Grace Under Fire

Grace Under Fire

1993 - 2015, Comedy
A woman tries to organize her life after divorce.

Episode Guide

  • Grace Under Fire - Down in the Boondocks (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Down in the Boondocks

    Bev (Julia Duffy) decides to move in with Grace in order to experience life.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under Class (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Grace Under Class

    Quentin's rich girlfriend irritates Grace, prompting her to meet the parents.

  • Grace Under Fire - Fall From Grace (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Fall From Grace

    Grace finds her job in jeopardy after hiring an old pal who screws up.

  • Grace Under Fire - Fire in the Hole (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Fire in the Hole

    Wade's Army buddy (Ed Marinaro) fills Quentin's head with militaristic ideas.

  • Grace Under Fire - Digging Up the Dirt (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Digging Up the Dirt

    Grace makes up a rumor about Russell that turns out to be true.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under-Funded (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Grace Under-Funded

    Grace fights back when she learns she can't be paid, due to a government mix-up.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Victory Tree (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Victory Tree

    Libby protests the removal of a historical tree on Grace's construction site.

  • Grace Under Fire - Riverboat Queen (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Riverboat Queen

    Grace (Brett Butler) bids on a job for a big riverboat project and is flattered by its wealthy developer.

  • Grace Under Fire - Finders Keepers (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Finders Keepers

    A tornado deposits a bag of money on Grace's doorstep.

  • Grace Under Fire - A River Runs Through Him (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    A River Runs Through Him

    Jean frets that a bridge blocks Emmet's view, so Jimmy decides to move the grave.

  • Grace Under Fire - Mother Christmas (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Mother Christmas

    At Christmas Grace's mother (Diane Ladd) determines to civilize Libby.

  • Grace Under Fire - Don't Ask, Don't Tell (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    Grace discovers Quentin and his girlfriend are sexually active.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under Construction (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Grace Under Construction

    Grace must prove herself to her male co-workers at a construction firm.

  • Grace Under Fire - Smells Like Victory (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Smells Like Victory

    Grace evaluates her responsibilities when Patrick is injured when she's at work.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace's New Job (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    Grace's New Job

    Grace starts a new job at an advertising agency.

  • Grace Under Fire - Rob vs. Jimmy (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Rob vs. Jimmy

    Jimmy feels left out when Rob grows closer to Grace and the kids.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Graduates (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Grace Graduates

    As she prepares to graduate, Grace tries to find a way to inspire Quentin to seek a college education.

  • Grace Under Fire - Sam's Dad (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Sam's Dad

    Grace becomes uncomfortable when her neighbor begins flirting with her; Jean has severe memory lapses.

  • Grace Under Fire - Quentin Gets His Gun (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Quentin Gets His Gun

    Grace realizes that neighbors consider her family's actions crazy.

  • Grace Under Fire - Jimmy Moves In (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Jimmy Moves In

    Grace's fears about letting Jimmy move in seem to be founded when Patrick gets hurt riding bikes with him.

  • Grace Under Fire - Vega$ (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:


    Grace meets a suave, older man on her trip to Las Vegas with Jean.

  • Grace Under Fire - Birthin' Babies (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Birthin' Babies

    When Nadine goes into labor, she and Grace reminisce.

  • Grace Under Fire - Waiting for Peugeot (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Waiting for Peugeot

    Grace meets an old boyfriend who wants to rekindle the relationship.

  • Grace Under Fire - Pills (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:


    Grace's family and friends intervene when they think she is abusing pain pills.

  • Grace Under Fire - Wade's Partner (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Wade's Partner

    Wade's partner insists on arresting Quentin when he won't tell on his friends.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace of Wrath (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Grace of Wrath

    Grace's boarder, a stripper, befriends Libby; Quentin copies Grace's book report.

  • Grace Under Fire - Matthew's Old Lady (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Matthew's Old Lady

    Grace meets her son Matthew's fiancee, a woman who is her age and pregnant.

  • Grace Under Fire - A Holly, Jolly Christmas (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    A Holly, Jolly Christmas

    Christmas is not so merry when Grace has to practice tough love with Quentin.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Tests Out (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Grace Tests Out

    Grace's advanced placement test for college conflicts with her work schedule.

