Grace and Frankie
Season 1, Episode 9
The Invitation SS 001
Air date May 8, 2015
Written by Billy Finnegan
Directed by Matt Shakman
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The Invitation is the ninth episode of the first season of Grace and Frankie.


Brianna tries Frankie's homemade organic beauty product. Robert finds out about Guy and Grace. Frankie tries to set boundaries with Sol.[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
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson

Recurring cast

Craig T. Nelson as Guy
Ernie Hudson as Jacob

Guest starring

Peter Cambor as Barry[2]
Todd Grinnell as Stephen
Brittany Ishibashi as Erica
Michael Charles Roman as Adam


  • Frankie has a subconscious self she calls Joanne. Sol's is called Armando
  • Grace and Frankie get the invitations to Sol & Robert's wedding, to take place on 27 May 2014 at 5PM
    • This indicates that the timeline for the show doesn't follow the release dates
  • Jacob sees that Frankie's still entangled with Sol and tells her to call him when she's ready
  • Barry's an only child
  • Barry and Brianna start something

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  1. Synopsis taken directly from Netflix itself.
  2. First appearance of Barry