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It’s Time for Telltale to Make a Frasier Video Game

December 1, 2017Written by Tyler Treese

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Telltale Games are best known for their video game adaptations of popular series like The Walking Dead and Batman. That being said, there’s one hit sitcom that could take gaming to the next level: Frasier. Who doesn’t love the story of Frasier Crane? The divorced psychiatrist turned radio host won the hearts of many over the years (he first appeared on Cheers), and his family is just as eccentric.

Just look at the image below (made by @NormsResepcter), and tell me you wouldn’t want to play Frasier: The Telltale Series!

https://twitter.com/NormsRespecter/status/934835171001536513

I know that I certainly would. After all, Frasier has universal appeal since he not only is beloved by TV audiences of the 80s and 90s, but also millennials. As @VK_HM brilliantly pointed on on Twitter, he’s “so popular with millennials [because] he basically hosts a podcast and is always alone.” I can’t relate to being a superhero that saves the lives of many innocent people, but I certainly can see myself sad and lonely!

Not only is it a nostalgia hit, it also would feel distinctly different from any of Telltale Games’ other offerings. Even with the more lighthearted Guardians of the Galaxy, there was plenty of drama. With Frasier, they could focus more on delivering zingers than killing off characters (although maybe it is time for Niles to meet his maker).

Anyhow, here are some other series that’d be a great fit for a Telltale-style episodic game:

What would you like to see in a Frasier video game? Should Niles Crane actually be the playable character? Should an entire episode just focus on Eddie, the show’s adorable Jack Russell terrier? Let us know what you think in the comments below.