Day: June 27, 2016

Cheers – tape 1311

Here’s some more Cheers. In Madame LaCarla, Carla’s psychic is retiring and offers to train Carla as her replacement. Carla’s crushed when she discovers that she’s a fraud, but then realises that she could do the same job and make money.

In The Norm Who Came to Dinner Norm injures himself while decorating Frasier and Lilith’s house, and stays as a houseguest while recuperating.



In Ma’s Little Maggie, Cliff’s girlfriend Margaret is visiting, and has to meet his mother (Frances Sternhagen). They hit it off, and Mrs Clavin proposes on Cliff’s behalf.

Next, Unplanned Parenthood, in which Lilith suggests that Sam and Rebecca should babysit to see if they’re good potential parents, so they decide to babysit Carla’s kids.

In Bar Wars V: The Final Judgment, the bar prepares for the annual Halloween fright from Gary’s Olde Town Tavern. The gang’s prank causes Gary to die of a heart attack

For the cold open of the next episode there’s a rare bit of location filming in Boston.

Cliff and Norm in Boston

In this episode, Where Have All the Floorboards Gone?, Boston sportsman Kevin McHale gives Norm a special birthday gift. But then the gang get him obsessed with the number of bolts in the floor of Boston Garden. And Lilith gets a new haircut.

Next, in Head Over Hill, Sam sends Carla to humiliate the owner of Mellville’s, but instead, she ends up sleeping with him.

Sam, Carla and Hill

The last episode here is A Fine French Whine in which sleazy French Henri is still trying to steal Kelly away from Woody.

Kelly, Henri and Woody

Henri’s visa is expiring, to Woody’s delight, but to Kelly’s dismay. She agrees to marry him to keep him in the country.

After this episode, recording stops, and underneath, there’s a bit of a gardening programme


  • Malibu
  • Swatch
  • Greene King IPA
  • Canon
  • Rover
  • Philips Softone
  • HMV – Dannii Minogue
  • TV Licensing
  • Thames Ford Dealers
  • Center Parcs
  • Observer Magazine – Clement Freud – yet another monstrous spectre tainting all old TV
  • N&P
  • McDonalds
  • trail: Whose Line is it Anyway
  • Vauxhall Astra – Tom Conti, Nigel Hawthorne
  • DHL
  • BT
  • Singapore
  • Danish
  • Daily Mail – Ulrikka Jonsson
  • trail: TV Heaven

  • trail: Evening Shade