antiTainment NEWS: Frasier’s Big Send Off
The radio psychiatrist was also signing off in the show, as Frasier said goodbye to his Seattle radio show listeners with a bit of poetry. The big send off episode also saw the marriage of Frasier’s father Martin (John Mahoney), and the birth of his nephew to younger brother Niles (David Hyde Pierce) and Daphne (Jane Leeves). During the end credits fans were treated to their last "Frasier has left the building." Indeed, he had.
Frasier started as a walk on character for the hit sitcom "Cheers". He was only supposed to appear in a few episodes; little did Kelsey Grammer know that he would ride that series to its conclusion and then helm a successful spin-off that would have an 11-year run and earn 31 Emmy Awards, including five consecutive best comedy awards.
Despite drawing in over 25 million viewers and beating out "“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," the "Frasier" send off only attracted half the viewers than last week’s much hyped series finale of “Friends”.
Grammer was interested in another spin-off
but NBC declined? What’s next for him? We shall have to wait and
see, but has expressed interest in running for elective office once his
acting career wound down. So will we see Senator Kelsey to compliment Governor