  • Grace Under Fire - Fire Music (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Fire Music

    When locked out of her New York hotel room, Grace (Brett Butler) is rescued by an attractive fireman (Mark Harelik).

  • Grace Under Fire - The Show-Me State (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Show-Me State

    Rick arrives with an ultimatum when Grace takes Libby to a poetry contest.

  • Grace Under Fire - Redeeming Jimmy (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Redeeming Jimmy

    Jimmy's behavior causes Grace to see him in a new light.

  • Grace Under Fire - Road to Nowhere (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Road to Nowhere

    Grace and Nadine try to recapture their youth at an Earth, Wind & Fire concert.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Ghost and Mrs. Kelly (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Ghost and Mrs. Kelly

    Mysterious occurrences prompt Grace to suspect her new home is haunted.

  • Grace Under Fire - Dating Buddies (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Dating Buddies

    Platonic friends Grace and Russell decide to date each other.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace and Sailor Bob (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Grace and Sailor Bob

    Libby's letters to a sailor prompt him to visit.

  • Grace Under Fire - Quentin Returns (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Quentin Returns

    Quentin acts sullen and angry when he returns from a long visit with his father.

  • Grace Under Fire - Neither a Borrower or a Roofer Be (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Neither a Borrower or a Roofer Be

    Russell repays Grace for a favor by offering to loan her the money for a new roof; Jean offers to move in.

  • Grace Under Fire - This Sold House (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    This Sold House

    Grace must look for a place to live when the landlord decides to sell the house.

  • Grace Under Fire - You Go, Girl (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    You Go, Girl

    Rick asks Grace to marry him and move the family to Alaska.

  • Grace Under Fire - Guess Who's Not Coming to Lunch? (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Guess Who's Not Coming to Lunch?

    Grace realizes money problems are taking a toll on the family.

  • Grace Under Fire - Take Me to Your Breeder (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Take Me to Your Breeder

    Grace encounters a UFO when she blacks out from toxic fumes; guest Darren McGavin.

  • Grace Under Fire - Mr. Mullens' Opus (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Mr. Mullens' Opus

    Grace befriends a crisis-hotline caller who turns out to be Mr. Mullens (Robert Klein).

  • Grace Under Fire - Head Games (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Head Games

    Grace must explain Quentin's haircut to the school principal.

  • Grace Under Fire - Broads for Broader Horizons (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Broads for Broader Horizons

    Grace's (Brett Butler) attempts at creativity are belittled by her writing teacher (guest star Jim Turner) at night school.

  • Grace Under Fire - Pregnant Pause (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Pregnant Pause

    Grace turns to Bailey for friendship when Nadine announces she is pregnant.

  • Grace Under Fire - Love Thy Neighbor (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Love Thy Neighbor

    Grace needs to prove she's not racist after Jean insults new neighbors.

  • Grace Under Fire - Why Buy the Bull? (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Why Buy the Bull?

    Grace evaluates her relationship with Rick when he is offered a job out of state.

  • Grace Under Fire - Positively Hateful (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Positively Hateful

    Grace supports the employee rights of a school janitor (Robert Klein) who has AIDS.

  • Grace Under Fire - Good Neighbor Sam (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Good Neighbor Sam

    Grace learns a neighbor has severe depression; Wade is listed as killed in the Vietnam War.

  • Grace Under Fire - No Help Wanted (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    No Help Wanted

    Grace distrusts help offered by her younger sister and her boyfriend Rick.

  • Grace Under Fire - Daddy's Girl (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Daddy's Girl

    Rick's jealous daughter's surprise visit wreaks havoc in the Kelly household.

  • Grace Under Fire - Emmet, We Hardly Knew Ye (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Emmet, We Hardly Knew Ye

    Emmet's unexpected death dampens holiday spirits.

  • Grace Under Fire - Emmet's Secret (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Emmet's Secret

    Grace is shocked when she accidentally learns a secret about her father-in-law.

  • Grace Under Fire - Sleeping Together (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Sleeping Together

    Physical intimacy makes Grace and Rick realize their relationship is serious.

