THE CANONICAL CHEERS EPISODE GUIDE Compiled by: Kevin Treu Eric Jorgensen email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Airing Prod. Original Number Number Airdate Episode Title, synopsis *** Season #1 *** 1 1 09/30/82 "Give Me a Ring Sometime" (Pilot, Premiere 1) After being stood up at Cheers, Diane accepts Sam's offer to be a waitress. 2 2 10/07/82 "Sam's Women" Diane forces Sam to examine his preference for dating beautiful but brainless women. 3 4 10/14/82 "The Tortelli Tort" Carla gets into an altercation with a New York Yankees fan. 4 5 10/21/82 "Sam at Eleven" A local sportswriter interviews Sam, but the story is bumped off the air. 5 7 10/28/82 "The Coach's Daughter" The coach tells his daughter that he doesn't approve of her boyfriend. 6 8 11/04/82 "Any Friend of Diane's" Sam is talked into a date by one of Diane's former classmates. 7 13 11/11/82 "Friends, Romans, and Accountants" Sam agrees to help Norm hold a private "toga" party. 8 6 11/18/82 "Truce or Consequences" Diane realizes Carla has made a fool of her by making her believe a lie about Sam. 9 10 11/25/82 "Coach Returns to Action" Sam asks the coach's new girlfriend for a date. 10 9 12/02/82 "Endless Slumper" Sam is sought for advice by a star pitcher from the Boston Red Sox. 11 3 12/09/82 "One for the Book" Diane becomes the romantic object of a would-be priest. 12 12 12/16/82 "The Spy Who Came in for a Cold One" Diane makes everyone mad when she exposes a customer who has been telling wonderful stories of his World War II spy exploits. But then she follows the dejected fellow out of the bar to try and make amends. 13 16 01/06/83 "Now Pitching, Sam Malone" A jock-loving, man-hungry talent agent convinces Sam he's star material, while Diane tries to warn him about her real motives. 14 11 01/13/83 "Let Me Count the Ways" The demise of her cat puts Diane in a funk. 15 14 01/20/83 "Father Knows Last" Carla reveals that she is pregnant. 16 15 01/27/83 "The Boys in the Bar" Sam is in for a few surprises when he throws a party for a friend. 17 17 02/10/83 "Diane's Perfect Date" Things take an ominous turn when Sam and Diane agree to find perfect dates for each other. 18 19 02/17/83 "No Contest" Sam enters Diane in the Miss Boston Barmaids contest. With a guest appearance by Tip O'Neill. 19 18 02/24/83 "Pick a Con... any Con" The gang wants in when Sam plots to sting a flim-flam man who has been conning Coach at cards. 20 20 03/03/83 "Someone Single, Someone Blue" To help her mother cash in on the inheritance decreed in her father's will, Diane agrees to a temporary marriage with Sam. 21 21 03/24/83 "Show Down" (Part 1 of 2) Sam is chagrined when his brother captivates everyone at Cheers. 22 22 03/31/83 "Show Down" (Part 2 of 2, Finale 1) Sam's older brother proposes marriage to Diane. *** Season #2 *** 23 23 09/29/83 "Power Play" (Premiere 2) Sam and Diane announce that their romance is on at last, but things do not go smoothly. 24 25 10/13/83 "Little Sister, Don't Cha" Carla's younger sister takes her place at Cheers and decides to go after every man in the place. 25 27 10/20/83 "Personal Business" Carla accuses Sam of playing favorites just because of his relationship with Diane. Diane is incensed when a prospective employer is only after her body. 26 24 10/27/83 "Homicidal Ham" Diane makes the mistake of trying to help an ex-con with his dream of becoming an actor. 27 28 11/03/83 "Sumner's Return" Diane's former boyfriend reappears on the scene hoping to rekindle his relationship with her. 28 29 11/10/83 "Affairs of the Heart" Carla decides to begin an affair with a bar patron who has a secret heart condition. 29 32 11/17/83 "Old Flames" Dave bets Sam that he can break up Sam and Diane in 24 hours. 30 26 11/24/83 "Manager Coach" Sam and Diane try to get the coach to lighten up when he becomes obsessed with managing a little league baseball team. 31 31 12/01/83 "They Called me Mayday" Dick Cavett tells Sam that he should write his memoirs. Norm wrestles an old high school buddy for his wife. 32 33 12/08/83 "How do I Love Thee?... Let me Call You Back" Sam and Diane separate for a week to reassess their relationship when Sam gets a little casual with his "I love you's". 33 37 12/15/83 "Just Three Friends" Diane learns that the old friend staying with her is after Sam. 34 30 12/22/83 "Where There's a Will..." An extremely wealthy man is so warmed by his reception at Cheers that he bequeaths a fortune to the bar. 35 34 01/05/84 "Battle of the Exes" Carla's ex-husband sends her an invitation to his re-marriage. 36 36 01/12/84 "No Help Wanted" Norm is hurt when Sam doubts the figures he has come up with while doing the books at Cheers. 37 35 01/19/84 "Coachie Makes Three" Sam and Diane must find a way to detach themselves from a lonesome Coach when his presence begins to interfere with their love life. 38 40 01/26/84 "Cliff's Rocky Romance" Cliff is forced to re-establish his manhood after he backs down from a challenge by a thug in front of his friends. 39 39 02/02/84 "Fortune and Men's Weights" Coach buys an antique scale that dispenses fortunes that are so accurate, even Diane starts to believe in the supernatural. 40 38 02/09/84 "Snow Job" Looking forward to his annual Washington's Birthday fun trip with the boys to the ski slopes, Sam tells Diane he's going to a funeral. 41 41 02/16/84 "Coach Buries a Grudge" Coach stops grieving over the death of a pal when he learns his friend once propositioned his wife. 42 42 02/23/84 "Norman's Conquest" Norm is afraid that if he doesn't allow himself to be seduced by his boss he'll lose his job. 43 43 05/03/84 "I'll Be Seeing You" (Part 1 of 2) Diane is sore because Sam is named one of the city's most eligible bachelors by a magazine, and Sam is sore because a weird artist wants to paint Diane's "tortured soul". 