Cheers

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 bra (more…)

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Tue Apr 24 4:00am
Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses(Season 11, Episode 23) HALMRK

The gang thinks that Cliff has killed his mother; Rebecca believes Mr. Gaines has asked her out. Part 1 of two. Mrs. Clavin: Frances Sternhagen. Mr. Gaines: Richard Doyle. Hives: Robert Cornthwaite.

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Tue Apr 24 4:30am
Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses(Season 11, Episode 24) HALMRK

Conclusion. Rebecca makes a fool of herself at Mr. Gaines' party, while the gang discovers what Cliff has done with his mother (Frances Sternhagen). Mr. Gaines: Richard Doyle. Hives: Robert Cornthwaite. Kelly: Jackie Swanson.

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Wed Apr 25 4:00am
The Guy Can't Help It(Season 11, Episode 25) HALMRK

Gold digger Rebecca is flush with excitement about dating a plumber (Tom Berenger); lover boy Sam joins a group for sex addicts. Rachel: Sharon Lawrence. Dr. Robert Sutton: Gilbert Lewis. Man No. 1: Bradford Bancroft. Man No. 2: Steve Kehela.

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Wed Apr 25 4:30am
One for the Road(Season 11, Episode 26) HALMRK

Part 1 of three. The bar's last call has Diane returning, and Rebecca rejecting a marriage proposal from an eligible bachelor (Tom Berenger). Kim Alexis has a cameo. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Thu Apr 26 4:00am
One for the Road(Season 11, Episode 27) HALMRK

Part 2 of three. Rebecca makes a decision regarding Don, and Sam and Diane rekindle their past romance. Don: Tom Berenger. Sam: Ted Danson. Diane: Shelley Long. Norm: George Wendt.

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Thu Apr 26 4:30am
One for the Road(Season 11, Episode 28) HALMRK

Conclusion. Sam makes plans to move to California with Diane. Sam: Ted Danson. Carla: Rhea Perlman. Norm: George Wendt. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer.

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Fri Apr 27 4:00am
Give Me a Ring Sometime (Pilot)(Season 1, Episode 1) HALMRK

In the series opener, an intellectual teaching assistant (Shelley Long) marks time at the bar waiting for her college-professor fiancé (Michael McGuire) to return with his first wife's ring. While she waits, she listens to the regulars debate the sweaties (more…)

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Fri Apr 27 4:30am
Sam's Women(Season 1, Episode 2) HALMRK

Diane teases Sam about the less-than cerebral women he dates, sending him on a quest to find his intellectual ideal. This episode introduced Sam's ex-wife, Debra (Donna McKechnie). Leo Metz: Donnelly Rhodes. Brandee: Angela Aames.

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Sat Apr 28 4:00am
The Tortelli Tort(Season 1, Episode 3) HALMRK

Carla attacks an obnoxious Yankees fan (Ron Karabatsos) who then threatens to sue Sam if he doesn't fire the hot-tempered waitress. Doctor: Stephen Keep. Fred: John Fiedler.

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Sat Apr 28 4:30am
Sam at Eleven(Season 1, Episode 4) HALMRK

Ex-Major Leaguer Sam's desire to be in the spotlight is rekindled when he's asked by a former teammate (Fred Dryer) to do a TV interview. Harry Anderson makes his first appearance as con artist extraordinaire Harry the Hat. Young Guy: Rick Dees. Cathy: Jul (more…)

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Sun Apr 29 4:00am
Coach's Daughter(Season 1, Episode 5) HALMRK

The gang is at a loss to explain why Coach's sweet and successful daughter (Allyce Beasley) wants to marry an obnoxious lout (Philip Charles MacKenzie) whom no one can stand---not even easygoing Coach. Chuck: Tim Cunningham.

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Sun Apr 29 4:30am
Any Friend of Diane's(Season 1, Episode 6) HALMRK

Diane's recently dumped friend (Julia Duffy) is looking for uninhibited fun with a man who's “tall, dark, strong...unintellectual”---in a word, Sam. Stabell: Macon McCalman.

