Cheers

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Season 1, Ep 21, Aired 3/24/83
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  • Episode Description
  • Sam becomes jealous when his impressive older brother Derek drops by the bar and charms everyone including a smitten Diane.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Rhea Perlman

    Carla Lozupone Tortelli

  • George Wendt

    Hilary Norman "Norm" Peterson

  • Ted Danson

    Sam "Mayday" Malone

  • Shelley Long

    Diane Chambers

  • Nicholas Colasanto

    Ernie "Coach" Pantusso

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (12)

    • Carla: Hey Sam, you ever thought for a minute about...you and me? Sam: (hesitates) You're too much woman for me, Carla. Carla: (smiles) You're a wise man, Sam.

    • Sam: "Hard to get" for me used to mean sitting through dinner.

    • Sam: Quiet, empty, dimly lit... Diane: Ah, much like your mind.

    • Coach: Sam, a nuclear bomb just hit Boston. Sam and Diane: (in unison) Derek's here. Coach: You're catching on.

    • Carla: Hey Sam, you want me to hang around until your date gets here. Sam: No, you probably want to get on home. Carla: Are you kiddin'? It's two am, my kids might be there.

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    Notes (6)

    • The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Graphic Design and Title Sequences.

    • On March 17, 1983 at the Ninth People's Choice Awards, Cheers was awarded Best New Comedy Series.

    • NBC rebroadcast this episode on September 15, 1983.

    • "Cheers is filmed before a live studio audience" is announced by Rhea Perlman.

    • For the entire episode, the black and white picture of Sam behind the bar is missing.

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    Trivia (1)

    • goof: During the Sam and Carla discussion when Derek is in the other room with all the patrons, the positioning of the beer bottles on the tray on the bar changes between shots.

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