44 44 05/10/84 "I'll Be Seeing You" (Part 2 of 2, Finale 2) Diane and Sam fight when she tries to give him the portrait of her. *** Season #3 *** 45 45 09/27/84 "Rebound" (Part 1 of 2, Premiere 3) Sam falls off the wagon and Diane, who ought to know better, suggests he see her new boyfriend, the psychiatrist. 46 46 10/04/84 "Rebound" (Part 2 of 2) Diane tells a recovering Sam about her relationship with Dr. Crane and the new waitress quits in a huff. Coach gets Diane to return to Cheers. 47 51 10/18/84 "I Call Your Name" After reporting a fellow postman for stealing a perfume sample, Cliff must face up to the man. Also, Frasier comes to Sam for advice when Diane calls out another man's name while making love. 48 56 10/25/84 "Fairy Tales Can Come True" Cliff falls in love at a Halloween costume party and Frasier asks Sam to escort Diane to a concert. 49 48 11/01/84 "Sam Turns the Other Cheek" Sam shoots himself while disarming a jealous husband and claims that he was wounded during an attempt to prevent a robbery. 50 49 11/08/84 "Coach in Love" (Part 1 of 2) Coach falls in love with a woman even as her daughter is rejecting Sam's advances. 51 50 11/15/84 "Coach in Love" (Part 2 of 2) Irene dumps Coach after winning the lottery, but Coach never gives up hope. 52 52 11/22/84 "Diane Meets Mom" After sharing a pleasant dinner with Frasier's mother, a famous psychologist, Diane is stunned by the woman's death threat. 53 47 11/29/84 "An American Family" Carla's ex-husband and his new bride threaten court action to obtain custody of Carla's oldest boy. The regulars are shocked when Carla agrees to give them custody. 54 55 12/06/84 "Diane's Allergy" Frasier asks Diane to move in with him, but her severe allergic reaction could spoil the cozy arrangement. 55 54 12/13/84 "Peterson Crusoe" When a suspicious spot appears on Norm's chest x-ray, he decides to fulfill a dream of sailing around the world. 56 53 12/20/84 "A Ditch in Time" Sam is troubled when he romances an attractive woman who threatens suicide when she is rejected. 57 57 01/03/85 "Whodunit?" Diane and Frasier are shocked when the renowned Dr. Ludlow proposes to Carla and gets her in the family way. 58 58 01/10/85 "The Heart is a Lonely Snipehunter" Diane insists that Sam and his cohorts include Frasier on a fishing trip. 59 61 01/24/85 "King of the Hill" Diane can't understand why Sam is pitching in a charity softball game until she discovers the other team is made up of Playboy playmates. 60 62 01/31/85 "Teacher's Pet" Diane suspects that Sam's good grades in night school don't come from his study habits. 61 64 02/07/85 "The Mail Goes to Jail" While Cliff nurses a cold, Norm's effort to finish the mail deliveries leads to his arrest for tampering. Diane gets stuck in the Cheers floor. 62 63 02/14/85 "Bar Bet" Sam is held to a long-forgotten agreement that he marry Jacqueline Bisset or forfeit the bar. 63 66 02/21/85 "Behind Every Great Man" Sam's masculine smugness offends a Boston reporter when she visits the bar to do a report on the singles scene. 64 65 02/28/85 "If Ever I Would Leave You" Rejected by his new wife, Nick convinces everyone -- except Carla -- that he is ready to rededicate himself to his former wife. 65 67 03/07/85 "The Executive's Executioner" Norm learns he's being promoted to a job requiring him to fire other employees. 66 59 04/11/85 "Cheerio Cheers" In the last episode in which the late Nicholas Colasanto appeared as "Coach", Diane decides to accompany Frasier to his temporary job at the University of Bologna. 67 68 04/18/85 "The Bartender's Tale" Carla's thrilled when Sam hires a mature English waitress she's sure won't get involved with him, but Carla doesn't know she has a beautiful young daughter. 68 69 05/02/85 "The Belles of St. Cletes" Carla seeks revenge on her old high school principal when she shows up at the bar. 69 60 05/09/85 "Rescue Me" (Finale 3) Frasier proposes to Diane, who insists on calling Sam before giving him her answer. *** Season #4 *** 70 70 09/26/85 "Birth, Death, Love and Rice" (Premiere 4) Frasier returns from Italy to tell the gang that Diane left him at the altar and is working in a convent; and Sam hires a new bartender. 71 72 10/03/85 "Woody Goes Belly Up" Sam and Diane arrange a surprise visit for Woody's hometown honey and Frasier decides to pay off his bar bill by working as a janitor. 72 75 10/17/85 "Someday My Prince Will Come" When Diane fantasizes about the owner of a coat left at the bar, Sam convinces her to date whoever returns to retrieve it. 73 71 10/24/85 "The Groom Wore Clearasil" Carla asks Sam for help in convincing her son not to marry his high school sweetheart. 74 78 10/31/85 "Diane's Nightmare" Diane is convinced that a deranged actor is stalking her. 75 73 11/07/85 "I'll Gladly Pay You Tuesday" Sam ruins a book, collateral for a loan. 76 74 11/14/85 "2 Good 2 Be 4 Real" The boys at the bar conjure a phony response to Carla's personal ad. 77 76 11/21/85 "Love Thy Neighbor" Norm hires a private eye to find out if his wife is having an affair with a neighbor. 78 79 11/28/85 "From Beer to Eternity" A ringer helps bowl against rivals. 79 77 12/05/85 "The Bar Stoolie" Cliff's estranged father comes for a visit; and Sam tries to keep Diane from talking to his new flame. 80 80 12/12/85 "Don Juan is Hell" Sam regrets agreeing to be the subject of Diane's psychology paper on the Don Juan syndrome. 