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After being cut by the Bruins, Eddie finally gets a job as a penguin, not of the Pittsburgh variety, but rather a dressed-up penguin in The World of Ice ice show. The first stop on the ... See full summary »

Director:

George Wendt

Writers:

Glen Charles (created by), Les Charles (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Danson ... Sam Malone
Kirstie Alley ... Rebecca Howe
Rhea Perlman ... Carla LeBec
John Ratzenberger ... Cliff Clavin
Woody Harrelson ... Woody Boyd
Kelsey Grammer ... Dr. Frasier Crane
George Wendt ... Norm Peterson
Jay Thomas ... Eddie LeBec
Peter Elbling ... Murray Treadwell
Robert Starr ... Passenger #1
Carol Navratil Carol Navratil ... Passenger #2
Peter Gonneau Peter Gonneau ... Passenger #3 (as Pete Gonneau)
Michelle Davison Michelle Davison ... Flight Attendant
Al Rosen Al Rosen ... Al
Peter Schreiner Peter Schreiner ... Pete
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After being cut by the Bruins, Eddie finally gets a job as a penguin, not of the Pittsburgh variety, but rather a dressed-up penguin in The World of Ice ice show. The first stop on the show's tour is Seattle. Carla is reluctant to visit Eddie on the extended Seattle stop as everyone finally finds out she is afraid to fly, or to be more precise she is afraid to crash. After the gang discuss ways to help Carla, Frasier decides that he could hold a week long pteromerhanophobia workshop ending with an actual flight on a plane. Carla agrees to participate. Frasier's workshop ends up doing the trick but not quite in the way he had anticipated. Meanwhile, Murray Treadwell, a local restaurant critic, is doing a series of reviews of bars. When Cheers was managed by Sam, Treadwell gave the bar a rotten review, so Rebecca will do anything to rectify that. Treadwell implies to Rebecca that he will give the bar a good review if she goes out with him. Will Rebecca's personal relationship, or ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1988 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The title references the Airport series of airplane disaster movies from the 1970s. There were four in the series, though the sequels weren't numbered, they were identified by the year in which they were set: Airport (1970), Airport 1975 (1974), Airport '77 (1977) and The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979). The title would jokingly set this episode as the fifth in the series. See more »

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A martini with no olive is brought to Treadwell's table. After a cutaway shot, the missing olive appears in the martini glass. See more »

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Sam Malone: Carla wants to visit Eddie on the west coast but she's afraid to fly.
Dr. Frasier Crane: What do you mean by afraid to fly, what, um, she's clausterphobic, agoraphobic or acraphobic?
Carla LeBec: Deathaphobic.
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References Airport (1970) See more »

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Another Throwaway
27 August 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Eddie has a job with an ice show. He plays a skating penguin (not the Pittsburgh kind). He ends up in Seattle and wants Carla to visit him but it turns out she is afraid of flying. Frasier offers a class in this phobia and Carla signs up. The final project for the class is to actually take a flight. This is really not so funny.


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