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Cheers

Year:
Duration:
60 min (3 episodes) | 30 min (266 episodes) | 98 min (1 Episode)
Genres:
Comedy | Drama
IMDB rate:
7.9
Awards:
Won 6 Golden Globes. Another 71 wins & 179 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1982-09-30
Filming Locations: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger
Cheers
Dan Hedaya
Dan Hedaya
Cheers
Mike Hagerty
Mike Hagerty
Cheers
Ted Danson
Sam Malone
Rhea Perlman
Carla Tortelli
John Ratzenberger
Cliff Clavin
George Wendt
Norm Peterson
Kelsey Grammer
Dr. Frasier Crane
Woody Harrelson
Woody Boyd
Kirstie Alley
Rebecca Howe
Shelley Long
Diane Chambers
Did you know?
Trivia
Shelley Long never intended to stay with the show beyond her initial contract. Long had only reluctantly agreed to co-star in the series as she was more interested in a career as a film actress rather than one for television.
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Including the spin-off Frasier (1993), Kelsey Grammer played the character of Frasier Crane for 20 consecutive years, a record for an American actor in a comedy series.
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Diane always addressed Norm and Cliff as "Norman" and "Clifford". Woody addressed everybody, except Sam and Carla as "Mr/Miss/Dr" etc.
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Goofs
In a episode #3.5 Diane states that people who where born late are usually smarter, then she admits that she was born late. Yet in an early season four episode, she states she was premature.
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Quotes
Lilith: I described you in terms which were positively glowing, which is exactly how I'd like to see you in Hell.
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Norm: [Frasier and Lilith are having an argument in Sam's office] Sammy, don't you think you should check on them? They've been in there for over an hour.
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Frasier: Afternoon, all.
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Faq
Q
Why did Shelley Long leave the show after its fifth season?
A
At the time, there were various rumors going around about this. Some said that Shelley wasn't getting along well with the other cast members, especially Kelsey Grammer. It was also said that she left to pursue her movie career. More recently, Shelley Long says that she always intended to leave after her initial five-year contract was up, in order to spend time with her daughter while she was still young.
Q
Where do the photos in the opening credits come from?
A
The images were taken from old archives of photographs, and then treated to look older. The entire sequence was created by Castle/Bryant/Johnsen, Inc. An original, untreated photograph can be seen here: http://www.shorpy.com/node/7798 The newspaper headline "We win!" refers to the ending of prohibition.
Q
Aside from the title character do any later Frasier characters appear on Cheers?
A
Only Frasier's mother, Hester Crane who appears in one 'Cheers' story and is seen in flashback in a couple of 'Frasier' stories (having died in the period between the two series). Peri Gilpin and John Mahoney who play regulars on 'Frasier' both guest star as different characters on 'Cheers', Mahoney playing a jingle writer hired by Rebecca to advertise the bar. In the 'Frasier' story 'They're playing our song' it is his character of Martin Crane who comes up with the successful jingles for his son's show, much to Frasier's chagrin.
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Photos from cast
Tom Berenger Dan Hedaya Madolyn Smith Osborne Mike Hagerty Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff Allyce Beasley Gretchen Corbett Martin Ferrero
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