Is Kelsey Grammer resurrecting Frasier Crane?
Contrary to a series of tweets on the actor's Twitter page that suggested a Frasier reunion and spin-off, Grammer's rep, Stan Rosenfield, tells TVGuide.com that no such project — or any project involving Dr. Frasier Crane, the famous small-screen psychiatrist — is in the works.
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"That is not true at all. Nothing's happening. Frasier
's done," Rosenfield said, adding that Grammer has a team tweeting for him. "That's what happens when you don't do your own tweets and things get misinterpreted and people who do your tweeting misinterpret something.""Maybe a Frasier
Reunion on like a new show seriously thinking about that !!!" read one tweet.
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Another said: "We're thinking of bringing something back maybe a spin off with Frasier & Niles Kids and cameo's from Frasier
.""Let's call it the very liberal use of the word 'thinking,'" Rosenfield said. "I'm also 'thinking' of inheriting a billion dollars tomorrow at noon. Neither is going to happen."
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Grammer, 55, shot to fame as the pompous doc when he joined Cheers
in 1984. When Cheers
ended in 1993, the character was spun off into the widely successful Frasier
, which ran for 11 seasons and netted Grammer four Emmy awards. His 20-year portrayal of Frasier Crane equals the mark set by James Arness
, who played Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke
from 1955-75.Grammer has since starred in two short-lived sitcoms: Fox's Back to You
, which lasted one season, and ABC's Hank
, which was canceled in November after five episodes.