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1986

9 Jan. 1986
Take My Shirt... Please?
Sam donates his old Red Sox jersey for a public television auction, but is humiliated when nobody bids on it.
 
16 Jan. 1986
Suspicion
Diane plays a prank on the guys in the bar, but she becomes paranoid as she waits for their inevitable payback.
 
23 Jan. 1986
The Triangle
Diane convinces Sam to go to Frasier with fake depression symptoms so that Frasier can analyze him and get his confidence back as a psychiatrist. But Frasier comes back with a diagnosis that Sam's depressed because he's still in love with Diane.
 
30 Jan. 1986
Cliffie's Big Score
Diane rejects Cliff's request to be his date for the postman's ball, so he asks Carla, who will go with him--for a price. But what will he do when Diane reconsiders and decides to go with him?
 
6 Feb. 1986
Second Time Around
Sam sets up Frasier with one of his young bimbos. The day after their first date, Frasier announces that they are getting married--today.
 
13 Feb. 1986
The Peterson Principle
Norm is up for a promotion at work when he finds out that his competitor is having an affair with their boss' wife. Will he use this helpful bit of information to guarantee that he gets the job?
 
20 Feb. 1986
Dark Imaginings
Sam suffers a hernia while trying to prove that he's not getting too old.
 
27 Feb. 1986
Save the Last Dance for Me
Carla turns to Sam as a partner to go up against Nick and Loretta in a dance competition.
 
13 Mar. 1986
Fear Is My Co-Pilot
Sam and Diane have a harrowing near-death experience as passengers on a plane flown by one of Diane's ex-lovers.
 
20 Mar. 1986
Diane Chambers Day
The guys at the bar feel guilty for constantly teasing Diane and not inviting her to their gatherings, so they try to make up by taking her to her favorite opera.
 
27 Mar. 1986
Relief Bartender
Sam hires a new bartender and appoints himself as host/manager of Cheers. But when his new strategy goes belly-up and he is forced to return to the bar, somebody has to be fired.
 
1 May 1986
Strange Bedfellows: Part 1
Sam begins dating a city Councilwoman who is running for reelection, but Diane is convinced that she is just using him and will dump him after she is reelected.
 
8 May 1986
Strange Bedfellows: Part 2
Councilwoman Eldridge tells Sam to fire Diane because she's insecure about having one of Sam's former lovers working at the bar. However, Diane accidentally overhears the conversation and tries to beat him to the punch.
 
15 May 1986
Strange Bedfellows: Part 3
Councilwoman Eldridge presses Sam for a marriage proposal, but Sam remains noncommittal. She then dumps Sam after he and Diane create a scene at her press conference. The incident leads Sam to a proposal--but to whom?
 
25 Sep. 1986
The Proposal
Diane will not accept Sam's proposal over the telephone because she wants him to do it right. So he sets up the perfect romantic evening, only to have Diane reject the proposal.
 
2 Oct. 1986
The Cape Cad
Sam refuses to accept Diane's reconsideration of his proposal, and brags to her about a romantic weekend he has planned in Cape Cod. Diane follows him down there, and Sam doesn't want her to know that his date had to leave early.
 
9 Oct. 1986
Money Dearest
Cliff sees dollar signs in his future when he successfully schemes to get his mom engaged to a wealthy bar patron. However, his plan soon backfires when his future father-in-law announces that he's giving his fortune away to charity.
 
16 Oct. 1986
Abnormal Psychology
Diane thinks that Frasier is masking romantic feelings for his colleague, Dr. Lilith Sternin, so she launches a plan to fan the flames of love. Meanwhile, Norm and Cliff reluctantly join Woody for a fishing trip.
 
30 Oct. 1986
House of Horrors with Formal Dining and Used Brick
Carla finds out that the new house she bought was built on top of a 17th century prison graveyard. Cliff comes over to help her spend her first night in the house.
 
