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The Best Episodes of Frasier

Every episode of Frasier ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Frasier!

After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.


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The best episode of "Frasier" is "The Ski Lodge", rated 9.5/10 from 2145 user votes. It was directed by David Clark Lee and written by Joe Keenan. "The Ski Lodge" aired on 2/24/1998 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Ham Radio".

  • The Ski Lodge
    9.5/10 2,145 votes

    #1 - The Ski Lodge

    Season 5 Episode 14 - Aired 1998-02-24

    A weekend ski trip snowballs into a hotbed of romantic antics for Frasier, Niles and their friends.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Joe Keenan

  • Ham Radio
    9.4/10 2,020 votes

    #2 - Ham Radio

    Season 4 Episode 18 - Aired 1997-04-22

    Frasier's attempts to produce a live, 1940s-style radio drama for the station's fiftieth anniversary produce chaos instead.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: David Lloyd

  • The Matchmaker
    9.2/10 1,826 votes

    #3 - The Matchmaker

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 1994-10-04

    Frasier's plan to "fix up" Daphne with his new boss goes awry when Frasier learns his secret.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Joe Keenan

  • Moon Dance
    9.1/10 1,476 votes

    #4 - Moon Dance

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 1996-02-06

    Realizing that it's time he started dating again, Niles takes Daphne to a society ball.

    Director: Kelsey Grammer

    Writer: Vic Rauseo, Joe Keenan, Chuck Ranberg, Christopher Lloyd, Rob Greenberg, Jack Burditt, Anne Flett-Giordano, Linda Morris

  • The Two Mrs. Cranes
    9.1/10 1,591 votes

    #5 - The Two Mrs. Cranes

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 1996-09-17

    The Crane household is turned upside down when Daphne's old flame comes to town.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Joe Keenan

  • Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (2)
    9.1/10 1,153 votes

    #6 - Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (2)

    Season 7 Episode 24 - Aired 2000-05-18

    On the eve of her wedding, Daphne's torn between the man she loves and the man she's engaged to marry.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: Joe Keenan, Christopher Lloyd

  • The Doctor Is Out
    9.1/10 1,458 votes

    #7 - The Doctor Is Out

    Season 11 Episode 3 - Aired 2003-09-30

    Frasier and Niles suspect that Roz's new boyfriend, Barry, is gay. They see Barry on the street and believe that he has gone into a gay bar. Frasier, worried that Barry is leading Roz on, goes inside to confront him.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Joe Keenan

  • Goodnight, Seattle (2)
    9.1/10 1,369 votes

    #8 - Goodnight, Seattle (2)

    Season 11 Episode 24 - Aired 2004-05-13

    Daphne gives birth to a healthy son David. Frasier marries Martin and Ronee in the vet's office before Daphne and the baby leave for the hospital. Frasier grows very lonely with Martin out of the apartment and Daphne and Niles busy with their son.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Joe Keenan, Christopher Lloyd

  • Halloween
    9.0/10 1,360 votes

    #9 - Halloween

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 1997-10-28

    Niles' Halloween costume party becomes a comedy of errors when he mistakenly thinks that Daphne is pregnant -- and Frasier's the father.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: N/A

  • Out With Dad
    9.0/10 1,354 votes

    #10 - Out With Dad

    Season 7 Episode 15 - Aired 2000-02-10

    Martin pretends he's gay to get out of dating a woman he doesn't find attractive.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Joe Keenan

  • The Innkeepers
    8.9/10 1,462 votes

    #11 - The Innkeepers

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 1995-05-16

    On a whim, Frasier and Niles decide to buy one of Seattle's oldest and finest restaurants.

    Director: James Burrows

    Writer: David Lloyd

  • Three Valentines
    8.9/10 1,419 votes

    #12 - Three Valentines

    Season 6 Episode 14 - Aired 1999-02-11

    Valentine’s Day finds Niles, Frasier, Martin and Daphne on three very different kinds of dates.

