Season 8 Episode 13

Sammy and the Professor

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Jan 04, 1990 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • In the restaurant, Sam orders for Rebecca while he and the professor are eating their salads. Rebecca's meal arrives before the others a mere 2 minutes later while they're still on their salads, even though they ordered long before she did.

    • When the professor first enters Cheers, Sam hits on her from the bar counter and the stage lights are clearly visible above his head.

  • Quotes

    • Donald: is there a Mrs. Carla LeBec here?
      Carla: Who wants to know?
      Donald: I'm Donald Zajac, Internal Revenue Service.
      Carla: I'm the widow LeBec.

    • Alice: (to Rebecca) You don't have to impress me, you never did.

    • Carla: Hey teach, I'm Carla LeBec. Listen I got this business problem. I'm being audited by the IRS and I'm a little scared.
      Alice: Well don't be. The IRS auditors aren't inherently evil monsters and sadists. They're people just like you.
      Carla: Boy I'm in worse trouble than I thought.

    • Waiter: Have you made up your mind yet? The rest of your party are already on their salads!
      Rebecca: Alright, is the swordfish fresh?
      Waiter: It was when you started ordering

    • Rebecca: She's also the author of a book that's on the best sellers list. Maybe you've heard of it "Speak Out and Score."
      Sam: Oh yeah, I read that book
      Rebecca: You read her book? You read a book?
      Sam: It was an accident. Who knew "Speak Out and Score" would be about business. I thought it was about babes. Oddly enough that business stuff really works on babes!

    • Frasier: You know Carla, the fear of opening the letter can be much worse than actually reading it
      Carla: I guess you're right
      Frasier: There you go, Carla, nothing to fear but fear, itself...
      Carla: I'm getting audited!
      Frasier: And that!

    • Norm: Come on audits happen everyday. I did thousands of them when I was an accountant. All you need to do is get yourself a good accountant.
      Carla: Will you do it?
      Norm: Sorry Carla, I'm a painter now. I can't do it. But if you want your jail cell painted Navajo White I've got an extra...
      Carla: Listen I'm desperate. I'll pay you.
      Norm: Okay all right, I'll do it.

    • Norm: It looks like you'll have to bury the auditor in paperwork. Get your hands on all your receipts, if you don't have them, make them up
      Carla: That's illegal
      Norm: Okay, if you don't wanna...
      Carla: No, the kids will love it! We'll make it a family project!

    • Sam: I think you look good now and I didn't even know you back then.
      Alice: Him I like.

    • Rebecca: Did you and Sam clear things up?
      Alice: We sure did, then we steamed it up again.

    • Sam: See ya Spring Break....that's an inside joke, we broke a few springs last night.

    • Sam: When the lights go out, everybody's the same age! And nobody's lonely.

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