The Best Episodes of Cheers

One for the Road (3)

#1 - One for the Road (3) 8.40

Season 11 - Episode 28

Whilst watching the National Cable Ace Awards, the gang sees ex-waitress Diane Chambers winning the award for best writing in a mini-series. This leads to Sam calling Diane to congratulate her, and to find out that she is married and has children. Sam tells her Diane that he too has a wife and kids, and invites Diane and her husband to visit them. Sam strongly believes Diane is lying and becomes really shocked when she walks into Cheers the following day to meet Mrs Malone. Meanwhile Rebecca's boyfriend Don proposes to her and she accidently says no, ends up heartbroken and agrees to play Sam's wife to fool Diane. Sam and Rebecca have dinner with Diane and her husband, Reed Manchester. During the dinner Don arrives and proposes to her again, and this time she manages to say yes! They leave the dinner, and Sam thinks he must look like a fool. Then Diane's husband turns out to be a fake when *his* husband Kevin appears! Now alone, Sam and Diane reminisce about the good old times, and end

An Old-Fashioned Wedding (2)

#2 - An Old-Fashioned Wedding (2) 8.33

Season 10 - Episode 26

Woody and Kelly's wedding faces some funny obstacles, before and during the ceremony, including Sam's flirtation with a German guest who turns out to be married, the priest dying and Kelly's Uncle Roger having to perform the ceremony - but only if he is drunk, Rebecca having to ice the cake after insulting the kitchen staff, and Lilith having to sing to the guests in order to stop them, and Woody and Kelly, from finding out the disasters going on behind the scenes.

One Hugs, the Other Doesn't

#3 - One Hugs, the Other Doesn't 8.25

Season 10 - Episode 16

A Boston performance by children's singer Nanny Gee for Frederick's birthday sheds light on Frasier's past as Lilith and the barflies discover Nanny is Frasier's first wife! Frasier had forgotten to mention this fact to Lilith and when Nanny arrives at Cheers she and Lilith soon get into a catfight!

Directors: James Burrows
Showdown (2)

#4 - Showdown (2) 8.10

Season 1 - Episode 22

Diane's fascination with Sam's older brother brings their long simmering relationship to a boil when the sibling asks Diane to go to Paris with him.

Directors: James Burrows
Pick a Con... Any Con

#5 - Pick a Con... Any Con 8.09

Season 1 - Episode 19

Sam enlists Harry the conman to help fleece a card shark who cheated Coach out of a lot of money.

Directors: James Burrows
One for the Road (1)

#6 - One for the Road (1) 8.06

Season 11 - Episode 26

Whilst watching the National Cable Ace Awards, the gang sees ex-waitress Diane Chambers winning the award for best writing in a mini-series. This leads to Sam calling Diane to congratulate her, and to find out that she is married and has children. Sam tells her Diane that he too has a wife and kids, and invites Diane and her husband to visit them. Sam strongly believes Diane is lying and becomes really shocked when she walks into Cheers the following day to meet Mrs Malone. Meanwhile Rebecca's boyfriend Don proposes to her and she accidently says no, ends up heartbroken and agrees to play Sam's wife to fool Diane. Sam and Rebecca have dinner with Diane and her husband, Reed Manchester. During the dinner Don arrives and proposes to her again, and this time she manages to say yes! They leave the dinner, and Sam thinks he must look like a fool. Then Diane's husband turns out to be a fake when *his* husband Kevin appears! Now alone, Sam and Diane reminisce about the good old times, and end

Directors: James Burrows
An Old-Fashioned Wedding (1)

#7 - An Old-Fashioned Wedding (1) 8.04

Season 10 - Episode 25

Woody and Kelly's wedding faces some funny obstacles, before and during the ceremony, including Sam's flirtation with a German guest who turns out to be married, the priest dying and Kelly's Uncle Roger having to perform the ceremony - but only if he is drunk, Rebecca having to ice the cake after insulting the kitchen staff, and Lilith having to sing to the guests in order to stop them, and Woody and Kelly, from finding out the disasters going on behind the scenes.

Directors: James Burrows
One for the Road (2)

#8 - One for the Road (2) 8.00

Season 11 - Episode 27

Whilst watching the National Cable Ace Awards, the gang sees ex-waitress Diane Chambers winning the award for best writing in a mini-series. This leads to Sam calling Diane to congratulate her, and to find out that she is married and has children. Sam tells her Diane that he too has a wife and kids, and invites Diane and her husband to visit them. Sam strongly believes Diane is lying and becomes really shocked when she walks into Cheers the following day to meet Mrs Malone. Meanwhile Rebecca's boyfriend Don proposes to her and she accidently says no, ends up heartbroken and agrees to play Sam's wife to fool Diane. Sam and Rebecca have dinner with Diane and her husband, Reed Manchester. During the dinner Don arrives and proposes to her again, and this time she manages to say yes! They leave the dinner, and Sam thinks he must look like a fool. Then Diane's husband turns out to be a fake when *his* husband Kevin appears! Now alone, Sam and Diane reminisce about the good old times, and end

Strange Bedfellows (1)

#9 - Strange Bedfellows (1) 7.98

Season 4 - Episode 24

Local councilwoman Janet Eldridge comes to Cheers as part of her re-election campaign, and Sam finds hismelf 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.

