The gang decide to watch an old Red Sox game on a classic sports channel, a game in which Sam played. As this game took place during one of his drunk years, Sam is unsure if he played well or made a fool of himself in the game. Since he finds out he pitched three innings in the game, he assumes he played well. After Sam makes a big deal about watching the game, Carla reminds him that that game was indeed not one of his finest moments. Sam does whatever he can to prevent the gang from watching it. Meanwhile, Norm is being audited. The auditor is Dot Carroll, a gravelly-voiced, chain-smoking, no-nonsense, scary tough broad. Norm, the ex-accountant, knows he can fudge his way through the audit even without legitimate receipts, but when his tricks don't work, he resorts to a tactic suggested by Carla: flirt. It works, much to Norm's dismay, as Dot invites Norm back to her hotel room. But a faithful Norm now doesn't know what to do as Dot expects a sexual evening. Norm learns that what may...
Did You Know?
The role of Dot Carroll, played in the episode by Sharon Barr, was originally to be played by Elaine Stritch. Stritch left the role due to creative differences with producers. Barr was called in at the last minute after having played "Connie" in the episode Bidding on the Boys. She is the only actor to have played two different roles during the run of Cheers. See more
When Dot Carroll arrives at the bar and walks across the room to meet Norm, a wide camera angle exposes the edge of the set. A crew member wearing a pink shirt tries to step off camera. See more
[after Dot Carroll, the IRS auditor, threatens Norm with fraud, he starts flirting with her
I think I know what's going on here, Mr. Peterson.
I wasn't born yesterday. I know when someone's making a pass at me. And let me tell you this Buster, you're coming on to an official of the United States government, an auditor for the Internal Revenue Service. This meeting is over... Stud! We'll continue this audit in my hotel room, Ritz-Carlton room 147. Meet me there tonight. And PS: I ...