I Second That Emotion

Title “I Second That Emotion”
Episode # 8.02 (164)
Season # 8
Original Airdate 06-Oct-2005
Writers Gary Janetti
Producers Gary Janetti, Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Will makes it his own personal mission to emotionally heal Karen when he suspects that she is more upset about Stanley being alive than she's actually letting on. Surprisingly for him, he discovers a few areas where he needs some healing of his own. Meanwhile, Grace becomes the target of rage from gay men all over New York when her comments on Jack's talk show are misconstrued during editing.


  • Eric McCormack (Will Truman)
  • Debra Messing (Grace Adler)
  • Sean Hayes (Jack McFarland)
  • Megan Mullally (Karen Walker)
  • Shelley Morrison (Rosario Salazar)

Guest Cast

  • Charles C. Stevenson Jr (Smitty)
  • Mathew Botuchis (Dave)
  • Matt Crabtree (Stage Manager)
  • Thomas J. Hamilton (Guy)
  • Sachiko Hayashi (Harumi)


  • Karen brings Rosario to live with Will and Grace.


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Airdates & Ratings

10/06/20058:30 PM05.9/09%#48
12/29/20059:00 PM03.9/06%#65Special 2-for-1 double feature