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Cheers Season 3 Episodes

25 Episodes 1984 - 1985

Series 3 of the sitcom set in a friendly Boston bar run by Sam Malone, a former Red Sox pitcher and recovering alcoholic.

Episode 1

Rebound

Thu, Sep 27, 1984 30 mins

Part 1 of two. In the aftermath of their breakup, Coach persuades Diane, who's been on a self-imposed "vacation," to talk to Sam, who's fallen off the wagon.This episode introduces Kelsey Grammer as Dr. Frasier Crane. Boggs: Duncan Ross. Customer No. 1: Larry Harpel.

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Episode 2

Rebound

Thu, Oct 4, 1984 30 mins

Conclusion. After Sam and Diane agree that there's nothing left between them, she tells Sam she has a new lover---Dr. Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer). Julie: P.J. Soles. Croquet Player: Ethel Sway. Customer No. 1: Larry Harpel.

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Episode 3

I Call Your Name

Thu, Oct 18, 1984 30 mins

Frasier confides to Sam an intimate secret about his romance with Diane, and when she finds out, she gets her revenge with lip-smacking glee. Meanwhile, an ex-postal employee (Sam Scarber) seeks out the snitch who got him fired---Cliff (John Ratzenberger). Eddie: Mitch Kreindel. Mr. Fancy Bottom: Erwin Fuller.

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Episode 4

Fairy Tales Can Come True

Thu, Oct 25, 1984 30 mins

During a costume party at the bar, shy-guy Cliff, dressed as Ponce de Leon, discovers a different side of himself when he transforms into a smooth-talking ladies man, and Frasier tells Diane to take Sam to a concert that Frasier can't attend. Tinker Bell: Bernadette Birkett. Jeff: J. Alan Thomas. Woman No. 1: Rebecca Soladay.

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Episode 5

Sam Turns the Other Cheek

Thu, Nov 1, 1984 30 mins

Sam accidentally shoots himself in the derriere after disarming a jealous husband (Carmen Argenziano) and concocts a story about thwarting a robbery to cover his embarrassment. Diane, who doesn't believe a word of the tall tale, vows to get to the bottom of it. Maxine: Kim Lankford. Customer No. 1: Mark Sawyer.

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Episode 6

Coach in Love

Thu, Nov 8, 1984 30 mins

Part 1 of two. A mother and daughter (Bette Ford, Ellen Regan) walk into Cheers and Coach is a big hit with the mom, while Sam can't get to first base with the daughter. Sam: Ted Danson. Coach: Nicholas Colasanto.

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Episode 7

Coach in Love

Thu, Nov 15, 1984 30 mins

Conclusion. After winning a $2 million lottery, Irene (Bette Ford) breaks her engagement to Coach, who stubbornly proceeds with the wedding plans. Sue: Ellen Regan. Customer No. 1: Alan Blumenfeld.

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Episode 8

Diane Meets Mom

Thu, Nov 22, 1984 30 mins

Diane's pleasant first meeting with Frasier's mother (Nancy Marchand) takes an abrupt turn when the woman threatens to kill Diane if she continues to see Frasier (Kelsey Grammer). Phil: Tom Kindle.

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Episode 9

American Family

Thu, Nov 29, 1984 30 mins

Carla's ex-husband, Nick (Dan Hedaya), demands custody of their oldest son, and Carla stuns everyone by giving in to him. Sensing something's amiss with the usually feisty waitress, Diane discovers why she's afraid to stand up to her ex. Loretta: Jean Kasem. Tom: Thomas Babson.

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Episode 10

Diane's Allergy

Thu, Dec 6, 1984 30 mins

When Diane suffers a severe allergic reaction after moving in with Frasier, they suspect it's his dog that's the culprit, so he gives his beloved pet to Sam for safekeeping. But the condition persists and Frasier's concerned that there may be a psychological basis for her malady. Ben: Bumper Yothers.

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Episode 11

Peterson Crusoe

Thu, Dec 13, 1984 30 mins

A spot on a chest X-ray causes Norm to reevaluate his life and consider doing all the things he's always wanted to do, so he bids Cheers farewell and sets sail for Bora Bora. Mark: Howard Goodwin. Conrad: Michael Griswold. Joe: John Marzilli.

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Episode 12

A Ditch in Time

Thu, Dec 20, 1984 30 mins

Sam fails to heed Diane's warning about dating her friend Amanda (Carol Kane), a woman with a history of compulsive affairs and a member of Diane's therapy group. After one date, Amanda brings her parents to Cheers to meet the man she intends to marry. Todd: David Wiley. Mona: Kate Williamson.

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Episode 13

Whodunit?

