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Season 2, Episode 10: How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Call You Back

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Original Air Date: December 8, 1983.

Written By: Earl Pomerantz

Plot: A careless "I love you", sends Diane on an emotional quest to analyze her relationship with Sam.  While …

Season 2, Epsiode 9: They Called Me Mayday

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Original Air Date: December 1, 1983.

Written By: David Angell

Plot: Dick Cavett happens into the bar, and after meeting Sam, takes an interest in a biography about his life.  …

Season 2, Episode 8: Manager Coach

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Original Air Date: November 24, 1983.

Written By: Earl Pomerantz

Plot: Coach turns into a tyrant when he starts coaching a Little League team.  He runs a tight ship, and …

Season 2, Episode 7: Old Flames


Original Air Date: November 17, 1983.

Written By: David Angell

Plot: Sam's old baseball buddy Dave returns to the bar and is stunned to learn Sam and Diane are in a relationship.  …

Season 2, Episode 6: Affairs of the Heart

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Original Air Date: November 10, 1983.

Written By: Heide Perlman

Plot: Carla reluctantly falls for a customer, who unbeknownst to her, has a heart defect that could make …

Season 2, Episode 5: Sumner's Return

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Original Air Date: November 3, 1983.

Written By: Michael J. Weithorn

Plot: Another traumatic return for Diane: Her ex, Sumner Sloane, shows up at the bar looking for forgiveness …

Season 2, Episode 4: Homicidal Ham

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Original Air Date: October 27, 1983.

Written By: David Lloyd

Plot: Andy Andy returns, and Diane takes it upon herself to help him build a new life on the outside.  She fully …

Season 2, Episode 3: Personal Business

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Original Air Date: October 20, 1983.

Written By: Tom Reeder

Plot: Feeling that her relationship with Sam is creating a strain on working together at the bar, Diane goes off …

Season 2, Episode 2: Little Sister Don't Cha

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Original Air Date: October 13, 1983.

Written By: Heide Perlman

Plot: Carla's little sister fills in for her while Carla is out delivering her baby.  She is not the innocent …

Season 2, Episode 1: Power Play

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Original Air Date: September 29, 1983.

Written By: Glen Charles and Les Charles

Plot: What happens after that cliffhanger kiss last season?  Well, this: Sam and Diane announce …

Season 1, Episode 22: Show Down, Part 2

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Original Air Date: March 31, 1983.

Written By: Glen Charles and Les Charles

Plot: Sam's brother Derek is still in town, holding Sam and Diane's relationship to the fire, …

Season 1, Episode 21: Show Down, Part 1

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Original Air Date: March 24, 1983.

Written By: Glen Charles and Les Charles

Plot: Sam's fabulous brother Derek descends on Cheers, holding everyone his this thrall, including …

Season 1, Episode 20: Someone Single, Someone Blue

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Original Air Date: March 3, 1983.

Written By: David Angell

Plot: According to a wacky provision in Diane's father's will, her mother will lose her fortune if Diane is not …

Season 1, Episode 19: Pick a Con, Any Con

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Original Air Date: February 24, 1983.

Written By: David Angell

Plot: Coach's friend George has been fleecing him in card games for too long.  The gang decides to bring in …