Sam unwittingly finds himself on the bad side of a jealous husband, and telling a tall tale to cover himself, ends up becoming a bar hero in everyone's eyes except Diane's. Meanwhile, Cliff is thinking about buying a new house, and Carla has a toothache.
- Shelley Long as Diane Chambers
- Ted Danson as Sam Malone
- Nicholas Colasanto as "Coach" Ernie Pantusso
- Rhea Perlman as Carla Tortelli
- John Ratzenberger as Cliff Clavin
- George Wendt as Norm Peterson
Recurring / Guest stars:
Sam is trying to break up with Maxine due to his rule while Cliff and Norm watch it for enjoyement. She tries to get him to go with it but he says that it will help them still have good memories and so eventually she says "Goodbye Sam", to which Diane remarks that it is available in paperback wherever nauseating trash is sold.