The 'Frasier' Quiz

By: Sarah Gleim

The 'Frasier' Quiz
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About This Quiz

"Hey baby, I hear the blues a-callin', tossed salad and scrambled eggs." Who can forget the classic theme song to one of the funniest sitcoms on TV? Take this quiz to see what else you remember about Frasier, Niles, Daphne and Roz.
How many seasons was Frasier on the air?
10
11
Frasier aired for 11 seasons, from 1993-2004.
12

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How many consecutive years did Kelsey Grammer play the character of Frasier?
15
17
20
Between "Cheers" and the spinoff "Frasier," Grammer played the character Frasier Crane for 20 consecutive years.

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In the first episode, we meet Martin's dog Eddie. What is the real name of the dog playing Eddie from episode one?
Steve Martin
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy's concert film "Eddie Murphy: Raw" raked in a whopping $50 million at the box office.
Richard Pryor

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Who did Niles and Frasier's mother name them after?
her lab rats
Frasier and Niles were named after two lab rats their mom was using in an experiment when she was pregnant with Frasier.
her brothers
two men she met on the subway

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What is the name of the English pub Frasier goes to as a substitute for Cheers?
The Fox and Horse
The Fox and Whistle
Frasier becomes a regular at The Fox and Whistle but gets thrown out of it for making fun of England.
The Fox and Hound

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What is Bulldog Briscoe's full name?
Bob Briscoe
Bob Bulldog Briscoe works at KACL radio station as host of the "Gonzo Sports Show."
Billy Briscoe
Brandon Briscoe

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How many times has Niles been married?
once
twice
three times
Niles has been married three times, to Maris, Mel and then Daphne.

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True or false: Lisa Kudrow was initially cast as Roz before Peri Gilpin got the role.
true
Kudrow lost the role because she couldn't come across as "forceful" enough, so the character Roz went to Gilpin. Kudrow went on to play the role of Phoebe on "Friends," so it all worked out for her, too.
false

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Aside from the regular cast, who is the only person to appear in both the first and final episodes of "Frasier"?
a deliveryman
Cleto Augusto played the deliveryman who drops off Martin Crane's easy chair in the first episode and takes it away in the final episode.
a creepy neighbor
a doorman

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What two actors on "Frasier" also played unrelated characters on the final season of "Cheers"?
John Mahoney and David Hyde Pierce
Jane Leeves and David Hyde Pierce
John Mahoney and Peri Gilpin
Mahoney and Gilpin each appeared as different characters on "Cheers" during the show's final season.

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What two prestigious universities did Frasier attend?
Princeton University and St. Andrews University
Harvard University and the University of Oxford
Frasier attended Harvard University and the University of Oxford; Niles attended Yale University and the University of Cambridge.
Yale University and the University of Cambridge

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Where is Daphne originally from?
Liverpool, England
Manchester, England
Daphne was born in Manchester, England, and moved to Seattle to start a new life.
Leeds, England

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Who does Niles secretly pine over for a majority of the series?
Roz
Maris
Daphne
Niles is madly in love with Daphne, who is oblivious to his secret affection.

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True or false: Frasier Crane and Lilith Sternin had a son named Frederick.
true
The writers made sure that Frasier reiterated that he missed Frederick in the pilot episode.
false

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True or false: Roz's character was named for the late TV producer Roz Doyle.
true
Roz was named as a tribute to Roz Doyle, producer of the television series "Wings," who died from breast cancer in 1991.
false

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Although she is mentioned a lot of times throughout the series, whose face was never revealed?
Maris
Of course it's Maris Crane, Niles' first wife.
Marta
Hester

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What main character from "Cheers" is the only one to NOT make a guest appearance on "Frasier"?
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley was the only one of the "Cheers" main actors to not make an appearance on "Frasier," possibly because the psychiatric profession conflicts with her beliefs as a Scientologist.
Ted Danson
Woody Harrelson

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True or false: David Hyde Pierce received the most fan mail on the show.
true
false
Believe it or not, it was Eddie the dog that got the most mail.

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How did Maris' family make its fortune?
urinal cakes
Her family got rich from urinal cakes, but she tells people they made their fortune from timber.
diaper cleaning service
porta-potties

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True or false: Kelsey Grammer was nominated for an Emmy as the same character on three different series.
true
Obviously Grammer was nominated on "Cheers" and "Frasier," but he also made an Emmy-nominated guest appearance as Frasier Crane on "Wings."
false

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What is the title of the two-part series finale of "Frasier"?
"That's a Wrap"
"We Bid You Adieu"
"Goodnight, Seattle"
The title "Goodnight, Seattle" is based on Frasier's signature radio sign-off.

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Daphne and Niles have a son on the series finale. What is his name?
Martin
Alexander
David
The baby is named David in honor of one of the show's creators, David Angell, who was killed in the 9/11 attacks.

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Which show had more episodes, "Frasier" or "Cheers"?
"Frasier"
"Cheers"
"Cheers" had more episodes but not by many. "Cheers" had a total of 275 episodes, while "Frasier" ended up with 264.

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How many Emmys did "Frasier" win while on the air?
29
33
37
"Frasier" took home 37 Emmys, including five for outstanding comedy series.

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What famous stars were callers to Frasier's radio show?
James Arness and Alan Alda
Kevin Bacon and Billy Crystal
Kevin Bacon, Billy Crystal, Stephen King and Halle Berry were among the famous callers to Frasier's radio show.
Diane Keaton and Whoopi Goldberg

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True or false: Kelsey Grammer's 20-year reign makes Frasier Crane the single longest-running TV character in the U.S.
true
false
Grammer is actually tied with James Arness, who played Marshal Matt Dillon in "Gunsmoke" for 20 years.

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Although Daphne's character was supposed to be from Manchester, England, Jane Leeves (who plays Daphne) is from Ilford, Essex. Who on "Frasier" was from Manchester?
John Mahoney
John Mahoney was born in Blackpool in Lancashire, England, but grew up in Manchester, England.
David Hyde Pierce
Peri Gilpin

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True or false: David Hyde Pierce was nominated every season for the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for his role as Niles Crane.
true
He was nominated 11 years in a row and took home the Emmy four times.
false

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Frasier accepts a job in what city in the series finale?
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Frasier accepts a job in San Francisco, but we learn that he's actually flown to Chicago to follow his girlfriend Charlotte, played by Laura Linney.
San Diego

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How many award nominations did "Frasier" receive during its 11 years on air?
190
234
272
Frasier was nominated for a total of 272 different awards and took home 130, including a slew of Emmys, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards.

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