Thu, Jan 3, 1985 30 mins

Frasier is aghast when he discovers that his esteemed mentor (James Karen) has been cancelling their social plans to date Carla (Rhea Perlman), "the earthiest woman [he's] ever met." Stan: Ernie Sabella. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer. Sam: Ted Danson. Diane: Shelley Long.

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Episode 14

The Heart Is a Lonely Snipehunter

Thu, Jan 10, 1985 30 mins

Diane persuades the guys to include Frasier on an outing, but she's furious when they leave him in the woods hunting the ever-elusive "snipe." Customer No. 1: Walter Smith. Customer No. 3: H.B. Newton. Diane: Shelley Long. Sam: Ted Danson. Carla: Rhea Perlman.

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Episode 15

King of the Hill

Thu, Jan 24, 1985 30 mins

After playing in a charity softball game against Playboy Bunnies, Sam strikes out with the gang when he shoots down the Playmates in short order. Reporter: David Paymer. Becky: Jeana Tomasina. Ginger: Heide Sorenson. Andrea: Ola Ray. Lenny Barnes: John Hancock. Sam: Ted Danson. Diane: Shelley Long. Carla: Rhea Perlman. Norm: George Wendt.

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Episode 16

Teacher's Pet

Thu, Jan 31, 1985 30 mins

Sam and Coach earn high marks in night school, Coach by hours of study and Sam through extracurricular activity---with the teacher. Larry: Larry Harpel. Coach: Nicholas Colasanto. Diane: Shelley Long.

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Episode 17

The Mail Goes to Jail

Thu, Feb 7, 1985 30 mins

Cliff takes ill on the job, so Norm finishes his route. But when Norm gets picked up for mail theft, Cliff sells his buddy down the river. Cop: Troy Evans. Customer: Nick DeMauro. Bambi: Debi Richter. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Sam: Ted Danson. Carla: Rhea Perlman.

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Episode 18

Bar Bet

Thu, Feb 14, 1985 30 mins

A long-forgotten bet Sam once made with an old friend (Michael Richards) during a drinking binge may cost him his bar if he doesn't marry Jacqueline Bisset by midnight tomorrow. Jackie Bisset: Laurie Walters. Fiedler: Dean Dittman. Tom: Thomas W. Babson. Sam: Ted Danson. Diane: Shelley Long.

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Episode 19

Behind Every Great Man

Thu, Feb 21, 1985 30 mins

A sharp reporter (Alison La Placa) doing a story on the Boston singles scene represents the ultimate challenge to Sam's reputation as a ladies man when she fails to fall for his smug, self-centered come-ons. Sam: Ted Danson. Diane: Shelley Long.

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Episode 20

If Ever I Would Leave You

Thu, Feb 28, 1985 30 mins

After his wife (Jean Kasem) kicks him out of the house, Carla's sleazy ex-husband (Dan Hedaya) comes crawling back to Cheers to try and win back Carla's affection. Rhea Perlman, Ted Danson.

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Episode 21

Executive's Executioner

Thu, Mar 7, 1985 30 mins

Norm's boss (Richard Roat) catches him goofing off at Cheers and, instead of firing him, promotes him to company hatchet man, a position in which the big guy excels with his unique approach to firing employees. Twitchell: Raye Birk. Parker: Warren Munson. Richter: Mark Schubb. Wagner: David Wohl. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Carla: Rhea Perlman.

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Episode 22

Cheerio Cheers

Thu, Apr 11, 1985 30 mins

Diane agrees to go to Europe with Frasier when he's offered a teaching post at the University of Bologna. This is the last original episode featuring Nicholas Colasanto as Coach. Sam: Ted Danson. Carla: Rhea Perlman.

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Episode 23

The Bartender's Tale

Thu, Apr 18, 1985 30 mins

With Diane off in Europe, Carla wants Sam to hire a waitress who won't invite romantic entanglements, and a mature Englishwoman (Lila Kaye) appears to fit the bill---until Sam meets her lovely daughter (Camilla More). Sydney: Rhonda Shear. Bellboy: Gregory Snegoff. Brenda: Brynja Willis.

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Episode 24

The Belles of St. Clete's

Thu, May 2, 1985 30 mins

When her ex-principal (Camila Ashlend) starts to frequent the bar, Carla tries to persuade her old classmates to help her get revenge on the woman she considers the "most wretched creature on Earth." Mo: Ellen Gerstein. Donna: Catherine Paolone. Roxanne: Marsha Warfield. Kathy: Kate Zentall.

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Episode 25

Rescue Me

Thu, May 9, 1985 30 mins

Frasier proposes to Diane and before she accepts, she makes a last-ditch phone call to Sam to give him a chance to profess his love and stop the wedding. Waiter: Martin Ferrero. Corelli: James V. Christy. Stewardess: Susan Kase.

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