Cheers (1982–1993)
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Cheerio, Cheers 

Diane announces that she is leaving Cheers forever to go to Europe with Frasier.



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Frasier has been asked to be the visiting scholar at the University of Bologna in Italy for a 6-month tenure, and he asks Diane to come along. Although she implies that she will, she is less than enthusiastic. Frasier obviously picks up on this. She mentions Sam's fragility about the last time she left as one excuse, but she reassures Frasier that she really does want to go. In private with Sam though, she accuses him of thinking that this incident will lead to the end of hers and Frasier's relationship for a variety of reasons. Sam however is sincere in his want to see Diane and Frasier happy. So Diane plans to leave Cheers forever. After Diane's bon voyage party at the bar, Sam and Diane have a private moment together to clear the air, but it leads to a passionate kiss and embrace. However things don't continue to bed as an on-going conflict between the two rises to the surface. So Diane leaves, but before she does, Sam gives her the option of coming back to him if the "one day at a... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama







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11 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Nicholas Colasanto died two days after this episode was filmed. Production was shut down for three weeks as the cast and crew mourned and scripts were re-written. For the rest of the season, different explanations were given for Coach's absence. See more »


Ernie 'Coach' Pantusso: Carla, what are you looking for, a sign from God? Religious belief is based on faith.
Carla Tortelli: Yeah, well, I never thought I'd say this, Coach, but I think I've lost faith.
Sam Malone: [entering from his office] Hey, listen up, everybody. I have an announcement to make. Diane here is leaving for Europe, and she's... she's not going to be back to Cheers ever.
Ernie 'Coach' Pantusso: Aww...
[Carla falls to her knees and clasps her hands together]
Carla Tortelli: [singing] I believe, for every drop of rain that falls, a flower grows. I believe that somewhere ...
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I Believe
Written by Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl and Al Stillman
Performed by Rhea Perlman
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Cheerio, Cheers (#3.22)
12 May 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Frasier gets a great opportunity in a university in Europe. Diane is supposed to go live therewith him and it means that she may never see the rest again, including Sam. Sam throws her a good bye party and at the end they have a moment when they can't let go of each other hugging and have a kiss, but then it ends out in fight and they have to say good bye.

There was Coach again! But according to Wiki this was the last episode filmed with him. So good bye to Coach again....

The best part of the show was Norm and Cliff's kiss, so funny, love the characters.

But I was kind of bored by Sam and Diane.

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