The Kid Stays Out of the Picture

That's right, Grace. It's now or never.
"That's right, Grace. It's now or never."
Title “The Kid Stays Out of the Picture”
Episode # 5.03 (95)
Season # 5
Original Airdate 10-Oct-2002
Writers Jhoni Marchinko
Producers Jeff Greenstein & Jhoni Marchinko and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace is so entranced by her budding romantic relationship with a handsome doctor that she asks an impatient Will for an extra month to re-consider her commitment to conceiving their child through artificial insemination — resulting in verbal sparring match.


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

Guest Cast

  • Harry Connick Jr. (Dr. Leo Markus)
  • David Moreland (Salesman)


  • Part 1 of 2.
  • This episode ends in a huge fight between Will and Grace. Will gives Grace an ultimatum regarding the baby, and she backs out. Will kicks Grace out.




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Airdates & Ratings

10/10/20029:00 PM13.3/20%#05
01/23/20039:00 PM08.7/13%#27