Sweatshop Annie & The Annoying Baby Shower

Will receives dating advice from the new generation
Will receives dating advice from the new generation
Title “Sweatshop Annie & The Annoying Baby Shower”
Episode # 9.13 (199)
Season # 9
Original Airdate 08-Mar-2018
Writers John Quaintance
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

A baby shower makes Grace and Will question their life choices; Karen and Jack find a way to combine child labor with musical theater.


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

Guest Cast

  • Jennifer Lopez (Herself)
  • Leigh-Allyn Baker (Ellen)
  • Danielle Weeks (Morgan)
  • Carly Dutcher (Ilana)
  • Katarina Demetriades (Brianna)
  • Ramone Hamilton (Jordan)
  • Steve Paymer (Delivery Man)
  • Emily Churchill (Rose Mary)
  • Rasika Mathur (Trish)
  • Doc Farrow (Parent)


  • Jennifer Lopez appears as herself as Detective Harlee Santos from her NBC TV series "Shades of Blue."
  • Jack lands a job playing a corpse on "Shades of Blue."
  • Ellen last appeared in season 8's "The Mourning Son".
  • Steve Paymer plays "Delivery Man" in this episode. He previously appeared as Will's friend and neighbor Steve in five episodes.


  • Will calls his ex-boyfriend Michael at the end of the episode.



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Airdates & Ratings

03/08/20189:00 PM
04/26/20189:00 PM