Frasier and Lilith announce that they are moving in together and as the instigators of the relationship, they invite Sam and Diane over as their first dinner guests. Just prior to Sam and ... See full summary »

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Frasier and Lilith announce that they are moving in together and as the instigators of the relationship, they invite Sam and Diane over as their first dinner guests. Just prior to Sam and Diane's arrival, the new couple analyze their relationship and who manipulated who into doing what, which starts an evening long argument. As Sam and Diane arrive, the evening goes on a roller coaster of emotions, the major downturn initiated by a secret revealed by Diane. Thus Diane becomes the third member embroiled in the emotional battle for the evening. The dip and the apartment main floor powder room play key roles in how those emotions manifest themselves. Frasier believes that he has the ultimate answer to the evening's problems. Written by Huggo

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The title of the third episode from the first season of "Frasier" has a similar title, "Dinner at Eight". It the the episode where Frasier, Niles, and Martin go to Martin's favourite steakhouse. See more »

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[Carla catches Sam and Diane in a lie in not babysitting for her]
Carla Tortelli: [to Sam, angrily] So, you and Diane have 'this thing Wednesday night', huh? Why don't you just come out and say it: you don't want to spend an evening alone with my kids.
Sam MaloneDiane Chambers: We don't want to spend an evening alone with your kids.
Carla Tortelli: Neither do I.
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Our House
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Written by Graham Nash
Performed by Kelsey Grammer & Bebe Neuwirth with Shelley Long
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Dinner at Eight-ish (#5.20)
22 May 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Frasier and Lilith decided to move in together and invite Diane and Sam to have dinner with them to celebrate it. Before the guests arrive Lilith and Frasier already have a fight about who wanted to move in first. After more is to come including the relationship details of Diane and Frasier coming out.

Definitely my favorite episode so far. Frasier is my favorite character and Lilith is an absolutely perfect partner for him. I sure would love to see more about them than Sam and Diane. The way they talk make one laugh a lot. All those little outbursts by every character were an absolute perfection.


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