Frasier

Our Father Whose Art Ain't Heaven

Season 4, Ep 8, Aired 12/10/96
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  • Episode Description
  • Martin misinterprets Frasier's polite compliment of a painting as genuine sincerity, prompting him to buy it for his son and leading to more misunderstanding.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Kelsey Grammer

    Dr. Frasier Crane

  • Jane Leeves

    Daphne Moon Crane

  • David Hyde Pierce

    Dr. Niles Crane

  • Peri Gilpin

    Roz Doyle

  • John Mahoney

    Martin Crane

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Martin buys a painting for Frasier.

    By Bountyhunterc28, May 01, 2007

  • Great!

    By OeTvGreat, Jul 12, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Niles: Do you know that party I'm throwing for my country club friends? Frasier: Oh yes, the one I wasn't invited to but my Waterford punchbowl was.

    Notes (3)

    • Kelsey Grammer Introduces... During the week of October 5 - 9, 1998, Paramount's Comedy Channel aired the five episodes picked by the Frasier cast as their personal favorites, with a one-minute introduction to each episode by that cast member. [4.08] "Our Father Whose Art Ain't Heaven" was the one picked by Kelsey Grammer.

    • At the 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards, the cast was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy, and both Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce were nominated for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series.

    • At the 1996 Golden Globes, the show was nominated for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy, Kelsey Grammer for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy and David Hyde Pierce for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

    Trivia (2)

    • When Frasier, Niles and Martin are rushing out to avoid Daphne's cooking, on the left top screen you can see a boom mic visible.

    • Frasier mentions the smoking jacket he gave Martin for Christmas in episode "Frasier Grinch".

    Allusions (1)

    • Episode Title: "Our Father Whose Art Ain't Heaven" is an obvious riff on the first line of the Lord's Prayer, which says "Our Father, who art in Heaven".

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