"The Friend" has one of the best storylines in the history of forever. I know that's a bold statement but if you know anything about Frasier, you will love this episode. To start with, the clever plot of Frasier trying to find a friend is briliant. While Frasier goes off with his new "friend" Niles tries to find a friend to show Frasier that he can also get friends. Now about the friends: Frasier's friend
Occupation: Photographer at Value Mart
How he knows Frasier: Frasier opened up on the radio to find a friend.
Profile: Photographer who wears interesting hats, loves barbecue and using air quotes.
Occupation: Pool cleaner
How he knows Niles: Came to clean his pool and they started talking.
Profile: A poor pool cleaner who lives in his van.