Frasier (1993–2004)

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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

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 Dr. Frasier Crane (263 episodes, 1993-2004)
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 Daphne Moon / ... (263 episodes, 1993-2004)
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 Dr. Niles Crane (263 episodes, 1993-2004)
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 Roz Doyle (263 episodes, 1993-2004)
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 Martin Crane (263 episodes, 1993-2004)
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 Eddie (194 episodes, 1993-2003)
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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 Mark Harding <mah@imdb.com>

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(1 episode) | (262 episodes)

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Trivia

The show's creators originally planned for the show to take place in Denver, Colorado. But in late 1992, Colorado passed an amendment that repealed anti-gay discrimination laws. (It was later declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court.) The creators did not agree with the amendment and decided to move the show's setting further west to Seattle. The creators did not want the show to take place in Boston, Massachusetts as "Cheers" had because they did not want NBC to ask for frequent guest appearances from that show's characters. See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Marty Crane is made President of the condo board over Frasier, Roz visits Niles and Daphne at their home. They offer her fruit salad. Towards the end of the scene, the amount and type of fruits in Roz's bowl changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Frasier: [responding to a caller] Roger, at Cornell University they have an incredible piece of scientific equipment known as the Tunneling Electron Microscope. Now, this microscope is so powerful that by firing electrons you can actually see images of the atom, the infinitesimally minute building blocks of our universe. Roger, if I were using that microscope right now, I still wouldn't be able to locate my interest in your problem.
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Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
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Music by Bruce Miller
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User Reviews

Dare I say better than Seinfeld ?!?
12 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

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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