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Starring Ted Danson (as Sam Malone) & Shelley Long (as Diane Chambers)
Season 4 (NBC) (1985-86)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Thursdays 9:00-9:30pm Eastern (26 episodes)

4.1 [070] Cheers: Birth, Death, Love and Rice
9/26/85
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Frasier returns to Cheers with the news that Diane left him for six months of decadent living across Europe and is
now seeking renewal in a Boston monastery.

4.2 [071] Cheers: Woody Goes Belly Up
10/3/85
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Amanda Wyss ....... Beth Curtis
The gang brings Woody's old girl friend to Boston to visit him.

4.3 [072] Cheers: Someday My Prince Will Come
10/17/85
Written by Tom Seeley & Norm Gunzenhauser
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Frank Dent
Diane fantasizes over an expensive coat left behind by a patron and agrees to go out with whoever claims it.

4.4 [073] Cheers: The Groom Wore Clearasil
10/24/85
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Sherilyn Fenn
John Ingle
Carla asks Sam to tell her teenage son about the joys of bachelorhood and to discourage his urge to get married.

4.5 [074] Cheers: Diane's Nightmare
10/31/85
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Derek McGrath .......... Andy Andy
Nancy Cartwright
Diane spends a dark and stormy night worrying that Andy Schroeder has escaped and is out to kill her.

4.6 [075] Cheers: I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday
11/7/85
Written by Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
William Lanteau
Sam has a weak moment and lends Diane $500 to buy a book reputedly signed by Ernest Hemingway.

4.7 [076] Cheers: 2 Good 2 Be 4 Real
11/14/85
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Jack F. Gallagher
Don Lewis
Michael Alaimo
Sam and the gang make up an answer to Carla's ad in the personals column to lift her spirits.

4.8 [077] Cheers: Love Thy Neighbor
11/21/85
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Fred Dryer ..........Dave Richards
Miriam Trogdon
Ernie Sabella
Carolyn Ann Clark
Norm fears Vera may be having an affair with his neighbor and Sam wastes his time as a radio sports commentator
apologizing to Diane.

4.9 [078] Cheers: From Beer to Eternity
11/28/85
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
John Calvin
Joel Polis
Sam has to convince Woody to help Cheers win a bowling match with Gary's Old Towne Tap, a rival bar.

4.10 [079] Cheers: The Bar Stoolie
12/5/85
Written by Andy Cowan, David S. Willinger
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Dick O'Neill
Claudia Cron
Cliff refuses to identify himself to his estranged father when the man comes to Cheers with an important message
for his son.

4.11 [080] Cheers: Don Juan is Hell
12/12/85
Written by Phoef Sutton
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Kenneth Tigar
Rafael Munro
Stephen Minor
Sam is happy to be the subject of Diane's psychology term paper until he learns just exactly what the
Don Juan syndrome is.

4.12 [081] Cheers: Fools and Their Money
12/19/85
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Sam thinks he's doing Woody a favor by not placing a bet for the young man, but the long shot comes in and
Sam has to pay off.

4.13 [082] Cheers: Take My Shirt, Please
1/9/86
Written by David Lloyd
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Robert Symonds
Frances Bay
Sam's ego is crushed when no one bids on his old baseball jersey during a public television auction.

4.14 [083] Cheers: Suspicion
1/16/86
Written by Tom Reeder
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Hamilton Camp
M. C. Gainey
Joseph Paz
Diane arranges for a stranger to come into Cheers as part of an experiment in paranoid behavior, but then she
provides an even better example as she waits for the gang to get back at her.

4.15 [084] Cheers: The Triangle
1/23/86
Written by Susan Seeger
Directed by James Burrows
Diane and Sam try to rebuild Frasier's shattered ego when he starts drinking too much.

4.16 [085] Cheers: Cliffie's Big Score
1/30/86
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Cliff has two dates for the postman's ball-with Carla and Diane.

4.17 [086] Cheers: Second Time Around
2/6/86
Written by Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Directed by Tom Lofaro
Guest Cast:
Jennifer Tilly
Lou Fant
Bebe Neuwirth
Sam sets Frasier up with a date to bolster his ego, with a girl who likes men, any man.

4.18 [087] Cheers: The Peterson Principle
2/13/86
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Chip Zien
Daniel Davis
Norm gets some dirt on his main competitor for a promotion but hesitates to use it.

4.19 [088] Cheers: Dark Imaginings
2/20/86
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Pamela Bach
Tim Dunigan
Christine Dickinson
Lisa Vice,
Jere Fields
Sam feels like he is over the hill and challenges Woody to a racquetball game, ending up in the hospital.

4.20 [089] Cheers: Save the Last Dance For Me
2/27/86
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Dan Hedaya
Jean Kasem
Hal Landon Jr.
Nick Dimitri,
Sinara Stull
Carla asks Sam to partner her in a dance contest where their main competition is Nick and Loretta.

4.21 [090] Cheers: Fear is My Co-pilot
3/13/86
Written by Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Joseph Whipp
A flying daredevil that Diane barnstormed with across Europe takes her and Sam for a ride and dies at 20,000 feet up.

4.22 [091] Cheers: Diane Chambers Day
3/20/86
Written by Kimberly Hill
Directed by James Burrows
Diane feels depressed and left out of the gang's activities so Frasier organizes a day just for her-at the opera.

4.23 [092] Cheers: Relief Bartender
3/27/86
Written by Miriam Trogdon
Directed by James Burrows
Woody fears for his job when Sam hires a second bartender.

4.24 [093] Cheers: Strange Bedfellows: Part 1
5/1/86
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Kate Mulgrew ........ Janet Eldridge
Max Wright
David Paymer
Gary Hart ........... Himself
A councilwoman running for reelection sweeps into Cheers and Sam's heart, prompting a jealous Diane to go to work
for the opposing candidate.

4.25 [094] Cheers: Strange Bedfellows: Part 2
5/8/86
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Kate Mulgrew ........ Janet Eldridge
Max Wright
David Paymer
A councilwoman running for reelection sweeps into Cheers and Sam's heart, prompting a jealous Diane to go to work
for the opposing candidate.

4.26 [095] Cheers: Strange Bedfellows: Part 3
5/15/86
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Kate Mulgrew ........ Janet Eldridge
Max Wright
David Paymer
A councilwoman running for reelection sweeps into Cheers and Sam's heart, prompting a jealous Diane to go to work
for the opposing candidate

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