The BEST episodes written by David Isaacs

Activate Your Choices
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8.12
220 votes

#1 - Activate Your Choices

Becker - Season 1 - Episode 15

When Becker learns that his ex-wife Sandra is in town for a book signing tour, he feigns disinterest until he learns that chapters of her new self-help publication denounces "Angry Man," a pseudonym for Becker. When Becker confronts Sarah at her hotel, it becomes abundantly clear that their explosive chemistry remains fiercely intact.

The Big Kiss-Off
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8.05
194 votes

#2 - The Big Kiss-Off

Cheers - Season 6 - Episode 24

Sam and Woody wager over who can be the first to plant a three-second kiss on Rebecca.

The 100th
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8.03
186 votes

#3 - The 100th

Becker - Season 5 - Episode 6

John gets jealous and lies to a friend who expresses interest in Chris by telling him that she is gay. Unfortunately, the man acts on John's information and sets Chris up with a lesbian acquaintance. Also, Bob tries to deepen his friendship with Jake and buys a pair of walkie-talkies so that the two of them can stay in constant contact with each other.

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It's So Nice to Have a Mather Around the House
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7.92
52 votes

#4 - It's So Nice to Have a Mather Around the House

Wings - Season 4 - Episode 7

Brian and Joe gain a new roommate after Brian accidentally sinks Lowell's houseboat.

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Drive, They Said
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7.90
234 votes

#5 - Drive, They Said

Becker - Season 1 - Episode 20

Becker reluctantly agrees to shuttle Reggie, Margaret, Jake and Linda to various engagements in Queens when they learn that he's heading that way in his car. It quickly becomes a "what-was-I-thinking" scenario for the gang when Becker's terroristic skills behind the wheel cause an accident. Even More Shameless Crossover Monday winds up when Dr. Becker returns to his office waiting room to find Hilton Lucas, Doug Heffernan and Ray Barone -- side-by-side -- waiting.

Bar Wars III: The Return of Tecumseh
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7.86
135 votes

#6 - Bar Wars III: The Return of Tecumseh

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 21

Despite the truce negotiated by Rebecca, the gang decides to warm up the cold war against Gary's Olde Towne Tavern when they notice the statue of Tecumseh the Indian is missing.

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Bar Wars II: The Woodman Strikes Back
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7.85
175 votes

#7 - Bar Wars II: The Woodman Strikes Back

Cheers - Season 7 - Episode 10

Cheers gets another chance of losing a contest to their cross-town rivals at Gary's Old Towne Tap; this time the contest is for "Boston's Best Bloody Mary".

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Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey
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7.85
154 votes

#8 - Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey

Cheers - 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.

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Sex in the Inner City
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7.82
309 votes

#9 - Sex in the Inner City

Becker - Season 1 - Episode 3

Despite his best efforts, Becker can't escape the sexual overtones that follow him throughout the day. He starts his morning at the cafe where Reggie and Jake are discussing the various things they do to release sexual tension. When Reggie suggests jogging, Becker quickly dismisses the idea, declaring that he doesn't have any such issues. As his day progresses, a bemused Becker is faced with various circumstances that make him all too aware of his sex life -- or, rather, lack thereof.

Bar Wars VI: This Time it's for Real
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7.79
150 votes

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

Cheers - 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.

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Afterglow
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7.75
152 votes

#11 - Afterglow

Becker - Season 6 - Episode 6

Chris tries to get John to be more considerate of her feelings, but he's not sure he can do it; Hector tricks Jake into selling porn magazines; Margaret takes a night job with a telemarketer and is shocked when she learns that it's a phone-sex operation.

Now Pitching, Sam Malone
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7.73
449 votes

#12 - Now Pitching, Sam Malone

Cheers - Season 1 - Episode 13

Sam lets the sexy appeal of an agent and the glamour of the public spotlight lure him into being a TV pitchman.

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License to Hill
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7.73
185 votes

#13 - License to Hill

Cheers - 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.

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Hot Rocks
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7.72
176 votes

#14 - Hot Rocks

Cheers - Season 7 - Episode 17

Sam introduces everyone to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an old fan, but Rebecca later believes the old man stole her diamond earrings.

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The Boys in the Bar
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7.72
484 votes

#15 - The Boys in the Bar

Cheers - Season 1 - Episode 16

Cheers' regulars fear the place may become a gay hangout after an old friend of Sam's reveals his homosexuality on TV.

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Norm and Cliff's Excellent Adventure
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7.71
128 votes

#16 - Norm and Cliff's Excellent Adventure

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 10

Woody gets hooked on a home television-shopping channel while Norm and Cliff start a fight between Sam and Frasier.

