CTVA US Comedy - "Cheers" (Paramount/NBC) Season 3 (1984-85)

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Starring Ted Danson (as Sam Malone) & Shelley Long (as Diane Chambers)
Season 3 (NBC) (1984-85)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Thursdays 9:00-9:30pm Eastern (25 episodes)

3.1 [045] Cheers: Rebound: Part 1
9/27/84
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Duncan Ross
Coach asks Diane to return to Cheers from her self-imposed "vacation" to help Sam, who has fallen off the wagon.

3.2 [046] Cheers Rebound: Part 2
10/4/84
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
P.J. Soles
Coach asks Diane to return to Cheers from her self-imposed "vacation" to help Sam, who has fallen off the wagon.

3.3 [047] Cheers: I Call Your Name
10/11/84
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Sam Scarber
Frasier asks Sam for some advice about his more intimate relationship with Diane and Cliff hides out from a
vengeful fellow postal employee.

3.4 [048] Cheers: Fairy Tales Can Come True
10/25/84
Written by Sam Simon
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Bernadette Birkett ........voice of Vera (Norm's wife)
Cliff meets a woman during a costume party at Cheers that he likes very much, but he's afraid to see her again as himself.

3.5 [049] Cheers: Sam Turns the Other Cheek
11/1/84
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Kim Lankford
Sam makes up an elaborate story to explain how he got shot in the rear end.

3.6 [050] Cheers: Coach in Love: Part 1
11/8/84
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Bette Ford,
Ellen Regan
Coach falls in love with a woman who dumps him after she wins a big lottery while Sam strikes out with her daughter.

3.7 [051] Cheers: Coach in Love: Part 2
11/15/84
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Bette Ford
Coach falls in love with a woman who dumps him after she wins a big lottery while Sam strikes out with her daughter.

3.8 [052] Cheers: Diane Meets Mom
11/22/84
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Nancy Marchand
Diane meets Frasier's mother, who quietly threatens to kill Diane if she doesn't leave Frasier alone.

3.9 [053] Cheers: An American Family
11/29/84
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Dan Hedaya ........... Nick Tortelli
Jean Kasem ........... Loretta
Nick returns and demands of Carla a more equitable division of their marital property: namely him getting custody
of one of their kids, a demand to which Carla agrees.

3.10 [054] Cheers: Diane's Allergy
12/6/84
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Diane suffers a mysterious allergic reaction after moving in with Frasier.

3.11 [055] Cheers: Peterson Crusoe
12/13/84
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Howard Goodwin
Michael Griswold
John Marzilli
Norm becomes aware of his own mortality and decides to throw it all in and take off for Bora Bora.

3.12 [056] Cheers: A Ditch in Time
12/20/84
Written by Ken Estin
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Carol Kane
Sam meets one of Diane's intense friends, who has her parents over to meet Sam, their future son-in-law, hours
after their first date.

3.13 [057] Cheers: Whodunit?"
1/03/85
Written by Tom Reeder
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
James Karen
Ernie Sabella
Frasier is devastated when he learns that his learned mentor has been dating Carla, who also has a little surprise
of her own.

3.14 [058] Cheers: The Heart is a Lonely Snipe Hunter
1/10/85
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
The guys take Frasier on a "snipe" hunt in the woods after Diane asks them to include the psychologist in
their masculine pursuits.

3.15 [059] Cheers: King of the Hill
1/24/85
Written by Elliot Shoenman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
John Hancock
David Paymer
Sam returns to the mound for a charity softball game against Playboy bunnies, but his competitive spirit ruins
the day when he strikes them all out.

3.16 [060] Cheers: Teacher's Pet
1/31/85
Written by Tom Reeder
Directed by James Burrows
Sam and the Coach are taking the same night school course in geography, but while Coach studies, Sam dates the teacher.

3.17 [061] Cheers: The Mail Goes to Jail
2/7/85
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Debi Richter
Troy Evans
Nick DeMauro
Norm gets arrested when he finishes the route for an ill Cliff, but Cliff refuses to back up Norm's explanation
to the authorities.

3.18 [062] Cheers: Bar Bet
2/14/85
(some sources 3/14/85)
Written by Jim Parker
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Michael Richards
Laurie Walters
Thomas W. Babson
Sam stands to lose the bar to an old friend because of a bet that he would marry Jacqueline Bissett before a certain date.

3.19 [063] Cheers: Behind Every Great Man
2/21/85
Written by Ken Levine & David Isaacs
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Alison La Placa
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.

3.20 [064] Cheers: If Ever I Would Leave You
2/28/85
Written by Ken Levine & David Isaacs
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Dan Hedaya
Jean Kasem
A changed Nick comes crawling back to Carla after Loretta kicks him out.

3.21 [065] Cheers: The Executive Executioner
3/7/85
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Richard Roat
Norm is promoted to company hatchet man because of his unique style for letting people go.

3.22 [066] Cheers: Cheerio, Cheers
4/11/85
Written by Sam Simon
Directed by James Burrows
Diane announces that she's leaving Cheers to accompany Frasier to Italy and Sam throws her a going-away party.

3.23 [067] Cheers: The Bartender's Tale
4/18/85
Written by Sam Simon
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Lila Kaye
Camilla More
Rhonda Shear
Carla insists Sam hire an older woman to replace Diane but she doesn't reckon on Sam's attraction to the woman's daughter.

3.24 [068] Cheers: The Belles of St. Clete's
5/2/85
Written by Ken Estin
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Camilla Ashlend
Kate Zentall
Carla calls together her former classmates from St. Clete's School for Wayward Girls to plot revenge on their
former sadistic principal whom she spots drinking at Cheers.

3.25 [069] Cheers: Rescue Me
5/9/85
Written by Ken Estin
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Martin Ferrero
James V. Christy
Dan Galliani
Susan Kase
Frasier proposes to Diane while they're in Italy and she makes an emergency call to Sam, hoping he'll talk her out of it.

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