  • Grace Under Fire - Thanks for Nothing (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Thanks for Nothing

    Grace invites Jean and Rick to the family Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Really Under Fire (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Grace Really Under Fire

    A laid-off employee takes Grace and her cohorts hostage.

  • Grace Under Fire - Matthew Gets Busted (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Matthew Gets Busted

    Grace (Brett Butler) gets into trouble with Matthew's (guest star Tom Everett Scott) adoptive mother (Lee Garlington) when the boy turns to Grace for help.

  • Grace Under Fire - Daycare (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Grace battles with the company over day-care facilities.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under a Wig (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Grace Under a Wig

    The children's Halloween demands force Grace to cancel plans with Rick.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Breakup (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Breakup

    Quentin's reaction to her breakup with Ben surprises Grace.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace and Rick and the Dance of Doom (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Grace and Rick and the Dance of Doom

    Grace is shocked when a company executive confesses his attraction to her.

  • Grace Under Fire - Movin' On Down (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Movin' On Down

    Grace thinks company downsizing prompted her demotion.

  • Grace Under Fire - Great Eggspectations (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Great Eggspectations

    Wanting a baby, Nadine asks Grace to donate her eggs for in-vitro fertilization.

  • Grace Under Fire - Jimmy Goes Away (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Jimmy Goes Away

    Grace (Brett Butler) has mixed emotions when Jimmy's (Geoff Pierson) promotion means he will be moving to Ohio.

  • Grace Under Fire - You Can Lead a Horse to Water ... (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    You Can Lead a Horse to Water ...

    Grace doubts her sex appeal when plans for an intimate dinner with Ben go awry.

  • Grace Under Fire - When It Rains, They Pour (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    When It Rains, They Pour

    Several suitors shower Grace with romantic offers.

  • Grace Under Fire - Mother & Son & Father Reunion (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Mother & Son & Father Reunion

    Grace tries to reunite Matthew with his birth father (Barry Bostwick).

  • Grace Under Fire - Sticks and Stones (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Sticks and Stones

    After reprimanding Quentin for using a racial epithet, Grace pokes fun at her boss.

  • Grace Under Fire - Memphis Bound (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Memphis Bound

    Grace and Faith head to Memphis for their estranged sister's wedding.

  • Grace Under Fire - A Night at the Opera (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    A Night at the Opera

    Grace meets a guy at the opera; Russell has an important meeting with his dad.

  • Grace Under Fire - Matthew, Come Home (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Matthew, Come Home

    Quentin rebels when Grace's firstborn son joins the family.

  • Grace Under Fire - Emmet Bypass (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Emmet Bypass

    Grace worries about a solemn promise she made to her stricken father-in-law.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace at the Campfire (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Grace at the Campfire

    Grace's ex-husband tells Quentin she was violent during the marriage.

  • Grace Under Fire - Hello, I'm Your Mother (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Hello, I'm Your Mother

    Grace meets the son she put up for adoption when she was a teen.

  • Grace Under Fire - Aging Gracefully (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Aging Gracefully

    Grace reconsiders her relationship with an overprotective beau (Monte Markham).

  • Grace Under Fire - No Money Down (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    No Money Down

    Grace and Russell attend a real-estate seminar.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Good Mother (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Good Mother

    Grace tries to avoid destroying Quentin's desire to live with his father.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Holidays (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Holidays

    Grace is determined to allow nothing to ruin her Christmas.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace vs. Wade (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Grace vs. Wade

    Grace takes a bad spill in front of Wade's house.

  • Grace Under Fire - Ka-Boom (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    A co-worker's accidental death makes Grace consider what she wants from life.

  • Grace Under Fire - Cold Turkey (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Cold Turkey

    Libby runs away from her dad to spend Thanksgiving with Grace.

  • Grace Under Fire - Dear Grace (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Dear Grace

    Grace tries to reconcile her boss and his pregnant daughter.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Road to Paris, Texas (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Road to Paris, Texas

    Grace and Nadine visit Grace's black-sheep aunt (Jean Stapleton).

  • Grace Under Fire - Splitsville (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Nadine tells Grace she is leaving Wade; Grace thinks Libby is a thief.

