Cheers (season 10)

The tenth season of Cheers, an American television sitcom, originally aired on NBC in the United States between September 19, 1991, and May 14, 1992. 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.

Cheers
Season 10
Cheers season 10.jpg
Region 1 DVD
StarringTed Danson
Kirstie Alley
Rhea Perlman
John Ratzenberger
Woody Harrelson
Kelsey Grammer
Bebe Neuwirth
George Wendt
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes25/26 (one-double length episode)
Release
Original networkNBC
Original releaseSeptember 19, 1991 (1991-09-19) –
May 14, 1992 (1992-05-14)
Season chronology
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Season 9
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Season 11
List of Cheers episodes

Cast and CharactersEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
2221"Baby Balk"James BurrowsDan O'Shannon and Tom AndersonSeptember 19, 1991 (1991-09-19)31.4[1]
Sam and Rebecca decide to have a baby but each get advice from Frasier and Lilith that kills the mood.
2232"Get Your Kicks on Route 666"James BurrowsDan O'Shannon and Tom AndersonSeptember 26, 1991 (1991-09-26)30.3[2]
Sam, Frasier, Cliff and Norm attempt to take a cross-country road trip. Meanwhile, back at the bar, Rebecca and Lilith ogle Carla's nephew. Woody Harrelson does not appear in this episode.
2243"Madame LaCarla"Tom MoorePhoef SuttonOctober 3, 1991 (1991-10-03)29.6[3]
When Carla's psychic decides to retire, she selects Carla to succeed her. After receiving a bad review, Woody begins to doubt his acting abilities.
2254"The Norm Who Came to Dinner"Tom MooreDan O'Shannon and Tom AndersonOctober 10, 1991 (1991-10-10)27.8[4]
Lilith and Frasier must deal with Norm as a house guest when he is injured painting their living room.
2265"Ma's Little Maggie"James BurrowsTracy Newman and Jonathan StarkOctober 17, 1991 (1991-10-17)24.5[5]
Cliff must confront his mother on being overbearing after she proposes to his girlfriend when his Ma feels it is time.
2276"Unplanned Parenthood"James BurrowsDan Staley and Rob LongOctober 24, 1991 (1991-10-24)25.3[6]
Sam and Rebecca decide to babysit all of Carla's children in an effort to test their parenting skills. Meanwhile, Cliff helps Woody make a video to introduce Kelly to his family.
2287"Bar Wars V: The Final Judgment"James BurrowsKen Levine and David IsaacsOctober 31, 1991 (1991-10-31)28.2[7]
The Cheers crew prepares for their annual Halloween prank war with Gary's Olde Towne Tavern. This time Sam may have gone a little too far.
2298"Where Have All the Floorboards Gone?"James BurrowsKen Levine and David IsaacsNovember 7, 1991 (1991-11-07)29.3[8]
The gang feels responsible when the Celtics' Kevin McHale goes into a slump after becoming obsessed with the number of bolts in the floor of Boston Garden.
2309"Head Over Hill"John RatzenbergerDan Staley and Rob LongNovember 14, 1991 (1991-11-14)27.8[9]
After getting on Sam's nerves over the use of Melville's dumpsters, John Allen Hill is to be humiliated by Carla at the request of Sam. Much to everyone's surprise, including her own, Carla ends up sleeping with Hill instead.
23110"A Fine French Whine"James BurrowsDan Staley and Rob LongNovember 21, 1991 (1991-11-21)29.2[10]
Woody wants to propose to Kelly, but Henrí and his expiring visa take precedence.
23211"I'm Okay, You're Defective"James BurrowsDan Staley and Rob LongDecember 5, 1991 (1991-12-05)27.3[11]
Frasier has to face making out a will while Sam braces himself for bad news from Rebecca's fertility doctor.
23312"Go Make"James BurrowsPhoef SuttonDecember 12, 1991 (1991-12-12)27.5[12]
Sam and Rebecca let their imaginations run free during a weekend of baby-making and dream up different versions of their future progeny.
23413"Don't Shoot...I'm Only the Psychiatrist"James BurrowsKathy Ann StumpeJanuary 2, 1992 (1992-01-02)30.0[13]
Cliff and Norm help Frasier's low-esteem self-help group really help themselves and Woody trims Sam's hair.
