The History Of TV's Most Beloved Pedantic Character, Frasier Crane

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The History Of TV's Most Beloved Pedantic Character, Frasier Crane

Few actors outside of The Simpsons can say they played a single character for over two decades. But Kelsey Grammer has the distinction of playing Dr. Frasier Crane for over 20 years — 30, if you count the upcoming Frasier revival. But how did this pedantic, pretentious psychiatrist also become one of TV's most beloved characters?

That's what we try to find out in our latest episode of TV. Watch. Repeat., during which my co-host Allison Piwowarski and I investigate the history of Frasier, starting from his roots on Cheers. Along the way, we discover Grammer's extraordinarily tragic past, his interesting eating style, and a story involving the original Eddie that will tear your heart out. (Hug your pet a little tighter today, y'all.)

So grab your espressos and enjoy the story of Frasier on our latest episode of TV. Watch. Repeat. on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. And be sure to check out our daily pop culture podcast, Pop Chaser, for all your entertainment headline needs!

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