Cheers

Endless Slumper - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Rick Walker is in the bar with Sam, he recognizes Coach as a former pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox. Yet in future episodes of Cheers, Coach is always identified as a former third-base coach.

Truce or Consequences - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Sam, Carla and Diane are in Sam's office and begin laughing Coach walks in, laughs for a few seconds, and leaves. Right after that the obvious shadow of a piece of equipment (probably a camera) passes across the floor in front of Diane. (00:22:15)

Sam at Eleven - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: The very first shot after the opening titles shows cars driving in front of the bar. If you look at a brown car that drives past, you can see the director sitting in the director's chair, reflected on the car. (00:03:00)

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Truce or Consequences - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Diane finds out that Gino is not Sam's son, the towel that is on Coach's shoulder keeps changing position. In one shot it disappears then when the camera is facing him half is in font and half in back. When the camera is to his back most of the towel is in the back.

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No Contest - S1-E18

Revealing mistake: The photographs and news items relating to the Boston Barmaid Contest have been clumsily pasted onto a real newspaper. The paper upon which they were printed is cleaner and whiter than the off-white newsprint and the photographs have much greater contrast.

The Boys in the Bar - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Sam tells everyone it's closing time, he asks Harry how he got into the bar whilst he is playing snooker. He replies and then places a white snooker ball two inches behind a blue ball. There is also a yellow ball about three inches to the right of the blue ball. In the next shot, the yellow ball has suddenly moved a foot away from the blue ball. The yellow ball returns to its original position three inches away from the blue ball in the next shot. (00:00:10)

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Woody: Jack Frost nipping at your toes, Mr. Peterson?
Norm: Yeah, now let's get Joe Beer nipping at my liver.

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Trivia: The portrait of Geronimo hanging in the bar was a tribute to Nicholas Colasanto after he died. The portrait originally hung in his dressing room.

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Question: Was Sam supposed to have been married and divorced before the first episode? I swear I remember him saying something about having been married in an early episode, but I can't remember specifics.

Brian Katcher

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