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The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time 

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List of the best Frasier episodes, as determined by voters like you. Comedy sitcom fans will also enjoy the best Cheers episodes and the best Seinfeld episodes. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Frasier episodes of all time are. Fans of Frasier are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Starring Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Dan Butler, Frasier ran for 11 seasons on NBC and produced some of the funniest moments on TV. 

This list below has a variety of episodes, like "The Adventures of Bad Boy and Dirty Girl," "Ham Radio," "The Unkindest Cut of All," "The Ski Lodge," and "Something Borrowed, Someone Blue," in it. What is the best Frasier episode of all time? Look below and find out! And make sure to check these out if you're looking for other intelligent shows like Frasier!

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The Ski Lodge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Ski Lodge Episode: 14, Season: Frasier - Season 5

Original Airing: Feb 24 1998

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.
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Ham Radio is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 18, Season: Frasier - Season 4

Original Airing: Apr 22 1997

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.
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The Innkeepers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Episode: 23, Season: Frasier - Season 2

Original Airing: May 16 1995

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.
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The Matchmaker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 3, Season: Frasier - Season 2

Original Airing: Oct 04 1994

Season 2, Episode 3

"The Matchmaker" is the third episode of the second season of American sitcom Frasier. It is noteworthy in being Joe Keenan's first episode produced on the show, after which he became ...more
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Out With Dad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Episode: 15, Season: Frasier - Season 7

Original Airing: Feb 10 2000

Season 7, Episode 15

An unlikely chain of events forces Martin to pretend to be gay on Valentine's Day.
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The Two Mrs. Cranes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 1, Season: Frasier - Season 4

Original Airing: Sep 17 1996

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 ...more
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The Doctor Is Out is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 3, Season: Frasier - Season 11

Original Airing: Sep 30 2003

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 ...more
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My Coffee with Niles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 24, Season: Frasier - Season 1

Original Airing: May 19 1994

Season 1, Episode 24

Frasier and Niles meet at Cafe Nervosa to discuss the one-year anniversary of Frasier's move to Seattle.
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Travels with Martin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 21, Season: Frasier - Season 1

Original Airing: Apr 14 1994

Season 1, Episode 21

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.
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A Tsar is Born is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added A Tsar is Born Episode: 7, Season: Frasier - Season 7

Original Airing: Nov 11 1999

Season 7, Episode 7

Frasier and Niles are overjoyed to learn they may be Russian royalty. Martin appears on The Antique Roadshow.
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Moon Dance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 13, Season: Frasier - Season 3

Original Airing: Feb 06 1996

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
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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Jens added Episode: 6, Season: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2

Original Airing: Oct 28 1997

Roz confesses to Frasier that she thinks she's pregnant. Niles hosts a costume party for the Library Association, with everyone dressed as literary characters. Frasier lets the news slip at the party. Niles, who is getting drunk, overhears it and misconstrues it to mean that Frasier has impregnated Daphne.

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They're Playing Our Song... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
christopher-fisher added They're Playing Our Song Episode: 13, Season: Frasier - Season 7

Original Airing: Jan 13 2000

Season 7, Episode 13

Frasier goes overboard when he writes a theme song for his show.
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Roe to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Roe to Perdition Episode: 18, Season: Frasier - Season 10

Original Airing: Mar 18 2003

Season 10, Episode 18

Frasier and Niles become a big hit when, at a party, they serve beluga caviar they purchased on the black market. Meanwhile, Martin has a tough time returning $40 an ATM gave him in error.
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Chess Pains is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 18, Season: Frasier - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 26 1996

Season 3, Episode 18

Frasier becomes obsessed with chess after Martin defeats him time after time after time.
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The Seal Who Came to Din... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added The Seal Who Came to Dinner Episode: 8, Season: Frasier - Season 6

Original Airing: Nov 19 1998

Season 6, Episode 8

Niles hosts a party at Maris' beach house in the hopes of winning his dinner club's prestigious "Golden Apron" award. Niles panics when he discovers a very pungent--and very dead--seal
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High Holidays is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 11, Season: Frasier - Season 11

Original Airing: Dec 09 2003

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 ...more
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Room Service is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
ricky-kennedy added Room Service Episode: 15, Season: Frasier - Season 5

Original Airing: Mar 03 1998

Season 5, Episode 15

Lilith comes to Seattle after her husband leaves her for a man, and throws herself at Frasier. Frasier uses all his willpower to resist, but Niles isn't as strong.
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Merry Christmas, Mrs. Mo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
starwarssuperfan added Episode: 10, Season: Frasier - Season 6

Original Airing: Dec 17 1998

Season 6, Episode 10

Frasier is forced to feign Judaism when his girlfriend's Jewish mother visits. The charade is compounded by the apartment's holiday decor and Niles' participation in a Christmas pageant.
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RDWRER is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
starwarssuperfan added Episode: 12, Season: Frasier - Season 7

Original Airing: Jan 06 2000

Season 7, Episode 12

Niles gets separated from Frasier and Martin during a trip to Idaho on New Year's Eve.
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The Candidate is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Candidate Episode: 7, Season: Frasier - Season 2

Original Airing: Nov 08 1994

Season 2, Episode 7

Frasier agrees to make a television commercial for his candidate of choice in a local election, only to learn some very distressing information moments before they film.
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To Kill a Talking Bird ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
To Kill a Talking Bird Episode: 14, Season: Frasier - Season 4

Original Airing: Feb 25 1997

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.
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Daphne's Room is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Episode: 17, Season: Frasier - Season 2

Original Airing: Feb 28 1995

Season 2, Episode 17

Daphne decides to move out of the Crane residence after Frasier continually invades the privacy of her room.
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Author, Author is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Episode: 22, Season: Frasier - Season 1

Original Airing: May 05 1994

Season 1, Episode 22

Sibling rivalry flares when Frasier and Niles decide to collaborate on a self-help book.
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Frasier Crane's Day Off ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
starwarssuperfan added Frasier Crane's Day Off Episode: 23, Season: Frasier - Season 1

Original Airing: May 12 1994

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 ...more