On what turns out to be a less than romantic dinner date for Frasier and Diane due to some unfortunate circumstances concerning the renowned restaurant's longtime chef/owner, Frasier, regardless, decides to go ahead with his plan to ask Diane to marry him. He has made arrangements for the ceremony to take place the following day at a romantic Florentine estate. Caught off guard by the question, Diane, who still has feelings for Sam, tries one last ditch attempt to get some sort of commitment from him by calling him at Cheers. Without directly asking for that commitment, Diane tells Sam of Frasier's proposal. Sam is unable to give Diane that commitment since he believes she called just to gloat about her happiness. So Diane accepts Frasier's proposal. In the sober realization of the post telephone call, Sam thinks that he made a big mistake by not telling Diane not to marry Frasier. He impulsively decides to fly to Florence to stop the wedding. However, a piece of new technology in ... Written by
Did You Know?
This was the second episode filmed after Nicholas Colasanto
's death. A previously deleted scene featuring Coach was used in the cold opening as a tribute to him. In the fourth season premiere, Sam states that Coach died. Woody Harrelson
joined the cast as the new bartender, Woodrow Tiberius Boyd, a small town lad who knew Coach. See more
References Raiders of the Lost Ark