81 81 12/19/85 "Fools and Their Money Sam, in an effort to protect Woody, neglects to place a large bet for him. 82 86 01/09/86 "Take My Shirt... Please?" Sam donates his baseball jersey to a celebrity auction, but no one bids on the shirt; and Norm wines and dines some potential clients. 83 82 01/16/86 "Suspicion" The gang vows to exact revenge when they learn that Diane gave a psychology student permission to use them in a class experiment. 84 83 01/23/86 "The Triangle" Diane and Sam attempt to see Frasier through his latest crisis of confidence and regain his status in the psychology profession. 85 85 01/30/86 "Cliffie's Big Score" Cliff is in his glory when both Carla and Diane accept a date with him for the Postman's Ball. 86 84 02/06/86 "Second Time Around" Sam's matchmaking skills shine when Frasier announces plans to marry the girl Sam picked out for him. 87 87 02/13/86 "The Peterson Principle" Norm and an Ivy Leaguer compete for the same job promotion. 88 88 02/20/86 "Dark Imaginings" Sam panics when a series of coincidental events convince him that he's getting older. 89 89 02/27/86 "Save the Last Dance for Me" Carla and her ex can't seem to bury the hatchet long enough to team up for a dance contest. 90 90 03/13/86 "Fear is my Co-Pilot" Sam and Diane reveal their true feelings for each other while aboard a plummeting private plane. 91 91 03/20/86 "Diane Chambers Day" Frasier concocts a scheme to make Diane feel included in the bar's clique. 92 95 03/27/86 "Relief Bartender" Woody worries about his job when Sam hires a terrific temporary bartender. 93 92 05/01/86 "Strange Bedfellows" (Part 1 of 3) Diane develops an interest in politics as Sam's new girlfriend runs for the city council. 94 93 05/08/86 "Strange Bedfellows" (Part 2 of 3) Sam's new girlfriend persuades him to fire Diane. With a cameo by Gary Hart. 95 94 05/15/86 "Strange Bedfellows" (Part 3 of 3, Finale 4) Janet pressures Sam to make a permanent commitment to their relationship. *** Season #5 *** 96 96 09/25/86 "The Proposal" (Premiere 5) As Sam prepares for a romantic evening with the woman he proposed to, Carla and Frasier are desperate to find out who the lucky lady is . 97 98 10/02/86 "The Cape Cad" Sam pulls out all the stops to convince Diane that he is no longer interested in her. 98 97 10/09/86 "Money Dearest" Cliff sets his mom up with a wealthy man in the hopes of becoming a high roller himself. 99 102 10/16/86 "Abnormal Psychology" Frasier is excited about appearing on a local TV show until he learns he's debating an old flame. 100 100 10/30/86 "House of Horrors with Formal Dining and Used Brick" Cliff and Carla spend a frightening night in a seemingly haunted house. 101 99 11/06/86 "Tan 'n Wash" Norm gets the whole gang involved when he invests in a combination laundry and tanning salon. 102 106 11/13/86 "Young Dr. Weinstein" Sam pretends he's a doctor to get into a fancy restaurant. 103 103 11/20/86 "Knights of the Scimitar" Cliff convinces Norm to join his fraternal organization, the Knights of the Scimitar. Diane tries to make Sam jealous with Lance. 104 107 11/27/86 "Thanksgiving Orphans" The gang goes to Carla's for a Thanksgiving celebration and winds up having a food fight while waiting for Norm to cook the turkey. 105 108 12/04/86 "Everyone Imitates Art" Diane has a fit when a magazine rejects the poem she submits and publishes Sam's. 106 101 12/11/86 "Book of Samuel" Woody turns to Sam's little black book when his hometown honey dumps him while announcing her arrival in Boston with her new fiance. 107 110 12/18/86 "Dance, Diane, Dance" Diane decides to become a ballerina after the gang forges an encouraging letter from her teacher. 108 111 01/08/87 "Chambers vs. Malone" Sam is charged with assault and battery after Diane refuses his second proposal of marriage. 109 112 01/15/87 "Diamond Sam" To save his friend money, Norm helps Sam obtain a copy of the expensive engagement ring Diane chose. 110 109 01/22/87 "Spellbound" Carla mediates when her ex-husband Nick and his new wife Loretta are having marital problems. 111 104 01/29/87 "Never Love a Goalie" (Part 1 of 2) Carla falls in love with a goalie for the Boston Bruins, while Diane is foreman of the jury for an attempted murder trial. 112 105 02/05/87 "Never Love a Goalie" (Part 2 of 2) Carla becomes convinced that she's a jinx to her boyfriend, Bruin goalie Eddie LeBec. The defendant in Diane's murder case comes to Cheers. 113 115 02/12/87 "One Last Fling" Sam makes the most of his final 24 hours as an unattached man. 114 113 02/19/87 "Dog Bites Cliff" The owner of a dog who bites Cliff goes to be with him to convince him to drop the charges. 115 114 02/26/87 "Dinner at Eight-ish" The fur flies when Frasier invites Sam and Diane over for dinner with his new girlfriend. 116 117 03/05/87 "Simon Says" Sam and Diane attend a prenuptial session with a prominent marriage counselor (John Cleese). 117 116 03/19/87 "The Godfather, Part III" Woody agrees to show Sam's goddaughter around town when she moves to Boston to go to college, but Sam gets protective when romance blooms. Also, Frasier doesn't quite get the gift he wanted from Lilith. 118 118 03/26/87 "Norm's Last Hurrah" Norm goes to work for a prestigious accounting firm and tries to convince the gang that it's a glamorous new life. 119 119 04/02/87 "Cheers: The Motion Picture" The gang makes a home movie to convince Woody's parents how much he's needed in Boston. 120 120 04/30/87 "A House is not a Home" Diane's sympathy for the previous owners of the house she and Sam bought jeopardize their moving plans. 