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 2, Episode #12 - Where There's a Will
Kramer includes Cheers in his will when he receives a dismal prognosis.
Cheers: Season 2, Episode #9 - They Called Me Mayday
Dick Cavett visits Cheers and suggests Sam publish his own writings.
Series Fun Facts
- Almost every episode has someone peeling a lemon.
- Elaine Stritch appeared in the original pilot of the show, playing Mrs. Littlefield, a sharp-tongued Boston Brahmin, who was confined to a wheelchair. However, the pilot ran too long and her…
[show]Elaine Stritch appeared in the original pilot of the show, playing Mrs. Littlefield, a sharp-tongued Boston Brahmin, who was confined to a wheelchair. However, the pilot ran too long and her part was cut out before broadcast. Stritch's character was named after Warren Littlefield, NBC's then President of the Entertainment division.
- To help boost ratings during the first season, a special scene was produced and aired right before Super Bowl XVII (1983) (TV). The scene featured commentator Pete Axthelm.