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"Frasier" Taking Liberties (2000)

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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
21 November 2000 (Season 8, Episode 5)
Frasier hires a butler to take over for Daphne's housekeeping duties, now that she is Niles' girlfriend... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Kelsey Grammer ... Dr. Frasier Crane

Jane Leeves ... Daphne Moon

David Hyde Pierce ... Dr. Niles Crane

Peri Gilpin ... Roz Doyle

John Mahoney ... Martin Crane

Jane Adams ... Dr. Mel Karnofsky

Victor Garber ... Ferguson

Nicholas Hormann ... Alan Murchie

Francis Guinan ... Ted Fisher
Noel Conlon ... Henry Worth

B.J. Ward ... Diane Murchie
Heather Ehlers ... Lois Fisher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Moose ... Eddie (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Kelsey Grammer 
Writing credits
David Angell (created by) &
Peter Casey (created by) &
David Lee (created by)

Sam Johnson (written by) &
Chris Marcil (written by)

Glen Charles (based on the character "Frasier Crane" created by) &
Les Charles (based on the character "Frasier Crane" created by)

Produced by
Gayle Abrams .... producer
David Angell .... executive producer
Maggie Blanc .... producer
Bill Carroll .... co-producer
Peter Casey .... executive producer
Bob Daily .... co-producer
Kelsey Grammer .... executive producer
Rob Hanning .... co-executive producer
Tony Hicks .... co-producer
Sam Johnson .... co-executive producer
Lori Kirkland Baker .... supervising producer (as Lori Kirkland)
David Lee .... executive producer
Chris Marcil .... co-executive producer
Dan O'Shannon .... executive producer
Mark Reisman .... executive producer
Jon Sherman .... co-executive producer
Eric Zicklin .... producer
Original Music by
Bruce Miller 
Cinematography by
Ken Lamkin (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Ron Volk 
Casting by
Jeff Greenberg 
Production Design by
Roy Christopher 
Art Direction by
Richard Fernandez 
Set Decoration by
Ron Olsen 
Costume Design by
Audrey M. Bansmer 
Makeup Department
Bruce Hutchinson .... makeup artist
Marilyn Patricia Phillips .... hair stylist
Production Management
Bill Carroll .... unit production manager
Brian Mallut .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Katy Garretson .... first assistant director
Marc Stirdivant .... second assistant director
Art Department
Larry Clark .... general foreman
Frank Galvan III .... head paint foreman
Steven J. Monroe .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Andre Caporaso .... re-recording mixer
Robert Douglass .... re-recording mixer
Nick Els .... sound mixer
Thomas J. Huth .... re-recording mixer
Dana Mark McClure .... production sound mixer
Randal S. Thomas .... supervising sound editor (as Randy Thomas)
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary Armstrong .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Helen Mossler .... casting executive
Cathy Reinking .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pamela Havens .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Scott Maisano .... assistant editor
Music Department
Kelsey Grammer .... performer: theme song
Darryl Phinnessee .... composer: theme lyrics
Chips Swanson .... music editor
Other crew
Matilda de Cagny .... animal trainer (as Mathilde Decagney)
Rosie Dean .... production coordinator (as Rosie French)
Cathy Huling .... production accountant
David Isaacs .... creative consultant
Gabrielle James .... script supervisor
David Lloyd .... creative consultant
Saladin K. Patterson .... executive story editor
Tom Reeder .... creative consultant
Jim Rose .... technical coordinator

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Produced by
Tony Hicks .... co-producer (1993-2004)
Suzanne Martin .... producer (1995-1997)
Makeup Department
Nanci Cascio .... hair stylist
Adruitha Lee .... daily hair stylist
Michele Payne .... hair stylist
Production Management
Steven Pomeroy .... unit production manager (2000-2004)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bea Ellen Cameron .... second second assistant director
Katy Garretson .... first assistant director: 1993-2000
Brendalyn Richard .... dga trainee (finale episode 2004)
Jodie Thomas .... dga trainee
Art Department
Chris Casny .... propmaker
Don Cinderella .... set dresser
Kevin Morrissey .... set designer (2002)
Charlotte Raybourn .... art department coordinator
Sound Department
Sean Keegan .... foley mixer
Craig M. Otte .... sound re-recording mixer (1996-1997)
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist
Noel Vought .... foley artist
David M. Weishaar .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Mark Rappaport .... animatronic effects
Martin Simon .... standby special effects: Paramount
Robert Cole .... special effects (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Steve Kullback .... visual effects supervisor (episode "Daphne's Back")
Marlon Quintero .... digital rotoscoping assistant (episode 100)
Jon Braver .... stunt actor
Mark Chadwick .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Nick Brown .... gaffer
Lance Dickinson .... electrician
David French .... grip (season 1)
Dan Greer .... camera operator
Justin M. Lubin .... still photographer
Bob Myers .... grip
Mark Pickens .... daily dolly grip
Norbert F. Quiban .... lamp operator
Bruce Sears .... assistant camera
James Tavella .... second assistant camera
Mark Watson .... gaffer: Seattle
Casting Department
Collin Daniel .... casting associate
Ron Digman .... casting assistant
Justine Hempe .... casting associate
Stacey Tenenbaum .... casting assistant
Editorial Department
Sam Dlugach .... final colorist (seasons 9-10)
Jeff Wright .... assistant editor (1 episode)
Music Department
Andrew M. Chukerman .... composer: additional music
Andrew M. Chukerman .... musician: piano and keyboards
Transportation Department
Gary Edelman .... transportation captain
Kathryn Moll .... driver
Other crew
Allen Fogderude .... promotion manager (2004)
Harry Jiorjian .... assistant to producer
Tammy Strange .... location manager (pilot episode)
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:PG (video rating)

Did You Know?

Continuity: At the opera party, the canapé and champagne glass that Roz is holding swap hands between shots.See more »
Dr. Niles Crane:No, Mel, why don't you listen for once? I'm through.
Dr. Mel Karnofsky:I'll tell you when you're through, you spineless twit, and you're not even close!
Dr. Frasier Crane:[awkwardly to his party guests] Opera time! Opera time! On to the show.
Dr. Niles Crane:That's it, Mel, I'm sick of these games.
Dr. Mel Karnofsky:Niles, don't make a scene.
Dr. Niles Crane:I don't care. I love Daphne. And I'm not putting her through this torture another second. This sham of a marriage is over.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter (2004) (TV)See more »
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