Are You Being Served?

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (6)

  • (Leo the Happy Chef is leaving the station) Bulldog: I love that guy, man. He'd give me all his leftovers. Roz: I warned Leo, you keep feeding him, he'll keep coming back.

  • Frasier: Since when did we become a society of huggers? We hug for everything nowadays. "Hello" - hug; "Congratulations" - hug; "Nice haircut" - hug. It's absurd. I mean, if we want to express real emotion for someone - I mean, where is there left to go? Bulldog: I've had good luck with the storage closet.

  • Niles: My reasoning?! My reasoning was based on my mother's obsession with vermin!

  • Daphne: When will you just admit that this junk belongs in a dustbin? Martin: You know, I was on a case once where the wife constantly nagged the husband like this. "You never put anything in the garbage. Why don't you ever put anything in the garbage?" Daphne: Well, he should have listened to her. Martin: Oh, he did. And that's where we found her!

  • Roz: I actually heard that if you have regular physical contact, it can extend your life. Frasier: Well in that case, you should outlive Styrofoam.

  • Daphne: Dr. Crane, are you alright? Niles: I'm fine...just a little hot...and foamy. Martin: You know what must've happened? My Hot'n'Foamy must've exploded! Daphne: (with an incredulous look on her face) He was a detective, ya know...

Trivia (2)

  • Frasier's dislike of hugging is not without precedent. He makes the statement he 'hates hugging' in the Cheers episode, "Honor Thy Mother".

  • The Happy Chef's name is Leo in this episode. In "The Adventures of Bad Boy and Dirty Girl (2)", it was Floyd.

Allusions (1)

  • Episode Title: Are You Being Served? This episode title is named after the classic British sitcom Are You Being Served? which ran in the 1970s and '80s.