Will and Grace s04e03 Episode Script

Crouching Father, Hidden Husband

Stop What? We said we were gonna go easy on the butter and the cheese and look at us Look what we're doing You're right This is too much We should blot The most amazing thing is happening in my apartment right now Somebody actually stayed till the morning? Show me hateful! My son Elliot is on the phone asking a girl out for the very first time ever Ohhsomeone's a proud papa Oh, I remember the first time I asked a girl out Well, not a girl so much as my cousin Robert I remember calling girls for dates I was so nervous, you know that they might say yes - Hi - Hey! - What happened? - How'd it go? Randy Varner already asked her to the dance so she's going with him - Sorry, Elliot - At least you tried That little tartlet! You know, Elliot, if this girl turned you down it just means that there's an even better girl out there for you and now you'll find her You're young enough to buy that, aren't you? I'm going to finish my homework Hey.
Hey, you know maybe later if you're not doing anything we could do something together, you know? Like, um wave at sailors I think he means baseball Baseball.
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Great.
Yeah Poor kid I can't believe she turned him down Just make sure you do something fun with him that night Like when I'd stay home from a dance my mom and I would bake ginger snaps and watch "Little House on the Prairie.
" (60³â´ë¿¡ ¹æ¿µÇÑ ¹Ì±¹ °¡Á· µå ó¸ Çѱ¹¿¡¼­´Â 80³â´ë¿¡ ¹æ¿µÇßÀ½) God, I was so gay No.
no, no Don't listen to him Elliot has to go to that dance This is a very tender time for him and if he doesn't bounce back this sort of disappointment can leave a deep emotional scar - What was his name? - Alan Finkelman He took me to my first boy-girl dance He was so gorgeous like a Jewish Scott Baio We had two great dances, and I knew that a slow one was coming so I ran into the bathroom to reapply my Bonnie Belle Dr.
Pepper lipsmacker And when I came back out he was dancing with that snooty Sandy Simons I was heartbroken I remember that story Will and I read it in your diary You read my diary? Hey, I just showed him where it was He picked the lock with his bobby pin Àª & ±×·¹À̽º Crouching Father Hidden Husband ³×ÀÌÆ® µå ó¸ 24 Ŭ·´ Will & Grace ÀÚ¸·ÆÀ Will & Grace Season 4 Karen, my office called and said it was some kind of emergency What's up? Oh, uh--honey, could you get that paper out of the fax? - I got a little jammy-jam - Sure.
What's the emergency? Paper in the fax got a little jammy-jam what You--You called me out of a business lunch to fix your fax? Yeah You do realize it's not my job? I see where you're going with this Here you go Karen, I can't take this knowing that somewhere a traffic cop is gonna go unbribed Look I'm a lawyer which means that unlike you I have passed a bar - My job, essentially, is - Honey.
Honey, I often ask a lot of people on my staff to do different things Cook sometimes cleans Cleaner sometimes cooks Driver sometimes provides an alibi We all pitch in! Right but the difference is that those people live in the palace and serve only the evil queen Whereas Lawyer works not only for her but for many of the villagers as well You understand why I don't have time to fix your fax machine? No.
Why? Let me try to explain this in terms you'll understand I'm tequila Oh, I'm liking this story better already! These are my friends gin, vodka, and scotch Hello, Karen! Hiya, kids Now.
You got an emergency You want a bloody mary You've poured yourself a thimble of tomato juice Who you gonna call? Me? Tequila? What is this crazy talk? I want my vodka! Exactly.
So from now on you only call tequila when you have a legal problem Ok, I get it now You're comin' in loud and queer! Karen, who are we gonna get? I mean, this is my son His date should be stylish, special, beautiful A non-smoker who loves to laugh Wait a minute You've got someone special, stylish, beautiful? No.
But how about Grace? She's got big feet And you know what they say about girls with big feet - Well, how about Grace? - How about Grace what? How about Grace be Elliott's date to his school dance tomorrow night? How much fun? Are you kidding me? He's 12.
I'm 30-- Not 12 Come on, Grace It's hard enough having me as a dad I'm a celebrity And also I'm gay It's been a big week for him and if I could just make it so he had a really great time at this dance, I'd be Superdad Please, Grace? Ohh, I don't know.
