Grace and Frankie
Season 2, Episode 10
Air date 6 May 2016
Written by Billy Finnegan
Directed by Lee Rose
Episode guide
The Goodbyes
The Bender

The Loophole is the 10th episode of Season 2 on Netflix series Grace and Frankie.


Grace and Phil get closer, but complications arise. Sol and Robert square off on opposite sides of the conflict between Frankie and Brianna.


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 "Bud" Bergstein

Special Guest Star

Sam Elliott as Phil Milstein

Guest starring

John Getz as John
Amy Madigan as Elaine Milstein
Paul Scheer as Kyle
Todd Grinnell as Stephen
Brittany Ishibashi as Erica
Michael Charles Roman as Adam


FrankieBud you know you have to protect me from myself
BudYeah but that's usually at a buffet
I yelled at a Golden Retriever yesterday and I'm still a little torn up about it
—Sol to Bud and Frankie
RobertWhat if we're being punished? I mean, what if we'll never be able to be happy because our entire relationship was based on lies and betrayals, so awful that karmically we're doomed?
SolWow you're more Jewish than I am


  • Brianna had a chance to work in Hong Kong after college
  • Grace and Phil sleep together, but Elaine runs off and when Grace comes by to return Phil's phone, Elaine remembers Grace for a moment and Grace ends things with Phil
  • To stay friends with Brianna, Frankie gives up her quest to rid the lube of palm oil, but takes back her designs.
  • Robert and Sol make up