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Cliff is downing prescription pills to relieve a work stress-related skin condition. He is, however, taking more than the prescribed dosage. Cliff finds out a side effect of massive dosage, a fact the gang at the bar won't let him forget. Meanwhile, Lilith has written a new book, Good Girls/Bad Boys, the book's premise being that women are initially attracted to what she deems bad boys. However, as women get over that need, they will seek out stable good boys. Lilith is promoting the book on a local women's afternoon talk show. Frasier, not wanting to be the only man in the audience, talks Sam into going with him. At the show, Lilith wants the discussion to be on the scientific merits of her research, whereas Brenda Balzac, the host, is more interested in the salacious aspects of the book's title. In the audience, she sees both Frasier and Sam, who she deems to be the typical good boy and bad boy as portrayed in Lilith's book. An outcome of the show is that Frasier wants to become a ... Written by Huggo

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15 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Radio/TV host Glenn Beck appeared briefly in this episode, wearing a dark jacket over a gray shirt. He is easily seen talking to a woman in a brown suit to his left. During the following scene in which Woody Harrelson and Rhea Perlman led the customers in singing "We Will Rock You", Mr. Beck pounded and clapped as well, with both hands. Ms. Perlman sometimes gets between Mr. Beck and the camera at different points in this scene. See more »


Frasier: [about Lilith's new book] It's called Good Girls/Bad Boys. Isn't that cute?
Lilith: That was my editor's idea. I wanted to call it A Cross Sectional Study of Control Group Females With a Tendency Toward Self-Destruction Vis-a-Vis Damaging Relationships With Members of the Opposite Sex.
Woody: [exasperated] Oh brother, not another one of those.
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We Will Rock You
Composed by Brian May
Performed by Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman, Woody Harrelson,George Wendt, and Glenn Beck and the other extras
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Severe Crane Damage (#8.18)
10 June 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Lilith writes a book on how women like men that are bad for him but should go for a more secure relationship. She goes on a women talk show to discuss the book and Frasier and Sam go with her. The host gets them on stage as well and women are crazy about Sam including Lilith. Frasier is upset and tries to go bad boy.

Well it is the first Frasier/Lilith episode that I am not too crazy about. Sucks, because these two don't get enough episodes in my opinion. It is not horrible, but Lilith was out of her character which really bothered me. First of all she would never go to such a show to talk about her book, she would know it would not be intellectual. And Second there is no way she would lose herself and go after Sam right in front of Frasier.

It did give us some laughs. Like Lilith telling the title of her book and the appointment her and Frasier had. But it was close to average.

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