Season 3

Episode Guide

Rebound, Part 1

S3 E1
Sep 27, 1984
Coach asks Diane to return to Cheers from her self-imposed "vacation" to help Sam, who has fallen off the wagon.

Rebound, Part 2

S3 E2
Oct 04, 1984
After several sessions with Dr. Fraiser Crane, Sam is getting his life back in order, so Diane feels it's time to tell him the truth about her relationship with the psychiatrist.

I Call Your Name

S3 E3
Oct 18, 1984
Frasier asks Sam for some advice about his more intimate relationship with Diane and Cliff hides out from a vengeful fellow postal employee.

Fairy Tales Can Come True

S3 E4
Oct 25, 1984
Cliff meets a woman during a costume party at Cheers that he likes very much, but he's afraid to see her again as himself.

Sam Turns The Other Cheek

S3 E5
Nov 01, 1984
Sam makes up an elaborate story to explain how he got shot in the rear end, not wanting to tell everyone the real reason - he was shot at by a jealous husband.

Coach In Love, Part 1

S3 E6
Nov 08, 1984
Coach falls in love with a woman who agrees to marry him while Sam strikes out with her daughter.

Coach In Love, Part 2

S3 E7
Nov 15, 1984
The gang is furious when Irene dumps Coach after she wins the lottery. But when Coach refuses to believe that Irene is really gone, everyone worries that he's living in a state of denial.

Diane Meets Mom

S3 E8
Nov 22, 1984
Diane meets Frasier's mother, who quietly threatens to kill Diane if she doesn't leave Frasier alone.

An American Family

S3 E9
Nov 29, 1984
Carla's ex-husband returns with his new bride, demanding custody of their oldest son. The normally feisty Carla shocks everyone at the bar when she agrees to the request.

Diane's Allergy

S3 E10
Dec 06, 1984
After moving in with Fraiser, Diane develops a chronic allergy and believes his beloved dog, pavlov, causes it.

Peterson Carusoe

S3 E11
Dec 13, 1984
Norm becomes aware of his own mortality and decides to throw it all in and take off for Bora Bora.

A Ditch In Time

S3 E12
Dec 20, 1984
Sam gets in over his head when he dates a compulsive, suicidal bar patron.


S3 E13
Jan 03, 1985
Frasier is devastated when he learns that his learned mentor has been dating Carla, who also has a little surprise of her own.

The Heart Is A Lonely Snipehunter

S3 E14
Jan 10, 1985
The guys take Frasier on a snipe hunt in the woods after Diane asks them to include the psychologist in their masculine pursuits.

King Of The Hill

S3 E15
Jan 24, 1985
Sam returns to the mound for a charity softball game against Playboy bunnies, but his competitive spirit ruins the day when he strikes them all out.

Teacher's Pet

S3 E16
Jan 31, 1985
Sam and the Coach are taking the same night school course in geography, but while Coach studies, Sam dates the teacher.

The Mail Goes To Jail

S3 E17
Feb 07, 1985
Norm gets arrested when he finishes the route for an ill Cliff, but Cliff refuses to back up Norm's explanation to the authorities.

Bar Bet

S3 E18
Feb 14, 1985
Sam stands to lose the bar to an old friend because of a bet that he would marry Jacqueline Bissett before a certain date.

Behind Every Great Man

S3 E19
Feb 21, 1985
Sam faces the ultimate challenge to his skills as a male animal; a lady reporter who has been investigating the Boston singles scene and has heard every line in the book.

If Ever I Would Leave You

S3 E20
Feb 28, 1985
After his second wife Loretta kicks him out, Carla's ex-husband Nick Tortelli comes to Cheers asking Carla to take him back.

The Executive's Executioner

S3 E21
Mar 07, 1985
Norm is promoted to company hatchet man because of his unique style for letting people go.

Cheerio, Cheers

S3 E22
Apr 11, 1985
Diane announces that she's leaving Cheers to accompany Frasier to Italy and Sam throws her a going-away party.

The Bartender's Tale

S3 E23
Apr 18, 1985
Carla insists that Sam should hire an older woman to replace Diane but she doesn't reckon on Sam's attraction to the woman's daughter.

The Belles Of St. Tale

S3 E24
May 02, 1985
Carla calls together her former classmates from St. Clete's School for Wayward Girls to plot revenge on their former sadistic principal whom she spots drinking at Cheers.

Rescue Me

S3 E25
May 09, 1985
Frasier proposes to Diane while they're in Italy and she makes an emergency call to Sam, hoping he'll talk her out of it.