It was all a dream?
When "Will and Grace" returns to NBC this fall over a decade after its series finale, it's got some 'splaining to do. After all, the series finale ended with Grace (Debra Messing) having a daughter with husband Leo and Will (Eric McCormack) adopting a son with partner Vincent.
So, how will the revival address those events? It's just going to ignore them!
"We spent most of our time trying to figure out what would be the way to make the show the best version of itself coming back after 11 years," creator Max Mutchnick told Entertainment Weekly. "That finale really caused us a lot of grief. You write a finale because a show is over. You never think that it's coming back again."
Mutchnick and fellow creator David Kohan debated keeping Will and Grace's kids. But as Kohan explained, "If they have children, then it has to be about them being parents, 'cause presumably it would be a priority in their lives. And if it wasn't a priority in their lives, then they're still parents, they're just bad parents, right? We frankly did not want to see them being either good parents or bad parents. We wanted them to be Will and Grace."
So, everything is getting retconned, including Jack and Karen's endings. Jack (Sean Hayes) will still be living next door and teaching the craft of "Jackting," while Karen (Megan Mullally) still drinks and knows things in her mansion.