The Best Episodes of Frasier

After many years spent at the "Cheers" bar, Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) moves back home to Seattle after his policeman father Martin Crane (John Mahoney) gets shot in the hip on duty. After Martin struggles with living alone after the incident, he moves in with Frasier in his luxury apartment at the Elliot Bay Towers along with his dog Eddie (played by Moose and later Enzo). Hired by Frasier, Daphne Moon (Jane Leeves) also moves in as Martin's personal physiotherapist. Also living nearby is his younger brother Niles Crane (David Hyde Pierce), who is also a Psychiatrist.

Goodnight, Seattle (2)

#1 - Goodnight, Seattle (2)

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.

star 8.28
68 votes
Directors: David Lee
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Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (2)

#2 - Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (2)

Season 7 - Episode 24

Frasier does not see Daphne again until everyone arrives at the hotel for her wedding. He offers his sympathy about Niles, but she claims that she was just suffering pre-wedding jitters. Frasier doesn't believe her. Martin warns him not to interfere unless he is absolutely sure that it is the right thing. Frasier observes Niles and Daphne sharing a dance after the rehearsal dinner, and realizes that they are obviously in love. He takes Niles upstairs to talk, and tells him about Daphne's feelings. A panicked Niles is unsure of what to do. He tries to talk to Daphne alone, but everyone keeps interrupting them. He finally tells her that he loves her and would leave Mel to be with her. Just as he asks how she feels about him, her family bursts in and takes over the room. Niles and Daphne take refuge on the balcony. She kisses him passionately and admits that she loves him, but then rejects him because she thinks it would be too hard to undo their commitments. The next day, Nil

star 8.17
73 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
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The Ski Lodge

#3 - The Ski Lodge

Season 5 - Episode 14

The Crane household and Daphne's good friend Annie take a weekend trip to a ski lodge, leading to romantic misunderstandings.

star 8.08
198 votes
Directors: David Lee
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The Doctor is Out

#4 - The Doctor is Out

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.

star 8.07
166 votes
Directors: David Lee
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Out with Dad

#5 - Out with Dad

Season 7 - Episode 15

An unlikely chain of events forces Martin to pretend to be gay on Valentine's Day.

star 8.05
177 votes
Directors: David Lee
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Goodnight, Seattle (1)

#6 - Goodnight, Seattle (1)

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.

star 8.04
130 votes
Directors: David Lee
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Ham Radio

#7 - Ham Radio

Season 4 - Episode 18

Frasier's ambitious plans to put on a "classic" radio drama are foiled after the actors, perturbed by Frasier's tyrannical style, revolt.

star 8.02
191 votes
Directors: David Lee
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The Two Mrs. Cranes

#8 - The Two Mrs. Cranes

Season 4 - Episode 1

When Daphne's ex-fiance comes to visit, she tries to let him down easy by pretending to be married to Niles. However, when Frasier, Martin, and Roz get involved in the charade, the evening spirals out of control.

star 8.01
226 votes
Directors: David Lee
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Daphne's Room

#9 - Daphne's Room

Season 2 - Episode 17

Daphne decides to move out of the Crane residence after Frasier continually invades the privacy of her room.

star 8.00
186 votes
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An Affair to Forget

#10 - An Affair to Forget

Season 2 - Episode 21

Niles takes up a sword to fence for Maris' honor after a caller to Frasier's show gives Frasier the idea that Maris is having an affair with her fencing instructor.

star 7.98
179 votes
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Moon Dance

#11 - Moon Dance

Season 3 - Episode 13

Daphne gives Niles ballroom dancing lessons, as he prepares for the annual "Snow Ball". When his date falls ill, Niles takes Daphne to the ball, providing him with the night of his life.

star 7.98
194 votes
Directors: Kelsey Grammer
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High Holidays

#12 - High Holidays

Season 11 - Episode 11

Frasier is shocked when Frederick comes to visit sporting his new "goth" look. Meanwhile, realising that he never rebelled in his adolescance, Niles decides to try marijuana...with unexpected results.

