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The Beer is Always Greener is the second episode of the eleventh season of the NBC series Cheers.


Carla is forced to clean up her act and behave nicely when she has to find another job while Cheers is being rebuilt. Woody's faith in Kelly is shaken when he learns they belong to two different Lutheran church bodies.


  • This episode premiered just one day after the 10th anniversary of the pilot episode.
  • When Lilith is counseling Kelly and Woody, she uses an anecdote from "Gulliver's Travels." Ted Danson will go on to star in a film adaptation of "Gulliver's Travels" in 1996.
  • For this season, Bebe Neuwirth is still in the opening credits but only for the episodes in which she appears.
  • The title alludes to the expression: The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.