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What does "filmed before a live studio audience" mean for Cheers?

Just like any other show filmed in front of a live audience, only the fixed stage parts are filmed in front of an actual audience. The parts outside or special episodes are pre-filmed and maybe shown ...
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From the start of Cheers, does Sam ever drink alcohol?

From the start of Cheers, does Sam ever drink alcohol? Yes At the end of Season2 / beginning of Season 3 After the "end" of the on-off relationship between Sam and Diane in the previous ...
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Who are depicted in a photo in Sam's office?

It appears to be a photo of two boxers : Max Baer and Primo Carnera, probably around when they had a match in 1934. Why Sam would have it in his office is anyone's guess. Edit to add: Although a ...
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What are all the tie-ins and spin-offs from Cheers?

The only direct spin-offs from Cheers were Fraiser and The Tortellis (Spin-off in this context means regular, recurring or guest characters from one show appearing as regular characters in another ...
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What are all the tie-ins and spin-offs from Cheers?

Opinions vary about how strong the common factors between to television shows have to be to make them part of a shared single fictional universe or to make one a spin-off of the other. Some people ...
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What does "filmed before a live studio audience" mean for Cheers?

Most sitcoms will have two or three main sets that face the audience (the bar and pool room, using Cheers as an example), and several less commonly used sets in other sections of the soundstage (Sam’s ...
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