The Best Episodes Directed by David Lee
#1 - Frank Paints the House
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 5 - Episode 24
When Ray and Debra find Frank painting their house, they find out that Marie put him up to the job due to his retirement. But, when Frank paints it the color they don't like, Ray fires him. That's when Marie reveals the truth behind Frank's retirement.
#2 - Bad Moon Rising
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 4 - Episode 22
Ray's attempts to alleviate Debra's PMS moodiness only make her more irritable. When Ray witnesses Debra's hypersensitive mood and generally annoyed reaction to everything he says and does, he checks the calendar and realizes it's going to be a long couple of days ahead. In his desire to get a "quick fix" for Debra's womanly problems – thus making his life a heck of a lot easier – he turns a bad situation worse by suggesting that a simple pill will help with his wife's insufferable mood swings.
#3 - The Doctor is Out
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 3
Frasier and Niles suspect that Roz's new boyfriend, Barry, is gay. They see Barry on the street and believe that he has gone into a gay bar. Frasier, worried that Barry is leading Roz on, goes inside to confront him. Niles discovers that Barry actually went into an apartment building next door to the bar. He goes into the bar to tell Frasier, and a misunderstanding causes the patrons to believe the Crane brothers are actually lovers. A caller then "outs" Frasier on his show the next day. Martin feels very uncomfortable about the public thinking his son is gay. Alistair Burke, the head of the Seattle opera guild, befriends Frasier and begins spending a lot of time with him. The rest of the family realizes that Alistair thinks of Frasier as his boyfriend, but Frasier insists that this is not true. Frasier, Niles and Daphne attend a party, where Frasier discovers that everyone in attendance thinks that he and Alistair are a couple. Frasier is finally forced to come clean with Alistair about his sexuality after learning that Alistair expects to take their relationship to the next level very soon.
#4 - It's So Nice to Have a Mather Around the House
Wings Season 4 - Episode 7
Brian and Joe gain a new roommate after Brian accidentally sinks Lowell's houseboat.
#5 - Twisted Sister
Wings Season 6 - Episode 2
The arrival of Helen's elder sister Casey to Nantucket sidetracks Joe's plan to give Helen an engagement ring.What was originally planned to be an evening for two at Lexington's becomes a party of four,with Casey along to catch up with Helen and Brian along to occupy Casey.Then,before Joe can give Helen his ring,Casey gives Helen an even bigger ring as a gift,and Joe's angry frustration brings the night to a halt.He apologizes later that night and gives her the ring,but once again Casey drops in to spoil things.Helen finally stands up to Casey,after one, to many of her snide remarks.Casey then reveals that her husband has left her,and she has no where to go.So Helen invites her to stay with her for as long as she wants.
#9 - Goodnight, Seattle (2)
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 24
In part 2 of the finale of Frasier, Eddie is taken to the vet by the family during Martin and Ronee's wedding rehersals, Niles and Daphne have very good news. Martin prepares to move out of appartment 1901 and Frasier decides on the offer put to him by his agent.
#11 - Goodnight, Seattle (1)
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 23
In part 1 of the finale of Frasier, Frasier struggles to put together a wedding for Martin and Ronee, Some of Daphne's brothers come to Seattle and Frasier gets an offer from his agent that he is considering whether to take or not.
#12 - Two Jerks and a Jill
Wings Season 4 - Episode 6
The arrival on Nantucket of beautiful new helicopter pilot, Alex Lambert soon has the brothers chasing after her, despite her obvious non-interest. Meanwhile, Antonio gets invited to the Tuesday Night Rat Shoot where he upstages Lowell in front of his buddies.
#14 - Shrink Rap
Frasier Season 3 - Episode 2
Frasier and Niles attempt to go into practice together, leading to one disaster after another. This episode begins in a psychiatrist's office with the Crane boys detailing their escapade, and goes on to tell the story through flashbacks.
#19 - Joe Blows (1)
Wings Season 5 - Episode 7
Joe feels the weight of the world coming down on him as everyone comes to him to help solve their problems. As the stress mounts, he knows he must make a drastic change.
