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
- The show's theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" was released as a single in 1983, and became a moderate hit. There was some belief that Woody Harrelson was the song's singer, and was…
[show]The show's theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" was released as a single in 1983, and became a moderate hit. There was some belief that Woody Harrelson was the song's singer, and was cast on the show as a result. That was not the case as Harrelson wasn't involved with the show until being cast. The song was performed by its songwriter Gary Portnoy. A 2011 Rolling Stone reader's poll ranked the song at number one on their list of Greatest TV Theme Songs Ever.
- The writers often gave Kelsey Grammer deliberately bad lines as a game to see if he could make them funny - and Grammer always did. (Though writer Ken Levine denied this on his blog.)
- Baseball Hall Of Famers Casey Stengel (II), Yogi Berra and Sparky Anderson served as the inspiration and basis for Coach.