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  1. vulture quizzes
    How Well Do You Know Cheer From Cheers?Can you distinguish between the addictive Netflix docuseries and the beloved legacy sitcom? Hopefully! But maybe take this quote quiz just to be sure.
  2. day drinking
    Seth Meyers Didn’t Cancel His Show for His Son’s Birth, But He Did for Rihanna“So the order goes, my first son, Rihanna, my second son.”
  3. where everybody knows your name
    The Good Place Finally Gave Ted Danson His Cheers MomentThe bar! The towel! The banter!
  4. close reads
    When Cheers Became Cheers: An Appreciation of ‘Endless Slumper’“Endless Slumper” illustrated why Cheers was destined to be an all-time great sitcom.
  5. A Recommendation: The Hallmark Channel’s Late Night LineupWhen looking for good comedy options, the Hallmark Channel is probably the absolute last place you would look. It’s a network named after a […]
  6. quiz time
    Quiz: Which TV Ted Danson Said It?Dansonheads, unite!
  7. tv couple scuffle
    Ross and Rachel vs. Sam and Diane: Who Is the Better Couple?Let’s ask ourselves which of these couples would have been the better couple to actually know.
  8. stage adaptations
    Take a Break From All Your Worries: Cheers Gets a Stage Adaption The play debuts in Boston, obviously.
  9. a tribute to james burrows
    Watch the NBC Stars Gather for James BurrowsThe special, which has been hyped as a near-reunion of Friends, airs on February 21.
  10. must-see tv
    Here’s a Promo for NBC’s Friends Almost-ReunionThe special also features cast members from CheersTaxiFrasierMike & MollyWill & Grace, and The Big Bang Theory.
  11. the wings reunion show
    The Lineup for A Tribute to James BurrowsBurrows directed 1,000 episodes of TV. You?
  12. Cast Members from ‘Friends,’ ‘Cheers,’ ‘Taxi,’ and More to Reunite on NBC […]Get ready for some classic comedy reunions on NBC next month. TV Line reports that the network will air a two-hour special next month paying […]
  13. A Syllabus From a Really Cool Professor, by Zack Stovall What follows is a syllabus that was discovered following an extensive legal background examination, unearthed from the pages of a textbook […]
  14. stay tuned
    Does Cheers Stay Good? Your Pressing TV Questions, AnsweredPlus: Should I go back to The Good Wife?
  15. what could have been
    NBC Originally Wanted Bill Cosby to Play Sam Malone on CheersHuh.
  16. obit
    Cheers Actor Roger Rees Dead at 71The actor was best known for his roles on Cheers, The West Wing, and in Robin Hood: Men in Tights.
  17. When ‘Cheers’ Left the Bar for a Wedding Chapel‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  18. vulture lists
    8 Ways TV Shows Have Killed Off Unhappy ActorsWriters have a long history of exacting their revenge on an actor by giving his character a Faces of Death–style ending.
  19. Check Out ‘Kroll Show’s ‘Cheers’ Parody Starring Larry BirdHere’s a great clip from last night’s Kroll Show, which saw the return of Kroll’s Larry Bird impression in a bizarre and hilarious Cheers […]
  20. stay tuned
    What Are the Stages of TV Grief? Your Pressing TV Questions, AnsweredPlus: Should I share my streaming passwords?
  21. perfect sound forever
    Watch Ted Leo and Aimee Mann Play TV Theme SongsCheers, Community, Orange Is the New Black, and more!
  22. ‘Cheers’ Writer Ken Levine on ‘The Middle’: ‘The One Show That Really Made […]“Maybe it’s not cool or hip to recommend The Middle, but when have I ever been cool and hip? Check it out. The best new show you might discover […]
  23. Watch Opening Credits for ‘Always Sunny’ in the Style of ‘Cheers’ Official Comedy made this opening credit sequence for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia in the style of Cheers’ opening, which manages to make […]
  24. It’s That Episode: Matt Moses Studies ‘Sex Farces’ by Watching ‘Cheers’On “It’s That Episode” Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode […]
  25. cheers
    A GIF History of Leonardo DiCaprio Raising GlassesBottoms up!
