History Series / Cheers

20th Jul '17 11:28:40 AM LentilSandEater
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** In "Bar Bet", Sam almost loses the bar when he falls off the wagon and makes a drunken bet to marry Jacqueline Bisset within one year. (The sleazy guy trying to take the bar from Sam is Michael Richards of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''.)
** Also a case of ArtisticLicenseLaw and SocietyMarchesOn : Contracts signed while the signer is under the influence are invalid, precisely because of deals like the one in "Bar Bet." (In fairness, Diane does point out that if the case went to court Sam could easily argue that his judgement was impaired, but Sam is reluctant to make his alcoholism a public spectacle.)

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** In "Bar Bet", Sam almost loses the bar when he falls off the wagon and makes a drunken bet to marry Jacqueline Bisset within one year. (The sleazy guy trying to take the bar from Sam is Michael Richards of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''.)
** Also a case of ArtisticLicenseLaw and SocietyMarchesOn : Contracts signed while
) Diane brings up the signer is under the influence are invalid, precisely fact it's not enforceable, but Sam wants to keep it quiet because of deals like the one in "Bar Bet." (In fairness, Diane does point out that if the case went to court Sam could easily argue that his judgement was impaired, but Sam is reluctant to make his alcoholism a public spectacle.)he's ashamed about getting drunk again.
20th Jul '17 11:27:28 AM LentilSandEater
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* AlcoholInducedIdiocy: In "Bar Bet", Sam almost loses the bar when he falls off the wagon and makes a drunken bet to marry Creator/JacquelineBisset within one year. (The sleazy guy trying to take the bar from Sam is Michael Richards of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''.)
** Also a case of ArtisticLicenseLaw and SocietyMarchesOn : Contracts signed while the signer is under the influence are invalid, precisely because of deals like the one in "Bar Bet." (In fairness, Diane does point out that if the case went to court Sam could easily argue that his judgment was impaired, but Sam is reluctant to make his alcoholism a public spectacle.)

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* AlcoholInducedIdiocy: AlcoholInducedIdiocy:
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In "Bar Bet", Sam almost loses the bar when he falls off the wagon and makes a drunken bet to marry Creator/JacquelineBisset Jacqueline Bisset within one year. (The sleazy guy trying to take the bar from Sam is Michael Richards of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''.)
** Also a case of ArtisticLicenseLaw and SocietyMarchesOn : Contracts signed while the signer is under the influence are invalid, precisely because of deals like the one in "Bar Bet." (In fairness, Diane does point out that if the case went to court Sam could easily argue that his judgment judgement was impaired, but Sam is reluctant to make his alcoholism a public spectacle.)



* AllPartOfTheShow: In "Homicidal Ham," Diane and crazy Andy are performing Theatre/{{Othello}}'s murder of Desdemona, when Andy really begins to strangle Diane. She struggles, causing the present acting scout to exclaim, "[[AlternateCharacterInterpretation I love it! A Desdemona who fights back!]]"

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* AllPartOfTheShow: AllPartOfTheShow:
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In "Homicidal Ham," Diane and crazy Andy are performing Theatre/{{Othello}}'s murder of Desdemona, when Andy really begins to strangle Diane. She struggles, causing the present acting scout to exclaim, "[[AlternateCharacterInterpretation I love it! A Desdemona who fights back!]]"
8th Jul '17 10:22:24 AM AnotherGuy
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* NauseaFuel: Everyone's reaction to Coach's daughter Lisa's fiancee.

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* NauseaFuel: Everyone's reaction to Coach's daughter Lisa's fiancee. [[invoked]]
8th Jul '17 10:21:55 AM AnotherGuy
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* NauseaFuel: Everyone's reaction to Coach's daughter Lisa's fiancee.
-->'''Sam:''' Where are you going, Coach?\\
'''Coach:''' ''(blandly)'' To toss my cookies.
6th Jul '17 7:12:24 PM foxley
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* MinorWithFakeID: The first episode has an obviously underage kid (who looks about 12) attempting to by a beer using a military ID that says he's 38.
27th Jun '17 1:10:22 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* BelligerentSexualTension: Sam and Diane.
** Carla and John Allen Hill have this in later seasons.


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* BelligerentSexualTension:
** Sam and Diane are one of the most famous examples in TV history.
** Carla and John Allen Hill have this in later seasons.
4th May '17 12:08:32 PM Golondrina
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* LeFilmArtistique: In episode "Cheers: [[TheMovie The Motion Picture]]," the gang makes a home movie, "Manchild in Beantown," to convince Woody's protective parents to let him stay in Boston. Diane recuts the movie into a bizarre art film before sending it. This leads to the following GilliganCut exchange:
-->'''Diane''': After Woody's father sees this...there is no way he will be able to order Woody to leave here against his will.\\
[{{Wipe}}]\\
'''Woody''': Well, I guess this is goodbye, then.
** When Diane asks why his father didn't like her film, Woody replies that his father thought it was too derivative of Creator/JeanLucGodard.



* LeFilmArtistique: In episode "Cheers: [[TheMovie The Motion Picture]]," the gang makes a home movie, "Manchild in Beantown," to convince Woody's protective parents to let him stay in Boston. Diane recuts the movie into a bizarre art film before sending it. This leads to the following GilliganCut exchange:
-->'''Diane''': After Woody's father sees this...there is no way he will be able to order Woody to leave here against his will.\\
[{{Wipe}}]\\
'''Woody''': Well, I guess this is goodbye, then.
** When Diane asks why his father didn't like her film, Woody replies that his father thought it was too derivative of Creator/JeanLucGodard.
5th Apr '17 2:04:50 PM jamespolk
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* BleakAbyssRetirementHome: Inverted in one of the last episodes, "Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses". Cliff finally puts Ma Clavin in a retirement home. Feeling terribly guilty, Cliff goes back to the home, only to find that it is awesome and Ma Clavin is having a blast. Then when he sees the bill he yanks her out of there.
5th Apr '17 1:08:45 PM Malady
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* BetterAsFriends / PlatonicLifePartner: Sam and Carla are very close, and acknowledge that they each have considered the other as a possible love interest. They kiss at least once. She starts a bar fight in episode 2 to defend his honor. He pretends to be her boyfriend to make her ex jealous. They never become a couple.

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* BetterAsFriends / PlatonicLifePartner: BetterAsFriends: Sam and Carla are very close, and acknowledge that they each have considered the other as a possible love interest. They kiss at least once. She starts a bar fight in episode 2 to defend his honor. He pretends to be her boyfriend to make her ex jealous. They never become a couple.


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* PlatonicLifePartners: Sam and Carla are very close, and acknowledge that they each have considered the other as a possible love interest. They kiss at least once. She starts a bar fight in episode 2 to defend his honor. He pretends to be her boyfriend to make her ex jealous. They never become a couple.
4th Apr '17 3:04:37 PM jamespolk
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* HomeVersionSoundtrackReplacement: Season 9 episode "Grease" involves Robin going to jail for corporate espionage. In the original broadcast version, Sam taunts Rebecca at the bar by playing the song "I Fought the Law". In syndication and home video, however, a generic rock song is substituted, ruining the joke.
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