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Sam Turns the Other Cheek is the 5th episode of the third season of Cheers. It was written by David Lloyd, and directed by James Burrows. It originally aired on NBC in the United States on November 1, 1984.


Sam learns his date was married. Despite Sam separating, her jealous husband confronts him. After Sam gets injured, he tells a tall tale. The bar costumers consider him a hero, except Diane. Meanwhile, Cliff is thinking about buying a new house, and Carla has a toothache.


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Cold Open[]

Sam is separating from Maxine due to learning she is married. She wants to continue, but he says that they have good memories. Diane comments that it is available in paperback wherever nauseating trash is sold.