Cheers (1982–1993)
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Woody Gets an Election 

When City Councilman Kevin Fogarty comes to Cheers on his re-election campaign spouting a whole lot of political nothings that nonetheless woos the crowd, Frasier bets the gang that he can ... See full summary »

Director:

James Burrows

Writers:

Glen Charles (created by), Les Charles (created by) | 8 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
Jackie Swanson ... Kelly Boyd
George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky McFarland (as Spanky McFarland)
Philip Baker Hall ... City Councilman Kevin Fogerty
Peri Gilpin ... Holly Matheson
Clarke Gordon Clarke Gordon ... Chief Justice
Paul Willson ... Paul Krapence
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Moderator (as LaTanya Richardson)
Stephen Parr Stephen Parr ... Fogerty's Aide
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Storyline

When City Councilman Kevin Fogarty comes to Cheers on his re-election campaign spouting a whole lot of political nothings that nonetheless woos the crowd, Frasier bets the gang that he can even get a trained monkey on the ballot and garner 10% of the vote. Without a trained monkey in sight, Frasier chooses Woody as a good surrogate. Frasier does indeed get enough signatures to get Woody on the ballot. Woody helps his own political cause when Holly Matheson, a local reporter covering the City Hall beat, mistakes Woody's farm talk as an analogy for the problems of City politics. In an early poll, Woody garners 8% popular support, enough for the gang to concede defeat to Frasier. However, when Fogarty is caught in a public drunkenness spree, the gang figures that Woody can actually win the election and they go full force on his campaign. Frasier takes this task on as his own personal mission, that is until he has a nightmare of Woody as a career politician in the White House inciting a ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1993 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Holly Matherson is played by Peri Gilpin. She later stars in the Cheers spin-off Frasier (1993) as Roz Doyle See more »

Goofs

Doherty is the incumbent councilor for Boston's District 3, which is nowhere near Cheers or Beacon Hill, so it makes no sense for him to be campaigning there. See more »

Quotes

City Councilman Kevin Fogerty: Kevin Fogarty, City Council. I hope I have your vote on election day.
Dr. Frasier Crane: And why exactly should I vote for you, Mr. Fogarty?
City Councilman Kevin Fogerty: Well, because I'm a hard worker, and I take a stand.
Dr. Frasier Crane: On what, exactly?
City Councilman Kevin Fogerty: The issues of the day.
Dr. Frasier Crane: Which are?
City Councilman Kevin Fogerty: The things that concern you and your family... the most.
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Connections

Spoofs The Dead Zone (1983) See more »

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