The Young and the Tactless

Grace meets Nathan in 12C
Grace meets Nathan in 12C
Title “The Young and the Tactless”
Episode # 3.19 (64)
Season # 3
Original Airdate 26-Apr-2001
Writers Jeff Greenstein
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace gives romantic advice to her slovenly new neighbor Nathan in hope of reuniting him with his girlfriend so he will move away. Meanwhile, Will and Jack are out on the town with an unwelcome chaperone: Karen's oblivious mother-in-law.


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

Guest Cast

  • Woody Harrelson (Nathan)
  • Branden Williams (Scott Sender)
  • Ellen Albertini Dow (Sylvia Walker)
  • Marshall Manesh (Mr. Zamir)


  • The Atom Bar is a homophone of Adam Barr (a writer/producer for "Will & Grace").
  • This episode features Will and Jack singing Madonna's "Music".




Viewer Rating


Airdates & Ratings

04/26/20019:00 PM11.8/17%#11
08/16/20019:00 PM08.1/13%#13