Forbidden Fruit

Title “Forbidden Fruit”
Episode # 8.12 (174)
Season # 8
Original Airdate 19-Jan-2006
Writers Janis Hirsch
Producers Gary Janetti, Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace is concerned and confused when Will so adamantly insists that she turn down her job offer from his former boss Margot, who has asked Grace to redecorate the law firm. When she takes the job after telling Will that she wouldn't, Grace learns some startling news that he has been hiding from her. Meanwhile, Jack discovers Karen's softer side when he finally sees what's inside the "forbidden room" at the Walker mansion.


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

Guest Cast

  • Lily Tomlin (Margot)
  • Jamie Kaler (Gary)
  • Keeshan Giles (Counter Man)


  • Will quit the Coalition for Justice and returned to Doucette and Stein without telling anyone.
  • Karen's forbidden room is a nursery she built when she thought she was pregnant in Season 1's "The Unsinkable Mommy Adler".


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Airdates & Ratings

01/19/20068:00 PM05.3/08%#55