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Season 5, Episode 15: Spellbound


Original Air Date: January 22, 1987.

Written By:  Kimberly Hill

Plot: Nick cheats on Loretta, and Diane and Carla support her in her decision to leave him, despite his considerable …

Season 5, Episode 14: Diamond Sam


Original Air Date: January 15, 1987.

Written By:  Tom Reeder

Plot: The newly-engaged couple announce their betrothal to the gang, and Norm helps Sam obtain the expensive …

Season 5, Episode 13: Chambers vs. Malone


Original Air Date: January 8, 1987.

Written By:  David Angell

Plot: Diane turns up at the bar convinced that Sam will propose to her that day, and despite Sam's protests, …

Season 5, Episode 12: Dance, Diane, Dance

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Original Air Date: December 18, 1986.

Written By:  Jeff Abugov

Plot: Diane gets a scathing review from her dance teacher, and Frasier, trying to soften the blow, rewrites …

Season 5, Episode 11: The Book Of Samuel


Original Air Date: December 11, 1986.

Written By:  Phoef Sutton

Plot: Beth dumps Woody via a Dear John letter, and when she comes to town, the gang tries to help him save …

Season 5, Episode 10: Everyone Imitates Art


Original Air Date: December 4, 1986.

Written By:  Heide Perlman

Plot: Diane receives a kind rejection letter from an elite poetry publication, and takes it in the best way …

Season 5, Episode 9: Thanksgiving Orphans


Original Air Date: November 27, 1986.

Written By:  Cheri Eichen and Bill Steinkellner

Plot: Carla hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for all Cheers' "orphans" who have nowhere …

Season 5, Episode 8: Knights of the Scimitar


Original Air Date: November 27, 1986.

Written By:  Jeff Abugov

Plot: Diane is troubled and thrilled by a handsome student's crush on her, sparking jealousy in Sam.  Her planned …

Season 5, Episode 7: Young Doctor Weinstein


Original Air Date: November 13, 1986.

Written By:  Phoef Sutton

Plot: Diane's high society date scores a reservation at an über-exclusive restaurant.  When Sam tries and …

Season 5, Episode 6: Tan N' Wash


Original Air Date: November 6, 1986.

Written By:  Cheri Eichen and Bill Steinkellner

Plot: Norm lets the gang in on an exciting investment opportunity-- a tanning salon/…