23514"No Rest for the Woody"James BurrowsTracy Newman and Jonathan StarkJanuary 9, 1992 (1992-01-09)24.6[14]
Woody's extracurricular work as a gravedigger may pay for Kelly's engagement ring, but it also jeopardizes his first meeting with her grandmother (Celeste Holm).
23615"My Son, the Father"James BurrowsDan Staley and Rob LongJanuary 16, 1992 (1992-01-16)26.7[15]
Sam finds a way to get even with John Hill. One of Carla's sons decides to become a priest.
23716"One Hugs, the Other Doesn't"James BurrowsCheri Eichen and Bill SteinkellnerJanuary 30, 1992 (1992-01-30)26.4[16]
A Boston performance by children's singer Nanny Gee (Emma Thompson) for Frederick's birthday sheds light on Frasier's past as Lilith and the barflies discover Nanny is Frasier's first wife! Frasier had forgotten to mention this fact to Lilith and when Nanny arrives at Cheers she and Lilith soon get into a catfight!
23817"A Diminished Rebecca with a Suspended Cliff"James BurrowsDan O'Shannon and Tom AndersonFebruary 6, 1992 (1992-02-06)29.7[17]
Woody's cousin (Harry Connick, Jr.) develops a crush on Rebecca and Cliff is very unhappy with the new postal uniforms.
23918"License to Hill"James BurrowsKen Levine and David IsaacsFebruary 13, 1992 (1992-02-13)22.6[18]
Rebecca takes control of the bar while Sam and the gang play a game of poker. While trying to impress Sam by showing her responsibility, Rebecca finds out she forgot to renew the liquor license. Now they must serve non-alcoholic drinks without anyone knowing the difference until it is renewed.
24019"Rich Man, Wood Man"James BurrowsDaniel PalladinoFebruary 20, 1992 (1992-02-20)21.9[19]
The gang tries to bring Woody back to earth after a vacation in London with Kelly and her money.
24120"Smotherly Love"James BurrowsKathy Ann StumpeFebruary 27, 1992 (1992-02-27)26.7[20]
Lilith's overbearing mother comes to town for the renewal of the Crane's wedding vows and proceeds to take over every little detail. Norm comes into some money from a roulette win and Rebecca wants Sam to get him to pay off his bar tab.
24221"Take Me Out of the Ball Game"James BurrowsKathy Ann StumpeMarch 26, 1992 (1992-03-26)23.9[21]
Sam ponders a baseball comeback, but when he goes to play a few games he discovers most of the players are much younger and immature than he is. They're acting just like he used to, and Sam doesn't think he enjoys acting like that anymore. Meanwhile, back in Boston, Frasier loses Lilith's favourite lab rat and tries to get an identical one before she returns.
24322"Rebecca's Lover...Not"James BurrowsTracy Newman and Jonathan StarkApril 23, 1992 (1992-04-23)22.1[22]
Rebecca's old high school flame returns to see her and believes he might be there to reignite the spark they once shared, all while completely dodging every tell-tale sign that he isn't exactly who she thinks he is.
24423"Bar Wars VI: This Time It's for Real"Rick BerenKen Levine and David IsaacsApril 30, 1992 (1992-04-30)30.5[23]

Gary has sold his bar to a suspicious new owner whom the gang at Cheers decide to haze. It appears that they're in way over their heads when it is learned who the new owner really is and must now deal with potential consequences.

Note: Senator John Kerry appears as himself in the pre-credits sequence. His last name is misspelled as Kerrey in the closing credits.
24524"Heeeeere's...Cliffy!"James BurrowsKen Levine and David IsaacsMay 7, 1992 (1992-05-07)25.4[24]
Cliff purchases tickets to see The Tonight Show after believing the joke he sent to the writers was accepted and will appear on-air.
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247
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26
"An Old-Fashioned Wedding"
James BurrowsDavid LloydMay 14, 1992 (1992-05-14)32.9[25]
The time has come for Woody and Kelly to wed, despite Carla's predictions that the event will be disastrous, which may very well be the case.

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