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Mon Apr 30 4:00am
Friends, Romans & Accountants(Season 1, Episode 7) HALMRK

Norm tries to make points with his boss (James Read) by having the firm party at Cheers and arranging for Diane to be the “old man's” date, which doesn't go over well with Sam. Ted Danson, Shelley Long.

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Mon Apr 30 4:30am
Truce or Consequences(Season 1, Episode 8) HALMRK

In a conciliatory moment of female bonding, Carla makes a confession to Diane about the father of her youngest child and swears her to secrecy---even though the revelation is not true. Shelley Long, Rhea Perlman, Ted Danson.

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Tue May 1 4:00am
Coach Returns to Action(Season 1, Episode 9) HALMRK

The only thing standing between Coach and romance with a new neighbor (Murphy Cross) is Sam, who has romantic plans of his own for the lady. So Coach goes to great pains to keep Sam from “sweeping the girl of my dreams off her feet.” Tour Guide: Bill (more…)

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Tue May 1 4:30am
Endless Slumper(Season 1, Episode 10) HALMRK

Sam suffers a streak of bad luck when he lends his lucky bottle cap to a slumping Red Sox pitcher (Christopher McDonald). Ted Danson, Shelley Long. Miss Gilder: Anne Haney.

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Wed May 2 4:00am
One for the Book(Season 1, Episode 11) HALMRK

A timid young man (Boyd Bodwell) about to enter a monastery comes into the bar for a last night of frivolity and discovers a passion for the pleasures of the flesh; and the back room welcomes a reunion of WWI veterans, but only one former doughboy (Ian Wol (more…)

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Wed May 2 4:30am
Spy Who Came In for a Cold One(Season 1, Episode 12) HALMRK

A suave Englishman (Ellis Rabb) walks into the bar, orders a drink, makes a pass at Carla, then lets slip that he's a secret agent whose exploits make James Bond look like a double-o-zero. All his tall tales, however, make Diane suspicious. Carla: Rhea Per (more…)

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Thu May 3 4:00am
Now Pitching, Sam Malone(Season 1, Episode 13) HALMRK

A TV-commercial agent (Barbara Babcock) takes Sam as a client---a position requiring more work behind her hotel-room door than in front of the camera. Baseball great Luis Tiant appears as himself. Tibor: Rick Hill. Paul: Paul Vaughn.

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Thu May 3 4:30am
Let Me Count the Ways(Season 1, Episode 14) HALMRK

Diane is devastated by the death of her family cat, but she gets no solace from Sam and his customers who are engrossed in a Celtics game on TV. But when Sam's attempt to share in her grief almost leads to a passionate moment, she accuses him of exploiting (more…)

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Fri May 4 4:00am
Father Knows Last(Season 1, Episode 15) HALMRK

Carla has a problem that she can no longer keep secret---the feisty divorcée is five months pregnant and has yet to name the father of her unborn child. But when she finally does own up, it's a shocker. Marshall: Mark King.

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Fri May 4 4:30am
The Boys in the Bar(Season 1, Episode 16) HALMRK

Sam's ex-teammate (Alan Autry) comes out in his autobiography, and Sam's regulars fear that the bar will become a gay hangout. Harry: Harry Anderson. Larry: John Furey. Richard: Michael Kearns. Fred: Kenneth Tigar. Bob: Lee Ryan. Photographer: Wesley Thomp (more…)

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Sat May 5 4:00am
Diane's Perfect Date(Season 1, Episode 17) HALMRK

On a dare, Sam and Diane set each other up with the perfect date. While Diane shows up with her attractive friend, Sam arrives alone and must pay a bar customer (Derek McGrath)---a real ladykiller---to be Diane's escort. Gretchen: Gretchen Corbett. Walter: (more…)

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Sat May 5 4:30am
No Contest(Season 1, Episode 18) HALMRK

Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill drops by---but luckily is gone when Sam tells Diane she's entered in the Miss Boston Barmaid contest. However, the Speaker does get an earful from an out-of-work Norm, who rails about a “do-nothing” Congress, saying, (more…)

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  • Premiered: September 30, 1982
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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… (more)

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