Frasier (1993–2004)
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Motor Skills 

Frasier and Niles realize their helplessness when Frasier's car stalls, so they enroll in an auto repair night class. They quickly fall behind, and understand what it's like to be remedial students.

Director:

Pamela Fryman

Writers:

David Angell (created by), Peter Casey (created by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Kelsey Grammer ... Dr. Frasier Crane
Jane Leeves ... Daphne Moon
David Hyde Pierce ... Dr. Niles Crane
Peri Gilpin ... Roz Doyle
John Mahoney ... Martin Crane
Dave Allen ... Randy (as Dave 'Gruber' Allen)
Pamela Dunlap ... Shirley
Katherine Disque ... Chelsea
Kelvin Yu ... Copy Guy
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Storyline

Frasier and Niles realize their helplessness when Frasier's car stalls, so they enroll in an auto repair night class. They quickly fall behind, and understand what it's like to be remedial students. They then take the part too far and degenerate into class clowns and become disruptive. Martin helps Roz pick out a new puppy, but after dog-sitting a few times, he starts to take over the puppy as his own. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

This is the only episode in the series in which Martin (John Mahoney) was ever in Roz's (Peri Gilpin) apartment. See more »

Goofs

In Frasier: Beloved Infidel, Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) cannot understand the caller (JoBeth Williams) whom is French. It is later revealed that Frasier speaks French fluently when passing notes to Niles (David Hyde Pierce) in this episode. See more »

Quotes

Niles: [the car stops running] Oh, great! Now what?
Frasier: All right. Let's not panic! Chelsea, if you would please, open the glove compartment. You will find a flashlight and a small toolkit. Reach *behind* them and hand me my cell phone. I'm going to call the auto club.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

References The Little Mermaid (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs
Written by Bruce Miller and Darryl Phinnessee
Performed by Kelsey Grammer
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What's a Camshaft?
24 October 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Frasier and Niles are embarrassed on a date when they have car trouble. So they decide to take a beginning automotive class. They are hopeless. They don't listen and they talk during instruction. I was a middle school teacher for 43 years and these guys would have fit right in with my worst classes.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2001 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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