Grace and Frankie
Season 4, Episode 7
Air date 19 January 2018
Written by Barry Safchik & Michael Platt
Directed by Randall Keenan Winston
Episode guide
The Hinge
The Lockdown

The Landline is the 7th episode of Season Four on Netflix series Grace and Frankie.


Frankie and Sol have a blast devising a plan to get Frankie declared legally alive again. Grace faces some truths at a funeral she attends with Robert.


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

Peter Gallagher as Nick Skolka

Guest starring

Marsha Mason as Arlene
Swoosie Kurtz as Janet
Brittany Ishibashi as Erica
Shaun Brown as Josh
Diona Reasonover as Ann Reins


John C. Moskoff as Reggie Dunlop
Michael Durrell as Sonny


  • Grace learns from Robert that Phil has died and is devastated
  • Grace and Robert's friend, Mary, passes away
  • Sol spends the day with Frankie and admits to her that he and Robert are having problems
  • Sol and Frankie call each other soulmates
  • Brianna reveals to Mal that she made a huge mistake at work, which she hasn't told Barry