Sex, Losers and Videotape

Grace enrolls in Jack's new acting class
Grace enrolls in Jack's new acting class
Title “Sex, Losers and Videotape”
Episode # 5.19 (111)
Season # 5
Original Airdate 03-Apr-2003
Writers Steve Gabriel
Producers Jeff Greenstein & Jhoni Marchinko and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Still nursing a grudge over his last failed relationship, Will forms a gin-soaked anti-romance club with other lovelorn losers — his cuckoo boss, Mr. Stein, and Karen — but the threesome shrinks dramatically when Stein takes a shine to the ever-ready Karen. Meanwhile, desperate to learn the tricks of being seductive, Grace enrolls in Jack's acting class.


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

Guest Cast

  • Gene Wilder (Mr. Stein)
  • Emily Rutherfurd (Joanne)
  • Matthew McCray (Jasper)
  • Charles C. Stevenson Jr (Smitty)
  • Erin Fritch (Young Woman)
  • Kevin Sizemore (Young Man)
  • Kari Lizer (Connie)
  • Jon Fleming (Russell)


  • After being banned from Zandra's acting class, Jack has started his own class, The McFarland Method.
  • The "Gasping Gay Guy" from the acting class gets a name in this episode (Jasper).
  • Staff writer Kari Lizer once again reprises her uncredited role as Connie.
  • Jon Fleming also reprises his uncredited role as Russell.




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Airdates & Ratings

04/03/20039:00 PM09.6/14%#14
07/03/20039:00 PM04.2/08%#56