Frasier: Season 2, Episode 20

Breaking the Ice (18 Apr. 1995)

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Martin prepares for his annual ice-fishing trip, but when Duke cancels, Niles volunteers to go along, wanting a chance to bond with his father. Frasier does so too, ruminating that his father has never in his life said "I love you" to him.

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Martin prepares for his annual ice-fishing trip, but when Duke cancels, Niles volunteers to go along, wanting a chance to bond with his father. Frasier does so too, ruminating that his father has never in his life said "I love you" to him.

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When Martin is hinting that he'd like Frasier to accompany him on the fishing trip, Daphne recalls memories of her brothers' friends returning from the lake looking masculine, saying: "I just couldn't wait to pan-fry their kippers". Kippers are salted, smoked herring, which couldn't have been caught in any lake. See more »

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Daphne Moon: Don't you ever clean that thing out?
Martin Crane: No, it's bad luck. Everybody knows that. You show up on a fishing trip with a tackle box that doesn't smell like the most rancid, rotten thing on the face of the earth, then nobody will sit by you.
Frasier: [entering the apartment with Niles] Yes, Niles, I used to have the same problem with my multiple personality patients. They always kept saying that the other one had sent the check.
Niles: [sniffing] What an odd combination of odors. It smells like a fish died and all the ...
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