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
- Rhea Perlman's husband Danny DeVito frequently attended recordings of the show, though never made any guest appearances.
- Fred Dryer was a finalist for the role of Sam, a former professional athlete (originally, Sam was an ex-NFL player but this was changed to Sam being a former MLB pitcher to match Ted Danson's…
[show]Fred Dryer was a finalist for the role of Sam, a former professional athlete (originally, Sam was an ex-NFL player but this was changed to Sam being a former MLB pitcher to match Ted Danson's thin physique). Dryer had played 13 seasons in the NFL but Danson was a non-athlete. When Dryer later made guest appearances as Sam's friend Dave Richards, James Burrows suggested that Danson watch how Dryer carried himself for tips on how Sam would move/behave.
- While Carla was portrayed as a devout and practicing Roman Catholic, Rhea Perlman was actually Jewish.