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List of the best Cheers episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. One of the greatest comedy shows of all time, Cheers has a legacy that is equally strong as Seinfeld and The Big Bang Theory. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Cheers episodes of all time are. Fans of Cheers are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List contains episodes like One for the Road and Thanksgiving Orphans. What is the best Cheers episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Thanksgiving Orphans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Nov 27 1986
The gang gathers at Carla's house for a Thanksgiving dinner of frozen turkey and overdone peas.

2
66 10
Give Me a Ring Sometime is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Sep 30 1982
Cheers is a small bar in Boston, MA. As owner Sam Malone opens up, a couple enter the bar. Professor Sumner Sloane and his fiance Diane Chambers are to go to Barbados to be married, but Sumner's ...more

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12 0
Dinner at Eight-ish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 20: The regulars meet over dinner to discuss Frasier asking Lilith to move in.

4
72 12
Showdown, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Mar 31 1983
Diane's fascination with Sam's older brother brings their long simmering relationship to a boil when the sibling asks Diane to go to Paris with him.

5
50 6
Abnormal Psychology is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
doodle added Oct 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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61 9
Diane's Perfect Date is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Rinkydink added Feb 10 1983
Sam and Diane dare each other to find the other's perfect date, but Sam's last minute choice doesn't quite measure up.

7
57 11
Truce or Consequences is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Nov 18 1982
Diane and Carla decide to bury the hatchet over after work drinks, which lead to a startling confession from Carla about her youngest child.

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48 8
Power Play is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
murphycat added Sep 29 1983
The regular gang finds Sam and Diane's romance hard to believe, a view apparently shared by Diane, who throws Sam out of her apartment after only five minutes.

9
30 4
What is... Cliff Clavin? is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Jan 18 1990
Jeopardy makes an appearance in Boston, and Cliff gets on the show. The Jeopardy! round had all 6 categories Cliff specializes in, such as celebrities or the US Postal Service. But when Final ...more

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38 7
Diane's Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Linus added Oct 31 1985
Diane spends a dark and stormy night worrying that Andy Schroeder has escaped and is out to kill her.

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21 2
From Beer to Eternity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
buzzy added Nov 28 1985
Sam has to convince Woody to help Cheers win a bowling match with Gary's Old Towne Tavern at a rival bar.

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30 5
Pick a Con...Any Con is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
beachbum added Feb 24 1983
Sam enlists Harry the conman to help fleece a card shark who cheated Coach out of a lot of money.

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31 7
I'll Be Seeing You, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
May 10 1984
Sam commissions a portrait of Diane from an artist so obnoxious that he soon forbids Diane to continue posing for him, an order Diane won't accept.

14
31 7
Chambers vs. Malone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Rinkydink added Jan 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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29 6
Sumner's Return is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
lemonhead added Nov 03 1983
Diane's intellectual former fiance returns to reclaim her and puts Sam into an anxiety attack when he tries to measure up by reading Tolstoy.

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29 6
Strange Bedfellows (3) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
TheDude added May 15 1986
Janet has won the election and is hosting her press conference at Cheers. Diane turns up to apologize to Sam but ends up asking Janet some personal questions which causes Sam to throw her out of ...more

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30 7
Homicidal Ham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Oct 27 1983
Andy, the ex-con Sam arranged as a blind date for Diane, returns to Cheers to show off his acting ability.

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17 2
Coach Buries a Grudge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
CB Ladnier added Feb 16 1984
An old friend of Coach has died and Coach decides to hold a memorial to him in the bar, inviting all their old friends. But then Coach discovers his late friend made a pass at his late wife.

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23 5
Birth, Death, Love and Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Rinkydink added Sep 26 1985
After the sad passing away of Coach, Sam hires a new bartender in Woody Boyd, Coach's pen pal who has moved to Boston. Frasier arrives back from Europe with the news that Diane left him at the ...more

20
24 6
I Do and Adieu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
May 07 1987
"I Do, Adieu" is the fifth season finale of the American television sitcom Cheers, written by Glen and Les Charles and directed by James Burrows. It originally aired on May 7, 1987 on ...more

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25 7
Suspicion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
lemonhead added Jan 16 1986
Diane arranges for a stranger to come into Cheers as part of an experiment in paranoid behavior, but then she provides an even better example as she waits for the gang to get back at her.

22
25 7
Spellbound is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
TheDude added Jan 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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21 4
Coach's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Giovanni77 added Oct 28 1982
Coach's daughter brings the obnoxious lout she plans to marry to meet her father.

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7 0
How To Win Friends And Electro... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Season 7 Episode 7: Cliff takes desperate measures to change his personality.

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7 0
Home Is The Sailor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheers Episodes of All Time
Season 6 Episode 1: Sam returns to Cheers after sailing around the world and wants his job back.