S08.E08: Frasier Crane, Heal Thyself
Younger and older actors playing the same role and Frajier is here too. And I ought to know, I'm Frajier.
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👵🏻 Lynnie Greene was not only the young Dorothy Zbornak, but was also in the original cast of Assassins.
👨⚕️ A Young Doctor's Notebook ran for eight episodes over two seasons, which is a lot for a British show.
👽 Josh Brolin is eerily similar to a young Tommy Lee Jones in Men in Black III.
🦈 The Last Shark Scorebreak. The Last Shark: it’s like Jaws, but Italian, with a windsurfing regatta! And Vic Morrow! [6/10: Mamma Mia!]
🎄 Rita Wilson has opinions about Jingle All the Way. So much so that she likes Mixed Nuts better.
💪 Sela Ward wasn’t well known yet when she played the dead wife in The Fugitive.
👩👩👦👦 The family in The Fosters that fosters children is called the Fosters.
🧠 Jean Smart’s character on Frasier went by both Lorna Lynley and Lana Gardner. They changed the name to avoid referencing a real person named Lorna Lynley.
🍖 The Green Eggs and Ham Netflix show involved spies and evil organizations, because of course it does. Season Two is mostly an adaptation of The Butter Battle Book.
🧟♀️ The Tomb of Horrors scorebreak. The Tomb of Horrors: no, Mr. Bard, I expect you to die. [7/10: Niche content, but I’m here for it.]
🎭 The other Edmond Rostand play you might have heard of is 1900’s L’Aiglon.
🌶️ There’s a lot of people on the cover of Sgt Pepper.
🪦 WC Fields actually has a very simply headstone, with no references to Philadelphia.
🦑 You can hear Ilan on his podcast Squideye and The Bitter Guy.
🐦 Kendal is on Twitter
▶️ Sarah is on The Kominsky Method on Netflix
🎞️ Sarah's profile on IMdB
📷 Sarah on Instagram