Directors: James Burrows
Bar Bet

#10 - Bar Bet 7.96

Season 3 - Episode 18

Sam stands to lose the bar to an old friend because of a bet that he would marry Jacqueline Bissett before a certain date.

Directors: James Burrows
Home is the Sailor

#11 - Home is the Sailor 7.95

Season 6 - Episode 1

Sam returns to Cheers six months after he sold it to a large corporation to pursue a life of leisure on board a new boat. Now the boat has sunk and he's looking for a job.

Directors: James Burrows
The Magnificent Six

#12 - The Magnificent Six 7.94

Season 11 - Episode 4

Henrí challenges Sam to a contest to see who's the bigger ladies' man. Rebecca resorts to desperate measures in her quest to quit smoking.

Directors: James Burrows
Rebound (2)

#13 - Rebound (2) 7.92

Season 3 - Episode 2

Coach asks Diane to return to Cheers from her self-imposed "vacation" to help Sam, who has fallen off the wagon.

Directors: James Burrows
Cliffie's Big Score

#14 - Cliffie's Big Score 7.91

Season 4 - Episode 16

Cliff has two dates for the postman's ball-with Carla and Diane.

Directors: James Burrows
Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey

#15 - Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey 7.91

Season 11 - Episode 19

Sam enlists Harry the Hat to help win the latest war of practical jokes between Cheers and Gary's Old Towne Tavern.

Directors: James Burrows
Cliff's Rocky Moment

#16 - Cliff's Rocky Moment 7.91

Season 2 - Episode 16

Cliff's know-it-all attitude finally gets him into a fight with another patron.

Directors: James Burrows
Smotherly Love

#17 - Smotherly Love 7.90

Season 10 - Episode 20

Frasier wants Lilith to confront her overbearing mother and Rebecca wants Sam to make Norm pay his bar tab.

Directors: James Burrows
No Contest

#18 - No Contest 7.90

Season 1 - Episode 18

Sam enters Diane in the "Miss Boston Barmaid" contest without telling her.

Directors: James Burrows
Strange Bedfellows (2)

#19 - Strange Bedfellows (2) 7.90

Season 4 - Episode 25

Sam and Janet's relationship is getting stronger and stronger whilst Diane gets more jealous. Janet suggests that Sam fire iane to sever all ties with his past, but Diane overhears and quits before he can fire her. Vera's sister Donna is visiting the Petersons and Norm is worried that Donna will flirt with him like she did on her last visit.

Directors: James Burrows
Sumner's Return

#20 - Sumner's Return 7.88

Season 2 - Episode 5

Diane's intellectual former fiance returns to reclaim her and puts Sam into an anxiety attack when he tries to measure up by reading Tolstoy.

Directors: James Burrows
License to Hill

#21 - License to Hill 7.88

Season 10 - Episode 18

Rebecca insists she can handle the bar while the rest of the gang plays poker, then learns that she's allowed their liquor license to lapse.

Directors: James Burrows
The Proposal

#22 - The Proposal 7.88

Season 5 - Episode 1

We finally found out who Sam's telephone proposal at the end of the last episode was to - Diane! But Diane fears that Sam is meerely on the rebound after breaking up with Janet, so asks him to repeat the proposal in a more romantic occasion, but when he does (on a boat), she refuses, causing Sam to make her walk the plank. Later Diane says she does want to get married, but Sam has now retracted the proposal.

Directors: James Burrows
Bar Wars VI: This Time it's for Real

#23 - Bar Wars VI: This Time it's for Real 7.88

Season 10 - Episode 23

The new owner of Gary's Olde Towne Tavern lack a sense of humor and respond badly to Cheers' latest prank.

Directors: Rick Beren
Old Flames

#24 - Old Flames 7.87

Season 2 - Episode 7

Sam's old buddy Dave Richards bets Sam he can break up his romance with Diane within 24 hours and it looks like a sure thing when Diane learns he still has his little black book.

Directors: James Burrows
Bad Neighbor Sam

#25 - Bad Neighbor Sam 7.87

Season 9 - Episode 8

Sam initiates a feud with the new owner of Melville's, the restaurant upstairs when snobbish restaurateur John Hill buys the building.

Directors: James Burrows