Grace and Frankie
Season 3, Episode 2
Air date 24 March 2017
Written by Billy Finnegan
Directed by Arlene Sanford
Episode guide
The Art Show
The Focus Group

The Incubator is the second episode of Season 3 on the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.


Grace and Frankie pitch their business plan at a hip startup incubator. Grace fights with Jacob. Sol and Robert play hooky from work.


Jane Fonda as Grace Hanson
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein
Sam Waterston as Sol Bergstein
Martin Sheen as Robert Hanson
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson
Baron Vaughn as Nwabudike Bergstein

Recurring cast

Ernie Hudson as Jacob

Guest starring

Peter Cambor as Barry
John Lavelle as Highsmith
Michael Charles Roman as Adam
Mark Saul as Tim


  • Brianna lends Frankie and Grace the $75,000, with the stipulation that Grace doesn't know it came from her
  • Barry breaks up with Brianna and leaves Say Grace
  • Brianna and Frankie go to a specific park after it rains, with a view of a very deep pothole, to watch people fall in
  • Robert tells Sol he wants to retire. Sol's not ready
  • Frankie tells Grace that Jacob lent them the money