Generally speaking, the response from the target audience was pretty positive as usual. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the viewers evaluated the fourth season of the comedy series at 4.5/5 with an 88% approval rating. The visitors of Metacritic were satisfied with the current installment as well. Their verdict was 8.0/10. In the meantime, an overall score of this show on IMDb remains very high, 8.3/10 > 20,600 votes.
It's worth noting that initially, critics met Grace and Frankie quite ambivalently. In spite of this, the later seasons have received critical acclaim. Netflix especially emphasized the recent nominations and awards of the show; among them four Primetime Emmy Award nominations, a Writers Guild Award nomination, an NAACP Image Award nomination, etc.
As mentioned above, RuPaul joins Grace and Frankie in the upcoming season. He will portray Benjamin Le Day, an imposing and intelligent opponent, who faces off with Grace and Frankie.
What Is Grace and Frankie About?If you have not watched this hilarious sitcom on Netflix yet, please read a brief overview of Grace and Frankie below.
The story focuses on two women, Grace and Frankie, who have been rivals for years. They are entirely different but united by a common issue. One day, their husbands confessed that have fallen in love with each other and are preparing for marriage. In spite of their long-term feud, Grace and Frankie will have to unite and deal with the aftermath. Grace is a retired cosmetics mogul, while Frankie is a hippie art teacher. The two have nothing in common. But facing the troubles, both can rely only on each other.