Grace and Frankie
Season 2, Episode 6
Air date 6 May 2016
Written by Julie Durk
Directed by Jann Turner
Episode guide
The Test
The Boar

The Chicken is the 6th episode of Season Two on Netflix series Grace and Frankie.


While Grace mentors a young woman seeking a new career, Frankie has conflicted feelings for Jacob, who wants more than a business relationship.


Jane Fonda as Grace Hanson
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein
Sam Waterston as Sol Bergstein
Martin Sheen as Robert Hanson
Brooklyn Decker as Mallory Hanson
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson

Recurring cast

Ernie Hudson as Jacob

Guest starring

Peter Cambor as Barry
Joe Morton as Jason
Mary Kay Place as Amanda
Michael Charles Roman as Adam
Briana Venskus as Billie


  • Grace feels like a new person and decides to donate all her old 'country club' clothing
  • Frankie takes a chance and starts something with Jacob. She kisses him
  • Sol tells Robert the truth when Robert secretly has prepared a Shabbat meal
  • Grace wants to do something, like a job, and is frustrated