Frasier: Season 3, Episode 14

The Show Where Diane Comes Back (13 Feb. 1996)

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Diane Chambers visits Frasier in Seattle to promote a play she has written. Frasier decides it is time to vent his feelings about how much pain he felt when Diane left him at the altar. ... See full summary »



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Diane Chambers visits Frasier in Seattle to promote a play she has written. Frasier decides it is time to vent his feelings about how much pain he felt when Diane left him at the altar. However, he forgets to when Diane breaks down in the middle of dinner and confesses her life is a wreck, and she needs his help again. Written by crouchbk

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This is one of Kelsey Grammer's favorite episodes. On Cheers (1982), Shelley Long didn't like the Frasier character and lobbied hard to get Grammer removed from the show. The producers disagreed, noting that the audience liked him. When Long's character of Diane Chambers appeared on this show, Grammer said the episode was an opportunity for he and Long to make peace with each other. See more »


Frasier is in the kitchen after dinner getting dessert ready. In the first scene, the pastries he places on the counter are not powdered with sugar. In the next scene he starts powdering them, but they are already heavily powdered, despite Frasier only sprinkling on powdered sugar for a couple of seconds. See more »


[after Frasier runs across town and bursts into one of Niles's sessions]
Niles: [writing] Well, why do you think you reacted that way?
Frasier: Oh, spare me the psychiatrist bit, Niles! That includes putting down the pad!
[Niles lays his pad on the desk]
Frasier: In the drawer, Niles!
Niles: [complies] Fine. My first question to you is this: are you still in love with her?
Frasier: [shoots up from his chair and paces the office] No! Not in the least! It's a ridiculous suggestion!
Niles: Seeing as I have nowhere to write the phrase "classic denial...
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When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, a shooting star can be briefly seen in the sky. See more »


References Cheers (1982) See more »


Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer
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