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FrasierI know you're upset now, but let's remember why you left Maris in the first place, you were tired of grovelling
NilesYes but I'm rested now

Are You Being Served? is the 22nd episode of Season 4 of Frasier.


LOOK WHO'S ASKING – Niles finally puts his foot down and demands that Maris resolve their marital separation either by seeking couples counselling or getting a divorce. Also, Frasier reflects on his discomfort with personal contact. Meanwhile, Martin stops Daphne from discarding a box of random old gadgets.


Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane
Jane Leeves as Daphne Moon
David Hyde Pierce as Niles Crane
Peri Gilpin as Roz Doyle
Dan Butler as Bulldog
and John Mahoney as Martin Crane

Guest starring

Alan Wilder as Leo Pasquale


Michael McFall as Messenger
Luck Hari as Waitress
Gerry Gibson as Tom


  • Frasier and Niles discover in their mother's research notes that she named the boys after two of her lab rats.
  • Niles and Maris have been married since 1985
  • Maris agrees to end the separation and try couple's counselling
  • Maris and Niles had two doberman watch dogs called Gerhardt and Gestalt
  • Frasier mentions a restaurant called Chez Shea
  • The Happy Chef, Leo Pasquale, is leaving KACL. Previously The Happy Chef was named Floyd, although this could be a predecessor
  • This episode aired exactly seven years prior to the series finale. The other episodes to hold this distinction were Visions Of Daphne, which aired two years later on the same date, and season ten's Analyzed Kiss, which aired four years later on the same date.