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Finally! (1)
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7.71
162 votes

#17 - Finally! (1)

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 15

Tonight might be the night that Rebecca and Robin finally get together, despite Sam's presence.

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Panic on the 86th
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7.70
220 votes

#18 - Panic on the 86th

Becker - Season 2 - Episode 24

Reggie's celebration after earning an A in her psychology class turns to panic when she considers her uncertain future; and John entertains one of his neighbors, who turns out to be a hooker.

To All the Girls I've Loved Before
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7.68
207 votes

#19 - To All the Girls I've Loved Before

Cheers - Season 6 - Episode 17

Frasier's bachelor party turns out depressing and bleak while Lilith's shower threatens to burst into flames.

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Finally! (2)
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7.68
134 votes

#20 - Finally! (2)

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 16

The aftermath of their get together isn't all she hoped it would be, when Rebecca finds Robin with another woman.

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The More You Know
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7.67
253 votes

#21 - The More You Know

Becker - Season 3 - Episode 18

John doesn't know what to do when he accidentally learns that Linda and Reggie are dating the same guy; Bob tries in vain to figure out who the hooker is in his building.

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Airport V
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7.67
206 votes

#22 - Airport V

Cheers - Season 6 - Episode 19

Carla tries to conquer her fear of flying with Frasier's help and Rebecca waits tensely for a visit from a restaurant critic.

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Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes
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7.67
51 votes

#23 - Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes

Wings - Season 3 - Episode 16

Dr. Frasier Crane's plans to conduct a self-esteem seminar on Nantucket are interrupted by Helen's accusations that he ruined her life in New York City when she attended one of his seminars.

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Bar Wars V: The Final Judgement
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7.65
153 votes

#24 - Bar Wars V: The Final Judgement

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 7

Sam may have played his last prank when it appears that his Halloween trick may have killed his old nemesis Gary.

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Breaking in is Hard to Do
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7.63
136 votes

#25 - Breaking in is Hard to Do

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 7

Lilith and Frasier try to cope with the fact that their son needs more care from them while Rebecca and Carla try to figure out how Rebecca can pay Robin a conjugal visit in jail.

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Saturdays of Thunder
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7.61
1632 votes

#26 - Saturdays of Thunder

The Simpsons - Season 3 - Episode 9

Homer tries to bond with Bart by building a soapbox racer. On race day, Bart must decide between driving Martin’s aerodynamic racer and disappointing Homer, or driving his own racer and losing to Nelson.

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Noses Off
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7.60
78 votes

#27 - Noses Off

Wings - Season 4 - Episode 3

Sandpiper is finally back in business,but Joe's nose is broken by a man who mistakes him for Brian.At the surgeon's office,the doctor's observation of a bump on Brian's nose has him obsessing about getting a nose job.

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Any Friend of Diane's
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7.60
616 votes

#28 - Any Friend of Diane's

Cheers - Season 1 - Episode 6

Diane becomes upset when Sam hits on an old friend of hers who's on the rebound from an unhappy love affair.

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Adventures in Paradise (2)
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7.60
702 votes

#29 - Adventures in Paradise (2)

Frasier - Season 2 - Episode 9

Frasier makes a fool of himself in Bora Bora, obsessed with one-upping Lilith.

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If Ever I Would Leave You
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7.57
212 votes

#30 - If Ever I Would Leave You

Cheers - Season 3 - Episode 20

After his second wife Loretta kicks him out, Carla's ex-husband Nick Tortelli comes to Cheers asking Carla to take him back.

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The Last Angry Mailman
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7.57
178 votes

#31 - The Last Angry Mailman

Cheers - Season 6 - Episode 7

Cliff is opposed to selling out the family home so a convenience store can be built there, but his mother is all for the idea. Meanwhile, the gang tries to find out about Rebecca's college knickname- "Backseat Becky".

Piece Talks
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7.56
214 votes

#32 - Piece Talks

Becker - Season 4 - Episode 20

Bob enlists the services of a questionable friend to get Reggie a great deal on a new freezer, under one condition. While trying to make a deal with Reggie, Bob's friend insults Reggie, teases Jake because he's blind and then threatens to kill the whole deal if Reggie doesn't go out with him on a date. Meanwhile, John finds himself acting as a sex therapist for the Bennetts, an 80-year-old couple having problems in the bedroom because of Mr. Bennett's newly revived libido.

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Mr. Otis Regrets
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7.54
132 votes

#33 - Mr. Otis Regrets

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 24

Sam makes Rebecca jealous in many strange ways by telling her that he scored with Robin's other girl friend, and Woody is flabbergasted when a girl answers his ad for a roommate.

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The Show Where Lilith Comes Back
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7.54
907 votes

#34 - The Show Where Lilith Comes Back

Frasier - Season 1 - Episode 16

Frasier's ex-wife Lilith comes to Seattle, ostensibly to attend a convention, but as Frasier soon discovers, Lilith has ulterior motives.

