Courting Disaster

Vince and Will make a date for Friday night
Vince and Will make a date for Friday night
Title “Courting Disaster”
Episode # 6.18 (134)
Season # 6
Original Airdate 18-Mar-2004
Writers Sally Bradford
Producers Jeff Greenstein & Jhoni Marchinko and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Searching for a movie-watching pal after Stuart opts out, Jack invites Grace for an afternoon at the theatre. However, when the duo discovers Stuart and a young mystery man secretly catching a matinee, Jack is left questioning their relationship. Elsewhere, Will attempts to teach Karen the skills of driving, but the road warriors have a run in with the law their first trip behind the wheel, prompting Will to fight the ticket in traffic court.


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

Guest Cast

  • Bobby Cannavale (Vince D'Angelo)
  • Dave Foley (Stuart Lamarack)
  • Ralph Litt (Judge)
  • Donna Ponerotto (Woman)


  • This episode was only 26 minutes long.
  • This is the first appearance of Vince, Will's new love interest. Vince is a friend of Joe and Larry. They have been trying to set up Will and Vince for years.
  • Stuart's secret movie date was his son. (The extra who played Stuart's son was uncredited.)




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Airdates & Ratings

03/18/20048:32 PM10.2/16%#07Special Time - 26 mins
08/12/20048:00 PM04.6/08%#49