Cheers is a popular American situation comedy. The show is set in the Cheers bar (itself named for the toast "Cheers") in Boston, Massachusetts, where a group of locals meet to drink and generally have fun. The show's theme song written by Judy Hart Angelo & Gary Portnoy, & performed by Portnoy with its famous refrain, "where everybody knows your name", also became the show's tagline.
Last Episode11x28 One for the Road (3) Aired: May. 20, 1993
Woody embarks on his new life as City Councillor. Norm embarks on his new life as civil servant as Woody pulled some strings to get Norm an accounting …
Cheers: Season 1, Episode #6 - Any Friend of Diane's
Diane gets extremely jealous when her friend falls for Sam.
Cheers: Season 1, Episode #13 - Now Pitching, Sam Malone
A casting agent pursues Sam, offering more than just a business proposition.
Series Fun Facts
- Kirstie Alley co-starred on the show longer than Shelley Long, whom she replaced. Alley appeared for six seasons as opposed to Long's five.
- The part of Carla was at one point offered to singer-songwriter Janis Ian. Ian declined, as she would effectively have to take seven years out of her musical career to fill the acting…
[show]The part of Carla was at one point offered to singer-songwriter Janis Ian. Ian declined, as she would effectively have to take seven years out of her musical career to fill the acting contract. Ironically, the following year Ian was dropped by her label after the commercial failure of the album she had declined Cheers to write; it would be seven years before she recorded or toured significantly again.
- A cliffhanger was planned for the sixth season wherein Sam discovers a former girlfriend is HIV positive, thus putting Sam himself at risk. The episode was never filmed due to the writers' strike.