121 121 05/07/87 "I Do, Adeiu" (Finale 5) Sam and Diane appear headed for the altar. *** Season #6 *** 122 122 09/24/87 "Home is the Sailor" (Premiere 6) The attractive new owner of Cheers is more concerned with profit than Sam's overtures after he returns to his beloved bar from an ill-fated around-the-world sailing adventure. 123 125 10/01/87 "'I' On Sports" Sam gets a job filling in for a local sportscaster but has a hard time hiding it from new employer Rebecca. 124 126 10/15/87 "Little Carla, Happy at Last" (Part 1 of 2) A pregnant Carla awaits a marriage proposal from hockey player Eddie LeBec. 125 127 10/22/87 "Little Carla, Happy at Last" (Part 2 of 2) Sam races against the clock to help superstitious Carla and Eddie get to the altar. 126 123 10/29/87 "The Crane Mutiny" Norm and Cliff lead Frasier to believe that Rebecca is lusting after him. 127 128 11/05/87 "Paint Your Office" Norm paints Rebecca's office and apartment to pay off his overextended bar tab. 128 132 11/12/87 "The Last Angry Mailman" Cliff handcuffs himself to his mother's house in an effort to save it from demolition. 129 131 11/19/87 "Bidding on the Boys" Sam and Woody volunteer as "hunks" to be auctioned off for charity. 130 129 11/26/87 "Puddin' Head Boyd" A senior citizen falls for Woody when he tends bar dressed as Mark Twain, while Frasier and Lilith go on vacation. 131 133 12/03/87 "A Kiss is Still a Kiss" Rebecca needs a date for her boss's party. 132 124 12/10/87 "My Fair Clavin" Cliff gives his date some beauty tips. 133 136 12/17/87 "Christmas Cheers" Norm's friends join him at Cheers on Christmas Eve. 134 134 01/07/88 "Woody for Hire, and Norman of the Apes" Cliff sets out to prove that an orangutan could do a better job painting his apartment than Norm. 135 135 01/14/88 "And God Created Woodman" When Sam, Woody and Rebecca cater a party at the chairman of the board's mansion, a priceless vase is destroyed. 136 137 01/21/88 "Tale of Two Cuties" Amorous Annie Tortelli and Laurie, Evan Drake's special friend, replace Carla at the bar during her maternity leave. 137 138 02/04/88 "Yacht of Fools" Rebecca and Sam join a cruise on Evan Drake's yacht. 138 139 02/11/88 "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" At his bachelor party, Frasier gets cold feet about marrying Lilith. 139 140 02/18/88 "Let Sleeping Drakes Lie" While Norm's painting Evan Drake's bedroom, he invites Rebecca to snoop around. 140 130 02/25/88 "Airport V" Carla turns to Frasier for help in overcoming her fear of flying. 141 141 03/03/88 "The Sam in the Gray Flannel Suit" Evan Drake gives an executive promotion to Sam instead of Rebecca. 142 144 03/10/88 "Our Hourly Bread" Woody organizes a raffle to raise money for the bar. 143 143 03/24/88 "Slumber Party Massacred" Rebecca and Lilith try to cheer Carla up with a slumber party. 144 147 03/31/88 "Bar Wars" The Cheers gang takes on a rival bar in a war of outrageous pranks. Wade Boggs guest stars. 145 142 04/28/88 "The Big Kiss-Off" Woody and Sam compete to see who can kiss Rebecca before midnight. 146 145 05/05/88 "Backseat Becky, Up Front" (Finale 6) Sam helps Rebecca so she can profess her love for Evan Drake before he's transferred overseas. *** Season #7 *** 147 10/27/88 "Executive Sweet" (Premiere 7) When Rebecca is fired and Sam promoted to manager, Sam takes steps to get Rebecca her job back, but he expects something in return. 148 11/03/88 "Swear to God" After narrowly escaping fatherhood, Sam must keep up his end of a deal with God and abstain from sex for three months. 149 11/10/88 "One Happy Chappy in a Snappy Serape" (Part 1 of 2) Rebecca uses a phony affair with Sam to fend off the advances of her new young boss. 150 11/17/88 "One Happy Chappy in a Snappy Serape" (Part 2 of 2) Sam spends a month bartending in Cancun, but must return to save Rebecca from an unwanted marriage. 151 11/24/88 "Those Lips, Those Ice" Carla fears Eddie is having an affair with one of the skaters in the ice show. 152 12/08/88 "Norm, is that You?" Norm discovers a gift for interior decorating, but he finds himself pretending to be gay in order to keep some wealthy clients. 153 12/15/88 "How to Win Friends and Electrocute Yourself" Cliff resorts to electric shock therapy in an effort to improve on his obnoxious personality. 154 12/22/88 "Jumping Jerks" Cliff, Norm and Woody decide to give skydiving a try, but have trouble getting up the nerve until Sam joins them. 155 01/05/89 "Send in the Crane" Sam is torn by the decision between a beautiful woman and her beautiful daughter. Frasier gets work as a clown. 156 01/12/89 "Bar Wars II: The Woodman Strikes Back" Cheers locks horns with Gary's Olde Towne Tavern in a Bloody Mary making contest. 157 01/19/89 "Adventures in Housesitting" Rebecca is entrusted with her boss' dog, but things don't go smoothly. 158 02/02/89 "Please Mr. Postman" Cliff finds love at the Post Office, but his date gets him into trouble. 159 02/09/89 "Golden Boyd" Sam and Woody get jobs bartending at a party, and Woody gets into a fight with one of the guests. 160 02/16/89 "I Kid You Not" Frasier and Lilith test their parenting abilities by taking care of one of Carla's kids, and Woody asks Sam to borrow his car. 161 162 02/23/89 "Don't Paint Your Chickens" Rebecca tries to lend her management skills to Norm's painting career, while Sam tries to keep pace with an athletic woman. 162 03/02/89 "The Cranemakers" Frasier and Lilith decide to get back to nature, and Woody takes a vacation. 163 03/16/89 "Hot Rocks" The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Cheers, only to be accused of stealing. 