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Cheers : a cultural history

Author: Joseph J Darowski; Kate Darowski
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Series: Cultural history of television.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For eleven seasons, Cheers was a critically acclaimed program, ultimately earning more that 100 Emmy nominations and securing 28 wins, including 4 for best comedy series. One of the most popular shows of all time, the series centered on a group of Boston, Massachusetts, locals who gathered to drink and socialize. Bar owner Sam Malone was the de facto leader of the group and boss to Carla Tortelli, Coach Ernie  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Darowski, Joseph J.
Cheers.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2019
(DLC) 2018059817
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Darowski; Kate Darowski
ISBN: 9781538113875 1538113872
OCLC Number: 1056691736
Description: xiv, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "How 'bout a beer, Chief?" --
A Jew and two Mormons walk into a bar: Cheers begins and nobody cares --
When everybody knows your name: How Cheers became a phenomenon --
The power of the bar: location, location, location --
The alcoholic Greek chorus and the staff that serves them: Loyal patrons and steady workers --
The evolution of Sam Malone: When age catches the magnificent pagan beast --
The devolution of Rebecca Howe: The no-nonsense businesswoman becomes all nonsense --
Sam and Diane: Will they, won't they, they did, they don't, now what? --
Conclusion: "We're closed" --
The episodes: an opinionated compendium.
Series Title: Cultural history of television.
Responsibility: by Joseph J. Darowski and Kate Darowski.

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A fascinating look into one of the most beloved sitcoms of all time, Cheers: A Cultural History examines the early struggles of the show to find an audience to its multiple Emmy wins. This book also  Read more...

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The authors follow up their recent Frasier: A Cultural History (2017) with an equally interesting look at that show's predecessor, the classic sitcom that introduced the character of Frasier Crane, Read more...

 
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