Cheers Episodes

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Cheers Season 4 episodes

Strange Bedfellows Season 4, Episode 26

Conclusion. Janet's press conference turns ugly when Sam fields Diane's questions about his romantic ties with the councilwoman (Kate Mulgrew). The episode ends with Sam on the phone proposing marriage---but to whom? Phil: David Paymer. Reporter No. 1: J.J. Wall. Reporter No. 2: Lawrence Lott. Reporter No. 3: Sheila Scott-Wilkinson. Steve: Steve Giannelli. Alan: Alan Koss. read more

Strange Bedfellows Season 4, Episode 25

Janet (Kate Mulgrew) persuades Sam to fire Diane, but Diane resigns before he can do it. Sen. Gary Hart has a cameo. Part 2 of three. Fleener: Max Wright. read more

Strange Bedfellows Season 4, Episode 24

When a councilwoman stumping for reelection takes a liking to Sam, Diane campaigns for her opponent. Part 1 of three. Janet Eldridge: Kate Mulgrew. Jim Fleener: Max Wright. Phil: David Paymer. Brian: Brad Burlingame. April: Carolyn Ann Clark. Decker: Michael G. Hagerty. Reporter No. 1: Charles Walker. Reporter No. 2: Lawrence Lott. Tim: Tim Cunningham. Paul: Paul Willson. read more

Relief Bartender Season 4, Episode 23

Woody fears he'll be drawing unemployment instead of drafts when Sam's attempt to stir up business includes hiring a new bartender (Tony Carreiro) who wows the regulars with his charm and expertise. Mrs. Benfer: Madgel Dean. Child No. 1: Judith Barsi. Caribou No. 2: Terrence Beasor. Fred: Paul Eiding. Child No. 2: Edan Gross. Caribou No. 1: Jack Lindine. read more

Diane Chambers Day Season 4, Episode 22

Diane feels left out of the gang's extra-bar-ricular activities, so Frasier has a plan to cheer her up---a night at the opera with Sam and the boys. Jackie: Jacqueline Cassell. Corinne: Doris Grau. Dennis: Tom Harrison. read more

Fear Is My Copilot Season 4, Episode 21

A globe-trotting daredevil Diane met in Europe takes her and Sam up for a spin in his new plane---and then dies at 20,000 feet. Jack Dalton: Joseph Whipp. read more

Save the Last Dance for Me Season 4, Episode 20

Carla thinks that the only way to win a dance contest at the “Boston Boppers” reunion is to team up with her old partner---ex-husband Nick (Dan Hedaya). But when their practice sessions get off on the wrong foot, he dumps her and pairs up with his new bride (Jean Kasem), while Carla enlists Sam's help. Eddie: Nick Dimitri. Floyd: Hal Landon Jr. read more

Dark Imaginings Season 4, Episode 19

As if to confirm that he's getting older not better, Sam challenges Woody at racquetball and winds up hospitalized with an injury he associates with men of advanced years. Bonnie: Pamela Bach. Jack: Thomas Callaway. Nurse Louise: Deborah Dalton. Dr. McNeese: Tim Dunigan. Nurse Brenda: Jere Fields. Joan: Christine Dickinson. read more

The Peterson Principle Season 4, Episode 18

Running neck-and-neck with another candidate (Chip Zien) for a big promotion, Norm gets some dirt on his competition that could swing the decision his way. Reinhardt: Daniel Davis. Ranzoni: Adam Carl. read more

Second Time Around Season 4, Episode 17

After Frasier gets dumped on by a date, Sam sets him up with a woman (Jennifer Tilly) who's never met a man she didn't like---a lot. This episode also introduces Bebe Neuwirth as Dr. Lilith Sternin. Justice of the Peace: Lou Fant. read more

Cliffie's Big Score Season 4, Episode 16

The highlight of Cliff's social calendar is the annual postman's ball, but this year he has a dilemma when he scores two dates for the gala---Carla and Diane. So, he asks Sam for advice on how to dump one without hurting her feelings---or endangering his life. Lucas: Timothy Scott. read more

The Triangle Season 4, Episode 15

Since his breakup with Diane, Frasier has taken to the bottle, and Sam---who's been there himself---wants to help, but he has reservations about Diane's plan to restore Frasier's self-confidence. Diane: Shelley Long. Sam: Ted Danson. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Norm: George Wendt. read more

Suspicion Season 4, Episode 14

Diane's psychology-class experiment in paranoid behavior makes fools out of the gang, but Diane (Shelley Long) may turn out to be an even better case study as she nervously waits for them to get even with her. Gallagher: Hamilton Camp. Irving: M.C. Gainey. read more

