Exactly 23 minutes into each of the first nine Cheers seasons.
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It took me at least two years to feel, “Oh. I know how to play this now. I get it.” Because there was an ease and an arrogance to Sam, and I was not a womanizer; I didn’t date a lot. If I kissed somebody, I was basically married from that point on. [But] I maintain that I got Sam because I was teamed with Shelley. She was really unique. You can’t imagine anyone else playing Diane. She was Diane.
I hope and assume that every good comedy writer, no matter the age, has a moment where they discover how great Cheers is. And I would encourage any young person getting into comedy to sit down and watch it.
on being the exact opposite of Sam Malone.
Amy Poehler, who regularly watches Cheers episodes in her Parks & Recreation trailer.
I constantly bring up Cheers in conversations about entertainment. I’m really happy to hear that I’m not alone.
You can watch the entire series on Netflix.
Wouldn’t be nearly as funny if I didn’t hear Cliff’s voice in my head.