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Origin of the name of the seafood restaurant Melville's on Cheers

On the American television sit-com Cheers there was a seafood restaurant over the bar. This restaurant was called Melville's. Recently I have begun to suspect the restaurant was named after Herman ...
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What are all the tie-ins and spin-offs from Cheers?

I was distantly aware that Cheers spun off multiple shows, or at least had tie-ins with shows. I'm aware of Fraiser, as well as Wings, St Elsewhere and Tortellis. Are there others and how do they ...
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Is this bar slide trick shown on Cheers real or a visual effect?

In the Cheers episode "Endless Slumper" (S01E10)" there are a couple of scenes where Sam (Ted Danson) displays a bar slide trick where he is able to curve the glass around the corner of the bar. The ...
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Who are depicted in a photo in Sam's office?

Inside Sam's office there is a black and white photo by the door. Looks to be two boxers holding a baby. Who are they?
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From the start of Cheers, does Sam ever drink alcohol?

In Cheers, Sam is a recovering alcoholic who doesn't drink. From the first episode onward, does Sam ever drink? For the purpose of this question, I will include answers where he's seen drinking on-...
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What does “filmed before a live studio audience” mean for Cheers?

Cheers is filmed before a live studio audience. I've just finished watching the entirety (at least available on Netflix) in the last couple years. There are scenes overseas, in airplanes, in ...
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Sign in Sam's office

In Sam's office in the TV show Cheers there is a yellow sign that reads "Electric work by Memphis..." but I can't make out the whole thing. What does it say? The sign can be partially seen in this ...
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Why is this picture used in the opening titles of Cheers, and where is it from?

The following image is from the sitcom Cheers title sequence. Source: sitcomsonline.com Can anyone tell me where this image is from and why it is used in Cheers.