Season 1 Episode 10

Endless Slumper

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Dec 02, 1982 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Norm (to Sam): For the first time in my life I would rather be me than you.

    • (When the beer glass falls off the bar instead of curving around the corner)
      Diane: Gee I hope you didn't lose your other talent too.

    • (Diane is talking about meditation while Rick is talking about sex)
      Diane: Wait a minute. Don't say that it's not the answer until you've tried it.
      Sam: Diane. Diane.
      Diane: Excuse me. My name is Diane and I have done this for years. I'll tell you I would be happy to teach you how to do it.
      Rick: Well Diane this is very kind of you but I don't think...
      Diane: No, no no. Please do me the favor of trying it with me.
      Rick (To Sam): Is she serious?
      Sam: Oh yes. She's serious. She does it all the time. She just said so.
      Diane: That's right.
      Rick (pointing to Sam and Diane): Do you...?
      Diane: Are you kidding? Him? He would just make jokes.
      Rick: Well okay then. Okay! What time is good for you?
      Diane: Well personally I like to get at least half an hour of it in before breakfast. But look anytime is alright with me.
      Rick: Golly I like you.
      Diane: You know there is something so beautiful about experiencing it outdoors.
      Rick: Don't people stare at you?
      Diane: Yes, sometimes but they end up learning something. Sometimes people even join in. You know all this talk had gotten me so excited. Hell let's do it now!
      Rick: Outside?
      Diane: Oh oh no, it's a little cold and I prefer to take my shoes off. Um, Sam could we use your office?
      Sam: Wait a minute. I'm sorry I let this go too far.
      Diane (while walking with Rick to the office): No no, we don't need to hear from Mr. Skeptic. Rick here is after something and I can show him where it is. (They go in Sam's office, There's a pause and then the sound of a slap!)

    • Coach (about Rick): What he needs to do is beef up his sex life. You know see a little bit of the ladies. Take the edge off.
      Norm: He's right. Sammy here has taken more edges off than a carpenter.

    • Rick: Sam, I know it's a litle crazy for a perfect stranger to come in here asking for advice but my pitching coach said you are the one man in this world who could help me. Sam: Well, I'm flattered. Rick: Yeah he said if anyone knows about slumps it's you.

    • (talking about how Sam was able to make the beer slide around the corner of the bar)
      Diane: Okay how do it?
      Sam: Well it's just one of my two hidden talents. The other one is just as impressive.
      Diane: But you can hardly charge a buck for it.

    • Coach: What the story, Norm?
      Norm: A thirsty guy walks into a bar. You finish it.

    • (Carla is inteviewing her children's new tutor)
      Carla: Have you been is any major military skirmishes?
      Miss Gilder: What?
      Carla: Look it's very important that I know you can handle yourself.

  • Notes

    • NBC rebroadcast this episode on June 9, 1983 and August 16, 1984.

    • Diane's facial tic makes its first appearance. It would be a running joke for her five seasons on Cheers and even in an episode of Frasier.

  • Allusions