Season 2 of Grace and Frankie was announced May 26, 2015 and released on Netflix May 6, 2016.


A determined Frankie sets out to discover her new self after finally moving on from Sol. Grace builds up the courage to seek out that part of herself she hasn't allowed to surface in decades. Meanwhile, Sol wrestles with revealing the truth to an unsuspecting Robert amidst their newfound bliss.


Jane Fonda as Grace Hanson
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein
Sam Waterston as Sol Bergstein (12 episodes)
Martin Sheen as Robert Hanson (12 episodes)
Brooklyn Decker as Mallory Hanson (6 episodes)
Ethan Embry as Coyote Bergstein (10 episodes)
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson (9 episodes)
Baron Vaughn as Nwabudike "Bud" Bergstein (11 episodes)

Special Guest Star

Sam Elliott as Phil Milstein (4 episodes)
Grace's old flame with whom she reconnects

Recurring cast

Ernie Hudson as Jacob (4 episodes)
A yam farmer with whom Frankie starts a romance

Guest starring

Estelle Parsons as Babe (2 episodes)
Michael Charles Roman as Adam (2 episodes)
Briana Venskus as Billie (2 episodes)
Nora Dunn as Dr. Rossmore ("The Wish")
Adam Shapiro as Rabbi ("The Wish")
Rita Moreno as Lucy Chambers ("The Vitamix")
Todd Giebenhain as Jerry ("The Vitamix")
Conchata Ferrell as Jean ("The Negotiation")
Jai Rodriguez as Jojo ("The Negotiation")
Robert Baker as Officer Leach ("The Road Trip")
Swoosie Kurtz as Janet ("The Test")
Marsha Mason as Arlene ("The Test")
Suzanne Ford as Mary ("The Test")
Larry Dorf as Bart ("The Test")
Peter Cambor as Barry ("The Chicken")
Joe Morton as Jason ("The Chicken")
Mary Kay Place as Amanda ("The Chicken")
Sarah Baker as Gretchen ("The Anchor")
Jay Ellis as Dan ("The Anchor")
Todd Grinnell as Stephen ("The Anchor")
Brittany Ishibashi as Erica ("The Anchor")
Tim Bagley as Peter ("The Goodbyes")



Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
201ceremony The Wish Writer: Marta Kauffman & Howard J. Morris Director: Dean Parisot 6 May 2016 #02x01
Sol plans to tell Robert about his betrayal. Frankie is determined to finally separate emotionally from Sol, but events pull her back in.

Gasw The Vitamix Writer: Alexa Junge Director: Rebecca Asher 6 May 2016 #02x02
Brianna, Mallory and Bud help Sol deal with wedding details. A visit to Robert and Sol's house brings up strong emotions for Grace and Frankie

203fracob The Negotiation Writer: Billy Finnegan Director: Trent O'Donnell 6 May 2016 #02x03
Brianna wants to produce Frankie's organic yam lube. Grace competes for her grandchildren's affection. Frankie reconnects with her Yam Man, Jacob.

204trio The Road Trip Writer: Nancy Fichman & Jennifer Hoppe-House Director: Arlene Sanford 6 May 2016 #02x04
Frankie tracks down Grace's former love Phil on the internet, and the two set off to find him. Tensions arise between Sol and Robert.

205play The Test Writer: John Hoffman Director: Andy Ackerman 6 May 2016 #02x05
Frankie has difficulty passing the test to renew her driver's license. Grace attempts to amp up her social life by reconnecting with old friends.

206 The Chicken Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x06
While Grace mentors a young woman seeking a new career, Frankie has conflicted feelings for Jacob, who wants more than a business relationship.

207 The Boar Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x07
Grace intervenes after Robert and Sol's big fight. Frankie opens up to Jacob. An online friend request from Phil surprises Grace.

208protest The Anchor Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x08
Frankie has issues with Brianna's ideas for her yam lube and makes a stand. Phil asks Grace out for lunch. Sol tries to work things out with Robert.

209 The Goodbyes Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x09
Coyote shares some surprising news. Things go awry when Frankie and Sol host a family brunch. Grace must make a difficult decision about Phil.

210 The Loophole Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x10
Grace and Phil get closer, but complications arise. Sol and Robert square off on opposite sides of the conflict between Frankie and Brianna.

211 The Bender Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x11
Grace and Frankie nurse their emotional wounds: Frankie performs a ritual on the beach, and Grace goes out drinking. Bud and Coyote meet Jacob.

Grace and Frankie The Party Writer: Director: 6 May 2016 #02x12
As Frankie helps her old friend Babe plan a big bash, she's faced with a troubling decision. Grace tries to make amends to Frankie.

213 The Coup Writer: Marta Kauffman & Howard J. Morris Director: Rebecca Asher 6 May 2016 #02x13
Frankie and Grace receive surprise gifts from Babe that open new horizons for each of them. Sol reveals a long-held secret at Bud's birthday party.