#21 - Frasier's Imaginary Friend
Frasier Season 5 - Episode 1
Frasier returns from Acapulco after a torrid affair with a supermodel/zoologist who's sworn him to secrecy regarding her identity. No one believes Frasier when he finally divulges her identity, instead believing that Frasier's finally lost his marbles.
#22 - You Can Go Home Again
Frasier Season 3 - Episode 24
Roz gives Frasier a copy of his first broadcast as a present to celebrate his three-year anniversary at KACL. As he listens, Frasier remembers the events as he first arrived in Seattle and reunited with Niles and Martin.
#23 - Tales from the Crypt
Frasier Season 10 - Episode 5
Frasier is infuriated when Bulldog successfully pulls several practical jokes on him. He vows to get revenge, and plots an elaborate prank that he takes way too seriously. Martin and Roz predict that he will fail because he is terrible at carrying out pranks. Frasier seeks the help of an unlikely ally to prove them wrong. Meanwhile, Mrs. Moon wages a prank war of her own against a trick or treater who eggs Niles' door after he forgets to buy Halloween candy.
#24 - To Tell the Truth
Frasier Season 6 - Episode 15
Niles dumps his top-notch lawyers for a down and dirty scrapper when Maris moves to postpone their settlement. The new attorney, Donny Douglas, warns Niles that in depositions, Maris' attorneys will be asking about Niles' passion for another woman, Daphne. Niles fears Frasier's compulsive truthfulness will let the cat out of the bag.
#25 - A Midwinter Night's Dream
Frasier Season 1 - Episode 17
Niles tries to patch up another disagreement with Maris with a romantic dinner, which Daphne offers to prepare. Frasier comes charging to the rescue as he realizes that Daphne and Niles are all alone on a dark and stormy night.
#27 - Head Game
Frasier Season 4 - Episode 5
Niles is the talk of Seattle after a brief session with the local basketball team's slumping star turns the player's fortunes around. Justifiably proud of himself, Niles is mortified to learn that Reggie believes his good luck is due to Niles' hair.
#29 - The Botched Language of the Cranes
Frasier Season 2 - Episode 6
Frasier's advice to a caller prompts criticism after he offends all of Seattle. To get back in their good graces, Frasier agrees to emcee a charity benefit, which in true Crane style only leads to further calamity.
#30 - Intervention
Titus Season 1 - Episode 8
Christopher grows concerned when his father's lack of drinking turns the elder Titus into a mild-mannered, boring guy. In an effort to get his mean-spirited, mischievous dad back, Titus stages an intervention with Dave, Tommy and Erin's reluctant help. They surprise Ken at home and beg him to admit he has a ""non-drinking problem."" Nothing seems to work â€” not even a visit from Ken's boss who tells him he's not as effective sober. Ken assures them that he can start drinking whenever he wants. Finally, Christopher hands him a beer and throws down the gauntlet, calling Ken a ""wussy."" Ken takes a drink and, as the alcohol fog rolls in, gets his fighting spirit back. As a special thank you to his concerned friends and family, Ken reveals their darkest secrets: Titus embezzled money from the company to invest in a car, and lost it when the car was smashed in a hit and run; Erin's worried Titus will snap just like his lunatic mother; and Dave is the one who hit Titus' car! The intervention qui
#31 - The Club
Frasier Season 2 - Episode 18
Niles and Frasier sabotage each other's chances for acceptance into Seattle's prestigious Empire Club.
#32 - I Hate Frasier Crane
Frasier Season 1 - Episode 4
After a newspaper critic prints an unflattering column about his radio show, Frasier starts a feud which culminates in a physical challenge.
#33 - Father of the Bride
Frasier Season 7 - Episode 2
Frasier and Martin inadvertently offer to pay for Donny and Daphne's wedding. Frasier's meddling drives Daphne crazy. Meanwhile, Niles doesn't realize he's dating a prostitute.
