Blanket Apology

Title “Blanket Apology”
Episode # 8.19 (181)
Season # 8
Original Airdate 06-Apr-2006
Writers James Lecesne
Producers Gary Janetti, Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

After losing his job as the host of "JackTalk," Jack vows never to return to acting. An unrelenting Karen, however, will not let Jack give up on his passion and decides to do whatever it takes to get Jack to an audition. Meanwhile, Grace accompanies Will to dinner at his parents' home, but a simple dinner soon turns into a showdown between Will and his father when his dad decides to give Grace's unborn child Will's cherished baby blanket.


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

Guest Cast

  • Blythe Danner (Marilyn Truman)
  • Sydney Pollack (George Truman)
  • Eileen Brennan (Zandra)
  • Brooke Baumer (Alex)
  • Tim Hayward (Guy)


  • Jack auditions for Squealing Queen #3 in a new TV drama "The Badge". He ends up with the lead role, Detective Chuck Rafferty.
  • Will forces his dad into saying he wishes that Will wasn't gay. Two days later George has a heart attack and passes away.


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Airdates & Ratings

04/06/20068:00 PM05.9/10%#46