Grace and Frankie
Season 1, Episode 3
Air date May 8, 2015
Written by Nancy Fichman
Jennifer Hoppe-House
Directed by Bryan Gordon
Episode guide
The Credit Cards
The Funeral
CoyoteIt's all weird, Bud. Our father and his boyfriend are having their children over for dinner!
BudI can top that: the love of your squandered life is gonna be there, probably with her husband
The Dinner is the third episode of the first season of Grace and Frankie and the third episode overall.


Grace and Frankie decide to go back to work. Robert and Sol have an awkward dinner party for their children.[1]


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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
Ethan Embry as Coyote Bergstein
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson
Baron Vaughn as Nwabudike "Bud" Bergstein

Guest starring

Jason Ralph as William


  • Mal forgives Coyote
  • The kids vent their frustration at their dads
  • Grace and Frankie feel invisible

Memorable Quotes

Okay, stand back, I'm about to lose my shit
—Frankie to Grace

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  1. Synopsis taken directly from Netflix itself.