To Serve and Disinfect

Grace finds Karen's fetish video
Grace finds Karen's fetish video
Title “To Serve and Disinfect”
Episode # 2.07 (29)
Season # 2
Original Airdate 23-Nov-1999
Writers Katie Palmer
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

After Will closes his office, Jack challenges him to become a cater-waiter on his staff; Meanwhile, Grace finds out a dirty secret about Karen when she catches Karen at an adult film.


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

Guest Cast

  • Terry Kiser (Carl)
  • Brian Palermo (Brian Kelly)
  • Kim Robillard (Brent)
  • Alex Boling (Stuart)
  • Brian Jacobs (Cater-Waiter #5)


  • Karen's maiden name is Delaney.
  • Karen's fetish video is called "Next to Godliness." Scenes from the video were actually shot, but only the audio was aired.




Viewer Rating


Airdates & Ratings

11/23/19999:00 PM09.5/14%#35
02/24/20009:30 PM12.3/17%#15Special Thursday 9:30 showing
12/21/20009:00 PM10.3/16%#20