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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.

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Ham Radio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Ham Radio Frasier - Season 4 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 Ski Lodge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Ski Lodge Frasier - Season 5 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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The Innkeepers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added The Innkeepers Frasier - Season 2 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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Out With Dad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Out With Dad Frasier - Season 7 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) 5 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Two Mrs. Cranes Frasier - Season 4 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 Matchmaker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Matchmaker Frasier - Season 2 "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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Moon Dance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Moon Dance Frasier - Season 3 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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A Tsar is Born is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added A Tsar is Born Frasier - Season 7 Frasier and Niles are overjoyed to learn they may be Russian royalty. Martin appears on The Antique Roadshow.

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The Doctor Is Out is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Doctor Is Out Frasier - Season 11 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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To Kill a Talking Bird is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
To Kill a Talking Bird Frasier - Season 4 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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Chess Pains is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Chess Pains Frasier - Season 3 Frasier becomes obsessed with chess after Martin defeats him time after time after time.

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Daphne's Room is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Daphne's Room Frasier - Season 2 Daphne decides to move out of the Crane residence after Frasier continually invades the privacy of her room.

The Best Seasons of Frasier

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Room Service is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
ricky-kennedy added Room Service Frasier - Season 5 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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Dial M for Martin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Dial M for Martin Frasier - Season 6 When Frasier begins to get on his father's nerves, Martin, Daphne and Eddie move in with Niles for a few months. Daphne announces that since Martin's hip is improving so much, she'll be looking ...more

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They're Playing Our Song is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
christopher-fisher added They're Playing Our Song Frasier - Season 7 Frasier goes overboard when he writes a theme song for his show.

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My Coffee with Niles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
My Coffee with Niles Frasier - Season 1 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) 17 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Travels with Martin Frasier - Season 1 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.

The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

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Flour Child is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
ricky-kennedy added Flour Child Frasier - Season 2 With Niles unsure he's ready for the responsibilities of fatherhood, he takes to carrying a ten-pound sack of flour around Seattle to simulate a child.

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Look Before You Leap is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Look Before You Leap Frasier - Season 3 Frasier suggests that everyone should take a "leap," or go outside their comfort zone, to celebrate Leap Year. For his leap, Frasier decides to sing an Italian aria instead of his ...more

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High Holidays is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
High Holidays Frasier - Season 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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Perspectives on Christmas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Perspectives on Christmas Frasier - Season 5 Each member of Frasier's family tells a masseuse all about their eventful day, which includes Martin's participation in a church Christmas pageant and Niles' experience being trapped in an

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clash1977 added Roe to Perdition Frasier - Season 10 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.

The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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The Seal Who Came to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added The Seal Who Came to Dinner Frasier - Season 6 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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Hooping Cranes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Hooping Cranes Frasier - Season 8 Frasier, Niles and Martin go to a Supersonics game, where Niles gets to make a half-court shot during halftime.

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The Candidate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Candidate Frasier - Season 2 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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Author, Author is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Author, Author Frasier - Season 1 Sibling rivalry flares when Frasier and Niles decide to collaborate on a self-help book.

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Martin Does It His Way is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Martin Does It His Way Frasier - Season 3 While digging through boxes, Frasier finds an unfinished song written by Martin specifically for Frank Sinatra.

8 TV Actors Who Turned Out Just Like Their Characters

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Death and the Dog is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Death and the Dog Frasier - Season 4 Eddie feels blue, so Martin hires a dog psychiatrist to determine the cause of his depression.

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clash1977 added Radio Wars Frasier - Season 7 Frasier is the butt of station shock-jock pranks.

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High Crane Drifter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
High Crane Drifter Frasier - Season 3 A stressed Frasier resorts to physical force with a rude Cafe Nervosa patron.

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clash1977 added A Lilith Thanksgiving Frasier - Season 4 The Cranes pack up and visit Lilith and Frederick for Thanksgiving. Lilith and Frasier meet with the dean of a prestigious school, hoping to enroll Frederick. After their initial visit goes ...more

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clash1977 added Four for the Seesaw Frasier - Season 4 A spontaneous gesture gets the Crane boys a weekend double date with two attractive women. Frasier tries to help Niles overcome the feeling that he's betraying Maris.

