The Focus Group is the 23rd episode of Season 3 on NBC series Frasier.


TONY SHALHOUB GUEST-STARS – Frasier and Roz secretly observe a focus group evaluating their program – and overall the group gives extremely effusive praise for both of them, except for one negative critic. Manu, a newsstand owner, has Frasier obsess over why Manu doesn't like him. Meanwhile, Daphne's foul mood – caused by her boyfriend being away on their anniversary – becomes a turn-on for Niles when the two of them verbally spar.


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

Special Guest Stars

Dan Butler as Bob Briscoe
Tony Shalhoub as Manu

Guest starring

Marita Geraghty as Amanda
Henry Woronicz as Leader