The rift between Martin and his sons' tastes is bridged when they find they are all fans of "The Antique Roadshow." The boys have a great time watching it on TV, and when the Roadshow comes to Seattle, they all go. Martin takes along an old family heirloom, a rather ugly pewter clock. Frasier and Niles are stunned to hear that it was originally made for the Romanovs (the Russian royal dynasty). Believing the clock is a link to their own royal blood, Frasier and Niles launch an investigation into its origins. Written by
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would later star in the animated film Anastasia about the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Nicholas II was the last Romanov tsar before Russia fell to communism. See more
When Dr. Myshkin leaves, he takes the clock but neglects to also take the diary of Sonya Romanoff, daughter to Tsar Alexander II that he had brought with him to 'prove' that the clock was stolen. See more
[Frasier, Martin, and Niles are all watching "The Antiques Roadshow."
Dr. Frasier Crane
[coming back from the kitchen
Dad, did we miss anything?
Nah, just some bozo with a credenza who doesn't know a Biedermeier from an Oscar Meyer.
[They all laugh
When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, an animated off-the-ground monorail train appears, moving from right to left in front of the "buildings". See more
References A Star Is Born
Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller
and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer See more