After a workplace dispute between Diane and Carla puts Sam in an awkward position, Diane decides that it might be best if she no longer worked at the bar for the betterment of her and Sam's relationship. After two weeks of no bites, Diane finally gets a job as a proofreader at a small publishing company, pending a good reference from her last employer (Sam). During the reference discussion, Sam and Diane find out that her prospective new employer only has sex on his mind. Once again without a job or any other prospects that haven't included sexual favors, Diane is asked by Sam to return to the bar. However she comes to the conclusion that the situation at Cheers is no different than what she has faced in her job search: she is not the best employee and is the boss' girlfriend. Sam counters that he too feels used since Diane's original motives for wanting to work there were solely to bed Sam. For both to regain their professional dignities, they vow that her return would include a set ... Written by
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Carla makes reference to her having four mouths to feed. Two episodes earlier, Carla had given birth to her fifth child. See more
I propose that you and I abstain from any sort of physical contact for a period of one month. Strictly business for one month. I think that's the only way that each of us can regain our self respect.
I think that's a very good idea. It would help me out a lot.
Fine. One month it is. Mr. Malone.
[as Sam and Diane shake hands
[as Diane is about to walk out of the room
Oh, there is just one more thing. I think... Please have a seat. I think my self respect bounces back a little ...
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Written by Roy Turk
, Lou Handman
Performed by John Ratzenberger See more