Grace And Frankie turned up the drama this season by selling out its two leads

The dramedy genre remains very much in vogue on TV, to the consternation of awards show voters everywhere. Netflix’s Grace And Frankie is one offering in that increasingly popular hybrid format, but unlike its contemporaries Transparent or One Mississippi—or insert some other, non-Amazon title here—the series has…

In season three finale, Grace And Frankie let their fears float away in a hot air balloon

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Some friendships are so intricate and intense and indescribable that they feel almost cosmic. I experienced friendships like these most potently in my childhood. But through its main characters, Grace And Frankie suggests that people in the later years of life experience these same intoxicating, complex friendships…

An art show puts Grace And Frankie’s character-driven comedy on display

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Grace And Frankie’s third season jumps into the messy dynamics brought out in the final altercation between its titular characters and their families at the end of season two. Last season, Grace and Frankie were at their most fraught, pulled apart by Grace’s drinking problem. But the death of their dear mutual friend…

Yep, Grace and Frankie are still the best part of Grace And Frankie

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Frankie borrowed a little bit of Grace’s essence in “The Wish” in order to find the strength to officiate a wedding between the man she loves and the man he loves. In “The Vitamix,” Grace borrows a little bit of Frankie’s essence to help her move forward, too. Namely, she steals one of Robert and Sol’s wedding gifts:…