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Misuse of "Where Everybody Knows Your Name."

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    chipsaugratin

    [1]Feb 13, 2008
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    I don't know if this is the appropriate place to mention this, but here goes. A chain of restaurant/bars in Canada, "Kelsey's," has recently begun ariring commercials using "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," the original as sung and recorded by Gary Portnoy. Their slogan is "Cheers to Good Food." Shame on you, Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo, or whomever else is responsible. I call for an immediate boycott of Kelsey's, until they cease using the song. It is ruining my warm fuzzies of the show.
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    HelloStuart

    [2]Feb 13, 2008
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    Here in the US, the "Cheers" theme song as has been used in at least two ad campaigns. It hasn't fazed me at all.
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    Spartan2k88

    [3]Feb 14, 2008
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    HelloStuart wrote:
    Here in the US, the "Cheers" theme song as has been used in at least two ad campaigns. It hasn't fazed me at all.


    yeah, there was one recently, but i can't think of what it was for...
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    sheltonlee

    [4]Feb 15, 2008
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    I wouldn't let it worry you too much Chips. The way I view it is that something from Cheers is so good that it is making its way into other domains. In a way it is a compliment. More pressing for me is the fact that I am currently watching all the previously released 8 seasons so that by the time 9 is released, I will be ready for it. Can't wait! Shelton
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    chipsaugratin

    [5]Feb 15, 2008
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    sheltonlee wrote:
    I wouldn't let it worry you too much Chips. The way I view it is that something from Cheers is so good that it is making its way into other domains. In a way it is a compliment. More pressing for me is the fact that I am currently watching all the previously released 8 seasons so that by the time 9 is released, I will be ready for it. Can't wait! Shelton


    Worry? No, anger is the word.
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    Spartan2k88

    [6]Feb 15, 2008
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    i knew there was a recent commercial that used the Cheers theme, and i found it!!

    Diet Dr. Pepper

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    HelloStuart

    [7]Feb 17, 2008
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    Spartan2k88 wrote:

    i knew there was a recent commercial that used the Cheers theme, and i found it!!

    Diet Dr. Pepper


    That's right! I kept thinking it was for beer.
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    Kgoertzen

    [8]Mar 10, 2008
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    I personally think that its neat that a new generation get to hear a really clever theme song
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    chipsaugratin

    [9]Mar 15, 2008
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    AHA! My boycott must be working - Kelsey's is shutting down its operations in the province of Quebec. The power of righteous outrage!
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    HelloStuart

    [10]Mar 19, 2008
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    chipsaugratin wrote:

    AHA! My boycott must be working - Kelsey's is shutting down its operations in the province of Quebec. The power of righteous outrage!

    Or lack of profit margins in French Canada.
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