Grace and Frankie
Season 1, Episode 8
Air date May 8, 2015
Written by David Budin
Brendan McCarthy
Directed by Dennie Gordon
Episode guide
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The Sex is the 8th episode of the first season of Grace and Frankie.


Frankie takes a new look at her Yam Man Jacob, while Grace and Guy get closer. Bud and Coyote have a brotherly talk. Sol is terrified of Brianna.[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

Ernie Hudson as Jacob[2]


  • Jacob's a Leo
  • Frankie hasn't flirted since 1968
  • Coyote's looking for his birth mother
  • Frankie once had a retriever called Mahatma
  • Brianna has a stuffed mammut called Zephyrentamental


FrankieTell me, did you "finish" at least?
GraceI'm here right, of course I finished
Frankie, well Guy and I just made plans for him to have another orgasm tonight


Notes and references

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