Bar Bet is the 18th episode of the third season of Cheers. It was written by Jim Parker, and directed by James Burrows. It originally aired on NBC in the United States on February 14, 1985.


An old drinking buddy of Sam's shows up unexpectedly to cash in on a bar bet, and Sam must do some fast thinking to save the bar.


Recurring / Guest stars:

Trivia and NotesEdit

  • Due to his ill health, Nicholas Colasanto does not appear in these scenes at all.
    • This is the first episode for him to not appear and the first episode where a main cast member doesn't appear.
  • Michael Richards would later go on to play Cosmo Kramer on the 1989-1998 NBC sitcom Seinfeld.