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9 Jan. 1996
It's Hard to Say Goodbye If You Won't Leave
When Kate announces that she is leaving to manage a station in Chicago, Frasier tries to explore the possibility of a deeper relationship with her. He follows her to the airport for a romantic goodbye, but her flight is delayed, leaving them time to find out whether they really have anything in common.
16 Jan. 1996
The Friend
Frasier sends out a radio call for a new friend, and ends up meeting Bob, a barbecue-obsessed photographer. Frasier can't stand the man's company, but because Bob is in a wheelchair, feels too guilty to dump him.
30 Jan. 1996
Come Lie with Me
After Joe spends the night with Daphne, Frasier feels uncomfortable and asks her not to entertain guests in his home. Daphne proposes that she take an apartment of her own. Frasier eagerly agrees to this, looking forward to getting his study back, but changes his mind when a weekend without Daphne leads to he and Martin nearly killing each other. Niles sinks deeper and deeper into denial as his separation from Maris leads to his shutout from his circle of high-society friends.
6 Feb. 1996
Moon Dance
Realizing that it's time he started dating again, Niles takes Daphne to a society ball.
13 Feb. 1996
The Show Where Diane Comes Back
The arrival of Diane Chambers in Seattle puts Frasier on an emotional rollercoaster ride.
20 Feb. 1996
A Word to the Wiseguy
The police issue a warrant for Maris's arrest after she fails to pay a stack of unpaid parking tickets. To help their reconciliation, Niles goes to a local "fixer," Jerome Belasco. Jerome solves the problem, but wants a favor in return: Frasier must advise Jerome's fiancée, Brandy, to marry him right away.
27 Feb. 1996
Look Before You Leap
In honor of February 29th, Frasier encourages the people around him to "take a leap" and do something outside their comfort zone. Unfortunately, their attempts result in failures and make him have doubts about his own leap.
12 Mar. 1996
High Crane Drifter
After a day and a half of experiencing other people's rude and inconsiderate behavior, Frasier reaches saturation point when a man casually steals his and Niles's table at Cafe Nervosa. Frasier ejects the man from the café. Next day, he is hailed as a hero in the paper, but is horrified when his act sparks off a series of "etiquette lessons" by people all over Seattle.
26 Mar. 1996
Chess Pains
Frasier buys an elaborate antique chess set, but becomes obsessed by his inability to win against Martin.
9 Apr. 1996
Crane vs. Crane
Niles eagerly agrees to appear as an expert witness at the capacity hearing of an elderly timber baron, knowing that the proceedings will be televised. The man approaches Frasier for a second opinion. Frasier agrees to meet with the man, and finds him perfectly sane, leaving him no choice but to testify against Niles in court.
23 Apr. 1996
Police Story
Frasier pursues an attractive police officer who pulls him over. When he and Martin track her down to a cop bar, she comes on to Martin.
30 Apr. 1996
Where There's Smoke, There's Fired
KACL's new owner, an eighty-five year old Texan with a nationwide chain of radio stations, has a job for Frasier: make his fiancée quit smoking. Frasier reels when he realizes the woman is Frasier's agent, Bebe Glaser.
7 May 1996
Frasier Loves Roz
When Roz is depressed about her love-life, Frasier advises her to look for a less-flashy, more substantial kind of man. He is alarmed when she starts dating one of Niles's patients, a compulsive womanizer. Frasier can't tell her the truth without violating doctor-patient confidentiality, but his oblique hints about the subject lead Roz to conclude that Frasier is romantically interested in her.
14 May 1996
The Focus Group
Frasier's show is aired to a focus group. Eleven out of twelve people have nothing but good things to say, but Frasier becomes obsessed with the twelfth man. Niles repeatedly tries to provoke Daphne after getting turned on by a fierce argument with her.
21 May 1996
You Can Go Home Again
On the third-year anniversary of Frasier's show, Roz gives him a tape of their first broadcast. Frasier listens to it, flashing back to his rough first day on the job, and his rougher attempt on the same day to reconnect with Martin.
17 Sep. 1996
The Two Mrs. Cranes
Daphne's ex-fiancé, Clive, visits her in Seattle to declare his continuing love for her. Rather than tell him the truth, that she can't see a future for them, she pretends to be married to Niles.
24 Sep. 1996
Love Bites Dog
Roz sets Frasier up with her friend Sharon, but Bulldog steals her away. After spending the weekend with her, Bulldog shocks both Frasier and Roz by falling in love with her. Martin searches for the maker of his classic shoes.
15 Oct. 1996
The Impossible Dream
Frasier is tormented by a recurring erotic dream in which he wakes up in a cheap hotel bed with Gil Chesterton. He desperately searches for any psychological explanation besides the obvious one.
22 Oct. 1996
A Crane's Critique
Frasier and Niles are thrilled to catch sight of T.H. Houghton, a reclusive author from their youth. They are aggravated, however, when Martin forms a friendship with the man but they are consistently unable to meet him.
12 Nov. 1996
Head Game
Frasier takes a leave of absence, and Niles fills in on his show for a week. Giving some brief advice to one of Bulldog's guests, a basketball player, Niles turns his game around. Niles is elated to be the center of attention from fans, and from Martin. He later realizes that the player's improvement has less to do with Niles's advice than a belief that ruffling his hair brings good luck.
19 Nov. 1996
Mixed Doubles
Joe breaks up with Daphne, and Niles eagerly decides to make his move. Frasier advises him to wait a day. Niles does, but is crushed when Roz takes Daphne to a singles bar and she meets a man. What makes it weird is that the man, Rodney, looks, dresses, talks, and acts exactly like Niles.
26 Nov. 1996
A Lilith Thanksgiving
Frasier, Martin, and Niles fly to Boston for Thanksgiving. Frasier and Lilith go together for an interview with the principal of an exclusive boarding school, hoping to gain a spot for Frederick. They are so dogged that the principal agrees to admit Frederick if they both promise that he'll never lay eyes on either of them again.
9 Dec. 1996
Our Father Whose Art Ain't Heaven
Martin accompanies Frasier and Niles to their favorite restaurant, where Frasier heaps praise on the hideous paintings that the owner has bought to secure a good table. Martin and the boys get into a fight over who should pay the check. Later, Martin feels bad and makes up by buying Frasier one of the paintings. Frasier can't bear to tell him the truth. Meanwhile, Niles's spineless side is on display in response to Maris's underhanded tactics to draw guests away from a party he's throwing on the same night as hers.

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