Frasier


Frasier
a US television comedy series (1993–2004) on NBC. It won 31 Emmy awards for the best comedy, more than any other show. The main character, Frasier Crane, is a psychologist who presents a radio advice programme. He first appeared as a character in the television comedy Cheers.

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      American television situation comedy that aired for 11 seasons (1993–2004) on the National Broadcasting Company (National Broadcasting Co., Inc.) (NBC) network. Praised by critics and loved by audiences, Frasier was among the most popular American television shows of the late 20th century.

      Frasier was a spin-off series centring on Dr. Frasier Crane (played by Kelsey Grammer (Grammer, Kelsey)), a character from the popular NBC sitcom Cheers (1982–93). When the show first aired, Crane was a psychiatrist who, after the failure of his marriage, moved from Boston to his hometown of Seattle, where he hosted an AM radio call-in advice show. Frasier's character was bombastic and arrogant yet emotionally insecure, and his neuroses lent themselves to ironic comedy, given his vocation. Much of the series focused on cultural clashes between Frasier and the people in his life, particularly his ex-policeman father, Martin (John Mahoney). Frasier's younger brother, Niles (David Hyde Pierce), was, like Frasier, a stuffy, self-absorbed psychologist. At the beginning of the series, an injury forced Martin to move in with Frasier, and Niles used his brother's high-rise condominium as a refuge from his unsatisfying marriage. The brothers were fierce rivals but also occasional confidants whose delicate, elitist pretensions often clashed with their father's gruff, workaday perspective. Rounding out the regular cast were Martin's quirky Mancunian caretaker, Daphne Moon (Jane Leeves), and Frasier's radio producer, Roz Doyle (Peri Gilpin).

      The show garnered 37 Emmy Awards, including 5 consecutive wins for outstanding comedy series.

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