164 03/30/89 "What's Up, Doc?" Sam feigns impotence to win over a psychologist friend of Frasier's. 165 04/06/89 "The Gift of the Woodi" Woody writes a song for his materialistic girlfriend Kelly, while Cliff invents a new vegetable. 166 04/13/89 "Call Me, Irresponsible" Carla is afraid that Eddie is going to forget their second anniversary. 167 04/27/89 "Sisterly Love" Sam tries to reconcile Rebecca and her estranged sister. 168 05/04/89 "The Visiting Lecher" An author keeps making passes at Rebecca. *** Season #8 *** 169 09/21/89 "The Improbable Dream" (Part 1 of 2, Premiere 8) Erotic dreams have Rebecca all hot and bothered as Sam tries to get her to wake up to him instead of pining away for the corporate raider of her fantasies. 170 09/28/89 "The Improbable Dream" (Part 2 of 2) Rebecca's whirlwind romance with the self-made millionaire of her dreams gives Sam nightmares that may signify his true feelings. 171 172 10/12/89 "A Bar is Born" While Rebecca psychs herself up to spend the night with Robin, Sam gets pumped to open his own bar -- a seedy run-down hole that's already filled with furry little customers. 172 174 10/19/89 "How to Marry a Mailman" Love is blind and so is Cliff, who's scared sightless when Margaret returns from Canada with an offer to go steady. 173 175 10/26/89 "The Two Faces of Norm" Norm can't bring himself to boss around his new painting crew, so he invents a strict alter ego. Meanwhile, Sam's not himself either after selling his 'Vette. 174 173 11/02/89 "The Stork Brings a Crane" Rebecca arranges for Boston mayor Raymond Flynn to toast the 100th anniversary of the bar, but the festivities are interrupted when the stork swoops down to deliver a Crane. 175 177 11/09/89 "Death Takes a Holiday on Ice" Carla discovers that her husband was a real hockey puck after a tragedy at the rink exposes Eddie's secret romantic ice-capades with another woman. 176 179 11/16/89 "For Real Men Only" The guys are reluctant to witness the bris of Frasier's son -- and so is Frasier, who cuts out on the circumcision ceremony. Meanwhile, Rebecca's retirement party for a company employee isn't any livelier. 177 169 11/23/89 "Two Girls for Every Boyd" Woody chews the scenery in "Our Town", but he chokes on the scene where he has to kiss his leading lady. Meanwhile, the guys compete in a beard-growing contest. 178 176 11/30/89 "The Art of the Steal" Rebecca and Sam finally spend the night together -- trapped by security lasers in Robin Colcord's apartment while the guys while away their evening playing Monopoly. 179 181 12/07/89 "Feeble Attraction" Norm's ex-secretary becomes fatally attracted to him, while Rebecca becomes obsessed with finding a ring hidden in her new desk. 180 178 12/14/89 "Sam Ahoy" Robin lends Sam his yacht to race in a regatta, but Sam and his fearful crew are sunk when they find a surprise stowed away that could really rock the boat. 181 182 01/04/90 "Sammy and the Professor" Rebecca's visiting business professor and mentor gives Sam high marks in the bedroom. Meanwhile, Carla learns she's being audited. 182 184 01/18/90 "What Is... Cliff Clavin?" The answer is ... Alex Trebek. The question: who is it that Cliff Clavin drives crazy while appearing as a contestant on "Jeopardy!"? Meanwhile, Sam has some questions of his own for the guy who stole his little black book. 183 180 01/25/90 "Finally" (Part 1 of 2) Tonight could be the night as Rebecca looks forward to a long-overdue evening of romance with billionaire Robin Colcord. But it seems that they might be part of a threesome: they're going to a testimonial dinner for Carl Yastrzemski, and Robin has asked Sam to accompany them. Righteous Brother Bill Medley has a cameo. 184 187 02/01/90 "Finally" (Part 2 of 2) Rebecca is on cloud nine after spending the night with Robin, but Sam has to keep her from plummeting to Earth when he finds Robin with another woman. Bill Medley appears as himself once again. 185 183 02/08/90 "Woody or Won't He" Woody is cowed by the romantic advances of Kelly's mother, while Cliff takes a very long ride on the bar's new mechanized bull. 186 188 02/15/90 "Severe Crane Damage" While promoting "Good Girls/Bad Boys," author Lilith and talk-show audience women throw themselves at baddest boy Sam. 187 185 02/22/90 "Indoor Fun with Sammy and Robby" Rebecca's pubescent dreams of a perfect romantic day with Robin are youth-urped by Sam, whom Robin goads into a series of childish challenges. 188 186 03/08/90 "Fifty-Fifty Carla" Carla agrees to split Eddie's estate 50-50 with his other widow Gloria, until she finds it's $50,000 in insurance money. 189 189 03/15/90 "Bar Wars III: The Return of Tecumseh" The gang goes on the warpath against Gary's Olde Towne Tavern when they notice Cheers' statue of Tecumseh is missing in action, while Rebecca wishes they'd all go back to their sitting bull sessions. 190 191 03/29/90 "Loverboyd" Woody isn't ready to say au revoir to Kelly, whose dad is sending her to school in Europe. Meanwhile, Norm suffers as designated driver for a night. 191 192 04/12/90 "The Ghost and Mrs. LeBec" The appearance of Eddie's ghost shaves a few years off Carla's life and compels her to call Madame Lazora, while Rebecca goes on TV to complain about a defective hair-removal system. 192 190 04/19/90 "Mr. Otis Regrets" Sam tries to get a rise out of Rebecca by telling her he pushed the right buttons in an elevator with Robin's other girlfriend. Woody is floored when a woman answers his ad for a roommate. [Postponed from an earlier date.] 193 193 04/26/90 "Cry Hard" (Part 1 of 2) Robin asks Rebecca to move in with him, but she discovers he's been using her computer to get inside info on her corporation. Postmaster General Anthony Frank has a cameo. 