(Setup: Six months before the events of the pilot, Frasier Crane divorces
his wife, Lilith, and moves from Boston to his hometown of Seattle, where
he becomes the host of a radio advice program.)
· Pilot: Frasier is forced to take in his handicapped father, Martin,
a retired police officer, and his dog, Eddie. Frasier also hires
Englishwoman Daphne Moon as a housekeeper and Martin's physical
· Niles, Frasier's brother, becomes infatuated with Daphne.
· Frasier and Niles learn that their deceased mother, Hester, cheated on
Martin when they were boys.
· Frasier hires Bebe Glaser as his agent.
· Lilith visits Frasier in Seattle.
· Frasier and Roz are nominated for their first Seattle Broadcasting
· Frasier and Niles attempt to write a book about sibling rivalry.
· Finale: Over coffee at Café Nervosa, Frasier and Niles discuss
Frasier's life in the year since he moved to Seattle.
· Bob "Bulldog" Briscoe, host of KACL's Gonzo Sports Show
· Noel Shempsky, KACL Sales employee and Roz's ardent admirer
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
BMI FILM & TV AWARDS
· BMI TV Music Award: Bruce Miller, Daryl Phinnessee
CASTING SOCIETY OF AMERICA AWARD (Artios)
· Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic: Jeff Greenberg
· Outstanding Comedy Series
· Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Kelsey Grammer
VIEWERS FOR QUALITY TELEVISION AWARDS
· Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Comedy Series: David Hyde Pierce
CASTING SOCIETY OF AMERICA (Artios)
· Best Casting for TV, Pilot: Jeff Greenberg
· Outstanding Main Title Theme: Bruce Miller, Darryl Phinnessee
· Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: David Hyde Pierce
· Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Kelsey Grammer
· Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
· Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series,
or Motion Picture Made for TV: John Mahoney
TELEVISION CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS
· Outstanding Achievement in Comedy