Cheers

Season 4 Episode 24

Strange Bedfellows (1)

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Aired Thursday 9:00 PM May 01, 1986 on NBC
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Local councilwoman Janet Eldridge comes to Cheers as part of her re-election campaign, and Sam finds himself smitten with her. Janet and Sam become a couple, but a jealous Diane joins the opposition campaign fearing that if Janet wins the election, she will win Sam's heart as well. Meanwhile Frasier also joins the opposition campaign hoping to win Diane back.moreless

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    Rhea Perlman

    Rhea Perlman

    Carla Lozupone Tortelli LeBec

    George Wendt

    George Wendt

    Hilary Norman "Norm" Peterson

    Ted Danson

    Ted Danson

    Sam "Mayday" Malone

    Shelley Long

    Shelley Long

    Diane Chambers

    John Ratzenberger

    John Ratzenberger

    Clifford C "Cliff" Clavin, Jr

    Woody Harrelson

    Woody Harrelson

    Woodrow Tiberius "Woody" Boyd

    Kate Mulgrew

    Kate Mulgrew

    Janet Eldridge

    Guest Star

    Max Wright

    Max Wright

    Jim Fleener

    Guest Star

    David Paymer

    David Paymer

    Phil Schumacher

    Guest Star

    Paul Willson

    Paul Willson

    Paul Krapence

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    Tim Cunningham

    Tim Cunningham

    Tim

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (9)

    • NOTES (4)

      • This episode's guest star, Kate Mulgrew, had previously starred as the wife of Lt. Columbo in the short-lived 1979 spin-off series Mrs. Columbo.

      • This episode features two guest stars who went on to star in their own TV series. Kate Mulgrew went on to play Captain Janeway on "Star Trek Voyager" for 7 seasons. Max Wright went on to play Willie Tanner in the TV show "ALF" for 4 seasons.

      • David Paymer seems to be reprising the role he had in season 3 episode King of the Hill, but is finally given a name (Phil Schumacher).

      • The only three-part episode in the series' run. (The final episode One For the Road was a 90 minute special broken into 3 parts in syndication.)

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • In the scene where Diane and her date enter the bar, Frasier alludes to the 1964 crime drama starring Ann-Margret and John Forsythe when he refers to Diane as a "Kitten with a Whip".

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