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Cheers Season 9 Episodes

26 Episodes 1990 - 1991

Series 1 of the sitcom set in a friendly Boston bar run by Sam Malone, a former Red Sox pitcher and recovering alcoholic.

Episode 1

Love Is a Really, Really Perfectly Okay Thing

Thu, Sep 20, 1990 30 mins

After he and Rebecca awake in his office, basking in the afterglow of their tryst, Sam fights the urge to divulge the details. Robin: Roger Rees. Father Barry: Eric Christmas.

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Episode 2

Cheers Fouls Out

Thu, Sep 27, 1990 30 mins

Boston Celtic Kevin McHale agrees to be Cheers' ringer in a basketball game against Gary's Old Towne Tavern, but only if the winnings go to charity. Dr. Walter Froenmeyer: James Hornbeck. Father Conrad: Lee Vines. Gary: Joel Polis.

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Episode 3

Rebecca Redux

Thu, Oct 4, 1990 30 mins

Sam is pleased with his new manager, who seems to buoy everyone's spirits, until he learns how low Rebecca's sunk to land a job. Earl: Bryan Clark. Promoter: Perry Anzilotti. Patron No. 3: Timothy Fall. Deliveryman No. 1: Stanley Bennett. Deliveryman No. 2: Paul Cira.

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Episode 4

Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Thu, Oct 11, 1990 30 mins

Rebecca won't admit it, but she's steamed when Robin's ex-lover claims they are back together, while Carla fears her libido will ignite during Indian summer. Robin: Roger Rees. Sherman: Ron Ulstad. Paul: Paul Willson. Customer: Randy Pelish.

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Episode 6

Grease

Thu, Oct 25, 1990 30 mins

Norm has a cow when he learns the Hungry Heifer is closing and takes his beef to the people, while Sam ribs Rebecca about Robin's new "job." Sid: Sheldon Leonard. Vince: John Patrick Reger. Norm: George Wendt. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Episode 7

Breaking in Is Hard to Do

Thu, Nov 1, 1990 30 mins

Frasier and Lilith learn their son is no egghead and debate over who will sacrifice their career to parent him; Rebecca plots to pay Robin (Roger Rees) a conjugal visit. Doug Aducci: Clive Rosengren. Prisoner: Edward Penn. Prison Guard: John Boyle. Rebecca: Kirstie Alley.

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Episode 8

200th Anniversary Special

Thu, Nov 8, 1990 30 mins

Part 1 of two. "Cheers" toasts its 200th episode in this retrospective. John McLaughlin ("The McLaughlin Group") leads a discussion with the cast. Appearing: Shelley Long, Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley.

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Episode 9

200th Anniversary Special

Thu, Nov 8, 1990 30 mins

Conclusion. A retrospective on the series featuring John McLaughlin ("The McLaughlin Group"), who leads a discussion with the cast. Included: clips from previous episodes.

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Episode 10

Bad Neighbor Sam

Thu, Nov 15, 1990 30 mins

Instead of the Hatfields and the McCoys, it's the Hills and the Malones as Sam feuds with new neighbor John Hill (Keene Curtis), a snooty restaurateur, in the series' 200th episode. Jeffrey: Carl Mueller. Hillary: Sandy Edgerton. Martha: Tamara Mark.

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Episode 11

Veggie Boyd

Thu, Nov 22, 1990 30 mins

Woody gets cast in a commercial for a new vegetable drink; Cliff is upset by the sudden popularity of the bar's new trivia napkins. Director: Tom Everett. Joe: Michael Holden. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Jill: Debbie Gregory. Technician: John Cervenka.

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Episode 12

Norm and Cliff's Excellent Adventure

Thu, Dec 6, 1990 30 mins

Woody gets hooked on a home-shopping channel; Norm and Cliff amuse themselves by instigating a fight between Sam and Frasier. This episode was dedicated to Al Rosen (1910-90) who appeared as crotchety Al in 27 episodes. Heinrich: Tom Klunis. Sam: Ted Danson. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer. Woody: Woody Harrelson. Norm: George Wendt.

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Episode 13

Woody Interruptus

Thu, Dec 13, 1990 30 mins

Woody's upset when Kelly (Jackie Swanson) returns from Europe accompanied by an amorous Frenchman (Anthony Cistaro), while Cliff attempts to cheat "il morte" by having his head cryogenically frozen. Dr. Eugene Mendoza: Michael Keenan. Paul: Paul Willson. Night Manager: Doug McHugh. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Pete: Peter Schreiner.

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Episode 14

Honor Thy Mother

Thu, Jan 3, 1991 30 mins

Carla refuses to knuckle under to her dying mother's dictatorial demand that she name one of her children after Benito Mussolini. Sada Thompson, who plays Mama Lozupone, starred in the 1970s drama "Family." Gino: Josh Lozoff. Zia: Oceana Marr. Sal: Randy Pelish.

