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The stars of NBC's rebooted 'Will & Grace' discover you can go home again

The stars of NBC's rebooted 'Will & Grace' discover you can go home again

When “Will & Grace” premiered in 1998, the biggest comedies of the year were “Seinfeld,” “Veronica’s Closet” and “Friends.” It was the year President Clinton denied having “sexual relations” with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The year that gave us Google. A time when the notion that young adults were spending less time with the television set was beginning to percolate.

And there were two thirtysomething writers, Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, on the verge of helping to pave the way for LGBTQ characters on TV with their prime-time sitcom that featured two openly gay characters.

“Will & Grace” followed the close friendship between gay lawyer...

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