I mean I know that it would be very painful to miss your seventh grade dance, but isn't there something else that we could - Alan Finkelman - Have him ready at 7:00 - Hello - Hi, Grace Could I talk to Will? Karen, this is Will Listen, I've got an emergency You've gotta get over to the manse, tout-de-suite An emergency, huh? You sure vodka can't handle this? Oh, it's doin' its part, honey But I need you, too! The I.
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is here They're taking my Rosario away Karen, this better not-- Hello? Y-yes, I'm Mrs.
Walker's attorney b-b-but all that paperwork was taken- I see I'll be right there I'm approaching Oh, Will Thank God you're here You've got nothing to worry about Just 'cause Rosario and Jack are divorced does not mean they can take away her green card Oh, honey, could you open this for me? Sure where are the I.
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guys? Oh, gone I took care of it What do you mean you took care of it? Well, all right you caught me I just wanted you to open up that jar of olives You what? What-- What-- I talked to an I.
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agent Oh, honey, that was gardener He used to be on "Dark Shadows.
" He's good, huh? But--but-- Why are you doing this to me? Well The first time I did it I did it because I really needed somebody to help me but this time I just did it for entertainment! What happened? Did your cable go out? Did you lose the stick you use to poke bears at the zoo? No, honey, it's right here Ok.
Ok, you-- You've had your little laugh But this is the last time you are ever gonna trick me into doing anything for you Ok.
Could you get the lights? Sure Damn it! It's so fes-tive The cr?e paper and the punch bowl Boys and girls dancing together A little hard to get my mind around that last one but I guess times have changed Are you sure I'm not too dressed up? Yeah.
You know what would bring it down a notch? Some Hawaiian Punch and a chocolate cigarette Ok, Elliott, this is the deal I want you to have fun tonight so whatever you want is fine with-- Eyes up, young man They didn't have any chocolate cigarettes but I got you a carrot stick Just hold it like this - Hi, Elliot - Oh.
Hey, Nancy Where's Randy? Oh, he accidentally ate a peanut and his throat closed up - Well Bye - Bye - That was her! - Yeah.
That's Nancy What are you waiting for? She's alone, she's vulnerable Go get her - Yeah, but-- - No buts! Go get her! Excuse me I have a very big but Well, you should have worn a long coat Come on, Elliot this is your chance Elliot is here with me Don't you want to teach your son to honor his commitments? Yes, I do, unless someone hotter and younger comes along - Now.
Shoo, boy! Score big! - No, no, no You are not going anywhere You know the rule You dance with the one who brung ya Do not listen to her Go out there and make your papa proud I am not gonna be left alone at another seventh grade dance! Well, this isn't about you Yes, it is! It's always about me! Wow That was not a good color on me, was it? No worse than the one you got on, Peggy Sue Now, we are not here to work out some childhood trauma of yours We are here to get my kid some tail You're right You're absolutely right Thank you This reminds me of the time I was eight years old and my cousin Ok, thank you How come you're so weird? It doesn't matter, ok? She's already dancing with somebody else Nicely done And to think I was gonna let him go to second with you This is so unfair I feel like I'm being banished That's because you are being banished Now, you will sit here on the freak bench with the other weirdos No offense, girls Today's weirdos are tomorrow's daytime talk show hosts and sensitive singer-songwriters Don't worry I know what you guys are going through and I can promise it's not always gonna be this hard I'd like to tell you the story of a plucky young girl who went through the hell of adolescence came out the other side stronger self-possessed with a damn good head of hair if I do say so myself Felicity? (µå ó¸ FelicityÀÇ ÁÖÀΰø.
ÁÁ¾ÆÇÏ´Â ³²ÀÚ¸¦ ¦i¾Æ ¸í¹®´ë¸¦ Æ÷±â ´º¿åÀ¸·Î ã¾Æ°¨) No, you weirdo! Me! Oh! Look at that Tom and Penelope Well someone will buy it Mrs.
Walker? I'm Agent Korn and this is Agent Pembleton Oh, thank god I've been fighting with my lawyer Can you open this? Mrs.
Walker, I don't think you understand We're from the FBI Oh.
I've been telling Grace she's gonna get arrested one of these days for assault with a deadly wardrobe Ma'am, we're investigating your husband Stanley Walker and we'd like to ask you a few questions Stan? My Stan? Oh, look at that Tom and Penelope Well, somebody'll buy it - Will Truman - Will, it's me There are two men from the FBI here Well one man and a mannish woman Honey, they're asking me about Stanley I don't know what to say The FBI, huh? I'll be right over just as soon as I make a gun out of cheese Hello.
