Frasier and Lilith are having a domestic spat, and Lilith is withholding sex. Frasier is going a little stir crazy because of it. Woody is having a spat in name only with 'Larry Bird' of the Boston Celtics who is originally from French Lick, Indiana, from where people of Hanover, Indiana are considered the dufuses of the state. Hanover residents have the same opinion of French Lick residents. With the rest of the gang, they're preparing for the next contest with Gary's Olde Towne Tavern, namely a three-on-three basketball game of bar employees. Gary "hires" a couple of extremely tall ringers. Sam goes one step further and "hires" Boston Celtic, Kevin McHale. Sam tells Kevin that the game is for charity - an orphanage - to persuade him to do this for him. Because of the surety of winning, Sam bets Gary $5,000 on the game, Gary unaware that Kevin is Cheers' ringer. When Kevin ultimately finds out he was duped about the charity aspect of the game, he's mad but agrees to play if the ... Written by
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This episode (displaying Woody Boyd's top notch basketball skills) premiered just a year and a half before the movie White Men Can't Jump
(1992) (starring Woody Harrelson
as a basketball hustler) premiered in theaters. This is a possible indication that Woody Harrelson
had already started preparing for his role at the time of this episode. See more
When Carla holds up the Polaroid picture being auctioned, it is black on both sides - there is no image on it. See more
[about an argument between Frasier and Lilith
So, uh, what kind of punishment are you getting?
Dr. Frasier Crane
Oh, I'm not getting any.
Oh, you're getting off easy.
Dr. Frasier Crane
No, I'm not *getting* any.
No, *you're* getting off *easy*.