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Frasier: Season 1 (1993-1994)




Critic Consensus: Kelsey Grammer's erudite persona instantly gives this Cheers spinoff a distinctive personality -- bolstered by a well-balanced ensemble and a genuinely literary sense of wit.


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Series 1 of the 'Cheers' spin-off in which psychiatrist Frasier Crane returns to his native Seattle, where he hosts a call-in radio show and spars with his fussy brother, their father and dad's physical therapist.


Kelsey Grammer
as Frasier Crane
David Hyde Pierce
as Niles Crane
John Mahoney
as Martin Crane
Dan Butler
as Bulldog
Luck Hari
as Waitress
Richard Poe
as Chopper Dave
Rachel Rosenthal
as Martha Paxton
Kathleen Noone
as Aunt Patrice
John Rubinstein
as Phillip Hayson
Stephanie Dunnam
as Mrs. Newman
John Brandon
as Policeman
Pamela Gordon
as Marvella
as Sam Fukuto
Judith Ivey
as Voice of Lorraine
Pat Crowley
as Marion Lawlor
Julie Gill
as Waitress
Bette Rae
as Elizabeth
Ron Dean
as Frank
Cleto Augusto
as Delivery Man
June Claman
as Aunt Bobbie
Christine Lahti
as Voice of Laura
Laurie Walton
as Waitress
James Greene
as Salesman
Paul Perri
as Director
Bebe Neuwirth
as Dr. Lilth Sternin
Edward Hibbert
as Gil Chesterton
Bruno Kirby
as Voice of Marco
George Deloy
as Father Mike
Valerie Curtin
as Mrs. Warren
Jeff Daniels
as Voice of Doug
Shawna Casey
as Stage Manager
Reba McEntire
as Voice of Rachel
Christopher Reeve
as Voice of Leonard
JoBeth Williams
as Voice of Danielle
George DelHoyo
as Father Mike
Kathryn Danielle
as Bonnie Weems
Griffin Dunne
as Voice of Russell
Patti LuPone
as Voice of Pam
Murray Rubinstein
as Allen Freedman
Brett Miller
as Football Player
Eddie Van Halen
as Voice of Hank
Juile Gill
as Waitress
Dr. Timothy Leary
as Voice of Hank
Gina Ravarra
as Waitress
Katheryn Danielle
as Bonnie Weems
John McMartin
as Fletcher Grey
Ivory Ocean
as Bartender
Joe Mantegna
as Voice of Derk Mann
Tommy Hilfiger
as Voice of Robert
Maxine Elliott
as Mrs. Grey
Robert Klein
as Voice of Gary
Jay Leno
as Voice of Don
Marion Dugan
as Patient
Piper Laurie
as Voice of Marianne
Amy Lloyd
as Receptionist
Ken Levine
as Voice of M.C.
Henry Mancini
as Voice of Al
Trish Ramish
as Tawny Van Deusen
Malcolm McDowell
as Voice of Dr. Bruga
Carl Reiner
as Voice of Roger
Elijah Wood
as Voice of Ethan
Amy Alexandra Lloyd
as Receptionist
Mark Sawyer
as Bob Peterson
Aileen Fitzpatrick
as Committee Member
Steve Young
as Voice of Blake
Mel Brooks
as Voice of Tom
Rosemary Clooney
as Voice of Gladys
Dominick Dunne
as Voice of Jeff
Ben Stiller
as Voice of Barry
Eric Stoltz
as Voice of Don
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Critic Reviews for Frasier: Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (8)

From the pilot episode on, the award-winning The Good Son, the programme became the go-to for excellent writing, brilliant acting and a level of emotion not often seen in primetime sitcoms.

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

One of the most successful spin-offs ever because its creators transformed an egotistical, vain, and pompous supporting character into a funny, likable leading man.

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

It's an unusual bunch, and Grammer deftly handles his role as ringmaster of this circus. Perhaps because his character is already so familiar, Grammer's Frasier can elicit a huge laugh simply by intoning three or four words.

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

In the tradition of Cheers, the show thrives by selling up distinct, contrary personalities and making them collide for a half-hour each week. So far the writing is sharp and punchy.

August 18, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Frasier does not manufacture laughs as consistently as one might expect from a Cheers offspring, it's still a cleverly written show with a quality cast that bodes well for the future.

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Two opera-loving, egg-head heroes in one show-unprecedented in TV history, I believe. Every scene between Frasier and Niles is just about priceless.

August 18, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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