in Season 5, the best friends feel their time is running out. These time-tested broads recognize how history repeats itself. They know many of life’s moments come back around in one way or another, and the weight of the past can be crushing. Their only twist on Matthew McConaughey’s tortured musings would be that they want the circle to continue; instead of feeling trapped in a constant loop of pain, they’d look for ways to keep things spinning.
Grace and Frankie visit the beach house while their worried kids try to track them down. Robert and Sol are caught in an embarassing situation.
Refusing to leave the beach house, Grace and Frankie get support from their ex-husbands -- who are having their own issues with an unexpected visitor.
Bud convinces Frankie to hire a home health aide. Grace fumes when she learns about Brianna's changes to Say Grace. Robert hopes to influence Peter.
Grace and Brianna clash at work as Grace faces a tough day. With Joan-Margaret's help, Frankie fights ageism. Peter's casting decision shocks Robert.
An unexpected encounter sparks regret in Grace. Sol acts cagey about his new dog's origins. A stranger's ambush of Coyote leads to a revelation.
Frankie takes Grace on a girls trip, which isn't exactly the spa retreat Grace was expecting. Mallory goes on a date. An old friend rebuffs Frankie.
While Frankie worries she's lost her authenticity, Grace frets about Frankie's health. Bud's first meeting with Allison's father goes downhill fast.
Robert feels out of place with the younger guys at rehearsals. Grace doesn't like the new man in Frankie's life. Brianna must make a difficult choice.
When the Vybrant website goes down, Grace and Frankie must negotiate with a demanding man from Walden Villas. Sol becomes more assertive.
Grace takes extreme measures to keep up her hectic schedule. Sol and Frankie have a disagreement about Coyote. Frankie bonds with Robert over edibles.
While Frankie tries to dig herself out of the business mess she created, Grace comes up with a different solution. Brianna goes to bat for Barry.
Grace returns to town to find that Frankie has everything under control. Bud and Allison's wedding day arrives, but not without some family drama.