"Frasier" Reboot Being Explored by Kelsey Grammer & CBS TV Studios

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by MikaelaArsenault, Jul 25, 2018.

  1. Didn't Frasier air on the same network as Friends? :p
  2. Gill-man

    Gill-man Forum Resident

    Not really. One could have cared less about any of those topics and still enjoyed the show.
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  3. Deesky

    Deesky Forum Resident

    Sort of. I certainly appreciated the eclectic, loftier themes and humor of the show, but there was just as much to enjoy in the 'lowbrow' aspects depicting elements of slapstick, vaudeville and farce. The show was truly multidimensional, which no doubt is why it is so widely beloved.
  4. HiredGoon

    HiredGoon Forum Resident

    I'd watch a series centred around Lilith and Roz moving in together a la The Odd Couple :p

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  5. The Hud

    The Hud Just add water

    Remember faithful viewers, if you could care less about something, then you actually do care.
  6. Deesky

    Deesky Forum Resident

    I could care less about Frasier, but I don't, which is why I just started binge watching the entire series. :)
  7. JimW

    JimW Forum Resident

    Charlottesville VA
    Are you saying you couldn't care more? :D
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  8. bostonscoots

    bostonscoots Forum Resident

    Boston, MA
    I'm a fan - but rather than reboot or revive a TV show, why not just do a two-hour movie? I wouldn't mind catching up with Frasier and Niles, and given the show's willingness to explore darker themes, why not make Martin's death the reason for everyone coming together? It honors John Mahoney's memory while also being a logical way to bring everyone - even the colorful surrounding characters like Bulldog, Noel, and yes, Lilith - into the story.

    And Frasier and Roz should totally hook up. It's about time.
  9. Strat-Mangler

    Strat-Mangler Personal Survival Daily Record-Breaker

    2h movie? That would be very very long. Plus, the format wouldn't be good. I can't imagine most people would be OK with sitting through 2h (or 4 episodes) of a sitcom in a row. Maybe a 2-parter would be a better idea.

    I like the idea of the death of Martin bringing everybody back but the idea of Frasier and Roz getting together is not good. At all. This was explained time and time again throughout the series. They're very different people who wouldn't work as a couple.
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  11. HiredGoon

    HiredGoon Forum Resident

    They did. There was a documentary about Sting in the South American rainforest playing at the time, which was more interesting.

  12. JohnO

    JohnO Forum Resident

    Washington, DC
    And any time either gets sick, or for some other plot point, they could go to Dr. John Becker's office and/or vice versa.
    They already know each other - this is an original spot shot for syndication (after both series were done?)
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  13. Not sure about that as far as Becker. The set behind Danson looks pretty accurate, but that's clearly not the Frasier set.
  14. SoundAdvice

    SoundAdvice Forum Resident

    Why not have Frasier move back to Boston?
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  15. Riverwest

    Riverwest Forum Resident

    North Carolina

    Did you miss her when she was in Hot in Cleveland for 5 years?
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  16. Riverwest

    Riverwest Forum Resident

    North Carolina
    Its not 'bad management' that has CBS in dire straights -
    it's the irrelevancy of Network Television. My daughter is
    14 - she hasn't watched a single 'regular' TV show in 3
    years. She does watch quite a bit of YouTube. All the Networks
    appear blind to this - or at best intent on riding a dead horse into
    the ground.
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  17. dkmonroe

    dkmonroe A completely self-taught idiot

    It ended three years ago.
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  18. jamesc

    jamesc Formerly Known as Undertow

    Dallas, TX
    Didn't they reboot Boss and call it House of Cards? :p

    Seriously though, it would be nice to see KG in a well written new series, whether Frasier related or not.
  19. HiredGoon

    HiredGoon Forum Resident

    What about a live action Sideshow Bob series? Possible title: "That Was A Well-Plotted Piece Of Non-Claptrap That Never Once Made Me Want To Retch".


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  20. Strat-Mangler

    Strat-Mangler Personal Survival Daily Record-Breaker

    Oh wow, was that ever bad!
  21. David Campbell

    David Campbell Forum Resident

    Luray, Virginia
    Yep. Anytime i see anyone in any discussion say " I don't care about -____________ anymore!" it's painfully obvious they actually do. Otherwise they a) they wouldn't be reading the thread about this thing they claim ambivalence about and b) they wouldn't go through the trouble to tell the rest of us how little they care. They would simply not be here if they truly no longer cared.
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  22. MikaelaArsenault

    MikaelaArsenault Forum Resident Thread Starter

    New Hampshire
  23. brettster808

    brettster808 Forum Resident

    I'm still waiting for After-AfterMASH.
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  24. Peace N. Love

    Peace N. Love Forum Resident

    KG still trying to develop this idea, most recently during a Frasier cast discussion panel at a USC event. He apparently made reference to Niles and Daphne being involved. To which I have to say that, in order for this reboot to work, they have to find a way to break Niles and Daphne up. Can't bring them back as a couple.
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  25. dkmonroe

    dkmonroe A completely self-taught idiot

    Why not?

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