star 7.97
153 votes
Directors: Sheldon Epps
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Star Mitzvah

#13 - Star Mitzvah

Season 10 - Episode 6

As Frasier prepares for Frederick's bar mitzvah, Noel offers to translate Frasier's speech into Hebrew in exchange for an autograph from a science fiction convention. However, when Frasier doesn't keep his end of the bargain, Noel uses his wealth of Star Trek knowledge to take revenge.

star 7.97
158 votes
Directors: Sheldon Epps
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The Proposal

#14 - The Proposal

Season 9 - Episode 15

Niles plans on proposing to Daphne, so he prepares his speech; buys a ring; and hires a choir, a string quartet, a trumpet player and Wolfgang Puck. But Daphne's mother is still staying with them, and on the night Niles plans to propose, Daphne begins to feel ill.

star 7.97
154 votes
Directors: Wil Shriner
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Dark Side of the Moon

#15 - Dark Side of the Moon

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.

star 7.96
168 votes
Directors: David Lee
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The Matchmaker

#16 - The Matchmaker

Season 2 - Episode 3

Frasier sets up a date for Daphne with the new station manager, Tom, unaware that Tom is gay and believes he's actually dating Frasier.

star 7.96
213 votes
Directors: David Lee
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Deathtrap

#17 - Deathtrap

Season 9 - Episode 19

Frasier and Niles return to their childhood home and recall what they believe to be a murder.

star 7.95
135 votes
Directors: Kelsey Grammer
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Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1)

#18 - Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1)

Season 7 - Episode 23

Daphne becomes extremely depressed the week before her wedding, and cannot stop crying. Niles tells Frasier that he is having second thoughts about his relationship with Mel.

star 7.95
166 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
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To Thine Old Self Be True

#19 - To Thine Old Self Be True

Season 7 - Episode 20

Frasier tries to throw a bachelor party for Donny.

star 7.95
141 votes
Directors: Robert H. Egan
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The Love You Fake

#20 - The Love You Fake

Season 9 - Episode 20

Frasier is still fighting with his neighbor Cam Winston, so Martin and Cam's mother pretend to be in love.

star 7.95
147 votes
Directors: Katy Garretson
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The Innkeepers

#21 - The Innkeepers

Season 2 - Episode 23

Frasier and Niles open their own restaurant, "Les Frères Heureux" (The Happy Brothers). When Opening Night arrives, everything that can go wrong does.

star 7.94
191 votes
Directors: James Burrows
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Frasier Crane's Day Off

#22 - Frasier Crane's Day Off

Season 1 - Episode 23

Frasier comes down with the flu, so food critic Gil Chesterton fills in for him. When paranoid Frasier believes both Gil and subsequent fill-in host Niles are after his job, he's more determined than ever to get back on the air.

star 7.92
209 votes
Directors: James Burrows
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Mixed Doubles

#23 - Mixed Doubles

Season 4 - Episode 6

Just as Niles finally gets up the nerve to express his feelings to Daphne, Frasier convinces him it could be a huge mistake. Niles is furious with Frasier after Daphne picks up a Niles-clone at a singles bar.

star 7.92
212 votes
Directors: Jeff Melman
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Odd Man Out

#24 - Odd Man Out

Season 4 - Episode 24

After dining at a "couples" restaurant alone, Frasier realizes the void that single living leaves in his life. He impulsively rushes to the airport to meet a total stranger after she accidentally leaves a message on his answering machine.

star 7.91
141 votes
Directors: Jeff Melman
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To Kill a Talking Bird

#25 - To Kill a Talking Bird

Season 4 - Episode 14

Niles hosts a party to break in his new apartment. Unfortunately, his new pet bird, Baby, picks the night of the party to attach itself firmly to Niles' head.

star 7.90
181 votes
Directors: David Lee
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