#34 - No Sex Please, We're Skittish
Frasier Season 11 - Episode 1
When Roz regrets her behaviour toward Frasier, and dislikes her new job, she wishes to patch things up and return to KACL. However, Frasier, whose relationship with Julia is beginning to blossom, fears that there's a lot more going on. Meanwhile, Daphne and Niles decide to start trying to conceive.
#35 - They're Playing Our Song
Frasier Season 7 - Episode 13
Frasier goes overboard when he writes a theme song for his show.
#36 - Dark Side of the Moon
Frasier Season 7 - Episode 22
Daphne is overcome with rage when her mooching brother visits for the wedding. She also begins to believe that Niles may be more than just a friend.
#37 - When a Man Loves Two Women
Frasier Season 6 - Episode 21
Frasier is unable to choose which women he wants to date, Faye or Cassandra.
#38 - IQ
Frasier Season 6 - Episode 19
Niles and Frasier compete with each other upon discovering the results of a childhood IQ test. Their all-night study sessions ruin their luncheon with three geniuses.
#39 - Docu.Drama
Frasier Season 8 - Episode 16
Roz asks Frasier to narrate her space documentary.
#40 - Desperately Seeking Closure
Frasier Season 5 - Episode 8
Frasier desperately tries to find out what went wrong when Sam breaks off their relationship.
#41 - The 1000th Show
Frasier Season 5 - Episode 5
The whole town is abuzz over "Frasier Crane Day" as Frasier celebrates his 1000th broadcast with a large outdoor gala.
#42 - Kenny on the Couch
Frasier Season 10 - Episode 17
Kenny becomes extremely depressed after his divorce is finalized. Frasier offers to refer him to another psychiatrist, but Kenny says that he would prefer to discuss his problems with Frasier. Frasier reluctantly agrees, but doesn't take any money. Frasier is thrilled about getting to work with a patient again, and quickly delves into Kenny's childhood issues and cites them as the source of his relationship problems. Kenny remains depressed, so Martin lets him tag along to McGinty's. They have a good time drinking and hanging out. Kenny decides to follow Martin's advice and start getting out of the house so that he can take his mind off his problems. He tells Frasier that he doesn't want to come in to see him anymore. Frasier is furious with Martin, and takes issue with his father's comments about psychiatry. However, Martin finally reminds him that Kenny is far from the only person with problems, and suggests that Frasier start treating patients again. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne begin practicing yoga with an instructor who caters to Seattle's elite. Although he won't admit it, Niles grows jealous when Daphne proves to be much more flexible than he is.
#43 - The Return of Martin Crane
Frasier Season 9 - Episode 4
Martin remembers his last days as a cop while on his way to his new job.
#44 - Net Worth
Everybody Loves Raymond Season 5 - Episode 20
Debra becomes angry when Ray contributes $1,000 to his friends' hair brained scheme to open a go-cart business without first consulting her.
#45 - Hot Ticket
Frasier Season 6 - Episode 4
Frasier and Niles try to score tickets to the hottest play in town without lowering their social standing.
#46 - Frasier's Edge
Frasier Season 8 - Episode 9
Frasier is delighted to hear that he's been awarded a lifetime achievement award, but freaks out after he receives flowers from his mentor with a card that doesn't say exactly what he hoped. Moments before the awards dinner, Frasier goes down to his mentor's office and confronts him about the reason he wrote what he did in the card, and soon beings a ride of self-analysis and looks back on his life, wondering why he feels so empty despite all his achievements. Meanwhile, Martin tries to reassure Niles he's just as good a psychiatrist as Frasier, even though he's not receiving any awards, and Roz wonders why Daphne is putting on so much weight.
#47 - Taps at the Montana
Frasier Season 6 - Episode 18
Niles manages to reacquire his prestigious apartment at the Montana, only to find that the tenant's association is trying to evict him due to his sub-tenant's incessant tap dancing. Niles' attempt to throw a luxurious dinner party to win over the board goes wrong when first his bird, then a guest die.