The BEST episodes of Frasier

Every episode of Frasier ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Frasier!

After many years spent at the "Cheers" bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle after his policeman father Martin Crane 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. Hired by Frasier, Daphne Moon also moves in as Martin's personal physiotherapist. Also living nearby is his younger brother Niles Crane, who is also a Psychiatrist.

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The Doctor is Out
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7.92
811 votes

#1 - The Doctor is Out

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/30/2003

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.

Directors: David L.
Writer: Joe Keenan
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The Doctor is Out
star
7.92
811 votes

#2 - The Doctor is Out

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/30/2003

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.

Directors: David L.
Writer: Joe Keenan
Watch Now:Amazon
The Doctor is Out
star
7.92
811 votes

#3 - The Doctor is Out

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/30/2003

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.

Directors: David L.
Writer: Joe Keenan
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The Two Mrs. Cranes
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7.86
822 votes

#4 - The Two Mrs. Cranes

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/1996

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.

Directors: David L.
Writer: Joe Keenan
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Moon Dance
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7.80
862 votes

#5 - Moon Dance

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/6/1996

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.

Directors: Kelsey Grammer
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Out with Dad
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7.79
753 votes

#6 - Out with Dad

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/10/2000

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

Directors: David L.
Writer: Joe Keenan
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The Ski Lodge
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7.78
864 votes

#7 - The Ski Lodge

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/24/1998

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

Directors: David L.
Writer: Joe Keenan
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Goodnight, Seattle (2)
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7.78
277 votes

#8 - Goodnight, Seattle (2)

Season 11 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/13/2004

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.

Directors: David L.
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Goodnight, Seattle (2)
star
7.78
277 votes

#9 - Goodnight, Seattle (2)

Season 11 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/13/2004

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.

Directors: David L.
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Goodnight, Seattle (2)
star
7.78
277 votes

#10 - Goodnight, Seattle (2)

Season 11 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/13/2004

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.

Directors: David L.
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1)
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7.75
863 votes

#11 - Sleeping with the Enemy (1)

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/14/1995

The staff go into open revolt after Kate cancels their annual raise. Frasier, chosen to represent the employees, marches into Kate's office to demand raises and finds himself locked in a passionate embrace.

Directors: Jeff Melman
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Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (2)
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7.73
344 votes

#12 - Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (2)

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/18/2000

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.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Mixed Doubles
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7.73
875 votes

#13 - Mixed Doubles

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/19/1996

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.

Directors: Jeff Melman
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High Holidays
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7.69
666 votes

#14 - High Holidays

Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/9/2003

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.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
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High Holidays
star
7.69
666 votes

#15 - High Holidays

Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/9/2003

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.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
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High Holidays
star
7.69
666 votes

#16 - High Holidays

Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/9/2003

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.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
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Daphne's Room
star
7.66
918 votes

#17 - Daphne's Room

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/28/1995

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

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Ham Radio
star
7.65
842 votes

#18 - Ham Radio

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/22/1997

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

Directors: David L.
Writer: David Lloyd
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Frasier Crane's Day Off
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7.65
1035 votes

#19 - Frasier Crane's Day Off

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/12/1994

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.

Directors: James Burrows
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Travels with Martin
star
7.65
1049 votes

#20 - Travels with Martin

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/14/1994

The Cranes and Daphne set off on a road trip in a Winnebago to Mount Rushmore. Trouble ensues when Martin takes them into Canada, where Daphne, due to legal particulars, isn't allowed.

Directors: James Burrows
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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
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7.64
818 votes

#21 - Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/7/1995

Frasier hires a contractor to buff a small scratch out of the floor on the day he is to host a wine tasting, only to find everything spiral into a major catastrophe, as problems pile onto each other. Meanwhile, Daphne can't take her eyes off the handsome contractor.

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Three Valentines
star
7.64
791 votes

#22 - Three Valentines

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/11/1999

Valentine's Day experiences for Niles, Frasier, and Martin and Daphne comprise this episode. First, Niles' cozy dinner for two at Frasier's apartment is ruined when the couch catches fire. Next, Frasier can't figure out whether his ambiguous dinner companion sees him as a co-worker or a romantic prospect. Finally, Martin and Daphne dine together, commiserating about their loneliness.

Directors: Kelsey Grammer
Writer: Rob Hanning
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Adventures of Bad Boy and Dirty Girl (2)
star
7.63
778 votes

#23 - The Adventures of Bad Boy and Dirty Girl (2)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/21/1995

Kate and Frasier agree to slow their relationship down. All of Seattle hears about it when they lose their resolve and make out in the radio booth. Seattle's abuzz as they try to figure out the identity of "Dirty Girl."

Writer: Joe Keenan
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Goodnight, Seattle (1)
star
7.63
607 votes

#24 - Goodnight, Seattle (1)

Season 11 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/13/2004

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.

Directors: David L.
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Goodnight, Seattle (1)
star
7.63
607 votes

#25 - Goodnight, Seattle (1)

Season 11 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/13/2004

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.

Directors: David L.
Watch Now:Amazon

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