Rebecca is on a healthy eating kick and is trying to convince others in the bar to join her. The guys do join her in enjoying rice cakes, which they use for other purposes. Meanwhile, Lilith is in mourning as her favorite lab rat, Whitey, has died. Frasier offers sympathy, that is until he finds out that she is carrying the dead rat in her purse. Frasier throws Whitey in the garbage, and when Lilith finds out, she does the same to Frasier - throw him in the garbage, that is. Lilith has banished Frasier from the house, and thus he's forced to sleep on the bar's couch in his suit. Unfortunately, this tiff coincides with an important meeting they have to get Frederick into an exclusive preschool. They need to hold off their anger toward each other long enough to make it through the interview, but some item association at the interview makes them come to an important realization. Sam is also in mourning, but is mourning the loss of a beautiful woman, who he never really had since she is ... Written by
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won the Emmy for Supporting Actress In A Comedy for this episode. Her first time nominated, she was up against co-star Rhea Perlman
. The following year, they were both up for the same award with Bebe repeating the success of the year before. See more
When Frasier and Lilith enter the bar prior to Frasier discovering the dead rat in her purse, there are two garbage cans outside the door. When he takes the purse out to dispose of the rat, there are still two cans. Moments later when they go out the door to go to the theater, there are three cans. When Carla opens the door, it's back down to two. See more
If I eat these, I will live longer.
I have a question. You know how you're always talking about how you hate your life. How come you want to make it longer?