Grace and Frankie
Season 1, Episode 11
Air date May 8, 2015
Written by Nancy Fichman & Jennifer Hoppe-House
Directed by Andrew McCarthy
Episode guide
The Elevator
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The Secrets is the 11th episode of the first season of Grace and Frankie.


Grace tells Frankie a secret that Frankie shares with Sol, setting off multiple arguments in both houses. Brianna gets closer with a co-worker.[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
Ethan Embry as Coyote Bergstein
June Diane Raphael as Brianna Hanson
Baron Vaughn as Nwabudike "Bud" Bergstein

Recurring cast

Craig T. Nelson as Guy

Guest starring

Peter Cambor as Barry
Timothy V. Murphy as Byron
Tim Bagley as Peter
Michael Gross as Jeff


  • Guy declares his love to Grace
  • To apologise, Frankie gives Grace a sex tape Frankie and Sol made in the '80s
  • Sol finds out that Robert slept with Jeff 12 years ago, when they were broken up
  • Coyote and Bud meet Barry — and approve
  • Barry tells them he's crazy about Brianna
  • The guys also list off Bri's exes to her:
    • Micropenis Paul
    • Ambiguous Andrew
    • Racist Dave


BarryAnd you are?
BudNwabudike. Can you spell that? Do you wanna try?
―Meeting Barry
It's totally fine, I'm not damaged — by that
—Bri tells Barry about her Dad and Sol
Well. Well well. Tall-pants-Mc-Grammar-Glasses put us in our place, didn't he?
—Bud to Coyote, Bri and Barry
Oh for Christ's sake, Grace, it's a shit storm over here all because you kissed a convict!



  1. Synopsis taken directly from Netflix itself.