194 194 05/03/90 "Cry Harder" (Part 2 of 2, Finale 8) Rebecca contemplates a future as "the bride of a convict" as her "sweet baby" financier, Robin Colcord, is arrested for insider trading. Although she keeps up a brave front for Robin, Rebecca fears the worst: "He'll fry. Street lights will dim." But tears for Robin and Rebecca could mean Cheers for Sam. As a reward for turning Robin in, the corporation offers to sell him the bar back for a pittance. Meanwhile, Rebecca reels from the realization that Sam was the one who ratted on Robin. *** Season #9 *** 195 196 09/20/90 "Love is a Really, Really Perfectly Okay Thing" (Premiere 9) Picking up where last season left off -- in Sam's office, on the sofa -- the ninth finds Sam and Rebecca in the afterglow, while Sam fights the urge to dazzle the guys. 196 195 09/27/90 "Cheers Fouls Out" Sam scores points with everybody but Gary when he nets the Boston Celtics' Kevin McHale to play in their annual grudge basketball match -- but only if they'll pass their winnings on to charity. 197 197 10/04/90 "Rebecca Redux" Sam, drowning in work, hires a new manager, who seems to buoy everyone's spirits along with serving them -- until Sam finds out what depths Rebecca's sunk to for work. 198 198 10/11/90 "Where Nobody Knows Your Name" Rebecca won't admit it, but she's steamed when Robin's ex-lover goes public, saying she's his current paramour, while Carla is all hot and bothered over Indian summer. 199 199 10/18/90 "Ma Always Liked You Better" A sniveling rivalry is born when Cliff's visiting mother decides Woody is the son she never had, but it's all relative when Norm gets wedged in a window. 200 201 10/25/90 "Grease" Norm has a cow when he learns the Hungry Heifer is closing its doors, so he takes his beef to the people, while Sam ribs Rebecca about Robin, who's working on a road gang. 201 207 11/01/90 "Breaking in is Hard to Do" Learning their son is no egghead, Frasier and Lilith scramble to decide who'll give up career for full-time parenthood. Meanwhile, Carla and Rebecca hatch a plot to pay Robin a conjugal visit. 202 200 11/15/90 "Bad Neighbor Sam" Instead of the Hatfields and McCoys, it's the Hills and Malones as Sam feuds with his new neighbor, snooty restauranteur John Hill, in the series' 200th episode. 203 204 11/22/90 "Veggie-Boyd" Woody gets cast in a commercial for a new vegetable drink, while Cliff's self-esteem is squashed when the popularity of the bar's new trivia napkins mushrooms. 204 205 12/06/90 "Norm and Cliff's Excellent Adventure" Woody gets hooked on a home shopping show, while Norm and Cliff get more than they bargained for when they instigate a fight between Sam and Frasier. 205 208 12/13/90 "Woody Interruptus" Kelly returns from Europe, avec an amorous Frenchman, while Cliff decides to cheat "il morte" by having his head cryogenically frozen. 206 206 01/03/91 "Honor Thy Mother" Carla refuses to knuckle under to her dictator of a mother's deathbed demand that she name one of her kids Benito Mussolini. 207 209 01/10/91 "Achilles Hill" Sam, bedeviled by John Hill, decides to exorcise the demon by dating his daughter; Carla thinks the foosball table is possessed. 208 210 01/24/91 "Days of Wine and Neuroses" (Part 1 of 2) Rebecca pops a cork -- several, in fact -- when Robin finally pops the question, while Frasier seems married to the bar's new sing-along machine. [postponed from 01/17/91 due to war coverage] 209 211 01/31/91 "Wedding Bell Blues" (Part 2 of 2) Cheers nuptials seldom go off without a hitch, and the wedding of Robin and Rebecca is no exception. Last week, Robin proposed to Rebecca and she confessed to Sam that she was tied in knots over tying the knot. But she doesn't remember any of it the next morning. She's looking for something old, something borrowed and something blue. Carla offers Norm's liver. Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield has a cameo. [postponed from 01/24/91] 210 212 02/07/91 "I'm Gonna Get My Act Together and Stick it in Your Face" It's the worst of times for Rebecca, who's broken up over her breakup, and the best of times for Frasier, who's reading Dickens to the gang. [postponed from 01/31/91] 211 214 02/14/91 "Sam Time, Next Year" Sam is where he wants to be on Valentine's Day -- flat on his back -- but it's because he fell down some stairs before his 20th annual tryst with Lauren. 212 213 02/21/91 "Crash of the Titans" Rebecca isn't shooting from the lip in bidding to buy the bar as she and Sam compete in a kissing- up contest to take over John Hill's lease. 213 215 02/28/91 "It's a Wonderful Wife" The bar celebrates Frasier's birthday, but the party's over for Norm, who falls off his stool when Vera gets a job upstairs. 214 216 03/14/91 "Cheers Has Chili" Rebecca hopes to earn a few extra beans by serving Woody's chili in the poolroom, but the plan gives Sam indigestion. 215 218 03/21/91 "Carla Loves Clavin" Carla has to fill the toughest order of her life -- being nice to Cliff -- when she gets a tip that he's a judge for the Miss Boston Barmaid contest. 216 217 03/28/91 "Pitch it Again, Sam" Sam's old rival shows up, but Sam balks when he tries to goad him back onto the mound one last time. 217 219 04/04/91 "Rat Girl" Lilith is caught in a maze of grief when her favorite lab rat dies, and Frasier experiments with a way to free her, while Paul is the unlikely cheese to a sexy pursuer. 218 220 04/25/91 "Home Malone" Sam has an adventure baby-sitting Frederick, and Woody faces Peril when babe-in-the-woods Kelly gets a job at Cheers for a school pRoject. 