Parents' Guide to

Frasier

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Intelligent, mature farce is a classic.

TV NBC , Syndicated Comedy 1993
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 15+

Love Frasier - Please bring more episodes!!

Absolutely love this show!!! makes me smile and laugh every time. please bring more episodes and Kelsey Grammer we love you down under!!!
age 13+

Brilliant Sitcom

'Frasier' follows the life of radio psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, his father Martin Crane, Martin's live-in physiotherapist and health-care worker Daphne Moon, Frasier's younger brother Dr. Niles Crane and Frasier's producer Roz Doyle as they navigate through different situations, relationships and more in this classic 90s sitcom. What You Need To Know - This show contains very clever humour which may only appeal to maturer audiences but there is a lot of physical comedy involved too. - The subject of romantic and sexual relationships is strong in some episodes. Frasier is frequently seen on dates and sometimes these pairings escalate to lots of snuggling and kissing. - There are some episodes which reference prostitution and stripping - The language is not too strong - a**, b***h, c**p. Some of the language is stronger but very infrequent - sl*t, w***e, b*****d - Characters infrequently smoke cigarettes and cigars - Frasier and Niles have sherry or another alcoholic drink in practically every episode - There is no strong violence - There are numerous emotional scenes Many episodes do display positive messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (20 ):

While Frasier's farcical comedy often borders on the absurd, it's an intelligent, grown-up sitcom that -- believe it or not -- is heavily influenced by Shakespeare's comedies and other literary classics. What also makes this series engaging is that it's very much about family.

They may be a source of continual headaches and endless drama to each other, but the Cranes are also one another's support and strength through the worst of their catastrophes, which include botching restaurant openings, on-air mishaps at the radio station, and, during more heartfelt moments, romance woes and broken hearts. In short, this ensemble series reminds viewers that a little disorder in our lives can bring a lot of laughs and a lot of love.

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