The West Side Curmudgeon

Grace meets Noah, the West Side Curmudgeon
Grace meets Noah, the West Side Curmudgeon
Title “The West Side Curmudgeon”
Episode # 10.01 (203)
Season # 10
Original Airdate 04-Oct-2018
Writers John Quaintance
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace's accidental run-in with Noah, a curmudgeonly man she follows on Twitter, hints at a possible new love interest. Jack wants to look younger before meeting Estefan's family on Skype but makes a terrible first impression after overdoing the numbing cream before his facial procedure. Meanwhile, Will helps Karen protect the intellectual property rights of her most prized possession.


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

Guest Cast

  • David Schwimmer (Noah Broader)
  • Brian Jordan Alvarez (Estefan Gloria)
  • Livia Treviño (Mrs. Timmer)
  • Ruben Pla (Estefan's Father)


  • This episode introduces Noah, played by "Friends" star David Schwimmer, as a love interest for Grace.
  • The Twitter account @WSideCurmedgeon is a promotional account run by the producers. On October 4th 2018, he tweeted "Hi, I'm Grace Adler and I'm running for President of the dumbest thing in New York." as in the show.
  • A scene featuring Will and Karen with the plastic surgeon and the woman who got a pair of "Karen Walkers" was taped, but cut for time. Promotional pictures featuring this scene were made available online.


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Airdates & Ratings

10/04/20189:00 PM