Daphne is depressed with her love life. Frasier has the idea of setting her up with Tom Duran, the new station manager, and invites Tom to his apartment for dinner. What he doesn't know is that Tom ...
Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous.
The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...
Eminent Boston Psychiatrist, Frasier Crane, last seen gracing the bars of Cheers has left his life there to start afresh in Seattle. He now has a spot as a popular radio Psychiatrist, giving him the chance to spread words of wit and wisdom to the masses. He shares his apartment with his retired cop father, Martin, and his father's physical care assistant, Daphne Moon. Add in brother Niles, Eddie the dog, some bizarre situations and plenty of humour and you've got all the ingredients for an excellent show and worthy successor to Cheers. Written by
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In one episode, after a night at the opera watching "Rigoletto" by Verdi, Frasier remarks to his date that the finest soprano to sing the role of "Gilda" was "The great Mathilde Decagney". Matilda de Cagny is the animal trainer who owns Moose, the dog who plays Eddie. See more »
In Season Two's "The Friend", when Bob Reynolds wheels away from the table in Cafe Nervosa and out the door, he has the book on barbecuing on his lap. A split second later when Frasier exits behind him, the book is back on the table. See more »
I suppose I like my gents more on the manly side.
[Looking at the napkin Niles is holding]
Is that a little swan you just made?
No, it was a B-52.
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This sitcom is well above Cheers, right up there with Seinfeld, with whom it shares the cynicism, great chemistry between cast members, fast-paced and witty dialog. The characters are extremely well drawn, and the exploration of comedy is complex. Very well written, extremely well acted, and entertaining perhaps for a tad smaller audience than Seinfeld, because it's a bit more intellectual in approach, it is ultimately brilliant and original.
If Seinfeld was about "nothing", this one is about "everything", and in addition packed with great actors, and special guests.
P.S.- even the dog is brilliant
10* out of 10
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