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Episode 15

Achilles Hill

Thu, Jan 10, 1991 30 mins

Sam, tired of being bedeviled by John Hill, tries to crush his nemesis's spirits by dating Hill's daughter (Valerie Mahaffey); Carla thinks an old foosball table is possessed. John Hill: Keene Curtis. Father Barry: Eric Christmas. Paul: Dietrich Bader. Woody: Woody Harrelson. Sam: Ted Danson. Carla: Rhea Perlman.

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Episode 16

Days of Wine and Neuroses

Thu, Jan 17, 1991 30 mins

Rebecca pops a cork---several in fact---when Robin finally pops the question; Frasier seems wed to the new sing-along machine. Walter: Calvin Jung. Lilith: Bebe Neuwirth. Paul: Paul Willson. Rebecca: Kirstie Alley. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Episode 17

Wedding Bell Blues

Thu, Jan 31, 1991 30 mins

Rebecca readies for a walk down the aisle, while Sam tries to jog her memory about the previous night's events. Singer Bobby Hatfield performs "Unchained Melody." Hatfield's fellow Righteous Brother Bill Medley appeared in the "Finally, Part 2" episode. Robin: Roger Rees. Ed: Ray Stricklyn. Jonathan: Ron Abel. Paul: Paul Willson. Rebecca: Kirstie Alley. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Episode 18

I'm Getting My Act Together and Sticking It in Your Face

Thu, Feb 7, 1991 30 mins

Rebecca faces the worst of times after her breakup with Robin, while Frasier has the best of times reading Dickens to the gang, though his great expectations quickly fall flat. Leon: Jeff McCarthy. Stewardess Jan Gan Boyd. Lilith: Bebe Neuwirth. Paul: Paul Willson.

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Episode 19

Sam Time Next Year

Thu, Feb 14, 1991 30 mins

Sam's plans for Valentine's Day fall through after he tumbles down some stairs while preparing for his 20th annual tryst with Lauren (Barbara Feldon). Former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis has a cameo. Adam: Gibby Brand. Edward: Don Took. Jules: Roger Eschbacher. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Episode 20

Crash of the Titans

Thu, Feb 21, 1991 30 mins

Rebecca and Sam kiss up to John Hill (Keene Curtis) when the back room's lease is up for grabs. Harry: Jeremiah Morris. Hope: Adele Baughn. Joy: Anadel Baughn. Rebecca: Kirstie Alley. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Episode 21

It's a Wonderful Wife

Thu, Feb 28, 1991 30 mins

Frasier is duped into planning his own birthday bash, but the news of Vera Peterson's job at Melville's is a party pooper. Voice of Vera: Bernadette Birkett (the real-life Mrs. George Wendt). Henri: Anthony Cistaro. Miss Kenderson: Heather Lee. Norm: George Wendt.

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Episode 22

Cheers Has Chili

Thu, Mar 14, 1991 30 mins

Rebecca hopes to earn a few beans by serving Woody's chili in the poolroom, but the plan gives Sam indigestion. Bud: Robert Machray. Albert: Stanley Bennett Clay. Voice of Dorothy: Phyllis Katz. Rebecca: Kirstie Alley.

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Episode 23

Carla Loves Clavin

Thu, Mar 21, 1991 30 mins

Carla bites her tongue to win Cliff's favor when she gets a tip that he's a judge for the Miss Boston Barmaid contest. Quincy: Nathan Davis. Emcee: Dante Di Loreto. Shawnee: Jessie Scott. Cliff: John Ratzenberger. Carla: Rhea Perlman.

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Episode 24

Pitch It Again, Sam

Thu, Mar 28, 1991 30 mins

An old baseball nemesis, slugger Dutch Kincaid (Michael Fairman), goads Sam into retaking the mound for a showdown, but Sam may have an ace up his sleeve this time around. Cap: Henry Woronicz. Billy: Zachary Benjamin. Ball Player: Joel Anderson. Sam: Ted Danson.

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Episode 25

Rat Girl

Thu, Apr 4, 1991 30 mins

Frasier experiments with compassion when Lilith becomes lost in a maze of grief following the death of a beloved lab rat, while Paul (Paul Willson) is the unlikely cheese to a sexy pursuer (Beth Toussaint). Cheryl: Cheryl Lynn Bruce. Andre: Andre Miripolsky. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer.

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Episode 26

Home Malone

Thu, Apr 25, 1991 30 mins

Sam has an adventure baby-sitting Frasier and Lilith's son; Woody faces peril when Kelly (Jackie Swanson) lands a job at Cheers for a school project. Henri: Anthony Cistaro. Frederick: Kevin and Christopher Graves.

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Episode 27

Uncle Sam Wants You

Thu, May 2, 1991 30 mins

When Frasier objects to Sam's attachment to Frederick, Sam searches for a woman who can bear him a little Malone of his own. Elvis: Pete Willcox. Daria: Tress MacNeille. Frederick: Christopher and Kevin Graves. Sam: Ted Danson.

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