CTVA US Comedy - "Cheers" (Paramount/NBC) Season 2 (1983-84)

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Starring Ted Danson (as Sam Malone) & Shelley Long (as Diane Chambers)
Season 2 (NBC) (1983-84)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Thursdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (22 episodes)

2.1 [023] Cheers: Power Play
9/28/83
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Paul Vaughn
The regular gang finds Sam and Diane's romance hard to believe, a view apparently shared by Diane,
who throws Sam out of her apartment after only five minutes.

2.2 [024] Cheers: Little Sister Don'tcha
10/13/83
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Paul Vaughn
Jerry Prell
Carla goes on a maternity leave and is replaced by her supposedly shy and innocent sister.

2.3 [025] Cheers: Personal Business
10/20/83
Written by Tom Reeder
Directed by James Burrows
Diane, angry at the implication that she couldn't hold a job anywhere but Cheers, leaves for better position
and Norm leaves Vera.

2.4 [026] Cheers: Homicidal Ham
10/27/83
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Derek McGrath ........ Andy Andy
Severn Darden
Paul Vaughn
Andy, the ex-con Sam arranged as a blind date for Diane, returns to Cheers to show off his acting ability.

2.5 [027] Cheers: Sumner's Return
11/3/83
Written by Michael J. Weithorn
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Michael McGuire ....... Sumner Sloane
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.

2.6 [028] Cheers: Affairs of the Heart
11/10/83
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Don Amendolia
Carla rejects a man interested in her romantically, convinced that he must have some "fatal flaw" to find her attractive.

2.7 [029] Cheers: Old Flames
11/17/83
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Fred Dryer ........ Dave Richards
Elizabeth McIvor
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.
[David Angell won an Emmy for this episode.] [Andrew Chulack also won for best film editing.]

2.8 [030] Cheers: Manager Coach
11/24/83
Written by Earl Pomerantz
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Herb Mitchell, Elliott Scott, Corey Feldman
Coach becomes a slave driver when he's put in charge of Little League team.

2.9 [031] Cheers: They Called Me Mayday
12/1/83
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Dick Cavett (as himself)
Walter Olkewicz
Ed Quinlan
Sam and Diane go to work after Dick Cavett suggests that Sam's autobiography might sell and Norm confronts an old
flame of Vera's who's interested in her again.

2.10 [032] Cheers: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Call You Back
12/8/83
Written by Earl Pomerantz
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Harry Anderson ....... Harry "the Hat" Gittes
Kevin Rooney
Gerald Burns
Sam casually tells Diane he loves her and sends her deep into an introspective analysis of their relationship.

2.11 [033] Cheers: Just Three Friends
12/15/83
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Markie Post
Diane is at first incredulous, then furious, when it becomes apparent that Sam and her old school chum find
each other very attractive.

2.12 [034] Cheers: Where There's a Will
12/22/83
Written by Nick Arnold
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
George Gaynes
Sam lets a dying man tend bar just for fun, but the man leaves the bar patrons $100,000 in a paper napkin will.

2.13 [035] Cheers: Battle of the Exes
1/5/84
Written by Ken Estin & Sam Simon
Directed by James Burrows
Carla asks Sam to escort her to her ex-husband Nick's wedding ceremony.

2.14 [036] Cheers: No Help Wanted
1/12/84
Written by Max Tash
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Barbara Horan
Sam regrets asking Norm to do his taxes when the out of work accountant comes up with a five figure refund.

2.15 [037] Cheers: And Coachie Makes Three
1/19/84
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Eve Roberts
Sam and Diane try to fix the Coach up with a girl friend so they can have some time alone.

2.16 [038] Cheers: Cliff's Rocky Moment
1/26/84
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Peter Iacangelo, Sam Scarber
Cliff's know-it-all attitude finally gets him into a fight with another patron.

2.17 [039] Cheers: Fortune and Men's Weight
2/2/84
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
The Coach buys an old scale whose fortune cards seem to coming true.

2.18 [040] Cheers: Snow Job
2/9/84
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
James Gallery
Sam lies to Diane about the weekend he has planned chasing snow bunnies in Vermont.

2.19 [041] Cheers: Coach Buries a Grudge
2/16/84
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Coach has to give a eulogy for an old friend after learning the man once had an affair with Coach's late wife.

2.20 [042] Cheers: Norman's Conquest
2/23/84
Written by Lissa Levin
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Anne Schedeen
The regulars push Norm into pursuing an attractive new client who seems to be interested in him.

2.21 [043] Cheers: I'll Be Seeing You: Part 1
5/3/84
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Christopher Lloyd
Sam commissions a portrait of Diane from an artist so obnoxious that he soon forbids Diane to continue posing
for him, an order Diane won't accept.

2.22 [044] Cheers: I'll Be Seeing You: Part 2
5/10/84
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Christopher Lloyd
Sam commissions a portrait of Diane from an artist so obnoxious that he soon forbids Diane to continue posing
for him, an order Diane won't accept.

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