Cheers (1982–1993)
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Ill-Gotten Gaines 

It's Thanksgiving, and all the orphaned regulars of the bar have decided to have dinner together at Cheers. These include a recently separated Frasier and his son Frederick, Carla and three... See full summary »

Director:

James Burrows

Writers:

Glen Charles (created by), Les Charles (created by) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Danson ... Sam Malone
Kirstie Alley ... Rebecca Howe
Rhea Perlman ... Carla Tortelli
John Ratzenberger ... Cliff Clavin
Woody Harrelson ... Woody Boyd
Kelsey Grammer ... Dr. Frasier Crane
George Wendt ... Norm Peterson
Keene Curtis ... John Allen Hill
Jackie Swanson ... Kelly Boyd
Richard Doyle ... Mr. Walter Gaines
Robert Cornthwaite ... Hives
Sondra Currie ... Katherine Gaines
Christopher Graves Christopher Graves ... Frederick Crane
Kevin Graves Kevin Graves ... Frederick Crane
John Valentine John Valentine ... Richard Gaines
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Storyline

It's Thanksgiving, and all the orphaned regulars of the bar have decided to have dinner together at Cheers. These include a recently separated Frasier and his son Frederick, Carla and three of her fatherless kids (Lucinda, Jesse and Elvis), a Vera-less for the holidays and somewhat confused Norm with his barcalounger, a Ma-less for the holidays Cliff, host and hostess Sam and Rebecca, and for a short but unexpected time John Allen Hill, whose kitchen, silverware, plates and candlesticks the gang are using. One not there is Woody, who is having dinner with the Gaines family. Mr. Gaines recently made Woody sign a power of attorney document, and Sam thinks that the Gaines family is taking advantage of naive Woody. Sam suggests to Woody that he stand up to Mr. Gaines, to say that he's disappointed in him, that he should be ashamed of himself, and that he should give Woody the respect he deserves. Woody does so, but not before Woody walks in on Mr. Gaines having an affair with his ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1992 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bebe Neuwirth's title card is removed from the opening credits beginning with this episode. See more »

Goofs

Norm struggles to remember his wife Vera's maiden name, though in Two Faces Of Norm, he remembered the name (Kreitzer) well enough to use as an alias. See more »

Quotes

Woody Boyd: Oh, Mr. Gaines. What a nice surprise. You remember Mr. Peterson and Mr. Clavin.
Mr. Walter Gaines: [to Norm and Cliff] Nick. Clive.
Norm Peterson: Actually, it's Norm, Cliff.
Mr. Walter Gaines: You're lucky I got that close.
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Connections

References The Love Bug (1968) See more »

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