The KACL team has a weight loss competition with a competing radio station. The whole team pigs out just before the first weigh-in just in order to bloat the original numbers. Frasier, however, refuses to participate in such an act of "blatant unsportsmanship". In the episode's sub-plot, a pigeon flies into Frasier's glass window. Niles and Martin take it upon themselves to nurse it back to health. At the initial weigh-in, Frasier recognizes one of his "mortal enemies" from his high school days participating on the opposing team. The two make a bet on the outcome of the winner, with Frasier's dignity pitted up against a new chess set. The KACL team undergoes increasingly extreme measures to lose weight, including a complete fast 24 hours before the final weigh-in. Furthermore, Frasier has converted his bathroom into a steam room, and invites the entire KACL team to use it to shed some more weight before the final weigh-in. In conclusion of the sub-plot, Eddie takes the pigeon out of ...
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The sub-plot about Daphne abusing Niles in her sleep was previously used in the "Mad About You" episode "Nat & Arley" (1999). See more
What happened to your wrist?
Dr. Niles Crane
Oh, uh, she rolled over in her sleep and pinned me again. I even saw it coming this time, like the big rock in that Indiana Jones movie.
When the title "Frasier" and the usual silhouette of Seattle are on screen, an airplane flies across the sky, with a "KACL" banner behind it. See more
Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller
and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer See more