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The Crane Mutiny is the fifth episode of season 6 of the NBC series Cheers.


Norm and Cliff are playing around with Frasier, convincing him that Rebecca desires him. The prank spins out of control when Frasier leaves Lilith to pursue Rebecca. Meanwhile, Rebecca replaces Sam's picture with one of herself behind the bar.


Recurring / Guest stars:


  • Frasier and Lilith get engaged.
  • The episode title alludes to a famous 1951 novel by Herman Wouk called The Caine Mutiny. The book was subsequently made into a movie that starred Humphrey Bogart.
  • The picture Rebecca puts up of herself behind the bar was actually one of Kirstie Alley's headshots.