History Series / Cheers

13th Feb '18 4:40:41 PM bubzilla
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** Being set in a bar there were a lot of permanent extras that could qualify as ascended extras, while they normally only said a throw-away line or two, its a testament to the excellent writing to give them significant character development as well as making them easily fit in with the regular cast.
12th Feb '18 11:24:57 AM eroock
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* HomeEarlySurprise: Norm was once hired by Rebecca's boss to paint his bedroom while he was away in Europe. He decides to bring Rebecca into the room and show her around. That's when the boss returns from his trip early and Rebecca has to hide in the closet. The rest of the episode involves Norm's attempts to get her out.



* HouseFire: The bar catches fire in "The Little Match Girl."

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* HouseFire: The bar catches fire in "The y"The Little Match Girl."
26th Jan '18 11:51:27 PM mlsmithca
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* TheAlcoholic: Sam is a recovering one. When asked what happened to his baseball career, he says "Elbow trouble. Bent it too often."

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* TheAlcoholic: Sam is a recovering one. When asked what happened to his baseball career, he says says, "Elbow trouble. Bent it too often."



* AltumVidetur: In "Coach Returns to Action", Coach introduces his neighbor, Nina, to Diane, and tells Nina "Diane is very smart. Diane, say something very smart." Apparently deciding that the best way to sound intelligent on command is to speak Latin, Diane says, "Tempus fugit." (Usually translated as "Time flies.")

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* AltumVidetur: In "Coach Returns to Action", Coach introduces his neighbor, neighbour, Nina, to Diane, and tells Nina "Diane is very smart. Diane, say something very smart." Apparently deciding that the best way to sound intelligent on command is to speak Latin, Diane says, "Tempus fugit." (Usually translated as "Time flies.")
26th Jan '18 11:35:46 PM C2
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* MultiNationalShows: A version on Spain's Telecinco had a short run in 2011. Their version of Sam was a retired UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball player.
13th Jan '18 5:15:36 PM TheGreatConversation
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* OminousAdversarialAmusement: When it appears that Harry the Hat has conned Coach, Sam, Norm, Cliff, and another conman out of a bunch of money (including Coach's life savings) Coach has his head in his hands, shaking. Then it turns out that he's not crying, he's laughing. "Coach, what are you laughing at?" Coach responds "That!" and points to the back of the bar, where Harry reappears. He and Coach set up a con within a con within a con in order to con the other con artist out of his money.
4th Jan '18 2:04:59 PM ProfessorDetective
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* AchievementsInIgnorance: In "They Call Me Mayday", Coach is able to do handstand push-ups (''one handed'' handstand push-ups, even) when he remembers doing them during Spring Training. When Sam points out it was actually someone else who was able to do them, Coach immediately collapses.

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* AchievementsInIgnorance: In "They Call Me Mayday", Coach is able to do handstand push-ups (''one handed'' (''one-handed'' handstand push-ups, even) when he remembers doing them during Spring Training. When Sam points out it was actually someone else who was able to do them, Coach immediately collapses.



* TheAlcoholic: Sam is a recovering one. When asked what happened to his baseball career, he says, "Elbow trouble. Bent it too often."
* AlcoholInducedIdiocy: 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}}''.) Diane brings up the fact it's not enforceable, but Sam wants to keep it quiet because he's ashamed about getting drunk again.

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* TheAlcoholic: Sam is a recovering one. When asked what happened to his baseball career, he says, says "Elbow trouble. Bent it too often."
* AlcoholInducedIdiocy: 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}}''.) Diane brings up the fact it's not enforceable, but Sam wants to keep it quiet because he's ashamed about of getting drunk again.



** 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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** In "Homicidal Ham," Diane and crazy Andy are performing Theatre/{{Othello}}'s murder of Desdemona, 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!]]"



* AltumVidetur: In "Coach Returns to Action", Coach introduces his neighbour, Nina, to Diane, and tells Nina "Diane is very smart. Diane, say something very smart." Apparently deciding that the best way to sound intelligent on command is to speak Latin, Diane says, "Tempus fugit." (Usually translated as "Time flies.")

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* AltumVidetur: In "Coach Returns to Action", Coach introduces his neighbour, neighbor, Nina, to Diane, and tells Nina "Diane is very smart. Diane, say something very smart." Apparently deciding that the best way to sound intelligent on command is to speak Latin, Diane says, "Tempus fugit." (Usually translated as "Time flies.")



* SixIsNine: The bar has a raffle using numbered pingpong balls. Number 99 gets chosen, but Sam points out that the 99 looks like a 66. HilarityEnsues.

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* SixIsNine: The bar has a raffle using numbered pingpong ping-pong balls. Number 99 gets chosen, but Sam points out that the 99 looks like a 66. HilarityEnsues.
1st Jan '18 2:11:27 PM OlfinBedwere
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the first few episodes, Loretta repeatedly refers to herself as a "Tortelli woman," as though she were born into the Tortelli family. Later episodes would establish that Tortelli is actually her married name, and that her maiden name was Lozupone.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the first few episodes, Loretta Carla repeatedly refers to herself as a "Tortelli woman," as though she were born into the Tortelli family. Later episodes would establish that Tortelli is actually her married name, and that her maiden name was Lozupone.
1st Jan '18 3:02:05 AM OlfinBedwere
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the first few episodes, Loretta repeatedly refers to herself as a "Tortelli woman," as though she were born into the Tortelli family. Later episodes would establish that Tortelli is actually her married name, and that her maiden name was Lozupone.
30th Dec '17 4:39:20 AM lakingsif
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* ExtraLongEpisode: It ended its hugely successful 11-year run with "One for the Road", a 98-minute episode.
25th Dec '17 3:33:38 PM AnotherGuy
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* AccidentalAdultery: PlayedWith. Cliff gets bitten by a dog on his route and decides to sue the owner. The owner then starts up a relationship with him instead. Eventually, she gets him to sign a document dropping the lawsuit and checks her messages. One of them is from her husband who disappeared in Vietnam and just came back. (It's heavily implied to have been a huge con and Cliff fell for it.)

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* AccidentalAdultery: PlayedWith. Cliff gets bitten by a dog on his route and decides to sue the owner. The owner then starts up a relationship with him instead. Eventually, she gets him to sign a document dropping the lawsuit and checks her messages. One of them is from her husband who disappeared in Vietnam and just came back. (It's heavily implied to have been (It was a huge con con, and Cliff fell for it.knew it. When he blundered and signed, the call came and Cliff muttered "[[GenreSavvy Uh oh]]", knowing he could no longer sexually blackmail her.)
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