Drop Dead Diva “50 Shades of Grayson” Season 5 Episode 8 airs Sunday August 11 at 9/8c.
Episode Synopsis: “50 Shades of Grayson” – Following a long night at a bachelorette party, Jane ends up at the U.S./Mexico border to defend the bride’s fiancé, whose bachelor party went south of the border. Jane must get the groom back into the U.S. in time for the wedding. Kim represents a housewife who claims that her online erotic novel has been plagiarized by a major publisher. Meanwhile, a mysterious man appears at the firm, yet his motives remain unclear to the lawyers of Harrison & Parker. Owen struggles with his new role as Stacy’s sperm donor.
Show Synopsis: The series’ fifth season opener, entitled “Back from the Dead,” picks up from last season’s cliff hanger finale with Jane (Elliott) frantically searching for her missing fiancé Owen (Medlin), who disappeared after witnessing her kiss Grayson (Hurst) moments before their wedding. While both Jane and Owen nurse their broken hearts, Jane’s friends and co-workers also are confronted with their own life dilemmas. Kim (Levering) goes public with her pregnancy at the firm as Grayson continues to struggle with his feelings for Jane. Meanwhile, Stacy (Bowlby) is left contemplating the future of her business, The Pakery. Newcomer Justin Deeley (90210) joins “Drop Dead Diva” as Jane’s new heavenly guide Paul, stepping in for Luke (Carter McIntyre) when he is called back to Heaven just after telling her that Old Jane has returned to earth. Now that Jane and Old Jane are both on earth, the two kindred spirits will finally meet face-to-face, creating one of the most highly anticipated “Drop Dead Diva” moments ever.
Emmy® nominated actor John Ratzenberger returns to “Drop Dead Diva” this season to reprise his role as Kim’s father, while Jamie Ray Newman is back as Grayson’s ex-fiancée Vanessa, further complicating his heart. Other guest stars for season five will be announced in the coming weeks.