The Golden Girls (tv program)

Sex among the ruins

Sex among the ruins

Netflix must know something nobody else does because they created a show about old people having sex.

"Grace and Frankie" is a dramedy about two women, who don't like each other, forced together when their husbands of 40 years, law partners and best friends, declare that they are gay and are leaving the wives to marry each other.

Each of the main characters is a tick away from assisted living — in real life. Jane Fonda, as the brittle, entitled Grace, is 77. (And she looks fabulous, by the way.) And Lily Tomlin, as the pot-smoking free-spirit artist Frankie, is 75.

Martin Sheen, the crisply dressed and uptight Robert, is 74. So is Sam Waterston, who plays the...