Entertainment The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5  

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There are so many great episodes of Cheers in season 5, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of Cheers season 5 from the best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The fifth season of Cheers, which premiered on September 25, 1986, consisted of 26 episodes. Season 5 of Cheers is notable for the departure of Shelley Long and the consequent end to the Sam and Diane relationship.

Which Cheers season 5 episode did you like better, "The Book of Samuel" or "Chambers vs. Malone"? Vote up the best episodes from Cheers season 5 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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Everyone Imitates Art is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Dec 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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A House Is Not a Home is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Apr 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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Dog Bites Cliff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Feb 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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Dance, Diane, Dance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Dec 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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The Book of Samuel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Dec 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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Never Love a Goalie, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Feb 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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One Last Fling is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Feb 12 1987
Diane gives Sam 24 hours for a final fling before their wedding.

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Diamond Sam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Jan 15 1987
Sam regrets trying to buy Diane an engagement ring that is a cheap imitation.

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I Do and Adieu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
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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Chambers vs. Malone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
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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Dinner at Eight-ish is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Feb 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 ...more

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Simon Says is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Mar 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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Abnormal Psychology is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
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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House of Horrors with Formal D... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Oct 30 1986
Cliff finds a reasonably priced older home for Carla to buy that turns out to be haunted.

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Spellbound is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
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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The Cape Cad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Oct 02 1986
Diane follows Sam to Cape Cod in an effort to ruin his weekend with another woman.

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Cheers: The Motion Picture is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Apr 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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Norm's First Hurrah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Mar 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

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The Godfather, Part III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Mar 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 ...more

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Thanksgiving Orphans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Nov 27 1986
The gang gathers at Carla's house for a Thanksgiving dinner of frozen turkey and overdone peas.

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Tan 'n' Wash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Nov 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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Knights of the Scimitar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Nov 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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The Proposal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Sep 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 ...more

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Never Love a Goalie, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Jan 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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Money Dearest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes From Cheers Season 5
Oct 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.