Frasier: Season 4, Episode 14

To Kill a Talking Bird (25 Feb. 1997)

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Niles invites his new neighbors over for a dinner party, but has trouble removing his new pet bird from the top of his head.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Elaine Hensley
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Wayne Alexander ...
Peter Soutendeck
Brandi Burkett ...
Lisa Akey ...


Frasier has been striking out a lot lately and decides to give up the dating game. Niles has moved into a swank new apartment however and Frasier takes an interest in one of his new neighbors, Stephanie. Frasier invites her to a dinner party Niles is having but his new pet cockatoo latches on to his scalp and won't let go. Frasier tries to keep the guests occupied but the bird has a few choice comments about the guests, which brings the party to an abrupt end. Written by garykmcd

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The episodes gets its title from Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird". Rosemary Murphy, who guests in this episode, played the part of Maudie Atkinson in the 1962 film, To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). See more »


The bird Baby is supposed have its talons fastened into Niles' scalp, but its position on his head differs from shot to shot. See more »


Dr. Frasier Crane: [as Martin is duct-taping his chair] Dad, when are you going to stop blighting the environment with this atrocity? My God, can't you see that it wants to die? Let it go.
Martin: You know, I keep havin' this dream where you say the same words... only I'm in the hospital and you're slipping the nurse a twenty.
Dr. Frasier Crane: Dad, that will never happen.
Martin: Thank you.
Dr. Frasier Crane: I have medical power of attorney it won't cost me a thing.
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When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, an animated elevator rises up inside the Space Needle. See more »


References To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) See more »


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Performed by Kelsey Grammer
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