And welcome to MoviePhone! - Will, I'm serious! I need - In a planet turned upside down one woman holds the key to the planet's survival Charlize Theron is-- Leave me alone! What's the big deal, Elliot? Just ask her to dance I don't want to, ok? She's not my date So you didn't make the kill That doesn't mean you can't feed on the carcass I can't do it I was crazy to think she'd even go out with me Why? 'Cause I'm a geek, ok? Well, look how good she dances I can't dance like that I don't have it in me Not in you? You got me as a parent That's like saying Chastity Bono can't wear Bob Mackey So I guess somehow it got out that I like to French Anyway, we're on the dance floor and we're at that part of "Bette Davis Eyes" where Kim Carnes starts to talk when suddenly his tongue comes at me like the shark in Jaws By the way, Jaws 3D Dennis Quaid, no shirt-- worth the rental - So where was I? - You were about to get dumped Now, just listen to the music and let it move through you, ok? Now, we'll start with the head And we bop, bop, bop the head and we bop, bop, bop the head Good.
And now the shoulders are moving Very good Very good And here come the arms They don't want to be left out They're coming out of the barn Ok So, anyway we're having an ok time I'm wearin' my good leather I'm laughing, there's some serious hair-tossing going on In short, he's getting the green light When suddenly this chick breezes by This town-and-country lockjaw bitch And he gets up to talk to her for 20 minutes I mean, what is that? My brother once flushed a turtle down the toilet and we had to get it out with a spatula That's what I'm talking about Men need to be programmed Am I the flattest one here? Here we go Oh, my god I love this song! - Here are the Polina files - Thanks, Connie Do you want anything else? I had a dream about you last night We were on the beach and you weren't wearing a shirt Oh, my god, I can't believe I told you that I'm so embarrassed Connie, you don't have to be embarrassed - I was breast-feeding you - That's embarrassing Excuse me, uh pardon me we're looking for Will Truman Excuse me, Mr.
Truman We're from the FBI We have a warrant to search the Walker home Mrs.
Walker requests that you be there I'm Agent Korn This is Agent Pembleton Agent Korn Agent Pembleton My name is Agent Poopy Pants Excuse me? Did Karen put you up to this? Ooh, badges Get those in cub scouts? I myself will never know the joy of scouting because I like to kiss other boys What are you, actors? My God, the lengths this woman will go to entertain herself - Sir, we're not actors - Oh, come on.
Sure you are In fact, I think I saw you in a commercial for, uh anti-anxiety medicine You couldn't leave the house? Now you're the life of the party - Sir, this is serious - Yeah, I know, I know You're "FBI agents.
" But come on I mean, would actual feds be this ticklish? For the last 11 months we've been conducting an investigation into Stanley Walker's financial affairs We've discovered several discrepancies which have led us to believe Please! Sir, maybe we haven't impressed upon you the gravity of the situation I'm aware of the gravity, Agent Korn I mean, without gravity could my pants do this? I'm allowed one phone call You don't mind if I make it with my ass? Will! Will Stan's been arrested Oh, for God's sake put your pants on You're my lawyer not my dentist! All right, enough is enough I'm not buying it Honey, it's all over the news Oh, really? Well, what is "Stanley Walker being taken into custody on charges of tax evasion" "Federal authorities apprehended Mr.
Walker at his home in Manhattan" If you have any questions for Mrs.
Walker you can address them to me Her attorney I screwed up Who am I kidding? I'm no one's father Hey You embarrassed your kid at a school dance I think that makes you a father You know, I can remember this one time when my father chaperoned the Winter Sing And he dumped you No, he didn't dump me He was my father Although emotionally he did turn his back on me in college.
I was moving into my freshman dorm and we were going- Enough of the stories! Write 'em down! You're killing us! - Hey - Hi So, was that your dad? Sort of Wow, he got up and danced in front of everyone You were great Yeah.
Thanks At least he's good How did he learn to do that? I don't know Maybe 'cause he's gay He is? One of my moms is gay Really? Yeah, but she's not a good dancer She built our house, though I should probably go get Elliott and take him home Uh, I think you might need to wait There's my boy Dancing with a girl You want to dance with a girl? Sure Do you? Sure.