Back in 1998, Will’s hair was a little shaggier, Grace’s face was a little rounder, Karen’s voice was a little deeper, and Jack was…just Jack. But what’s remarkable is how sharp Will & Grace was right out of the gay – um, gate. Though some one-liners now seem a bit dated (”Shake it, Puff Daddy!”), the majority of the homo humor is as fresh today as it was five years ago (a botox joke in 1999?), and the future Emmy-winning sitcom exhibits the confidence of a show that knows it’s onto something memorable. it’s especially fun to see Molly Shannon’s debut guest spot as Will and Grace’s catfighting neighbor. Still, a boxed set of a series easily found in syndication demands fabulous extras, and here’s where this release drops the soap. We get lifeless cast and crew interviews, but not a single outtake? as Karen would say disapprovingly, ”Oh, honey!”
Posted August 15 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
- 'Another Period': Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome on season finale
- Katie Ledecky throws out first pitch as Bryce Harper holds her medals
- 'Serial': Adnan Syed alibi witness shoots down attempts to discredit her
- 'DWTS' is bringing back Maksim Chmerkovskiy: source
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt blazes through aptitude test in 'Snowden' clip
- Jon Favreau to direct Seth MacFarlane's space-set comedic drama 'Orville'
- Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj are reuniting for another VMAs performance
- Flashback to the 2001 'Summer Catch' Premiere
- Fall Movie Preview 2016: 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'Rogue One,' and 76 Other Films
- Flashback to the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards
- See All of EW's Fall Movie Preview Covers
- Poppy Awards 2016: Your comedy nominees are...
- Poppy Awards 2016: Your drama nominees are...