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Anthony J Lombardi
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Posted: 01 January 2017 at 8:00pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

https://www.yahoo.com/tv/grace-revival-ordered-10-episodes-1 84022245.html

I'd like to see it happen even if it's only going to be 10 episodes
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Posted: 02 January 2017 at 6:57am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Difficult to imagine how they can do it without negating the series final episode.
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The reunion sketch from a few months back was fun, and surprisingly good at recapturing the feel of the series.  That rather points out an obvious catch-22 with such revivals: if the characters and their situations are too similar, why haven't these 'people' changed at all in 10 years?  But if they do change, are they still the same characters audiences liked the first time around?

To be honest though, I watched W&G only intermittently when it was on the air and even less often since; a new show would be only a minor curiosity to me.
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The finale of WILL & GRACE saw them "breaking up," and going almost 20 years without speaking, until their kids ended up at the same college, and they met again in the halls there.

Many fans, I know, did not like this ending -- they wanted the characters to go on as they had -- but I thought it was a good (and poignant) solution to the Real Life Doesn't Have Last Episodes problem.

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Posted: 02 January 2017 at 10:49am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

 Even thou the actors have held up pretty well. Their apparent aging negates the chance of this taking place before the series finale. 

I suppose they could just Chuck Cunningham the finale.
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Posted: 02 January 2017 at 11:34am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Hollywood has almost zero respect for their own continuity, when it comes to planning sequels. It's entirely possible the producers would (as with their "reunion" last year) simply ignore the finale AND the passage of time.

Which would be disappointing, from my perspective.

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Posted: 02 January 2017 at 12:08pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

I was a bit saddened by the 20 year gap in Will and Grace's friendship. I was glad the episode was very much a life still goes on ending and that eventually they met up again. I liked that it was when their kids met in college.
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Personally, I think they could just wipe out the final episode as a dream one of the characters had.  The very fact that they did the "reunion election episode" as taking place in "real time" negates the final episode anyway.
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Posted: 07 January 2017 at 12:23pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

I can enjoy the finale for what it was and still go on and ignore it and enjoy new episodes as well. Its pretty easy to do. 
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The very fact that they did the "reunion election episode" as taking place in "real time" negates the final episode anyway.

The "reunion" was political commentary. I doubt anyone involved thought of it as "real". I mean, how pathetic that none of those characters have matured at all!!

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"Political commentary" is a good point. In one of Alec Baldwin's 'SNL' Trump sketches a while back, 'Trumpwin'('BaldTrump'?) appointed Walter White of Breaking Bad as 'drug czar'...and rather than the custom of some regular cast member playing the part, it was Bryan Cranston. That sketch was no more 'in continuity' for Breaking Bad as this 'election sketch' is for Will & Grace. 
Failing that, then let's just assume that any TV series can have an 'Earth-2'.
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