From creating hilarity while spending time at the bar to helping each other through the ups and downs of relationships, viewers laughed along with the characters of Cheers for 11 hilarious seasons. From the first season running in 1982 through 1982 to the eleventh season premiering in 1992, the cast aged right along with the barflies, waitresses, and barkeeps. A few Cheers characters had less hair in the final season, but others hadn't aged a day.
How old is the cast of Cheers? Ted Danson was 35 when he first stepped behind the bar as the baseball star turned barkeep Sam Malone in season one of Cheers. He starred in all 11 seasons of the Boston-based show which ended when he was 45. Rhea Perlman was nominated for ten Emmy Awards for the 11 seasons she spent on Cheers - from ages 34 to 45 - as the no-nonsense waitress Carla.
Sadly, Coach actor Nicholas Colasanto passed away during the third season when he was 61 years old. Following Colasanto's death, a 24-year-old Woody Harrelson joined the cast in its fourth season.
Which Cheers cast members do you think aged the most in the series' 11 season run? If you find yourself missing these characters, you can also watch shows like Cheers anytime. Take a look at this Cheers cast then and now list and vote up the characters that changed the most.