6 Nov. 1986
Tan 'N' Wash
Diane goads Sam by dating other men, namely Chad. Sam doesn't seem to care, but does. They have a battle over who can bother whom the most by Diane's act or Sam's reaction. Meanwhile, Norm has added financial counselor to his resume and has made a tidy profit for one of his grateful clients. The gang at the bar all want in on Norm's next big investment opportunity, but he is reluctant to tell them what it is as business and friendship don't mix. Easily plied with free beer by Sam, Norm does reveal his next investment: Tan 'N' Wash, a combination tanning salon/ ...
 
13 Nov. 1986
Young Dr. Weinstein
Diane and her date, Jordan Brundidge, have managed to secure reservations at the latest "it" restaurant in Boston called The Cafe. Sam thinks that perhaps he should take his latest conquest, Darlene, there as well. Diane laughs in his face as The Cafe is not the type of place one can call up on the spur of the moment and expect a table. Sam thinks that he can seeing to his local celebrity status. He calls and Diane seems to be right. Even Frasier can't manage to call in a favor from an old colleague, Dr. Julian Weinstein, a world famous transplant surgeon and gourmet,...
 
20 Nov. 1986
Knights of the Scimitar
Diane is doing some part-time teaching at the college and tells Sam that one of her students is falling in love with her. The problem is that she prides herself on being attracted to men solely on their inner beauty, but this guy, whose name is Lance Apollonaire, is drop dead gorgeous which is stirring animal passions in her. He is also young and a student. Sam thinks she is making this story up to make him jealous, especially with such a made up name as Lance Apollonaire. Is Lance real or a figment of Diane's "let's make Sam jealous" mind? Meanwhile, Cliff has ...
 
27 Nov. 1986
Thanksgiving Orphans
Thanksgiving is approaching and no one has anything to do except Diane, who is among a select few graduate students one of her professors has asked to spend Thanksgiving with his family, celebrating in the pilgrim's tradition. Diane suggests that the rest of the gang spend Thanksgiving together in Carla's new home. Carla agrees to a potluck dinner, with Norm in charge of the humongous turkey. Woody, Cliff and Frasier are solo for the day, but Sam is to bring his date Wendy and Norm is to bring his never seen wife Vera. They all vow to make this Thanksgiving the best ...
 
4 Dec. 1986
Everyone Imitates Art
Diane receives what she believes is a "promising" rejection letter from a literary magazine for a poem she submitted. To prove that the letter is nothing more than a form letter, Sam bets her that if he submits a poem to the same magazine, he too will receive the same letter. Much to Sam's surprise, the poem he submits gets published in the magazine. Diane, believing that Sam has plagiarized a previously published work, lives for a week solely on coffee and cigarettes as she madly rifles through every poetry book to find the poem Sam submitted. She hits the furthest ...
 
11 Dec. 1986
The Book of Samuel
When Sam goes away on vacation, he chooses Woody to be boss at the bar. Woody is prepared to do so, but unprepared for the Dear John letter he receives from Beth. Wanting to explain in person, Beth and her fiancé, Leonard Twilley - who Woody knows - plan on stopping in Boston on their way to Niagara Falls. Although Woody is sad, he is more fearful of looking pitiful in Beth's eyes by not having his own girl on his arms. Seeing that Beth and Leonard's stopover is a short one, Diane thinks that making up a girlfriend for Woody is not a bad idea. However Beth and ...
 
18 Dec. 1986
Dance, Diane, Dance
Diane admits to the gang that she has been taking a ballet class at the local community college under the tutelage of world renowned Madame Lihkova. The final exam for the class entailed performing a solo to be videotaped for adjudication. The gang at the bar intercepts the tape and the critique before Diane has a chance to see it; the critique is negative as Diane truly has no dancing talent. To spare Diane's feelings, Frasier decides to write a glowing review for Diane instead thinking that this act of kindness will cause no harm. After reading the altered review, ...
 

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