Emergency Contact

Leo shows up unexpectedly in Grace's hospital room
Leo shows up unexpectedly in Grace's hospital room
Title “Emergency Contact”
Episode # 9.03 (189)
Season # 9
Original Airdate 12-Oct-2017
Writers Nina Pedrad
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace is shocked to find that the emergency contact called by her doctor's office is ex-husband Leo, not Will. Jack takes on a new job he never expected to love. Karen befriends a 12-year-old girl in the Bronx, despite her best efforts.


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

Guest Cast

  • Harry Connick Jr. (Dr. Leo Markus)
  • Laura Kightlinger (Nurse Sheila)
  • Chris Redd (Alvin)
  • Ramone Hamilton (Jordan)
  • Jordan Julian (Tasha)


  • Leo makes his first appearance in the revival series. He was last seen in "The Finale".
  • Debra Messing's son Roman was one of the kids in the after-school program (the one who gets Jack's performance anxiety joke).
  • This episode features the song "Ben" by Michael Jackson, sung beautifully by Jordan (Ramone Hamilton).
  • This episode was filmed on August 23, 2017.



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Airdates & Ratings

10/12/20179:00 PM1.8/07%#14#1 in timeslot
10/14/20178:00 PM0.3/01%
03/10/20188:00 PM