Friends and Lover

Jackson shares a toast with Will and Grace
Jackson shares a toast with Will and Grace
Title “Friends and Lover”
Episode # 9.08 (194)
Season # 9
Original Airdate 04-Jan-2018
Writers Suzanne Martin
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Will and Grace try to convince themselves they are okay with dating the same man, the charismatic "Bad Boy of Bread" and celebrity chef Jackson Boudreaux; Jack and Karen get an annoying commercial jingle stuck in their heads and must seek medical attention.


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

Guest Cast

  • Nick Offerman (Jackson Boudreaux)
  • Sharon Sachs (Debbie)
  • Cody Rain Murray (Orderly)
  • Sean Owens (Young Guy)


  • This is the second appearance of Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally's husband, though he played a different character. He previously appeared as Nick the Plumber in season 4's "Moveable Feast".


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