Take My Shirt...Please? Season 4, Episode 13

Sam is crushed when he literally gives the shirt off his back---his old baseball jersey---to a celebrity charity auction and no one bids on it; Norm tries to impress a potential client and his wife and discovers that none of them have anything in common. Brubaker: Robert Symonds. Mrs. Brubaker: Frances Bay. Bob: Earl Houston Bullock. Simpson: Patrick Cronin. read more

Fools and Their Money Season 4, Episode 12

After Woody's winning streak in the Cheers football pool, the gang thinks he should take a dip into the big time and place a bet with a real bookie. But they didn't expect him to wager his life savings, all $1000 of it. Frank: Arthur Taxier. read more

Don Juan Is Hell Season 4, Episode 11

As the subject of Diane's psychology paper on the “Don Juan Syndrome,” Sam is more than happy to let her class see a case study in action, until he discovers how unflattering her treatise was. Dr. Greenspon: Kenneth Tigar. Reporter: Rafael Mauro. read more

The Barstoolie Season 4, Episode 10

Cliff's father (Dick O'Neill) turns up at the bar to deliver an important message to the son he doesn't even recognize, but Cliff refuses to identify himself to the man who abandoned him as a child. Also, Sam dates an intellectual (Claudia Cron) and tries to keep her from meeting Diane. read more

From Beer to Eternity Season 4, Episode 9

In Cheers' first athletic competition against Gary's Olde Towne Tavern, Sam and pals learn that bowling is not right up their alley. That is, until they discover that Woody has a striking talent for the game, but he's reluctant to play. Gary: Joel Polis. Alan: Alan Koss. read more

Love Thy Neighbor Season 4, Episode 8

Easygoing Norm is bowled over by the news that his wife may be having an affair with a neighbor, so he agrees with the neighbor's wife (Miriam Flynn) to hire a private detective. Santo: Ernie Sabella. Frank: Richard Young. Customer: Carolyn Ann Clark. read more

2 Good 2 Be 4 Real Season 4, Episode 7

When no one answers Carla's ad in the personals, the guys invent airline pilot Mitch Wainwright to lift her spirits---and it works because she is smitten. Vinnie Claussen: Michael Alaimo. Sotto the Mime: Don Lewis. read more

I'll Gladly Pay You Tuesday Season 4, Episode 6

Sam seems totally unconcerned about Diane repaying a $500 loan, until he witnesses her expensive spending habits and finds out that the money went to buy a book. Sayers: William Lanteau. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Carla: Rhea Perlman. read more

Diane's Nightmare Season 4, Episode 5

On a stormy night, Diane fears that Andy Schroeder, who once tried to strangle her, has escaped from the home for the criminally insane and is out to get her. Andy: Derek McGrath. Cynthia: Nancy Cartwright. Sam: Ted Danson. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer. read more

The Groom Wore Clearasil Season 4, Episode 4

When her teenage son and his girlfriend decide to get married, Carla asks Sam to school him in the joys of bachelorhood. Anthony: Timothy Williams. Annie: Mandy Ingber. Gabrielle: Sherilyn Fenn. Prof: Moffat: John Ingle. Customer: Craig Berenson. Sam: Ted Danson. Carla: Rhea Perlman. read more

Someday My Prince Will Come Season 4, Episode 3

Diane fantasizes out loud that a man who left an expensive coat at the bar could be her Prince Charming. So when he phones to claim the jacket, she's goaded into making a blind date. Stuart: Frank Dent. Sam: Ted Danson. read more

Woody Goes Belly Up Season 4, Episode 2

When the gang learns that homesick Woody is pining for his girlfriend (Amanda Wyss), they bring her to Boston, but it seems his head is filled only with thoughts of---food. Also, Frasier has begins drinking heavily, and, to pay his exorbitant tab, he takes a job cleaning up at Cheers. Woody: Woody Harrelson. Sam: Ted Danson. Diane: Shelley Long. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer. read more

Birth, Death, Love and Rice Season 4, Episode 1

The gang learns that Coach has passed away (because of the death of actor Nicholas Colasanto) and meets his replacement, Indiana farmboy Woody Boyd (Woody Harrelson). Also, Frasier makes Sam promise that he won't visit Diane, who's seeking solace in a convent after leaving Frasier at the altar and living decadently in Europe. Customer: Arnold Turner. Alan: Alan Koss. Larry: Larry Harpel. read more

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Premiered: September 30, 1982, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: This hugely successful, multi-Emmy-winning sitcom is set in a friendly Boston bar run by Sam Malone, a former Red Sox pitcher and recovering alcoholic. A brilliantly written and performed ensemble comedy filled with colorful characters, the series, in its first five years, revolved around the on again-off again, dysfunctional romance between Sam and brainy waitress Diane. The series bowed in September 1982, ran for 11 seasons and spun off another all-time classic, 'Frasier.'

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