Board Games

Title “Board Games”
Episode # 7.12 (151)
Season # 7
Original Airdate 06-Jan-2005
Writers Sally Bradford
Producers Alex Herschlag & Dave Flebotte and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Scott Woolley, an old high school classmate seeks revenge on Karen for ruining his senior year by trying to become president of Walker, Inc. After Scott prepares a presentation that wows the board of Walker, Inc., he takes over control of the company, much to Karen's dismay. Meanwhile, Jack and Grace take the day off of work to go to the movies. While at the supermarket getting snacks, they run into Vince and his co-worker and assume that Vince is cheating on Will.


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

Guest Cast

  • Bobby Cannavale (Vince D'Angelo)
  • Jeff Goldblum (Scott Woolley)
  • Jamie Kaler (Gary)
  • Joyce Guy (Lynette)
  • Eric Cazanave (Clive)
  • Jane Downs (Charlotte)
  • Will Schaub (Dennis)


  • Vince is working at the grocery store because he was fired from the police force.


  • Credits for this Episode.
  • Transcript of this Episode.
  • 0712-Takeover-150.wmv: Someone's planning a hostile takeover of Walker, Inc.
  • 0712-Vince-150.wmv: Jack and Grace catch Vince at the market.
  • Shalom.wav: JACK "For gay guys, a hand down the pants just means hello, good-bye and peace. It's our shalom."
  • AllTheWay.wav: JACK "A platonic cupping of the crotchal area is one thing, but to touch a man's hair? They've gone all the way."
  • Gary.wav: GARY "Someone's planning a hostile takeover of Walker Inc..."
  • Woolley.wav: SCOTT WOOLLEY "My name's not Frank Woolley..."
  • Vince3.wav: VINCE "Why don't you lay off, you little bitch, before I rip your head off your neck."

Viewer Rating


Airdates & Ratings

01/06/20059:00 PM06.9/10%
03/29/20058:00 PM05.8/09%
08/11/20059:00 PM03.3/06%Special 2-for-1 double feature