Cheers season 10

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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.

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

Cast and characters edit

Episodes edit

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
2211"Baby Balk"James BurrowsDan O'Shannon & 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.
2222"Get Your Kicks on Route 666"James BurrowsDan O'Shannon & 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.
Note: Woody Harrelson does not appear in this episode.
2233"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.
2244"The Norm Who Came to Dinner"Tom MooreDan O'Shannon & 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.
2255"Ma's Little Maggie"James BurrowsTracy Newman & 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.
2266"Unplanned Parenthood"James BurrowsDan Staley & 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.
2277"Bar Wars V: The Final Judgment"James BurrowsKen Levine & 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.
2288"Where Have All the Floorboards Gone?"James BurrowsKen Levine & 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.
2299"Head Over Hill"John RatzenbergerDan Staley & 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 Sam's request. Much to everyone's surprise, including her own, Carla ends up sleeping with Hill instead.
23010"A Fine French Whine"James BurrowsDan Staley & Rob LongNovember 21, 1991 (1991-11-21)29.2[10]
Woody wants to propose to Kelly, but Henrí and his expiring visa take precedence.
23111"I'm Okay, You're Defective"James BurrowsDan Staley & 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. In the end, after Frasier sets all of his affairs in order, Sam decides not to look at his sperm count and burns the envelope without opening it. Frasier's will is opened many decades later at his funeral to reveal that Sam's sperm count is perfectly average, indicating that Sam had accidentally burned the wrong envelope. The elderly Lilith immediately says, "that damn bar..."
23212"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.
23313"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.
23414"No Rest for the Woody"James BurrowsTracy Newman & 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).
23515"My Son, the Father"James BurrowsDan Staley & 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.
23616"One Hugs, the Other Doesn't"James BurrowsCheri Eichen & 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.
23717"A Diminished Rebecca with a Suspended Cliff"James BurrowsDan O'Shannon & 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.
23818"License to Hill"James BurrowsKen Levine & 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.

Note: Frasier mentions he and Lilith are taking a flight to Nantucket the following day. This storyline is shown on Wings in the crossover episode "Planes, Trains, and Visiting Cranes", which aired the same night.
23919"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.
24020"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.
24121"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 more 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.
24222"Rebecca's Lover...Not"James BurrowsTracy Newman & Jonathan StarkApril 23, 1992 (1992-04-23)22.1[22]
Rebecca's old high school flame (Harvey Fierstein) 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.
24323"Bar Wars VI: This Time It's for Real"Rick BerenKen Levine & 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.
24424"Heeeeere's...Cliffy!"James BurrowsKen Levine & 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. Johnny Carson appears as himself.
24525"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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