Frasier (1993)

83 mistakes in season 5

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The Kid (2) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Frasier and Roz are talking at her apartment, the mug that had been sitting on a tray moves off the tray and is sitting right on the table.

The 1000th Show - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the show, Frasier brings Roz a muffin in a bag which she places to the left of her phone (her left). During the scene, the bag shifts from being near the console to being back to left of the phone. At one point Frasier and Roz leave the booth, then come back in, and it has moved in the meantime.

The 1000th Show - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: Near the start of the show Marty brings two green mugs over to Daphne at Cafe Nervosa, gives her one and keeps one for himself. We see his hand on the mug but in the next shot the same hand is on his knee.

The Gift Horse - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: Frasier is reading the newspaper while Eddie stares at him. He picks up his coffee and we can see he's reading the back page of the newspaper, but from the angle over his shoulder he is reading the front page. It goes back to him reading the back page as he says "you will not distract me" to Eddie.

Halloween (1) - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Daphne is standing in the center of the room during the party, at the buffet, talking to Frasier. In one shot her hands are moving toward the serving dishes but in the next, she is rubbing her hands together.

My Fair Frasier - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: Frasier is at the store trying to return the purse he bought for Roz - the saleswoman puts the purse into its box but the lid remains on the counter. In the next shot Samantha speaks to Frasier and we see the lid is suddenly on the box.

Bad Dog - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: Bulldog is in the booth getting ready to start his show. In one shot he blows his horn and then puts it to the right on the console. In the next shot it is in his left hand, and then, presto, next shot it's back on the right console.

The 1000th Show - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: Near the start of the show, Roz is reading the note Bulldog has left with the teddy bear. She is holding the note in both hands with the bear between her arm and chest. As she says "love, Bulldog", the shot shows one hand hugging the bear against her, with no time for this to have happened naturally.

The Kid (2) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: Early on in the show Roz and Frasier are in her booth talking, and she is holding a file folder. The next shot from another angle shows her holding a clipboard and then the shot switches back and she is holding the folder again.

The Perfect Guy - S5-E17

Other mistake: Frasier seems jealous in this episode that Dr Webber went to Oxford, he even says, "Oh well, even better," in comparison to his own Harvard. However, in several other episodes we are told that Frasier got degrees from both Harvard and Oxford so why the jealously? Similarly in other episodes, he never mentions Oxford, only Harvard as where he went to University.

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The Kid (2) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When Rick leaves Roz's apartment, he has the sonogram photo in his left hand when he hugs her goodbye. When her lets her go and opens the door, the sonogram is in his right hand, even though he never switched it.

Party, Party - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: After Roz has had the baby and has fallen asleep, the nurse comes in and watches Frasier kiss her on the forehead. Most of the time she is standing at the door with her hands behind her back, but in one shot her hands are in front of her and she is holding something white. When she flounces out after Frasier hits on her, she has nothing in her hands.

The Maris Counselor - S5-E13

Audio problem: At the end of the show, Niles picks up the bottle of booze from his father's chairside table, and we hear a thud - as though he had put it down, rather than picked it up. The same sound is repeated a short time later, when he does put the bottle down.

Perspectives on Christmas - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: Daphne gives Marty a brightly coloured sweater for Christmas and after he opens it, he puts it back in the box - the yellow sleeve is hanging out. After he says "all that makeup on my face", the sweater has changed position and there is a red portion hanging out of the box. No one touched it in the meantime.

The Ski Lodge - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: Frasier is holding a bottle of bubbly during the scene when he, Niles, Daphne, Annie and Guy are in Niles's bedroom. As he walks to the door, he is holding it towards the bottom but when the shot changes he is suddenly holding it around the neck.

The Zoo Story - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: At the start of the show, Frasier is standing at the counter of Cafe Nervosa counting out bills. The next shot shows him reaching into his back pocket, without enough time for this to happen naturally.

The Kid (2) - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When Niles and Daphne are talking at Frasier's door, Daphne says "Now poor Roz really is in that predicament" and her arms are in front of her with her hands clasped. Niles says, "Do I smell chicken?" and immediately her arms are crossed, without enough time for her to change position.

Frasier: And though washing one's hands twenty to thirty times a day would be considered obsessive/compulsive, please bear in mind that your husband is a coroner. Thank you for your call, Jeanine. Roz, whom do we have next?

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Question: There's probably an obvious answer to this but is there any actual in-show significance to the 'Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs' song heard at the end of every episode? I ask mainly because I remembered there was one show in particular where Frasier unintentionally scars Lilith emotionally and pretty much cements the end of their relationship over a misunderstanding about scrambled eggs. Were there any similar conflicts over a tossed salad?

Answer: In the last episode, they explained that Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs is a metaphor for the mixed-up people to whom Frasier dispenses his radio psychiatric advice.

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