  26. ‘Modern Family’s Christopher Lloyd Say His Biggest Regret Is He Didn’t […]“Through the magic of actor chemistry and excellent writing, they created a world I wanted to be in every week and made me want to learn how […]
  27. ‘The Simpsons’ Deemed the Best Sitcom Ever by Vulture, ‘Cheers’ #2 Over the past few weeks, Vulture has been holding its “Sitcom Smackdown” tournament, pitting a bunch of amazing shows against each other in a […]
  28. sitcom smackdown
    A Cheers Writer’s Memory of the Show’s Emotional and Drunken Finale NightKen Levine remembers the hugs, tears, and disastrous live Tonight Show appearance.
  29. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown Finals: Cheers vs. The SimpsonsOur critic, Matt Zoller Seitz, makes the ultimate call, three weeks in the making.
  30. ‘The Shield’ Creator Shawn Ryan Writes About How Great ‘Cheers’ Is“Cheers represented writing, acting, and directing at the very highest levels, and Sam and Diane remain the gold standard for a complicated, […]
  31. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown Semifinals: Cheers vs. RoseanneThe Shield creator Shawn Ryan reaches across the comedy/drama aisle to make the hard call.
  32. sitcom smackdown
    Quarterfinals: Cheers vs. Arrested DevelopmentWill Leitch decides: booze or Bluths?
  33. The Rise and Fall of Dr. Frasier CraneSix months ago, I was living in Boston.  My wife had left me, which was very painful.  Then she came back to me, which was excruciating.  On […]
  34. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown, Round 1: Cheers vs. The OfficeA.J. Jacobs judges our first face-off. Sam and Diane take on Jim and Pam!
  35. sitcom smackdown
    What’s the Best Sitcom of the Past 30 Years?We kick off our Sitcom Smackdown, a bracket that pits Cheers, The Simpsons, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, and twelve more comedy greats against each other to find the ultimate champion.
  36. Watching an Alternate-Universe ‘Cheers’ That Shelley Long Never LeftThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  37. Ted Danson Angrily Quits Jimmy Kimmel’s Handsome Men’s Club A couple years ago, Jimmy Kimmel inducted TV icon Ted Danson into his Handsome Men’s Club, but during an appearance on Kimmel’s show last […]
  38. vulture reads
    Your Sunday Long Reads: J.K. Rowling, Louie, and Joseph Gordon-LevittAnother excuse to stay indoors. 
  39. Say Goodbye to the Next Hour of Your Life with This Amazing ‘Cheers’ Oral […]“I hope and assume that every good comedy writer, no matter the age, has a moment where they discover how great Cheers is…And I would […]
  40. where everybody knows your name
    Cheers’ History of Leg-Wrestling and ShroomsMan, Cheers is the best.
  41. The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Fred Graver, Who Has Done Everything“[Writing a Choose Your Own Adventure] is very much like writing a video game, and weirdly enough it was very much like writing remotes for […]
  42. The Biggest Liars, Braggarts, and Braggadocios in Sitcom HistoryThis #NoBollocks content was produced in partnership with Newcastle Brown Ale. If you enjoy this article, won’t you be a doll and watch a TV […]
  43. Laugh with, Not at, the Laugh TrackUnpopular Opinions is a bi-weekly column in which a writer takes a stand against popular opinion, whether it’s asserting the true merit of a […]
  44. The Lost Roles of CheersLost Roles is a weekly column taking a particular subject and exploring all of their movie and TV casting decisions that almost happened but […]
  45. The Boozehounds Take on the Brits: Cheers vs. Fawlty TowersThe Best Sitcom Episode Ever Tournament is pitting 32 of the greatest episodes of funny TV shows ever produced against each other in a […]
  46. The Office (UK) vs. Community and Cheers vs. Mary Tyler MooreThe Best Sitcom Episode Ever Tournament is pitting 32 of the greatest episodes of funny TV shows ever produced against each other in a […]
  47. The Cosby Show vs. Cheers and The Office (US) vs. The Office (UK)The Best Sitcom Episode Ever Tournament is pitting 32 of the greatest episodes of funny TV shows ever produced against each other in a […]
  48. holidaze
    See 40 TV Christmas Moments in Two MinutesGet a speed round of holiday wishes from 30 Rock, 3rd Rock From the Sun, Urkel, Cindy Brady, Murder She Wrote
  49. reunions
    Rhea Perlman Joins Kirstie Alley’s SitcomAs Alley’s mother-in-law.
  50. TBS Picks Up Cheers 2: Electric Booze-alooComedian Steve Byrne will star in Sullivan and Son, a half-hour comedy for TBS about a “legendary Pittsburgh bar, which serves as the […]
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