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The Ring Cycle is the first episode of Season 10 of Frasier.


NILES & DAPHNE BECOME HUSBAND AND WIFE IN THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "FRASIER" -- Fed-up with her family's prenuptial complaints, Daphne (Jane Leeves) prompts her dashing fiancí Niles (David Hyde Pierce) into a spur of the moment ceremony in the city of romance, Reno -- but the newlyweds are forced to conceal their joyous news when they learn that Frasier (Kelsey Grammer), Martin (John Mahoney) and Daphne's mother (guest star Millicent Martin) will be heartbroken if they don't witness the couple's wedding ceremony.


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

Special Guest Stars

Millicent Martin as Gertrude Moon
Saul Rubinek as Donny Douglas[1]

Guest starring

Sam Johnson as Reno Officiant
Ron Canada as Judge Anderson
Ashley Thomas as Alice Doyle


Twink Caplan as Bridget
Hira Ambrosino as Judge Stern


  • This marks the third marriage for Niles, having previously been married to Maris and Mel . This is Daphne's first marriage after three failed engagements.
  • The restaurant to which Frasier offers to take the family is called "Coeur de Singe", which means "Monkey's Heart" in French.
  • The opening graphic of this episode shows the Frasier logo in a metallic finish rather than the usual gradient colors

Notes and references

  1. Final appearance of Donny Douglas