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February 26, 2021 12:43 pm  #1


Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs...Frasier Is Back in The Building

 Frasier is the latest program that will be making a comeback in the future.  But this time on CBS Paramount+.
Bill Brioux has the details on this and a few other reboots...
https://brioux.tv/blog/2021/02/26/why-frasier-will-soon-be-back-in-the-building-and-other-reboot-reasons/ 

 

February 26, 2021 1:20 pm  #2


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Will a Canadian source (City TV?) air the new Frasier?
(Sort of like how City TV already aired episodes of Twilight Zone?)
Or are Canadians going to be stuck having to pay for Paramount+ ?
 


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February 26, 2021 1:22 pm  #3


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Just FYI, the Twilight Zone reboot has been cancelled by CBS/Paramount. So it will not be back on City. It never did live up to the original or even some of the later reboots, IMHO.

The Twilight Zone Not Returning for Season 3 at Paramount+

 

February 26, 2021 1:33 pm  #4


Re: Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs...Frasier Is Back in The Building

Radiowiz wrote:

Will a Canadian source (City TV?) air the new Frasier?
(Sort of like how City TV already aired episodes of Twilight Zone?)
Or are Canadians going to be stuck having to pay for Paramount+ ?
 

No launch date for the show has been set.  Still no word even if Daphne and Niles (Jane Leeves and David Hyde Pearce) will be returning.  So the series is still probably a year away.

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July 4, 2022 8:15 am  #5


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paterson1 wrote:

Radiowiz wrote:

Will a Canadian source (City TV?) air the new Frasier?
(Sort of like how City TV already aired episodes of Twilight Zone?)
Or are Canadians going to be stuck having to pay for Paramount+ ?
 

No launch date for the show has been set.  Still no word even if Daphne and Niles (Jane Leeves and David Hyde Pearce) will be returning.  So the series is still probably a year away.

Will this reboot ever appear? Kelsey Grammer says he's now read a script - and he insists it was very good. 

Kelsey Grammer Teases When ‘Frasier’ Revival Will Begin Shooting 

 

July 9, 2022 10:04 am  #6


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I know it’s just fan art but this would be a pretty good change up on things

https://youtu.be/GOoqnhn_6I0

 

July 9, 2022 10:45 am  #7


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Haaaaa!  That's really cool!  I really love the echoey overdub up segments from the end theme to give the trailer the eerie feeling.

 

Last edited by Jody Thornton (July 9, 2022 10:46 am)


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October 4, 2022 5:50 pm  #8


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After more than a year of hearing about this, it's finally actually official - Frasier is returning. But it won't be like the show you remember. 

Frasier will take place in a different city and will be "surrounded by new characters, with original Frasier cast members not expected to be series regulars but could make guest appearances."

It will be on Paramount+ so if you want to see it, you'll probably need a subscription. That service is available in Canada, so it's doubtful they'd sell it to a Crave or a Showcase here. 


‘Frasier’ Sequel Starring Kelsey Grammer Picked Up To Series At Paramount+ 

 

October 5, 2022 8:29 am  #9


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Frasier was the least interesting character on the show. I don't see this working with a new cast.

 

October 5, 2022 11:17 am  #10


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As with most large cast sitcoms [Cheers, WKRP, Mary Tyler Moore, Barney Miller, Bob Newhart, Green Acres to name a few]  there is no one character that is hilarious on their own. The interaction between them creates the humour plus all of these series had great script writers.

 

October 6, 2022 10:12 am  #11


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mace wrote:

As with most large cast sitcoms [Cheers, WKRP, Mary Tyler Moore, Barney Miller, Bob Newhart, Green Acres to name a few]  there is no one character that is hilarious on their own. The interaction between them creates the humour plus all of these series had great script writers.

This is very true.  Mary Tyler Moore wasn't the funny one in her show, nor was Jerry Seinfeld.  It was the quirky supporting cast members interacting that made these shows and the others listed click.  Frasier Crane is a well known character and nobody plays the snob better than Kelsey Grammar.  The Frasier role is more eccentric and unusual than many main characters, but still believable.  It will be a good supporting cast and the interactions that will determine if the new Frasier becomes popular.  Main personalities like Frasier or Newhart are the ones that tie the "cast of characters" together.   

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October 6, 2022 12:57 pm  #12


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It will come down to the writing, especially with a new cast. Is the new series being written by the people who wrote the original show? If not, I think the combination of new cast and different writers  makes it unlikely this will work.

 

November 23, 2022 8:54 pm  #13


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Slowly but surely, we're learning more about this reboot. And it now appears Frasier's brother Niles (David Hyde Pierce) will not be a part of it. 

Kelsey Grammer Reveals Why David Hyde Pierce Said No to Returning as Niles

There is a lot of peril in recreating this series, as far as tarnishing its reputation is concerned. It was one of the modern era's most successful sitcoms, winning multiple Emmys and staying on NBC's Thursday night line-up for years. The people behind the Murphy Brown reboot a few seasons ago on CBS found that out the hard way.

Trying to recapture that glory will be a very difficult task, especially if the only thing in common with the old show is the lead actor. I'll be curious to hear what the critics think if this thing - seemingly forever in development - ever actually starts streaming.

 

November 24, 2022 10:14 am  #14


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Probably for the best that the old cast isn't included in the new show.  If the new Frasier has strong new characters and good writing, it has a chance.  But Paramount+ has only committed to 10 shows, so the cast and show do not have a lot of time to prove themselves or find an audience. 

The old Frasier didn't reference Cheers that much during it's long run, and this version should do the same and not dwell on the previous program.  However this doesn't mean that Niles, Roz or Daphne couldn't make a guest appearance at some point. 

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