Frasier Crane

    Character » Frasier Crane appears in 26 issues.

    The television character from the shows Cheers and Frasier. He was a psychiatrist and radio show host giving people advice

    Short summary describing this character.

    Frasier Crane last edited by rovedo5540 on 10/25/23 02:13PM View full history


    Frasier Crane is a fictional character who originated in the television series "Cheers." He first appeared in the third season of "Cheers" as a recurring character. His most popular origin story is set in the Cheers bar in Boston, where he initially works as a psychiatrist and eventually becomes a regular customer. His character is known for his sophisticated and intellectual demeanor, which contrasts with the blue-collar atmosphere of the bar. The character's popularity led to a spin-off series, "Frasier," which further explores his life and career.


    Frasier Crane was created by the team of Glen Charles, Les Charles, and James Burrows, who developed the character for the television series "Cheers." Actor Kelsey Grammer portrayed Frasier, and his portrayal contributed significantly to the character's enduring popularity.

    Character Evolution

    Frasier Crane has undergone notable character development over the course of his appearances in both "Cheers" and the spin-off series "Frasier." He begins as a somewhat reserved and uptight character in "Cheers," but as the central figure in his own series, he evolves into a more complex character with a wider range of experiences and relationships. His character growth involves both personal and professional developments.

    Major Story Arcs

    In "Cheers," Frasier's major story arcs revolve around his interactions with the bar's regulars, particularly his complex relationship with barmaid Diane Chambers and his close friendship with barfly Norm Peterson. In "Frasier," the major story arcs center on his move to Seattle, his radio show, his family dynamics, and his romantic relationships. The series also explores Frasier's professional life as a radio psychiatrist.

    Powers and Abilities

    Frasier Crane does not possess any superhuman powers or abilities. His character is defined by his intellectual acumen, quick wit, and background as a psychiatrist. He has a talent for offering advice and analyzing human behavior, which he puts to use in his radio show in "Frasier."

    Alternate Versions

    Frasier Crane is primarily known in the context of the television series "Cheers" and its spin-off, "Frasier." While the character has appeared in other media related to these series, there are no significant alternate versions of the character.

    Other Media

    Frasier Crane's character has made appearances in other television series, including crossovers with "Wings" and "The John Larroquette Show." The enduring popularity of the character has also led to references and homages in various forms of media, including literature, theater, and pop culture.


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