Niles eagerly agrees to appear as an expert witness at the capacity hearing of an elderly timber baron, knowing that the proceedings will be televised. The man approaches Frasier for a second opinion. Frasier agrees to meet with the man, and finds him perfectly sane, leaving him no choice but to testify against Niles in court. Written by
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In the closing scene Niles is in shirt sleeves and suspenders in the court room. This is a direct reference to the courtroom scenes in Inherit the Wind
(1960), starring Spencer Tracy
and 'Frederick March'. See more
Why are you walking funny?
Dr. Frasier Crane
Well, suffice it to say, today I learned it is unwise to slide repeatedly down a fire pole wearing woolen trousers.
When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, a lightning bolt flashes in the sky. See more
References Kramer vs. Kramer
Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller
and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer See more