  • Grace Under Fire - Jimmy's Girl (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Jimmy's Girl

    Grace's boozing ex-husband warns her not to discuss their marital problems with his new girlfriend.

  • Grace Under Fire - Pitch and Woo (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Pitch and Woo

    Grace is attracted to a ballplayer (Chris Mulkey); Russell proposes.

  • Grace Under Fire - June 15, 1997 (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    June 15, 1997

    Quentin suggests Grace drop day care from the tight family budget.

  • Grace Under Fire - Good Ol' Grace (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Good Ol' Grace

    Grace's co-worker presses sexual harassment charges against their boss.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under Water (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Grace Under Water

    A flash flood and the reappearance of her ex-husband test Grace.

  • Grace Under Fire - A Car and a Kiss (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    A Car and a Kiss

    Grace buys a car; Libby and friend are caught playing a kissing game.

  • Grace Under Fire - See Quentin Run (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    See Quentin Run

    Quentin runs away to his dad's; Grace gets a promotion based on gender.

  • Grace Under Fire - Things Left Undone (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Things Left Undone

    Grace tries to avoid conflict during her mother's visit.

  • Grace Under Fire - It Happened One Week (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    It Happened One Week

    Faith is away during an eventful week.

  • Grace Under Fire - Tears of Joy (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Tears of Joy

    Grace consults a child psychologist about Quentin.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace and Beauty (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Grace and Beauty

    Grace allows Libby to compete in a beauty pageant.

  • Grace Under Fire - Valentine's Day (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Valentine's Day

    Grace's Valentine's Day date with suitor Ryan Sparks doesn't ignite after Quentin springs a surprise.

  • Grace Under Fire - When You Wish Upon a Star (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    When You Wish Upon a Star

    Faith and Nadine persuade Grace to go on a date.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Agony, the Ecstasy, and Bill Mazeroski (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Agony, the Ecstasy, and Bill Mazeroski

    Grace craves personal time; Russell tries to hide his baseball-card collection from his wife's lawyers.

  • Grace Under Fire - Simply Grace (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Simply Grace

    Grace hesitates to get involved with an attractive co-worker.

  • Grace Under Fire - With This Ring (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    With This Ring

    A family heirloom prompts a clash with Grace's ex-mother-in-law.

  • Grace Under Fire - Keeping Faith (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Keeping Faith

    On Christmas, Grace tries to end her sister's 12-year adulterous relationship.

  • Grace Under Fire - Say Goodnight, Gracie (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Say Goodnight, Gracie

    Grace's job becomes permanent and Libby thinks her mom won't have time to see her in the school play.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace in the Middle (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Grace in the Middle

    Grace counsels friends having marital trouble.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under Oath (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Grace Under Oath

    Grace sues her ex-husband for back alimony.

  • Grace Under Fire - A Picture's Worth ... $9.95 (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    A Picture's Worth ... $9.95

    Libby behaves like Quentin, and vice versa.

  • Grace Under Fire - Sister, Sister (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Sister, Sister

    Grace (Brett Butler) enjoys having her two sisters (Valri Bromfield, Tracey Ellis) visit on her birthday -- until they begin reminiscing.

  • Grace Under Fire - Second Time Around (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Second Time Around

    Grace (Brett Butler) meets Nadine's first husband Andy (Gary Graham) and a very secretive Russell (Dave Thomas) at a singles dance.

  • Grace Under Fire - The Good, the Bad and the Pharmacist (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Good, the Bad and the Pharmacist

    Russell's ex-wife tries to rekindle their romance.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Undergraduate (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Grace Undergraduate

    Grace and Nadine attend a fraternity party.

  • Grace Under Fire - Up on the Roof (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Up on the Roof

    Grace must endure the trauma of Quentin's first jockstrap purchase.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under Fire (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Grace Under Fire

    A recently divorced mother of three (Brett Butler) makes the best of life in tough conditions. With Dave Thomas.

  • Grace Under Fire - Grace Under Fire (Episode 114)
    Episode 114:

    Grace Under Fire

    With an indomitable spirit and a quick wit, newly divorced Grace takes on a new job and a first date in the episode that started it all. - - Brett Butler,Kaitlin Cullum,Casey Sander,Dave Thomas.