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Slow Tango in South Seattle 

Frasier is outraged to learn that Thomas Jay Fallow, an author acquaintance from his days in Boston, has used the story of Frasier's first sexual experience as the basis for his best-selling romance novel.

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Frasier is outraged to learn that Thomas Jay Fallow, an author acquaintance from his days in Boston, has used the story of Frasier's first sexual experience as the basis for his best-selling romance novel.

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20 September 1994 (USA)  »

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Myra Carter, plays Mrs Warner, the mother of Clarise Warner (played by Constance Towers). This is despite the fact that in real life she is only three years older. See more »

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Several shots in the broadcasting booth were made through the partition, and show reflections in the glass. See more »

Quotes

[Bulldog and Gil are reading passages from a romance novel]
Bulldog: [laughing] "I wept as our bodies made the music of love."
Gil Chesterson: [laughing] "I'm your rhapsody, play me!"
Bulldog: [laughing] "Crescendo, my young maestro, crescendo!"
Gil Chesterson: My vessel yearns to dock in the magnificence of your harbor.
Bulldog: [laughs, then stops] Hey, that's not in the book!
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Crazy Credits

When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, fireworks shoot to the sky. See more »

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References Last Tango in Paris (1972) See more »

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Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer
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Slow start to an otherwise excellent season.
22 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First off, almost all Frasier episodes are excellent, a cut above anything else on TV at the time. Having said that, this particular one isn't a very good example of the series. Its slow and tedious, and even worse not particularly funny. The vast majority of the jokes come in the first third and then it gets serious, but not in a particularly touching manner. The episode tries to come across as sweet and melancholy but really just falls flat. The last third is especially slow and free of any funny material. It is very nice to hear about the events which shaped Frasiers childhood but they did it in such a hammy way the view doesn't care much about his experiences.

Niles gets in a few zingers and has some more time getting close to Daphne, Martin has a couple of great lines, but overall its not enough to drag this episode up from mediocrity.

This is a shame as we are just coming off an excellent season finale (possibly the best of all 11 seasons) and the rest of season 2 is actually quite good. In fact it has some of the very best episodes of the entire series. But its a poor start and I wonder how many people may have quit watching early just because of this one.

If you consider yourself a fan you should probably see it for the sake of completeness and also some good insight into Frasiers character, just don't expect to be entertained. Luckily things improve a great deal in the next episode.


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