Frasier is not like programs filmed and filmed in New York. The award-winning television show was shot in Los Angeles, not where it is set in Seattle, Washington. There is one notable exception, however. On the occasion of the 100th episode of the comedy, Frasier shot on location in Seattle.
Cast of Frasier | Davis Factor / NBCU Photo Bank
Frasier celebrates its 1000th show in the 100th episode of ‘Frasier’
Hitting the 100 episode mark is an important achievement for a TV show. To celebrate this, the show’s writers had Dr. Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) the 1000th episode of his radio show The Dr. To mark the Frasier Crane Show with a party in Seattle’s Space Needle.
He and his brother, Dr. Niles Crane (David Hyde Pierce) encountered roadblocks on the way that could bring her late for the festivities. Check out some of the Seattle featured in Frasier Season 5, Episode 5: “The 1000th Show,” which aired Nov. 11, 1997.
“Frasier” viewers will see the Space Needle first
What’s a trip to Seattle without a visit to the Space Needle? It’s one of the city’s most famous landmarks and plays a huge role in Frasier’s 100th episode.
The Space Needle is the location of Frasier’s party and a constant presence on the show even when the cast and crew are not filming in Seattle.
David Hyde Pierce and Kelsey Grammer stand in front of the Space Needle in Frasier | Alice S. Hall / NBCU Photo Bank
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According to Curbed Seattle, it is the first location in the city in Frasier’s 100th episode.
Frasier and Niles visit Pike Place Fish Market, where disaster strikes
Another iconic destination is Seattle’s Pike Place Fish Market. Frasier contained a hilarious scene – but not for Frasier’s shoes – with the landmark’s famous fishmongers throwing fish in the series’ 100th episode.
Pike Place Market during the filming of Frasier | Alice S. Hall / NBCU Photo Bank
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A stroll in popular Seattle’s Niles spot is haunted by flying seafood. As a result, he spills his drink on Frasier’s suede shoes. Frasier cannot attend a ceremony in his honor with ruined shoes and has to get a new pair of shoes.
The actors posed with a crab at Pike Place Fish Market between scenes.
Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce at Pike Place Market film Frasier | Alice S. Hall / NBCU Photo Bank
Girl Scouts catch Niles and Frasier stealing in Regrade Park
Bad thing after bad happens to Niles and Frasier as they run through Seattle. After buying new shoes for Frasier, the brothers avoid the fans by walking down an alley. You go down the said alley and cross with a robber.
Frasier and Niles then go to a payphone near Regrade Park. With no money to call, they’re trying to steal money from a blind man who plays the saxophone for cash.
Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce film Frasier in Regrade Park | Alice S. Hall / NBCU Photo Bank
Girl scouts who happen to be in the park near some playground equipment see them in the act and call them to do so.
Check out any of these Seattle locations to revisit Frasier.
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