Cheers Season 5

Season 5

Cheers Season 5

First Air Date: September 25, 1986

First Aired on    :   1986
Episodes    :   26 episodes

The fifth season of Cheers, an award-winning American television sitcom, originally aired on NBC in the United States between September 25, 1986, and May 7, 1987. This season marks the departure of Shelley Long as Diane Chambers, bringing an end to the Sam and Diane relationship, though she would return for the series finale. The show was created by director James Burrows and writers Glen and Les Charles under production team Charles Burrows Charles Productions, in association with Paramount Television.



Episodes

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5x26 I Do and Adieu (May 07, 1987)


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.


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5x25 A House Is Not a Home (April 30, 1987)


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.


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5x24 Cheers: The Motion Picture (April 02, 1987)


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.


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5x23 Norm's First Hurrah (March 26, 1987)


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. Meanwhile Cliff finds a $20 note - and Woody has lost one.


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5x22 The Godfather, Part III (March 19, 1987)


Sam's goddaughter Joyce Pantusso (the late Coach's niece) has come to Boston for a visit. Not wanting her to get into trouble, Sam asks Woody to help her out and show her around - but Woody and Joyce have a surprise for Sam when they get engaged!


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5x21 Simon Says (March 05, 1987)


Diane badgers a noted British marriage counselor into seeing her and Sam for a pre-nuptial session, then refuses to heed his advice.


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5x20 Dinner at Eight-ish (February 26, 1987)


Frasier and Lilith invite Sam and Diane over for dinner to celebrate their first week of cohabitation. But things start going wrong when Lilith finds out Frasier and Diane were engaged, and she locks herself in the bathroom. Then Sam and Diane have an argument as well. Meanwhile Cliff agrees to babysit Carla's kids.


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5x19 Dog Bites Cliff (February 19, 1987)


Cliff is thinking lawsuit after a dog bites him while delivering the mail, until he meets the dog's beautiful and cooperative owner.


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5x18 One Last Fling (February 12, 1987)


Diane gives Sam 24 hours for a final fling before their wedding.


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5x17 Never Love a Goalie, Part 2 (February 05, 1987)


Eddie's career was red-hot until he started dating Carla. The defendant in Diane's murder case comes to the bar.


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5x16 Never Love a Goalie, Part 1 (January 29, 1987)


Carla falls for Eddie, a hockey goalie; meanwhile, Diane is foreman of a jury in an attempted murder trial.


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5x15 Spellbound (January 22, 1987)


Nick vows to take Diane away from Sam when Sam defends Loretta's efforts to ditch Nick and start her own singing career.


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5x14 Diamond Sam (January 15, 1987)


Sam regrets trying to buy Diane an engagement ring that is a cheap imitation.


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5x13 Chambers vs. Malone (January 08, 1987)


Sam proposes to Diane again and ends up charged with assault and battery when she turns him down again.


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5x12 Dance, Diane, Dance (December 18, 1986)


Frasier's effort to lighten a dance instructor's harsh criticism of Diane's efforts backfires when she decides to audition for the Boston Ballet.


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5x11 The Book of Samuel (December 11, 1986)


Woody delves into Sam's legendary black book to find a date to impress his former girl friend, who is coming to Cheers to introduce her fiancé.


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5x10 Everyone Imitates Art (December 04, 1986)


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.


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5x09 Thanksgiving Orphans (November 27, 1986)


The gang gathers at Carla's house for a Thanksgiving dinner of frozen turkey and overdone peas.


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5x08 Knights of the Scimitar (November 27, 1986)


Cliff prods a reluctant Norm to join his lodge and Sam thinks Diane has invented a suitor to make him jealous.


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5x07 Young Dr. Weinstein (November 13, 1986)


Stung by Diane's attitude, Sam tries to impress her by getting reservations at the most exclusive restaurant in Boston.


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5x06 Tan 'n' Wash (November 06, 1986)


The gang insists on getting in on Norm's new business investment then complains bitterly when it looks like a washout.


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5x05 House of Horrors with Formal Dining and Used Brick (October 30, 1986)


Cliff finds a reasonably priced older home for Carla to buy that turns out to be haunted.


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5x04 Abnormal Psychology (October 16, 1986)


Diane tries to help Lilith, the lady psychologist attracted to Frasier, to soften her appearance and surprise Frasier during their television debate.


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5x03 Money Dearest (October 09, 1986)


Cliff's ecstatic when his mother decides to marry a wealthy man until the groom decides to give it all away to charity.


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5x02 The Cape Cad (October 02, 1986)


Diane follows Sam to Cape Cod in an effort to ruin his weekend with another woman.


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5x01 The Proposal (September 25, 1986)


We finally found out who Sam's telephone proposal at the end of the last episode was to - Diane! But Diane fears that Sam is meerely on the rebound after breaking up with Janet, so asks him to repeat the proposal in a more romantic occasion, but when he does (on a boat), she refuses, causing Sam to make her walk the plank. Later Diane says she does want to get married, but Sam has now retracted the proposal.




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