CTVA US Comedy - "Cheers" (Paramount/NBC) Season 5 (1986-87)

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Starring Ted Danson (as Sam Malone) & Shelley Long (as Diane Chambers)
Season 5 (NBC) (1986-87)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Thursdays 9:00-9:30pm Eastern (26 episodes)

5.1 [096] Cheers: The Proposal
9/25/86
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Sam comes up with a more suitable spot to repeat his telephone proposal to the woman he loves.

5.2 [097] Cheers: The Cape Cad
10/2/86
Written by Andey Cowan & David L. Williger
Directed by James Burrows
Diane follows Sam to Cape Cod in an effort to ruin his weekend with another woman.

5.3 [098] Cheers: Money Dearest
10/9/86
Written by Janet Leahy
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Frances Sternhagen ....... Esther Clavin (Cliff's mother)
Richard Erdman
Cliff's ecstatic when his mother decides to marry a wealthy man until the groom decides to give it all away to charity.

5.4 [099] Cheers: Abnormal Psychology
10/16/86
Written by Janet Leahy
Directed by James Burrows
Diane tries to help Lilith, lady psychologist attracted to Frasier, to soften her appearance and surprise
Frasier during their television debate.

5.5 [100] Cheers: House of Horrors With Formal Dining and Used Brick
10/30/86
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Cliff finds a reasonably priced older home for Carla to buy that turns out to be haunted.

5.6 [101] Cheers: Tan N' Wash
11/6/86
Written by Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Directed by James Burrows
The gang insists on getting in on Norm's new business investment then complain bitterly when it looks like a washout.

5.7 [102] Cheers: Young Dr. Weinstein
11/13/86
Written by Phoef Sutton
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Kristi Somers
Josh Clark
Dennis Robertson
Stung by Diane's attitude, Sam tries to impress her by getting reservations at the most exclusive restaurant in Boston.

5.8 [103] Cheers: Knights of the Scimitar
11/20/86
Written by Jeff Abugov
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
J. Eddie Peck
Steve Vinovich
Bill Deland
Cliff prods a reluctant Norm to join his lodge and Sam thinks Diane has invented a suitor to make him jealous.

5.9 [104] Cheers: Thanksgiving Orphans
11/27/86
Written by Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Directed by James Burrows
The gang gathers at Carla's house for a Thanksgiving dinner of frozen turkey and overdone peas.

5.10 [105] Cheers: Everyone Imitates Art
12/4/86
Written by Heide Perlman
Directed by James Burrows
Diane becomes obsessed with tracking down a poem she's sure Sam plagiarized and had published in a literary magazine
that has repeatedly turned her work down.

5.11 [106] Cheers: The Book of Samuel
12/11/86
Written by Phoef Sutton
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Amanda Wyss
Katherine McGrath
John Brace
Pamela A. Hedges,
Barbara Chase
Woody delves into Sam's legendary black book to find a date to impress his former girl friend, who's coming to
Cheers to introduce her fiance.

5.12 [107] Cheers: Dance, Diane, Dance
12/18/86
Written by Jeff Abugov
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Marilyn Lightstone
Dan Gerrity
Frasier's efforts to lighten a dance instructor's harsh criticism of Diane's efforts backfires when she decides
to audition for the Boston Ballet.

5.13 [108] Cheers: Chambers vs. Malone
1/8/87
Written by David Angell
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Tom Babson
Tom Troupe
Jack Ritschel
Sam proposes to Diane again and ends up charged with assault and battery when she turns him down again.

5.14 [109] Cheers: Diamond Sam
1/15/87
Written by Tom Reeder
Directed by James Burrows
Sam regrets trying to buy Diane a cheap imitation engagement ring.

5.15 [110] Cheers: Spellbound
1/22/87
Written by Kimberly Hill
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Dan Hedaya
Jean Kasem
Nick vows to take Diane away from Sam when Sam defends Loretta's efforts to ditch Nick and start her own singing career.

5.16 [111] Cheers: Never Love a Goalie: Part 1
1/29/87
Written by Ken Levine & David Isaacs
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Jay Thomas ........ Eddie Lebec
Brent Spiner
Suzanne Collins
Carla falls for Eddie, a hockey goalie, whose career is red hot until he starts dating her, convincing the feisty
waitress that she's a jinx.

5.17 [112] Cheers: Never Love a Goalie: Part 2
2/5/87
Written by Ken Levine & David Isaacs
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Jay Thomas ........ Eddie Lebec
Brent Spiner
Suzanne Collins
Carla falls for Eddie, a hockey goalie, whose career is red hot until he starts dating her, convincing the feisty
waitress that she's a jinx.

5.18 [113] Cheers: One Last Fling
2/12/87
Written by Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Mark Arnott
Diane gives Sam 24 hours for a final fling before their wedding.

5.19 [114] Cheers: Dog Bites Cliff
2/19/87
Written by Joanne Pagliaro
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Anita Morris
Cliff is thinking law suit after a dog bites him while delivering the mail, until he meets the dog's beautiful
and cooperative owner.

5.20 [115] Cheers: Dinner at Eight-ish
2/26/87
Written by Phoef Sutton
Directed by James Burrows
Frasier and Lilith invite Sam and Diane over for dinner to celebrate their first week of cohabitation.

5.21 [116] Cheers: Simon Says
3/5/87
Written by Peter Casey & David Lee
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
John Cleese .......... Dr. Simon Finch-Royce
Ray Underwood ........ Busman
Diane badgers a noted British marriage counselor into seeing her and Sam for a pre-nuptial session, then refuses
to heed his advice.

5.22 [117] Cheers: The Godfather, Part III
3/19/87
Written by Chris Cluess & Stuart Kreisman
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Cady McClain
Sam arranges what he considers a safe date for his goddaughter with Woody.

5.23 [118] Cheers: Norm's First Hurrah
3/26/87
Written by Andy Cowan & David L. Welliger
Directed by Thomas Lofaro
Guest Cast:
Tegan West
Neil Zevnik
Norm elaborates on his new position with a top CPA firm and is caught in his little white lies when the gang
decides to surprise him at work.

5.24 [119] Cheers: Cheers - the Motion Picture
4/2/87
Written by Phoef Sutton
Directed by Tim Berry
Guest Cast:
Doris Grau
The gang tries to reassure a nervous Mr. and Mrs. Boyd back in Indiana that Woody is fine and has wonderful friends
in Boston by making a home movie of an average day at Cheers.

5.25 [120] Cheers: A House is Not a Home
4/30/87
Written by Phoef Sutton
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Douglas Seale
Billie Bird
Diane is haunted by the memories of the couple who lived a long and happy life together in the home she
and Sam have purchased.

5.26 [121] Cheers: I Do and Adieu
5/7/87
Written by Glen Charles & Les Charles
Directed by James Burrows
Guest Cast:
Michael McGuire ....... Sumner Sloane
Dr. Sumner Sloane returns to Cheers on Diane and Sam's wedding day to tell her that a publisher is interested in
one of her class manuscripts if she can go to work immediately on rewrites.

Exit Shelley Long as Diane Chambers at the end of season 5

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