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28 Times "Frasier" Was The Funniest TV Show Ever Made

"Once a woman has dipped her toe into Crane lake, dry land is never the same again."

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1. When Frasier expressed his love for Niles.

2. When Niles gave Martin a grammar lesson.

3. When Niles took a romantic risk.

4. When Frasier made a joke and nobody was around to hear it.

"Frasier, once again you suffer the tragedy of being clever and alone."
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"Frasier, once again you suffer the tragedy of being clever and alone."

5. When Niles was going to get high for the first time.

"I'm especially looking forward to something called the 'munchies' stage. I'm thinking of pairing this Chilean sea bass with and an aggressive zinfandel."
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"I'm especially looking forward to something called the 'munchies' stage. I'm thinking of pairing this Chilean sea bass with and an aggressive zinfandel."

6. When Martin and Daphne pranked their neighbors.

Daphne: "Someone followed me again last night."Martin: "Ah, you're just being paranoid."Daphne: "I'm telling you, they're onto me."Martin: "Come on. Nobody could recognize you after all that plastic surgery."Daphne: "That's what Marlena thought."Martin: "Marlena got sloppy. She never should have gone back to Zurich."Daphne: "I just don't want any more bloodshed."Martin: "Relax. You're home free."Daphne: "You don't know the Woodchuck and his ways."[Woman on the elevator leaves, terrified. Daphne and Martin laugh.]Daphne: Oh, we're terrible!Martin: "We are? You are! 'The Woodchuck and his ways!'"Daphne: "You know, we really should stop doing this. It's not nice."Martin: "Ah, you're right. We won't do it anymore."[A man enters the elevator.]Daphne: "How'd you get the stuff through customs?"Martin: "They never check the wooden leg."
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Daphne: "Someone followed me again last night."

Martin: "Ah, you're just being paranoid."

Daphne: "I'm telling you, they're onto me."

Martin: "Come on. Nobody could recognize you after all that plastic surgery."

Daphne: "That's what Marlena thought."

Martin: "Marlena got sloppy. She never should have gone back to Zurich."

Daphne: "I just don't want any more bloodshed."

Martin: "Relax. You're home free."

Daphne: "You don't know the Woodchuck and his ways."

[Woman on the elevator leaves, terrified. Daphne and Martin laugh.]

Daphne: Oh, we're terrible!

Martin: "We are? You are! 'The Woodchuck and his ways!'"

Daphne: "You know, we really should stop doing this. It's not nice."

Martin: "Ah, you're right. We won't do it anymore."

[A man enters the elevator.]

Daphne: "How'd you get the stuff through customs?"

Martin: "They never check the wooden leg."

7. When Niles came to the "Dress As Your Hero" party dressed as his dad.

8. When Niles wanted to prove a point.

"I want to prove that I'm strong and independent, and I can't do that alone."
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"I want to prove that I'm strong and independent, and I can't do that alone."

9. When Martin knew how to look on the bright side.

10. When Niles was anxious about looking after his "flour baby."

11. When Frasier had an irrational fear.

12. When Roz gave Frasier some romantic advice.

13. And when Frasier gave Roz some advice.

Roz: "What am I doing wrong?"Frasier: "Well, do you want me to answer as a friend or a therapist?"Roz: "As a friend."Fraiser: "See a therapist."
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Roz: "What am I doing wrong?"

Frasier: "Well, do you want me to answer as a friend or a therapist?"

Roz: "As a friend."

Fraiser: "See a therapist."

14. When Niles made some real progress.

15. When Niles and Frasier were in a bit of a pickle.

Niles: "It's times like this that most families pull together and draw strength from each other... What shall we do?"
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Niles: "It's times like this that most families pull together and draw strength from each other... What shall we do?"

16. When Niles opened up to Daphne.

17. When Niles filled in for Frasier.

18. When Roz dressed up.

Roz: "Hello."Niles: "You look like an almost-presentable version of someone who works with my brother."Roz: "Bite me."Niles: "Oh, it is you."
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Roz: "Hello."

Niles: "You look like an almost-presentable version of someone who works with my brother."

Roz: "Bite me."

Niles: "Oh, it is you."

19. When Niles just wanted to iron his trousers.

20. When Martin realized his priorities had changed.

21. When Frasier had healthy self-esteem.

22. When Niles didn't appreciate Frasier's accusations.

23. When Niles and Frasier wanted to try riding bicycles.

24. When Fraiser was trying to decipher his nightmare.

Frasier: "I was having the most distressing dream. I was climbing up a volcano that was spewing ice instead of lava."Daphne: "An ice volcano. Wonder what that could mean."Frasier: "Oh, what's this?"Lilith: [on answering machine] "Hello, it's Lilith."Everyone: "Ohhh!"Daphne: "There you have it."
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Frasier: "I was having the most distressing dream. I was climbing up a volcano that was spewing ice instead of lava."

Daphne: "An ice volcano. Wonder what that could mean."

Frasier: "Oh, what's this?"

Lilith: [on answering machine] "Hello, it's Lilith."

Everyone: "Ohhh!"

Daphne: "There you have it."

25. When Martin refused to change the channel because he wanted to watch his favorite "game show."

26. Every time Eddie bothered Frasier.

27. When Frasier gave his listeners some simple — but useful — advice.

28. And when Frasier's first wife complained about her role on a long-running TV show.

Nanette: "Do you have any idea what it's like to play the same character for 20 years?"Fraiser: "..."
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Nanette: "Do you have any idea what it's like to play the same character for 20 years?"

Fraiser: "..."