Cheers: Season 1, Episode 7

Friends, Romans, and Accountants (11 Nov. 1982)

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Norm's workplace party at Cheers is a miserable failure--so he tries to set up Diane as his boss's "date" for the evening.

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Norm volunteers to be his company's party director in order to advance the corporate ladder. After doing so, he realizes he knows nothing about party planning. On Diane's flippant suggestion, Norm decides to throw a toga party at the bar. Things start off badly on party night when Norm is the only one who dresses in costume. Things go downhill from there. The final blow for Norm is the fact that the woman he hired to be the boss' date at the last minute can't make it, so he pleads with Diane to keep his boss, Sawyer, company. Reluctant to prostitute herself, Diane initially refuses but changes her mind when she sees that Sawyer is a young, well-dressed, handsome man. An incident later at the party places Norm in a precarious position but elicits an unexpected response from his otherwise dour colleagues. Written by Huggo

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The title is from William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, "Friends, Romans and countrymen, lend me your ears." See more »

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Diane Chambers: Sam, if I am to serve both as a waitress and a butt of jokes, I think I should make more money.
Carla Tortelli: Yeah, what does a good butt make in this town?
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Friends, Romans, and Accountants (#1.7)
2 April 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Norm is throwing a work party at the bar and it is a total disaster. Also the date he got for his boss cancels, so he has to ask Diane to do it. When she sees that the boss is pretty hot she agrees. But the boss is also incapable to keep his hands to himself. Norm sets him straight but gets fired for it, still he is the hero of his former colleagues after.

Yeah the whole talk about Diane feeling cheap and not having dignity was nauseating but those were 80's and we still have people who think like that. So this didn't influence my rating, as the episode had so much more to give. It was very funny. Loved Norm's character, he is always a sweety sitting at the bar but this episode showed him also in a very fun way that makes me like him even more.


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