 19 "Blanket Apology" James Burrows James Lecesne April 6, 2006 (2006-04-06) 8.21[39]
181 20 "The Mourning Son" James Burrows Jamie Rhonheimer April 27, 2006 (2006-04-27) 7.58[40]
182 21 "Partners 'n' Crime" James Burrows Josh Silberman & Zack Slovinsky May 4, 2006 (2006-05-04) 7.00[41]
183 22 "Whatever Happened to Baby Gin?" James Burrows Gary Janetti & Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally May 11, 2006 (2006-05-11) 9.36[42]
184 23-24 "The Finale" James Burrows David Kohan & Max Mutchnick May 18, 2006 (2006-05-18)[10] 18.43[43]

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