The world around Frasier seems to be losing its manners. People are using his parking space, queue-jumping in shops, talking during films at the cinema, smoking in elevators; shop assistants are ignoring him or being rude; even his own neighbors make unnecessary noise. He feels that he stands alone in upholding common courtesy, and eventually loses his patience in a crowded Café Nervosa, forcibly ejecting a man who claimed a table just before him. He is not proud of his behavior afterwards, but Martin is, having read the story in the People of Seattle column. Suddenly, everyone around is hailing Frasier as a hero, and Niles is jealous. However, his actions must have repercussions: firstly, a wave of phone calls to KACL report how people have started emulating him; secondly, the man he targeted threatens to sue. Luckily, Niles helps out with the latter by provoking the man to ensure a counter-suit, which works.
Frasier is inundated with rudeness by people. Stepping in front of him at video store, taking a table he was waiting for, playing loud music in the apartment above his. He assaults a man and soon becomes the darling of Seattle. He comes to realize that his behavior is not the answer, but he has an adoring audience. The final scene, with Niles at the center is great. Also, Daphne in the elevator as the show closes. Very nice.
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