Grace and Frankie
Season 1, Episode 1
Air date 8 May 2015
Written by Marta Kauffman & Howard J. Morris
Directed by Tate Taylor
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     The End is the first episode of the first season of Grace and Frankie and the first episode overall.


Grace and Frankie are stunned when their husbands inform them that they want divorces. They're even more shocked when they find out why.[1]


Grace Hanson and Frankie Bergstein are brought to dinner by their lawyer husbands, Robert and Sol, under the assumption that the men are going to announce they are retiring, but the women are shocked when their husbands reveal they are actually leaving them, for each other, and want to get married now that same-sex marriage is legal. The men also reveal that they have been having an affair with each other for more than 20 years. The news quickly spreads to their horrified children. Despite their stark personality differences, Grace and Frankie strike up a bond when they both seek escape at the Beach House the couple share.


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  • This is the pilot/first episode of the series.

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  1. Synopsis taken directly from Netflix itself.
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