Grace and Frankie
Season 2, Episode 9
Air date 6 May 2016
Written by Nancy Fichman & Jennifer Hoppe-House
Directed by Jason Ensler
Episode guide
The Anchor
The Loophole

The Goodbyes is the 9th episode of Season 2 on Netflix series Grace and Frankie.


Coyote shares some surprising news. Things go awry when Frankie and Sol host a family brunch. Grace must make a difficult decision about Phil.


Jane Fonda as Grace Hanson
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein
Sam Waterston as Sol Bergstein
Martin Sheen as Robert Hanson
Ethan Embry as Coyote Bergstein
Baron Vaughn as Nwabudike "Bud" Bergstein

Special Guest Star

Sam Elliott as Phil Milstein

Guest starring

Carrie Preston as Krystle
John Getz as John
Tim Bagley as Peter


  • Coyote got his driver's license back
  • Coyote tells his parents that he's contacted his birth mom. She lives in Baton Rouge with her husband, who's a doctor, and wants to meet Coyote
  • Robert meets a man named John in the dog park. John came out when he was 55 and used to be a priest
  • Robert mentions he was 70 when he came out
  • Coyote's birth mother Krystle lied to her family about seeing Coyote and doesn't want to tell them he exists