Dolly Parton’s unbreakable friendship with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda ahead of Grace & Frankie’s debut

The seventh season of Grace & Frankie ended on April 29, 2022, and the hit comedy television show finally gave fans what they’ve been waiting for with a performance from Dolly Parton.

Here we explore country icon Dolly Parton’s unbreakable friendship with stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda ahead of the Netflix series’ debut.

When did they meet and how did they ruin our screens?

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The debut of Grace & Frankie’s seventh season

The first four episodes of Grace and Frankie’s seventh season began airing in August 2021 and the final twelve were made available to stream on Netflix on April 29, 2022.

Warning: spoilers ahead!

decision maker Dolly Parton’s heavenly cameo on the series collapses when the first episode sees Grace (Jane Fonda) and Frankie (Lily Tomlin) find themselves in a version of heaven’s waiting room.

(This comes after Frankie spent the other episodes of the series counting down the days until her death.)

After waking up in the bright white room, the two are supposed to meet with their case manager, who turns out to be a working-class angel named Agnes, portrayed by country icon Dolly Parton.

Parton shows up in an immaculate suit jacket with pastel rhinestone lapels and agrees that Grace is accidentally in heaven but Frankie is right.

Agnes tells the two to say goodbye to each other before being shown that the friends belong together. So moved by this, she discreetly allows Frankie to get her life back, and they soon return to the real world.

Grace and Frankie | Season 7B Official Trailer | Netflix



Grace and Frankie | Season 7B Official Trailer | Netflix





Dolly Parton’s unbreakable friendship with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda

The list tells the truth about Hollywood activist Jane Fonda, stand-up comedian Lily Tomlin and country star Dolly Parton’s decades-long friendship.

The trio dates back to the late 1970s when they starred in the cult-classic comedy 9 to 5 It starred Parton’s role as Doralee Rhodes, Lily Tomlin’s role as Violet Newstead and Jane Fonda as Judy Bernly.

As the film’s co-producer, Fonda instigated the union after finding her dream cast, unaware that her future co-stars would also become lifelong friends.

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More about the iconic trio

When Fonda approached Parton about making her acting debut by playing Doralee 9 to 5She only agreed if she could write the theme song.

The hit lives on today and has garnered numerous nominations and even a Grammy.

76-year-old Dolly Parton is the youngest of her best friends as Lily Tomin is now 82 and her co-star Jane Fonda is 84.

Before the recent series premiere of Grace & Frankie @dollyparton took to Instagram in January 2022 with a throwback photo of the trio and referenced their popular film in the caption, and fans were right to hope that Parton would appear in season seven.

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