Season 6 Episode 11

Good Samaritan

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Jan 07, 1999 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Most radio talk shows use a five or eight second delay in their shows, however Frasier's conversation with Stephen, who hears voices in his radio, takes place in real time.

    • If anyone doubts that Frasier was filmed in front of a live audience, check the VU meters on Roz's console while she is flossing her teeth. Frasier's voice causes the meters to jump to about two-thirds maximum when he says the line "Don't bother, Roz, I'll get it," and then the audience laughter which follows registers at about one-third.

    • Frederick turns 11 in this episode, set in January 1999. But on "Cheers" he was born in November 1989, so he should only be 9 years and a few months old!

  • Quotes

    • Niles: These balloons come in an unsealed package, covered in some mysterious dust, straight from some southeast Asian sweatshop. Doesn't that worry you?
      Martin: Oh, you bet it does. I remember back in Korea, we'd crouch in our foxholes, scared to death those bastards were gonna drop balloons on us.

    • (Niles picks up his brother from jail)
      Niles: You certainly took your sweet time. I've been waiting here two hours.
      Frasier: Well, I'm sorry, Niles. I guess what with the pillow fight in the holding tank and the pre-mug shot makeover, time just got away from me.

    • Frasier: For the next couple of days, you're going to hear some rather nasty stories and some snide jokes about your old man ...
      Freddie: Mom's coming?

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The title for the fourth scene "Mr Good Deeds Goes to Town" is a pun on Mr Deeds Goes to Town, the 1936 Frank Capra movie.

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