Buy Buy Baby

Title “Buy Buy Baby”
Episode # 8.18 (180)
Season # 8
Original Airdate 30-Mar-2006
Writers Kirk J. Rudell
Producers Gary Janetti, Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

After a large corporation takes over OutTV, Jack's talk show "JackTalk" is completely revamped. An immediate change comes when the new conservative owners hire Amber-Louise as "JackTalk's" new co-host. While Jack is deciding whether or not he'll stand up to his new bosses, Karen goes baby shopping. After seeing Grace so happy about her pregnancy, Karen decides she wants a baby of her own and offers to pay a make-up lady, Cricket, to carry one for her.


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

Guest Cast

  • Britney Spears (Amber-Louise)
  • George Takei (Himself)
  • Wanda Sykes (Cricket)
  • John Ducey (Jamie)
  • Mathew Botuchis (Dave)
  • Matt Crabtree (Stage Manager)


  • "JackTalk" is renamed "TalkTime USA" by the new network.
  • Star Trek's Sulu, George Takei, drops by for an interview, but is told by Amber-Louise that he can not reveal that he is gay, prompting Jack to quit in protest.
  • Karen finally reveals to Grace that she wants a baby because she thought it would help her and Stan's relationship.
  • Mathew Botuchis (Dave) was credited as Matthew Botuchis in this episode.


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Airdates & Ratings

03/30/20068:00 PM06.5/11%#39
05/04/20068:30 PM05.0/09%#57Special 2-for-1 double feature