219 221 05/02/91 "Uncle Sam Wants You" (Finale 9) With Frasier and Sam fighting over emotional custody of Freddie, Sam decides he wants a little Malone of his own, but something's missing -- a mom. *** Season #10 *** 220 222 09/19/91 "Baby Balk" (Premiere 10) The well-meaning advice of Frasier and Lilith throws a monkey wrench into the conception plans of Sam and Rebecca, and Woody runs into trouble when he temporarily is in charge of the bar. 221 223 09/26/91 "Get Your Kicks on Route 666" Frasier suggests the guys go on a road trip to find their "inner hairy men," while the women locate one filling in at the bar -- Carla's cousin Frankie. 222 225 10/03/91 "Madame LaCarla" Madame Lazora, who's retiring, decides to pass her crystal ball on to Carla, who doesn't predict much of a future for herself as a psychic. 223 229 10/10/91 "The Norm Who Came to Dinner" Norm hurts his back painting at the Cranes', and Lilith discovers she'll need one to get him off the sofa and back to Cheers. 224 227 10/17/91 "Ma's Little Maggie" To Cliff's surprise, his mom and girlfriend Maggie warm up to each other right away, while Rebecca's frozen fertility underwear receives a cool reception from Sam. 225 224 10/24/91 "Unplanned Parenthood" Sam and Rebecca's burning desire to be parents is tested by the baptism of fire they get baby-sitting Carla's kids, while Cliff is hot to direct the video Woody's sending home. 226 230 10/31/91 "Bar Wars V: The Final Judgement" Sam's the one who's spooked when it looks like the Cheers gang gave Gary the Halloween fright of his life -- which may have scared him to death. 227 226 11/07/91 "Where Have All The Floorboards Gone" The guys court disaster when they get the Celtics' Kevin McHale so obsessed with how many bolts there are on the floor of Boston Garden that the other team mops him up. Kevin's wife Lynn and announcer Glenn Ordway have cameos. 228 231 11/14/91 "Head Over Hill" Sam asks Carla to get even with John Allen Hill, but instead she gets horizontal with him, which really gets Sam's goat. 229 228 11/21/91 "A French Fine Whine" Woody wants to ask Kelly to marry him, but Henri and his expiring visa propose a problem. 230 232 12/05/91 "I'm Okay, You're Defective" Frasier balks at making out his will, while Sam would rather die than have Rebecca's fertility doctor tell him he's not of sound body. 231 233 12/12/91 "Go Make" Sam and Rebecca check into a hotel for a weekend of baby-making, but their fertile imaginations soon give them pregnant pause. Sam's chance encounter with a fristrated father gives rise to a fantasy in which the lack of love between parents turns little Sam into an armed robber. Rebecca, meanwhile, realizes that the honeymoon's over after meeting a pair of amorous newlyweds. 232 234 01/02/92 "Don't Shoot... I'm Only the Psychiatrist" Norm and Cliff help Frasier's low self-esteem group cut its fearless leader down to size, while Woody takes a little too much off the top when he trims Sam's hair. 233 235 01/09/92 "No Rest for the Woody" To pay for Kelly's engagement ring, Woody moonlights as a gravedigger, but it's his funeral when, dead on his feet, he has to meet Kelly's grandmother. 234 237 01/16/92 "My Son, the Father" Carla's no nun, but she really risks the wrath of God when her son announces his decision to become a priest; Sam's prayers are answered when he finds a way to get back at John Hill. 235 236 01/30/92 "One Hugs, the Other Doesn't" Children's singer Nanny Gee strikes a chord with Frasier, while the music stops for Woody, who's disappointed with a concert experience. 236 238 02/06/92 "Diminished Rebecca, With a Suspended Cliff" Harry Connick Jr. plays Woody's cousin, who wears his heart on his sleeve when it comes to his crush on Rebecca; and Cliff's hot under the collar over the new postal uniform. 237 239 02/13/92 "License to Hill" Rebecca insists she can deal with the bar while the guys play cards, but she puts on her poker face when it turns out they've got a full house -- and no liquor license. 238 240 02/20/92 "Rich Man, Wood Man" The guys try to lead Woody out of the fog when a vacation in London with Kelly and her money turns him into a royal jerk. 239 241 02/27/92 "Smotherly Love" Frasier wants Lilith to stand up to her domineering mother, while Rebecca wants Sam to sit down with Norm and tell him to pay his bar tab. 240 242 03/26/92 "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" Sam makes more than a Mickey Mouse attempt at a baseball comeback, while rodent-sitter Frasier loses Lilith's beloved lab rat. 241 244 04/23/92 "Rebecca's Lover... Not" Rebecca's high-school sweetheart gets her motor running again, but he's chosen a different road, while Sam, upset over his stolen car, starts a support group. 242 245 04/30/92 "Bar Wars VI: This Time It's For Real" The new owner of Gary's Old Towne Tavern turns out to be a real wiseguy, whose response to Cheer's welcoming prank is a well-organized crime that really blows the gang away. 243 243 05/07/92 "Heeeeeere's Cliffy" With aspiring comic Cliff at his wit's end, Norm tells him "The Tonight Show" accepted his material, but the joke's on Norm when Cliff surprises him with tickets to Burbank. Johnny Carson and Doc Severinsen have cameos. 244 724 05/14/92 "An Old-Fashioned Wedding" (Finale 10) Woody and Kelly engage in a little prenuptial funny business, but it's nothing compared with their wedding. (1 hour) *** Season #11 *** 245 250 09/24/92 "The Little Match Girl" (Premiere 11) In the 11th-season opener, the heat is on for a wired Rebecca when she accidentally starts a fire in the bar and then blames it on faulty wiring. 