Cheers: Season 3, Episode 16

Teacher's Pet (31 Jan. 1985)

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Sam gets Coach's help to help him pass a geography class and get his high school diploma. But he eventually finds an easier way to pass the course.

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Sam is being very secretive. Diane finds out that his secret is that he's gone back to school. But later, initially to her horror, she finds out that he is not getting his college degree, but rather his high school diploma, which he will earn if he passes the one course he is taking. Coach shows some interest in going back to school as well, and although Coach needs a few more credits than Sam to graduate - actually a few more years - he decides to take the same Geography course as Sam. Nearing the end of the course, Coach and Sam are getting the highest marks in the class and are enjoying their experience. Coach is getting his good grades through hard work and studying. Sam on the other hand, as Diane eventually deduces, is getting his high marks because he and Miss Purdy, the teacher, have a special relationship, not quite typical of a teacher/student. In other words, they're sleeping together. Diane chastises him, although she doesn't need to as Sam knows what's happening is wrong.... Written by Huggo

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Sam holds a Geography text book entitled "The World and It's People," with the incorrect contraction of "it is" instead of the possessive "its." See more »

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Diane Chambers: [Diane storms into Sam's office, angry] Sam Malone, this is absolutely...
Sam Malone: ...the worst thing I've ever done.
Diane Chambers: ...the worst thing you've... - wait a minute. You don't even know what I'm going to say. I just found out that you have been...
Sam Malone: ...sleeping with my teacher.
Diane Chambers: That's right. And that's not the worst part of it. She also has been giving you...
Sam Malone: ...good marks because of it.
Diane Chambers: Yes. Are you admitting that you're doing this and that you know it's wrong?
Sam Malone: Yeah, that's right.
Diane Chambers: Oh, yeah? Well... stop ...
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Teacher's Pet (#3.16)
11 May 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Sam goes back to school to get his high school diploma. Coach ends up taking a class in geography with him. They both are getting the best marks in class. Only it turns out that Sam is sleeping with his teacher. He wants to get his mark in an honest way and coach ends up helping him study for the exam and Sam passes.

Diane hasn't been annoying for a while now, but she is in this episode. Why does she keep to announcing to everyone Sam's business. And him going back to high school shouldn't have been so awful for her. Also so what he cheated, it is just high school. With an A he could have gone to college, many students cheat when in high school as they don't care about such things as being honest.

But Coach's studying techniques were perfection. The Albania song is now in my head.


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