Big Brother Is Coming (Part 2)

Sam spends the night with Grace
Sam spends the night with Grace
Title “Big Brother Is Coming (Part 2)”
Episode # 1.15 (15)
Season # 1
Original Airdate 23-Feb-1999
Writers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace incurs Will's wrath when she spills the beans about her fling with his brother Sam. Karen goes into serious caring-friend mode, helping Grace sort out her feelings for both brothers and helping to guide Jack through the terrors of turning 30.


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

Guest Cast

  • John Slattery (Sam Truman)


  • Will's Internet chat name is "Hat Lawyer" ("Hot Lawyer" was already taken).
  • Jack has named the puppy (who's now a dog) Klaus von Puppy (see episode #10: The Truth about Will and Dogs").




Viewer Rating


Airdates & Ratings

02/23/19999:30 PM09.1/13%#46
06/17/19999:30 PM09.5/15%#06
09/07/19999:30 PM08.4/13%#209:30 pm double showing