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Truce or Consequences
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7.53
532 votes

#35 - Truce or Consequences

Cheers - Season 1 - Episode 8

Diane and Carla decide to bury the hatchet over after work drinks, which lead to a startling confession from Carla about her youngest child.

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Heeeeeere's... Cliffy!
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7.53
155 votes

#36 - Heeeeeere's... Cliffy!

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 24

Norm tells Cliff a little white lie about Carson using Cliff's material on The Tonight Show, then regrets it when Cliff comes up with two tickets to Burbank. Meanwhile Sam and Woody install a satellite dish at Cheers.

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'I' on Sports
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7.53
216 votes

#37 - 'I' on Sports

Cheers - Season 6 - Episode 2

Sam tries to dodge his bar duties so he can fill in for a friend as a sports broadcaster.

Behind Every Great Man
star
7.53
209 votes

#38 - Behind Every Great Man

Cheers - Season 3 - Episode 19

Sam faces the ultimate challenge to his skills as a male animal; a lady reporter who has been investigating the Boston singles scene and has heard every line in the book.

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Don't Paint Your Chickens
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7.51
171 votes

#39 - Don't Paint Your Chickens

Cheers - Season 7 - Episode 15

Rebecca tries to impress corporate headquarters by using her marketing skills to promote Norm's one man painting business and Sam tries to keep up with a sweet young thing wild about all kinds of sports.

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Room Service
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7.49
851 votes

#40 - Room Service

Frasier - Season 5 - Episode 15

Lilith comes to Seattle after her husband leaves her for a man, and throws herself at Frasier. Frasier uses all his willpower to resist, but Niles isn't as strong.

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Never Love a Goalie (2)
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7.47
162 votes

#41 - Never Love a Goalie (2)

Cheers - Season 5 - Episode 17

Eddie's career was red-hot until he started dating Carla. The defendant in Diane's murder case comes to the bar.

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Do Not Forsake Me O' My Postman
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7.47
189 votes

#42 - Do Not Forsake Me O' My Postman

Cheers - Season 11 - Episode 5

Maggie returns to Cheers and Cliffie, this time claiming she's carrying his baby. Rebecca hires a hack songwriter to create a jingle for the bar.

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Jumping Jerks
star
7.44
175 votes

#43 - Jumping Jerks

Cheers - Season 7 - Episode 8

The gang decides to take up sky diving as a diversion.

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Adventures in Paradise (1)
star
7.44
836 votes

#44 - Adventures in Paradise (1)

Frasier - Season 2 - Episode 8

Frasier takes a date to Bora Bora...and runs into an unexpected person.

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The Show Where Sam Shows Up
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7.44
813 votes

#45 - The Show Where Sam Shows Up

Frasier - Season 2 - Episode 16

Frasier's old friend from Boston, Sam Malone, drops in on Frasier with a problem: he was supposed to be married the day before and couldn't go through with it. Frasier believes he can solve all of Sam's problems, until he meets his fiancé.

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Shovel Off to Buffalo
star
7.39
233 votes

#46 - Shovel Off to Buffalo

Becker - Season 2 - Episode 6

Before leaving for a medical conference in Chicago, at which he is scheduled to speak, Becker discovers that he has an extra airline ticket, which Reggie ends up using. Once aboard the plane, Reggie is immediately annoyed by the flight attendant and fellow passengers while Becker is uncharacteristically taking it all in stride. When Reggie discovers that Becker is high on Valium, she's alone in her misery until bad weather causes a delay and finds them stuck for hours on a tarmac in Buffalo. As the Valium wears off, Becker's temper and tongue-lashings return and the situation becomes a pressure-cooker about to explode.

Where Have All the Floorboards Gone?
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7.38
184 votes

#47 - Where Have All the Floorboards Gone?

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 8

The gang feels responsible when the Celtics' Kevin McHale goes into a slump after becoming obsessed with the number of bolts in the floor of Boston Garden.

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Never Love a Goalie (1)
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7.38
203 votes

#48 - Never Love a Goalie (1)

Cheers - Season 5 - Episode 16

Carla falls for Eddie, a hockey goalie; meanwhile, Diane is foreman of a jury in an attempted murder trial.

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Rat Girl
star
7.34
160 votes

#49 - Rat Girl

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 23

Lilith grieves over the death of her favorite lab rat while bar support Paul proves an unlikely target for a sexy seduction.

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Get Me Out of Here
star
7.34
240 votes

#50 - Get Me Out of Here

Becker - Season 4 - Episode 6

John hurts his shoulder and is afraid to have an MRI, so Reggie goes with him for support; Linda dates identical twins.