telescope footsy? What was her name?
Frasier: Irene. No, they’ve broken it off.
Niles: Already? I thought it was going so well.
Frasier: Well it was, but then they spoke once and Dad said that she
wasn’t his type. So, it’s over – done!
He’s completely cut her out of his life. I just don’t
understand what would make him do that.
Niles: Oh, who knows why anybody does anything?
Frasier: Remind me again what you do for a living? You see the thing
is, it was just one phone call. How can anyone make a sound
judgment about another person on the basis of one phone
Niles: Remind me again what it is YOU do for a living?
twist-and-pull. Twist-and-pull. Give it a try.
Frasier does, pulling hard. Something snaps.
Randy: OK, uh, that’s called stripping it.
Niles: Good job, Frasier! Here, let me strip one.
Randy: No, no, stripping it means breaking it. Uh, watch me.
He takes the wrench and easily pops out a spark plug.
Frasier: So you… twist, and then pull. You see, I was twisting and
pulling simultaneously, as per your instructions: "twist-and–
Niles: In the future, the phrase "twist, then pull" might help.
Lilith: Of course you do. You just like a challenge. You’ve never
been one to take the easy road.
Frasier: Well, it seems I’ve skidded right off the road this time and
into a ditch. A deep one.
Lilith: Well, you could try to throw it into reverse and spin your
wheels for a while. Or you could get out into the ditch and
get a little dirty.
Frasier: I see. Lana’s the ditch, right?
Lilith: It’s your metaphor.
Frasier: Yes, well I guess I’ve got some thinking to do. Thanks for
Lilith: Any time. I love you Frasier.
Frasier: I love you too.
Roz: "Are those walnuts in the stuffing?"
Frasier: "Oh god, I forgot to put the rolls in the oven." I guess
what I’m trying to say, Bob, is that we’re all in the same
gravy boat. But you see, the important thing is that we
spend time with our loved ones. Just think how you’d feel
if you woke up tomorrow morning six thousand miles away from
I got a plane to catch.
dreams. Whether we succeed or fail, what
really matters is that we tried.
with not being respected. I hope you’re not making that
mistake, because you command a great deal of respect.
There’s not a day in my life when I don’t hold myself up to
the Martin Crane yardstick. I guess a son always wants to
make his father proud.