Entertainment The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1  

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There are so many great episodes of Cheers in season 1, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of Cheers season 1 from the best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The first season of Cheers consisted of 22 episodes and made its debut on September 30, 1982. Created and produced by James Burrows and brother writers Glen and Les Charles, season 1 of Cheers was a critical darling, receiving 13 Emmy nominations in its first year of eligibility and winning five.

Which Cheers season 1 episode did you like better, "Father Knows Last" or "Any Friend of Diane's"? Vote up the best episodes from Cheers season 1 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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Give Me a Ring Sometime is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
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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Let Me Count the Ways is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Jan 13 1983
Diane looks to her friends for comfort when her cat dies, but finds everyone too enthralled by a Celtics game to notice.

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Coach's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Oct 28 1982
Coach's daughter brings the obnoxious lout she plans to marry to meet her father.

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Endless Slumper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Dec 02 1982
Rick Walker, a friend of Sam, seeks his advice on how to end a losing streak.

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One for the Book is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Dec 09 1982
While Diane keeps notes on bar conversation, a novice comes in for one final fling before entering a monastery and a World War I doughboy shows up for a very small reunion.

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No Contest is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Feb 17 1983
Sam enters Diane in the "Miss Boston Barmaid" contest without telling her.

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Father Knows Last is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Jan 20 1983
Carla has a secret that's about to be revealed:she's five months pregnant.

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The Spy Who Came In for a Cold... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Dec 16 1982
The bar patrons are all enthralled by the mysterious gentleman who claims to be a secret agent.

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Coach Returns to Action is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Nov 25 1982
Coach and Sam become unlikely romantic rivals for Coach's new neighbor.

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Pick a Con...Any Con is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
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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The Tortelli Tort is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Oct 14 1982
Carla's fiery temper almost costs Sam the bar when she attacks an obnoxious Yankees fan.

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Sam at Eleven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Oct 21 1982
Sam realizes how much he misses his former sports celebrity status when a local newscaster asks to interview him again.

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Someone Single, Someone Blue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Mar 03 1983
Diane's mother turns up at Cheers with the news that Diane must marry before the next day or her mother will lose her share of Diane's father's estate.

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Showdown, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Mar 24 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.

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Any Friend of Diane's is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Nov 04 1982
Diane becomes upset when Sam hits on an old friend of hers who's on the rebound from an unhappy love affair.

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Sam's Women is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Oct 07 1982
Diane's teasing about his airhead women sends Sam looking for a date of a higher cerebral plane and an old customer insists he must see the former owner to discuss his personal problems.

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Diane's Perfect Date is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
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.

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Now Pitching, Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Jan 06 1983
Sam lets the sexy appeal of an agent and the glamour of the public spotlight lure him into being a TV pitchman.

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Showdown, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
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.

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Friends, Romans, Accountants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Nov 11 1982
Norm tries to make points with the boss by planning the annual office party at Cheers and arranging for Diane to be the old man's "date".

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Truce or Consequences is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
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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The Boys in the Bar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 1
Jan 27 1983
Cheers' regulars fear the place may become a gay hangout after an old friend of Sam's reveals his homosexuality on TV.