    Director: Kelsey Grammer

    Writer: Rob Hanning

  • Daphne's Room
    8.8/10 1,277 votes

    #13 - Daphne's Room

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 1995-02-28

    When Frasier's caught in Daphne's room, his attempts to rectify the invasion of her privacy only make the situation worse.

    Director: James Burrows

    Writer: Ken Levine, Vic Rauseo, David Isaacs, Linda Morris

  • An Affair to Forget
    8.8/10 1,280 votes

    #14 - An Affair to Forget

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 1995-05-02

    Frasier learns that Niles's wife may be having an affair with her fencing instructor

    Director: Philip Charles MacKenzie

    Writer: Chuck Ranberg, Anne Flett-Giordano

  • Mixed Doubles
    8.8/10 1,204 votes

    #15 - Mixed Doubles

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 1996-11-19

    After Daphne gets dumped by her boyfriend, Niles decides it's time to declare his love for her.

    Director: Jeff Melman

    Writer: Christopher Lloyd

  • Room Service
    8.8/10 1,264 votes

    #16 - Room Service

    Season 5 Episode 15 - Aired 1998-03-03

    An unexpected visit from Lilith stirs old passions in Frasier and new ones in Niles.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Ken Levine, David Isaacs

  • Travels with Martin
    8.7/10 1,404 votes

    #17 - Travels with Martin

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 1994-04-14

    Frasier's attempts at a father-son vacation turn into an outrageous road trip, with Niles and Daphne along for the ride.

    Director: James Burrows

    Writer: Vic Rauseo, Linda Morris

  • My Coffee with Niles
    8.7/10 1,361 votes

    #18 - My Coffee with Niles

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 1994-05-19

    When Niles asks Frasier if he's happy after his first year back in Seattle, the question opens up a comical and revealing family dialogue.

    Director: James Burrows

    Writer: David Angell, Peter Casey

  • Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz
    8.7/10 1,212 votes

    #19 - Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz

    Season 6 Episode 10 - Aired 1998-12-17

    Frasier is forced to feign Judaism when his girlfriend's Jewish mother visits. The charade is compounded by the apartment's holiday decor and Niles' participation in a Christmas pageant.

    Director: Kelsey Grammer

    Writer: Jay Kogen

  • Back Talk (1)
    8.7/10 1,038 votes

    #20 - Back Talk (1)

    Season 7 Episode 10 - Aired 1999-12-09

    Looped on pain medication for his ailing back, Frasier makes a startling announcement to Daphne.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: Lori Kirkland Baker

  • To Kill a Talking Bird
    8.6/10 1,123 votes

    #21 - To Kill a Talking Bird

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 1997-02-25

    Niles moves into a prestigious building and tries to impress his snobby neighbors with an elegant dinner party.

    Director: David Clark Lee

    Writer: Jeffrey Richman

  • First Date
    8.6/10 1,061 votes

    #22 - First Date

    Season 5 Episode 20 - Aired 1998-04-28

    Niles gets Daphne to help him plan a phony dinner date with a neighbor so she won't realize how much he really cares for her.

    Director: Kelsey Grammer

    Writer: Rob Hanning

  • Dial M for Martin
    8.6/10 1,097 votes

    #23 - Dial M for Martin

    Season 6 Episode 3 - Aired 1998-10-08

    Niles isn't too thrilled at the prospect of his father moving in - until he realizes that Daphne is part of the package.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Rob Greenberg

  • Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1)
    8.6/10 1,020 votes

    #24 - Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1)

    Season 7 Episode 23 - Aired 2000-05-18

    Just when Daphne decides to profess her love for Niles, he drops a stunning bombshell.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: Joe Keenan, Christopher Lloyd

  • Fathers and Sons
    8.6/10 942 votes

    #25 - Fathers and Sons

    Season 10 Episode 22 - Aired 2003-05-06

    Leland Barton, Hester's former research assistant, comes for a visit after a long absence from Seattle. Roz becomes alarmed when Leland confesses his deep affection for Hester.

    Director: Kelsey Grammer

    Writer: Jon Sherman