Nicholas Lyndhurst’s TV Comeback and Tribute to Late Son
Nicholas Lyndhurst, renowned for his role in “Only Fools And Horses,” is making a significant return to television with the reboot of the classic sitcom “Frasier.”
This comeback carries special meaning as he dedicates it to his late son, Archie, who tragically passed away in October 2020 at the age of 20.
A Touching Tribute in the First Episode
At the conclusion of the first episode of the “Frasier” reboot, a poignant message will appear on the screen:
“In loving memory of Archie Lyndhurst.” This heartfelt dedication is a testament to the enduring love and connection between a father and his son, even in the world of entertainment.
Archie’s Aspiring TV Career
Archie Lyndhurst, like his father, was pursuing a career in the television industry before his untimely passing.
He had roles in beloved TV shows such as Jack Whitehall’s “Bad Education” and the CBBC series “So Awkward,” which revolved around the lives of friends in secondary school.
His potential in the entertainment world was evident, making his loss all the more devastating for the Lyndhurst family.
Emotional Moments on the Set
Nicholas Lyndhurst’s return to television for the “Frasier” reboot was marked by emotional moments on set.
He shared how hearing Kelsey Grammer, who reprised his iconic role as Frasier Crane, play the piano evoked strong emotions.
Kelsey’s talent and charm left a lasting impression, and Nicholas was moved to tears by the experience.
Kelsey Grammer’s Expertise
Kelsey Grammer’s involvement in the reboot extended beyond acting; he also served as the director. Nicholas praised Kelsey’s abilities, describing him as genuinely charming and exceptionally knowledgeable about every aspect of the production. Kelsey’s extensive experience in the industry allowed him to guide the project with expertise and precision.
The Anticipated Reboot
The “Frasier” reboot is set to premiere on the streaming service Paramount+. Nicholas Lyndhurst expressed confidence that fans of the beloved series will embrace this return.
He likened it to the comfort of putting on a familiar, warm jumper and noted the audience’s curiosity about the latest developments in Frasier’s life.
Unconventional Humor in the Reboot
Nicholas Lyndhurst provided insights into the reboot, emphasizing that the character Alan, whom he portrays, is unapologetically British and fond of indulging in alcoholic beverages.
The character’s humor is characterized by non-political correctness, and he freely expresses his thoughts, often teasing others.
This departure from political correctness aligns with the fearless approach of the “Frasier” reboot.
Fearless Comedy and Taking Risks
Nicholas praised the “Frasier” reboot for its fearlessness in embracing comedy that takes risks. He contrasted this with a trend in the industry to avoid potentially divisive or controversial humor.
He emphasized the importance of humor having a victim, whether through words or actions, to be genuinely funny.
The “Frasier” reboot, in his view, brings back this essence of humor and bravery in comedy.
A Tribute to Archie in the Reboot
The touching tribute to Archie Lyndhurst will be a poignant moment for viewers when the “Frasier” reboot launches on the Paramount+ streaming service.
It symbolizes the enduring love and connection between a father and his late son, making this television comeback all the more meaningful.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn