Fagmalion Part One: Gay It Forward
|Episode #|| ||105 (5.13)|
|Season #|| ||5|
|Original Airdate|| ||1/16/2003|
|Writer|| ||Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally|
|Producers|| ||Jeff Greenstein & Jhoni Marchinko and James Burrows|
|Director|| ||James Burrows|
When Karen sets Will up with her hot cousin Barry, Will finds a geeky guy with a scraggly beard and greasy hair… and he just came out. Meanwhile, Grace is puzzled over what to make of her strange bohemian neighbor when she moves into Leo's Brooklyn digs.
- Eric McCormack (Will Truman)
- Debra Messing (Grace Adler)
- Sean Hayes (Jack McFarland)
- Megan Mullally (Karen Walker)
- Dan Futterman (Barry)
- Rosanna Arquette (Julie)
- Niko Heidt (Waitress)
- Part 1 of 4.
- The title of this episode arc is a reference to the George Bernard Shaw play "Pygmalion," in which snobby Professor Henry Higgins teaches lower-class Eliza Doolittle to be a lady. (The movie My Fair Lady is based on this play.)
- The subtitle of this episode is a play off the movie title Pay It Forward, used by Jack.
Airdates & Ratings
- 01/16/2003 09:00 PM: 10.6/17% #12
- 05/29/2003 09:00 PM: 07.9/13% #06