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Will & Grace: Season 1 (1998-1999)




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Series 1 sees our protagonists move in together after Grace breaks up with her boyfriend Danny. At first, living together appeared to be a good idea for all parties but Grace soon wants to change things and Will does not take too kindly to her suggestions. Later in the series, Grace dates Will's brother Sam, Will finds a new friend which makes Grace jealous and Grace begins to date her ex Danny again, much to Will's displeasure.


Eric McCormack
as Will Truman
Debra Messing
as Grace Adler
Sean Hayes
as Jack McFarland
Roy Fegan
as Auditor
Rudy Galindo
as Himself
Eric Gustavson
as Sebastian
Molly Shannon
as Neighbor
Philip Levesque
as Delivery Man
Lucky Vanous
as EMS worker
Harry Connick Jr.
as Dr. Leo Markus
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Critic Reviews for Will & Grace: Season 1

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (5)

Perhaps no show has done more to bring LGBT characters and issues into the mainstream. But Will & Grace is also a very entertaining show.

August 29, 2018 | Full Review…

The series is so shrewd, cute, and funny it seems impossible that it comes from two guys (executive producer-writers Max Mutchnick and David Kohan) who brought us another NBC sitcom, the dumb, ugly, and un-funny Boston Common.

August 29, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

"Will & Grace"...carries a big buzz, some of which is driven by the on-screen compatibility of co-stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing. Clearly, they work together.

August 29, 2018 | Full Review…

What the show doesn't have is an original premise...or a compelling dynamic between Messing and co-star Eric McCormack.

August 29, 2018 | Full Review…
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Its premise is humdrum, its two co-stars lack chemistry, and it seems essentially indistinguishable from most of NBC's other slipshod tripe.

August 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Good acting, intriguing relationships and some of the best supporting actors in any series make the show easy to endorse.

January 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Will & Grace: Season 1

Season 1 introduced all the characters plenty of references to the pop culture. The character of Will and Grace were not yet developed but Karen and Jack made up for the little problem.


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