Season 3 of American comedy series Frasier aired on NBC television network.


The plot of the third season explores a number of ongoing themes. It continues to highlight Frasier's tensions with his father, on wider fronts than just the home. However, in the season, Frasier's relationship with his boss, Kate Costas, is revealed as she enters and exits as a character. Niles also becomes separated from Maris during this season, which is further cause for a continuing story arc. Daphne likewise begins to have a more serious love life, meeting a charming gentleman named Joe DeCarlo.


Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane (24 episodes)
Jane Leeves as Daphne Moon (24 episodes)
David Hyde Pierce as Niles Crane (24 episodes)
Peri Gilpin as Roz Doyle (24 episodes)
and John Mahoney as Martin Crane (24 episodes)

Special Guest Stars

Dan Butler as Bulldog Briscoe (9 episodes)
Mercedes Ruehl as Kate Costas (5 episodes)
Shelley Long as Diane Chambers (1 episode)
Griffin Dunne as Bob ("The Friend")
Donald O’Connor as Harlow Safford ("Crane Vs. Crane")
Milo O’Shea as Dr. Schachter (1 episode)
Tony Shalhoub as Manu Habib ("The Focus Group")

Recurring cast

Luke Tarsitano as Frederick Crane ("Frasier Grinch")
Edward Hibbert as Gil Chesterton (4 episodes)
Patrick Kerr as Noel Shempsky (2 episodes)
Harriet Sansom Harris as Bebe Glazer (1 episode)
Irene Olga Lopez as Marta (1 episode)

Guest starring

Tony Carreiro as Joe DeCarlo (2 episodes)
Danny Breen as Clark (Stage Cliff) (1 episode)
Googy Gress as Ned (Stage Norm) (1 episode)
John Carroll Lynch as Franklin (Stage Frasier) (1 episode)
Perry Stephens as Stan (Stage Sam) (1 episode)
Cali Timmons as Mary Anne (Stage Diane) (1 episode)
Judith Corber Wexler as Darla (Stage Carla) (1 episode)
Tim Choate as Dirk (1 episode)
John Cygan as Doug Harvey (1 episode)
George DelHoyo as Father Mike Mancuso (1 episode)
Richard Hamilton as Big Willy (1 episode)
Murphy Dunne as Pete (1 episode)
Marita Geraghty as Amanda (1 episode)
Justin M. Gorence as Gary (1 episode)
Jane Kaczmarek as Maureen (1 episode)
Scott Macdonald as Henry (1 episode)
Jillie Mack as Charlotte (1 episode)
Christine McGraw as Lacey Lloyd (1 episode)
Marnie Mosiman as Donna (1 episode)
Denise Poirier as Maggie (1 episode)
Faith Prince as Brandy (voice) (1 episode)
Don Sparks as Mr. Carr (1 episode)
Hank Stratton as Andrew Lloyd (1 episode)
Nancy Stafford as Claire Barnes (1 episode)
Tegan West as Jack (1 episode)
James Winker as Mr. Giroux (1 episode)
Harris Yulin as Jerome Belasco (1 episode)


Moose as Eddie (24 episodes)


49 1 She's The Boss
50 2 Shrink Rap
51 3 Martin Does It His Way
52 4 Leapin' Lizards
53 5 Kisses Sweeter than Wine
54 6 Sleeping with the Enemy
55 7 The Adventures of Bad Boy and Dirty Girl
56 8 The Last Time I Saw Maris
57 9 Frasier Grinch
58 10 It's Hard To Say Goodbye If You Won't Leave
59 11 The Friend
60 12 Come Lie With Me
61 13 Moon Dance
62 14 The Show Where Diane Comes Back
63 15 A Word to the Wiseguy
64 16 Look Before You Leap
65 17 High Crane Drifter
66 18 Chess Pains
67 19 Crane vs. Crane
68 20 Police Story
69 21 Where There's Smoke, There's Fired
70 22 Frasier Loves Roz
71 23 The Focus Group
72 24 You Can Go Home Again