Frasier: Season 9, Episode 21

Cheerful Goodbyes (30 Apr. 2002)

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Frasier returns to Boston to give a speech, and Niles, Daphne and Martin come along to see the city. He runs into Cliff Clavin in the airport, and learns that he is retiring and moving to ... See full summary »



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Frasier returns to Boston to give a speech, and Niles, Daphne and Martin come along to see the city. He runs into Cliff Clavin in the airport, and learns that he is retiring and moving to Florida. They all attend his retirement party, and Frasier reunites with the rest of the gang from Cheers. Written by Anonymous

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Marks the exact 20 year period since Cheers (1982) began back in 1982. See more »


Numerous times during Cliff's retirement party, his beer switches between having a rather large head of foam, and having no foam at all. See more »


[speeches at Cliff's retirement party]
Carla: I'd like to say that I'll miss you... but it sticks in my throat like your rotten deviled eggs. I hate your guts! The way you talk and talk and talk about nothing. The way you walk, your stupid white socks...
Frasier: Carla!
Carla: Back off, I'm toasting! The 20 years I have known you would have been less painful if I were covered with open sores and thrown into a pit with a bunch of diseased rats! But now, finally you're leaving! I know I am not as young as I used to be, ...
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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 »


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Written by Bruce Miller and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer
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What everyone has been waiting for.
28 December 2007 | by (Fort Smith AR) – See all my reviews

This is the episode of Frasier every Cheers fan has been waiting for. This is the one that brings back the Cheers gang. Ted Danson(Sam) Shelley Long(Diane) and Woody Harrelson(Woody) have all had their episode of Frasier and Bebe Neuwirth(Lillith) became a recurring character but the core gang had yet to appear. Well here they are Cheers mainstays Carla, Cliff, and Norm appear along with background characters like Paul and Phil. Even one of Cliff's postal buddies appears. For those concerned about the plot Frasier is in Boston to give a speech and brings his family along. At the airport he runs into Cliff who invites Frasier and his family to his retirement party.

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