Good Girls, Bad Boys - A psychological study written by
Lilith Sternin Crane (Bebe Neuwirth), a tightly-wound
psychiatrist on the sitcom CHEERS/NBC/1982-93.
Originally entitled "A Cross-Sectional Study of
Control Group Females with a Tendency Towards Self Destruction
Vis-A-Vis Damaging Relationships with Members of the Opposite
Sex," Lilith's editor changed the title to a more marketable
"Good Girls/Bad Boys."
Lilith appeared on Boston's Channel 13 program
"Tea Time With Brenda" to promote her book. Sitting in the
audience was her "good boy" husband Frasier Crane (Kelsey
Grammer) and their "bad boy" friend Sam Malone (Ted Danson).
During the discussion Lilith got sexually
aroused in describing a typical "bad boy" and threw herself at
Sam, almost depantsing him with her teeth before they cut to
After being humiliated on television, Frasier
feeling inferior because he was a "good boy," was found sitting
at Cheers tavern compiling some notes for a book of his own:
"Nice Psychiatrists Who Marry Castrating, Schrew, Battle-Ax
To prove he too could be "dangerous," Frasier
ran around the bar shouting "Look at me, I'm running with
scissors." He later picked up a biker chick to help rid himself
of his "good boy" persona.
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