246 251 10/01/92 "The Beer is Always Greener" While the bar is being rebuilt, Carla has to take a job at another tavern, where she has to be horribly nice; Woody thinks that Kelly worships Satan when he finds out she's a different kind of Lutheran from him. 247 248 10/08/92 "The King of Beers" Norm gets his dream job as a taster for a brewery while Rebecca gets her first taste of gambling -- and losing -- when the bar gets a new slot machine. 248 249 10/22/92 "The Magnificent Six" Sam regrets taking Henri under his wing when he's challenged to see who's the better lady's man. Meanwhile, Rebecca takes desperate measures to quit smoking. [postponed from 10/15/92] 249 254 10/29/92 "Do Not Forsake Me, 'O My Postman" Cliff's old flame Maggie returns and claims to be carrying their unborn child; Rebecca hires a hack songwriter to write a jingle for the bar. 250 252 11/05/92 "Teaching with the Enemy" (Part 1 of 2) Frasier and Lilith's marriage could be on shaky ground when Rebecca spots Lilith in a compromising position with another man. Meanwhile, Sam hires a bouncer for the bar. 251 253 11/12/92 "The Girl in the Plastic Bubble" (Part 2 of 2) Lilith sends Frasier to the edge when she tells him that she wants a yearlong trial separation, during which she'll be living with her lover in an underground biosphere. 252 256 11/17/92 "Ill Gotten Gaines" Mr. Gaines thinks Woody is blackmailing him after Woody catches him cheating on his wife; Rebecca hosts a Thanksgiving party at the bar. 253 255 12/03/92 "Feelings... Whoa, Whoa, Whoa" Carla doesn't want to show her true feelings when John Hill has a heart attack; Cliff is convinced that Hitler has moved into his apartment building. 254 257 12/10/92 "Daddy's Middle-Aged Girl" Rebecca's overbearing father orders her to return to San Diego with him; Woody tries to command Kelly to move her things into his apartment. 255 258 12/17/92 "Love Me, Love My Car" Sam acts like a swine when he tries to retrieve a car he sold from the buyer's widow; Rebecca befriends the pig that's to be Woody's Christmas dinner. 256 259 01/07/93 "Sunday Dinner" Cliff and Norm agree to videotape a family reunion that's being held in the bar; Frasier goes on what he thinks is a date with his secretary. 257 260 01/14/93 "Norm's Big Audit" A brash IRS agent tries to get Norm to sleep with her in exchange for not auditing him; Sam attempts to sabotage the gang's viewing of one of his old ballgames. 258 261 01/21/93 "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Bar" Robin comes back to the bar, with two surprises: he's broke and he hid another money belt containing millions of dollars somewhere in the bar. 259 262 02/04/93 "Loathe and Marriage" Daddy's little girl is getting married and wants the father of the bride to walk her down the aisle, despite objections from the mother of the bride -- Carla. 260 263 02/11/93 "Is There A Doctor In the Howe?" (Part 1 of 2) After receiving a telegram from Lilith asking him for a divorce, Frasier finds comfort in the arms of another woman -- Rebecca. 261 264 02/18/93 "The Bar Manager, the Shrink, His Wife, and Her Lover" (Part 2 of 2) The unexpected return of Lilith is further complicated by the arrival of the insane, gun-toting Dr. Pascal. 262 265 02/25/93 "The Last Picture Show" When the guys go to a drive-in theater, Sam leaves the bar in the charge of one of its former owners, who proceeds to drive Carla and Rebecca crazy. 263 267 03/18/93 "Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey" Sam is going to need the luck of the Irish -- and maybe the help of Harry the Hat -- to win a St. Patrick's Day bet with Gary's Old Towne Tavern. 264 269 04/01/93 "Look Before You Sleep" Sam's dream of getting a good night's sleep becomes a nightmare when he accidentally locks his keys in the bar, which sends him on a frantic search for a bed. 265 270 04/22/93 "Woody Gets an Election" Frasier conducts an experiment in voter psychology -- by putting Woody on the ballot for city council. Spanky McFarland ("Our Gang") has a cameo. 266 272 04/29/93 "It's Lonely on the Top" The morning after a night of drinking Carla's potent brew brings a few surprises: an intimate encounter, some tattoos and a shocking disclosure from Sam. 267 268/271 05/06/93 "Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses" The gang thinks that Cliff has finally gone and killed his mother. Meanwhile, Rebecca goes wild when she thinks Mr. Gaines has asked her out. (1 hour) 268 266 05/13/93 "The Guy Can't Help It" Rebecca is flush with excitement about dating a plumber; Sam joins a counseling group for sexual compulsives. 269 275 05/20/93 "One for the Road" (Series Finale) After 11 years and 111 Emmy nominations, the place where everybody knows you name is finally sounding its last call. But first, there's Last Call! A Cheers Celebration, a series retrospective hosted by Bob Costas. Then (at 9:24) Shelley Long returns as Diane, who's written an award-winning movie based on Carla's life. The gang watches in disbelief as she receives her award on TV and gives the longest acceptance speech in awards history. Sam later phones Diane and the two lapse into lies about their lives. Diane tells him that she's married and has three children. Sam tells her he's married with four children - only to have Diane show up the next day wanting to have lunch with his "wife." Sam panics and asks Rebecca, who has just turned down a marriage proposal from a plumber named Don, to pose as Mrs. Malone. Mike Ditka and model Kim Alexis are among the celebrities who have cameos.