It's been six months since Diane walked out/Sam kicked her out of the bar, and it hasn't been a good six months for either. Sam has gone back to his carousing drunken ways, none of which he attributes to the break-up with Diane. Diane has spent the last three months as a voluntary patient at Goldenbrook Sanitarium. Upon her release, she seems happy but she is still jumpy and nervous and can't even say Sam's name. The break-up and Sam's behavior has had an affect on others in the bar. Sam has continually slept with the replacement waitresses, who have in turn quit when things went sour with Sam. This instability has taken its toll on overworked Carla. However, the one positive thing for Carla is that at least Diane is gone, and Carla has stipulated that no one is allowed to even mention Diane's name in the bar. But hardest hit is Coach, who lived through Sam's previous life as a drunk. Coach takes matters into his own hands and goes and sees a just released Diane. Coach tries to ... Written by
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When the character of Norm walks into the bar, he pats another bar patron - who is sitting at a table near the bar entrance - on the shoulder while on his way to his regular seat at the end of the bar. When Norm arrives at his seat, that same bar patron is now seated at the end of the bar. See more
Ernie 'Coach' Pantusso
[Cliff, annoyed with The Coach, grabs his tie, places it in the blender and turns the blender on. The Coach turns off the blender, takes his tie out and holds it up.
Anybody want a mai tai?
Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love
Written by Cole Porter
Sung by John Ratzenberger See more