The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked

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Door Jam is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Door Jam 2 Stupid Dogs - Season 2 The Big Dog awakes in the middle of the night to 'do business'. When he finds a spot, Little Dog stops him. He then makes the point that this is their home, so they need to find a more suitable ...more

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Dad Loves Sherry, the Boys Jus... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Dad Loves Sherry, the Boys Just Whine Frasier - Season 4 Frasier and Niles deal with Martin's abrasive new girlfriend, Sherry.

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clash1977 added A Word to the Wiseguy Frasier - Season 3 Niles uses a man of questionable ethics, Jerome Belasco, to ""fix"" a parking ticket for Maris. Frasier advises Jerome's girlfriend, Brandy, to leave Jerome after she rattles ...more

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The Focus Group is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added The Focus Group Frasier - Season 3 Eleven of the twelve members of a focus group think The Frasier Crane Show is perfect. Frasier obsesses about the one man who disagrees, a newspaper stand owner, and in the process inadvertently ...more

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Space Quest is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Space Quest Frasier - Season 1 Still adjusting to his new home life with Martin, Daphne, and Eddie, Frasier spends a day searching for a quiet place to read his book alone.

The Best Things About Fall

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A Crane's Critique is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added A Crane's Critique Frasier - Season 4 Frasier and Niles are ecstatic when their father becomes good friends with reclusive author T.H. Houghton.

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clash1977 added Wheels of Fortune Frasier - Season 9 Frasier is suspicious of Blaine Sternin, Lilith's former-con artist brother, when he visits in a wheelchair and is now preaching.

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The Botched Language of the Cr... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
The Botched Language of the Cranes Frasier - Season 2 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 ...more

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Our Father Whose Art Ain't Hea... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Our Father Whose Art Ain't Heaven Frasier - Season 4 Martin misinterprets Frasier's polite compliment of a painting as genuine sincerity, prompting him to buy it for his son. An ungrateful Frasier finds it difficult to express his feelings.

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Sliding Frasiers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added Sliding Frasiers Frasier - Season 8 Two different scenarios of Frasier's Valentine's Day unfold: in the first he meets a beautiful artist; in the second he stays home alone. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne either intend to fly to ...more

The Greatest Sitcoms of the 1990s, Ranked

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Where Every Bloke Knows Your N... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Where Every Bloke Knows Your Name Frasier - Season 5 Frasier tags along with Daphne to her favorite pub and realizes he's been missing a Cheers-like atmosphere ever since he left Boston. They find themselves at odds with one another when Daphne ...more

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Hot Ticket is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
Hot Ticket Frasier - Season 6 Hot Ticket was a syndicated movie review and entertainment television program from 2001 to 2004. The half-hour show was hosted by Leonard Maltin and Todd Newton during its first season, and by ...more

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clash1977 added Rooms with a View Frasier - Season 10 Niles prepares to undergo heart bypass surgery. He is surprised to receive a call wishing him well from Maris, who had learned of his plight from a gossipy acquaintance. Frasier tries to keep ...more

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clash1977 added Duke's We Hardly Knew Ye' Frasier - Season 2 Niles and Frasier can't bring themselves to tell Martin that they're investors in the group tearing down his favorite bar.

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You Can't Tell A Crook By It's... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
clash1977 added You Can't Tell A Crook By It's Cover

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The Gift Horse is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Frasier Episodes of All Time
starwarssuperfan added The Gift Horse Frasier - Season 5 Frasier and Niles compete to buy their father the best birthday present, culminating with Niles buying Martin's old police horse and Frasier giving him a humongous television.

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clash1977 added The New Friend Frasier - Season 8 Frasier makes friends with Roz's new boyfriend, but when they break up Frasier hides from Roz that he's still hanging out with the guy. Roz gets back together with Luke and feels ashamed to tell ...more

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clash1977 added The Show Where Diane Comes Back Frasier - Season 3 Frasier's old love, Diane Chambers, comes to Seattle for the grand opening of her play about the "losers" at Cheers and their hopeless obsession with "Mary Anne". Frasier ...more