Seat of Power

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • Frasier: You know the expression, "Living well is the best revenge?" Niles: Wonderful expression. I just don't know how true it is, you don't see it turning up in a lot of opera plots. "Ludwig, maddened by the poisoning of his entire family, wreaked vengeance on Gunther in the third act by living well."

  • Niles: I was severely scarred by those experiences!
    Danny: Hey, wait a minute. I can't defend everything I did back in junior high. I mean who can? But let's face it: when you show up at school wearing a tweed blazer with elbow patches, and carrying a valise. I mean...I think the guilt here is 50/50.

  • Martin: (to Frasier and Niles) Do you two realize what a couple of delicate doilies you are?

  • Frasier: (taking the phone from Niles) Maris, Maris, Niles is busy right now. Never mind what I'm wearing!

Notes (2)

  • At the 1994 Golden Globes, Frasier tied with Mad About You for Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical. In addition, Kelsey Grammer was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy; and David Hyde Pierce and Jane Leeves were nominated for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor and Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

  • At the 1994 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.