The show revolves around things that annoy Dr. John Becker, a local New York doctor. His nurse Margaret is one of the few people who can tolerate Becker. Although a comedy, series tackled few serious issues like race, homosexuality, AIDS, Cerebral AVM, the 911 Terrorists attacks and political correctness.
Last Episode06x13 D.N.R. Aired: Jan. 28, 2004
In the series finale, Becker realizes he's happy, but Chris fears that John is going to break up with her after he invites her to dinner at a …
Series Fun Facts
- Dr. John Becker's office phone number is 555-0199.
- There have been numerous references to Danson's former series Cheers. Cheers co-stars George Wendt, Rhea Perlman and Kelsey Grammer have all appeared on the show: Wendt playing the barman to…
[show]There have been numerous references to Danson's former series Cheers. Cheers co-stars George Wendt, Rhea Perlman and Kelsey Grammer have all appeared on the show: Wendt playing the barman to Danson's character (On "Cheers", Danson played the barman to Wendt's character) and Grammer playing an alcoholic friend of Danson's Harvard-graduate doctor (on "Cheers" and Frasier, Danson played an ex-alcoholic and Grammer played the Harvard-graduate doctor. Rhea Perlman appeared as a therapist with an optimistic view on life, with Danson as the character who's not happy with his life (on "Cheers", Danson plays the cheery character and Perlman's the one who's not happy with her life).
- Matthew Weiner wrote the pilot of Mad Men in 1999 while working on this sitcom. In 2002, Weiner sent the pilot as a writing sample to David Chase, who created The Sopranos.