The Impossible Dream

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Frasier: (speaking about his dream) It's a bit hazy, but it starts out in a seedy motel room. I'm naked. Niles: Interesting. Frasier: Yes, well, I roll over and discover on my, my forearm a, a tattoo with the word 'chesty' Niles: Interesting. Frasier: Yes, and eh, and then the shower turns off. Out from the bathroom steps... a man. (Niles looks at Frasier with a hint of intrigue on his face) Frasier: All right, go ahead, Let me have it! Niles: Are you saying that now, or is that a quote from the dream? (Frasier's expression turns to one of 'I am not amused')

  • Frasier: You wouldn't take me to see West Side Story.
    Martin: That's because it's about gangs. Gangs are scary to kids.
    Frasier: Gangs that dance?
    Martin: Epecially gangs that dance!

Notes (2)

  • This episode features the ONLY time Frasier's apartment has been seen from an exterior view.

  • Rob Greenberg was nominated for a 1997 Writers Guild of America Award for this episode.

Allusions (1)

  • The title of this episode is that of a popular song, taken from the Broadway musical and 1972 film Man of La Mancha.