Diane and Carla console Loretta, who has caught Nick cheating on her. They counsel her to stand on her own two feet and leave Nick. When Nick comes into the bar to claim her back, a chivalrous Sam stands up for her. Nick takes that as a sign that Sam has stolen Loretta from him. So Nick threatens to steal the same from Sam, that being Diane. Nick makes an attempt to wine and dine Diane, then Loretta, then Carla and then any of the three who will give him the time of day. Meanwhile, Frasier, the chess expert, has met his match in simpleton Woody. Written by
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Despite their spin-off series failing after just 13 episodes, Nick and Loretta will not appear on Cheers again for six years, when they make an appearance at Nick and Carla's daughter Sarafina's wedding in the final season episode Loathe and Marriage. See more
While Diane tells Nick to get up and follow after Loretta, sweep her off her feet and profess his undying love for her, the shadow of the boom mic can clearly be seen on the rear wall of the set, bobbing up and down at the same perspective height as Diane's face. See more
Nick, will you give up on me? You and I are an impossibility. The only thing you instill in me is the desire to flee. And then to be deflead.