Terms of Employment

Oh, Miss Bartholomew, you have a piece of fuzz on your shoulder.
"Oh, Miss Bartholomew, you have a piece of fuzz on your shoulder."
Title “Terms of Employment”
Episode # 2.09 (31)
Season # 2
Original Airdate 30-Nov-1999
Writers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace looks to Will for representation when a hotshot lawyer doesn't pay her for a consulting assignment, but he ends up making Will a job offer. Meanwhile, Jack and Karen turn a training film set into an adult entertainment experience.


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

Guest Cast

  • Gregory Hines (Ben Doucette)
  • Robert Clendenin (Bob Dent)
  • Aaron Lustig (Marv Buhl)
  • Dan Sachoff (Announcer)
  • Jo Marie Payton (Mrs. Freeman)


  • This episode introduces Gregory Hines as recurring character Benjamin Doucette, along with his assistant Mrs. Freeman.




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Airdates & Ratings

11/30/19999:00 PM08.4/13%#31
03/21/20009:00 PM08.4/13%#46