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Martin Crane (Character)
from "Frasier" (1993)

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Martin Crane (John Mahoney) No-nonsense, pragmatic and unassuming... See more »
Alternate Names:
Black Martin


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  1. "30 Rock"
        - The Break-Up (2006) TV episode, Played by Eugene Osborne Smith (as Black Martin)
  2. "Frasier"
        - Goodnight, Seattle: Part 2 (2004) TV episode, Played by John Mahoney
        - Goodnight, Seattle: Part 1 (2004) TV episode, Played by John Mahoney
        - Crock Tales (2004) TV episode, Played by John Mahoney
        - Detour (2004) TV episode, Played by John Mahoney
        - And Frasier Makes Three (2004) TV episode, Played by John Mahoney
          (258 more)

  3. Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996) (TV) Played by John Mahoney
Archive Footage:
  1. Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV) Played by John Mahoney
  2. Bulldog Crazy (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  3. The Crane Brothers Remember Season 3 (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  4. The Mystery of Maris: The Break-Up Begins (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  5. A Conversation with Art Director Roy Christopher (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  6. Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter (2004) (TV) Played by John Mahoney
  7. The Niles & Daphne Attraction (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  8. Marching on to Season Two (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  9. The Mystery of Maris Continues! (2004) (V) Played by John Mahoney
  10. 50 Greatest TV Animals (2003) (TV) Played by John Mahoney

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From "Frasier: To Tell the Truth (#6.15)" (1999)
Martin: [trying to convince Frasier to lie about Niles' feelings for Daphne in his divorce proceedings] You're really not going to go down there tomorrow and blow it for him, are you?
Frasier: Dad, there is nothing more I'd like to do than to help my brother. But I would like to find a way to do it without violating my ethics!
Martin: But Maris is responsible for this divorce! Niles's feelings for Daphne has nothing to do with it! Now, if you cover for Niles you won't be doing anything wrong.
Frasier: Dad, we are talking about perjury! When is that ever acceptable?
Martin: Oh, you want an example? Fine! Let's say, uh, what if there was a comet hurtling towards the earth...
Frasier: Oh, for God's sake!
Martin: And you were the only person who could save the earth, but the only way to do it is by lying under oath. Would you do it then?
Frasier: Who am I lying to, the comet?
Martin: Oh, just answer the question!
Frasier: All right, I suppose in certain extreme cases...
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