It's been eight years since Martin moved in with Frasier, and the realization of that fact has irked Frasier. This sparks a series of spats between the two, which comes to a head when Martin accidentally ruins the carpet. Frasier's belief that "there is no such thing as an accident" leads him to accuse Martin of a sub-consciously malicious act. However, when Frasier unwittingly burns Martin's favorite chair, the shoe ends up on the other foot. Written by
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Frasier says the carpet is Berber, named after Mersad Berber
. As well as designing carpets, he designed forts, mixing salt with sand. See more
Martin's chair appears to be in pieces even before it hits the sidewalk. Since the chair had to be dropped from a safe height, the chair was probably separated to ensure it would be wrecked when hitting the sidewalk. It could also be a result of it having to be reused in multiple takes. See more
[after Frasier accidentally destroyed Martin's armchair, Martin enters the café where Frasier and Niles are talking
Dr. Niles Crane
Hey, Dad. Um, taking Eddie for a walk?
Yeah, I was afraid if I left him home, Frasier would set him on fire and throw him off the balcony.
[later, Martin comes back
Well, I've got my coffee. Black, nothing fancy, but if you don't like it, you're welcome to set it on fire and throw it off the balcony.
When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, animated, ever-increasing rings radiate from the highest point of the Space Needle (presumably representing radio transmissions). See more
Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller
and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer See more