In light of Diane's move to Europe with Frasier, Sam is looking for a new waitress. His criteria: someone with who he can have sex. Carla, who he has given approval power, is looking for someone a little more substantial as a waitress. After interviewing a few bimbos who Carla has exerted her veto, they come across Lillian Huxley, a matronly British career tavern waitress. She fits Carla's criteria to a T, even more so in the fact that she poses no sexual complication for Sam. Sam hires her, and admits after her one week probation that he made the right choice: she's a great waitress and the customers love her. He's even slightly relieved that no romantic complications will screw up this arrangement. Just at that moment, a beautiful woman walks into the bar: it's Lillian's daughter Carolyn. Carla threatens to quit if he goes out with Carolyn as she knows that will result in Lillian quitting. Sam begs Carla to let him go out with Carolyn. Carla agrees, only if he tells Lillian and gets... Written by
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and Rhea Perlman
were both pregnant during this season. While Perlman's pregnancy was incorporated into the show as her character becoming pregnant, Long's was hidden, as she wore bulky clothing and hid behind the bar counter for many episodes. This episode begins the story arc of Diane and Frasier traveling to Italy. These scenes, clearly depicting Long with the slender physique she'd had in past seasons, were filmed much earlier in production of season 3 than the other scenes in the final episodes of the season, before Long's pregnancy became noticeable. See more
[to Sam, about qualifications for a new waitress
All I want is someone who doesn't make us both think of the word 'boob' at the same time.
The White Cliffs of Dover
Music by Walter Kent
Lyrics by Nat Burton
Performed by the entire cast See more